Do you want to develop your digital confidence?

Is this you? ..You think you have a harder time with technology than those around you ..you feel overwhelmed by the digital world, unable to catch or keep up with the pace of change ..you only ever venture to try new things or tools when there’s absolutely no choice  ..and you know that you need to…

Spotlight on Digital: The times they are a changin’

In his keynote at the 2018 Sheffield Hallam Learning and Teaching Conference, Dr. Sam Grogan (Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience, University of Salford) gave us an interesting and challenging vision of the future of Higher Education and how Salford are starting to adapt to its implications, illustrating how we should be designing curricula to develop capabilities and…

Spotlight on Digital: Why Accessibility is Important to All

‘Accessibility’, ‘Inclusive Practice’ and ‘Universal Design’ are terms that are used with increasing frequency within Higher Education, but the distinctions between them and the importance of the principles to which they refer is not always clear. In this video, Paddy Turner (LEAD lecturer and Chair of the National Association of Disability Practitioners) gives a brief…

Spotlight on Digital: Managing P4$$w0rd5

Trying to create strong and, more importantly, memorable passwords for all the different services that you use can be a real problem. Every site seems to require a different password length and combination of character types, which you often aren’t told about until after entering a non-compliant password. Combine this with being forced to change…