Civic Learning/Community Engagement Upper Division GE Requirement

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Criteria for Evaluating GE Course Proposals

Civic Learning/Community Engagement Upper Division GE Requirement

In general, course proposals for courses submitted as satisfying specific general education requirements must provide:

  1. Clear evidence that student learning outcomes specific to the block or GE requirement are being taught and assessed
  2. Course content in outline that demonstrates adequate time devoted to teaching and assessing the outcomes
  3. Evidence of specific training, currency and/or experience in the basic intellectual and pedagogic competencies in the specific block or designated area

Course information

Courses seeking civic learning/community engagement (cl) designation must be upper division general education courses also meeting GE Block B, C or D requirements.


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Block or GE Requirement Student Learning Outcomes

Proposal clearly demonstrates that student learning outcomes are being taught and assessed sufficiently

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the connection between academic learning/disciplinary knowledge and civic participation.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of their impact on their respective physical, social and cultural environments and how such environments impact them.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of ways to make change in local and global communities.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to collaborate in order to develop and implement an approach to a civic issue.

 

Implementation and Assessment

Proposal or supplemental materials provide evidence of

  • Specific training, currency and/or experience in the basic intellectual and pedagogic competencies in the specific block or designated area