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This is a presentation about the student development model for students. Students will be involved in forging a plan for their learning within Bonner.

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Student Development Presentation in Pages

  1. 1. One goal of the Bonner Program is to provide each student with the opportunity to grow and reach their potential — developing the knowledge, skills, and habits to make a difference in communities during and after college. Each program is expected to intentionally support students in their development — through meaningful service placements, training & enrichment activities, and reflection. EXCELLENCE Students engage at EXAMPLE high levels, on and off Students become an campus, culminating example to others, their experience with a EXPERIENCE leading in community capstone. Students deepen their settings commitment & learning EXPLORE in service—and about social change. Students immerse in communities & learn EXPECTATION from new experiences on and off campus. Students with an ethic to serve are selected. STUDENT DEVELOPMENT The Bonner Model and What It Can Mean to You What can this mean for you? What issues are you passionate about and why?
  2. 2. Student development happens at the core in students’ service work — where they learn and do, applying their talents in ways that benefit the community. Each student’s placement should evolve over time. EXCELLENCE Students do special EXAMPLE projects, taking on Students lead teams of more sophisticated volunteers or roles that might involve EXPERIENCE coordinate projects. advocacy, policy, Students forge a PROJECT/TEAM planning. regular position at a COORDINATOR SPECIALIST EXPLORE site, beginning to learn about the context and Students may issues. participate in one-time REGULAR VOLUNTEER EXPECTATION or short-term projects, visit different sites, Selection or Freshman shadow veterans, and Orientation may try things out. include service. OCCASIONAL VOLUNTEER STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: IN SERVICE What Your Work in the Communities Can Look Like Share what your work at your site has looked like. What could it look like in the coming year (or two)? How could it be expanded or more challenging?
  3. 3. Student development should also be happening in Bonner Meetings, activities, and reflections. Cornerstone activities are intentional opportunities for students to have ‘teachable moments‘ — before, during, and after these activities. EXCELLENCE DO A CAPSTONE-LEVEL EXAMPLE PROJECT AND PREPARE A SENIOR PRESENTATION JUNIOR YEAR LEADERSHIP: THAT CAPTURES YOUR PLAN AND LEAD A PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & JOURNEY EXPERIENCE THAT BUILDS ON FIRST TWO YEARS SECOND YEAR EXCHANGE: PARTNER WITH ANOTHER (INTERNATIONAL TRIP, CAMPUS-WIDE) BONNER PROGRAM WITH EXPLORE INTENTIONAL LEARNING FIRST YEAR TRIP: SERVE AS A CLASS IN A NEW CONTEXT EXPECTATION Faculty & partner involvement STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: CORNERSTONES What your trips and projects can look like? What can your Bonner class focus on this year? How can you initiate and carry out a project (or more than one) that will have an impact on you and the broader campus / community?
  4. 4. Student development should also be happening through planned trainings, courses, and other opportunities to learn the skills and knowledge you need to be most effective. EXCELLENCE SKILLS: EXAMPLE SKILLS: EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE: SKILLS: KNOWLEDGE: EXPLORE SKILLS: KNOWLEDGE: KNOWLEDGE: STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: TRAINING What your meetings and reflections can look like? What skills and knowledge do you need to be most effective? Map what you have learned and what you’d like to learn or enhance?
  5. 5. KNOWLEDGE PERSONAL LEADERSHIP PROFESSIONAL Place-based Knowledge SKILLS SKILLS SKILLS Issue-based Knowledge Budgeting Poverty Delegation Evaluation Active listening Public Policy/Politics Diversity Event planning Balance Local to global Facilitation/Mediation Fundraising Communication Decision Making Handling conflicts Grant writing Planning Public speaking Marketing/public relations Reflection Running meetings Networking COMMON Teamwork Public education/advocacy Time management COMMITMENTS Setting goals Volunteer management Research Diversity Social Justice International Perspective Civic Engagement Community Building Spiritual Exploration STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: ROADMAP How can you map these skills and knowledge areas into your program?
  6. 6. Your Roadmap: please discuss with Bonner staff and peers. YOUR PROFILE: • Name • Background • Most important qualities YOUR PASSIONS: • What are they? • How do they connect to service or the community? • How do they connect to college or your studies? YOUR SERVICE: • Imagine your role over the next 1-2 years...sketch it out. Discuss this with others (how you might translate that to your placement.) YOUR DEVELOPMENT: • What abilities or skills do you want to most graduate having developed and applied? Sketch out a few skills and knowledge areas.