COMMUNICATION

COMMUNICATION

Employ an understanding of audience, purpose and context to communicate effectively in a range of situations using appropriate media

CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKING

CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKING

Use divergent (e.g., generation of novel ideas, thinking out of the box, brainstorming) and convergent thinking (e.g., critical thinking, evaluation of ideas, quantitative and qualitative analysis, scientific reasoning) to generate novel and relevant ideas, strategies, approaches, or products

ETHICAL REASONING

ETHICAL REASONING

Assess their own ethical values and the social context of ethical problems, recognize ethical issues in a variety of settings, think about how different ethical perspectives might be applied to an ethical problem, and consider the consequences of alternative actions

INFORMATION LITERACY

INFORMATION LITERACY

Possess the skills and knowledge to access, evaluate and use information effectively,
competently, and creatively

SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING

SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING

Establish goals and monitor progress toward them by developing an awareness of the personal, environmental and task-specific factors that affect attainment of the goals

TECHNOLOGY USE

TECHNOLOGY USE

Make appropriate use of technologies to communicate, collaborate, solve problems, make decisions, and conduct research, as well as foster creativity and life-long learning

GLOBAL COMPETENCE

GLOBAL COMPETENCE

Engage in, reflect upon, and demonstrate open mindedness toward all issues of diversity at the local, national and international level

LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP

Develop a vision, translate that vision into shared goals, and effectively work with others to achieve these goals

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Apply knowledge and skills gained from a program of study to the achievement of goals in a work, clinical, or other professional setting

RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE EXPRESSION

RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE EXPRESSION

Make meaningful contributions in their chosen field, participating in use-inspired (e.g., inspired by and applied to real-world problems) research, scholarship or creative activity as an individual or in a collaborative effort

RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP

RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP

Create and sustain a healthy, engaged, public life

BUILD YOUR FUTURE

BUILD YOUR FUTURE

Continue to develop the goals, values, and aspirations that have guided them through their Drexel education into a foundation for a successful future

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    Responsible Citizenship

    November 13th, 2012

    This event explores the framework and key concepts of responsible citizenship on the local, national, and international levels. Through an interactive activity and critical dialogue, participants will leave with a better understanding of responsible citizenship — as well as their individual roles in creating and sustaining a healthy, engaged, public life.

    Some questions for discussion during our session:

    • What does it mean to be a "Responsible Citizen" and why should you care?
    • How are responsible citizenship and civic engagement inextricably linked?
    • How can you begin (or continue) to be a responsible citizen while at Drexel University?

    In addition to participating in group discussions over pizza, you will leave the session with a clearer understanding of what it means to be a responsible citizen.

    Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012

    Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

    Location: Leadership Lab – Greenawalt Student Development Center, Conference Room D – Creese Student Center, Lower Level 3210 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Event Catagory: Drexel Student Learning Priorities. This is the Second DSLP event from a series of twelve DSLP events. – Details Below

    Presenter: Jennifer Johnson Kebea, Associate Director, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and Seth Jacobson, Assistant Director, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement.

    Refreshments will be served. Promotional materials will be distributed to all students that attend the event.

    Winning Question:

    Following the Constitutional Convention of 1787, this man was asked: "Well, Doctor, what do we have? A Republic or a Monarchy?"

    Who was it? What was his answer? Please make sure to provide supporting examples in your answer as well as incorporate the Responsible Citizenship definition.

    Winner: Maryam Halimi

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    RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP

    November 11th, 2013

    This event explores the framework and key concepts of responsible citizenship on the local, national, and international levels. Through an interactive activity and critical dialogue, participants will leave with a better understanding of responsible citizenship — as well as their individual roles in creating and sustaining a healthy, engaged, public life.

    Some questions for discussion during our session:

    • What does it mean to be a “Responsible Citizen” and why should you care?
    • How are responsible citizenship and civic engagement inextricably linked?
    • How can you begin (or continue) to be a responsible citizen while at Drexel University?

    In addition to participating in group discussion, you will leave the session with a clearer understanding of what it means to be a responsible citizen.

    Date: Monday, November 11, 2013

    Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Location: MacAlister 2019, 3250-60 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19104

    Event Catagory: Drexel Student Learning Priorities. This is the first DSLP event from a series of twelve DSLP events.

    Presenter: Jennifer Johnson Kebea, Interim Director, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and Ryan O'Connor, Assistant Director, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement.

    Refreshments will be served. Promotional materials will be distributed to all students that attend the event.

    Winning Question:

    Discuss the purpose of a reflective analysis. Please incorporate the definition of the Communication DSLP in your answer.

    Winner: Mohammad Nozari