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Student Outcomes Committee

MCC's 4 Cs iSLOs

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT - SCORING GUIDELINES

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT– SCORING GUIDELINES

DEFINITION:

Civic engagement encompasses actions to promote the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.  

 

Descriptors:

Achievement Level 4

Achievement Level 3

Achievement Level 2

Achievement Level 1

1.  INCLUSIVENESS: 

Demonstrate an ability to engage respectfully with others in a diverse society

DEMONSTRATES EVIDENCE of ENGAGING RESPECTFULLY with diverse communities in an INTENTIONAL and REFLECTIVE WAY to promote, lead, and advocate civic action

DEMONSTRATES EVIDENCE of ENGAGING RESPECTFULLY with
diverse communities to further civic action

DEMONSTRATES EVIDENCE of HAVING PARTICIPATED with diverse communities to further civic action

FAILS TO DEMONSTRATE EVIDENCE OF PARTICIPATING with diverse communities 

2.  APPLY KNOWLEDGE:

Apply the knowledge from one’s own study and experiences to active and ethical participation in civic life

CONNECT one's knowledge
to one's actions in an INTENTIONAL, REFLECTIVE, and ETHICAL civic life

CONNECT one's
knowledge to one's actions in an ETHICAL civic life

CONNECT one's knowledge
to civic engagement and participation

LACKS the  knowledge REQUIRED TO CONNECT to civic engagement and participation

3.  DEMONSTRATION OF CIVIC IDENTITY AND COMMITMENT:

Provide evidence of experience in and reflection on civic engagement activities

DEMONSTRATES INTENTIONAL REFLECTION on one's own civic
identity and the ability to PROMOTE, LEAD and ADVOCATE civic action

DEMONSTRATES REFLECTION on one’s own civic identity and the ability to PROMOTE and ADVOCATE civic action

DEMONSTRATES AWARENESS of one’s own civic identity and LIMITED EXPERIENCE in civic engagement activities

DEMONSTRATES LIMITED AWARENESS of one’s own civic identity and NO EXPERIENCE in civic engagement activities

4. CIVIC COMMUNICATION:

Communicate and listen to others in order to establish personal and professional relationships to further civic action

COMMUNICATES and LISTENS EFFECTIVELY and
INTENTIONALLY in a variety of contexts to INITIATE and SUSTAIN civic action

COMMUNICATES and LISTENS EFFECTIVELY in a variety of contexts to FOSTER civic action

COMMUNICATES and LISTENS with others in a limited number of contexts to FOSTER civic action

DEMONSTRATES LIMITED ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE and LISTEN with others to engage in civic action

5.  ENGAGEMENT IN CIVIC ACTION AND REFLECTION:

Demonstrate the ability to deliberate and collaborate on issues and problems to achieve a civic aim

DEMONSTRATES LEADERSHIP CAPABILITY, RELFECTIVE INSIGHTS,  and the ABILITY AND COMMITMENT to work deliberatively and collaboratively across and within community contexts and structures to achieve a civic aim

DEMONSTRATES ABILITY AND COMMITMENT to work deliberatively and collaboratively across and within community contexts and structures to achieve a civic aim

DEMONSTRATES EXPERIENCE identifying intentional ways to participate in civic contexts and structures

DEMONSTRATES LIMITED experience participating in civic contexts and structures.

Revision: 9/2015