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List of Questions in this FAQ:

  1. How does the change from GEC to GEF affect me?
  2. What do I need to do?
  3. What goes into my syllabus?
  4. What is the timeline for transition?
  5. How do I know which GEF area my course is in?
  6. Why is WVU using the AAC&U's LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes?
  7. Why do I have to use one of the AAC&U's Value rubrics?
  8. How do we approach GEF actions if there multiple sections to one course?
  9. Can I change the GEF area that my course has been assigned?
  10. Can I change the LEAP Essential Learning Outcome that I chose for my course?
  11. Can I (and how do I) add my course to the GEF?
  12. Can I (and how do I) remove my course from the GEF?
  13. How do I submit my course change request in CIM?
  14. What happens after I submit something in CIM?
  15. Do I have to go to one of the TLC workshops?
  16. When and where are the TLC workshops?

How does the change from GEC to GEF affect me?

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What do I need to do?

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What goes into my syllabus?


GEF Area LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 
Course Learning Outcome or Objective which Aligns with LEAP Outcome
Assessment that will be used to Measure the Aligned Outcomes
GEF 1: English   LEAP 2: Intellectual and Practical Skills - Written Communication
Students will be able to select between a variety of genres to suit different audiences and purposes  Final portfolio

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What is the timeline for the transition?

GEF Area

Target for CIM Submission

GEF 1 February 20th, 2017
GEF 2A     March 20th, 2017
GEF 2B   April 17th, 2017
GEF 4   May 19th, 2017
GEF 5       September 2017
GEF 3   October 2017
GEF 7
November 2017
GEF 6
December 2017

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How do I know which GEF area my course is in?

All GEC courses have already been assigned to a corresponding GEF area. For a list of courses and their areas, click here.

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Why is WVU using the AAC&U's LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes?

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Why do I have to use one of the AAC&U's Value rubrics?

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How do we approach GEF actions if there are multiple sections to one course?

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Can I change the GEF area that my course has been assigned?

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Can I change the LEAP Essential Learning Outcome that I chose for my course?

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Can I (and how do I) add my course to the GEF?

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Can I (and how do I) remove my course from the GEF?

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How do I submit my course change request in CIM?

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What happens after I submit something in CIM?

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Do I have to go to one of the TLC workshops?

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When and where are the TLC workshops?

Campus

Building

Room

Day

Time

Downtown

Downtown Library

Research Services 136

Tuesday, February 14th

10—11 am

Evansdale

Evansdale Library

G16

Monday, February 20th

9 - 10 am

Downtown

Downtown Library

Research Services 136

Wednesday, March 1st

3 – 4 pm

Evansdale

Evansdale Library

G16

Thursday, March 2nd

3 – 4 pm