Minutes 1-11-2006

CURRICULUM GEN/ED COMMITTEE of the
EDUCATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
MINUTES
January 11, 2006
SYLVANIA CAMPUS, CC BLDG, CONF ROOM B
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Committee Members:

X Kendra Cawley, Chair X Pam Kessinger X Ed DeGrauw X Jim Straight
X Marlene Eid   Jeff Josifek X Dan Findley   Adrian Rodriguez
X Diane Kamali X Scot Leavitt X James Jeffery X Moe O’Connor
X Doris Werkman X Joe Wright       Michael Cleghorn

Committee Support:

X Rick Aman   Amy Alday-Murray X Stacey Timmins X Susan Wilson
X Chris Chairsell            

 

Guests:

Carol Bruneau, Marie Morin, Jan Abushakrah, Larry Altree, Cece Cutsforth, Reine Thomas.

OLD BUSINESS:

132. SOC 231- Sociology of Health & Aging
Designation Request- GenEd list B
Recommended

 

NEW BUSINESS:

133. AVS 127- Introduction to Aviation
Revision- Description, Learning Outcomes
Recommended
134. BA 95- Introduction to Accounting
Revision- Course Number Change to BA 111
Postponed due to lack of SAC representation
135. EDO 103- Introduction to Criminal Law
Revision- Course Number Change to ETC 106, Learning Outcomes
Recommended
136. GD 101- Macintosh for Graphic Designers
New Course
Recommended
137. GD 151- Digital Illustration 2
New Course
Recommended
138. GD 116- Intermediate Typography
Revision- Add prerequisite GD 140
Recommended as Prerequisite/Concurrent
139. GD 122- Graphic Design 2
Revision- Add prerequisite GD 140
Recommended as Prerequisite/Concurrent
140. GD 139- Illustration f/Graphic Design
Revision- Add prerequisite GD 140
Recommended as Prerequisite/Concurrent
141. GD 140- Digital Page Design 1
Revision- Change prerequisite to GD 101 instead of PT 136
Recommended as Prerequisite/Concurrent
142. GD 150- Digital Illustration
Revision- Course Title change to Digital Illustration 1, Description change,
Learning Outcomes
Recommended
143. BI 231- Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
Revision- Add BI 112 as a prerequisite
Postponed at SAC Request
144. BI 234- Microbiology
Revision- Add BI 112 as a prerequisite
Postponed at SAC Request
145. BI 100- Introduction to Wildlife Conservation and Management
New Course
Postponed at SAC Request
146. BI 112- Cell Biology For Health Occupations
New Course
Postponed at SAC Request
147. TA 101- Theatre Appreciation
Revision- Add prerequisites WR & RD 115, Learning Outcomes
Recommends with Modifications to Learning Outcomes (see changes attached)
Pending clarification of pre requisite

Curriculum Request Form
Prerequisites and Learning Outcomes Change

Change: Prerequisites, Learning Outcomes
Does this correspond with a conversion request?: YES
Current course number: TA 101
Proposed course number: TA 101
Current course title: Theatre Appreciation
Proposed course title: Theatre Appreciation
Proposed transcript title: Theatre Appreciation
Reason for title change: NA
Current description: Introduces theater through studying plays and the artists who participate in the theatrical experience. Attend local productions and discover how and why the event happens from the viewpoint of the actor, director, playwright, designer and audience.
Proposed description: This course exposes students to several live theatrical productions in the Portland area with the purpose of enriching the understanding and appreciation of the theatrical event. Students will attend productions, write critiques and learn to appreciate the production from the viewpoints of the actors, directors, playwrights, designers and audience. Also, a brief history of the theatre is covered.
Prerequisites: Writing 115, Reading 115.
Reason for description change: Addition of the critique, theatre history, and prerequisites. Also, more time is needed for the class. Most plays are 3-4 hours in length, and the class time needed for discussion and review are often too short. More time is needed to cover topics and theatre history.
Current learning outcomes: 1. Appreciate the experience of attending live theatre, and use it to enrich life experiences as well as further exposure to differing cultures and philosophies
2. Relate themes and ideas presented in production to real life" problems and situations.
3. Enjoy the shared experience of participation in attendance at a theatrical production and recognize the uniqueness of it as distinguished from other art forms.
Proposed learning outcomes: 1. Appreciate the experience of attending live theatre as a life-enriching experience.
2. Be able to critically critique access live theatrical productions using theatrical terminology.
3. Know the locations and protocols of major theatrical venues in the Portland area.
4. Enjoy the shared experience of participation in a theatrical production and Recognize the uniqueness of it a theatrical production as distinguished from other art forms.
5. Relate themes and ideas presented in productions to real life problems and situations.
Reason for learning outcomes change: The plays seen will not always expose students to differing cultures and philosophies. The addition of the critical critique is a necessary addition to the class outcome in order to help student to understand the theatrical event and to be more informed theatre goers.
Current prerequisites: None
Proposed prerequisites: Writing 115, Reading 115 Pending Clarification
Will this impact other sacs?,is there an impact on other sacs?: no
Will this impact other
depts/campuses?,is there an
impact on another dept or
campus?:
no
Request term: Spring
Requested year: 2006
Contact name: Michael Najjar
Contact e-mail: mnajjar@pcc.edu