Cocurricular Journal Tutorial

You can enter information into your Cocurricular Journal by completing the steps listed below.

Step 1: Log into TruView and click on the Student Tab.

Step 2: Click on Cocurricular Menu in the Cocurricular Channel.

Step 3: Next, click on Journal Entry.

Step 4: Select the category from the pull down menu that best describes the experience you wish to enter.

Step 5: List or create a title for the experience.

Step 6: From the pull down menu, select the term in which the experience occurred or was completed.

Step 7: Select the Quadrant from the pull down menu that best describes the major purpose of this experience.  To learn more about the Quadrants, visit http://cocurricular.truman.edu/activities_quadrants.asp

Step 8: Describe your tasks and responsibilities that occurred through this experience.

Step 9: You will have the opportunity to select up to five transferable skills you developed from this experience through pull down menus.  If the skills listed in the pull down menus do not accurately reflect the skills you developed in the experience, you can create your own by clicking "other."  To learn more about transferable skills, visit http://cocurricular.truman.edu/transferable_skills.asp

Step 10: The next prompt will give you the opportunity to reflect on the personal growth you obtained as a result of the experience.  If you need assistance in thinking through your personal growth, visit http://cocurricular.truman.edu/personal_growth.asp

Step 11: The next prompt will give you the opportunity to reflect on the professional growth you obtained as a result of the experience.  If you need assistance in thinking through your professional growth, visit http://cocurricular.truman.edu/professional_growth.asp

Step 12: You will be given the opportunity to allow your academic advisor to see an entry in your Cocurricular Journal.  If you feel comfortable with your advisor reviewing an experience, click on "Yes".  If you would prefer that your academic advisor not have access to the information you have just entered, click "No".