MINUTES: CURRICULUM COMMITTEE | 8-29-16

Curriculum Committee Minutes

August 29, 2016

Members: 

  • Jarrod Hanson
  • Heather Johnson
  • Joni Dunlap
  • Dennis DeBay
  • Lisa Forbes
  • Cristina Gillanders

Staff: Shakira

  • Anderson – Recorder
  • Hilary Bruce

I. GENERAL BUSINESS & REVIEW/DISCUSSIONS:

Committee Chair – Jarrod Hanson

Revisions to Graduate Faculty Appointments Approval Guidelines

  • Jarrod will work on the proposed revisions for the committee to review at the Sept 19 meeting

II. COURSE PROPOSAL/REVISION REQUESTS:

[table width ="100%" style ="" responsive ="false"] [table_head] [th_column]Status[/th_column] [th_column]Proposal[/th_column] [th_column]Presenter[/th_column] [/table_head] [table_body] [table_row] [row_column]Pending[/row_column] [row_column]Literacy and Development Certificate

  • Change certificate title from English Language Learners (ELL), to Diverse Learners.
  • The Committee has requested a brief statement to clarify if the title change is due to a change in content, or if the title change reflects the current content of the certificate.[/row_column] [row_column]Sherry Taylor[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Approved[/row_column] [row_column]Online Teaching Certificate
  • Add INTE 5340: Learning with Digital Stories as another course option. Students now have an option between INTE 5340 and INTE 5680: Media and Mobile Learning.[/row_column] [row_column]Brent Wilson[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Approved[/row_column] [row_column]CLDE 7210: Syllabus Revision
  • Revision for: Introduction to Leadership for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Schools is approved.
  • Additional suggestions by the committee: provide context regarding the late work policy, and add a grading scale.[/row_column] [row_column]Nancy Commins[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Pending[/row_column] [row_column]RSEM 4100: New Course
  • RSEM 4100: Research and Statistics in Families and Human Development, will be a required course for HDFR majors and minors.
  • Committee has requested to see the following syllabus updates before approving the course:
    • Use the syllabus template on SEHD Impact. The template provides specific language relating to SEHD policies.
    • Clarify the expectations for grading and assessment. [/row_column] [row_column]Alan Davis[/row_column] [/table_row] [/table]

III. GRADUATE FACULTY APPOINTMENTS: 

All appointments approved

IV. OTHER ITEMS/UPDATES

The committee will create a template letter for Doctoral students’ GFA approvals.