Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.
|Students meet 1-on-1 with an Exploratory Advisor to explore majors/degree programs, learn how to change majors, evaluate how completed coursework will apply to a new major, plan class schedules, and get help with general advisement questions.|
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.
|Academic Advising Programsdefinition|
Academic Advising Programs - The primary purpose of Academic Advising Programs is to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans.
Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units
Division - University organization
Department - University organization
Unit - University organization
|University Advising Center|
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).
Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)
|Open - any student can participate (no required credentials, such as GPA, hours earned)|
|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 required to participate in this activity
|No GPA requirements for participation|
Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity
|No additional requirements|
Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program
Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning
Problem-solving - As an individual or part of a team, design, evaluate and implement a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal
Study / Practice self knowledgedefinition
Study / Practice self knowledge - Reflect on interests, aptitudes, disposition, personality characteristics, to advance self knowledge and decision making
Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity
|Inquiry and analysisdefinition|
Inquiry and analysis - Systematically explore issues, objects or works through collection and analysis of evidence for informed conclusions or judgments; break complex topics or issues into parts for better understanding
Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity
|Professional staff member(s) on this campus|
Student(s) on this campus
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 professional staff|
Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity
|Informal only, no structured reflection activity|
Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.
Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity