Arts & Humanities

Student Engagement Support / Media Studies Department Action Plan - Media Studies

Description

Students in this position are focused on understanding the processes and practices that help and hinder student engagement in a particular academic unit.  They will explore ways to enhance student engagement through revised program design, and will create opportunities for in-class and out-of-class participation.

Position Objectives

In response to our most recent Program Review, the Media Studies Department has identified various aspects of Student Engagement to further explore and enhance.

These include:

  • Developing a better understanding of the pathways followed by program alumni
  • Mapping out changes in the personal desires of students coming into the program
  • Encouraging more declared majors
  • Creating opportunities for greater in-class and out-of-class communication and engagement

Graduate Attributes 

Students in this position will gain skills in Written Communication, Information Literacies,  Collaboration, Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships.

Sign Up Directions

This is a Work-Op position.  More details can be found when available on the Student Employment website.  

This position is supervised by Ravindra Mohabeer, Professor and Chair, Media Studies/Digital Media Technology, Arts & Humanities.  Ravindra.Mohabeer@viu.ca