The digital experience insights student survey 2019 shares information from students at 50 UK institutions - including 13,389 students in further education (FE), 14,525 based on-campus in higher education (HE), and 1,617 online HE learners. Participants describe their attitude towards technologies and their digital learning experiences.
Key findings include:
- Only 40% in FE and 42% in HE feel their course prepares them for the digital workplace
- Less than half of the FE students surveyed (49%) and only 70% of campus-based HE respondents agree that digital skills are needed in their chosen career
- Overall, satisfaction levels are high, with 70% of FE students and 75% of those studying on-campus in HE rating the quality of digital teaching and learning on their course as ‘good’, ‘excellent’ or ‘best imaginable'
- Around seven in ten students in HE and six in ten in FE agree that, when digital is used, they understand things better and enjoy learning more
- Just 53% of FE students and 70% of HE students agree that their institution supports them to use their own digital devices
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