Performing community: an online tea break as a radical act


  • Carina Buckley Southampton Solent University



Covid-19, workplace culture, community, connectedness

Author Biography

Carina Buckley, Southampton Solent University

I am the Instructional Design Manager at Southampton Solent University, responsible for the university's programme of Blended Learning by Default. My goal is support students in their learning by ensuring they have access to a rich and engaging learning environment that underpins their learning how to learn.


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How to Cite

Buckley, C. (2021) “Performing community: an online tea break as a radical act”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.761.

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