Student-Created Content

Graphic - stud created contentCreating content is another way to engage students in learning. Having students create content has been further enabled by technology. Previously, students could only create content on paper employing limited resources and access to a public library. Students from the Net Generation can create audio content as a podcast, access the Internet for additional information, create multimedia slide shows with PowerPoint, and use a variety of other content creation tools. The assessment of this work is typically done through a rubric or team grading (collaborative) method to ensure that all students participate equally and reach a certain standard indicated by the rubric. Learning is a social event whereby students can learn from one another.

Some of the advantages of student-created content are:

Collectively, content-creation tools are known as Web 2.0 technologies. These include:


Watch this video and discover how students can encourage student-created content and engagement: