An accessible, practical and up-to-date book on digital learning and teaching, relevant for all those involved in teaching and assessment in higher and further education (HE and FE), whatever your academic or vocational specialism.
It is essential reading for HE or FE practitioners, or those undertaking level 3, 4 and 5 qualifications
in Education and Training, Postgraduate Certificates in Education (PGCEs), Certificates in Education
(CertEds) and Postgraduate Certificates in Academic Practice (PGCAPs), as well as those in learning
technologist roles. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of
understanding and developing your digital capabilities as a basic competence in order to embrace
current digital technologies and pedagogies to improve student outcomes. This book provides you with
the practical knowledge and skills required to source and apply technology enhanced learning, teaching
and assessment (TELTA) and adapt traditional learning and teaching materials and approaches for an
online environment. It is designed around each aspect of the teaching and training cycle – identifying
needs, planning and designing, delivering and facilitating, assessing and evaluating – and also includes:
• how to build a positive and effective relationship with digital technology;
• guidance on topics such as selecting appropriate digital technologies and creating digital and online activities, resources and assessments;
• an emphasis on digital well-being and accessibility issues, and digital leadership;
• ways of keeping up to date and continuing professional development.