I. Call to order In attendance: Baumler, Boser, Deckert, Hyde, Intemann, Knight, Lewis, McCombie, Metz, Migyanka, Muchtar, Sechrist, Turner, Rost Excused: Potts
II. Minutes from the April 13, 2010 meeting were approved on a Hyde/Migyanka motion.
III. Co-Chairs ReportA. Gail Sechrist welcomed everyone to the committee and introductions were madeB. On a Migyanka/McCombie motion, Mary Lou Metz was elected Secretary. On a Hyde/Metz motion, Sallie McCombie was elected Co-Chair. C. Screening committees were formed and procedures for screening proposals were discussed. Following are the screening committees for the 2010-2011 year:• Screening Committee 1: Laura Knight, Todd Potts, John Lewis• Screening Committee 2: Alan Baumler, Joann Migyanka, Micki Hyde• Screening Committee 3: Nuhaya Muchtar, Sharon Deckert, Kevin Turner• Distance Ed. Committee: Susan BoserD. The following Handbook revisions were approved as corrected:• Deleted reference to CIP codes.• Addition of paragraph and line in the index about procedures for Dual-Level courses. (see handout)• Flowchart for “Procedures for Approval of a New Program” was corrected to include UWUCC.• Flowchart for “Procedures for Approval of Program Revision” was corrected so that the College Curriculum Committee and College Dean Approval come before the Liberal Studies.• Addition of a paragraph about “Program Catalog Description Revisions.”
IV. Items for Review/Possible Actions: A. There was no Honors College Committee Report. B. The Liberal Studies Committee report as amended was received and approved:• Approved FIAR 101 Introduction to the Arts for the Liberal Studies Fine Arts Category.• Approved James Racchini to teach LBST 499 Sport: A Microcosm of Society.• Approved Laura Rhodes to teach LBST 499 Safe Living: A Challenge in Modern Societies• Approved revisions to FRNC 201 College French I and FRNC 202 College French II which are Liberal Studies electives.• Approved Meghan Twiest to teach LBST 499 Values and Education in a Pluralistic American Society.• Approved David Doverspike to teach LBST 499 Childhood in America.• Approved a new course, LBST 499 Consumer Culture, to be taught by Lisa Sciulli, Varinder Sharma, and Rajendar Garg.C. 10-15C CDFR 224 Marriage and Family Relations course revision and catalog description change• Needs the NCATE matrix• Eliminate “to” at beginning of course description• Needs TECC approval• Needs Liberal Studies approval• Provisionally approved based upon completion of above items. McCombie abstained.D. 10-15e CDFR 315 Introduction to Early Intervention, new course• Course description: Add “who are” to “who are birth to school-age”; replace “The course will” with “provides”• Use full name with acronyms in parentheses for Course Description as it is in the Outcomes• Approved on a Migyanka/Turner motion. McCombie abstained.E. 10-15q CDFR 315 Introduction to Early Intervention, distance education• Approved on a Hyde/Lewis motion with the same changes as previous proposal. McCombie abstained.H1. 10-17 DVST 095 Introduction to College Math II, course revision, catalog description change• Note regarding institutional, non-degree credit must appear in the catalog• Hours add to 42 which includes Final Exam. Need to include Culminating Activity or add to hours to the outline and use the Final Exam as the culminating activity.• Evaluation Methods: Midterm exam in 6th week but in the Course Outline it occurs after the 32nd hour.• Begin course description with “Designed”• Provisional approval given on a Lewis/McCombie based on completion of above itemsH2. 10-17 DVST 095 Introduction to College Math II, distance education• Concerns: o students may not have engagement and self-discipline to be successfulo methodologies – ‘discussion” as a method of learning mathematicso computer skillso retention of students who have difficult learning – need engagemento Does this committee have the authority to deny an online course even though the proposal is valid?o How do students get support?o Have other universities tackled this problem?• Tabled on a Hyde/Boser motion so that we can meet with DVST Dept. and others who may be able to provide info.
Adjourned at 5:17.
Respectfully submitted,Mary Lou Metz