Build a digitally enhanced learning experience
It is difficult to find a high paying job that doesn’t require an understanding of technology. Nearly everyone in the current workforce is required to interact with technology to varying degrees on a daily basis. Digitally-enhanced learning environments equip students with the knowledge and skills they will need for future success. While most universities use some form of learning management system (LMS) or virtual learning environment (VLE), their use across an institution by tutors and students is fragmented and often poorly implemented.
Equipping every student with a personalized digital learning experience is a must in today’s digitally-driven society. Digitally enhanced learning uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience. It leverages the power of technology to give students the ability to learn at their own pace.
Pre-designed digital courses improve teaching effectiveness and productivity by allowing teachers to focus on providing useful feedback to students on their learning rather than worrying about what to teach and how to teach it. It also enhances the quality assurance of degree programs as the learning process, activities and assessments are pre-designed by experts.
Digital courses encompass a range of different tools and applications to support and empower students to engage in deeper learning as they contain high-quality, rich media content creatively designed to support effective learning. Formative assessment, tutor engagement, engaging scenarios and simulations combined with easy to use navigation allows the learner to select their own learning journey. This provides opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere facilitated by individualized adaptive learning tasks that ensure all students reach their full potential to succeed in college and a career. Deep learning encourages students to engage with and apply subject content; think critically and solve complex problems; work collaboratively and communicate effectively.
University Vice-Chancellor; Ernst & Young, 2012