Resiliency & Practical Skills
The Resiliency and Practical Skills domain involves both life and personal skill development. Inherent in this domain is a student’s ability to develop life-long skills that allow them to persevere and thrive in their personal and professional life.
Life Skills/ Resilience
- Develops and applies strategies for managing personal and organizational resources
- Exercises purposeful decision-making
- Strategically develops and pursues short- and long-term personal, educational, and professional goals
- Seeks help when needed
- Holds oneself accountable for personal, work, and social obligations
- Articulates priorities regarding time management and effectively balances education, work and leisure time
- Applies academic and co-curricular experiences to career planning process
- Describes and applies own professional strengths and weaknesses, interests, skills/competencies, and values to one’s career development.
- Utilizes life-long career/life planning, job search, and career management tools/skills effectively
- Communicates effectively and conveys meaning by writing and speaking coherently and productively
- Demonstrates technological literacy and skills
- Uses technology ethically and effectively to communicate, solve problems, and complete tasks
- Engages in behaviors and contributes to environments that promote personal health and wellness and reduce risk both personally and within the community
- Develops awareness that promote positive change in all dimensions (Emotional, Environmental, Intellectual, Financial, Occupational, Physical, Social, and Spiritual)
Learning Outcome Statement:
Students who engage with UIC Student Affairs programs and services will be able to manage personal and professional experiences, behaviors, and skills to confidently achieve life-long success.