Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.
|SI Peer Leaders facilitate group study sessions for students enrolled in specific courses and sections; they help their peers learn challenging material from class lectures and assignments, and offer helpful tips that integrate how to learn with what to learn through three group study sessions each week.|
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
|Student Success Center|
Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.
| Experiential Learning Opportunity|
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).
|90 - 119 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
|15 hours or one semester completed at USC|
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
|Group orientation / class session(s)|
Group training / class session(s)
Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning
Leadership - Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals, and/or use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others.
Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity
Influencing others - As an individual or part of a team, communicate who you are, what you want others to do and why, in a way that is intended to result in completion of a task or achieving a goal
Communication - spokendefinition
Communication - spoken - Students engage in purposeful oral communication as an intentional part of the activity
Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity
|Student(s) on this campus|
Professional staff member(s) on this campus
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 - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program
|Group / class session with professional staff|
Group / class session with graduate assistant
Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity
|Group / class session(s) with professional staff|
(1-1) session(s) with professional staff
Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.
Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity
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