Resources

Our Resources are in development

Our Digital Social Impact Project is following a unique four phased approach which is enabling us to research, develop, implement and share high-quality digital teaching resources for HEI educators which will lead increased societal impact of HEI’s as Europe and beyond. There are four main resources we are working on:

Digital Social Impact Best Practice Audit

Digital Social Impact Course Toolkit

Digital Social Impact Course Configurator

Guidelines for Digital Social Impact Scaling Workshops

July-Dec 2021
PHASE 1
Phase 1: Exploration

We are currently engaging in:

- Field Exploration
- Desk Research
- Best Practice Mapping
- Synthesis

Leading to the creation of the Digital Social Impact Best Practice Audit, a report derived from academics in European HEIs on digital teaching formats which aim to create societal impact

Dec-May 2022
PHASE 2
Phase 2: Development

We will be working on:

- Technical Specifications
- Content Development
- Technological Development

Leading to the creation of the Digital Social Impact Course Toolkit – a collection of HEI led teaching approaches, activities, and topics which educators can use to achieve societal impact

Jun - Nov 2022
PHASE 3
Phase 3: Implementation and Refinement

We will be focusing on:

- Pilot testing
- Collaborating with real-world social organizations
- Refinement and iterative improvements

Leading to the creation of the Digital Social Impact Course Configurator – a custom digital tool which enables HEI educators to design a tailored Digital Social Impact Course using their preferred teaching approaches, activities, and topics which educators can use to achieve societal impact

Dec 2021 – May 2022
PHASE 4
Phase 4: Continuation


We will create lasting impact by:

- Publishing course templates
- Providing hands on guidelines and workshop resources
- Widely disseminating our resources and our learning

Our final resource pack will provide Guidelines for Digital Social Impact Scaling Workshops which will attract and enable more academics to use the configurator and scale the project on the European level.