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Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Minutes

April 9, 2008 

 

Called to Order:          2:02 pm

Adjourned:                  2:20 pm

Members present:     Peter Racheotes Chair;

                                    Elaine Beason, Joan Brumm, Karen Kincaid and Mohammed Haque

Ex-Officio

Members present:     Rosanne Stripling, Pat Black and Kristi Johnson

Absent:                       Tom Gandy

Ex-Officio Absent:    Anson Godfrey and Carla Snyder

Guests:  Glenda Ballard

1.         Agenda

2.         Meeting called to order at 2:02 PM by Dr. Racheotes. 

3.         Dr. Beason moved, seconded by Dr. Haque to approve minutes from previous meeting March 12, 2008.  Motion passed

4.         Dr. Haque moved, seconded by Dr. Brumm to approve Course Inventory Add/Reinstate:  SPAN 497 Special Topics:  Academic Span for Biling Teachers (Rincon).  Motion was made to add this special topics title to the course inventory.  Discussion ensued that the following changes were necessary:  1) On the cover page, the Course Title “Special Topics: Academic Span for Biling Teachers” needs to be spelled out.  2) On the cover page, under Course Description, the paragraph beginning with “The class will be offered at NTCC….” needs to be taken out.  3) Also on the cover page, under Justification, the paragraph beginning with “Region 8 ESC….” needs to be taken out.  4) On the course syllabus, under Course Description, the paragraph beginning with “The class will be offered at NTCC..” needs to be taken out.  5) On the course syllabus, under Justification, the paragraph beginning with “Region 8 ESC….” needs to be taken out.   5) On the course syllabus, the committee asked for clarification on the day and time of course delivery, why some of the course syllabus was typed in Spanish and English and several grammatical errors.  Dr. Haque moved to table this item, seconded by Dr. Beason.  Syllabus and cover page will be corrected and re-submitted for email approval before the next meeting. Motion to Table passed

5.         Old Business:  None

6.         Other Business:  None

7.         Meeting adjournment at 2:20 pm.

8.         Next meeting:  May 14, 2008, Room 229N

Respectfully Submitted,

Kelly Bennett        
Recording Secretary