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Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes

Saturday, June 03, 2023


UA-PTC Co-Curricular Definition:
Purposeful and assessable learning opportunities that support academic programming designed to facilitate the development of the whole student.

Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes (CCLOs):

CCLO #1 Leadership
  • Empower and inspire others
  • Navigate and affect change
  • Recognize strengths
  • Work toward a shared vision
CCLO #2 Inclusiveness
  • Promote cultural diversity within our community
CCLO #3 Social Responsibility
  • Act with honesty and principles to facilitate positive social change
CCLO #4 Mindfulness
  • Identify effective self-care strategies to foster healthy, mind, body, and spirit (purpose, reflection, awareness, personal fulfillment).
CCLO #5 Lifelong and Global Learning
  • Demonstrate and apply interdisciplinary connections
  • Cultivate spirit of creative thought and curiosity to achieve goals

Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes Assessment:

The Office of Student Life and Leadership is joining the campus-wide effort to systematically collect and effectively use assessment information on student learning outcomes. The process by which co-curricular learning outcomes are measured mirrors the process that academic programs have embraced, while being uniquely tailored to the co-curricular experiences that students engage in at UA-PTC.

The goal of the co-curricular learning outcomes assessment is to continually improve the quality of the student experience and the effectiveness and efficiency by which UA-PTC uses resources to provide co-curricular activities. Assessment efforts answer three simple questions:

  1. Has the student gained knowledge, skill, and improved attitude or health?
  2. How has the experience impacted student performance?
  3. How can co-curricular programs be improved?

Planning and Reporting:

All members of the UA-PTC community (instructional and non-instructional) should include any planned co-curricular activities in their respective annual assessment plans, with appropriately aligned co-curricular learning outcomes. Annual plans can be updated at any time, but not all co-curricular activities will lend themselves to this type of annual assessment.

If there is any chance that a co-curricular activity may not be included in an annual assessment plan, it should be documented by submitting the Co-Curricular Activity Proposal and Reporting Form. It is recommended that the Proposal and Reporting Form be submitted no later than one month prior to the event, but the form will remain available and valid for submission even after the activity has concluded. To request off-campus travel, approval must be made through the Request for Field Trip Form available through the Office of the Provost. If you need to reserve rooms or facilities on a UA-PTC Campus, utilize the Rental/Catering Application on the UA-PTC Website. If the event will occur outside of normal business hours, please contact UA-PTC Police at least two weeks prior to the event/activity. The Co-Curricular Activity Proposal and Report Form does not replace other college approval processes for activities/events, room reservations, student travel, and field trips.

Co-curricular planning and reporting should primarily be assessed and documented through the annual assessment planning and reporting process. The forms mentioned above and in the illustration below are additional tools to document and inform the annual processes.

Annual Assessment Planning and Reporting

Co-Curricular Transcript:

Students may request a copy of their Co-Curricular Transcript through the Office of Student Life and Leadership or at [email protected].

If a student wishes to have a co-curricular experience added to their co-curricular transcript, please submit the Student Co-Curricular Transcript Activity Submission Form.