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Ethnic Studies Revisions - effective fall 2019

Ethnic Studies Revisions - effective fall 2019

Approval of revisions to the Ethnic Studies Requirement course criteria

Thank you for meeting with the University Academic Planning Council on September 14 2017 to discuss the report of ethnic studies subcommittee. I am writing with formal notice that the UAPC approved revisions to the Ethnic Studies Requirement course criteria first effective for courses offered in Fall 2019 as follows:
  • ESR courses must be offered for a minimum of 3 credits.
  • Syllabus and reading list must demonstrate that the course material is centrally focused on the circumstances, conditions, and experiences of persistently marginalized racial and ethnic minorities and/or indigenous peoples in the United States.
  • Courses that are not centrally focused on the circumstances, conditions, and experiences of persistently marginalized racial and ethnic minorities and/or indigenous peoples in the United States may be designated as ESR classes under certain circumstances.
    • Courses that explore the circumstances, conditions, and experiences of racial and ethnic minorities and/or indigenous peoples in a comparative international format must devote at least 50% of the course (syllabus, reading list, course content, and student assessment) to exploring the experiences and concerns of persistently marginalized groups in the United States.
    • In cases where religion is intertwined with respect to persistently marginalized racial and ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples in the United States, courses that focus on religion may fulfill the ESR.
  • Syllabus will reflect the ESR Essential Learning Outcomes among the course-level learning outcomes, by listing them as expressed in the ESR course guidelines, or by integrating them into discipline-specific course-level outcomes.
Supporting materials are posted here: https://apir.wisc.edu/academic-planning/uapc-meeting-information/september-14-2017. Please contact Jocelyn Milner (jocelyn.milner@wisc.edu) if you have any questions or need assistance with implementation.



Keywords:Ethnic Studies, Revisions, fall 2019   Doc ID:79037
Owner:Sue R.Group:CALS Academic Affairs
Created:2018-01-05 15:49 CSTUpdated:2018-02-07 11:10 CST
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