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:


Status Item(s) Presenter
Aprroved SPSY 6911 Syllabus Revisions

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