AbstractAs most of our students transition from their undergraduate experiences into careers, it is necessary for faculty to appropriately prepare them to make this transition. Guiding students on how to think about the knowledge and skills learned in their sociological training and how this knowledge and skills engage with the marketplace is key to assisting in...
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- Capstone Courses
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- College 400
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Usage NotesIt is helpful to share with students multiple examples of effective elevator speeches from a variety of areas. Faculty should also be prepared to deliver their own elevator speech as a model for students as well as to breakdown the various elements of the assignment. The main hurdle for this exercise from a faculty perspective is tracking down all the...
Learning Goals and Assessments
Goal 1: Students will be able to articulate their marketable Sociological knowledge and skills
Goal 2: Students will be able to articulate their unique selling point
Goal 3: Students will be able to identify their assets for the marketplace
Goal 4: The elevator speech will be delivered in a clear and concise statement with a professional presentation of self both verbally and non-verbally
- A rubric (attached) is used to evaluate the delivery of the elevator speech.
- Students are assessed on their ability to (1) articulate their marketable Sociological skills and knowledge, (2) unique selling point, (3) assets offered, (4) verbal presentation of self, and (5) non-verbal presentation of self.