Civic Engagement Showcase

The Civic Engagement Showcase is a chance to students to showcase their service-learning and civic engagement projects.  There are two showcases per year:

  • Fall Showcase: December 10th (Wed) and December 11th (Thurs) from 9-1pm
  • Spring Showcase: May 6th (Wed) and May 7 (Thurs) from 9-1pm

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

Judging Rubric

Inclusiveness

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

Expert Proficient Developing Needs Improvement

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 

Apply Knowledge

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

Expert Proficient Developing Needs Improvement
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

Demonstration of Civic Identity & Commitment

Provide evidence of experience in and reflection on civic engagement activities.

Expert Proficient Developing Needs Improvement
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

Civic Communication

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

Expert Proficient Developing Needs Improvement
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

Engagement in Civic Action & Reflection

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

Expert Proficient Developing Needs Improvement
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.