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Demonstrating the Impact of Cocurricular Experiences on Career Readiness
This webinar is available as a Replay
Duration: 1 hour
Facilitator: Dr. Adam Peck
As key stakeholders in higher education debate ways to reduce cost while improving student learning, the contribution and value added by cocurricular education is often overlooked. This session will discuss how to create and measure the connection between participation in cocurricular experiences and the development of skills that employers value most. Using data generated by a national benchmarking study led by the presenter, and drawing upon examples from a recently published joint report by the National Association for Campus Activities and National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (Leaders in Collegiate Recreation) which was edited by the presenter, participants will learn how to generate and package data so key stakeholders can see the value of experiences outside of the classroom.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Articulate ten skills desired by employers as determined by the survey by the National Associate of Colleges and Employers.
- Design an effective assessment of employment skills.
- Understand how to package student learning data to demonstrate the impact of cocurricular involvement on their campuses.
Dr. Adam Peck
- Student Activities Professionals
- Student Organization Advisors
- Chief Student Affairs Officers
- Career Services Professionals
- Recreation Professionals
has served as Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas since 2008 and has been a student affairs practitioner for more than 20 years. He currently serves as President for the Texas Association of College Personnel Administrators (TACUSPA) and as State Director for Texas of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). He has previously served as Chair of the Texas Deans of Students Association. His book, "Project CEO: Demonstrating the Impact of Cocurricular Experiences on the Skills Employers Demand" is being published by NASPA Press and will come out in early 2017. He is the author of more than twenty scholarly articles, five book chapters and has presented more than seventy-five national and international webinars.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from Lewis University, a Master of Arts in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.
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