ACADEMIC SENATE MINUTES

 

 

DATE:           January 28, 2010

 

PRESENT:    Dan Yazak                                          Don Larsen

                        Sandie Rietz                                        Paul Bauer

                        Rakesh Sah                                         Doug Brown

                        Mark Hardt                                         Steve Coffman

                        Michael Barton (student)                    Diane Duin (ex-officio)

                        Tasneem Khaleel (ex-officio)              Mary Susan Fishbaugh (ex-officio)

                        John Cech (ex-officio)

 

ABSENT:      Craig McKenzie

                        Jeff Sanders*                                      Lorrie Steerey*

                        Keith Edgerton*                                 Bruce Brumley*

                        Gary Young (ex-officio)                     Karen Heikel (ex-officio)*

                        Sue Balter-Reitz (ex-officio)*            D’Ann Campbell (ex-officio)

                        Terrie Iverson (ex-officio)                   Stacy Klippenstein (ex-officio)

* excused

 

GUEST:         Cindy Rossmith

 

PRESIDING:                                                                   Sandie Rietz, Vice Chair

 

 

Sandie Rietz called the meeting to order at 3:44 p.m. in McMullen 305.

 

The minutes of December 10 were accepted as presented.

 

It was noted that Lorrie Steerey is in the Chancellor’s Budget Committee meeting all afternoon today.

 

I.          ITEMS – FIRST READING

 

Item 7  EDCI 500 Curriculum Development.  Change credits from 4 to 2 and change course description.

Item 7.a  EDCI 551 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts and Social Studies.  Delete course.

Item 7.b  EDCI 552 Instructional Strategies in Mathematics and Science.  Delete course.

Item 7.c  EDCI 553 Instructional Strategies in Movement, the Performing and Visual Arts.  Delete course.

Item 7.d  EDCI 511 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts and Children’s Literature.  New course.

Item 7.e  EDCI 512 Instructional Strategies in Social Studies.  New course.

Item 7.f  EDCI 513 Instructional Strategies in Mathematics.  New course.

Item 7.g  EDCI 514 Instructional Strategies in Science.  New course.

Item 7.h  EDCI 515 Instructional Strategies in the Visual Arts.  New course.

Item 7.i  EDCI 516 Instructional Strategies in the Performing Arts.  New course.

Item 7.j  EDCI 519 Graduate Practicum.  New course.

 

̃ Motion by Steve Coffman, seconded by Dan Yazak to approve Items 7 through 7.j on first reading.

 

Dean Mary Susan Fishbaugh, College of Education, stated that they have had a master’s program in curriculum and instruction K-8 for years, and over the years it became unmarketable as well as understaffed.  The College has piloted a “teaching as a second career” program using the M.Ed. Interdisciplinary Studies program and they are now moving that pilot program into the current M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction K-8 program.  The credits are changing, but the changes do balance out.

 

̃ Motion carried.

 

Item 14  MEd Interdisciplinary Studies Option:  Teacher Licensure Program of Study.  Delete program/plan of study.

Item 14.a  MEd Curriculum and Instruction (K-8) Option.  Modification of an existing program, including degree name change to MEd Curriculum and Instruction Licensure Option.

 

̃ Motion by Dan Yazak, seconded by Mark Hardt to approve Items 14 and 14.a on first reading.

 

̃ Motion carried.

 

Item 28  HHP 518 Health Enhancement Methods and Materials K-8.  Change credits from 4 to 2 and change course description.

 

̃ Motion by Mark Hardt, seconded by Dan Yazak to approve Item 28 on first reading.

 

Dean Fishbaugh noted that this credit change is to move the HHP course in line with the other courses in the program.  The question was raised regarding all these two-credit courses:  Do they not cater to a single population of students?  It was responded that advisors will still be able to substitute courses as necessary.

 

̃ Motion carried.

 

̃ Motion by Steve Coffman, seconded by Dan Yazak to waive second reading of Items 7 through 7.j, 14, 14.a, and 28.

 

̃ Motion carried.

 

II.        DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

A.  Service Learning

 

Service Learning will be discussed at the next meeting.

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:57 p.m.

 

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