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Community, Citizenship, Service Learning Outcome:

Citizenship Learning Outcome:

  • Student demonstrates through analysis and/or personal engagement an understanding of the emergence, development, operations, and/or consequences of political systems in the US and/or other countries.
  • Student can identify the rights and responsibilities of citizens and/or leaders as embodied in political, civic, or service organizations.

Community Learning Outcome:

  • Student demonstrates through analysis and/or personal engagement an understanding of the emergence, development, changes and challenges to and, in some cases, destruction of diverse social groups who are marginalized within the context of larger societal environments.
  • Student demonstrates through written, oral, media or other communication process a critical perspective on issues of civil rights, self-representation, participatory politics, and/or similar issues of inclusiveness.

Service Learning Outcome:

  • Student examines the theoretical and/or applied aspects of community service through coursework and/or through active engagement in a service -earning experience and demonstrates:
    • the ability to apply discipline‐specific and/or interdisciplinary knowledge and critical thinking skills to community issues.
    • critical self‐reflection of the student’s own assumptions and values as applied to community issues.
    • knowledge and sensitivity to issues of culture, diversity, and social justice as applied to community engagement. 

Community, Citizenship, Service Courses

Community, Citizenship, Service Evaluation Rubric

Community, Citizenship, Service Assessment Process

Assessment Date: The Community, Citizenship, Service area was assessed in the summer 2016. The assessment of the student work samples collected resulted in the following action steps.

Action Steps Taken:

  1. A revised learning outcome statement and evaluation rubric were adopted.
  2. New outcome statement and rubric criteria will be widely distributed to faculty members teaching CC courses each semester.
  3. CC courses will be re-certified by the GE Committee in light of the new outcome statement and rubric.
  4. In the future, if needed, multiple assignments will be collected to cover the breadth of the evaluation rubric. The assessment team also requires all assignments turned in be graded and accompanied with a completed evaluation rubric.