Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.
|Students lead a group of peers in an immersive service experience that occurs during a scheduled break in the academic year. Leaders plan and implement a trip in a theme of their choice, resolve problems that occur during the trip, and communicate with leaders of the agency or community that is the focus of the service.|
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.
|Student Leadership Programsdefinition|
Student Leadership Programs - The mission of Student Leadership Programs must be to prepare students to engage in the process of leadership.
Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units
Division - University organization
|Student Affairs & Academic Support|
Department - University organization
Unit - University organization
|Russell House University Union|
Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.
| GLD-Community Service|
GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement
|Time on Task|
Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).
|60 - 89 hours|
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 required to participate in this activity
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
|Plan, organize and prioritize workdefinition|
Plan, organize and prioritize work - As an individual or part of a team, engage in these activities in order to complete a task or achieve a goal
Community service / civic engagementdefinition
Community service / civic engagement - Engage in activities that address human and community needs, to make a difference in civic life of communities and develop knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make a difference.
Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity
|Civic knowledge and engagementdefinition|
Civic knowledge and engagement - Working to make a difference in civic life of our communities; developing combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference
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 - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity
|Student(s) on this campus|
External agency (employer, college, school, community agency)
Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure
|Primary focus of the program structuredefinition|
Primary focus of the program structure - Diversity topics are a primary focus; program is intentionally structured to assure that students engage with and/or observe diverse others, and reflect on their experiences and learning about diversity and inclusion.
Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program
|Group / class session with professional staff|
Group / class session with faculty
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 - For additional information, go to the unit website.
Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity