Digital capabilities: From niche to normal


  • Andy White University of Cumbria
  • Amanda Chapman
  • Isabel Lucas



Digital transformation, staff development, Covid -19


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How to Cite

White, A., Chapman, A. and Lucas, I. (2021) “Digital capabilities: From niche to normal”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.712.