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Learning Goal Statement

Students will be able to grow in self-awareness and in their ability to have civil discourse to begin to appreciate and understand others who are different than themselves.

Learning Narrative

Self-awareness is the understanding of an individual’s various identities and how these identities manifest themselves in their lives. Students will have opportunities to respectfully engage with those who are different than themselves, expand their agency to do so, and learn about these differences. Civil Discourse encompasses the array of ways students interact with one another and the importance of recognizing that these interactions are intertwined in day-to-day living and complex. Such experiences are critical for preparing students for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln community and are critical for preparing students for a global workforce. Students must be able to collaborate and communicate across differences in order to lead and solve problems.

Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:

ENGAGE

1. Engage in cultural content/experiences to grow in their own self-awareness.

Entrance Point
Moving In
Moving Through
Moving On
Student is unclear on their identities. Student has some sense of their identity but cannot distinguish between their values and those of their influencers. Student is investigating their own identities and values and are beginning to know how to express them. Student is able to articulate their identities and values.
REFLECT

2. Reflect on the ways they are similar to and different from others at the university.

Entrance Point
Moving In
Moving Through
Moving On
Unclear if diversity impacts their daily lives. Can identify the impact diversity has on their life, but unable to articulate its positivity. Can identify the positive impact diversity has on their life, but cannot articulate that impact to others. Students can articulate ways in which diverse ideas and identities improves their learning and their lives.