Welcome to a much deserved winter break! In Summer 2022, UCORE leadership conducted an inaugural analysis of its course review decisions dating back to Fall 2018. Leadership updated these data after the conclusion of the Fall 2022 semester. We are pleased to offer a brief synopsis here, and we hope that this information will help […]
A new certificate program being developed by an interdisciplinary team of WSU faculty aims to help students understand ways architectural elements can shape daily life and society. Although designed for students in engineering and architecture, Dwelling in American Literature courses will serve majors from multiple colleges and disciplines and include several WSU UCORE courses to satisfy graduation requirements for all students.
PULLMAN, Wash.—The Washington State University Faculty Senate approved a new course designation on Oct. 6 called “Inquiry into Equity and Justice (EQJS)” that will expand the University Common Requirements (UCORE) general education curriculum for the first time in a decade. The new UCORE designation, which will not impact UCORE credits necessary for graduation, goes into […]
The WSU Faculty Senate approved at its meeting of October 6, 2022 a proposal from the University Common Requirements Committee to create a new course designation: Inquiry into Equity and Justice [EQJS]. This new designation will go live in Fall 2023 and will involve additional, credit-neutral changes to UCORE’s structure and requirements. Please visit UCORE’s Equity and […]
Assessment activities and results are intended to inform regular faculty reflection and discussion about effective teaching, learning, and curricula, and ultimately contribute to decision-making to support student learning. In concert with the UCORE Director, faculty on the UCORE Committee and Subcommittee for Assessment annually review results of UCORE’s Capstone [CAPS] Assessment and suggest actions for improved assessment or use to inform […]
PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University faculty members Tahira Probst and Anna Whitehall are the latest recipients of the annual Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching. First presented in 2013, the award commemorates the high value WSU places on those who teach University Common Requirements (UCORE) general education courses across the university, and who […]
PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University’s University Common Requirements (UCORE) Ambassador Award for 2022 was presented to student Ella Kisor, international business and Spanish major and member of the Honors College. The award is given each year to one who has carried the spirit of general education to the WSU community. Kisor is a member of […]
As March draws to a close, this is a quick reminder to departments scheduled for course renewals this semester to submit those packages by April 1. All things renewal can be found here. And a big thanks to those that have already submitted!