Information Literacy

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Media literacy
    • Information and communication technology literacy
    • Consuming information critically
    • Active listening
  • Learning Goals:
    • Inquiry
    • Knowledge acquisition
  • Outcomes:
    • Increasing academic engagement

Leadership Skills

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Teambuilding
    • Conflict resolution
    • Delegating responsibilities
    • Public speaking
    • Inspiring others
  • Learning Goals:
    • Local, national and global interconnections
    • Youth initiative and entrepreneurship
  • Outcomes:
    • Increasing academic engagement

Organization

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Allocating resources
    • Time management
    • Planning and running meetings
    • Fundraising
    • Budgeting
  • Learning Goals:
    • Youth initiative and entrepreneurship
    • Critical thinking
  • Outcomes:
    • Increasing academic engagement
    • Improving university and workplace readiness

Reflection

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Questioning assumptions and stereotypes
    • Deepening emotional intelligence
    • Applying new knowledge
  • Learning Goals:
    • Collaboration and inclusion
    • Communication
  • Outcomes:
    • Improving university and workplace readiness

Critical Thinking

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Critical reading
    • Comparing and contrasting
    • Analyzing cause and effect
    • Analyzing and evaluating information
  • Learning Goals:
    • Leadership
    • Communication
  • Outcomes:
    • Improving university and workplace readiness

Research and Writing

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Evidence-based research
    • Persuasive and creative writing
    • Utilizing diverse information sources
    • Note-taking
  • Learning Goals:
    • Empathy
    • Personal responsibility
  • Outcomes:
    • Instilling active citizenship

Action Planning

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Identifying goals
    • Creating a working plan
    • Committing to meeting goals and completing tasks
  • Learning Goals:
    • Sustained learning
    • Personal responsibility
  • Outcomes:
    • Instilling active citizenship

Argument Formation

  • Core Skill Sets:
    • Information gathering
    • Brainstorming
    • Debating
    • Decision-making
  • Learning Goals:
    • Participation
    • Inquiry
  • Outcomes:
    • Instilling active citizenship
    • Increasing academic engagement