OHLONE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

CURRICULUM COMMITTEE – MINUTES

March 5, 2007

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Room 3101

 

Call Curriculum Committee meeting to order: 3:08 p.m.

 

Members Present:

Chris Warden, Rachel Sherman, Kathy Sparling, Jeffrey Watanabe, Tim Roberts, Janice Jones, Lesley

Buehler, Sheryl Einfalt, Mandy Kwok-Yip, Mzao Waters, Chieko Honma, Sally Scofield, Alyce Slater-

Reynolds, Jennifer Hurley

 

Course Author’s Present:

Carmen Madden, George Rodgers, James Baxter, Brenda Ahntholz

 

Ex-Officio Present:

Michael Bowman, Ron Quinta, Dr. James Wright, Deb Parziale

 

Minutes Prepared by:

Heidi Barkow

 

Approval of February 5, 2007 Minutes:

Janice Jones made the motion to approve the February 5, 2007 minutes with the correction to change the heading from agenda to minutes, seconded by Rachel Sherman. Motion carried.

 

Chair’s Report:

·         Summary of Patricia James Hanz on Distance Learning 2/26/07

William Paoli is editing the video taken during Patricia James Hanz’s visit on February 26th and will be uploading it to the web. We should implement soon, the administrators should notify the online instructor that they will be entering their course to review the class. We will look at this further in the fall. The video will be ready soon. If you have any questions or need information please contact Lesley Buehler.

 

·         With formatting issues in CurricUNET, screeners should give directions on how to format with their comments, if screeners are unsure, please direct the course author to Chris Warden or Heidi Barkow to help direct course authors on formatting issues.

 

Program Review:

·         Chicano Studies – Mark Salinas (Tabled until April)

 

Minor Revisions:

ATHL-262 Theory of Volleyball – Chris Warden

Conversion from PE-262 to ATHL-262; Lecture hours 1.00; Laboratory hours 3.00; Limitation on Enrollment: Must be an active member of an intercollegiate athletic team. Minor revision to course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction

 

ATHL-264 Theory of Soccer – Chris Warden

Conversion from PE-264 to ATHL-264; Title revision from Coaching to Theory of Soccer; Lecture hours 1.00; Laboratory hours 3.00; Limitation on Enrollment: Must be an active member of an intercollegiate athletic team. Minor revision to methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction

 

ATHL-265 Theory of Basketball – Chris Warden

Conversion from PE-265 to ATHL-265; Lecture hours 1.00; Laboratory hours 3.00; Limitation on Enrollment: Must be an active member of an intercollegiate athletic team. Minor revision to methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction

 

 

 

ATHL-266 Theory of Softball – Chris Warden

Conversion from PE-266 to ATHL-266; Title revision from Coaching to Theory of Softball; Lecture hours 1.00; Laboratory hours 3.00; Limitation on Enrollment: Must be an active member of an intercollegiate athletic team. Minor revision to methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction

 

ATHL-267 Theory of Baseball – Chris Warden

Conversion from PE-267 to ATHL-267; Title revision from Coaching to Theory of Baseball; Lecture hours 1.00; Laboratory hours 3.00; Limitation on Enrollment: Must be an active member of an intercollegiate athletic team. Minor revision to methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction

 

CAOT-148 Computer Applications in Biotechnology – Lesley Buehler

Corequisite change from BIOT-110A to BIOT-105; Revision to methods of instruction; approved for Distance Learning

 

MUS-125 History of Rock and Roll: Music and Culture Since the 1970’s

Timothy Roberts / Darren Bardell

Cross-referenced with; Title revision from: History of Rock & Roll: Music and Culture of the 1960’s and 1970’s; advisory HIST-143: ENGL-101A; Catalog Description: “The development of rock and roll music during the 1970s and beyond. The music of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s is critically analyzed and contextualized within the history and cultural developments of each decade.Class Schedule Description: “The continued development and evolution of rock and roll music through the 1970s and beyond.

 

PTA-107C Clinical Practicum III – Sheryl Einfalt

Unit value change from 2.00 units to 3.00 units; Lab hours change from 6.00 lab hours to 9.00 lab hours; methods of instruction revision

 

PTA-112 Clinical Affiliation – Sheryl Einfalt

Unit value change from 4.00 units to 4.50 units; Lab hours change from 12.00 lab hours to 14.50 lab hours; Limitation on enrollment; Class Schedule Description: SPTA will function under the supervision of the C.I. in carrying out the duties of the Physical Therapist Assistant. Revision to student learning outcomes; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction.

