Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.
|Students engage in a summer, semester, or academic year program with an independent study abroad organization.|
Term - The semester in which the activity occurs
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.
|Education Abroad Programs & Servicesdefinition|
Education Abroad Programs & Services - Education Abroad Programs and Services facilitate and oversee student participation in educational experiences that occur in countries outside the institution's home country.
Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units
Division - University organization
Department - University organization
Unit - University organization
Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.
| GLD-Global Learning|
|Time on Task|
Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).
|400 or more hours|
Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)
|Any students with required credentials (such as GPA, hours earned) can participate|
|Minimum Credit Hours|
Minimum Credit Hours - Number of credit hours or years in college required to participate in this activity
|30 hours or 1 year completed at USC|
Minimum GPA - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity
|2.5 - 2.99|
Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity
Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program
|Group orientation / class session(s)|
Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning
|Study / Practice intellectual skillsdefinition|
Study / Practice intellectual skills - Engage in activity designed to develop knowledge, skills, and disposition regarding intellectual well-being, such as study skills, time management, managing personal affairs
Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity
|Intercultural knowledge and competencedefinition|
Intercultural knowledge and competence - Apply and/or practice cultural self-awareness, worldview frameworks, empathy, verbal and non-verbal communication, curiosity, and openness.
Integrative and applied learningdefinition
Integrative and applied learning - Make connections among ideas and experiences, synthesize and transfer learning to new, complex situations within and beyond the campus
Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity
|External agency (employer, college, school, community agency)|
Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure
|Not deliberately included in program structuredefinition|
Not deliberately included in program structure - Interactions with or observation of diverse others, and/or discussions about diversity may happen by chance, but are not intentionally included in the structure of the program/experience
Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program
|Group / class session with external supervisor or professional|
Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity
|(1-1) session(s) with faculty|
Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.
Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity