Why should undergraduates get involved with Wired! ?

Wired! courses and research projects train students in a wide variety of life-long transferable skills that enhance their performance and accomplishment in future work and professional training. Some of these skill include:

  • Creativity
  • Presentation skills
  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Writing
  • Collaboration
  • Information literacy – being able to analyze and interpret varied types of information
  • Digital literacy
  • Research skills
  • Proactive learning

Why should graduate students get involved with Wired! ?

Graduate students in Art, Art History, Visual & Media Studies, Documentary Studies, and other fields in the humanities and beyond can expect to gain skills in one or more of the following areas through participation in Wired! courses and research:

  • Digital literacy
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • Communicating new research to the public via digital formats
  • Preparation to teach and do scholarship in a digital world
  • Collaboration with faculty
  • Hands-on and skill-based teaching and training experiences
  • Grant writing
  • Teamwork and project management
  • Research database design
  • Developing and sustaining international collaborations
  • Archival and on-site research
  • Restoration and preservation of historical objects and buildings

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