- Understands and participates in developing, and/or sustaining a positive change in campus, local, national and/or global communities.
- Increased understanding of social justice issues and the potential influence and impact students have through their service.
- Employs critical thinking skills in a variety of contexts.
- Makes strong connections between curricular and experiential learning.
- Effectively articulates abstract ideas.
- Uses complex information from a variety of sources including personal experience and observation to form a decision or opinion.
- Explores different leadership theories, philosophies and styles.
- Reflects on own leadership style and abilities.
- Values leadership as a process rather than a position.
- Explores personal impact as a role model to foster leadership in individuals/communities.
- Develops and reflects an informed perspective on issues of culture, power and privilege.
- Recognizes and responds to use of stereotypes and assumptions.
- Reflects on how thoughts, language and actions impact the development of supportive, inclusive communities.
- Examines the advantages and challenges of a diverse society.
- Seeks involvement in diverse interests and with people different from oneself.
- Contributes effectively to the achievement of a group’s goals, objectives and shared vision.
- Works positively and cooperatively with others (fairness, mindfulness, kindness).
- Demonstrates awareness of team/group dynamics.
- Employs conflict resolution strategies.
Career and Educational Goals
- Sets, articulates and pursues personal, educational and career goals.
- Uses personal, educational and career goals to guide decisions.
- Reflects on interests, values, skills and abilities that influence life and career choices.
- Reflects and documents connections of knowledge, skills and accomplishments resulting from formal education and service-learning experiences.
- Articulates personal skills and abilities.
- Acknowledges personal strengths and weaknesses.
- Articulates rationale for personal behaviour.
- Learns from past experiences.
- Exhibits positive role modeling.
- Articulates, makes decisions and models behaviours that reflect personal values.
- Demonstrates willingness to explore personal beliefs and values.
- Understands the role of society and society issues in shaping values.
- Reflects on personal morals and ethics.
Adapted from: Strayhorn, T. (2006). Frameworks for assessing learning and development outcomes. Washington, DC: Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.