Minutes 10-1-2008

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
October 1, 2008
Sylvania CC, Conference Rm B

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Scot Leavitt, Chair

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Pam Kessinger

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Ed DeGrauw

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Doris Werkman

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Marc Spaziani

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Jim Parks

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Scott Quinn

Tammy Dowd

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Joe Wright

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Nancy Hutt

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Rick Willebrand

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Jim Jeffery

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Bob Allen

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Heiko Spoddeck

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Andrew Cohen

Committee Support:

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Birgette Ryslinge

Dorothy Badri

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Andrew Roessler

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Stacey Timmins

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Leslie Hackett

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Steve Smith

Guests:

Rebecca Robinson

Torie Scott

Jerry Brask

Ed Lindsey

Taylor Hanna

Art Schneider

Kendi Esary

Mark Hornshuh

Nancy Pilgram

Sandy Schramm

Lee Fan

Jessica Morfin

Birgitte Ryslinge

Mark Andres

Kendra Cawley

Diane Shingledecker

Information Items from the Curriculum Office:

(These items do not require curriculum committee recommendation)

Experimental Courses:

Inactivations:
None to report

Experimental:

BA 199 – Introduction to Nonprofit Sector
ART 299 – Art History Detectives
J 199 – Introduction to Information Gathering
D 199A – Pilates for Dancers
D 199E – Hip Hop
D 199F – Ballroom Dance
LAT 299A – Oregon Landscape Contractor’s Exam Review
MUS 199U – Musical Theatre Voice
MUS 299C – Music of Broadway
PE 199B – Pilates for Dancers

Old Business

313. BA 255 – Project Management – Business Environments
New Course
Recommend with transcript title: Project Management – Bus. Environ.
Requested Implementation: Winter 2009
Description to read:
Showcases the evolving interpretation of project management by providing practical information useful to project managers from all disciplines. Discussion topics will include: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource management, communication, risk, and procurement management. This course is one of the Project Management series that includes CAS 220, MSD 279, and CIS 245. Project management is a broad term that can include many areas of a business. Recommend: BA 101, MSD 279, BA 250, CAS 220 and CIS 245.
Outcomes to read:
1. Use the five stages of the project management process as supported by the PMP model
2. Implement the primary soft skills of Appreciative Inquiry, conflict management, and the Balanced Scorecard.
3. Showcase the basic mapping of a Project Charter, SOW, WBS, CP, and EVA
4. Apply the core elements of Project Management which include scope, quality, risk, and procurement management.

316. BI 200 – Prin of Ecology: Field Biology
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Postponed at SAC Request

325. ART 248 – Glass Casting
New Course
Recommend with description to read:
Provides an introductory but thorough studio experience investing the mechanics and design concerns necessary to make molds for glass casting and then casting in glass.  Included is an overview of related processes and techniques and concepts that address historical and contemporary issues.  Students will use a variety of techniques to develop and implement creative problem solving.  Critiques, discussion, and presentations establish critical skills necessary to evaluate glass crafting, explore artistic intent, examine structural solutions, and expand perceptual awareness.  Includes demonstrations, lectures, slides and audiovisual materials.  May be taken three times for credit.
Recommend: ART 117.
Outcomes to read:
1. Make molds and glass casts.
2. Implement creative problem solving
3. Ask meaningful questions, identify ideas and issues, and develop a basic vocabulary  so as to be able to actively participate in a critical dialogue about mold making and glass craft with others.
4. Identify ideas and issues and participate in critical dialogue.
5. Increase appreciation of sculptural works from different cultures as they apply to glass casting, expanding awareness of the diversity of perspectives on the human experience.
6. Continue to develop a heightened awareness of the physical world and of the ecological impact of art materials on the environment.
7. Establish tools for self-assessment.

326. FP 208 – Emergency Operations Safety & Survival
New Course
Recommend with
Prerequisite:
FP 211
Prerequisite/concurrent: FP 201
Outcomes to read:
1. Reduce the risk of fire fighter injury and line of duty deaths

327. FP 210 – Multicultural Strategies for Firefighters
New Course
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Work in the cultural changing fire department which is a microcosm of society.
2. Use effective recruitment, retention, and promotion strategies in fire departments.
3. Utilize effective multicultural awareness training methods in fire departments.
4. Communicate effectively with firefighters in the workplace and while providing service delivery in multicultural communities.
5. Provide a positive public safety approach to specific cultures
6. Differentiate between the firefighter image and cultural sensitivity.
7. Demonstrate firefighter professionalism and leadership in a diverse society.
8. Provide culturally sensitive emergency service as it relates to Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness.

329. MSD 105 – Interpersonal Communication
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Use the principles of interpersonal communication to present information and convey needs clearly in a variety of communication contexts, including the diverse workplace.
2. Facilitate effective work relationships and resolve conflicts with skillful application of a broad range of communication.
3. Critically evaluate one’s own behavior and adapt communication style and personal behavior to make intercultural interactions more effective.
4. Consider the limits and benefits of using technology when participating in interpersonal interactions in the workplace and in social contexts.

