Category Archives: Digital student

Tracker guidance available – new for 2017-18

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Along with new question sets for students we have fully updated the guidance for organisations using the tracker in 2017-18. From today you can access the updated Guides and a full walk-through of the tracker process on our Guidance page. Even if you have already committed to using the tracker there is useful information in … Read more

Tracker questions – sneak preview

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

If you’ve been following the 2017-18 Tracker you’ll know that we’ve released a version of the new question set (HE) for you to peek at. The FE questions use ‘college’ instead of ‘university’ but are otherwise the same. The questions for ACL, skills-based and online learners have some minor differences in the wording and the … Read more

Digital student tracker – time to commit!

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Today we’re launching the confirmation form for the Digital Student Experience Tracker 2017-18. You’ll automatically receive this form if you completed the first sign-up form. If you complete that first form now you’ll get the confirmation form within days – so if you haven’t committed yet, now is a good time to take the plunge. … Read more

What drives student satisfaction with their digital experience?

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

In reviewing the data from two major Tracker pilots, and other work done by the Digital Student projects, we have developed a deeper understanding of the elements of the student digital experience. We know that it centres on the course of study. Confident teaching staff, relevant learning activities, and up-to-date digital systems all contribute to … Read more

Why you should sign up for the 2017-18 Tracker!

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Last month we published a report from this year’s Student Digital Experience tracker project, representing the voice of 22,000 learners from across the UK. Findings from the project have attracted national and international interest, and we’re starting to see some exciting lessons about what makes a difference to the learning experience. But the main purpose … Read more

Student digital experience tracker 2017: the voice of 22,000 UK learners

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Universities and colleges are investing large sums of money on their digital environment both in terms of infrastructure, learning materials and supporting their staff with the development of their digital capabilities. But how do we know if the investment being made in these areas is impacting on our students’ digital experience? What do students’ expect … Read more

Key themes from the Digital Learner Stories now available

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Helen Beetham has now completed a comprehensive summary of the key themes that have emerged from the Digital Learner stories. The summary takes key themes from the 12 different learners’ stories and allows the learners voices to explore each theme in turn. Highlights of the summary include the following. Key benefits of digital learning for … Read more

12 new learner stories now available

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

The idea for the Digital Learner Stories came from feedback at a consultation event at the end of the Jisc Digital student: Skills sector study.  Participants remarked that it would be useful to have real learner voices talking briefly about their digital experiences in various post-16 sectors.  This would be a resource to help groups … Read more

Student Digital Tracker February Update

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Our student digital experience tracker is well underway with many institutions having launched their surveys and are busy gathering students’ responses. With many colleges and universities designating February as ‘Digital February’ the month they will be promoting the tracker to their students, we thought it would be timely to offer an update on what we … Read more