Minutes 12-3-2008

CURRICULUM/GEN ED COMMITTEE
a standing committee of the Education Advisory Committee
Minutes
December 3, 2008
Sylvania CC, Cedar Room

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Scot Leavitt, Chair

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Pam Kessinger

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Ed DeGrauw

Doris Werkman

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Marc Spaziani

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Jim Parks

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Scott Quinn

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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

Bob Allen

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Heiko Spoddeck

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Andrew Cohen

Committee Support:

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Birgette Ryslinge

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Dorothy Badri

Andrew Roessler

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Stacey Timmins

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Leslie Hackett

Steve Smith

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Sally Earll

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Sherry Hanchett

Guests:

Darcie LeMeuix

Phil Seder

Cheryl Scott

Judy Voth

Art Schneider

Elizabeth Metcalf

Jim Hicks

Amy Boehnke

Tanya Batazhan

Kim Manchester

Michael Passalaqua

Kelly Peden

Linda Bruss

Barbara Lave

Verna Reardon

Diane Moore

Susan Watson

Andrea Pace

Barbara Kaufman

Jill Nicholson

Jeff Laff

Inactivation's:

None to report

Experimental:

None to report

Old Business:

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

34. ITP 111 – ASL I
Related Instruction
Recommend

35. ITP 112 – ASL II
Related Instruction
Recommend

36. ITP 113 – ASL III
Related Instruction
Recommend

37. ITP 120 – Finger Spelling I
Related Instruction
Recommend

38. ITP 121 – Finger Spelling II
Related Instruction
Recommend

39. ITP 131 – Deaf Culture
Related Instruction
Recommend

40. ITP 180 – Field Experience
Related Instruction
Recommend

41. ITP 211 – ASL IV
Related Instruction
Recommend

42. ITP 212- ASL V
Related Instruction
Recommend

43. ITP 230 – ASL Linguistics I
Related Instruction
Recommend

44. ITP 231 – ASL Linguistics II
Related Instruction
Recommend

45. ITP 260 – Interpreting Theory I
Related Instruction
Recommend

46. ITP 261 – Theory II
Related Instruction
Recommend

47. ITP 262 – Theory III
Related Instruction
Recommend

48. ITP 270 – Interpreting Process I
Related Instruction
Recommend

49. ITP 271 – Interpreting Process II
Related Instruction
Recommend

50. ITP 272 – Interpreting Process III
Related Instruction
Recommend

51. ITP 273 – Interpreting Process IV
Related Instruction
Recommend

52. ITP 274 – Interpreting Process V
Related Instruction
Recommend

53. ITP 275 – Interpreting Process VI
Related Instruction
Recommend

54. ITP 276 – Specialized Discourse I
Related Instruction
Recommend

55. ITP 277 – Specialized Discourse II
Related Instruction
Recommend

56. ITP 279 – Mock Interpreting I
Related Instruction
Recommend

57. ITP 281 – Mock Interpreting II
Related Instruction
Recommend

58. ITP 283 – Interpreting Internship I
Related Instruction
Recommend

59. ITP 284 – Interpreting Internship II
Related Instruction
Recommend

60. ITP 285 – Deaf Studies Internship
Related Instruction
Recommend

61. PSY 101 – Psychology and Human Relations
Course Revision – Description
Recommend

62. PSY 237 – Psychology of Adult Development and Aging
New Course
Recommend with course number: PSY 236
Outcomes:
1. Apply knowledge of biological, cognitive, and psychosocial processes across the older adult and late life course, considering both normal aging and developmental anomalies.
2. Assess the psychosocial needs of specific adult populations and plan how those needs could be met within specific living situations and for aging adults with varying physical and cognitive functioning levels.
3. Conduct research on biological, cognitive, and psychosocial issues as they arise in a rapidly changing (and aging) world.
4. Apply developmental psychological concepts to one’s own optimally successful aging experience.

65. PE 182T – Tai Chi II
New Course
Recommend with description:
Continue the exploration of theories and movement principles introduced in Tai Chi I.  Reinforce and expand upon the basic techniques to develop a solid foundation for life-long practice of Tai Chi.
Recommend: PE 182S or instructor approval.

66. PE 183Z – Tae Kwon Do III
New Course
Recommend with description:
Expands knowledge of Tae Kwon do techniques beyond the basics.  Learn new applications while strengthening your self defense skills. Continuing rank advancement is encouraged.
Recommend: PE 182S or instructor approval.
Outcomes:
1. Use learned skills to help maintain lifetime fitness.
2. Apply new and previously learned skills, techniques, and knowledge in belt rank advancement.
3. Properly apply acquired skills, techniques, and knowledge in self-defense situations.

