Posts by: Emma Dodd

Supporting home working during COVID-19

Many colleagues in our community have found themselves in a situation where they now need to work from home. This can take some adjustment from thinking about where you can work, where you can take a break, and how can I cope with not seeing colleagues face to face? Many of us at Talis already worked remotely from home as part of our normal routine, but for some this has been a change. Internally, we shared some of our tips
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Collecting resources for homeschooling

Like many parents, I currently find myself in the situation of needing to support my daughter’s schooling from home while I also work. My group of friends, many of whom are teachers, started sharing useful educational resource links on social media.

Bishop Grosseteste University implemented Talis Aspire in August 2018. During the first year, the team focused on a small number of courses (English, Maths, Counselling, PGCE Primary, History) and early adopter academics to establish workflows and introduce Talis Aspire. A year after implementation, the library team are moving into Talis Aspire as business as usual.

During one of our routine Services calls with Harper Adams University, Matt Bryan, librarian was explaining about the progress made with academic engagement following a session he ran, inspired by Allie Taylor’s Insight Europe 2017 presentation and the implementation of Talis Aspire’s Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) integration.

Helen Lynch, Subject Librarian Team Leader from the University of Waikato recently reached out to the Talis Aspire User Group to explain how their university library team support academic engagement through module guides. We wanted to find out more about how the module guides were created and how they are used.