Graduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

April 7, 2009

 

 

Members Present:  Angell, Durkin, Eide, Finch, Hunt, Kuffel, Periyasamy, Seebach, Steffan, Taylor-Winfrey,

Consultants Present: Schumacher, Dittman, Abhold

Members Absent: Banadzen, (exc.), Buhrandt

Guests: Severson, Rabbitt, Walsko, Markos

 

1.      Approval of February 17, 2009 minutes

 

M/S/P to approve minutes       

 

2.      Second readings: none

 

3.      First readings:

 

A.      ACC 435/535  Government and Institutional Accountings  3 cr.,  course revision – change in prerequisites, effective Fall 2009.

ACC 322 or equivalent as determined by ACC department chair and ACC 435/535    

        instructor.

 

ACC 425/525  Advanced Managerial Accounting Problems  3 cr.,  course deletion, effective Fall 2009.

 

ACC 427/527  Advanced Accounting Information Systems  3 cr.,  course deletion, effective Fall 2009

 

ACC 440/540  Advanced Auditing  3 cr.,  course deletion, effective Fall 2009

 

ACC 445/545  Accounting Theory  3 cr.,  course deletion, effective Fall 2009

 

ACC 446/546  Accounting and Managerial Control for Non - Profit Organizations  3 cr. course deletion, effective Fall 2009

 

ACC 447/547  International Accounting  3 cr., course deletion, effective Fall 2009

 

M/S/P to waive to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal

 

B.     The following courses should be repeatable for credit, according to respective semester, in an effort to support re-enrollment potential within the ME-PD Learning Community Program, effective Fall 2009

 

ME-PD Learning Community Program

 

Semester I

EDU 601  Learning in Community  1cr.

Repeatable for credit – maximum 2

 

EDM 611  Technology in Education  1cr.

Repeatable for credit – maximum 2

 

EFN 651  Democracy, Diversity and Social Justice in Education  1cr.

Repeatable for credit – maximum 2

 

Semester II

EFN 642  Educational Research   1-2 cr.

Repeatable for credit- maximum 3

 

CI 622 Best Practice Pedagogy II  1 cr.

Repeatable for credit- maximum 2

 

CI 632  Curriculum, Development and Assessment  1cr.

Repeatable for credit – maximum 2

 

EDU 662  Teacher Leadership  1cr.

Repeatable for credit- maximum 2

 

M/S/P to waive 2nd reading and approve proposal

 

C.     Educational Studies Proposal

 

EDS 421/521  Teaching General Science Methods, Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence  3 cr.,  course revision – title, course description,  effective Spring 2010

This course is designed to introduce teacher candidates to current methods and practices for teaching general science education that will include environmental topics. EC-MC and MC-EA teacher candidates will explore the need of these sciences in their teaching areas. Methods will be investigated regarding the nature of science as a discipline, strategies for instruction and assessment for student learning. Emphasis on diversity and gender issues in science education will be focus upon during the course. This is the first of two concurrent courses that focus on teaching science and mathematics in a PK-8 context. Prerequisites: Admission to DES graduate program; EDS 402 or 502; receive a grade of “C” or better in MTH 125. To be taken concurrently with EDS 422/522 and 445/545.  Offered Fall, Spring.

 

EDS  422/522  Teaching Mathematics Methods,  Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence  2 cr.,  course revision – title, course description, prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

This course is designed to provide teachers with basic understanding of curriculum content, instructional methods and materials, and assessment strategies in mathematics for children in preschool through middle school. Teacher candidates will examine the scope and sequence of PK-8 mathematics standards documents as well as explore models for short and long term instructional planning. Candidates will use assessment data to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of individual students that may include Response to Intervention planning and Professional Learning communities. This is the second of two concurrent courses on teaching math and science in a PK-8 context. Prerequisites: Admission to t DES graduate program; EDS 402 or 502; must receive grade of “C” or better in MTH 125. To be taken concurrently with EDS 421/521 and 445/545. Offered Fall, Spring.

