A digital badged blended learning award and policy for developing quality assured digital badge awards

The digital badged blended learning award aims to create the right circumstances and an empowering setting to realise the potential for digital badges within WIT. This T&L initiative is a pilot project to enable WIT staff in designing, developing and delivering their own digital badges. The work will begin with a review of Digital Badge…

Technology Enhanced Learning Curriculum Development and Accreditation (30 Credits, Level 9, Minor Award)

This T&L initiative aims to enhance the teaching capacity of WIT’s School of Lifelong Learning and Education (SOLLE) academic staff through the adoption of technology, infrastructure; and pedagogical models. It will deliver three tangible outputs, namely: 1. Programme Design and Accreditation: This phase will focus on the design and accreditation of a specific programme for…

Innovative Means of Promoting Positive Engagement of Students, Staff and Stakeholders

The strategies of WIT and its School of Humanities focus on student engagement and accessibility of teaching and learning practices as priorities. Under this T&L initiative, the School of Humanities are undertaking three distinct yet complementary projects which seek to promote this engagement: Language Learning: Understanding the Student and Employer Needs In response to the…

TutorStack: Tutors Engagement Dashboard & Media Production Enhancement

Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are central to the learner and educator experience. They have the potential to open up learning opportunities to a significant community of students for whom traditional in-class participation may not be possible. An effective VLE must include support for instructional design, learner community fostering and communication, teamwork, media production and management,…

Transnational Education and Collaboratory for Health (TEACH CoLab)

The overall aim of this T&L initiative, TEACH CoLab (Transnational Education and Community Health Collaboratory), is to develop a sustainable model for sharing good practice and effective approaches to teaching and learning across disciplines and institutions. TEACH CoLab will strengthen network links between disciplines in WIT across three Schools using learnings from a pilot project…

TUDublin IMPACT: Re-imagining a Multi-Disciplinary approach to programme design and development

This T&L initiative aims to build capacity by supporting projects that maximise the value of the University’s current T&L practices and that meet the T&L strategy and student experience definition developed through the Theme one project. This will be achieved by: • Identification of Critical areas for development through an audit of existing projects and…

Embedding Sustainability across the Curriculum and Beyond – Stimulating Active Citizenship for Possible Sustainable Futures

The National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 2014-2020 (Department of Education and Skills, 2014) aims to ‘ensure that education…equips leaners with the relevant knowledge, the key dispositions and skills and the values that will motivate and empower them throughout their lives to become informed citizens who take action for a more sustainable future.’…

Data Analytics to Inform and Enhance Learning (DAnIEL)

This capacity building T&L initiative aims to create accessible learning analytics for learners and lecturers and in doing so, inform and enrich learning in Higher Education. This project will maximise and drive GMIT’s Data for Enhanced Student Success Policy though digital transformation of learning. This initiative will embed and facilitate an inclusive, collaborative and innovative…