Context for Analysis (C)
2C3 Using Distinctive Objectives to Support Processes for Helping Students Learn
Distinctive objectives support the goals of general education (1C1) and the objectives of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Professional Studies (1C5).
General education prepares students for successful and fulfilling lives as educated and active citizens. Through the general education core, students acquire the skills and knowledge required of educated, active citizens (Figure
The Student Engagement Action Project relates directly to Helping Students Learn. Western engages students through building activities that support the student learning process inside and outside the classroom (1P10).
The Communicating Quality Action Project focuses on sharing the achievements of faculty, staff, alumni, students and programs, especially in student engagement and applied learning. This communication builds pride in prospective and current students as well as other stakeholders. By communicating quality, Western attracts students who will be better aligned with Western’s education mission.
Banner Gold supports information access, one of the most critical tools in education. It provides technology users with effective and efficient access to electronic information.