Education Is there a difference between hybrid teaching and blended learning environments? Yes, says the Swedish Council for Higher Education in the latest edition of its Swedish-English dictionary. Many of the new words are cumbersome and long - the longest being 26 letters.
Teaching Hybrid teaching may become the norm at Swedish higher education institutions this autumn. But what are the educational benefits? That was the subject of a recent digital seminar.
Work environment Higher education institutions have mostly coped well with the added pressure of the pandemic, but staff and students have made great sacrifices. This is the finding of a report published by UKÄ, the Swedish Higher Education Authority, which summarises how the first year of the pandemic has impacted academia.
Law Recorded lectures on learning platforms must be subtitled to be more accessible. This raises fears that the legal requirement could lead to a reduction in the number of video and audio recordings.
Opinion Public consultation will be important for the EU’s new Higher Education Transformation Agenda.
Education The uniquely rapid transition to distance mode has been a powerful driver of the digitalisation of higher education. But how much of that change will endure after the pandemic? Universitetsläraren has asked a number of key people.