Digital strategies within UWS

Lizanne Hamilton-Smith, Stephen Andrade

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As part of National Education Scotland in partnership with various healthcare settings integrating digital strategies into health and social care curricula across Scotland. Currently participating in Digital Health and Care Leadership Programme for NMAHP Educators to create a digital workforce by encouraging academics and students to commit to digital and learning strategies.
Within Health and Life Sciences, various staff are undertaking various projects to improve the academic, professional, personal experiences while studying at UWS. Implementation of digital strategies are being underpinned with theories and frameworks e.g. Aristotle, Vygotsky, Blooms or Benner and JISC (2016) technology guide advises to make better use of technology to manage the digital process and the way technology can support the management of the entire life cycle of learning.
Promoting a positive learning culture that allows honesty and openness, to meet and surpass needs and expectations. While legal and regulatory requirements need to be upheld, there will be opportunities for innovation, wherein students are empowered to harness diverse learning opportunities across a wide range of settings. In so doing, they will become able to practise effectively, safely and compassionately and, in turn, inspire a new generation of nurses. Partnership and Stakeholder voice by providing a learning culture, empower external students to have a voice and champion widening participation and equal opportunities in higher education in general to enhance practice by leading on cross-departmental/ cross-institutional activities and events that promote inclusive and accessible practices and widening participation during their studies.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jun 2020
EventUWS Learning, Teaching and Research Conference 2020 - Online, Blantyre, United Kingdom
Duration: 24 Jun 202024 Jan 2021


ConferenceUWS Learning, Teaching and Research Conference 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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