 

Major Revisions:

 

ANTH-101 Physical Anthropology – George Rodgers / Screened by Lesley Buehler

Unit value change from 3.00 units to 4.00 units; add 3 hrs. laboratory; merging ANTH-101 and ANTH-101L into one course; Catalog Description: “Human biology with an emphasis on human evolution and the interaction between biology and culture. Major topics include genetics, human variation, primate studies, and the prehistoric fossil record. Lab exercises on genetics and human variation, primate and human osteology, artifacts and fossils, and observation of primate behavior.” Counselor Information: “This class fulfills a lecture and lab requirement in Biological Science and a lower division requirement for Anthropology majors. This is also part of the Certificate program in Physical Anthropology. When offered as an online section, students are required to research original topics, submit assignments and exams, and communicate electronically with the instructor and fellow students. Check the Ohlone College web site for a complete listing of course requirements. Revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; updated textbooks; deactivate ANTH-101L

 

BIOL-101B Principles of Biology – Organisms and Systems – James Baxter

Prerequisite: BIOL-101A with a grade of “C” or better; catalog description: “This course is an introduction to biological principles for biology and health professions majors. Topics emphasized include evolution, systematics, prokaryote and eukaryote diversity (including a survey of the Kingdoms Protista, Fungi, Animalia, and Plantae), anatomy and physiology of animals, plant structure and function, and ecology. This course completes the lower-division core curriculum in biology for biology and pre-health professions majors.” Class Schedule Description: “A survey of eukaryotic organisms-their structure, taxonomy, diversity, evolution and ecology. Revisions to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; textbook updates; supplies

 

CHS-109 Barrio Fieldwork – Mark Salinas / Screened by Lesley Buehler

Unit value change from 2.00 units to 3.00 units; Lecture hours 3.00 added; 0 laboratory hours; Advisory: ENGL-101A; revisions to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; updated textbooks.

 

CNET-137 Introduction to SQL Programming – Richard Grotegut / Screened by Lesley Buehler

Title revision – remove PL/SQL from title; change repeatability to 3 times; Catalog Description: “This course covers the concepts of relational databases and powerful SQL programming languages. Students are taught to create and maintain database objects and to store, retrieve, and manipulate data. Demonstrations and hands-on practice reinforce the fundamental concepts.” Class Schedule Description: “An introduction to Oracle relational database concepts and SQL programming.” Revisions to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction, updated textbooks, supplies

 

CNET-155A LAN Network Design (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA I) Richard Grotegut Screened by Lesley Buehler

Unit value change from 3.00 units to 4.00 units; lecture hours from 1.50 hours to 3.00 hours; laboratory hours from 4.50 hours to 3.00 hours; revision to course assignments; methods of instruction

 

CNET-155B Router Configuration (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA II) Richard Grotegut Screened by Lesley Buehler

Unit value change from 3.00 units to 4.00 units; lecture hours from 1.50 hours to 3.00 hours; laboratory hours from 4.50 hours to 3.00 hours; revision to method of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction

 

ENGL-111B Intermediate Creative Writing – Carmen Madden / Screened by Chieko Honma

Prerequisite: ENGL-111A is the equivalent for ENGL-111B or a beginning writing course from another college is acceptable, Catalog Description: “This course provides students the opportunity to experiment with creative principles such as fiction, non-fiction, drama, and poetry, and a critical analysis of the student's work.”

Class Schedule Description: Creating fiction and non-fiction stories in variety of writing styles. Minor word revision to counselor description; student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction

 

GEOG-101 Physical Geography – George Rodgers / Screened by Jeffrey Watanabe

Remove Corequisite of GEOG-101L; Unit value change from 3.00 units to 4.00 units; add 3.00 hours laboratory; merging GEOG-101 and GEOG-101L; Catalog Description: “Interaction between humans, their physical environment, weather, pollution, climate, land forms, soil, vegetation, earthquakes and volcanism, water quality and environmental management. Lab exercises covering these topics, one field trip scheduled.” Class Schedule Description: “People and their environment; the features of climate, land forms, soil, vegetation, water, environmental issues.”

