Welcome to the Digital Innovation Partnership!

“It’s gone beyond what I expected, and it’s given a little bit more to the department.”
(Digital Innovator)

Welcome to the Digital Innovation Partnership Scheme (DIP), aiming to support the development of digital learning and teaching practices with staff and students. If you’re looking to make a meaningful digital change in your learning and teaching, from the use of electronic marking and collaborative apps, to the creation of virtual simulations and interactive tutorials, then you’ve come to the right place. 

Using a student-staff partnership approach, DIP partners learn from each other, co-design, co-develop and implement a new digital approach to address a challenge within teaching and learning. We focus on digital practices that are adapted to the specific disciplinary context, instead of simply offering IT skills training for software.

During 2017/2018 we supported twenty-three partnerships. For example, these projects include:

  • Using pre-class videos of chemical model making to improve student understanding of 3D structures.
  • Using collaborative apps to improve develop discussion and engagement in lectures and seminars.
  • Developing a virtual reality tour of campus to help students orientate themselves before they arrive at the University.

The Digital Innovation Partnership is currently recruiting 15 projects for the 18/19 academic year.

If you would like to learn more about the scheme, take a look at the What is DIP? tab. Here you will find information about our aims, roles available, project guidelines and routes of recognition.

Keen to be a part of the scheme? Follow the Get Involved tab to find out how to apply.

Take a look at the Support and Guidance find out how the scheme supports partnership working, planning and evaluation.

Curious to see what our current projects have been up to, or stuck for project ideas? Explore the Current Projects tab, where all the projects are displayed.

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