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Beyond The Classroom Matters Catalog

Sustainability Showcase

Description

Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.

Students listen to a keynote speaker on a sustainability topic and present their sustainability-related research topics and findings in a traditional research fair setting.
Term

Term - The semester in which the activity occurs

Fall 2019
Category

Category - Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) category with which this engagement activity is most closely aligned, from the perspective of the student in the activity.

Undergraduate Research Programsdefinition

Undergraduate Research Programs - The primary mission of Undergraduate Research Programs is to engage students in investigative and creative activity to experience firsthand the processes of scholarly exploration and discovery.

Campus Label

Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units

Articulating Learning
Division

Division - University organization

Student Affairs & Academic Support
Department

Department - University organization

Student Housing and Sustainability
Unit

Unit - University organization

Sustainability
Special Designation

Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.

-
Time on Task

Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).

1 - 2 hours
Participation Entry

Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)

Selected through competitive application
Minimum Credit Hours

Minimum Credit Hours - Number of credit hours or years in college required to participate in this activity

No requirements for credit hours or years completed
Minimum GPA

Minimum GPA - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity

No GPA requirements for participation
Other Requirements

Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity

No additional requirements
Expectations

Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program

Website information
Advertising materials
Active Learning

Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning

Apply specialized knowledgedefinition

Apply specialized knowledge - Applying specialized knowledge or skills required to do a task, such as from major coursework, or previous experience


Connecting with othersdefinition

Connecting with others - Interact with the campus community, identify others with shared interests, build a social network

Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity

Communication - spokendefinition

Communication - spoken - Students engage in purposeful oral communication as an intentional part of the activity


Critical and creative thinkingdefinition

Critical and creative thinking - Comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, events before accepting or formulating opinion or conclusion. Synthesizing existing ideas, images or expertise in original, innovative ways

Interacts With

Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity

Student(s) on this campus
Diversity

Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure

Included in program structure, not the primary focusdefinition

Included in program structure, not the primary focus - Although not the primary focus of the program/experience, discussion of diversity topics is intentionally included in the structure of the program/experience

Feedback

Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program

Informal feedback only
Reflection

Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity

Each student produces written reflection(s)
Program Website

Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.

https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/sustainability/index.php
Rubric

Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity

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