PRESENT: Scott Bradley, Tom Colwin, George Ferencz, Mary Margaret Hosler, Philip Johns, Larry Kenney, Michael Longrie, Terry Ostermeier, David Remmele, Nathan Schmitt, Larry Schuetz, Mark Skidmore, Richard Telfer, and Lance Urven
ABSENT: Greg Green, Joseph Greene, Steve Schmidbauer, Jim Stewart, and Michelle Weis
GUESTS: Diane Bailiff, Steve Friedman, Linda Howatt, Susan Huss-Lederman, Peter Jacobs, David Prior, Harriet Rogers, and Wallace Sherlock
Dick Telfer called the meeting to order at 2:18 p.m.
Tom Colwin moved to approve the agenda with the following revisions: 1) to remove item 9 pending an additional proposal for a change in minor, and 2) to move item 17 "Communication across the Curriculum" to be between items 4 and 5. Larry Kenney seconded the motion which carried.
Lance Urven moved, and Phil Johns seconded, approval of the March 5, 1999 minutes. The motion carried.
The college-wide new course proposal 900-104, New Student Seminar, was approved with a restriction to limit enrollment to the first two semesters of attendance on a Tom Colwin/Mary Margaret Hosler motion.
David Prior distributed a proposal for consideration and feedback regarding the "Communication across the Curriculum" initiative. The purpose is to emphasize the full range of communication skills that are addressed within the curriculum (including, but not limited to listening, teamwork, presentation, etc.), to identify where these skills are being taught, and to market the courses (and other activities) that teach these skills. Responses should be directed to the Provost Office.
Mary Margaret Hosler moved, and David Remmele seconded to approve and receive and record as appropriate the Business Education and Office Systems Department's proposals as a package, specifically approving the new course 220-357 Web Page Development and Administration and receiving and recording the credit and repeatability change for 220-493. The motion carried.
The proposal from the Curriculum and Instruction Department for a licensure change for course 439-414 was received and recorded on a Mary Margaret Hosler/Scott Bradley motion
The Curriculum and Instruction/Language and Literature Department's proposal for a new submajor Minor in Teaching English as a Second Language, K-12 Certification was approved on a Mike Longre/George Ferencz motion.
Phil Johns moved, and Lance Urven seconded, to approve the proposal from the Geography Department for a new submajor Environmental Studies Minor. The motion carried.
The proposal from the Languages and Literatures Department to add a General Education Option in Humanities to course 680-236 was approved on a Mike Longrie/Phil Johns motion.
Mary Margaret Hosler moved, and David Remmele seconded, to approve and receive and record as appropriate the proposals from the Management Department as a package. The motion to receive and record the change in title and description for course 250-310 and to approve the change in the General Management major carried.
George Ferencz moved to approve the two change in major proposals from the Management Computer Systems Program, Management Computer Systems with a Minor(BS) and Management Computer Systems without a Minor(BS). Larry Kenney seconded the motion and the motion carried.
The proposal from the Psychology Department to change the requisites for course 840-351 was received and recorded on a George Ferencz/Phil Johns motion.
Phil Johns moved to receive and record the special courses that had been approved between
February 8, 1999 to March 1, 1999 as listed below:
|436-490/690||Emergent Classroom Literacy||1991||3/1/99|
|436-490/690||Mentoring Post-Secondary Learners||1991||3/1/99|
|436-491/691||Explore Education and Culture in Jamaica||2001W||3/1/99|
|681-496||Beginning Portuguese 1||1997||3/1/99|
|722-496||Introduction to Geography||1997||2/8/99|
|860-496||Social Work with Children and Adolescents||1997||2/8/99|
A proposal to add guidelines to the UCC handbook to clarify whether a course should be revised or a new course should be developed was approved on a Phil Johns/Terry Ostermeier motion.
The meeting adjourned at 3:30 p.m. on a Tom Colwin/Mark Skidmore motion.