Digital Learning Dispatches (previously called Learning Bits, Bytes and Delights) provides regular news items and updates on the activities of the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL). The NIDL at Dublin City University aims to be a world leader at the forefront of designing, implementing and researching new blended, on-line and digital (BOLD) models of education. We have a mission of transforming lives and societies by exploring BOLD new models of education for a better and more sustainable future–for all.
The NIDL is committed to providing strategic leadership, building strong communities of innovation, and enabling and contributing to world-class research. We support a comprehensive suite of professional development opportunities in BOLD education from workshops to advanced postgraduate and doctoral study.
Additionally the NIDL is committed to promoting access to university-level online degrees and qualifications through DCU Connected and a suite of free online short courses through DCU’s Inspires. Our staff are highly regarded for their research expertise, postgraduate supervision and considerable practical experience in the schooling and higher education sectors, and play major leadership roles in leading publications and national and international professional bodies.