Academic Support, Technology & Innovation (ASTI)

Who we are

Academic Support, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) supports staff in the use of digital technologies and resources for teaching, learning, assessment, research and university administration. ASTI comprises of Digital Skills Developers and Learning Technologists who are available to assist you with the creation of pedagogically driven learning materials, or materials required to support the university business processes. ASTI also provides guidance and advice on a range of Technology Enhanced Learning and Assessment initiatives, as well as training and support for university wide implementations to help individuals, module / programme teams, faculty groups and professional services teams to progress their own development ideas and projects.

What we do

  • Advise on embedding technology in teaching, research and assessment
  • Develop digital skills through a programme of courses, workshops and events
  • Informal 1:1 support
  • Capture case studies and promote best practice
  • Online support materials and training
  • Promote the ‘art of the possible’ by researching new and innovative approaches
  • Develop research bids and run projects to inform practice
  • Support and training for institutional initiatives and projects


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