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Meeting Minutes for 06 - 07 Academic Year
 

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April 25, 2007
April 11, 2007
March 28, 2007
February 28, 2007
February 21, 2007
February 14, 2007
February 7, 2007
January 31, 2007
January 24, 2007
December 5, 2006
November 29, 2006
November 15, 2006
November 1, 2006
October 18, 2006
October 11,2006
October 4, 2006
September 27, 2006
September 20, 2006
August 30, 2006
   
   
April 25, 2007  

Date 4/25/07
Meeting Start 3:05 PM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, Valerie Martinez, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Minutes
    • Accepted
  • Powerplant
    • Fix “PPT 216” on deleting 250 form
    • Second semester “or” on ENG needs to be bold or indented for easier reading
    • Fix all (most) new course forms to “PWRP” staff not “PWPT” staff
    • Make sure CTCM is changed to COMT on plan of study
    • Members send other comments to Chair through email
    • Motion to pass with changes by Karen Womack
      • Seconded by Susan Baack
      • Motion Passes
  • Next meeting
    • To Be Determined at the return for fall semester

       

 Meeting adjourned 3:35 PM

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April 11, 2007  

Date 4/11/07
Meeting Start 3:35 PM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Valerie Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Minutes
    • Accepted
  • Powerplant
    • Funding and instructor questions
    • Fix PPT 216 on deleting 250 form
    • Members send other comments to Chair through email
    • Motion to return by Susan Baack
      • Seconded by Karen Womack
      • Motion Passes
  • Carpentry Changes
    • TRID 120 has never been run so no students have had the class
    • Correct name for ENG 145
    • Motion to move forward with changes by Susan Baack
      • Seconded by Karen Womack
      • Motion passes
  • Math Changes
    • Al Bummer moves to move forward
      • Karen Womack passes
      • Motion passes
  • Practicum discussion
    • 3:1 credit to hours for a practicum
    • College does not have a written definition for practicum
    • Val Martinez explains how a practicum differs in definition from institution to institution  
  • Next meeting
    • To Be Determined by Curriculum

       
 Meeting adjourned 4:15 PM

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March 28, 2007  

Date 3/28/07
Meeting Start 3:05 PM
Attendees: Al Bummer, Susan Baack, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Minutes
    • Accepted
  • Carpentry Changes
    • Add current and proposed Plan of Study
    • Add a Modify Program Form
    • Need to change TRID classes
      • Delete TRID 120
      • Create new class with new number
    • Above maximum credits for a program (78 credits?)
    • Several places “hands on” should be “hands-on”
    • Check semester credit loads
    • Answer staffing question
    • Return to originating faculty for changes
  • Math Changes
    • Al Bummer moves to move forward
      • Karen Womack seconds
      • Motion passes
  • Next meeting
    • To Be Determined by Curriculum

 Meeting adjourned 3:45 PM
 

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February 28, 2007  

Date 2/28/07
Meeting Start 3:05 PM
Attendees: Al Bummer, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Minutes
    • Accepted
  • Process Plant
    • Proposed Curriculum
      • “Math” for title of rubric
      • 4th semester credits do not add up
      • One 3 credit for the ENG choices
    • “Both Programs” on the rationale
    • Motion to pass with corrections by Karen Womack
      • Seconded by Al Bummer
      • Passes
  • Next meeting
    • To Be Determined by Curriculum

 Meeting adjourned 3:30 PM

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February 21, 2007  

Date 2/21/07
Meeting Start 3:05 PM
Attendees: Al Bummer, Susan Baack, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Cindy Rossmith, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Minutes Accepted
  • Nursing Review
    • Highlight changes on the current curriculum
    • Discussion on students in Fall `07 to Spring `08
      • If program not approved and through all channels, what will happen?
      • Can it be published in the catalog without final approval legally?
    • Motion to move ahead with pending changes by Susan Baack
      • Seconded by Karen Womack
      • Passes
  • Next meeting
    • February 28, 2007 at 3:05 PM
    • Process Plant