70. LA 280A – CE: Legal Assistant
Course Revision – Title, Description, Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes:
1. Work productively in the legal field
2. Apply acquired skills, knowledge, and training in a legal office setting.
3. Understand the skills and demands of work in the legal field in order to make appropriate career choices.
4. Communicate appropriately in a professional setting
5. Continue to explore legal career opportunities

New Business:

86. MTH 256- Differential Equations
Course Revision – Description
Recommend with description:
Study a variety of differential equations and their solutions, with emphasis on applied problems in engineering and physics. Differential equations software will be used. Students communicate results in oral and written form. TI graphing calculator required, see instructor at first class meeting. Prerequisites: MTH 253 and its prerequisite requirements. Recommended: MTH 261

87. PE 185K- Ultimate Frisbee
New Course
Recommend with outcomes:
1. Continue to improve lifelong fitness skills
2. Apply the value and benefits of Ultimate Frisbee
3. Use skills, terminology and techniques for game play.

88. LA 219 – Contract and Consumer Law
Course Revision – Title, Description, Requisites, Outcomes
Recommend with description:
Provides an overview of contract law and selected consumer law claims and defenses. Includes understanding the basics of contract formation, contract provisions, contract claims and defenses. Covers selected consumer law issues, including lemon law, warranties and fair debt collection.

89. LA 113 – Income Tax Law
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend with description:
Focuses on three key aspects of income taxation (principally federal income taxation). Includes basic concepts of income taxation, and understand the interaction of various components involved in the determination of the income tax. Covers the audit process, including how a taxpayer may appeal an audit decision and how an appeal may reach various courts. Learn how tax research differs from other legal research, and will understand the implications of various types of authorities regarding tax law and procedure.

Outcomes:
1. Utilize the definitions of the various components of income tax law.
2. Complete federal income tax returns, including schedules to the Form 1040, and be able to calculate the correct amount of federal income tax.
3. Analyze simple fact situations and recognize income tax ramifications
4. Apply basic tax concepts to simple fact situations and communicate potential income tax ramifications in writing and orally.
5. Research basic questions of federal tax law
6. Apply an understanding of the different ways a case can progress from audit to court.
7. Apply an understanding of the common statutes of limitations in federal income tax cases
8. Apply an understanding of the common penalties in federal income tax cases.

90. BA 203- Introduction to International Business
Course Revision – Outcomes
Postponed at Curriculum Request

91. DE 51 – Building Academic Vocabulary in the Content Areas: Science and Literature
New Course
Recommend with description:
Includes determining word meaning, parts of speech, pronunciation and spelling of core vocabulary needed to read and comprehend content-rich materials in the areas of science and literature.
Outcomes:
1. Advance and broaden use of vocabulary development strategies to learn and use new words including science and literature vocabulary in listening, speaking and writing.
2. Employ strategies for learning, remembering and using new vocabulary.
3. Advance word parts study through knowledge of roots and affixes.
4. Develop and employ reading strategies for understanding new material, especially in the content areas of science and literature.
5. Identify context clues to guess meaning of new vocabulary.

92. DE 52- Building Academic Vocabulary in the Content Areas: Social Sciences and Math
New Course
Recommend with description:
Includes determining word meaning, parts of speech, pronunciation and spelling of core vocabulary needed to read and comprehend content-rich materials in the areas of social sciences and mathematics.
Outcomes:
1. Advance and broaden use of vocabulary development strategies to learn and use new words including social sciences and math vocabulary in listening, speaking and writing.
2. Employ strategies for learning, remembering and using new vocabulary.
3. Advance word parts study through knowledge of roots and affixes.
4. Develop and employ reading strategies for understanding new material.
5. Identify context clues to guess meaning of new vocabulary.

93. MUS 195- Symphonic Band
New Course
Recommend with description:
Large conducted ensemble for brass, woodwind and percussion instruments rehearses and performs repertoire from the 17th-21st centuries. Designed for music majors but is available to all students. Previous high-school level band experience or equivalent is required.
Outcomes:
1. Interact in a music ensemble and the larger community with a holistic view by understanding how smaller parts come together to form something larger.
2. Creatively problem-solve through direction.
3. Perform as part of a music ensemble using flexibility, phrasing, and other aspects of musicianship.
4. Work with others in order to build community.

94. OS 280G – CE: Administrative Assistant Seminar
Course Revision – Description, Requisites
Recommend

95. OS 245 – Office Systems and Procedures
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend with outcomes:
1. Perform the duties of administrative assistant.
2. Use critical thinking skills to independently produce office documents.
3. Efficiently manage multiple tasks of an administrative assistant.

