Curriculum Meeting | 12-05-16

Curriculum Committee Minutes
Members:

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

Staff: Shakira Anderson – Recorder
Hilary Bruce
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:

[table width ="100%" style ="" responsive ="false"] [table_head] [th_column]Status[/th_column] [th_column]Item(s)[/th_column] [th_column]Presenter[/th_column] [/table_head] [table_body] [table_row] [row_column]Aprroved[/row_column] [row_column]SPSY 6911 Syllabus Revisions

  • Update credits hours from 1-6 variable, to fixed 3 credits hours.[/row_column] [row_column]Franci Crepeau-Hobson[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Approved[/row_column] [row_column]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.[/row_column] [row_column]Antwan Jefferson[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Approved[/row_column] [row_column]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.[/row_column] [row_column]Nicole Winowiecki[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Approved[/row_column] [row_column]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.[/row_column] [row_column]Chris Carson[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Approved[/row_column] [row_column]School Library
  • Changed the title of School Library and Instructional Leadership concentration, to Teacher Librarian Leadership.[/row_column] [row_column]Laura Summers[/row_column] [/table_row] [table_row] [row_column]Pending[/row_column] [row_column]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.[/row_column][row_column][/row_column] [/table_row] [/table_body] [/table]

III. GRADUATE FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
All GFAs approved
IV. OTHER ITEMS/UPDATES