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Jewitt K. (2020). Connecting Students with Customized Technology Solutions: Embedding Partnership in a Digital Learning Strategy. johepal. 1(3), 16-25. doi:10.29252/johepal.1.3.16
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Research increasingly suggests that when learners are engaged in shaping and leading strategy, they develop a greater sense of ownership over their learning (Healey et al, 2014). Technology is disrupting (Christensen, 1997) existing educational delivery models, providing more choice for students, for example, through new providers (Edsurge, 2015) and MOOCs having degree credits (University of Leeds, 2016). Developing a digital strategy is an integral part of every leader’s responsibilities. However, there is no universal model or format for developing an e-learning or digital teaching and learning strategy. This paper describes an approach in how to develop a digital strategy in partnership with students. This paper includes observations, findings, examples of good practice and draws upon a wide range of literature. This paper will be useful if we are improving our own digital strategy or if we have not yet started on a strategy. Specifically, I will be looking at why a digital learning strategy is important. This paper argues the benefits to be gained from adopting a more business-like focus to developing a digital learning strategy in partnership with students. I will discuss the collection of key data and fundamental questions to ask, in order, to develop your strategy. The paper lays out a road map to developing and implementing a digital strategy in partnership with students.
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Received: 2020/11/16 | Accepted: 2021/01/17 | Published: 2021/01/21

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