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 14, 2013, at 3:40 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Conference Room (McM 209).

 

I.          ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES:  February 28

 

II.        ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

Item 50  Common Course Numbering:

ART to ARTZ

CRIM to SOCI, CJUS, PSCI

ENGL to CRWR, LING, WRIT, FILM

HADM to HADM

HHP to KIN, HTH, ACT, ECP, REC, CHTH, COA, HEE, AHAT, COMX

HS to HS

LS to LSCI

MSG to MSL

PARA to ECP

REHA to REHA

SPED to EDSP

AUTO to AST

DIES to DST

DRFT to DDSN

DSGN to DDSN, CSTN, CAPP, MART

HVAC to HVC

 

Approved by the UCC 2/27/13

Item 38  GEO 309 Sedimentation and Stratigraphy.  Change prerequisite.

Item 38.a  ERTH 401 Geologic Field Methods.  Change prerequisite.

 

Item 42  Teaching Minor in Mathematics.  Modification to an existing program.

 

Item 45  WRIT 104 Workplace Communications.  Change course description.

 

Item 46  AS Criminal Justice Concentration.  New program.

 

Item 47  EDU 495D Student Teaching K-12.  New course.

Item 47.a  EDU 333 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum.  Change prerequisite.

Item 47.b  EDU 430 Teaching Reading K-3.  Change prerequisite.

Item 47.c  EDU 432 Literature and Literacy for Young Adults.  Change prerequisite.

Item 47.d  EDU 435 Theories in Reading.  Change prerequisite.

Item 47.e  EDU 438 Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis and Instruction.  Change prerequisite.

 

Item 48  BSEd Elementary Education/Reading Double Major K-8; K-12 Reading Endorsement.  Modification to an existing program.

Item 48.a  BSEd Secondary Education/Reading Double Major 5-12 and K-12 Reading Endorsement.  Modification to an existing program.

Item 48.b  Teaching Minor in Reading (K-12).  Modification to an existing program.

 

Item 49  DENT 305 Introduction to Dental Hygiene Research.  New course.  (offered only online)

Item 49.a  DENT 360 Educational Methods in Dental Hygiene.  New course.  (offered only online)

Item 49.b  DENT 380 Contemporary Issues in Dental Hygiene.  New course.  (offered only online)

Item 49.c  DENT 470 Leadership in Dental Hygiene.  New course.  (offered only online)

Item 49.d  DENT 499A Capstone Part 1.  New course.

Item 49.e  DENT 499B Capstone Part 2.  New course.

 

III.       ITEMS – FIRST READING

 

Item 40.a  Grade Appeal Procedure.  (Moving procedure from Student Affairs to Academic Affairs)

Item 40.b  Campus Hearing Committee Guidelines/Format.

Item 40.c  Campus Hearing Committee Hearing Guidelines/Format for Grade Appeals.

 

Item 51  Recommendation from Gen Ed Committee:  Reducing Gen Ed from 37 credits to 31.

 

Item 51.a  Recommendation from Gen Ed Committee:  Technology Requirement and TN designations be removed from the catalog.

 

IV.       PROVOST REPORT

A.  Copyright, Online Courses, and BOR Policy (ongoing issue)

B.  College of Education Ed.D. proposal

 

V.        COMMITTEE REPORTS

A.  New 12 Credit “Plateau” Replaces the Flat Spot, effective Fall 2013

 

VI.       DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

A.  Discussions with guest Michael Barber, CIO

1.  Possible Mandatory Online Fee for All Students

2.  Funding for Faculty Training for Better Online Courses

3.  Testing Center for Fall 2013

 

B.  Bylaws Review:  Chair Elect Language

 

C.  Report from Committee:  Courses without an Academic Home, including courses from former CPSLL

·         Honors Courses

 

D.  Faculty Review/Control of Non-credit Courses Offered by MSUB Extended Campus

 

E.  Student Expectations vs. Faculty Expectations at MSUB

 

F.  High Cost of Summer (Onsite) Courses

 

VII.     OLD BUSINESS

 

VIII.    NEW BUSINESS

 

 

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