Students: IE learning & leadership
INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE-RELATED LEARNING & LEADERSHIP FOR STUDENTS
UWL has established some inclusively excellent goals for student learning through General Education, College Core requirements, and even within majors and minors. But don't let that hold you back from learning even more!
Establish your own goals for Inclusive Excellence! Here are some ways to think about that:
|Learn more about diverse populations||Learn to communicate & collaborate across diversity categories|
|Many departments offer courses on human diversity. Here are some programs that specialize in diversity:||You can learn this both in and outside of courses. For example, most of the diversity student organizations don't restrict their membership to a particular identity group, and UWL also hosts many cross-cultural learning events.
For coursework, Communication Studies and Modern Languages are obvious choices. But you can find opportunities to communicate across diversity categories in many courses, including through engaging with the arts and through diversity-focused courses, too.
|Learn to be a leader who solves problems through multiple perspectives||Develop your research skills|
Look for courses that use "authentic assignments" that address real-world problems, and courses that emphasize multiple perspectives. If you can find both in the same course, take it! Sometimes you can tell from a syllabus. Sometimes you need to ask the instructor. Here are some questions you might want to ask:
How does this promote the ideal of inclusive excellence, you might be asking. Here are just a few ways: