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Category: Digital Storytelling
STEER have been using digital storytelling to amplify student and staff voices for many years, most recently to explore the transition to undergraduate study via a Foundation Year. The current research explored transition at a different point in the student lifecycle – progression from student to Graduate Intern. This study also explored the Covid-19 challenges faced by this cohort of students. The aims of this pilot research were to further explore the utility of the digital storytelling method in gathering student experiences and to provide a detailed analysis of the transition experience of the 2021 cohort of Graduate Interns. The findings of the digital stories are covered across three main themes: The role of the course in transitions to employment; Transition experiences: and Career planning.
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Liz Austen from STEER presented the various ways that student voice is researched in Higher Education, before providing examples of the digital storytelling method. Stories which were produced as part of a project with the Yorkshire Universities group were shown and discussed, alongside the ethical dimensions of the narrative process...
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I have always been interested in researching marginalised and hidden populations, especially individuals or groups whose voices are not heard or differ from normalised discourses. This comes from my background in criminal justice and researching how...
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