‘Using Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Educational Practices (OEP) for Teaching and Learning’ is a National Forum open resource developed in partnership with colleagues across the Irish higher education sector. As such, this space reflects our collaborative commitment to developing critical open education capabilities for positive individual, institutional, sectoral and societal change.
Helpful advice and resources on including e-assessment in your courses if you are a lecturer and resources to help you improve your mathematical skills if you are a student.
The ePrePP project was designed to enhance student learning in healthcare placements to ease the transition from student to professional. The project was led by a group representing medicine, nursing, pharmacy and pedagogy and has applications for not only healthcare disciplines but also the wider student body.
The core aim of this website is to support educators in social policy and the social professions to enhance their digital skills, thereby facilitating the development of technology-enhanced teaching and learning practices within our disciplines.
The GeoLab project is designed to deliver teaching and learning resources to improve the development of essential petrological skills at the four national third level geoscience units in Ireland.
Take 1 Step (#T1Step) is a regional campaign to raise digital skills across the Shannon Consortium.
At the core of the project, was the recruitment of staff as Digital Champions in each of the partner institutes. These staff have become champions for the improvement of digital literacy skills within their academic discipline, their department and ultimately across the Southern Cluster. The project documents the journey these champions took and provides a map for others who wish to follow in their footsteps.
Recognising that there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to the effective use of new digital technologies for teaching and learning, the What Works & Why project aims to build digital literacy and engagement for students and teachers by exploring the question: “What works and why?”
L2L is a project funded by the National Forum looking at the Professional Development Framework for all Staff who Teach in Higher Education through the lens of Library staff to see if it meets our professional development needs.
The Collaborative Knowledge Exchange for Learning Impact – or, simply, Crannóg, for short, is a partnership between NUI Galway, UL, MIC, and DCU, which aims to support the professional development of those colleagues in roles such as Head of School/Department, Dean, etc.
Specifically, the project focuses on aspects of leadership of teaching & learning, and the building of digital capacity/capability. It builds on the work of Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, and seeks to encourage the sharing of ideas, the dissemination of research and scholarship, and the development of a professional network.