ERIC Number: ED249905
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun-1
Reference Count: N/A
College of Saint Teresa: Design for Choicemakers. An Operations Manual for Faculty and Staff.
Batell, Susan; And Others
The College of Saint Teresa's value-based educational program, known as "Design for Choicemakers," is described. The program is designed to foster students' holistic learning and personal development, based on cooperation among the academic affairs, student affairs, and pastoral affairs offices. The links between the curriculum and co-curricular activities, core course objectives, and achievement of depth and breath in the curriculum are addressed. Attention is also directed to the roles through which faculty and staff interact with students and with each other, with a focus on: advising, collaborating, consulting, counseling, directing, discussing, instructing, leading, learning, mentoring, referring, supervising, and tutoring. Information is also provided on: the senior seminar; capstone experiences in the academic major, for example, student teaching, music recitals, and social work internships; the development portfolio/transcript (the student's personal growth plan and development record); and formal assessment of students' achievement of desirable characteristics. Appendices include: a bibliography; a core course syllabi; core course evaluation forms; a sample personal growth contract; and development portfolio/transcript program materials, including a development profile form or log of learning experiences, and a form for student and mentor assessment of student development. (SW)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Programs, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation, Educational Objectives, Experiential Learning, Extracurricular Activities, Helping Relationship, Higher Education, Holistic Approach, Interprofessional Relationship, Learning Activities, Performance Contracts, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Student Development, Student Evaluation, Teacher Student Relationship, Values Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: College of St. Teresa, Winona, MN.