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Student Development 7 29 09

  1. 1. The Bonner Program: Student Development “Access to Education, Opportunity to Serve” A program of: The Corella & Bertram Bonner Foundation 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-6663 • (609) 683-4626 fax For more information, please visit our website at www.bonner.org
  2. 2. Student Development & Training: Overview • Visionary Goals • Intentional Learning Outcomes • Training & Enrichment Calendar • Roles & Work Plan www.bonner.org
  3. 3. Student Development Goals
  4. 4. Student Development: Experiential Learning Cycle 1. Concrete Experience 2. Reflective observation 3. Abstract conceptualization 4. Active experimentation www.bonner.org
  5. 5. Student Development: Outcomes Knowledge Values Skills Experience www.bonner.org
  6. 6. Student Development: Example Goal — Global Citizen Understanding Commitment to and analysis of lifelong active poverty & how to citizenship address it ‣ voting through policy ‣ public education ‣ policy research Can lead civic engagement on campus ‣ project Have served management locally, nationally, internationally Can apply civic ‣ cultural skills in broader competencies contexts ‣ critical thinking www.bonner.org
  7. 7. Working Session • What are the visionary goal(s) you want to see in your students by the time they graduate? www.bonner.org
  8. 8. Bonner Model
  9. 9. Student Development: Service Road Expertise specialist Example site/project coordinator Experience regular volunteer Exploration occasional volunteer Expectation application process & orientation www.bonner.org
  10. 10. Integrated Model: Curricular & Co-Curricular Approach Expertise Through Service (Developmental placements, learning through action) Example Experience Co-Curricular Activities (Training & Enrichment, Reflection, and Advising) Exploration Expectation Academic linkages (Service-learning, CBR, minor, major & certificates) www.bonner.org
  11. 11. Student Development: Skill Areas www.bonner.org
  12. 12. Student Development: Skill Areas Personal Skills • Active listening • Balance/boundaries • Communication • Decision making • Organization • Planning • Time management • Goal setting www.bonner.org
  13. 13. Student Development: Skill Areas Personal Skills Leadership Skills • Active listening • Conflict resolution • Balance/boundaries • Delegation • Communication • Planning • Decision making • Public speaking • Organization • Running a meeting • Planning • Teamwork • Time management • Working with diverse • Goal setting groups www.bonner.org
  14. 14. Student Development: Skill Areas Personal Skills Leadership Skills Professional Skills • Active listening • Conflict resolution • Budgeting • Balance/boundaries • Delegation • Evaluation/research • Communication • Planning • Event planning • Fundraising • Decision making • Public speaking • Grant writing • Organization • Running a meeting • Marketing / public • Planning • Teamwork relations • Time management • Working with diverse • Mediation • Goal setting groups • Networking • Public education / advocacy • Volunteer management www.bonner.org
  15. 15. Student Development: Common Commitments Community International Building Perspective Social Diversity Justice Civic Spiritual Engagement Exploration www.bonner.org
  16. 16. Student Development: Resources — on Bonner Network Wiki www.bonner.org
  17. 17. Student Development: Resources — on Bonner Network Wiki Introduce and engage students Find training modules, reflection activities, and samples www.bonner.org
  18. 18. Student Development: Knowledge • Public Policy • Poverty • International perspective and issues • Issue-based knowledge • Place-based knowledge • Diversity www.bonner.org
  19. 19. Student Development Knowledge — Academic Connections • Intensive • Multi-Year • Developmental • Course Connections • Minor, Certificate, Concentration www.bonner.org
  20. 20. Student Development Knowledge — Academic Connections www.bonner.org
  21. 21. Student Development: Cornerstone Activities Expertise Senior Capstone: culminating leadership project coupled with a reflective developmental Example focused presentation Junior Leadership: engages students in applying their skills and knowledge while Experience Second Year deepening their own Exchange: leadership in the process deepens students Exploration understanding and First Year Trip: exposes broader exposes students picture to an issue or area www.bonner.org
  22. 22. Student Development: Training & Enrichment — Example Sequence Expertise • Academic Research Example • Career planning & • Leading inquiry & vocation reflection • Evaluation • Personal and civic • Networking values Experience • Project coordination • Public Speaking • Critical thinking • Fundraising & Grant • Skills for lifelong involvement Writing • Diversity • Honors’ thesis project— • Group dynamics & • Advocacy skills tied to service Exploration communication • Academic Connection • Community • Project planning • CBR course—Public knowledge Policy Issue Briefs • Introduction to social • Personal exploration issues/civics • Setting goals • Government course • Time management • Active listening • Teamwork • Poverty course www.bonner.org
  23. 23. Working Session • What skills, knowledge areas, and practices will your students need to fulfill the visionary goals? • How do these learning outcomes evolve developmentally? www.bonner.org
  24. 24. Calendar
  25. 25. Training & Enrichment: Types of Meetings www.bonner.org
