Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey: Summary of Main Report

Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey: Summary of Main Report



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The INDEx Survey was undertaken in autumn 2019 to explore the digital experiences of students and staff who teach in Irish higher education. Data was collected from 25,484 students and 4,445 staff who teach at 32 higher education institutions.

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Across all countries and contexts, higher education institutions are confronted with the question of how to adapt and shape higher education in an increasingly digital, networked world. At a time of unprecedented global challenge, the importance of confident, supported engagement with digital technology has become clear. The findings of the Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey, presented in this report, provide a comprehensive and nuanced understanding of the digital engagement, experiences and expectations of students and staff who teach across our sector.

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