Student Activism on Campus: Opportunities for Learning and Engagement

with Khaled Ismail

About This Course

What role can student affairs administrators play in furthering student activists' learning and development? This session will provide an overview of behavioral, developmental, and social-cognitive learning outcomes of participating in activism on a college campus, and examine the challenges faced by student affairs practitioners when engaging with student activists.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • define what activism means to them;
  • list at least one way in which activism plays a role in students' development;
  • outline challenges and/or barriers to engagement with student activists on campus; and
  • describe the tension between functioning as an institutional agent and as an agent for social justice.

Accessing the Presentation

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