Since March 2020 higher education has experienced one of the most disruptive phases in its recent history. In a sector typified by considered, researched and incremental change, overnight everyone began emergency remote teaching, learning and assessing. The dramatic shift resulted in positives and negatives, and posed a series of questions for students, staff and other stakeholders. Though still living through the pandemic, in March 2021 fifteen partners from a range of stakeholders across the sector agreed to work together to answer one shared persistent and urgent question: In the context of Covid-19, what have we learnt and what does it mean for the future of teaching and learning in Irish higher education?
Some Key European and National Teaching and Learning Policy and Practice Documents
A resource containing a suite of approaches to achieve social presence with online teaching. Each approach is aimed at establishing a sense of a learning community, enabling meaningful and in-depth interactions where learning experiences can be shared.
A short video outlining approaches to teaching live classes online
A short video explaining some of the differences between online vs in-class.
A short video explaining how you can support online students.
Facilitating discussion forums as part of online teaching.
Social presence in an online environment
Getting started with teaching online transcript