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FSCC minutes of September 24, 2014

Below, please find the September, 2014 minutes of the FSCC.

Minutes of the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Room – GHH 101

Committee members present:

Anthony Hollingsworth (Chair), Chris Menton, Joan Romano, Registrar (ex officio), Mark Sawoski, Charles Thomas, Yajni Warnapala,

The meeting was called to order at 2:05 p.m.

Item 1: Announcements made by chair and registrar regarding the implementation of the new curriculum generator application, Curricunet.

Currently, the end-user interface is complete. The registrar is waiting for IT to work with the designers of Curricunet to populate the database with current course and program records. Anticipated implementation is first or second week (early) of October. Training sessions for faculty will be announced in October.

Item 2: New proposals from the SED

Identifying Information Description of proposal Motion (maker, second) Vote outcome
EDU397 Change in name course and description Approve the proposed name change and change in course description for EDU397

(Hollingsworth, Menton)

5-0-0, no discussion
EDU396 and EDU384 Change in name course and description Approve the proposed name change and change in course description for both EDU396 and EDU 384 (Hollingsworth, Menton) 5-0-0, no discussion
Major Change: ADD 9 credits to Secondary Social Sciences Add credits to program Based on the registrar’s recommendation, we ask that EDU send catalog copy for proposal to the registrar, which is currently missing currently.

(Hollingsworth, Menton)

5-0-0, EDU should contact the registrar with questions.

Item 3: Committee held online meeting with Curricunet developer, Steve Thyberg (ST). Committee shown how developers incorporated faculty comments (during summer meetings) into the final iteration of the application. ST also demonstrated the procedures for creating several different types of proposals in Curricunet. Lastly, developer confirmed implementation dates and training timelines.

Next Meeting
Scheduled for Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 2:00pm-3:30pm – GHH 300
Meeting was adjourned at 3:30 p.m.

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