Counselor Information: “This course is the essential introductory course in Geography, and is usually the basic course of an introductory sequence of courses, required for the major in Geography. This course fulfills physical science lab requirement of the California State Universities.” Revision to course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; updated textbooks; deactivation of GEOG-101L

 

HIST-114A African American History 1619 to 1877 – Janice Jones

Screened by Claire Ellis

HIST-114 has been split into two courses-HIST-114A and HIST-114B.

 

MATH-151 Algebra I – Tania Munding / Screened by Lesley Buehler

Prerequisite: MATH 190 or placement evaluation; Catalog Description: “This course includes the study of operations on algebraic expressions, linear equations and inequalities, graphs of linear equations, systems of equations, exponents, polynomials, factoring, and rational expressions.” Class Schedule Description: “Algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities, graphs, systems of equations, exponents, polynomials, and factoring. “ Revision to student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; updated textbooks

 

MATH-151B Algebra I (Part 2) – Tania Munding / Screened by Timothy Roberts

Prerequisite: MATH-151A; Catalog Description: “This course includes exponents, polynomials,

factoring, rational expressions, and applications.” Class Schedule Description: “Exponents, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, and applications.” Counselor Information: “This is the second half of the first course in algebra. Coupled with MATH 151A, the two courses are equivalent to MATH 151. It is primarily intended for people who do not wish the more rapid pace of the 5 unit course. Revision to: student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; updated textbooks

 

MATH-167 Calculus for Business and Social Science – Ron Staszkow

Screened by: Mandy Kwok-Yip

Revision to student learning outcomes; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; updated textbook

 

Sheryl Einfalt made the motion to approve the consent items, seconded by Rachel Sherman. Motion carried.

 

New Courses:

 

CNET-108 IT Project Management – Richard Grotegut / Screened by Chieko Honma

(CNET-108 tabled until April)

 

GEOG-105 California Geography – George Rodgers

George Rodgers said they did a survey of the Geography students and the students were most interested in California Geography. This course is transferable to CSU. This course has been taught as a Selected Topic and it filled up. This is a cultural and physical geography course. Will apply for GE Plan A. Lesley Buehler made the motion to approve GEOG-105, seconded by Sheryl Einfalt. Motion carried.

 

PE-357A2 Aqua Aerobics – Gene Kendall / Screened by Jeffrey Watanabe

This course is a low impact dance aerobics water course. Sheryl Einfalt made the motion to approve PE-357A2, seconded by Kathy Sparling. Motion carried.

 

Deactivation:

ANTH-101L Physical Anthropology Laboratory – George Rodgers

GEOG-101L Physical Geography Laboratory – George Rodgers

ANTH-101L and GEOG-101L are merging their lab courses in with their corresponding lecture courses, removing the Corequisites. Kathy Sparling made the motion to deactivate ANTH-101L and GEOG-101L, seconded by Sally Scofield. Motion carried.

 

Program Revisions:

 

·         Speech Communications (attachment) – Brenda Ahntholz

AA Degree: Transfer Major

Change format of the Major Field:

SPCH-101 (3 UNITS)

SPCH-102 (3 UNITS) OR

SPCH-104 (3 UNITS) OR

SPCH-106 (3 UNITS)

SPCH-103 (3 UNITS)

SPCH-105 (3 UNITS)

SPCH-132 (3 UNITS)

“Select a minimum of two units from

SPCH-110A1-A3 (1-3 units), and/or

SPCH-112A1-A3 (1-3 units), and/or

SPCH-190A-C (1-3 units)

or any combination of the three.

 

Add to Supporting Courses: SPCH-102, SPCH-104, SPCH-106

 

General Certificate in Speech & Communication Studies

Remove the OR from SPCH-102 and SPCH-104

 

Sheryl Einfalt made the motion to approve the minor revisions to Speech Communications transfer degree and AA degree and general certificate, seconded by Jeffrey Watanabe. Motion carried.

 

Issues:

·         Standard IIA1 templates (attachment) – Chris Warden

Chris Warden discussed and worked on Standard IIA templates. The Standard II are located in Google Docs and if you don’t have access, please contact him and he will email you the link.

 

Adjourn: 5:05 p.m.