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TEDU 205

Exploring Leadership: Building Peer Facilitation Skills

In "Exploring Leadership: Building Peer Facilitation Skills," students develop peer education skills through reading, discussing, and collaborative learning about leadership, mentoring, and historical background of peer education. Additionally, the students learn about the factors that influence student development, such as personal values, gender, and culture.

TEDU 205 is a 2-credit, pass/fail course offered to faculty nominated students who will facilitate student experiences.

Course Prerequisites: Students enrolled in this course must have been nominated and selected to serve as peer educators for the current or upcoming academic year.

Learning Outcomes:

The student will:

  • Discuss the roles, responsibilities, and para-professional ehtics of peer educators in higher education.
  • Describe higher educational issues of student persistence, student success, new student transitions, demographics, and challenges.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills for interacting with undergraduate students in a variety of peer educator settings.
  • Demonstarte the ability to serve as a connectiong link to CofC campus resources and make effective referrals, when appropriate.