The GLOBAL LEARNING Initiative
GLOBAL LEARNING CURRICULUM DESIGNS FOR ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS
A number of academic departments have been involved in the Global Learning Initiative, seeking ways to adopt the principles of this project into their respective curricula. Teams from each of these departments engaged in the initial work of addressing three fundamental tasks:
- Develop global learning outcomes for majors in their own departments
- Develop curricular and co-curricular strategies to help students achieve these global learning outcomes
- Develop assessment approaches to establish that students are in fact achieving the global learning outcomes
- Biology/Modern Languages
- Comparative Cultural Studies
- Dental Hygiene
- Educational Technology
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – Interim Report
- Electronic Media and Film
- Environmental Sciences
- Franke College of Business
- Environmental Engineering
- Geographic Science and Community Planning
- Hotel and Restaurant Management – Interim Report
- Modern Languages – BA
- Politics and International Affairs
- School of Art
- School of Forestry
- School of Nursing
- Spanish - Global Learning Outcomes Report
- University Honors Program
- Women's and Gender Studies
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