96. OS 240 – Filing and Records Management
Contact/Credit Hour Change
Recommend

97. OS 120 – Business Editing Skills
Course Revision – Number
Recommend

98. CAS 232 – Desktop Publishing: InDesign
Course Revision – Description
Recommend with description:
Use InDesign, a desktop publishing software, to design and create effective publications such as announcements, fliers, advertisements, and reports. Create, import and manipulate text and/or graphics through use of software features. Recommended: Placement into RD 115 or WR 115 and prior knowledge and use of Windows technology and CAS 216.

99. CAS 133- Basic Computer Skills/MS Office
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

100. CAS 109 – Beginning PowerPoint
Course Revision – Description
Recommend

101. CAS 103 – Introduction to Windows
Course Revision – Description
Recommend with description:
Hands-on introduction to the Microsoft Windows operating system on Personal Computers.  Includes file management, basic word processing, using the mouse with Windows, other Accessories, and some basic features of the Control Panel and System Tools.
Recommend: Placement into RD 115 or WR 115.

102. AM 101 – Engine Repair
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

103. AM 102 – Electrical Systems I
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

104. AM 103 – Engine Performance I
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

105. AM 104 – Steering and Suspension Systems I
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

106. AM 105 – Brake Systems I
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

107. AM 106 – Heating & Air Conditioning
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

108. AM 107 – Manual Transmission I
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

109. AM 108- Introduction to Automotive Technology
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

110. AM 112 – Electrical Systems II
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

111. AM 113 – Engine Performance II
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

112. AM 114 – Steering Suspension II
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

113. AM 115 – Brakes II
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

114. AM 117 – Manual Transmissions II
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

115. AM 122 – Electrical III
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

116. AM 123 – Engine Performance III
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

117. AM 127 – Automatic Transmissions I
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

118. AM 133 – Engine Performance IV
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

119. AM 137 – Automatic Transmissions II
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

120. AM 143 – Engine Performance V
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

121. AM 153 – Engine Performance VI
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

122. AM 280A – Co-op
Related Instruction
Postponed at SAC Request

123. ABE 0752 – Fundamentals of Writing
New Course
Recommend with outcomes:
1. Use writing as a communication tool.
2. Employ correct grammar and punctuation.
3. Develop paragraphs that have appropriate topic sentences, transitions, and supporting details.
4. Use critical thinking skills.
5. Apply a working writing process with clear regard for the stages of invention, support/organization, drafting, and revision.
6. Perform successfully in Writing 80 or above.
Contact hours: 30
NOTE: SAC requests that this course not be published in the catalog.

124. ABE 0751 – Fundamentals of Reading
New Course
Recommend with outcomes:
1. Apply improved communication skills (reading, listening, speaking)
2. Access information through a variety of resources
3. Continue life-long learning by participating in educational opportunities when possible.
4. Use critically thinking skills to draw meaning from text
Prerequisites: Reading placement at CASAS 225 or higher; COMPASS reading score of 48 or lower; listening and speaking skills in English at SPL 5 or higher.
Contact hours: 30
NOTE: SAC requests that this course not be published in the catalog.

125. ARCH 127 – Introduction to Google SketchUp
New Course
Recommend

126. CJA 244 – Tactical Communication in Critical Incidents
Course Revision – Title, Requisites
Recommend with prerequisites: Placement into WR 121 (or instructor permission.)

127. ART 240 – Digital Photo II
New Course
Recommend with prerequisites: ART 140 or instructor permission.

128. CAS 151 – Microsoft Outlook
New Course
Recommend with title: Microsoft Outlook

Description:
Introductory course in Microsoft Outlook, a tool for sending and receiving e-mail, organizing schedules and events, and maintaining Contacts lists, to-do lists, and tasks. Emphasizes the Outlook skills necessary in business environments.

129. CIS 286 – Computer Forensics
Course Revision – Description
Recommend

130. CIS 188 – Wireless Networking
Course Revision – Description, Outcomes
Recommend

131. CIS 179 – Data Communication Concepts I
Course Revision – Outcomes
Recommend

132. MTH 20- Basic Math
Course Revision –  Requisites
Recommend with prerequisites: (ABE 0750 or placement into MTH 20) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250)

133. RD 80 – Reading 80
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend with prerequisite: ABE 0751 or placement into RD 80.

134. WR 80 – Writing 80
Course Revision – Requisites
Recommend with prerequisites: (ABE 0752 or placement into WR 80) and (ABE 0751 or placement into RD 80)