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Beyond The Classroom Matters Catalog

Student Government Executive Council

Description

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

Council members are elected by the student body to work toward common goals and build consensus to drive change for Carolina students; council members interact with a variety of constituents including students, faculty, staff, university administrators and Board of Trustees members.
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.

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

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

Elected Student Leader
Division

Division - University organization

Student Affairs & Academic Support
Department

Department - University organization

Student Life
Unit

Unit - University organization

Student Government
Special Designation

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).

300 - 399 hours
Participation Entry

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

Elected by peers within the organization
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 - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity

GPA requirement varies by student's major/college
Other Requirements

Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity

-
Expectations

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

Individual orientation
Group orientation / class session(s)
Active Learning

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

Leadershipdefinition

Leadership - Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals, and/or use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others.


Knowledge/Skills

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

Problem solvingdefinition

Problem solving - Designing, evaluating and implementing a strategy to answer an open-ended question or achieve a desired goal


Influencing othersdefinition

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

Interacts With

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

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

Group / class session with professional staff
Group / class session with graduate assistant
Reflection

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

(1-1) session(s) with professional staff
Group / class session(s) with professional staff
Program Website

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

https://www.sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/leadership_and_service_center/student_organizations/student_government/index.php
Rubric

Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity

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