TO:                 Academic Senate Members

 

FROM:           Mr. Bruce Brumley, Chair

                        Academic Senate

 

RE:                  MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA

 

 

The next Academic Senate meeting will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at 3:40 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Conference Room (McM 209).

 

I.          ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES:  March 15

 

II.        ITEMS – FIRST READING

 

Approved by the Graduate Committee 11/9/11

Item 12.a  M.Ed. Reading Option.  Modification of an existing program.

Item 12.b  RD 535 (crosslisted with EDU 331) Literature for Young Children.  New course.

Approved by the UCC 3/14/12

Item 12.c  EDU 331 (crosslisted with RD 535) Literature and Literacy for Children.  New course.

 

III.       ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

Approved by the UCC 3/14/12

Item 26  SPED 310 Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities.  Change prerequisite.

Item 26.a  SPED 311 Teaching Students with Emotional Disturbance.  Change prerequisite.

Item 26.b  SPED 312 Teaching Students with Developmental Disabilities.  Change title to Teaching Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, change prerequisite, and change course description.

Item 26.c  SPED 375 Teaching, Learning, and Behavior in the Schools.  Change prerequisite and course description.

 

IV.       COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

Report from March 22 University Budget Committee meeting

 

V.        DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

            A.  Academic Senate Fall 2012 Retreat Date:  August 30th or morning of 31st

 

B.  BOR Discussion of Ownership of Online Materials

            Provost Request for Two volunteers to Serve on the Intellectual Property & Online Course Ownership Task Force

 

C.  Committee on Committees/Standing Committee Issue:  Removing a Faculty Member from a Committee

 

D.  Bylaws Review:  Senator Gilbertz

 

E.  CCN Form to Accompany New and Revised Courses

 

F.  Review of Release Time at MSUB

 

G.  Lowering Full-Time Teaching Loads at Both Campuses

 

VI.       OLD BUSINESS

 

VII.     NEW BUSINESS

 

 

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