October 19, 2010

  •  I.  Call to order
         In attendance: Baumler, Deckert, Hyde, Knight, Lewis, Metz, McCombie, Migyanka, Muchtar, Onwueme, Potts, Sechrist, Turner, Rost 
         Excused:  Boser    Absent:  Intemann (Onwueme attended to represent the provost)
         Guests for DVST 160 discussion: David Porter and Danhua Wang

    II.   On a Baumler/Lewis motion the minutes from the October 12, 2010 meeting were approved.


    III.  Co-Chairs Report:
    • Sechrist shared a few details about the meeting about Liberal Studies that was held on Friday afternoon with President Werner, Dave Pistole, Gail Wilson, Peter Broad, and Gerry Intemann.  We should receive something from the Liberal Studies Committee about the revised Liberal Studies proposal in a couple of weeks. 
    • Sechrist also shared an email response from Dave Pistole and the Liberal Studies Committee about the LBST 281 courses discussed at Senate that are Special Topic courses, not new courses, in an “experimental stage of development.”  It was the criteria for Special Topics that was used not the criteria for FYE.
    • Sechrist  will share with the Liberal Studies Committee that members are still concerned that a student might be able to take a 200 level version and a 400 level version of what is essentially the same class.
    • UWUCC recommends that David Pistole attend the November Senate meeting to answer any questions
    • Sechrist also was asked by David LaPorte from the Rules committee about her perspective on the Liberal Studies Committee because of concerns expressed to him.
    • Sechrist will also share the UWUCCs continued concern that there is no member of the Liberal Studies Committee on UWUCC to facilitate communication.

    IV.   Items for Review/Possible Action:
    A. Honors College Committee Report:
    • No report

    B. Receipt of Liberal Studies Committee Report was approved.
    • Approved MUHI 222 Music of the British Invasion as a Liberal Studies Elective.

    C. 10-35 FDNT 150 Foods, distance education
    • On a McCombie/Turner motion the course was provisionally approved provided:
    o  the NCATE matrix be included
    o  catalog description on the syllabus of record be changed to the correct description
    o the full prerequisite must be added to distance ed. syllabus

    D. 10-39 DVST 160 Learning Strategies, distance education
    • Dr. Danhua Wang and David Porter answered questions from the group:
    o Note taking and listening skills in an online environment was discussed.
    o Assessment of strategies is not addressed in the course.
    o It was suggested that it be made more clear that student reflections should incorporate the strategies learned.
    o Some clarifications were suggested.
    • On a  Migyanka/Deckert motion pending the suggested revisions was provisionally approved.

    E. 10-41a CRIM 403 Dilemmas in Criminology and Criminal Justice, distance education
    • On a Potts/Baumler motion, the course was approved with Lewis abstaining.

    F. 10-41b Bachelor of Arts Criminology, distance education program delivery revision
    • The program now has more than 50% of its required courses offered online.
    • On a Migyanka/Hyde motion the program delivery revision was approved with Lewis  abstaining.

    G. 10-18b MUHI 222 Music of the British Invasion, new course
    • On a Baumler/Lewis motion the course was approved.

    H. 10-30c VOED 101 Introduction to Career and Technical Education, new course
    • On a Baumler/Lewis motion the course was approved with changes to wording of the attendance policy (which will be revised slightly on every course proposal).

    I. 10-30d VOED 101 Introduction to Career and Technical Education, new course
    • On a Migyanka/Baumler motion the course was approved

    J. 10-30e VOED 103 Strategies for Teaching Career and Technical Education, new course
    • The course description wording should be changed to “Introduces instructional strategies…
    • On a Hyde/Lewis motion the course was approved.

    K. 10-30f VOED 201 Making Accommodations for Students with Special Needs in the Career and Technical Classroom
    • On a Baumler/Deckert motion the course was provisionally approved depending on checking on the number of hours (15) designated for special needs in the Special Note.

    L. 10-30g VOED 202 Industry Linkages for Career and Technical Programs, new course
    • On a Hyde/Potts motion the course was approved.

    M. 10-30h VOED 203 Incorporating Reading and Communication Strategies in the Career and Technical Classroom, new course
    • On a Baumler/McCombie motion the course was approved.

    N. 10-30i VOED 301 Integrating Math and Science in Career and Technical Education, new course
    • Course description should have “Pennsylvania” in front of Department of Education.
    • On a Baumler/McCombie motion the course was approved.

    O. 10-30j VOED 302 Career Education in the Career and Technical Classroom, new course
    • On a Baumler/Turner motion the course was approved.

    P. 10-30k VOED 403 Assessment and Evaluation in Career and Technical Education, new course
    • On a Baumler/Hyde motion the course was approved.

    Q. 10-30l VOED 404 Research in Career and Technical Education, new course
    • Change the course description to “Introduces research…”
    • On a Hyde/Baumler motion the course was approved.

    R. 10-30m VOED 405 Professional Seminar in Career and Technical Education, new course
    • On a Baumler/Deckert motion the course was approved.

    S. 10-30a Certificate-Vocational-Technical Education, program revision
    • On a Baumler/Lewis motion the program revision was approved.

    T. 10-30b Bachelor of Science in Education – Vocational-Technical Education, program revision
    •   On a Baumler/Lewis motion the program revision was approved.