Student Technology Assistant (STA)
The Student Technology Assistant (STA) Program provides student help to faculty who are endeavoring to enhance or increase the use of multi-media technology in their curriculum and/or classroom. The program includes the Student Technolgy Assistants who provide support for the creation of digital materials to be used within the curriculum and Student Media Assistants (SMAs) who provide classroom technical expertise.
Student Technology Assistants Program
Student Technology Assistants provide student help to faculty for the creation of multimedia related learning materials.
Student Media Assistants provide on-site classroom technical support.
Our goal is to successfully foster faculty projects that integrate technology into the curriculum and classroom in meaningful ways. By the time each project is completed, faculty members will learn to successfully use the technology to the best of their ability, and the Student Technology Assistants will gain an appreciation of the subject matter of each curriculum project. This program emphasizes the following core values:
To enhance the current curriculum/classroom environment with increased use of technology.
To improve student development by broadening knowledge of technical, organizational, and managerial skills while learning about different subjects across the curriculum. We will also strive to increase the skill level of each STA/SMA through project rotation and individual or group training.
To improve the technical expertise of the faculty by increasing their experience with a broad range of technology.
To improve the University community by fostering new types of faculty and student collaboration.