- Making the Case for Virtual Placements
- A guide to creating an awesome online conference
- Songs of the Day
Making the Case for Virtual Placements
In today’s post, Dr. Jamie Murray (@jamiegmurray86) makes the case for increasing virtual placements by outlining the main benefits but also considering the key challenges facing students and placement coordinators. Jamie is also delighted to introduce the new School of Psychology & Neuroscience Employability Network which he leads along with Dr. Steven McNair. The full blog post discussing virtual placements and introducing the network can be found via the link below.
A guide to creating an awesome online conference
Dr Linnea Soler & Dr Smita Odedra
Today for Day 4 we are gifting an HTML5 guide on how to deliver an amazing online conference to promote the dissemination of SoTL in your community. Online events don’t have to be a second-rate experience compared to an in-person meeting! Read about the benefits of holding events online, find top tips for planning an e-conference and discover innovative ways to seamlessly blend technologies to deliver an exciting experience for all delegates. Smita and Linnea share how they used their tech skills, their creativity, and their grit to pull together and run an online conference that was praised by its delegates for being fun and for being highly effective.
Soler, Linnea; Odedra, Smita (2022): A lighthearted guide to how to run a sucessful e-conference. figshare. Online resource. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.21676847.v2
Songs of the Day
Jamie quite enjoys the Blink 182 cover from this years John Lewis advert: