University General Education Committee on 09/11/2020

University General Education Committee on 09/11/2020 at 09:00 am

To attend this public meeting, call in from a mobile device: 1-415-655-0001 (US Toll) Meeting number (access code): 120 669 0245 (27297653)

1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Background and Useful Links for UW-Madison General Education:
a. Website: https://gened.wisc.edu/
b. Guide: https://guide.wisc.edu/undergraduate/#requirementsforundergraduatestudytext
c. Operating Procedures; Meetings; Member roles for term members, ex officio members, and liaisons; standing and ad hoc subcommittees (in Box)

3. Approval of notes, UGEC meeting April 10, 2020

4. Announcements and Updates
a. Reminder sent memos to departments and faculty (in Box, “Reminder Memos”)
b. Communication B Course Instructor Training
c. Go Big Read – https://gobigread.wisc.edu/
d. Invitation to attend Fall Ethnic Studies Faculty Meeting –
October 9, 2019, 8:30-10 a.m. (via WebEx or Zoom)

5. Brief Updates on Implementation of Pandemic Response Measures
a. Disrupted Grading – https://registrar.wisc.edu/disruptiongrades/
b. Placement Testing
c. SOAR and Student Advising
d. Schedule of Courses, Enrollment, and Course Access
e. Teaching and Learning: Topical Courses

6. UGEC Annual Report, 2019-20 (in Box)

Please note that in compliance with ss. 19.81 Wis. Stats. and with the 1974 Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), portions of this meeting may be closed to the public, to prevent release of student record information without prior written authorization from the student or students involved.

Open to the public