 Meeting adjourned 3:50 PM

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February 14, 2007  

Date 2/14/07
Meeting Start 3:05 PM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Val Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Minutes
    • Accepted
  • Process Plant Technology
    • Suggestion to amend the ENG class to include 140 OR 145
    • 9 credits changing needs to be better explained with PPT 135 to 201, 202, 203
    • Staffing PPT classes needs to be addressed
    • In the restricted electives, Math 112 is included but no Math 107. Mention meeting Math 112 requirements and that 110 is also a required (corequisite).
    • Expand explanation of CAPT (governing body, accreditation?)
    • Expand on consultation with other departments
  • Medical Coding and Insurance Billings and Certificate of Applied Science
    • Passes
  • Medical Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science
    • Passes
  • Changes to HLTH 101
    • Passes
  • Next meeting February 21, 2007 if needed
 Meeting adjourned 3:50 PM

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February 7, 2007  

Date 2/07/07
Meeting Start 3:05 PM
Attendees: Al Bummer, Susan Baack, Val Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, and Victor C. Valgenti

 Meeting:

  • Nursing Changes
    • Discussion over all divided readings
    • Need to include overview of changes
    • Return changes and corrections to originating faculty for modifications
  • Process Plant Changes
    • Divide readings for the committee
  • Next meeting
    • February 14, 2007 at 3:05 PM
    • Process Plant

 Meeting adjourned 4:20 PM

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January 31, 2007  

Date 1/31/07
Meeting Start 3:05 PM
Attendees: Al Bummer, Susan Baack, Val Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Radiological Technology
    • Retraction from UCC
    • 1 credit to 96 hours for internship too much
    • Credit and class changes in Rad 184 and Rad 182
    • Title CTCM 109 removed
    • HLTH 150 removed from curriculum
    • Fix typos in question #1 on Rad 182 form
    • Motion to pass forward with changes
      • Motion passes
  • Deletion for Human Resource Essentials Resource Management Certificate
    • Deleted already by Board of Regents
    • Move to pass
      • Motion passes
  • Next meeting
    • February 7, 2007 at 3:05 PM
    • Nursing Curriculum
    • Process Plant for future meeting

 Meeting adjourned 3:55 PM
 

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January 24, 2007  

Curriculum Committee Minutes
January 24, 2007
Meeting started at about 3:05 p.m.
Attendees:  Vic Valgenti, Susan Baack, Al Bummer, Karen Womack, and Tammi Miller

  • Next meeting – none next week unless something comes in
  • Options for final meeting :

April 18 – will be last meeting
April 25 – could possibly end up being the last if necessary
Motion in favor of April 18 with the option left open for the 25
th
Motion passed 

  • Deletion of Human Resources Management Essentials Certificate

General consensus - the rationale does not give enough information to stand alone
Motion – Al Bummer moves to send it back to clarify reason for deletion with more history and background
Susan Baack seconded
Motion passes
Changes will possibly be handled electronically 

  • Meeting adjourned

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December 5, 2006  

Date 12/05/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Al Bummer, Susan Baack, Mick Ender, Val Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Radiological Technology changes
    • Fix changes to plan of study
    • Misspellings and corrections
    • Discussion on class hours to credits
      • Add breakdown about lecture, lab, and clinical hour rates to show in the rationale or plan of study
    • Rad 101
      • Clarify how new material added will be covered with same credits
    • Rad 104 and Rad 110
      • Eliminate all reference to the book as a reason for changing a course or curriculum
    • Susan Baack moves to pass pending changes
      • Karen Womack seconds
    • Motion passed
  • Al Bummer moves to change “The Scope and Policy for Review” to reflect that textbooks are NOT a justification for curriculum changes
    • Susan Baack seconds
  • Motion passed
  • Nursing changes
    • Rationale needs reworded
    • Justification does not make sense
    • Is it possible to work for students in Spring 2007
    • 3 credit clinical taught at 135 hours instead of 90 hours
      • Why is it ok?
      • Impact on later accreditation?
    • Credits on change form incorrect
    • Returned for changes
  • Next meeting
    • Next semester
    • Possible meeting time 3:05pm on Wednesdays
 Meeting adjourned 8:55 AM
 

