OHLONECOLLEGE

CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA

December 5, 2005

Bldg. 25, Conference Room

 

Call meeting to order:

 

Minute Approval: (A)

Ø            Approval of Minutes: November 7, 2005

 

Program Review Updates: (I)

Ø            History – Darren Bardell

 

Chair’s Report:

 

 Course Revision Minor: (I)

·         BSM-106           Communications for Supervisors

Minor revision to course outline and approval for Distance Learning

 

·         CAOT-104         Basic Keyboarding

                  Change of repeatability to 3 times; minor revision to methods of instruction

 

·         ENGL-106         Censorship/Literature

Changed advisory to ENGL-101A; minor revision to counselor information; student learning outcomes; and added textbooks.

 

·         ENGL-119         The Gothic Novel

Advisory to Eligible for ENGL-101A; minor revision to student learning outcomes; and added textbooks.

 

·         ENGL-172         Vocabulary Improvement

Minor revision to counselor information; course outline; added supplies

 

·         HIST-105          History of California

Requisite: Advisory of ENGL-101A; minor revision to outline

 

·         HIST-117B        History of the United States

Advisory: ENGL-101A; minor revision to outline; updated textbook

 

·         HIST-118          Contemporary U.S. History 1945 – Present

Title change to “Contemporary U.S. History 1945” Minor revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation; updated textbook

 

·         HIST-142          History of Rock and Roll Music and Culture of the 1960’s and 1970’s

Title revision to “History of Rock and Roll Music”;

 

·         PE-244              Sports Management

Minor revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of instruction and approved for Distance Learning.

 

·         PE-251              Fitness for Life

Revision to student learning outcomes; course assignments; and textbook

 

·         PSY-102           Introduction to Experimental Psychology

Advisory change to ENGL-101A; minor revision to counselor information; student learning outcomes; outline; course assignments; and updated textbook

 

 

 

·         PSY-112           Social Psychology

Advisory of PSY-101 and ENGL-101A; minor revision to catalog description; counselor description; student learning objectives; updated textbook

 

·         PTA-102           Pathology

Revision to student learning outcomes; course outline reformatting; course assignments; textbook update; added supplemental textbooks

 

·         SPCH-102         Critical Thinking/Group Decision Making

Revision to student learning outcomes; course outlines;

 

·         SPCH-104         Critical Thinking/Persuasion

Advisory Completion of ENGL-151B and 163 with “C” or better; catalog description; class schedule description; student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation; and updated textbook

 

·         WS-120/IS-120  Women of the Western World

Advisory of ENGL-101A; course assignments; and updated textbook; addition of optional textbooks.

 

 

Committee’s Approvals:

           

            New Courses: (A)

·         BIOL-142          Environmental Biology – Jeffrey Watanabe

·         BIOT-114A        Introduction to Plant Biology – Ralph Sinibaldi

·         BIOT-114B        Applications in Plan and Food Biotechnology – Ralph Sinibaldi

·         ESL-121            English Idioms – Connie Olsen

·         ESL-122            News and Current Events for ESL Students – Connie Olsen

·         ESL-181LS       Listening & Speaking Skills, Level I – Connie Olsen

·         ESL-181RW      Reading & Writing Skills, Level I – Connie Olsen

·         ESL-182LS       Listening & Speaking Skills, Level II – Connie Olsen

·         ESL-182RW      Reading & Writing Skills, Level II – Connie Olsen

·         MM-118            Introduction to Video Game Design – Pilar Lewis

·         MM-119            Video Game Development – Pilar Lewis

·         NUR-119           Strategies for the RN Student – Carrie Dameron

                       

Course Revision Major: (A)

·         BIOT-110A        Biotechnology Lab-1 – Mark Barnby

Prerequisite change from ENGL-151B & MATH 151 to Students must complete BIOT-105 & CHEM-109 with a grade of B or better before entering into BIOT-110A; revision to catalog description; class schedule description; student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; textbook update and additional text.

 

·         PD-100             Transition to College – Diane Berkland

Grading option changed to GC; minor revision to class schedule description; student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; and updated textbook.

 

·         PD-111             Strategies for Succeeding in College – Jennifer Harper

Title change to “Strategies for College Success”; Repeatability change to 2 times; grading option to GC; student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; and new textbook.

 

·         PD-113             Strategies for Succeeding in College – Jennifer Harper

Grading option changed to GC; revision to catalog description; counselor information; student learning outcomes; course assignments; updated textbooks.

 

·         PD-120             Student Government Workshop – Debbie Trigg

Minor revision to counselor information; major revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; textbooks.

 

·         PD-160             Student Leadership in Higher Education – Debbie Trigg

Revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; textbooks.

 

·         PD-170             Welcome Day: The Freshman Connection – Allison Bly

Revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; supplies

 

·         PS-102             American Government – Darren Bardell

Requisite change to Advisory of ENGL-101A; minor revision to counselor information; course outline; course assignments; methods of instruction; and deletion of one textbook.

 

·         SPCH-103         Interpersonal Communication – Brenda Ahntholz & Kay Harrison

Advisory update to ENGL-101A; catalog description revision; class schedule description; minor revision to counselor information; major revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; textbook update. Approved by GE Subcommittee for Area II of Ohlone College GE Plan A

 

·         SPCH-130         Oral Interpretation of Literature – Brenda Ahntholz & Kay Harrison

Advisory update to ENGL-101A; major revision to catalog description; student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; and textbook update.

 

·         SPCH-132         Voice and Diction – Brenda Ahntholz

Unit value change from 4 to 3 units; Lab hours deleted; major revision to catalog description; counselor information; student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; textbook update.

 

General Education: (A)

·         Approval of SPCH-103 for Area II, GE Plan A – request Curriculum Committee Approval

 

Distance Learning: (I)

·         BA-126

·         BA-141A

·         BSM-106

·         PD-111

·         PD-113

·         PD-150

·         PE-244

·         PTA-102

 

New Programs: (A)

·         Video Game Development – Pilar Lewis

·         Ballet Dance Teacher/Choreographer Certificate Achievement – Janel Tomblin

·         Tap Dancer Teacher/Choreographer Certificate Achievement – Janel Tomblin

·         Modern Dance Teacher/Choreographer Certificate Achievement – Janel Tomblin

·         Jazz Dance Teacher/Choreographer Certificate Achievement – Janel Tomblin

 

Program Revisions: (A)

·         Web Page Design – Pilar Lewis

 

Issues: (A/I)

·         Recommendation on D grades for GE Plan A – Brenda Ahntholz

§         Student Perspective Presentation

·         Title III Update – Deb Parziale

 

 

Adjournment: