Ohlone Community College District

Curriculum Committee Meeting – Agenda

September 10, 2007

3:00-5:00 p.m.

Room 6106

 

 

Ø      Call meeting to order

 

Ø      Approval of May 7, 2007 minutes

 

Ø      Chair’s Report: (Information)

·         Membership update

·         Member Introductions

·         Goals for 2007-08

·         WASC Standard II Update

·         Training

·         Calendar for 2007-08

o       Sept. 10 - issues

o       Sept. 24 - screening

o       October 1 - issues

o       October 22 screening

o       November 5 - issues

o       November 19 - screening

o       December 3 - issues

 

o       January - (flex week activity)

o       February 4 - screening

o       February 25 - issues

o       March 3 - screening

o       March 17 issues

o       April 7 - issues

o       April 21 - screening

o       May 5 - issues

 

Ø      Program Review: (Informational)

·         Discussion of 2007-08 program screening process

 

Ø      Minor Revisions: (Informational)

CHEM-131D Review of Chemistry Concepts (Yvette Niccolls)

Course is degree applicable, not transferable; Schedule description change: Review basic chemistry principles and practice problem solving in selected chemistry courses taken concurrently. Revision to: student learning outcomes, course outline, methods of evaluation, methods of instruction, and added supplies.

 

CS-124 Advanced Programming with Data Structures (David Topham)

Title Change to: Programming with Data Structures; Catalog Description:
This course involves the study and implementation of data structure programming techniques. The emphasis is on stacks, queues, lists, trees and graphs; the use of recursion; and the application of these tools primarily to searching and sorting. Students will implement these concepts by writing programs in an object-oriented language such as C++. Class Schedule Description: An introduction to data structures using object-oriented programming methods. Revision to methods of instruction

 

PD-365 Supervised Tutoring (Michael Bowman)

Change description and update content. Replacing all 365’s with just one, per Chancellor’s office

PE-327 Adult Golf: A Lifelong Experience (Chris Warden / Mike Cowan)

Renumbered to PE-327A3; revision to methods of instruction

 

 

PE-362A2 Tennis (Chris Warden

Title change to: Beginning Tennis; revision to methods of evaluation/assessment, methods of instruction

 

PE-362A3 Tennis (Chris Warden

Title change to: Beginning Tennis; revision to methods of evaluation/assessment, methods of instruction

 

Ø      Major Revisions: (Consent Items) (Approval)

 

ART-131 History of Photography (Paul Mueller)

Screened by: Sally Scofield, Yvette Niccolls, Mandy Kwok-Yip, Chris Warden)

Title change from: Fine Art Photography: the Early Years; unit value change from 2.00 to 3.00; lecture hours changed from 2.00 to 3.00; Catalog Description: This course is a survey of photography as an historical and contemporary form of art and communication. The student will develop appreciation for, and comprehension of, the issues, practices and theories involved in visual communication as well as gain insights into the role of photography with regard to social, cultural, and political shifts and events from it's inception in early 19th Century to the present day. Class Schedule Description: Photography's role as an historical and contemporary form of art and communication. Counselor Information: This course is recommended for any student wishing to increase their knowledge of photography and their visual literacy. Revisions to: student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; textbook

 

ART-139A Beginning Digital Photography – (Paul Mueller)

Screened by: Chris Warden

Added “Beginning” to title; change unit value from 2.00 to 3.00; change lab hours from 5.00 to 6.00; recommendation to deactivate cross-reference of CS-169A; change advisory to 138A; Catalog Description: This course explores the photographer's creative process from several directions. Students will: undertake photographic projects designed to provide engagement with a variety of subject matter and ways of photographing; look at photographic work in online and local galleries and museums; consider current issues having to do with photographic technologies; discuss their photographs with other students in an effort to improve their creative processes. Technical instruction will include camera functions, resizing and saving digital files, and minor image modification. For intense technical instruction see ART138A and ART138B. Students should consider completing ART138A prior to enrolling in this course, but it is not a requirement. Class Schedule Description: Shoot creative projects, look at photos, discuss photography and the creative process with others sharing your interest. Counselor Information: Basic computer skills and ability to work at college level required. Revisions to: student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; textbook

 

ART-139B Intermediate Digital Photography – (Paul Mueller)

Screened by: Chris Warden

Change unit value from 2.00 to 3.00; change lab hours from 5.00 to 6.00; recommendation to deactivate cross-reference of CS-169A; change advisory to 138A; Catalog Description: This course continues an exploration of the photographer's creative process from several directions. Students will: undertake photographic projects designed to provide engagement with a variety of subject matter and ways of photographing; complete an extended photographic project of their choosing and receive guidance from the instructor and students; look at photographic work in online and local galleries and museums; consider current issues around photographic technologies; discuss their photographs with other students in an effort to improve their creative processes. Students will formalize their individual projects as books or online galleries. Technical instruction will include camera functions, resizing and saving digital files, and minor image modification. For intense technical instruction see ART138A and ART138B. Students should consider completing ART138A prior to enrolling in this course, but it is not a requirement. Class Schedule Description: Shoot creative projects, look at photos, discuss photography and the creative process, complete book or online gallery. Counselor Information: Basic computer skills and ability to work at college level required. Revisions to: student learning outcomes; course outline; course assignments; methods of evaluation/assessment; methods of instruction; textbook

 

Ø      New Courses: (Action)

 

ART-138A Beginning Photoshop (Paul Mueller)

Screened by: Sally Scofield

3.00 units 1.5 lecture hours 4.5 lab hours

 

ART-138B Intermediate Photoshop (Paul Mueller)

Screened by: Sally Scofield

3.00 units 1.5 lecture hours 4.5 lab hours

 

HLTH-120 Mind-body Healing (Deb Parziale)

Screened by: Paul Mueller

2.00 units 2.00 lecture hours

 

NUR-315 Clinical Skills Review (Sally Scofield)

Screened by: Yvette Niccolls

0.50 units 27.00 semester lab hours

 

Ø      Issues: (Informational)

Ø      New ways to work – open forum discussion regarding Curriculum Committee meetings with dual campuses

 

Ø      Curriculum Committee training on stand-alone courses

 

 

Ohlone Community College District

Curriculum Committee Agenda – Addendum

September 10, 2007

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Room 6106

 

New Courses:

LSP-103 Advanced Writing Fundamentals (Paula Schoenecker)

3.00 units 3.00 hrs. lecture 1.00 hrs. lab

 

LSP-104 Reading Comprehension (Paula Schoenecker)

3.00 units 3.00 hrs. lecture 1.00 hrs. lab

 

Course Deactivation:

ENGL-190 Skills for English Tutors (Rachel Sherman)

 

Ø      Adjourn: