Tips and Tactics: Variations to Utilizing the CCT Feature


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Tips and Tactics: Variations to Utilizing the CCT Feature

  1. 1. Alison E. Doehring, MS Ed.Thad M. Doyle, M. Ed.
  2. 2. • What is your current knowledge of the Co-Curricular Transcript (CCT) feature in OrgSync?• Where are you currently at with utilizing this feature?• What do you hope to get out of this session?
  3. 3. • Broad Overview of CCT o What is it? o How is it intended to be used? o What do employers think? o What are students saying?• Shared Information & Experiences o How do you structure the feature? o How do you educate your campus community?
  4. 4. • Defined: A record a students’ out-of-class experiences that can compliment the academic transcript. Documentation of holistic higher education. o Also known as: e-portfolio, leadership record, leadership portfolio, involvement record, etc.• Why Provide & Utilize: o Official record of involvement and leadership o Track involvement o Marketability• Employer & Student Perspectives: o “Official” record or proof o Listing of accomplishments o Verification process Association of College Unions International. The Bulletin (2006)
  5. 5. Candidate Skills and Qualities:When reviewing the resume, whatskills and qualities do employersseek evidence of? What are theylooking for the resume to illustrate?Evidence of teamwork, leadership,and written communication skillstopped the list, and were cited bymore than three-quarters ofrespondents. VALIDATION!National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Research: Job Outlook 2012
  6. 6. Education & Buy-In Assessment• Students • Learning Outcomes• Faculty/Staff • Standardization• Administration & Steering • Self-reflection CommitteeVerification Institutional Goals• Office personnel • Vision 2020• Event Coordinator • “My Akron Experience”• References • Marketability
  7. 7. Career Development Experience Leadership Development • Cooperative and Internship related experiences • Resident Assistant Training • Instructor Certifications • Career Center Peer Advisor • On-campus employment • Student Org. Leadership RetreatCultural and Cross Cultural Experience Academic Enrichment • Rethinking Race Week • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Leadership • Akron’s Got Talent Forum (CBA) • Polymer Science Seminar SeriesCommunity Engagement and Global Responsibility Awards, Honors, & Recognition • Make A Difference Day • LIFE Award recipient • Student Org. service project • UA LEADS participant • Student Judicial Affairs Board Member • Adult Learner of the Year AwardWellness Development Arts and Humanities Experience • Healthy Eating Workshop • English Comp. Speaker • Adaptive Study Strategies Program • Student Art Showcase 7
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  9. 9. • Event Coordinator training (1 hour)• “Create an Event” (5 mins.)• Pre-created assessments provided (0 mins.)• Attendance Tracking and/or Swipe Cards (during event)• Upload/verify attendance (5 mins.)• Prompt student to complete assessment ( 1 min.)• Review, verify, & approve! (10 mins.)• Added to a student’s CCT (0 mins.) 9
  10. 10. • Structure: o Set-up & Personalization • University “look” • Assessment based vs. self-entered o Oversight • Personnel • Respective Office o Requests • References • Verification/Review • Printing • Cost• Campus Education: o Marketing Strategies • Students • Staff/Faculty • External Constituents/Employers
  11. 11. • Group Conversations• Best Practices & Tips
  12. 12. Alison E. Doehring, MS Ed., Coordinator, Civic Engagement, aer15@uakron.eduThad M. Doyle, M. Ed., Associate Director, Student Life,