Category Archives: Digital student

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

Digital Student Tracker: new and improved!

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

I’m genuinely excited about the new question set for the Student Digital Experience Tracker. For the first pilot we cut things down to the bare essentials. We wanted the service to be simple, reliable, to achieve a high completion rate, and to demonstrate a demand. We made a  number of compromises to arrive at questions … Read more

Tracker: Alt-C workshop and open beta pilot

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

After a highly successful initial pilot of the Jisc Student digital experience Tracker, we’re delighted to launch the open beta phase. Participating institutions will gather data about their learners’ digital experiences and expectations, and compare the results with others in their sector. The Tracker is now a well-developed and proven tool, and some minor changes … Read more

Online learners: key findings and upcoming events

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

We are pleased to publish the final report from our study into the expectations and experiences of online learners: What makes a successful online learner? You can catch up with the study team at ALT-C 2016, where we will be presenting some of our findings on Wednesday 8th September (10.25 in the Ensemble Room). A … Read more

Describing learners’ journeys with technology

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

During summer 2016 we are looking for digital learners to tell us their stories. We want to showcase some of ‘journeys’ with technology that learners undertake, using blog posts, digital images, animations, digital voice or video – whatever suits them best (see some creative ideas we generated during our Online Learners success week). We know … Read more

#OLsuccess: into the weekend

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Thank you to everyone who has taken part in #OLsuccess this week, whether you have taken our ten-minute survey , contributed to our #olsuccess discussion forum or just been following us on twitter and storify. Because we know many online learners are fitting in their learning around busy working lives – and may be online … Read more