ASWC Learning Outcomes
Students serving as Executive Council officers for the Associated Students of Whitman College will learn to:
- Work effectively with others to formulate both specific project goals and broad organization goals.
- Employ delegation as a means to involve group members.
- Use discretion when dealing with liability, suitability, or matters of confidentiality.
Problem Solving & Critical Thinking
- Gather and analyze information in order to formulate personal opinions on issues and problems.
- Identify student issues/concerns and use appropriate avenues to advocate for constituents.
- Diagnose problems, generate and choose between multiple solutions, and evaluate outcomes.
Communication & Collaboration
- Speak and write in a clear, direct, and constructive manner.
- Articulate relevant information to various individuals and groups.
- Understand the importance of and work to develop professional relationships with constituents, staff, faculty, peers, etc.
- Convey thoughtful and relevant feedback to peers.
Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion
- Examine and articulate personal social identities, privileges, and biases.
- Define personal role as a citizen in both local and global communities.
- Recognize the importance of and actively seek contributions from others regardless of differing social identities.
- Appropriately challenge the unfair, unjust, or uncivil behavior of other individuals or groups.
- Criticize and challenge institutionalized forms of oppression.
Self-Management & Appraisal
- Maintain personal health and wellness.
- Prioritize commitments and employ time management skills to maintain balance between academic work, extracurricular activities, personal time, etc.
- Articulate personal skills, abilities, and areas for growth.
- Reflect upon and provide analysis of personal development and learning.
- Maintain accurate and thorough documentation of projects (i.e. tasks, timelines, correspondence, budget, etc.).
- Understand and apply rules/protocols set forth in ASWC governing documents.
- Correctly utilize Robert's Rules of Order and other organizational protocol to promote meeting efficiency.
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Last updated July 2018