Presentation on theme: "Emerging Eagles to Engaged Leaders Emily Lorino Coordinator for Leadership Development NASPA-FL Drive-In October 3, 2014 Corinne Olsen Student Government."— Presentation transcript:
Emerging Eagles to Engaged Leaders Emily Lorino Coordinator for Leadership Development NASPA-FL Drive-In October 3, 2014 Corinne Olsen Student Government Director for Leadership
Overview History of the Office of Multicultural & Leadership Development Development of Outcomes Emerging Eagles Program Assessment Data Future Integrating to your campus – throughout! “We don’t make the products you buy. We make the products you buy better”
Learning Outcomes As a result of attending this session, participants will: Be aware of the leadership opportunities offered at Florida Gulf Coast University Have an understanding on how to integrate CAS into leadership education. Learn about the Emerging Eagles program and how CAS and assessment play a key role in it’s success. Develop ideas on how to integrate similar processes at individual institutions.
The Office of Multicultural & Leadership Development MLD established in 2012 Merger of MSS, LD, & Student Government Assistant Dean of Students for Multicultural Student Services Coordinator for Leadership Development Coordinator for Student Government 1 Graduate Assistant 5 Student Assistants Home to: Cultural celebrations Over 10 leadership development programs Over 150 Student Government student leaders
Where it inevitably begins…CAS Summer of 2013: Re-Evaluate Mission Learning Outcomes Developed Overall LD Outcomes Create individual programmatic outcomes that mirror the overall
Leadership Development Mission MISSION The Leadership Development program is committed to the holistic experience of students by providing leadership skill development opportunities for the Florida Gulf Coast University community. Through such initiatives, individuals will practice, reflect and apply leadership knowledge and skills that will empower individuals to question critically, think logically, and live ethically while becoming active citizens within the Florida Gulf Coast University community and the rapidly changing world. CAS Requirements Grounded in a belief that leadership can be learned Based upon clearly stated principles, values, and assumptions Use multiple theories & models Provide opportunity to develop personal philosophies Promote intentional student involvement Acknowledge effective leadership behaviors and processes Be inclusive and accessible
Leadership Development Outcomes Learning Domain (CAS Equivalent) Learning Outcome Self-Awareness (Intrapersonal Development) Students will learn to acknowledge personal values through self-reflection, while developing an understanding and appreciation of other’s beliefs. Critical Thinking & Effective Communication (Cognitive Complexity; Knowledge Acquisition, Integration, Construction, and Application) Students will learn to translate diverse ideas, opinions, and arguments into cohesive thoughts, which can be articulated through verbal and non-verbal communication. Collaboration (Interpersonal Competence) Students will learn to utilize critical thinking and communication skills to work with others to actively develop relationships and pursue a common purpose. Practical Application (Practical Competence) Students will develop the ability to actively integrate knowledge and leadership skills in the classroom, co-curricular involvement, and everyday life. Commitment to Citizenship (Humanitarianism & Civic Engagement) Students will commit to empowering and mentoring others to enact positive societal change on campus, in the community, and globally.
Writing Your Own Outcomes Concrete Experience Doing/having experience Reflective Observation Reviewing/reflecting on experience Abstract Conceptualization Concluding/learning from experience Active Experimentation Planning/trying out what was learned
EMERGING EAGLES: FIRST YEAR LEADERSHIP Emerging Eagles is leadership development program designed for first year students and new leaders to promote the discovery of individual leadership styles. The program seeks to foster leadership potential and provide students the necessary tools to become effective leaders in the Florida Gulf Coast University campus, community, and beyond.
Emerging Eagles Outcomes Learning Domain (CAS Equivalent) Learning Outcome Self-Awareness (Intrapersonal Development) An understanding of personal leadership styles through personality and values assessments and reflection, while developing empathy for others. Critical Thinking & Effective Communication (Cognitive Complexity; Knowledge Acquisition, Integration, Construction, and Application) The ability to confidently translate individual thoughts into cohesive conversations. Collaboration (Interpersonal Competence) Develop fundamental team building skills to effectively accomplish common goals and achieve success. Practical Application (Practical Competence) Networking opportunities and peer connections that encourage the further development of leadership skills in all aspects of the collegiate experience. Commitment to Citizenship (Humanitarianism & Civic Engagement) Participate in activities that foster civic engagement and promote positive societal change.
Emerging Eagles Assessment Pre-Assessment (Spring 2014) When asked what they hope to gain from Emerging Eagles: 42% indicated leadership skills, style development 18% indicated effective communication 2% indicated team-building skills 26% indicated leadership skills, style development 12% indicated commitment to change Post-Assessment (Spring 2014) When asked what they gained from Emerging Eagles: 95% said a better understanding of personal leadership styles 100% said an ability to clearly develop thoughts into productive conversations 90% said team-building skills 90% said networking and connection 95% said commitment to change
Emerging Eagles Assessment When asked what they hope to gain from Emerging Eagles: 100% said the Emerging Eagles program provided students with the skills necessary to be better able to lead. 90% said the Emerging Eagles program allowed students to develop new relationships with my peers 100% said the Emerging Eagles program allowed students to develop a greater connection and feel more engaged to FGCU 100% said they would recommend Emerging Eagles to a friend
What We Learned Pre-Assessments can work…depends on execution Language of outcomes on assessment The students may not yet know what they want to learn…
Future Mid-semester meetings Growing Popularity Continued Mentor Program Development Longitudinal Assessment
Questions? Emily Lorino Coordinator for Leadership Development Florida Gulf Coast University email@example.com Corinne Olsen Student Government Director for Leadership firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
References Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. (2009). CAS professional standards for higher education (7th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Kolb, D. A., (1984). Experiential learning: Experience as the source of learning and development. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.