330. MSD 110 – Gender Conflict Resolution
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

331. MSD 113 – Influence Without Authority
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

332. MSD 115 – Improving Work Relations
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

333. MSD 117 – Customer Relations
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

334. MSD 121 – Leadership Skill Development
Course Revision -
Recommend

335. MSD 122 – Motivation Without Manipulation
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

336. MSD 123 – Job Search Strategies
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

337. MSD 128 – Handling the Difficult Person
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

338. MSD 133 – Brave New Workplace
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend

339. MSD 134 – Who Moved My Cheese
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

340. MSD 148 – Asserting Yourself in the Workplace
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

341. MSD 150 – Listening Skills
Course Revision
Recommend

342. MSD 151 – Dealing with Difficult People
Course Revision – Outcomes
Postponed at SAC Request

343. MSD 157 – Conflict Management
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

344. MSD 159 – Stress Control
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Use stress management techniques to manage personal stress in personal or work situations.
2. Use stress management principles to minimize stress for employees in the workplace.

345. MSD 160A – Communication Styles
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

New Business

1. ED 161 – Leadership Through Advocacy and Representation
New Course
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Apply learned communication skills and problem-solving to the committee process.
2. Use an understanding of the decision-making process to work effectively within an organization.
3. Advocate for the needs of the constituency represented within an institution or organization

2. ED 162 – Leadership Through Civic Engagement
New Course
Recommend

3. ED 163 – Personal Leadership Development
New Course
Recommend with description to read:
Provides an overview of leadership theory, styles and skills. Student Leaders will be provided with the opportunity to develop skills through skill-building exercises, professional networking techniques, group process and teamwork methods, basic communication techniques, prioritizing, goal setting and other basic information necessary for those anticipating leadership roles. Instructor permission required.
Outcomes to read:
1. Apply the concepts of leadership effectively to the work environment and volunteer experiences.
2. Use an understanding and appreciation of a variety of leadership styles to select from these diverse approaches to be effective in paid and volunteer work environments.
3. Work effectively in groups and as a member of a team to enhance the completion of projects and initiatives in the paid and volunteer work environments.
4. Translate student leadership experiences to the working world.
5. Communicate effectively within leadership teams both in a paid and volunteer work experience.

4. EET 113 – Electrical Circuit Analysis III
Course Revision – Title
Postponed at SAC Request

5. EET 242 – Microcontroller Systems
Course Revision – Title, Description, Requisites
Postponed at SAC Request

6. EET 256 – Electronics Project Lab
Course Revision – Title, Description
Postponed at SAC Request

7. LIB 101 - Library Research and Beyond: Find, Select and Cite
New Course
Recommend with description to read:
Provides an overview of the research process, and helps students build essential research skills. Students will identify their research topic, plan and carry out their research process, and identify and cite preferred sources of credible information on their topic.

8. RAD 209 – Advanced Radiographic Procedures
Course Revision – Description
Recommend

9. DH 129 – Oral Pathology
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend with prerequisite: DH 128; BI 122 or BI 232.

10. MSD 279 – Project Management
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend with Transcript title: Project Management - Intro
Requested implementation: Winter 2009
Description to read:
Examines essential strategies and methods for managing projects. Applies concepts to creating model projects using a step-by-step methodology, building project charters, and developing overall project plans. Explores incorporating projects into strategic growth objectives, using project management tools, and demonstrating project presentation skills. This course is the foundation course of the Project Management series that includes CAS 220, CIS 245, and BA 255. Project management is a broad term that can include many areas of a business.
Outcomes to read:
1. Use project management principles to participate in projects through all phases (from making proposals, planning, completing cost analysis, scheduling, and determining critical path, to tracking and controlling)in order to meet customer needs.
2. Present project proposals, plans, and progress reports to key stakeholders.
3. Apply project management fundamentals to successfully progress through more advanced project management courses, and to build a foundation potentially leading to the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam.

11. MSD 279 – Project Management
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend with requested implementation: Winter 2009

12. CIS 245 – Project Management – Information Systems
New Course
Recommend with transcript title: Project Management – Info Sys
Description to read:
Study practical approaches for managing, planning, organizing and implementing Information Systems projects using modern management techniques. Complete hands-on projects requiring management of project resources, scope, time-line, cost, scheduling, human and other resources. Use Microsoft Project and other project monitoring tools. This course is one of the Project Management series that includes CAS 220, MSD 279, and BA 255. Project management is a broad term that can include many areas of a business. Recommend: CIS 122, MSD 279, CAS 220, and BA 255.
Outcomes to read:
1. Recognize, trace and resolve IT related crises using project management software
2.  Identify the impact of IT projects on the performance of the organizations
3. Manage the phases and infrastructure of IT projects
4.  Develop strategies to calculate risk factors involved in IT projects
5. Use project management software to control the design, implementation, closure, and evaluation of IT projects
6. Estimate, plan, calculate, and adjust project variables

13. CAS 220- Project Management - Beginning MS Project
New Course
Recommend with description to read:
Provides an in-depth introduction to MS Project, including building entry tables, generating reports, resolving resource and time conflicts, importing data, tracking budgets and creating master projects from sub-projects.  Use MS Project effectively to design and create accurate Gantt charts for use in project management.  This course is part of the Project Management series of classes that includes MSD 279, BA 255, and CIS 245. Project management is a broad term that can include many areas of a business.
Recommend: Experience with project management or MSD 279. Working knowledge of Windows and file management.

