Innovative Opportunities Transforming Education (iNote)
In January 2019, GMIT along with CUA partners LyIT and IT Sligo have been awarded a HEA Innovation in Teaching and Learning award to build digital capabilities in the region over the next 3 years.
The iNote project provides opportunities to transform the higher education experience in the CUA institutes. The project includes five work packages:
Work Package 1: The development of quality assurance policies and procedures to enable digital learning (Project Lead Letterkenny IT, Dr Simon Stephens)
Work Package 2: The development of a digital teaching and learning training programme and online education courses for all staff to build digital capabilities and pedagogic expertise, in order to design, deliver and support flexible, distance and e-learning programmes. This work package will also include consultation and mentoring from an international partner (NY State University/SUNY) with a focus on replicating best online and flexible delivery practice. (Project Lead GMIT, Dr Carina Ginty)
Work Package 3: The development of an online learning student support services model. (Project Lead IT Sligo, Prof. Jacqueline McCormack)
Work Package 4: Design and development of three online learning programmes in Galway-Mayo, Sligo and Letterkenny.
Work Package 5: Evaluation and dissemination of all project outputs across the CUA.
For further information on the iNote project, contact Dr Carina Ginty, GMIT Project Lead, Teaching and Learning Office at TLO@gmit.ie