GenEd Life Sciences Panel Meeting Summary for April 2017


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
Emily.Buhnerkempe@Illinois.gov
 
Meeting Summary for GenEd Life Sciences Panel Meeting
Illinois State University's Alumni Center, Normal, IL, Rm 119 Friday, April 28, 2017
Members present: : Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Ashley Becker(Illinois Community College Board), Emily Buhnerkempe(Illinois Community College Board), Jonathon Cohen(Kankakee Community College), Lauren Denofrio-Corrales(Heartland Community College), Tracey Dosch(Waubonsee Community College), Krista Jackson(iTransfer System ), Bryan Krall(Parkland College), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System ), Kelly McConnaughay(Bradley University), Alan Nowicki(Highland Community College), Rob Smith(McHenry County College)
Members present virtually: Gary Bulla(Eastern Illinois University), Susan Czerwinski(Lewis & Clark Community College), Melissa Michael(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dustin Tarter(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Members Absent: Deb Bielser(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Carey Krajewski(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Kristen Larson(Kankakee Community College), Ian Nicolaides(Shawnee Community College), Sedonia Sipes(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Richard Stillwell(iTransfer System )

Minutes

Attendance REVISED!

1. Introductions & Technology, Welcome New Members

2. Training, Orientation & iTransfer.org Updates

3. Course Review

New Courses -6 course(s)
Resubmitted New Courses - 4 course(s)
Ongoing Review Courses - 29 course(s)
Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 9 course(s)

New Courses - 6 course(s)

Black Hawk College

BIOL 100 - Introduction to Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

 

Harper College

BIO 110 - Introduction to Biology and Society

L1900L

Accepted

 

Heartland Community College

BIOL 145 - Conservation Ecology

L1905L

Conditionally Approved

 

Kennedy-King College (CCC)

Biology 114 - General Education Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Oakton Community College

BIO 110 - Sex and Gender Basis of Life, Wellness and Diseas

L1904

Returned

 

Shawnee Community College

BIO-111 - Introduction to Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

Resubmitted New Courses - 4 course(s)

Harper College

BIO 101 - Biology Survey

L1900

Needs More Information

 

Harper College

BIO 120 - General Botany

L1901L

Returned

 

Harper College

BIO 140 - General Zoology

L1902L

Returned

 

Oakton Community College

BIO 110 - Sex and Gender Basis of Life, Wellness and Disease

L1900

Returned

 

Ongoing Review Courses - 29 course(s)

Carl Sandburg College

BIO 101 - General Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

College of Lake County

BIO 123 - Principles of Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

College of Lake County

BIO 141 - Concepts in Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Danville Area Community College

BIOL 100 - Life Science I

L1900L

Conditionally Approved

 

Danville Area Community College

BIOL 102 - Principles of Biology

L1900L

Returned

 

Eastern Illinois University

BIO 1091G - Bio Prin/Issues, Honors

L1900L

Accepted

 

Elgin Community College

BIO 110 - Principles of Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Elgin Community College

BIO 108 - Biology for Contemporary

L1900L

Accepted

 

Illinois State University

BSC 101 - Fundamental Concepts in Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

Joliet Junior College

BIO 104 - Biological Diversity

L1900L

Conditionally Approved

 

Lake Land College

BIO 100 - Biological Science I

L1900L

Accepted

 

Lewis University

02-110 - General Biology I

L1900

Returned

 

Lewis University

02-111 - General Biology Lab I

L1900L

Returned

 

Lincoln Christian University

SC 155 - Biology and Society

L1900

Returned

 

Lincoln Land Community College

BIO 101 - General Biology

L1900L

Conditionally Approved

 

Morton College

BIO 100 - Introducing Biology

L1900

Needs More Information

 

Northeastern Illinois University

BIOL 100 - Intr to Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

Northern Illinois University

BIOS 103 - General Biology

L1900

Needs More Information

 

 

Northern Illinois University

BIOS 105 - General Biology Laboratory

L1900L

Conditionally Approved

 

Oakton Community College

BIO 101 - Introduction to Life Science

L1900L

Accepted

 

Prairie State College

BIOL 100 - General Education Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Sauk Valley Community College

BIO 104 - Introductory Biology

L1900

Accepted

 

Sauk Valley Community College

BIO 103 - Introductory Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

South Suburban College

BIO 101 - Concepts of Biology

L1900

Needs More Information

 

South Suburban College

BIO 102 - Introductory Biol

L1900L

Accepted

 

Southeastern Illinois College

BIOL121 - Introductory Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

ZOOL 115 - General Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Southwestern Illinois College

BIOL 100 - General Biology: Ecology, Evolution and Genetics

L1900L

Accepted

 

Waubonsee Community College

BIO 100 - Introduction to Biology

L1900

Accepted

 

Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 9 course(s)

College of DuPage

BIOLO 1100 - Survey of Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Daley College (Richard J.) (CCC)

BIOLOGY 114 - General Education Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Harold Washington College (CCC)

BIOLOGY 114 - General Education Biology

L190

Accepted

 

Harper College

BIO 150 - Field Biology

L1905L

Returned

 

Illinois Central College

BIOL 111 - Concepts in Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

John Wood Community College

BIO 101 - General Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Rend Lake College

ZOO 1101 - General Zoology

L1902L

Returned

 

Rend Lake College

MICR 1111 - Microbiology

L1903L

Accepted

 

Truman College (Harry S) (CCC)

BIOLOGY 114 - General Education Biology

L1900L

Accepted

4. Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process - Review materials 

Discussion re Lab/Lecture 3-5 hours in descriptor.  Is 3 enough to cover necessary topics in lab?

5. Items from Panel Members

Topics like above in 4 can’t be adequately discussed in Panel meetings. 

Set up call between co-chairs of this panel and Physical Sciences panel?

Are our rules within mission standards?

Kelly will start drafting some thoughts – conversation will continue re Scientific Inquiry question

Proposed Language Amendments – Krista will email document with outcomes.

6. Dates for Next Meeting – Friday, November 3, 2017 ISU Alumni Center, Room 119



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