Are you a digital native?

The definition of a digital native is: “a person born or brought up during the age of digital technology and so familiar with computers and the Internet from an early age”. Despite this definition I am often referred to as a digital native, especially when it comes to education. Many people believe that current university … Continue reading Are you a digital native?

Survey: Fancy winning a £20 book token and book bundle worth £50

If you’re looking for the chance to win a £20 book token and a book bundle worth £50 by SAGE publications please fill in the short survey below! https://sussex.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/preparing-for-the-second-year The survey is looking at pre-arrival reading for second year undergraduate students for 2017-2018. We have written about our own pre-arrival reading experiences and want to know … Continue reading Survey: Fancy winning a £20 book token and book bundle worth £50

Focus Group: learning resources

Shortly after the Easter break we decided to find out what influenced students when buying and using resources. Our results showed similar patterns to previous surveys we had sent out, as well as highlighting new ideas and issues we hadn’t come across. We broke down the focus group into four sections; text buying, learning features, … Continue reading Focus Group: learning resources

Top ten tips for preparing for an assessment

No matter what year of university you are in, you will definitely have a variety of different types of assessments throughout the year. Here are ten brilliant tips to help with time management, motivation and getting that initial kick-start. 1. Start early! Whatever type of assessment you have looming it is always a good idea … Continue reading Top ten tips for preparing for an assessment