The new academic skill set

What do you need to know to succeed in teaching and academic research today?

Advice on the new skills scholars need to succeed in teaching and academic research post pandemic

Gone are the days of quiet contemplation in an ivory tower. Scholars today are working in environments of high flux with new formats and processes for teaching and research still being tested and refined as we move into the next phase of the pandemic. What is certain is that digital and technology-enhanced practices are here for the long-term. So, what new capabilities do academics need to thrive and ensure successful outcomes among their students? And what can institutions do to foster the new academic skill set?

Instructional design advice: how to translate your academic knowledge into an effective online course

Instructional designer Marcello Crolla talks through the basics of how to create effective, engaging online courses

Marcello Crolla

The University of Edinburgh