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:
- Clear evidence that student learning outcomes specific to the block or GE requirement are being taught and assessed
- Course content in outline that demonstrates adequate time devoted to teaching and assessing the outcomes
- Evidence of specific training, currency and/or experience in the basic intellectual and pedagogic competencies in the specific block or designated area
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
- Demonstrate understanding of the connection between academic learning/disciplinary knowledge and civic participation.
- Demonstrate understanding of their impact on their respective physical, social and cultural environments and how such environments impact them.
- Demonstrate knowledge of ways to make change in local and global communities.
- 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