A seamless digital learning environment

A good starting point to thinking about the student’s expectations of a digital university is this JISC publication

‘Enhancing the student digital experience: a strategic approach’- Supporting institutions to develop digital environments which meet students’ expectations and help them to prepare for higher study and employment:
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/guides/enhancing-the-digital-student-experience

There are some interesting examples below:

A seamless digital learning environmentPlymouth University http://digitalstudent.jiscinvolve.org/wp/files/2015/01/DS14-A-seamless-digital-learning-environment-at-Plymouth-University.pdf & http://technologyenhancedlearning.net/support-resources/

Championing the student IT experience – University of Bristol http://digitalstudent.jiscinvolve.org/wp/files/2015/01/DS31-Championing-the-student-IT-experience-at-Bristol.pdf

  • ‘role of Student IT Experience Manager- advocate for student users of IT services and facilities’
  • ‘IT developments are driven by student feedback, coordinated by a single student experience champion’.

A relatively new concept for me is Learning Analytics and the power of the technology to support my academic tutoring work. A brief explanation of Learning Analytics and where you can find out more are available here.

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