INSTRUCTIONAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

April 21, 2006

Woksape Tipi Library -1:00 pm

 

1.         Chair Brett Bump called the meeting to order.  Marty Frogg, Archivist, gave the opening            prayer.

            Attendance Sheet:                     Brett Bump, Chair

            MMay – recorder                     Holly Boomer               Brenda McGlynn

            Kari Baker                               Sharon Cordova           Thedna Zimiga

            Georgia Rooks             Carol Whalen               Jamie Lee

            James Dudek                            Tim Reddy                   Kim He Crow

            Jean Reeves                             Ralph Shultz                 Ed Haug

            Julie Johnson                            James Taulman Marty Frogg                             Anthony Fresquez                     Gary Jones                   Gerry Giraud

            Kateri Montileaux

 

2.         Chair called for approval of the agenda:

 

            MOTION to approve agenda.

            Holly Boomer moved.

Jean Reeves seconded.

                        There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

3.         Members were provided minutes of the last meeting.

 

            MOTION to approve minutes of the last meeting.

            Carol Whalen moved.

Kim He Crow seconded.

                        Note – need to change some names that are misspelled.

                        There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

 

4.            OLD BUSINESS – None

5.            NEW BUSINESS       

 

Curriculum - EARLY CHILDHOOD

 

Carol Whalen, Early Childhood Department Chair, presented handouts and additional information requesting support and approval for a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood.

 

MOTION to accept for first reading.

Holly Boomer moved.

Georgia Rooks seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

There was discussion. The committee advised Carol to provide syllabi for six additional courses, and fix typo’s noted on syllabus available.  Carol addressed the extensive questioning in relation to staff number, funding, cohort model, start date, stated additional syllabi would be provided, status sheets and program sheets.

 

MOTION to accept package design for a 4-year degree in Early Childhood with changes indicated on syllabi for approval and presentation at the next Piya Wiconi Okolakiciyapi meeting.

Ursula Gaertner moved.

Holly Boomer seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

Carol Whalen presented the course descriptions for the existing 300 level courses, forms for recognition of the CDA requirements, and the status sheets for the AA degree that tracks into the BA program. She requested approval.

MOTION to accept the documents and present at the next Piya Wiconi Okolakiciyapi meeting.

Brenda McGlynn moved.

Georgia Rooks seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

REQUEST SUB-COMMITTEE REPORTS

           

Faculty Development Committee-

Holly Boomer stated there would be a Faculty Development Committee retreat on April 28, 2006.  The new grant had been funded and the retreat was scheduled to discuss the objectives of the grant.

 

Placement Testing-

Discussion suggested placement testing as a sub-committee was no longer viable.

 

Assessment-

N/A

 

Curriculum- Presented earlier in the meeting by Carol Whalen.

 

Attendance re-visited: Some issues center on On-line usage including the online form and Jenzebar.  There was a question addressed about a policy for attendance.  There was committee consensus to continue further discussion at the next meeting.

 

            M-Grade Policy:  Noted the ‘M’ grade continues to show up in some classes and remains        in the catalog.

 

MOTION to remove “M” grade from catalog and present at the next Piya Wiconi Okolakiciyapi meeting.

Brenda McGlynn moved.

Georgia Rooks seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

            Organization Chart Update:  It was noted the organizational chart does not reflect new           departments. Changes will include adding IT, ECH, EBUTTE and Policy maintenance.

 

MOTION to update the organizational chart and policy handbook to reflect new departments and changes in IT, ECH, EBUTTE.

Holly Boomer moved.

Brenda McGlynn seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

There was discussion about no policy reflecting the method of updating the on-line copy of the policy manual. There was also the question of what is the policy for updating the policy manual?

 

MOTION to refer policy updating procedure to Institutional Development Committee (IDC)  to update policy on the on-line policy manual.

Jim Dudek moved.

Kateri Montileaux seconded.

 

There was extensive discussion with committee members concerned that IDC had a subcommittee for policy and procedure.

 

MOTION WITHDRAWN by Jim Dudek with Kateri Montileaux concurring.

 

Curriculum - HUMANITIES – 2ND READING

 

Paul Robertson presented handouts and information requesting approval for the new BA in Liberal Arts.

 

MOTION to accept package as presented for the Liberal Arts BA degree.

Ursula Gaertner moved.

Jamie Lee seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

There was a question and need for clarification on the status of the AA in general studies and the AA in Liberal Arts.

 

MOTION that the new AA in Liberal Arts will replace the AA in General Studies.

Anthony J. Fresquez moved.

Holly Boomer seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

 

Announcement by Chair Brett Bump that only 30 days left on the Black Board software.  Those individuals who need assistance in removing materials must contact Brett ASAP.

 

May 12, 2006 – Training on Moodle, location to be announced.

 

May 12, 2006 – Holistic Scoring will be May 12 at the Pine Ridge College Center beginning at                           10:00 am.

 

MOTION to adjourn.

Holly Boomer moved.

Kari Baker seconded.

            There was unanimous approval by show of hands.

 

 

2:15 pm adjourn