Arts Digital Project Volunteer

Activity

Arts Digital Project Volunteers work with Arts Digital Lab staff to prepare content for Lab projects, including the CEISMIC digital archive. Volunteer roles include writing descriptions for digital objects, extracting metadata from files, proofreading others’ work, researching and fact checking. See http://dh.canterbury.ac.nz/projects7/ for a list of projects you might contribute to.

Hours involved in the activity

2 modules of 12 hours each.

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 outcomes.

Eligibility

A high level of proficiency in written English is required.

Contact

Jennifer Middendorf
Email: jennifer.middendorf@canterbury.ac.nz

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.

  • B1 - Communication - You communicate effectively and appropriately for your audience and easily listen to others  
  • B2 - Initiative and Enterprise - You generate and implement new ideas for better results for our communities.
  • B7 - Self-Management - You keep yourself on task and evaluate your own work performance.
  • B8 - Teamwork - You share different ideas within your team about a project or process.
  • C1 - Communication - You can share and write information clearly.
  • C3 - Leadership - You successfully organise and manage a team.
  • C4 - Learning - You apply what you have learned to different areas. 
  • C5 - Planning and organising - You manage the way a project will be put into action.
  • C6 - Problem solving - You resolve an issue with a customer, client or team member.
  • C7 - Self-management - You identify skills that could make you more successful.
  • C8 - Teamwork - You work with your team to resolve any issues that occur.
  • C9 - Technology - You select the best applications to use for specific tasks.
  • D1 - Communication - You explain your thoughts to be better understood and respect other cultural norms. 
  • D9 - Technology - You identify which information is the most relevant to the project.
Matrix intersection points for Arts Digital Project Volunteer (highlighted in grey)
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
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UC affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit

Are you interested in participating in this activity?