Minutes of the April 7, 2000 Meeting
PRESENT: Amy Anderson, Tom Colwin, George Ferencz, Greg Green, Melissa Hinderman, Phil Johns, Marilyn Lavin, Jo Ann Oravec, David Remmele, Larry Schuetz , Barb Housner (for Jim Stewart), Richard Telfer, Lance Urven, and Meg Waraczynski.
ABSENT: Scott Bradley, Lucas Derry, Shannon Duchow, Larry Kenney, Jim Meyer, Ann Ruff, and Sally Vogl-Bauer.
Dick Telfer called the meeting to order at 2:20 p.m.
George Ferencz moved approval of the agenda with a correction to item 5 that should have been listed as the Special Education Department instead of the Curriculum and Instruction Department. Greg Green seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Dick Telfer announced that the next meeting will be in one week, on Friday, April 14, 2000, and that the agenda would be a little later than usual due to the timing. Dick also reminded the committee that any agenda item can become an action item, if requested. "Informational items", although usually received and recorded, can be pulled out and discussed individually for specific action to be taken.
The proposal from the Art Department for a change in requisite for 110-180 Introduction to Advertising Design was received and recorded on a Greg Green/George Ferencz motion.
Tom Colwin moved, and George Ferencz seconded, to approve the new course proposal 164-323 Advertising Practicum from the Communication Department. After discussion regarding the objectives of the course, Lance Urven motioned to table it until the next meeting. Meg Waraczynski seconded the motion, which carried.
The proposal from the Special Education Department for a revision in course 480-461(661) was approved on a Marilyn Lavin/David Remmele motion.
The changes in requisites for 616-100 Principles of Geology and 722-210 Physical Geography and the change in title for course number 616-204 in the Geography and Geology Department were received and recorded on a Phil Johns/Meg Waraczynski motion. Phil Johns then moved to approve the new course 616-101 Elements of Geology. Greg Green seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
The proposals from the Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Coaching Department for a changes in title, requisites, and description for course 448-492 and a change in title for course 448-256 were received and recorded on a Greg Green/David Remmele motion. It is noted that there was one opposed vote due to the specific use of the word "Coaching" vs "Athletics" in the titles.
Marilyn Lavin moved approval of the History Department's proposal for a new course 740-347 Revolutionary Change in Latin America and Lance Urven seconded the motion. After some discussion regarding the ambiguity of the name (specifically the term "Revolutionary"), the proposal was tabled until the next meeting on a Marilyn Lavin/David Remmele motion.
George Ferencz moved, and Phil Johns seconded, to approve the two new courses proposed by the Languages and Literatures Department 681-103 Beginning Japanese III and 681-201 Intermediate Japanese I. The motion carried.
The proposal for a change in submajor from the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department Mathematics: Secondary Educational Emphasis was approved on a Lance Urven/Phil Johns motion.
The proposals for a change in requisites for courses 840-301 Physiological Psychology and 840-494 Seminar in Psychology from the Psychology Department, were received and recorded on a Meg Waraczynski/Tom Colwin motion.
Phil Johns moved approval of the proposals from the Social Work Department for a new course 860-325 (525) Social Work with Children and Adolescents and a change in the major Social Work (BA/BS). Marilyn Lavin seconded the motion, which carried.
Tom Colwin moved to receive and record the special studies approved between 3/9/00 and 3/27/00 as follows:
|150-491||Europe: Exploring Music and Culture||2003||3/13/00|
|426-491/691||Jamaican Service Learning Experience||2003||3/17/00|
|426-790||Technology Institute for Educators||2003||3/27/00|
|436-790||Civil War in the Classroom: Instructional Activities & Techniques||2003||3/27/00|
|448-490/690||Strategies in Defensive and Offensive Techniques in Football||2003||3/27/00|
|460-490/690||Current Issues in Industrial Hygiene||2007||3/13/00|
|460-490/690||Occupational Safety & Health Management for the Nursing Professional||2007||3/13/00|
|680-796||Contemporary Short Fiction-Context, Process, Analysis &Creation||2001||3/27/00|
|722-491||The Geography of European Alpine Uplands||2011||3/27/00|
Marilyn Lavin seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Dick Telfer introduced language to clarify the section addressing the Statement of Mission on Form #2. Lance Urven moved to adopt the following wording:
"If the proposed change is substantive, involving a redirection of the major or submajor, specifically describe how this program change relates to the institutional mission/strategic plan and to the College and/or Department goals and objectives (from assessment plan). If the proposed change is simply housekeeping (e.g., adding or deleting an elective course, changing a course number), this section may be omitted."
Tom Colwin seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
It was announced that next weeks meeting will be held in Hyer Hall 215. The meeting then adjourned at 3:03 p.m. on a George Ferencz/Tom Colwin motion.