Rise x LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn learning offers over 16,00 skills-development courses, and you can access them all for free as part of your Man Met studentship (usual cost £29.99/month!) And thanks to our exclusive partnership, you'll automatically earn Rise points for completing them. Here's how to get started:
- Go to linkedin.com/learning-login
- Enter mmu.ac.uk - this step is important!
- Click Continue to The Manchester Metropolitan University
- Enter your username in the following format: MMUID@stu.mmu.ac.uk, eg. email@example.com
- Enter your usual university password
Note: Rise points will be automatically awarded at 7am each morning, based courses that you have fully completed in the previous 24 hours
What are digital capabilities?
Digital capabilities are the skills needed to live, learn and work in a digital society.
Being ‘digitally capable’ isn’t the same for everyone and will vary according to your choice of subject and future career. The Digital Capabilities Framework can help you to understand what being ‘digitally capable’ means to you. It is made up of six elements:
Assess and Improve your Skills
The Discovery Tool allows you to complete a self-assessment of your digital capabilities by asking you questions about each of the areas. At the end of the self-assessment you will be given a personalised report explaining your areas of strength, possible opportunities for improvement and potential next steps.
Task 1: Take a digital capabilities self-assessment using the Discovery Tool.
Watch: Using the Discovery Tool
This video will take you through how to use the Discovery Tool to take a self assessment of your digital skills and capabilities. It explains how to access the tool, how to log in, how to take a self-assessment, where you can find activities to help develop your skills and how you can track your progress over time.
To login go to jisc.potential.ly
- Start typing the name of your organisation in the search box
- Click on the name of your organisation when it appears
- Select Continue
- Sign in with your Manchester Met credentials
The first time you open the Discovery Tool you will be prompted to enter the following information:
- Course Level
- Subject Area
Task 2: Develop your digital capabilities
Completing the self-assessment exercise should have helped you identify the areas where you might want to develop your digital capabilities. Choose an area from the list below to see a curated list of LinkedIn Learning courses. You can take the self-evaluation multiple times and the tool will overlay your results so you can see any improvements.