- gain practical facilitation skills;
- become familiar with, and critically engage with, learning theory and research, and bring this knowledge into their mentoring;
- gain knowledge of the dynamics of small groups, and bring this knowledge into their mentoring; and
- reflect on facilitation practice and develop self-evaluation skills.
The course integrates three essential components of learning — academic knowledge, “on-the-job” training, and engagement with a learning community — to create a unique learning experience at Northwestern.
Students who exceed 5.5 credits because of enrollment in SESP 291 do not incur an additional tuition charge.