GRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MINUTES

September 20, 2005

 

 

Members Present:   Fater, Kuffel, Reineke, Seebach E., Steffen

Members Absent:   Ali, Reis (exc), Seebach (exc), Dollen (student rep), Erickson (student rep), Rausch (student rep)

Consultants:    Agarwal, Martin-Stanley, May, Schumacher

Guests:    Fisher, Temple

 

1.             M/S/P to elect Tom Kuffel as Chair; Diane Schumacher as Secretary

 

2.             No specific charge given from Faculty Senate.

 

3.             M/S/P to approve minutes of May 3, 2005.

 

4.             Second Readings:   None

 

5.             First Readings:

 

                C-I 435/535, Curriculum and Methods in Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence Science, change title from Curriculum and Methods in 
                Elementary/Middle Science; number change from C-I 335/535. Change course description, objectives and outline.   Course designed to

               develop an understanding of curriculum, instructional methods and materials, and evaluation techniques for middle childhood/early

               adolescence science and environmental science based upon educational research, contemporary practice, and national and state educational

               standards recommended goals and expectations for science education. The nature of science as a discipline and the scope and sequence of

               appropriate content for each grade level are presented. Prerequisites: GEO 200, C-I 302/502, and admission to teacher education.

 

                C-I 436/536, Curriculum and Methods in Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence Social Studies, change title from Curriculum and Methods in

                the Social Studies; number change from C-I 336/536. Change course description, prerequisites, objectives and outline.  Designed to develop

                an understanding of curriculum content, instructional methods and materials, and evaluation techniques for middle childhood/early

                adolescence social studies based upon educational research contemporary practice, and national and state educational agencies

                recommended goals and expectations for social studies education. Social studies disciplines and the scope and sequence of appropriate

               content for each grade level are presented. Prerequisites: C-I 302/502, and admission to teacher education.

               

M/S/P to waive second reading and approve proposals.

 

                Consent Agenda:

 

                Master of Science Program in Occupational Therapy; changes in course sequence: O-T 450/550, Scholarly Practice I: Foundations of

               Assessment, from Year 1 – Fall to Year 1 – Spring; O-T 620, Occupations in Rural Context, from Year 1 – Spring to Year 2 – Summer.

 

M/S/P to approve.

 

                CHM 789, Directed study, 1-3 credits, new course, effective Fall 2005.

 

M/S/P to approve.

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:55 p.m.

 

Submitted by

Diane Schumacher, Secretary