  26. 26. Training & Enrichment: Types of Meetings Group Meetings: ✓ All Group Meetings ✓ Class-Based Meetings ✓ Site-Based Team Meetings www.bonner.org
  27. 27. Training & Enrichment: Types of Meetings Group Meetings: ✓ All Group Meetings ✓ Class-Based Meetings ✓ Site-Based Team Meetings Meeting content: ✓ Training ✓ Reflection ✓ Project Planning ✓ Administrative ✓ One-on-One www.bonner.org
  28. 28. Fall 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year Bonner 101 & Community Introduction to Civic BHAGs: Setting Big Hairy Orientation Partner 101 Engagement Learning Circle Audacious Goals Week 1 Site-Based Team Meetings Introduction to Effective Leading Learning Circles: A Hearing the Call: Listening to Week 2 Communication Action Planning Train-the-Trainers Approach Your Inner Voice Week 3 All Bonner Meeting Community Asset Mapping Bridging the Gap Between Vocation: Board of Directors Week 4 part 1 Budgeting Service, Activism, and Politics Week 5 Site-Based Team Meetings Intro to Effective Community Asset Mapping Facilitation 202: More Introduction to Spiritual Week 6 part 2 (involving partner) Communication: Do You Hear Techniques and Strategies Exploration Me? Week 7 Site-Based Team Meetings Community Asset Mapping Advocacy 101: Tools for Week 8 part 3 (campus assessment) Political Engagement Get-Out-the-Vote Evaluation Week 9 All Bonner Meeting Time Management: Managing Conflict Resolution: Steps for Tuesdays with Morrie Week 10 by Calendar Handling Interpersonal Building Coalitions: Part 1 Discussion Dynamics Week 11 Site-Based Team Meetings Building Coalitions (part 2: Time Management: Managing Facilitation 101: Roles of Week 12 by Calendar Follow Up Effective Facilitators application for campus Personal Vision: Creating One project) or Grant Writing Week 13 Site-Based Team Meetings Vocation: “The Bridge Builder” Personal Vision 2: Follow up & Week 14 Setting Service Objectives Group feedback session poem and reflective discussion Building Shared Vision Week 15 All Bonner Meeting
  29. 29. Spring 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year Community building | Common commitments | Reflection & visioning | Workshops: Cover Story, Four Corners (changing Retreat questions), River Stories/Introduction to Community Building, Leadership Compass Week 1 Site-Based Team Meetings Service-Based Reflection: How Citizenship: Rights, Resume Writing & Week 2 It Supports Making Service Lobbying 101 Responsibilities & Struggles or Interviewing Skills Meaningful Introduction to Social Justice Week 3 All Bonner Meeting Fishbowl Discussion: Defining Building a Personal Network Week 4 Your Communities Leadership Compass Public Speaking Week 5 Site-Based Team Meetings Research related to First Year Resume writing workshop Advocacy 201: Meeting with Preparation for Senior Week 6 Trip (Career Services) an Elective Representative Presentations of Learning Week 7 Site-Based Team Meetings Groups Within Groups: Facilitation 201: An Intensive Seeing Through Employers’ Week 8 Exploring Dimensions of Introduction Building Career Networks Eyes: Group Resume Game Diversity Week 9 All Bonner Meeting Gender 1: Building Gender Gender 2: Deepening Gender Week 10 Awareness Awareness Building Career Networks Senior Resume Review Week 11 Site-Based Team Meetings Ethnocentrism: Exploring & Preparing a Leadership Week 12 Racism: Deconstructing It Tackling It Homophobia: Countering It Transition: Want Ads Week 13 Site-Based Team Meetings Vocation: “So What do you Fraying at the Edges: Stress Vocation: Guided Reflections Last Words: a Reflection on Week 14 Management 101 for Recommitment do?” personal exploration My Life exercise Week 15 All Bonner Meeting
  30. 30. Training & Enrichment: Campus Examples • Donna Russell, Oberlin College • Savannah-Jane Atkins, Stetson University • Matt Cheney, Carson-Newman College • Walt Tennyson, Rhodes College www.bonner.org
  31. 31. Working Session • With your goals in mind, draft your training & enrichment calendar • Use sample as a resource www.bonner.org
  32. 32. Training Staff
  33. 33. Training & Enrichment: Who? When? www.bonner.org 28
  34. 34. Training & Enrichment: Who? When? • Who will lead sessions? • Bonner staff • Experienced Bonner students • Faculty & other campus staff • Community partners www.bonner.org 28
  35. 35. Training & Enrichment: Who? When? • Who will lead sessions? • Bonner staff • Experienced Bonner students • Faculty & other campus staff • Community partners • When will they be scheduled? www.bonner.org 28
  36. 36. Training & Enrichment: Who? When? • Who will lead sessions? • Bonner staff • Experienced Bonner students • Faculty & other campus staff • Community partners • When will they be scheduled? • Collaborative calendar planning • Road Map Planning Tool www.bonner.org 28
  37. 37. Training & Enrichment: Assessing Your Current Status www.bonner.org
  38. 38. Training & Enrichment: Assessing Your Current Status Stages of development ‣ Just getting started ‣ Adapting current structure ‣ Strengthen, integrate ‣ Expand campus-wide connections www.bonner.org
  39. 39. Training & Enrichment: Resources — Bonner Network Wiki www.bonner.org 30
  40. 40. Training & Enrichment: Resources — Training Modules www.bonner.org 31
  41. 41. Training & Enrichment: Resources — Videos www.bonner.org 32
  42. 42. Working Session Draft your roles & work plan for student development www.bonner.org

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