Course curriculum

  • 1

    INTRODUCTION / GET SET FOR SUCCESS!

    • WATCH: DAVID HOLMES & ANGEL PEREZ (5min)

    • READ: MEET YOUR CHARACTER COLLABORATIVE COURSE FACILITATORS (2min)

    • READ: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THIS COURSE (1min)

    • WATCH: HOW TO NAVIGATE THIS COURSE (3min)

    • READ: BOOKMARKING THIS SITE (2min)

  • 2

    CHARACTER IN EDUCATION & ADMISSION

    • WATCH: INTRODUCTION - CHARACTER IN EDUCATION & ADMISSION (6min)

  • 3

    INTRODUCTION TO WRITING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

    • READ: INTRODUCTION TO WRITING LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (1min)

    • WATCH: WHY CHARACTER MATTERS IN LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (7min)

    • WATCH: BARRIERS & RESOURCES TO LETTER WRITING (4min)

    • WATCH: GETTING STARTED WITH THE LETTER WRITING PROCESS (8min)

    • WATCH: WHAT IS MOST HELPFUL? WHAT IS MISSING? (6min)

    • WATCH: WRITING DURING THE PANDEMIC (5min)

  • 4

    ELEMENTS OF AN EFFECTIVE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION

    • READ: INTRODUCTION - ELEMENTS OF AN EFFECTIVE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION (1min)

    • WATCH: SCHOOL COUNSELOR EXAMPLES (6min)

    • WATCH: ADDITIONAL /OTHER RECOMMENDER EXAMPLES (5min)

    • READ: CHAPTER 4 ADDITIONAL RESOURCES (3min)

  • 5

    CONSIDERING CHARACTER IN LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: THE COLLEGE PERSPECTIVE

    • READ: INTRODUCTION - THE ROLE OF COLLEGES (1min)

    • WATCH: INTRODUCTION & THE ROLE OF RECOMMENDATIONS (4min)

    • WATCH: EVALUATION INFORMATION FROM LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (4min)

    • WATCH: COMMUNICATING WITH STAKEHOLDERS (3min)

    • WATCH: SEEING BEYOND THE NUMBERS (3min)

    • READ: CHAPTER 5 ADDITIONAL RESOURCES (12min)

  • 6

    SUMMARY & NEXT STEPS

    • WATCH: A REVIEW OF THE MAJOR PRINCIPLES (6min)

    • EXIT SURVEY - HOW DID WE DO?