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Latinx Studies Working Group

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Initiative

Groups Served
Collegiate

Program Website
N/A

Contact Information
MARSH, Leslie
llmarsh@gsu.edu
404-413-5985

Address
1 Park Place South
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

The Latinx Studies Working Group of the Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies aims to develop programming and curriculum to examine the history, culture, politics, issues and experiences of people of Hispanic as well as Luso-Brazilian descent in the United States. This working group includes colleagues and students from numerous disciplines across the University (e.g., Sociology, History, English, World Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Religious Studies and WGSS.

Benefits

We are developing courses and programming at this time.

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnic Group
Black, Hispanic/ Latinx groups, Multi-racial

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
02/01/2020

Number Served

Notable Alumni

Research Components and Activities

Mentored research experience(s),Specialized center

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

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Self-efficacy Emphasis
Not Applicable

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs
Not Applicable

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Academic recognition (i.e. research credibility, prestige), Coaching, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Publication opportunities, Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide psychological and or emotional support, Mentees are given information about academic customs, pitfalls, departmental politics and taboos, Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information), Mentor recognizes the value of the mentee. (i.e., co-authorship, graduate school/employment references)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation Methods

program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

completion of a course(s),conducting research (e.g., course-based, laboratory-based, apprentice-based, discovery-based),publishing a scholarly work as defined by an academic discipline, presenting at a conference/symposium, increasing academic skill area (s),completing a capstone or thesis project

Outcome Milestones

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Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
02/01/2020

Number Served

Notable Alumni

Research Components and Activities

Mentored research experience(s),Specialized center

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

“…”

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?
Not Applicable

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?
Not Applicable

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Academic recognition (i.e. research credibility, prestige), Coaching, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Publication opportunities, Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide psychological and or emotional support, Mentees are given information about academic customs, pitfalls, departmental politics and taboos, Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information), Mentor recognizes the value of the mentee. (i.e., co-authorship, graduate school/employment references)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

completion of a course(s),conducting research (e.g., course-based, laboratory-based, apprentice-based, discovery-based),publishing a scholarly work as defined by an academic discipline, presenting at a conference/symposium, increasing academic skill area (s),completing a capstone or thesis project