Learning Contract: Student Conduct

OSU Office of Student Conduct learning contract:

Learning Objectives

  • To gain experience in student conduct.
  • To gain an understanding of conduct models, theory, and practice
  • To have a basic understanding of student conduct at Oregon State University
    .

Goals

  • Develop the competencies of:
  • 1c. Standards of good practice in student affairs and ethical responsibilities
    of the student affairs professional
  • 2a. Transitional issues faced by students before and after their tenure
    in higher education settings
  • 2b. The various and changing needs, goals, affinities of students
    within varied higher education settings (i.e. community college, private,
    public, etc)
  • 2c. The diversity of student populations including, but not limited
    to, age, socioeconomic status, gender, race, and ethnicity, language,
    nationality, religion or spirituality, sexual orientation, ability, and
    preparedness
  • 2d. Theories related to student development and potential practical
    applications
  • 3c. Organizational structure, dynamics, and leadership
  • 3d. Legal issues critical in guiding and influencing practice
  • 4a. Design and implement thorough assessment efforts including the
    identification of new key questions, resources, and target populations
  • 4b. Create instruments and/or protocols for assessing important questions
  • 4c. Credibly convey key findings and recommendations to stakeholders
    and constituents
  • 5a. Design original programs including the identification of resources,
    needs, and goals
  • 6a. Develop and share ideas an concepts to students, staff, or faculty
    groups outside of the CSSA classroom
  • 6b. Incorporate original and innovative techniques that are appropriate
    and engaging in sharing these ideas
  • 6c. Reflect on the experience and make constructive changes and improvements
  • 7a. Positively manage, develop, and engage in working relationships
    with faculty, staff, and students across functional and institutional
    boundaries.
  • 7b. Initiate and participate in working alliance and teams with a
    wide range of people across cultural boundaries.
  • 7c. Take on key leadership roles though these partnerships and collaborations
  • 7d. Serve as advocate, counselor, and/or advisor to students or student
    groups
  • 7e. Manage and/or mediate conflict, crisis, or problematic circumstances
  • 8a. Seek out a comprehensive and well-rounded graduate and professional
    experience
  • 8c. Reflect on graduate, professional, and personal development experiences
    toward greater self-understanding
  • 8e. Engage in thoughtful career planning and decision making exercises
  • 9a. Awareness of one’s cultural heritage and how it affects
    identity development, world views, values and assumptions
  • 9b. Knowledge of systems of privilege and oppression as well as knowledge
    of groups and individuals who are different from self
  • 9c. Skills to challenge and support individuals, groups and organizations
    in a manner that maximizes multiculturally sensitive and appropriate
    practices
  • 9d. Ability to identify areas of personal and professional growth
    in improving one’s own multicultural competence

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Periodic meetings with practicum supervisor.
  • Attending Impact classes
  • Participating in Informal Hearings
  • Participating in Formal Hearings
  • Job Shadowing
  • Attending the Oregon Judicial Officers meeting
  • Serve on the Student Conduct Committee

Performance Evaluation

  • Exhibit professional growth and competence through self-reflective journaling
    via an online journal/blog.
  • Fulfill 90 hours of practicum experience.