Communication and Collaborative Teamwork Skills

Objective: Enhance communication and collaborative teamwork skills for students in undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs

Goals

  1. Identify specific objectives in the area of communications and teamwork for each program.
    Responsible leader: Dean Appointed Task Force October 2016
    Expected Completion Date: May 2017
  2. Develop appropriate assessment mechanisms to determine achievement of objectives.
    Responsible leader: Assessment Committee
    Expected Completion Date: Fall 2017
  3. Evaluate the EMPATHE program for implementation in the professional curriculum.
    Responsible leader: Curriculum Committee
    Expected Completion Date: Fall 2018
  4. Identify appropriate mechanism to teach students to operate in a team with various team dynamics.
    • Identify exercise to teach students how to effectively advocate for a minority opinion within a team.
    • Identify exercise to teach students how to operate in a team with unequal positions of power.
    • Identify exercise to teach students how to lead a team and effectively engage the full spectrum of members.
    Responsible leader: Dean to Appoint Task Force May 2017
    Expected Completion Date: December 2017

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