Posts categorised: Shift to online

Since the shift to online, we’ve all had to get used to new systems and make the most out of the tools at our disposal. Whether you are new to Talis Aspire, or have been using it for years, we’ve put together a few quick tricks and tips to help you make the most of it whilst working online.

COVID-19 has already had a big impact on life as a whole, and this will continue for some time to come. As university staff and students grapple with 100% online teaching and study, publishers and e-resource providers are helping to support their consumers.

Supporting distance learning

Many universities have students who study distance courses. There are a variety of reasons for this including mature students, part-time students who are also working, and geographic factors. In light of the current situation with COVID-19, an increasing number of universities have had to change their approach and move to 100% teaching online. We reached out to the team at the University of Exeter, who are well experienced in this, to ask for their top tips.

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.