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September 2015, Issue 9

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Student Learning Outcomes

The Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) in Higher Education publishes standards for student affairs/student service areas as a guide for ensuring adequate support, as well as the intended learning outcomes. REACH serves as our guide in Student Affairs to promote student learning, but the goals align very closely with the national standards provided by CAS. Here is a summary:

Student Affairs Learning GoalsCAS Learning
and Development Outcomes
  • Intrapersonal Development
    • Commitment to ethics and integrity
  • Practical Competence
    • Pursuing Goals
Engaged Citizenship
  • Interpersonal Competence
    • Meaningful Relationships
  • Humanitarianism & Civic Engagement
    • Understanding and appreciation of cultural and human differences
    • Global Perspective
    • Social Responsibility
    • Sense of Civic Responsibility
Active Leadership
  • Interpersonal Competence
    • Meaningful Relationships
    • Interdependence
    • Collaboration
    • Effective Leadership
Critical Thinking
  • Cognitive Complexity
    • Critical Thinking
    • Reflective Thinking
    • Effective Reasoning
    • Creativity
Healthy & Balanced Living
  • Intrapersonal Development
    • Realistic Self-appraisal
    • Understanding & Self-respect
    • Identity Development
    • Spiritual Awareness

In developing your REACH outcomes, CAS may be a helpful tool to help you think about each REACH goal. Thanks to former intern Cynthia Rodriguez for compiling this chart.

Submitted by —
Kasey Neece-Fielder
Strategic Planning and Assessment

Four C's / REACH Staff Training Schedule (SD371) - Fall 2015

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