Curriculum Committee Minutes
- Jarrod Hanson
- Heather Johnson
- Joni Dunlap
- Dennis DeBay
- Lisa Forbes
- Cristina Gillanders
Staff: Shakira Anderson – Recorder
I. GENERAL BUSINESS & REVIEW/DISCUSSIONS:
Discussion around creating an inviting syllabus. Joni will look into resources for best practices regarding layout and wording.
II. COURSE PROPOSAL/REVISION REQUESTS:
||SPSY 6911 Syllabus Revisions
- Update credits hours from 1-6 variable, to fixed 3 credits hours.
||HDFR 3020 Syllabus Revisions
Changed the course number for HDFR 1020, to HDFR 3020: Black and Latino Children in Families and Schools.
Course will seek approval as a Core Curriculum under Cultural Diversity.
||SPED 5210 – New Course
Foundations for Understanding Behavior
This is the 1st of three courses offered for the Emotions, Behaviors, and Mental Health in Schools certificate.
||CLDE 5810 – New Course
Literacy for Bilingual Learners for STR
Course was offered three times as a special topics course. Since this course is an essential part of the program, a new course is required. Special topics can only be offered three times.
Changed the title of School Library and Instructional Leadership concentration, to Teacher Librarian Leadership.
||SCHL 5100: School Libraries in the Digital Age
Change is pending due to syllabus revisions. The committee has requested to see an updated syllabus before approving.
Request to change credit hours from 4 credits, to 3 credits.
The change in credit hours will allow students to choose from either the Teacher Leadership concentration, or the Online Learning concentration.||
III. GRADUATE FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
All GFAs approved
IV. OTHER ITEMS/UPDATES