8 Civic knowledge (local & global) Several of our Cadets participated in CULP (cultural understanding and language proficiency program) overseas missions. This broadened their knowledge of and exposure to international cultures. Our Cadets also volunteered to support several local community events, including Polar Plunge and other local venues. Our Cadets studied and researched other cultures as part of their broadening experiences to think, learn and act globally. Civic engagement (local & global) Our Cadets volunteered to support several local community events, including Polar Plunge and other local venues. Intercultural knowledge & competence This ELO is interspersed throughout the curriculum at all levels, and includes the study of other cultures and applying that knowledge to develop methods to engage and work with a variety of host nation locals in the context of serving overseas conducting host-nation building and counterinsurgency missions. Ethical reasoning & action Our Cadets engaged in extensive study of ethics and participation in a variety of situational ethics exercises and virtual scenarios in which they were presented with choices and guided through outcomes based on their reasoning and decision-making. Foundations & skills for lifelong learning Integrative Learning Demonstrated through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems Synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies Our Cadets participate in a variety of capstone exercises and events that allow them to test and demonstrate synthesis of acquired skills and knowledge and application in scenario-based contexts. These events include Field Training Exercises, Super Labs, and Combined Field Training Exercises with Cadets from other campuses across 3 rd Brigades’ footprint, Digital Story projects, research papers, virtual exercises and learning simulations. Summary Table 3 Goals & Accomplishments Related to Inclusive Excellence, 2013-2014 Inclusive Excellence Areas Your Dept. Goals & Accomplishments for 2013-2014 Recruitment and/or retention of nontraditional 1. Work with First Year Experience to launch new Learning students, students of color, Community (Suite & Tie) for underrepresented males. and students from other underrepresented 2. Continued participation in YMCA Black Achievers program as groups. key sponsor and host of Scholarship Presentations and World of Work Career Fairs. 3. Maintained partnership with FTP and KC program in support of Faculty/staff recruitment activities to increase unit diversity. Any efforts undertaken to enhance curricular or co-curricular diversity programming. campus-wide LEAP initiative. 1. Worked with Wisconsin National Guard to secure an ad-hoc female Cadre to participate in training activities. This helps us establish female presence among our Cadre and demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of our female cadets in particular.
9 Other Inclusive Excellence goals & accomplishments (see the UWW Inclusive Excellence Guidelines at http://www.uww.edu/diversity/reports/. Summary Table 4 Goals for 2014-2015 Related to the University’s Strategic Plan (2012-2014) and College Strategic Plan Area University Strategic Planning Goals I. Programs & Learning Review the current academic program array (undergraduate and graduate), adjusting program size and creating new academic programs that align with the university mission, resources, evolving workforce, institutional plans for growth, and projected state, regional, and national needs. Your Department Goals for next year (2014-15) 1. Further develop the mapping of our Cadet Command curriculum ELO’s to those of LEAP. 2. Utilize newly modernized classrooms and technology to expand virtual reach of program to include guest lectures, online course modules, and telepresence learning activities. 3. Explore development of online/hybrid GENED leadership course. Develop a comprehensive approach to improved advising that promotes an integrated learning and enhanced general education experience, consistent with our campus LEAP initiative. 1. Overhauled our internal advising process to ensure all Cadets maintained updated 104R’s and were taking appropriate course mix that accentuated their leadership courses and training within the limits of their degree requirements Develop an institutional approach to consider assessment data across campus units including strategies to evaluate the data, improve teaching and learning, set curricular and co-curricular goals and methods, and communicate the findings to the campus community. 1. Continue to fully implement online course evaluations and utilize feedback for course/instruction improvement and potential development of new initiatives. II. The Educator Scholar Community Increase support for faculty, staff, and students to engage in research, creative, and scholarly activity. 1. Continue to expand student employment opportunities to conduct limited undergraduate research. III. Diversity & Global Perspectives Collect, review and disseminate data regarding the levels of participation and effectiveness of high-impact educational practices for various student populations, and use these data to improve our highimpact practices. Increase the understanding of both domestic multiculturalism and international perspectives as central to university curricular and co-curricular priorities. 2. Will expand student employment research opportunities to focus on developing process to collect longitudinal research on leadership related issues surrounding cadet participation, as well as assist with 1. Continue to support/promote international cultural exposure and education via the CULP and Project Go initiatives offered via Cadet Command. Expand efforts to expose participants post trip presentations to