Minutes 5-7-2008

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
May 7, 2008
Sylvania CC, Conference Rm B

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Scot Leavitt, Chair

Pam Kessinger

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Ed DeGrauw

Todd Sanders

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Moe O’Connor

 

Jim Parks

Scott Quinn

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Tammy Dowd

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Joe Wright

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Nancy Hutt

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Andrea Lowgren

 

Jim Jeffery

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Bob Allen

Heiko Spoddeck

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Andrew Cohen

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Jane Rognlie

Committee Support:

Amy Alday-Murray

Scott Huff

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Dorothy Badri

 

Rick Aman

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Stacey Timmins

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Andrew Roessler

Steve Smith

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Leslie Hackett

Guests:

Bob Steele

Steve Phillips

Marshal Pryor

Jerry Brask Andrea Pace Verna Reardon
Barbara Kaufman Jan Abushakarah  

Information Items from the Curriculum Office:
(These items do not require curriculum committee recommendation)
Experimental Courses:
TA 199C – Introduction to Stand Up Comedy
PS 299P – U.S. Presidency
ART 199E – Spirit of the Sketch
ART 199F – Movie Making with Digital Video
ART 199G – Lines, Letters and Luminosity
ART 199H – Mask Making Workshop
ART 199I – Photoshop for Artists
ART 199J – Making Comics Art
ART 199K – Mural Painting Workshop
ART 299D – Portrait Drawing
ART 299G – The Art of Ancient Bronze Casting
ART 299H – The Art of Chinese and Japanese Gardens
ENGR 299 – Digital Systems
D 199P – Dance Production
D 199O – Dance Camp Intensive
D 199M – X-Treme Musical Theatre
ARCH 299 – Intermediate Revit Architecture
ARCH 199 – Introduction to Google SketchUp
MUS 199F – Music in Film
MUS 199G – Guitarist’s Bootcamp
MUS 199T – X-Treme Musical Theatre
GRN 199A – Therapeutic Horticulture in Health and Human Services
GRN 299A – Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture
LA 299 – Immigration Law for Paralegals

Inactivations:
MTH 111A – College Algebra/Liberal Arts

Old Business:

278. BCT 123 – Roof Framing 2
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend
Prerequisite/Concurrent: BCT 122

279. BCT 217 – Cabinetry 2
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend
Prerequisite: BCT 216 or BCT 219

New Business:

302. OS 250 – Creating a Virtual Office
New Course
Recommend description, outcomes and prerequisites read:
Prerequisite/concurrent: CAS 246 and CAS 111D or instructor permission.
Recommend description read:
Covers all aspects of creating an office for a virtual assistant.  Students will develop an individual business plan, analyze office needs for furniture and equipment, create a marketing plan, establish a fee rate range, identify software requirements, plan a company website, and create a file management system.  Prerequisite/concurrent: CAS 246 and CAS 111D or instructor permission.

Outcomes:

  • Create a home office for the virtual assistant
  • Select equipment and software for home office
  • Use critical thinking skills to identify a niche
  • Create a working business and market plan
  • Plan a company web site

303. OS 251 – Virtual Office Concepts
New Course
Recommend course description and outcomes read:
Covers the concepts and skills needed to become a successful virtual assistant, includes time management, business relationships, telephone techniques, telecommuting, ethics, conflicts, stress management, separating home and office life, networking with other virtual assistants and virtual assistant associations, conducting virtual meetings, legal requirements, insurance issues, and negotiating contracts.  Prerequisite: OS 250.
Outcomes:

  • Utilize the knowledge, concepts, and tools to become a successful virtual assistant
  • Apply time management skills to effectively manage their business and family life
  • Utilize professional ethics and conflict management skills to effectively manage a business.
  • Establish networking connections with other virtual assistants and professional organizations
  • Identify essential legal documentation and insurance requirements for a virtual assistant

304. AMT 216 – AMT Practicum/ Airframe
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

305. AMT 216 – AMT Practicum/ Airframe
Course Revision – Description, Requisites
Recommend description, outcomes and prereqs read:
Provides further development of students’ skills through practical application before graduating from the FAA-approved Airframe curriculum.  This course is used as a comprehensive tool to evaluate student strengths and weaknesses.
Prerequisites: AMT 108
Prerequisites/concurrent: AMT 208, AMT 109, AMT 211, AMT 212, AMT 213, AMT 214, AMT 115, WLD 210.

