Graduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

February 15, 2005

 

Members Present:                Eide,  Majak, Fater, Seebach, Kuffel, Elgin, Steffen

Members Absent:                Angell (exc), Zellmer, Foos (student member)

Consultants:                         Schumacher, Mc Lean, Rada

Guests:                                   Keller, Koppelman, Wright, Bakkum, Wagner, J., Ringgenberg

 

  1. Second Readings: none
  2. First Readings: Proposal #11, ESS 747 Advanced Principles of Athletic Performance Enhancement, 3 cr.  New Course, effective summer 2005

“This course provides advanced concepts of training and conditioning for both athletes and other populations. It includes applicable and practical information for developing conditioning programs for speed, strength, endurance and power. This course is ideal for future professionals such as athletic coaches, strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers and those planning to become a strength and conditioning professional. Prerequisite: ESS 770. Offered summer session.” 

 

Applicable as an elective in MS in ESS-Human Performance Fitness Emphasis and Strength, Conditioning Emphasis; PE Teaching .

 

M/S/P to waive the second reading and approve proposal.

 

Proposal #12, change prerequisites for the following courses, effective fall 2005

 

A.      SPE 483/583 Student Teaching: Cross-Categorical Special Education: Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence, 9 cr.

Completion of special education minor core courses and all requirements in education, including special methods courses, recommendation by the appropriate education program faculty, 2.75 cumulative GPA and a 2.75 GPA in the major, minor concentrations, and professional course work, an official Praxis II content test score report documenting passing scores on content tests in the appropriate certification area/discipline. To be taken concurrently with SPE 446/546, 461/561, 430/530.

B.       SPE 484/584, Student Teaching: Cross-Categorical Special Education: Early Adolescence/Adolescence, 9 cr.,

Completion of special education minor core courses and all requirements in education, including special methods courses, recommendation by the appropriate education program faculty, 2.75 cumulative GPA and a 2.75 GPA in the major, minor concentrations, and professional course work, an official Praxis II content test score report documenting passing scores on content tests in the appropriate certification area/discipline. To be taken concurrently with SPE 447/547, 461/561, 430/530.

C.       SPE 783, Practicum: Cross-Categorical Special Education: Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence, 3 cr.

Completion of special education core courses and all certification option courses, an official Praxis II content test score report documenting passing scores on content tests in the appropriate certification area/discipline.

D.      SPE 784, Practicum: Cross-Categorical Special Education: Early Adolescence/Adolescence, 3 cr.

Completion of special education core courses and all certification option courses, an official Praxis II content test score report documenting passing scores on content tests in the appropriate certification area/discipline.

 

Prerequisites were changed to reflect new requirement of successfully completing Praxis II test prior to student teaching.

M/S/P to waive the second reading and approval proposal.

 

  1. M/S/P to approve minutes of February 1, 2005

 

  1. Consent agenda:

Deleted Courses (have not been offered in the last seven years)

BIO 509 Entomology

BIO 517 Animal Physiology

BIO 523 Fisheries Management

BIO 711 Aquatic Contaminants

CHM 720 Selected Topics in Chemistry

CHM 789 Directed Study

P-T 686 Computer Applications in PT

P-T 691 Advanced Clinical Skills-Orthopaedics II

 

EDM 542 Visual Literacy

EDM 675 Special Topics-Seminar in Education

EDM 701 Curriculum and Media Utilization

EDM 711 Communications Media Design

EDM 731 Television Production

EDM 751 Seminar in Media Research and learning

EFN 584 Futuristics

EFN 601 School-to-Work Transition Programs

EFN 625 Quality Circles

EFN 645 Teacher Style and Student Learning: Foundations of Effective Motivation

EFN 710 Human Development

EFN 711 Psychology of Human Exceptionalities

EFN 770 Theory and Practice of Learning

ESS 595 Comparative Physical Education

ESS 652 Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

ESS 742 Perceptual Motor Development of Children

ESS 743 Research in Elementary School Physical Education

ESS 772 History of Physical Education

REC 706 Public Education and Recreation

REC 713 Recreation Planning and Facility Development

 

PSY 711 Psychology of Human Exceptionalities

PSY 712 Development of the Young Child

PSY 713 Cognitive Development

PSY 720 Adolescent Issues

                      SPY 792 Advanced Graduate Research

 

M/S/P to approval deletions.

 

  1. Old business: None
  2. New business:

Bakkum, Wagner, and Ringgenberg shared a plan that they are pursuing for the College Student Development and Administration (CSDA) program. UWL is the only UW campus currently authorized to offer a graduate CSDA program. Many people who are interested in this program already are working in higher ed and cannot quit work to attend oncampus full-time, so the presenters are planning to offer the courses via distance education (on-line). This will increase access, give students experience in DE, and futuristically could be an opportunity for persons in other countries to learn about this field (higher ed lacks adequate student services in many countries). The program requirements would not change. The program would be designed in a cohort format, beginning in a summer and going year-round, finishing in two years. Partnerships would be developed with other institutions for the internship/practica experiences. Faculty will learn about DE/on-line program development in order to convert courses. The oncampus program will continue as it currently exists.

 

The group will present a formal request for approval in the near future.

 

Other new business: Schumacher informed committee that Teacher Education Governing Council Bylaws state the following as its role in the curriculum approval process:

“Review new programs and program changes for teacher education, and approve advancement of proposals to the appropriate committees. “

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m. The next GCC meeting is set for March 1, 2005.

 

Diane Schumacher

GCC Secretary