RAP Faculty Learning Community
RAP Student Learning Outcomes
Through participation in the RAPs, students will develop a sense of intellectual purpose that equips them to be active participants in the life of a major research university and beyond.
- Understand the new expectations of college-level learning
- Take initiative in their academic endeavors
- Confidently and actively participate in class activities
- Develop interdisciplinary thinking
- Navigate complex information landscapes (information literacy)
- Develop skills that will enable them to work collaboratively as well as independently
Through participation in the RAPs, students will build early connections with faculty, staff, and peers.
- Students participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, building connections with others in their RAP community
- Students will feel a sense of inclusion by being integrated into the campus community including developing connections to, and an understanding of, the campus beyond their RAP community
- Students will develop a sense of global citizenship and cross-cultural interconnectedness
- Students will be empowered to overcome feelings of loneliness, isolation, and anxiety
Through participation in the RAPs, students will develop their creative thinking, critical analysis, and communication skills.
- Creative thinking - Students will understand the importance of original thought and interpretation. They will be able to develop and communicate their own informed analyses.
- Critical Analysis - Students will evaluate both quantitative and qualitative data, demonstrate inductive and deductive reasoning and demonstrate the ability to make an argument from evidence
- Communication skills - Students will be able to present research and arguments in writing and oral presentations