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Honors In Action 8 09

  1. 1. The <br />Phi Theta Kappa<br />Experience:<br />Honors in Action<br />
  2. 2. about me:<br />
  3. 3. What is <br />Honors in Action?<br />
  4. 4. Honors in Action is an event that<br />incorporates multiple hallmarks<br />
  5. 5. Benefits of CombiningHallmarks<br />
  6. 6. Begin with the Honors Study Topic:<br />The Paradox of Affluence:<br />Choices, Challenges, Consequences<br />Choose a topic that is:<br /><ul><li>Interesting and</li></ul> relevant<br /><ul><li>Important and</li></ul> consequential<br /><ul><li>Issue-oriented
  7. 7. International
  8. 8. In the news and</li></ul> timely<br /><ul><li>Interdisciplinary
  9. 9. Important to </li></ul> your <br /> community<br />
  10. 10. The Honors Study Topic, “The Paradox of Affluence, <br />Choices, Challenges, and Consequences” asks us to do <br />something in our own little ways to change the contradictions <br />of society where some have an overabundance of <br />resources and others can hardly make ends meet. The <br />choice is ours to help the least fortunate despite the fact <br />that we are constrained in our resources, but the little we <br />can do to help will go a long way. <br />
  11. 11. Where do I Begin?<br />
  12. 12. Scholarship<br /><ul><li>Research a question, issue, or problem related to the Honors Study Topic
  13. 13. Invite experts for in-depth dialogue
  14. 14. Analyze how the question, issue or problem affects you locally
  15. 15. Participate in the Honors Case Study Challenge
  16. 16. Identify possible solutions</li></li></ul><li>Scholarship HallmarkJournaling<br />Keep track of:<br />
  17. 17. Leadership<br /><ul><li>Reflect on, share, and</li></ul>use other leadership experiences to benefit your <br />project<br /><ul><li>Host leadership development</li></ul>seminars, workshops<br /><ul><li>Promote offering a leadership</li></ul>development course for credit<br /><ul><li>Attend programs offered </li></ul>through your student affairs<br />office<br />
  18. 18. Leadership HallmarkJournaling<br />Keep track of:<br />Activities designed to develop leadership skills <br /> and abilities<br /><ul><li>How individuals or chapters overcame challenges </li></ul> and obstacles <br /><ul><li>Details about effective goal-setting, </li></ul> group decision making, <br /> motivation and team building, <br /> delegating, and empowerment<br />
  19. 19. Service<br />Work to improve<br />the<br />community!<br />
  20. 20. Service HallmarkJournaling<br />Keep track of:<br />
  21. 21. Fellowship:HAVE FUN!<br />Bond with your fellow<br />chapter members<br />Bond with members from other chapters<br />Bond with your community<br />
  22. 22. Fellowship HallmarkJournaling<br />Keep track of:<br />Keep track of:<br /><ul><li>Who participated
  23. 23. How the activity was inclusive
  24. 24. What communication methods and </li></ul> tools were used<br /><ul><li> involvement and engagement
  25. 25. Ideas for expanding participation in the</li></ul> future<br />
  26. 26. JournalingFor all of the Hallmarks<br /><ul><li>The strategic planning process and goal setting for Honors in Action activities
  27. 27. How the current Honors Study Topic relates to the project
  28. 28. Responsibilities and assignments for individuals and committees.
  29. 29. Milestones achieved and feedback for and improving the project as it progresses
  30. 30. Reactions from participants and reactions from those served or impacted.
  31. 31. How many people were involved or impacted and in what way</li></li></ul><li>Why Journal?<br />Recording these details can be indispensable! For Phi Theta Kappa chapters, journaling to track progress and activities throughout your Honors in Action projects and to capture your reflections and thoughts on how you developed as individuals and as a chapter provides you with the detail you need to achieve your goal in the Five Star Chapter Development Program and compose your entries in the <br /> Hallmark Awards Program!<br />
  32. 32. What’s In It For Me?<br />Gain “real-life” experience<br />Enhance communication skills<br />Increase intellectual and cultural competencies<br />Cultivate leadership skills<br />Clarify goals and sense of purpose <br />
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  34. 34. Group Exercise and Sharing<br />

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