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Technology-Related Innovation - Implementation Tool (TRI-IT)

TRI-IT

On June the 13th 2016 Aaron attended the Higher Education Institution Challenge showcase event at the Derby Enterprise Centre to assist with a workshop run by Dr Richard Windle and Professor Heather Wharrad which demonstrated the Technology-Related Innovation - Implementation Tool (TRI-IT).

Technology-Related Innovation - Implementation Tool workshop

Technology-Related Innovation - Implementation Tool workshop

The Higher Education Institution Challenge showcase is

"Funded by the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network, the HEI Challenge Award has been a unique opportunity for East Midlands universities to foster a sustainable approach to working collaboratively across the region to drive positive experiences and outcomes for learners and local employers for the benefit of our population."

East Midlands Higher Education Institution Challenge website

Aaron worked with the innovative deployment of digital technology within health and social care education project team to develop an interactive tool. This tool maps out the health-care learning journey and offers examples of how technology can be deployed at the various stages of this journey to enhance the quality in the following domains: Improvement, Innovation, Expectation and Empowerment. The tool goes further by providing over 80 case studies from 11 higher education institutions across the East Midlands, South Yorkshire and surrounding Universities which demonstrate examples of the innovative deployment of technology within these institutions.

Technology-Related Innovation - Implementation Tool health-care learning journey

This was a project that had an extremely short turn-around time so Aaron looked to make use of existing resources to house the case study components and then built an interactive front end to present the case studies. Aaron created the illustration of the health-care learning journey and then utilised SVG to render this within the user’s web browser, taking advantage of SVG’s ability to be manipulated through CSS and JavaScript. The tool also allows the user to create their own "Innovation Pathway" by selecting areas of the health-care learning journey to form their own pathway which they can view.

Technology-Related Innovation - Implementation Tool being used on an iPad within the workshop

Technology-Related Innovation - Implementation Tool being used on an iPad within the workshop

The tool is fully responsive and was accessed via iPads within the workshop. Aaron was pleased with the performance of the tool as all attendees appeared to utilise the tool without issue and gave very positive feedback on both its performance and usefulness.

TRI-IT tool is openly available within the HELM Open site

Technologies

  • PHP
  • MYSQL
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • SVG



The article was viewable from Wednesday, 15th June 2016.

Author: Aaron Fecowycz