What is it?

Teesside University’s CreatorLab, situated in the new Student Life building, aims to empower multi-disciplinary connectivity and creativity in educational design, drawing upon the wealth of knowledge and skills of stakeholders from across the university to drive the evolution of Future Facing Learning.

A hub for achieving learning and teaching innovation through staff-student partnership and collaboration, the CreatorLab has been specifically designed to stimulate the co-design and creation of high impact educational resources and products, positioning it as a powerful catalyst for delivering cutting edge Education 4.0 learning experiences.

Key features:

  • A space for working collaboratively on projects that embrace the broad spectrum of learning activities and environments necessary for students to realise a richer educational experience.
  • Providing design support for innovative pedagogic approaches and environments through the affordances of digital technology.
  •  Encouraging active student engagement and ownership in the process of improving University learning and teaching experiences and processes.
  • A space that supports and encourages exploration, collaboration and partnership in developing high impact education resources.

CreatorLab Fellows

The CreatorLab Fellow role is an exciting opportunity available for Teesside University students to gain digital product development and project management experience on a real-life learning design project. The role itself is a 3-6 month funded student-placement that sees students working in collaboration with academic staff to co-design high quality digital learning materials that contribute to the delivery of an outstanding student and learning experience.

Through the CreatorLab Fellow role students will develop their digital design skills, working with an authentic learning design project alongside their normal curricula teaching, learning and assessment processes.

Learning design projects will be focused around development of innovative digital learning resources in key learning and teaching priority areas, including (but necessarily restricted to):

  • Future Readiness
  • Social and ethical engagement
  • The globally connected curriculum
  • Digital empowerment
  • The research active curriculum

Each CreatorLab Fellow role will require between 50-65 hours, paid at an hourly rate of £10.72 with the hours spread between January and July 2020. The hours will be negotiated between the academic lead for the CreatorLab and project leaders.

The opportunity to apply for this post has now closed.