GenEd Communication Panel Meeting Summary for October 2013


ILLINOIS ARTICULATION INITIATIVE


To Facilitate Interinstitutional Transfer
Illinois Board of Higher Education
431, East Adams, Second Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-1418
tel: 217/557-7355
fax: 217/782-8548
aiello@ibhe.org
Illinois Community College Board
401, East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
tel: 217/524-5503
fax: 217/785-0090
samuel.wheeler@illinois.gov
 
Minutes for GenEd Communication Panel Meeting
Heartland Community College, Community College Building, Room 2012, Normal IL Friday, October 04, 2013
Members present: : Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Joanna Christopher(John A. Logan College), Lori Cinotte(Illinois Valley Community College), Randy Greenwell(Spoon River College), Ronald Howell(Illinois Central College), Thedford Jackson(Highland Community College), Krista Jackson(iTransfer System), Michelle Johnson(Black Hawk College), Jean-Marie Kauth(Benedictine University), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System), Suzanne Sanders(Wilbur Wright College (CCC)), Ed Schwarz(Prairie State College), Julie Weishar(Parkland College), Samuel Wheeler(Illinois Community College Board)
Members present virtually: Kerri Morris(Governors State University)
Members Absent: Mardia Bishop(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dan Cullen(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Brian Durham(Illinois Community College Board), Kris Harding(Illinois State University), John Hill(Lincoln College), Richard Jones(Eastern Illinois University), Adam Julian(iTransfer System), John Miller(Western Illinois University), Lamata Mitchell(Rock Valley College), Bradley Peters(Northern Illinois University), Cheri Simonds(Illinois State University), Rick Soller(College of Lake County), Concetta Williams(Chicago State University), Amanda Winters(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Jim Yeager(Highland Community College)

Minutes

 

  1.  Introductions and make sure technology is working.

 

  1. Training, Orientation & itransfer.org Updates
    1. After a very busy summer of evaluating IAI, there is room for improvement.  The end result is a new and improved Policies and Procedures Manual.
      1. Unique roles each of us play for effectiveness
      2. 5 yr Review is now Ongoing Review – panel manager will decide which identifier(s) will be reviewed, never more than 50 courses.
      3. Panel Member Turnover
        1. 3 year term – not lifetime bondage
        2. Gratitude for service rendered
        3. Don’t want the service to be burdensome
        4. New people bring fresh perspective
      4. IBHE, ICCB and iTransfer representation at every GECC meeting for standardization
    2. Expectations of Panel Members
      1. Attendance and Participation
      2. Review and vote on courses before meeting
    3. Enhancements to iTransfer.org website in January
      1. Training program for panels (required)
      2. Includes more for Vets/Military students
      3. Visually familiar – more intuitive
      4. Panel Related Docs – dramatic changes – information will be available panel-by-panel
      5. iManage enhancements for simplification

 

  1. Course Review

 

 

10 courses

 

C1901R

 

College of Lake County

ENG 126: Advanced Composition: Sci. & Tech. Comm.

Final Decision : Marked Incomplete

 

 

C1900

 

College of DuPage

ENGLI 1105: Writing for the Workplace

Final Decision : Marked Incomplete

 

 

Governors State University

ENGL 1000: Writing Studies I

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

C1901R

 

Governors State University

ENGL 1010: Writing Studies II

Final Decision : Marked Conditionally Approved

 

 

C2900

 

Governors State University

COMS 1160: Public Discourse

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

 

 

 

C1901R

 

Highland Community College

ENGL 122: Rhetoric and Composition II

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

C2900

 

Highland Community College

SPCH 191: Fundamentals of Speech

Final Decision : Marked Incomplete

 

 

C1900

 

Highland Community College

ENGL 121: Rhetoric and Composition I

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

Illinois State University

ENG 101: Composition and Critical Inquiry

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

C1901R

 

Illinois State University

ENG 145: Language & Composition II

Final Decision : Accepted

 

  1. Review Conditionally Approved Courses submitted and try to make decisions on them
    1. Krista will handle with Co-Chairs

 

  1.  Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process
    1. Panel members need to decide what they want.  Discussion will be handled via email
      1. Change criteria to reflect technical writing skills requirement?
      2. 3 speeches = 50% of grade?  (#3) should/must match submission form
      3. Representative Syllabus – but define specific additional information needed – outline etc.

 

  1. Items from Members
    1. Julie – a report of changes reported to Steering in 2008 doesn’t match criteria and descriptions.
      1. All to be reviewed – see #5 above
  2. Appreciation/Thank You to Departing Members
    1. Ed Schwarz and Michelle Johnson

 

  1. Next meetings will be held Friday, March 14, 2014 and Friday October 10, 2014 at ISU Alumni Center or Heartland Community College.

 

 

 

 

 

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