Seminar 7 : Developing digitally capable graduates

Leigh, JA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6579-1259, Vasilica, CM ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3012-1087, Dron, RM, Davis, D ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3685-4481 and Etherington, S ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6216-089X 2020, Seminar 7 : Developing digitally capable graduates , in: Education 4.0: Our Next Phase to Curriculum and Assessment Design International Virtual Series, 9th July- 26th August 2020, University of Hong Kong (Online).

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Abstract

During the current coronavirus pandemic, undergraduate nurse teaching is facing many challenges. United Kingdom (UK) Universities have had to close their campuses, which means that academics are working from home and may be coping with unfamiliar technology to deliver the theoretical part of the undergraduate nursing curriculum. Emergency standards from the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council have allowed theoretical instruction to be replaced with distance learning, requiring nursing academics to adapt to providing a completely virtual approach to their teaching. This article provides examples of tools that can be used to deliver the theoretical component of the undergraduate nursing curriculum and ways of supporting students and colleagues in these unprecedented times. Indeed, the content of this presentation is transferable and applicable to all higher education sectors and we do draw on our collaborations between School Health & Society and Salford Business School. We provide top tips on our experience here at Salford, of using digital technologies, including which tool to use-the decision-making process; exploring the role of the lecturer as facilitator; creating the support processes for academics who are working and delivering remotely; and buddying with colleagues from technical disciplines to maximise programme delivery success.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Depositing User: Professor JA Leigh
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2020 08:55
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2020 09:00
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/58269

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