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November 29, 2006  

Date 11/29/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Trish Biggs, Al Bummer, Val Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Business Changes
    • Al Bummer moves to pass
      • Karen Womack seconds
    • Motion Passes
  • Human Resources changes
    • Missing parenthesis on second summary on executive summary
    • Add 266 to CTBU class on 2 executive summary and current program
    • Highlights on current program for all classes with changes
    • Textbook as reasoning for changing/combining classes
      • Discussion on if this is a reason that should be mentioned in official forums
    • Add “elimination of redundancy” to HR 250 form #2
    • “I” taken out of catalog description for HR 181
    • First sentence of executive summary broken into two sentences
    • Karen Womack moves to pass pending changes
      • Rich Pierce seconded
    • Motion Passed
  • Delete CTCM 292 College Success Class
    • Al Bummer moves to pass
      • Karen Womack seconds
    • Motion passes
  • All remaining curriculum is tabled until next meeting
  • Next meeting
    • Review minutes from 11/29/06
    • Radiological Technology changes
    • Nursing changes

 Meeting adjourned 9:00 AM

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November 15, 2006  

Date 11/15/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, John Culbertson, Val Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Diesel changes were accepted through an email vote on November 8
  • Medical Coding and Insurance Billing
    • Susan Baack moves to pass
      • Karen Womack seconds
    • Motion passes
  • Medical Assisting
    • Fix “requirements which includes”
    • Take out “proposals” and just open each as written
    • Delete “or” from Stat 141 on current and proposed plan of study
    • “Total Minimum Credits” for program plan of study
    • Al Bummer moves to pass pending changes
      • Susan Baack seconds
    • Motion passes
  • Human Resources
    • First reading
    • Comments passed on to sponsoring faculty by chair
  • Next meeting
    • November 29, 2006
    • Review minutes from 11/15/06
    • Pre-requisites for Business Program
    • Changes to Human Resources
    • Deletion of College Success Course
    • Changes to Radiological Technology
    • Changes to Nursing 210 required hours

 Meeting adjourned 9:00 AM

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November 1, 2006  

Date 11/1/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, John Culbertson, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Medical Assisting
    • Reviewed by email
    • Corrections submitted and may be reviewed in meeting if time
  • Business
    • Course titles accompany course numbers
    • More on why being removed
    • More on why there are the new additions and reasoning behind the actions
  • Diesel
    • Changes to rationale
    • Spelling and grammatical changes
    • Resubmit with changes
  • Medical Assisting
    • Consider reasons for dropping 3 credits
    • Highlight the Word class that is being moved semesters
  • Course Outline Requirements
    • Add course outcome
    • Add course objectives
    • Add student assessment
  • Next meeting
    • November 15, 2006
    • Review minutes from 11/1/06
    • Medical Assisting degree change to rationale
    • Medical Coding and Billing change (had to add COMT 109)
    • Changes to the HR program

 Meeting adjourned 9:00 AM
 

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October 18, 2006  

Date 10/18/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, John Culbertson, Valerie Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Medical Coding Changes
    • Add section on why the changing catalog description
    • “this changes” in question 2
    • “originally a a part” in question 1
    • Susan Baack moves to forward with changes
      • Al Bummer seconded
    • Passed
  • Diesel Changes
    • With so many changes to DIES 112, they should delete and create 2 new numbered courses
    • Discussion of other changes to program to suit larger numbers of students in future
  • Release Time for Committee Chair
    • Not include union management
    • Change in the scope of the Committee
    • Motion to send the letter and scope to ONLY Asst Dean Martinez and Dean Cech by Susan Baack
      • Seconded Karen Womack
    • Passed
  • Next meeting
    • November 1, 2006
    • Review minutes from 10/18/06
       
 Meeting adjourned 9:00 AM

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October 11, 2006  

Date 10/11/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, Valerie Martinez, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Medical Coding
    • Changes accepted
    • Motion to pass by Rich Pierce
      • Seconded by Al Bummer
    • Passed
  • Discussion of Release Letter corrections by Susan Baack
    • Letter was re-edited during meeting
    • Motion to send letter to Union Management and Administration by Al Bummer
      • Seconded by Karen Womack
    • Passed
  • Discussion on Course Outline
    • Define Course Outline as used for administrative purposes and Syllabus as contract with students
    • Course Outline template presented by Val Martinez
      • Addition of “Shop Hours” to Lab hours
    • Debate over the use and differences of outcomes and objectives as applied to course outlines in new classes
  • Next meeting
    • October 18
    • Review minutes from 10/11/06
    • Medical Coding class course and number change
    • Diesel changes preliminary review
    • Continued Discussion about Course Outline
      • View and discuss what we have definitively determined
      • Please email a list of elements that should be discussed as inclusion into this document
      • I will compile them and they will be discussed at the next meeting


