Social Media Reporter - City2Surf
City2Surf Social Media Reporters will provide social media coverage on the day of the City2Surf fun run in Christchurch - Sunday 20 March 2016.
Hours involved in the activity
Every 12 hours of participation in an activity is equal to one intersection point (12 hours = 1 intersection point). For this activity you can claim a maximum of 1 learning and development outcome.
A limited number of City2Surf Social Media Reporter positions are available; as such, in 2016 students are invited to the role by the Activity Organiser.
Locke Building (English)
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext 7888
Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute
By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against one of the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point that best represents your learning outcome.
- B1 - Communication - City2Surf volunteers will understand how social media contributes to community and be able to implement these ideas.
- B2 - Initiative and enterprise - City2Surf volunteers will find fresh angles and new stories to tell about the community, in both words and pictures.
- B4 - Learning - City2Surf volunteers will adapt what they know of social media to a fresh context and make those skills explicit to themselves, reflecting on the success of their social media postings in meeting community needs.
- B5 - Planning and organising - Through the meetings before the event and organisation on the day, the City2Surf volunteers will learn the importance of planning a communication event and coordinating with others.
- B8 - Teamwork - City2Surf volunteers will work with others, including other students, Star Media staff, community members and fun run volunteers.
- B9 - Technology - City2Surf volunteers will learn the value of different communication modes and technologies, and will plan and implement technological solutions to inform a community.
- C4 - Learning - City2Surf volunteers will learn about the way a commercial media organisation works with a community for profit and community benefit. They will learn about how to balance, for themselves, these motivations.
- C5 - Planning and organising - City2Surf volunteers will become part of a large planned event and gain insight into its organisers’ needs and processes.
- C7 - Self-management - City2Surf volunteers will learn the importance of liaising closely with a professional media organisation and adapting to its professional and commercial goals.
- C8 - Teamwork - City2Surf volunteers will learn how to operate under line management, to deadline and to fulfil specific tasks.
- C9 - Technology - City2Surf volunteers will learn how technology provides an avenue for a media organisation to present itself to its community.
|Co-curricular Record (CCR)||
UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)
|Bicultural Competence & Confidence||Community Engagement||Employability Innovation & Enterprise||Global Awareness|
|Work Readiness Skills (WRS)||Communication||A1||B1||C1||D1|
|Initiative and enterprise||A2||B2||C2||D2|
|Planning and organising||A5||B5||C5||D5|
- UC affiliated
- Not an academic prerequisite
- Not for academic credit