student responsibilities

The social work student is responsible for:

  1. Maintaining a learning environment that respects diversity and all participants in the learning experience.
  2. Being open to new ideas and interpretations of research.
  3. Actively engaging and participating in the learning process. This includes being prepared for class in his/her readings, turning assignments in on time and attending class.
  4. Mastering course content and demonstrating this mastery.
  5. Seeking assistance as needed (example: developing writing skills by using the services of the Writing Center).
  6. Asking why the faculty is doing something (example: lecture, essay test, groups), as students should expect teaching with intentionality.
  7. Doing more than memorization of material and to continually be developing critical thinking skills.
  8. Striving to achieve advanced learning and applying knowledge to his/her field experiences.