LEARNING

Achievement Indicator:  Students Participate in Learning Experience such as Undergraduate Research, Service Learning, Involvement and Other Forms of Experience-Based Learning

Rationale for this indicator as a valid measure of achievement

This is one of two achievement indicators for the LEARNING core theme about student ENGAGEMENT. The objective is that students experience an engaging learning environment founded on extensive personal contact among faculty, staff and students in and out of the classroom. This indicator focuses on experience-based learning while the other focuses on student-faculty contact.

Students participate in learning experiences such as undergraduate research, service learning, and other forms of experience-based learning Rationale for Indicator: Student learning is at the heart of Weber State's mission. Students’ participation in enriched learning experiences such as undergraduate research, service learning and other forms of experience-based learning has been established nationally and institutionally as a means of enhancing undergraduate learning.

 

Acceptable achievement thresholds for metrics assessing this indicator are

  • More than two-thirds of WSU seniors will have one of five identified engaged learning experiences: Community Service, Internship, Capstone Experience, Undergraduate Research or Study Abroad

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