Category Archives: Digital student

New developments #1: launching our teaching staff pilot

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

We started the new year by talking about a new, ‘360 degree’ approach to understanding and  enhancing the student digital experience. Here is a snapshot of our thinking to date. Over the next few blog posts we’re going to introduce some new members of the tracker family that together make up a virtuous circle of … Read more

Teaching staff tracker and the 360 degree perspective

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

For the 2017-18 Tracker, we asked our key contacts to provide information about your organisation in addition to the student data you are gathering through the tracker. This blog post explains how we developed those questions, what they are, and something of how we hope to use them to understand the student digital experience better. … Read more

Seasons greetings and end-of-year update from the Tracker team

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Wishing all our Tracker contacts and institutions a Merry Christmas and a very Happy, student-centred and data-rich New Year! Thank you for all your interest and support in 2017. We look forward to even stronger data and findings from the Tracker in 2018, and working with you to understand and support the student digital experience. … Read more

Quick guide to customising and launching the tracker

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

As you’ll know by now, there’s plenty of ‘slow’ guidance to customising and launching the tracker from our Guidance page. But if you’re confident about your aims for the tracker, you’ve got your key stakeholders involved, and you’ve used BOS before, you might not need that much detail. This six-step quick guide is for you … Read more

Getting started with the tracker – this is for you!

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

It’s the last day of October, and the tracker team (mainly Tabetha and Mike) have been incredibly busy this month. If you’ve signed up to complete the tracker in 2017-18 you’re one of more than 230 organisations that have done so.  125 have confirmed their participation and 60 tracker surveys are already launched or in … Read more

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