TU Dublin launch a Digital Skills Diagnostic tool for students and staff

Published: 26 Sep, 2022

As part of an SATLE2 TU Dublin project funded by the National Forum, TU Dublin procured a two-year subscription for a TU Dublin digital skills diagnostic service called The JISC Discovery Tool.

Getting started: Discover your current digital skills


Step 1: How to login


How does this work?


Step 2: Select a question set - Discover how digital you are!

To start a question set go to the home page and select Question sets and reports for students.

Question sets and reports for students thumbnail from the Jisc discovery tool, the image shows a white icon of a person with a thought bubble on a blue background

You'll find three question sets to choose from:

screenshot of the exploring your digital capabilities question set cards for new and current students

If you're just starting your course begin with the New students question set and when you feel ready (or your tutor feels you're ready) take the Current students question set.


Step 3: Answer the Digital Skills questions

Example Question: 

screenshot of a slide bar question from the explore your overall digital capabilities question set




Step 4: View your feedback reports

The report includes:

Example of competency graph from an overall digital capabilities report. The diagram shows a user's confidence level in 15 areas of digital capability, with colour coding to match the 6 top-level areas of the digital capability framework

Example of guidance text from a user's report. The guidance text has a description of the capability area (in this example, digital creation) and a wheel chart showing a user's confidence level

Screenshot showing a confidence level score in one capability area