Supervising Today's Students (STS)
Introductory Session - Why Do Students Do the Things They Do?
Course # 538
It takes a special set of skills to effectively hire, orient, motivate, train, and develop student employees. Therefore, Learning and Development is pleased to offer a certificate program for UI faculty and staff, which supports the UI strategic goal on undergraduate student success. Supervising Today’s Students (STS) focuses on developing skills for individuals who supervise undergraduate students, while providing insights on how to best lead and support student employees.
This course will provide series participants with an overview of the developmental and transitional issues experienced by college students, and how it relates to supervising student employees. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with other student supervisors on campus.
Objectives: (At the end of this course participants will be able to)
- Describe common transitional issues experienced by college students, and how it relates to supervising student employees.
- Recognize how developmental issues affect college students, and how to create a positive work environment for the newest generation of employees.
- Delineate effective problem solving steps, and how to use them to approach issues associated with student employees.
Participants: (audience course is designed for)
This is a required course for the Supervising Today's Students (STS) certificate program. It is intended for UI faculty and staff who supervise undergraduate student employees. All STS courses are open to all regardless of participation in the certificate program.