Locating opportunities for building digital confidence in staff


  • Rachel Bancroft Nottingham Trent University, School of Arts and Humanities
  • Dr Rosemary Pearce
  • Rachel Challen
  • David Jeckells
  • Joseph Kenney




Covid-19, digital confidence, teaching online, digital skills, online learning, learning technology


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How to Cite

Bancroft, R., Pearce, R. ., Challen, R., Jeckells, D. and Kenney, J. . (2021) “Locating opportunities for building digital confidence in staff”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.775.

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