Learning Outcomes
Braille Course
Objective
The primary aim of this course is to introduce students to Braille in order to increase interaction with the visually impaired community. Students are taught Grade 1 Braille for one (1) semester and received a certificate of participation at the completion of the course.

Learning Outcomes
It is expected that in undertaking this course students will be able to:

1) Recognise the role of Braille education to the visually-impaired
2) Develop basic skills in reading Grade I Braille
3) Develop basic skills in typing Braille
4) Identify ways to protect one’s vision

 
Conscious Vibrations
Objective
The primary aim of these workshops is to provide a forum where students can discuss issues that affect society, build character and promote civic responsibility.

Learning Outcomes
It is expected that after completing these sessions students will be able to:

1) Identify societal issues
2) Develop their personal character
3) Improve their attitude toward service
4) Develop tolerance for life perspectives different from their own

 
Creative Minds
Objective
The “Creative Minds” school outreach project gives university students the opportunity to engage in a practical learning experience while serving as role models to younger students.
Students are involved in the planning of the activity; teaching songs/poetry; leading discussions; presenting lessons and maintaining classroom discipline.

Learning Outcomes
It is expected that students participating in these sessions will be able to:

1) Enhance their self-confidence
2) Develop their creativity in music, storytelling and drama
3) Have greater community consciousness

 
Community Outreach
Objective
The primary aim of this segment is to provide practical opportunities where students can learn more about marginalised populations and the different social agencies that are actively engaged in providing services to them.

Learning Outcomes
It is expected that after participating in the outreach segment students will have:

1) Greater knowledge about the work of NGO’S and social agencies
2) Increase their level of engagement in the community
3) Greater tolerance of diverse groups in society (homeless, disabled, children etc.)

Volunteer Opportunities
Objective
The primary aim of this segment is to provide short – medium term opportunities for students to engage in service.

Learning Outcomes
It is expected that after participating in these volunteer opportunities students will be able to:

1) Engage in meaningful and repetitive service in their communities
2) Increase their inter-cultural knowledge.
3) Develop their interpersonal skills (particularly the ability to work well with others)
4) Connect with professionals and community members for learning and career opportunities


 

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