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After participating in the Residential Curriculum, RPS students will be able to...

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Learning Goal 1: Academic Engagement

Students should take responsibility for their own academics by identifying and utilizing resources outside of the classroom, engaging with faculty, and managing their academic success.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • 1.1 Employ positive academic habits and skills.
  • 1.2 Articulate academic resources that relate to potential career fields or academic areas of interest.
  • 1.3 Apply ways of engaging with faculty inside and outside of the classroom.
  • 1.4 Identify ways in which the residence hall environment contributes to academic success.
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Learning Goal 2: Understanding Self and Others

Students must be engaged in understanding who they are and be able to articulate their identities and beliefs. Through intentional interactions, students will be able to learn about, support, and engage in impactful dialogue with others.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • 2.1 Identify societal trends and issues of social justice.
  • 2.2 Articulate aspects of their identity.
  • 2.3 Engage in a civil dialogue with individuals who maintain differing values and beliefs.
  • 2.4 Explain how their behavior reflects personal values and beliefs.
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Learning Goal 3: Local and Global Citizenship

Students must identify that they live in an intercultural society. Their role and responsibility is to contribute to a shared understanding and positive common goal in society.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • 3.1 Identify with a community that they deem a network of support.
  • 3.2 Construct opportunities for community stewardship.
  • 3.3 Explain the impact of their behavior and attitude on the community.
  • 3.4 Explore ways to be culturally competent.
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Learning Goal 4: General Well-Being

Students must pursue the development of the whole person, including physical, psychological, emotional, and financial well-being.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • 4.1 Define a healthy lifestyle.
  • 4.2 Demonstrate behaviors that maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • 4.3 Describe resources that assist in managing personal finances.
  • 4.4 Analyze how emotional, mental, and physical health contribute to personal well-being.

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