Blog Post: Zoom, Why Webcams are Important (Staff)

It can be disheartening and demotivating to teach a row of blank screens, but we know that many students prefer not to turn their camera on during online classes. There are various reasons why this might be the case:  Competing obligations: Students may juggle various demands, such as looking after younger children, during the session.  Right to privacy: Students may not want…
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Blog Post: Online Learning -What’s Working (Staff)

‘What’s working?’ provides an outline of key issues raised in cross-institutional student feedback from the the BluePulse Survey. Feedback indicates that there is a lot of excellent practice right across LJMU, and that students appreciate the efforts that academic staff are making to support…

Blog Post: Tips for Using Breakout Rooms in Zoom (Staff)

Although getting students to work in breakout groups is standard practice in many areas, the experience of online breakout groups can be challenging for some students.  This is particularly the case for those students who are newer to LJMU and haven’t had a chance to get to…
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