Major Media and Communication Arts Panel Agenda


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Agenda for Major Media and Communication Arts Panel Meeting
Illinois State University's Alumni Center, Normal, IL, Rm 119 Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Attendees: Malinda Aiello (Illinois Board of Higher Education) ,Ashley Becker (Illinois Community College Board) ,Emily Buhnerkempe (Illinois Community College Board) ,David Gunkel (Northern Illinois University) ,Gary Hale (Illinois Central College) ,Peggy Heinrich (Elgin Community College) ,Steven Hunt (Illinois State University) ,Krista Jackson (iTransfer System ) ,Peter Jorgensen (Western Illinois University) ,Jerry LaBuy (Rock Valley College) ,Janice Leuchtenberg (iTransfer System ) ,Chris List (Chicago State University) ,Jay Martinson (Olivet Nazarene University) ,Seth McClellan (Triton College) ,Timothy McKenzie (Lincoln Land Community College) ,Michael Murray (Western Illinois University) ,Holly Norton (Spoon River College) ,Adam Porter (Parkland College) ,Greg Powers (Lake Land College) ,Sally Renaud (Eastern Illinois University) ,Terre Rosner (University of St. Francis) ,Jarmese Sherrod (Richland Community College) ,Richard Stillwell (iTransfer System ) ,Ian Storey (Carl Sandburg College) ,Molly Turner (Harold Washington College (CCC)) ,Enid Wells (Kennedy-King College (CCC)) ,Ali Zohoori (Bradley University)


1. Introductions & Technology, Welcome New Members

Jerry LaBuy – Rock Valley College

Peggy Heinrich – Elgin Community College (CAO)

Enid Wells – Kennedy-King College

Jarmese Sherrod – Richland Community College

Timothy McKenzie – Lincoln Land Community College

Greg Powers – Lake Land Community College

Adam Porter – Parkland College

Ian Storey – Carl Sandburg College


2. Training, Orientation & Updates

3. Course Review

New Courses - 10 course(s)

Resubmitted New Courses - 1 course(s)

Ongoing Review Courses - 6 course(s)

Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 1 course(s)


New Courses - 10 course(s)

Heartland Community College

COMM 120 - Interpersonal Communication


Elgin Community College

CMS 203 - Group Communication


Prairie State College

COMM 103 - Group Discussion


College of DuPage

SPEEC 1120 - Small Group Communication


Oakton Community College

SPE 209 - Persuasive Speaking


Spoon River College

COM260 - Argumentation


Lincoln Land Community College

JRN 222 - Introduction to Mass Communications


Kennedy-King College (CCC)

Business 236 - Advertising


Harold Washington College (CCC)

English 151 - News Reporting



Heartland Community College

COMM 135 - Convergent Media Writing





Resubmitted New Courses - 1 course(s)

Black Hawk College

SPEC 111 - Business and Professional Communication




Ongoing Review Courses - 6 course(s)

Lincoln Land Community College

JRN 210 - Principles of News Editing


Illinois State University

COM 241 - Basic Photography


Kaskaskia College

JRNL 104 - Photojournalism


Illinois State University

COM 161 - Media Writing and Presentation


Oakton Community College

ART 259 - Web Graphics, Animation, and Multimedia


Oakton Community College

ART 260 - 3D Animation and Multimedia




Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 1 course(s)

Lewis & Clark Community College

MCOM 135 - News Editing




4. Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process - Review materials 


5. Items from Panel Members


6. Dates for Next Meetings

The IAI Media and Communication Arts major panel will meet on Thursday, October 5th, at 11:30 am at ISU's Alumni Center, Rm 119, in Normal, IL. Lunch will be provided for in-person participating members. An agenda will be provided closer to the meeting. For more information regarding agenda/meeting items, contact the panel manager, Malinda Aiello, at, or 217-557-7355. For questions about the venue, contact Janice Leuchtenberg at ph #309-438-7114.

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