Major Revision of Existing Policy
Minor/Technical Revision of Existing Policy
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A. OBJECTIVE & PURPOSE
This policy identifies the minimum content of Graduate Academic Learning Compacts (GALC) at the University of North Florida. GALC is the new name for what was referred to as Graduate Learning Outcomes. It articulates a sequence of steps that must be followed to ensure that GALCs reflect essential learning outcomes, that they are kept up to date, that they are assessed on a regular, recurring basis, and that the results of their assessment inform continuous program improvement. The purpose is to ensure clear communication to students of graduate program learning outcomes and their means of assessment, and to ensure continuous review and improvement of program quality.
B. STATEMENT OF POLICY
Each graduate academic major offered by the University of North Florida and listed on the State University System Academic Degree Inventory will have a published Graduate Academic Learning Compact (GALC) which can be viewed by students and other interested parties. This publicly available GALC will clearly articulate:
In addition, the internally available portion of the GALC will contain:
It is the responsibility of the academic departments to ensure that each GALC is kept up-to-date and to create a GALC for each new graduate program proposal.
C. STATEMENT OF PROCEDURES
The following procedures will be used in implementing this policy:
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