Preparing for generation Z: how can technology enhanced learning be firmly embedded in our students' learning experience? A case study from Abertay University

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Abstract

Abertay is a relatively small, modern university (undergraduate population of around 4000) with a wide portfolio and a diverse student population. Around 35% of our students are direct entry from local partner colleges to years 2 and 3 of our programmes and a significant number are first generation higher education within their families. As such, partnership working with colleges and support to aid student transitions are key aspects of Abertay’s provision. Since 2013/14, the university has developed and implemented a new Teaching and Learning Enhancement strategy that has catalysed wholescale transformation across the institution. This paper provides an overview of technology enhanced learning at the university with the drivers for change being to the quality of our students' learning experience, improve student retention and progression and enhance learners’ engagement.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationINTED 2019 Proceedings
Subtitle of host publication13th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
EditorsL. Gómez Chova, A. López Martínez, I. Candel Torres
PublisherIATED Academy
Pages5769-5773
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9788409086191
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Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2019
Event13th International Technology, Education and Development Conference - Valencia, Spain
Duration: 11 Mar 201913 Mar 2019
Conference number: 13
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Conference13th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Abbreviated titleINTED
CountrySpain
CityValencia
Period11/03/1913/03/19
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Robertson, A. (2019). Preparing for generation Z: how can technology enhanced learning be firmly embedded in our students' learning experience? A case study from Abertay University . In L. G. Chova, A. L. Martínez, & I. C. Torres (Eds.), INTED 2019 Proceedings: 13th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (pp. 5769-5773). IATED Academy. https://doi.org/10.21125/inted.2019