 

 

ECE  526  Early Childhood Education: Kindergarten,  3 cr., course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

admission to DES graduate program; ECE 213; PSY 212; to be taken concurrently with ECE 527

 

ECE  527  Field Experience: Kindergarten,  1 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, instructional pattern, effective Spring 2010

admission to DES graduate program; ECE 213; PSY  212; to be taken concurrently with ECE 526; P/F grading.

 

ECE  440/540  Language and Literacy Development of Young Children  3 cr.,  course revision - prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

admission to DES graduate program; ECE 213; EDS 508 

 

 EDS  402/502  Field Experience I for Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle  Childhood—Early Adolescence  2 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

 admission to a DES graduate program; EDSEDS 710, 508, 511; to be taken concurrently  with EDS 412 /512, 413/513

 

EDS  405/505  Field Experience I- Early Childhood—Adolescence or Early Adolescence—Adolescence  2 cr.,  course revision - prerequisites,  effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; EDS 710; to be taken concurrently with EDS 406/506

 

EDS  406/506   Teaching for a Diverse Society - Early Adolescence—Adolescence and Early Childhood —Adolescence  4 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate program; EDS 710; to be taken concurrently with EDS 405/505

 

EDS  508  Foundations of Literacy for Early Childhood – Middle Childhood and Middle Childhood – Early Adolescence  3 cr., course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; passing PPST scores

 

EDS  511  Curriculum and Pedagogy for Early Childhood –Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood – Early Adolescence 3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; passing PPST scores

 

EDS  412/512   Teaching Language and Literacy - Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood Early Adolescence  5 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; EDS 710, 508 and 511 to be taken concurrently with  EDS 402/502, and 413/513

     

EDS 413/513  Teaching Social Studies--Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence, 3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; EDS 710, 508 and 511 to be taken concurrently with  EDS 402/502, and 412/512

 

EDS 420/520  Teaching with Integrating Technology II, 1 cr., course revision - prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; EDS 319

 

EDS 445/545   Field Experience II--Early Childhood—Middle Childhood or Middle Childhood—Early Adolescence, 2 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate program; EDS 402/502; to be taken concurrently with EDS 421/521, 422/522

 

EDS 450/550  Field Experience II--Early Childhood—Adolescence, Early Adolescence--Adolescence, 2 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; EDS 405/505; to be taken concurrently with EDS 451/551

 

EDS 451/551  Contemporary Literacy for Secondary Learners--Early Childhood—Adolescence, Early Adolescence--Adolescence, 3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program; EDS 405/505; to be taken concurrently with EDS 450/550

 

EDS  460/560  Transescent Education  3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, prefix  effective Spring 2010

 admission to DES Graduate Program; EDS 402/502 or 405/505

 

EDS 710 Comparative Studies of Education  3 cr., course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to DES Graduate Program

 

EDS  780  Contemporary Issues  1-3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to a DES Graduate program; EDS 402/502; repeatable for credit, maximum 3 credits

 

EDS  792  Culminating Field Experience Seminar  1 cr., course revision – prerequisites effective Spring 2010

admission to a DES Graduate Program; to be taken concurrently with EDS 493, 494, or 495. Registration occurs through the Office of Field Experience only.

 

SPE  401/501  Introduction to Exceptional Individuals  3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites,  effective Spring 2010

admission to a DES Graduate Program; ECE 527, EDS 402/502, 405/505, SHE 910, equivalent field experience or concurrent enrollment

 

SPE  431/531  Language Development and Communication Disorders  3 cr.,  course revision – prerequisites, title,  effective Spring 2010

admission to a DES Graduate Education Program

 

This was a 1st reading; there will be a second reading.

 

 

4.      Old business: none discussed

 

5.      New business: none discussed

 

 

Meeting adjourned 4:20 p.m.