 Meeting adjourned 9:00 AM

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October 4, 2006  

Date 10/4/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, Valerie Martinez, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, and Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Review of last meetings minutes
    • Accepted
  • Medical Coding changes
    • Math 105 misnamed
    • Title of program different on pages
    • Correction of quote (no underlines)
    • Consult with Rich Pierce about math class that is offered for this certificate
    • Table for clarification and corrections
  • Review request for release time and professional development
    • Susan Baack volunteers to edit and then allow members to review
  • Discussion on course outline and syllabus
    • Glossary of commonly used curricular terms needed
    • Create a template course outline for new programs
    • Continue next week
  • Next meeting
    • October 11
    • Review minutes from 10/4/2006
    • Review Medical coding if questions have been answered
    • Continued discussion abut release time letter
    • Defining Course Outlines
    • Template for course outline
       
 Meeting adjourned 8:55 AM

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September 27, 2006  

Date 9/27/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, John Culbertson, Valerie Martinez, Tammi Miller, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  •  Discussion on the deletion of HLTH 250
    • Fix misspelling
    • More clarification on why the class is being deleted
    • Future suggestion to change name of Health Occupation Terminology 1 now that 2 is deleted
    • Susan Baack motioned to forward with proper changes
      • Karen Womack seconded
      • Passed
  • Discussion on syllabus outline for new courses
    • Noted the difference between “course outlines” and “syllabus”
    • Discussed many of the pros and cons of utilizing a standardized syllabus or having the curriculum committee determine standards for syllabi and course outlines
      • Would prefer not see another layer in the hierarchy
    • Syllabus is a contract with the student
    • Course Outline is used for administrative hierarchy
  • Discussion on Curriculum Committee becoming a review committee for ALL COT Curriculum on a rotational schedule
    • Look at all curriculum every three years for example
    • Concerns about the workload involved in looking and rewriting all curriculum
    • Need more members on the Curriculum Committee
    • To start every, program would pick the courses to write a course outline and submit
    • After established the COT would have regular review of courses
    • Revisit in future
  • Discussion on letter for release time for chair
    • Release time for the chair of the committee
    • Like to see promotional development hours for use toward promotion for curriculum committee
    • Send suggestions to Vic on the letter’s editing
  • Next meeting
    • October 4
    • Medical Coding
    • Letter of release time
       
 Meeting adjourned 8:55 AM

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September 20, 2006  

Date 9/20/06
Meeting Start 8:00 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Al Bummer, John Culbertson, Valerie Martinez, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  •  Discussion on release time for work intensive committees
    • Professional development credit more feasible
    • Main campus receives release time for work intensive committees
    • Valerie Martinez says other campuses give release time to chairs
      • Faculty would be more interested in becoming chairs
      • Vic Valgenti will write up and submit to union management for possible reflection in the union contract and to the associate dean for approval
  • Discussion on upcoming curriculum
    • Business
    • Human Resources
    • Nursing
  • Vic Valgenti will make an example outline of syllabi for the new course submission process

 Meeting End 8:55 AM

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Date 8/30/06
Meeting Start 11:30 AM
Attendees: Susan Baack, Trisha Biggs, Al Bummer, John Culbertson, Rich Pierce, Victor C. Valgenti, Karen Womack

 Meeting:

  • Voted on Committee Chair
    • Victor Valgenti was nominated, accepted, and voted in as chair.
    • Rich will continue as committee secretary with some help provided by Karen Womack
  • Valerie Martinez has been added to the committee as an Ex Officio member
    • As such she may attend all meetings and enjoys all rights and privileges as a full with the exception of voting
    • Tammi Miller has also reconfirmed her desire to remain as an Ex Officio member of the committee.
  • Decided on the Meeting time for Fall Semester 2006
    • Meetings will be held on Wednesday at 8:00 AM (as of right now, subject to possible change).

 Meeting End 12:00 PM

 Next Meeting:

            The first full meeting of the year is tentatively scheduled for September 20th at 8:00 AM.  As of now, there are no agenda items.  If you wish something to be discussed, please email me the topic and I will add it to the agenda.  If there are no items of business to be addressed, I will postpone the meeting.
 

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