Healthy Campus Lynette Clower Fall 2008
Transformative Learning at Healthy Campus
I am researching Transformative Learning’s correlation with Student Involvement at Healthy
Campus. Transformative Learning is a holistic (considering all factors) process that places students at
the center of their OWN active and reflective learning experiences.
• Six Tenets (accepted as important truth) of Transformative Learning
o Discipline Knowledge
o Problem Solving (Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities)
o Service Learning and Civic Engagement
o Global and Cultural Competencies
o Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness
• Student Learning Activities
o Academic Coursework Integration
o Recruitment and Retention Strategies
o Health Promotion, Wellness Programs, and Poor Health Prevention
o Comprehensive, Medical, Psychological and Recreational Services
o Health Policy Advocacy (giving aid to cause)
• Student Learning Outcomes
o Be able to learn at the level of one’s potential
o Choose and exhibit behaviors that promote healthy, reduce risk, and strengthen
o Understand and can explain the relationship between health and one’s capacity to meet
personal, academic, and long-term goals.
o Understands the essential connections between personal health and the quality of the
natural, campus, and human environments
o Can articulate how the health of individuals is linked to the health of the natural
environment and of their community.
o Identify and utilize campus and community health wellness resources and support
available to the UCO community.