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Curating an Active Learning Ecosystem: A Model: Active Learning Technology Ambassadors

Active Learning Center Technology Ambassadors Program

Active Learning Center Technology Ambassador Training Program Overview

University of Saint Mary

Created by Ashley Creek, Dr. Matt Deakyne, and Dr. Gwen Landever

02/10/2016

During the year of the grant, Honors First Year Experience Students will have the opportunity to train as Technology Ambassadors, with the training and opportunity opening up to all All University Honors, STEM, Education and Computer Science students in the Spring Semester. Technology Ambassador training will focus on developing a base skill set necessary to complete the USM De Paul Library Special Collections Service Learning Program during the Spring semester, including video recording and editing, audio production, and iterative design using rapid prototyping tools. Students who complete the training program will be certified as Technology Ambassadors and eligible to teach peer-to-peer technology training workshops during the following semester for USM students, faculty, and staff. Students will develop 21st century skills including collaboration, media creation, creativity, and problem-solving.

 

Active Learning Center Technology Ambassador's Job Description

Active Learning Center Technology Ambassador Job Description

University of Saint Mary

Created by Ashley Creek, Dr. Matt Deakyne, and Dr. Gwen Landever

02/10/2016

 

Duties:

As an Active Learning Center Technology Ambassador, you will be responsible for peer-to-peer technology training utilizing the resources in the Center for Active Learning. You will periodically evaluate the proper operation of equipment, and check up on the status of consumables.

 

Skills:

  • You are self-motivated and can work independently.
  • You are able to work with users of different technical skill levels and actively solicit their engagement.
  • No specific technical skills are required, though an interest in learning new technical skills is strongly recommended.
  • You can commit to a series of technical training modules and certifications to demonstrate required skills to teach workshops.