The Student Success Toolbox is a series of short courses aimed at flexible learners (such as mature, part-time, and online/distance learning students) to help them assess their readiness for and lay the foundations for successfully undertaking and completing a college programme. The digital tools provided help students assess various factors to consider when considering returning to education, such as time management and computer skills level.
This post from the Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning (EDTL) project blog is a guide aimed specifically at students of DCU, providing recommendations and links to helpful resources for digital learning at DCU, including in IT, Student Support, the Library, and Printing Services.
This is a blog post from the Irish Universities Association’s Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning (EDTL) project team giving specific and useful advice on making new purchases in advance of the academic year, particularly looking at and recommending around buying new laptops before the college year and which laptops are best for college work.
LifeComp is an EU framework that can be used as a basis for the development of learning activities and curriculums. It aims to help people build meaningful and dynamic lives by encouraging them to self-regulate their emotions, thoughts, and behaviours and learn throughout their lives. The framework is split into nine competencies, grouped into three main areas: personal, social, and learning.
This is a free interactive course which aims to set you up for success in your online learning. It will help you reflect on how you can contribute collaboratively online, identify the tools and resources you’ll need to make the most out of your digital learning, and how to develop, professionalise, and safeguard your online identity and presence.