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Table 2.

Recommended design principles for successful cross-campus professional development training. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.085.t2

PrincipleOutcomesFacilitation
Student-driven governance framework 
  1. Application of leadership training

  2. Development of strong collaborative relationships

  3. Infrastructure focused on student experiences

 
  1. Student-driven steering committee that manages organization, approves changes to internal policy, and votes on elected positions

  2. Student representatives from each campus or partner institution

 
Event planning committees 
  1. Distributed leadership opportunities for students across the network

  2. Strategic event focus and design

  3. Enhanced personal responsibility

  4. Dedicated skills and confidence-building opportunities

 
  1. Student committees responsible for event facilitation and design.

  2. Planning committees comprised of interinstitutional teams that plan and organize each event

  3. Student volunteers lead discussions, introduce speakers, and moderate panels

 
Panels, discussions, and interactive events 
  1. Enhanced networking

  2. Knowledge exchange

  3. Diverse views that promote shared learning and decision making

  4. Practical communication.

  5. Increased problem-solving

 
  1. Nontraditional events that focus on developing skills in a way that mirrors real-world science and action

  2. Integration of high-impact speakers and participants (e.g., policy makers, scientists, NGO leaders)

 
Annual colloquium 
  1. Disseminated knowledge between students, scientists, policy makers, and NGOs

  2. Practiced communication, knowledge exchange, and student engagement

  3. Ignited motivation, increased learning, and shared ideas

 
  1. Student members share formal and informal presentations, participate in discussions, and learn about current research and environmental action

  2. Guest speakers, breakout sessions, group engagements, and social interactions

 
PrincipleOutcomesFacilitation
Student-driven governance framework 
  1. Application of leadership training

  2. Development of strong collaborative relationships

  3. Infrastructure focused on student experiences

 
  1. Student-driven steering committee that manages organization, approves changes to internal policy, and votes on elected positions

  2. Student representatives from each campus or partner institution

 
Event planning committees 
  1. Distributed leadership opportunities for students across the network

  2. Strategic event focus and design

  3. Enhanced personal responsibility

  4. Dedicated skills and confidence-building opportunities

 
  1. Student committees responsible for event facilitation and design.

  2. Planning committees comprised of interinstitutional teams that plan and organize each event

  3. Student volunteers lead discussions, introduce speakers, and moderate panels

 
Panels, discussions, and interactive events 
  1. Enhanced networking

  2. Knowledge exchange

  3. Diverse views that promote shared learning and decision making

  4. Practical communication.

  5. Increased problem-solving

 
  1. Nontraditional events that focus on developing skills in a way that mirrors real-world science and action

  2. Integration of high-impact speakers and participants (e.g., policy makers, scientists, NGO leaders)

 
Annual colloquium 
  1. Disseminated knowledge between students, scientists, policy makers, and NGOs

  2. Practiced communication, knowledge exchange, and student engagement

  3. Ignited motivation, increased learning, and shared ideas

 
  1. Student members share formal and informal presentations, participate in discussions, and learn about current research and environmental action

  2. Guest speakers, breakout sessions, group engagements, and social interactions

 
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