Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Housing and Residential Life is committed to create environments in alignment with the University’s values by facilitating purposeful opportunities for students to live, learn, work, and play, which will motivate students to serve as leaders in society. Housing and Residential Life is committed to create environments in alignment with the University’s values by facilitating purposeful opportunities for students to live, learn, work, and play, which will motivate students to serve as leaders in society. Community Involvement: Residents will understand how their actions make an impact on their community through making a commitment to service, social interactions, and civic responsibility.

Through interactions with Housing and Residence Life Staff and our programming model, we have the following learning outcomes for our residents that live in Housing:

Personal Excellence: (P1—P9)

1. Students should be aware of the support services available to them, including

  • Counseling Center
  • Health and Wellness Centers
  • Student Recreation Center

2. Students should be aware of the Student Conduct Code and Student Handbook and be able to locate a copy if needed.

3. Students should know Housing procedures for fire alarm and severe weather and be able to respond appropriately in those situations

4. Students should be familiar with strategies for minimizing personal risk, such as:

  • Using safety services emergency phones, night transit
  • Buddy system for walking at night and going out
  • Night time security (locking doors, securing valuables, not allowing others to follow them into the building, not propping doors, reporting crimes or suspicious behaviors)
  • Sexual related awareness (safe sex, sexual assault, etc)

5. Students recognize the signs of common wellness/counseling issues (depression, disordered eating, anxiety, stress, etc.) and know at least one resource they can go to for help

6. Students should be familiar with the risks associated with alcohol use/abuse and know strategies to minimize risk such as:

  • Having a sober driver/buddy
  • Not leaving drinks unattended or drinking from questionable sources
  • Being aware of surroundings and avoiding high risk situations
  • Setting responsible limits

7. Students should be familiar with the symptoms of alcohol/substance addiction and know campus and community resources for getting help for self or friend

8. Students should know the risks associated with recreational drugs

9. Students are aware of potential consequences of social networking and the Internet (facebook, twitter, youtube)

Academic Excellence: (A1—A9)

1. Students should have a working knowledge of the campus and should be able to find:

  • Classrooms for classes and meetings
  • Administrative offices such as financial aid

2. Students are familiar with strategies for succeeding academically such as:

  • Study skills/note taking strategies
  • Tutoring services
  • Test taking strategies
  • Time management
  • Researching through the library and internet

3. Students know university and departmental expectations

4. Students know how to register for, drop and change classes

5. Students are familiar with opportunities such as internships, work experience, study abroad, etc.

6. Students are familiar with the structure of a resume’ and know what to include

7. Students are aware of potential consequences of social networking and the Internet on future employment

8. Students are familiar with a standard interview process and have opportunities to learn how to develop their interview skills

9. Students know what Community Service involves and understand the positive impact it can have on their resume and employment potential

World Impact: (P1—P9)

1. Students are familiar with aspects of one community they do not identify as a member of

2. Students are familiar with resources available for identity issues

3. Students participate in one volunteer/community service project and know how to stay involved with volunteerism

4. Students are familiar with major events in the nation and world and understand their role in the global community

5. Students make social connections with members of their floor, academic, or extracurricular communities (first semester)

Student Pride: (S1—S6)

1. Students learn about activities and opportunities to get involved in Housing and in the campus and local community

2. Students are familiar with alternative social opportunities (not involving alcohol/drugs) on campus and in the community

3. Students have a positive interaction with at least two SFUAD Housing staff members

4. Students have a positive interaction with at least one faculty or staff member

5. Students know when and how to renew their Housing contract

6. Students are familiar with benefits to living on campus