Driving digital skills enhancement: Student content creators
Keywords:digital skills, student authors, digital capabilities, change agents, student developers
The student technology mentor (STMs) team at the University of Hertfordshire have worked together to create an engaging online digital skills course for students. They have designed, developed, and authored content for their peers with the eventual aim of staff learning from these resources. This project will continue to be enhanced and added to over time by fellow students. The STMs have worked closely in partnership with the digital capabilities team to lead digital skills development for employment development. The content is currently aimed at our Level 6 and 7 students and is integrated as part of the Go Herts award so that students gain recognition and reward for engagement in extra curricular activity. This case study outlines how students can drive change, lead strategy, and design and author content whilst working in partnership with staff.
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