Outcomes:

  • When eligible, competently sit for the FAA written, oral and practical certification testing for Airframe Subject Area content.
  • Utilize the skills that are expected of those entering the aviation maintenance industry as a certified Aircraft Mechanic with an airframe rating.
  • Make independent and accurate airworthiness judgments appropriate to Airframe Subject Area content.

306. AMT 225 – A& P Practicum/ Powerplant
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

307. AMT 225 – A& P Practicum / Powerplant
Course Revision – Description, Requisites
Recommend description, outcomes and prerequisites read:
Provides further development of students’ skills through practical application before graduating from the FAA-approved Powerplant curriculum.  This course is used as a comprehensive tool to evaluate student strengths and weaknesses.
Prerequisites/concurrent: AMT 117, AMT 218, AMT 219, AMT 120, AMT 121, AMT 222, AMT 123, AMT 124

Outcomes:

  • When eligible, competently sit for the FAA written, oral and practical certification testing for the Powerplant Subject Area content.
  • Utilize skills that are expected of those entering the aviation maintenance industry as a certificated Aircraft Mechanic with a powerplant rating.
  • Make independent and accurate airworthiness judgments appropriate to Powerplant Subject Area content.

308. AMT 108 – AMT Practicum/ General
New Course
Recommend description, outcomes and prerequisites read:
Provides further development of students’ skills through practical application before graduation from the FAA-approved Airframe or Powerplant curriculum.  This course is used as a comprehensive tool to evaluate student strengths and weaknesses.
Prerequisite: AMT 102, AMT 203, AMT 204, AMT 105, AMT 106, AMT 107, AND MTH60 or Department Math test with a 70% or higher.

Outcomes:

  • When eligible, competently sit for the FAA written, oral and practical certification testing for the General Subject Area Content
  • Utilize the General Subject Area content skills that are expected of those entering the aviation maintenance industry.
  • Make independent and accurate airworthiness judgments appropriate to General Subject Area content.

309. LA 130 – Legal Software
New Course
Recommend description and outcomes read:
Provides training in a variety of specialized legal software applications and provides hands-on training in a lab in current legal software applications, which include legal software used for conflict-checking, timekeeping, litigation support and trial preparation. Recommend: CAS 133
Prerequisite: LA 101

Outcomes:

  • Prepare timekeeping records using software relied upon in law offices
  • Conduct conflict checks using software designed to prevent ethical conflicts for lawyers
  • Utilize legal software for litigation support and trial preparation.
  • Identify and participate in strategic planning regarding electronic discovery issues

310. GRN 166 – Therapeutic Horticulture in Health and Human Services
New Course
Recommend outcomes read:

  • Understand ways in which therapeutic horticulture, horticultural therapy, adaptive strategies and therapeutic gardens can be implemented in the various types of facilities serving older adults.
  • Understand the key features of vocational, therapeutic and social horticulture programs.

311. GRN 267 – Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture
New Course
Recommend title, transcript title and outcomes read:
Introduction to Professional Therapeutic Horticulture
Transcript: Prof. Therapeutic Horticulture

Outcomes:

  • Apply basic therapeutic horticulture and horticultural therapy skills within an interdisciplinary team in healthcare or human services settings, including research on the benefits of interventions, and intervention strategies appropriate for vocational, social/recreational, wellness and therapeutic programs.
  • Develop seasonal program planning and therapeutic applications to meet cognitive, physical, psychosocial, and spiritual client goals.
  • Use resources for continuing professional development.

312. GRN 265 – Activity Professional Training 1
Course Revision – Description, Requisites
Recommend description read:
Provides didactic and experiential learning to prepare for an activity professional career with older adults in long term care facilities, adult daycare and community settings.  Includes overview of the activity profession, late-life human development and health, standards of practice, activity planning for quality of life in a person-centered care model, and methods of service delivery for diverse populations.  Students must have completed GRN 165 or the 36 CEU state-certification Activity Director Training course.