Enriching Educational Experiences Benchmark Items

Enriching Educational Experiences Benchmark Items

  • Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op experience or clinical assignment 
  • Community service or volunteer work 
  • Foreign language coursework 
  • Study abroad 
  • Independent study or self-designed major 
  • Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam, capstone course, thesis, project, etc.) 
  • Participating in co-curricular activities (organizations, publications, student government, sports, etc.) 
  • Had serious conversations with students who have different religious beliefs, political opinions or personal values 
  • Had serious conversations with students of a different race or ethnicity 
  • Campus environment encourages contact among students from different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds 
  • Used electronic technology (list-serve, chat group, Internet, etc.) to discuss or complete an assignment 
  • Participate in a learning community or some other formal program where groups of students take two or more classes together