University General Education Committee on 04/09/2021

University General Education Committee on 04/09/2021 at 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Meeting will take place remotely: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/91469262657?pwd=TGNFakRYcHhTLzJvZmZvZ3BySTZkUT09
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Agenda

  1. Approval of notes, March 12, 2021
  2. Announcements and Updates
    1. UAPC Policy Change: School of Nursing
    2. Liberal Arts Essay Contest
    3. Go Big Read
    4. General Education Membership – call for nominations
  1. For Discussion
    1. “Re-branding” the General Education Requirements
      1. Benchmarking – how do we talk about GER? (Learning Outcomes)
      2. Benchmarking – how do our peers talk about GER?
  1. Action Items
    1. Policy Change: Retaking the UW English Placement Test
    2. Revisions to Communication Requirement course criteria
      1. Memo to the Provost (Guide updates to description)
      2. Revisions proposed:
        1. Comm A Course Criteria
        2. Comm B Course Criteria
      3. Policy Change/Recommendation: Expanding the Ethnic Studies Requirement

 

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