14. EMT 105 – Basic Part I
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend with description to read:
Part 1 of the Oregon EMT Basic course is designed to develop student skills in the recognition of symptoms of illness and injuries and proper procedures of emergency care. Students will also observe the EMT's role in the hospital emergency department and ambulance during clinical rotation and ride-along experience. Department permission required. Prerequisite: WR 115; MTH 20; RD 90.
Outcomes to read:
1. Integrate knowledge and observations in the clinical setting to delineate the EMT-Basic roles and responsibilities
2. Assess, treat, transport, document, and verbally report for a variety of medical emergencies.

NOTE: EMT 105 requested an increase in credits, from 4 credits to 5 credit. No supporting paperwork was present at the meeting, but the committee voted to approve the request once the paperwork was located.

15. EMT 106 – Basic Part II
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend

16. EMT 113 – Emergency Response Communication/Documentation
New Course
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Perform the communication functions of the job of Paramedic.

17. EMT 114 – Emergency Response Patient Transportation
New Course
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1.Perform the transportation functions of the jobs of Paramedic.

18. EMT 250 – Paramedic Field Internship II
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

19. PST 101 – Professional Skills Training 101
Course Revision – Number, Title
Recommend

20. BIT 110A – Bioscience Technology Basics Part I
New Course
Recommend with prerequisites: Program admission required

21. BIT 110B – Bioscience Technology Basics Part 2
New Course
Recommend with prerequisites: BIT 110A

22. BIT 110 – Bioscience Technology Basics
Course Revision – Description, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend with prerequisites: Program admission required

23. D 120 Pilates for Dancers
New Course
Recommend with addition to description: “Recommend: PE 182U”
Outcomes to read:
1. Use an improved core strength, muscle balance, control and body awareness to improve general dance techniques and skills.
2. Use exercise variations built upon Pilates’ concepts that apply a greater range of motion in order to improve safety issues for dancers.

24. D 175B – Tap II
New Course
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Adapt rhythms and musical genres to specific tap styles in order to understand the connection between creativity, movement, and musicality in the world
2. Adapt the history, origin, and precise styling for each dance in order to continue to develop an understanding of Tap Dance as an art form.
3. Use basic improvisational skills in order to promote creative problem solving.

25. J 200 – Introduction to Media Writing
Course Revision – Number
Recommend

26. MUS 153A – Musical Theatre Vocal
New Course – 1 credit
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Synergy of music, acting, movement, and storytelling through collaboration in order to understand completion of a goal through group effort.
2. Creatively problem solve through collaboration.
3. Understand and evaluate the hierarchy of roles within a production as it travels through the journey to reach the goal of performance.
4. Continue using collaborative skills for support of others

27. MUS 153B – Musical Theatre Vocal
New Course – 2 credits
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Synergy of music, acting, movement, and storytelling through collaboration in order to understand completion of a goal through group effort.
2. Creatively problem solve through collaboration.
3. Understand and evaluate the hierarchy of roles within a production as it travels through the journey to reach the goal of performance.
4. Work collaboratively with others.

28. MUS 153C – Musical Theatre Vocal
New Course – 3 credits
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Synergy of music, acting, movement, and storytelling through collaboration in order to understand completion of a goal through group effort.
2. Creatively problem-solve through collaboration.
3. Understand and evaluate the hierarchy of roles within a production as it travels through the journey to reach the goal of performance.
4. Continue to use leadership skills.

29. MUS 190 – Introduction to Piano
New Course
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Use acquired knowledge of basic rhythms and melodies to continue to enhance listening skills.
2. Maintain strength in fingers and improved dexterity and flexibility through keyboard patterns and piano scales.
3. Use creative problem-solving developed through the ability to read and perform basic elementary level piano compositions

30. MUS 202 – Music of Broadway
New Course
Recommend with outcomes to read:
1. Use listening skills to recognize emotional triggers that are enhanced through music in order to make personal, emotional and cultural choices
2. Recognize the evolution of musical styles that connect with genres, eras, and cultures in order to gain a broader view of history, politics, pop culture, and cultural mores.

31. HR 109 – Culinary Assistant Training
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Withdrawn at SAC Request

32. MTH 60 – Introductory Algebra – First Term
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend

33. LA XXX – All Paralegal Courses
Course Revision – Change all LA courses subject code to PL
Recommend