GenEd Life Sciences Panel Meeting Summary for October 2016


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
 
Meeting Summary for GenEd Life Sciences Panel Meeting
Illinois State University's Alumni Center, Normal, IL, Rm 119 Friday, October 28, 2016
Members present: : Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Ashley Becker(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), Kristen Larson(Kankakee Community College), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System ), Melissa Michael(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Alan Nowicki(Highland Community College), Rob Smith(McHenry County College)
Members present virtually: Gary Bulla(Eastern Illinois University), Kelly McConnaughay(Bradley University), Ian Nicolaides(Shawnee Community College)
Members Absent: Deb Bielser(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Wendy Brown(Danville Area Community College), Susan Czerwinski(Lewis & Clark Community College), Marc Dal Ponte(Lake Land College), Nixie Hnetkovsky(Illinois Eastern Community Colleges), Cesar Jimenez(Morton College), Carey Krajewski(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Keith Krapf(John A. Logan College), Sedonia Sipes(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Richard Stillwell(iTransfer System ), Dustin Tarter(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Minutes

1. Introductions & Technology, Welcome New Members

2. Training, Orientation & iTransfer.org Updates

            a.  Kelly notes that not all panel members are “calibrated” re societal impact in courses.

                        Panel made a decision – at least 25% of content and activities must be societal

                        In nature.

 

3. Course Review
 

New Courses - 11 course(s)

Resubmitted New Courses - 0 course(s)

Ongoing Review Courses - 7 course(s)

Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 15 course(s)

 

 

 

 

New Courses - 11 course(s)

Oakton Community College

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

L1900

Returned

 

Triton College

BIS 113 - Introduction to General Biology

L1900

Accepted

 

Harper College

BIO 101 - Biology Survey

L1900

Needs More Information

 

Olive-Harvey College (CCC)

Botany 201 - GENERAL BOTANY

L1901L

Returned

 

Black Hawk College

BIOL 135 - Evolution of Microbes and Humans

L1903

Accepted

 

Benedictine University

BIOL 180 - Ecology of a Changing Planet

L1905

Conditionally Approved

 

John A. Logan College

GEO 215 - Environomental Biology

L1905

Accepted

 

Benedictine University

BIOL 120 - Genetics for Everyday Life

L1906

Conditionally Approved

 

Benedictine University

BIOL 140 - Origins of Humanity

L1907

Returned

 

Loyola University Chicago

ACISC 101 - Scientific Basis of Environmental Issues

LP900

Accepted

 

Loyola University Chicago

ACISC 102/102L - Environmental Processes, Challenges and Methods

LP901L

Accepted

 

Ongoing Review Courses - 7 course(s)

Black Hawk College

BIOL 108 - Principles of Biology I

L1900

Accepted

 

Rock Valley College

BIO 103 - Introduction to Life Science

L1900

Conditionally Approved

 

John Wood Community College

BIO 101 - General Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

 

College of DuPage

BIOLO 1100 - Survey of Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

Olive-Harvey College (CCC)

BIOLOGY 114 - General Education Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Harold Washington College (CCC)

BIOLOGY 114 - General Education Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

Truman College (Harry S) (CCC)

BIOLOGY 114 - General Education Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 15 course(s)

Morton College

BIO 102 - Introduction to Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Eastern Illinois University

BIO 1001G - Bio Prin/Issues

L1900L

Conditionally Approved

 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

PLB 115 - General Biology

L1900L

Needs More Information

 

Rock Valley College

BIO 104 - Introductory Life Science Lab

L1900L

Accepted

 

Western Illinois University

BIOL 100 - Biological Concepts

L1900L

Accepted

 

Illinois Valley Community College

BIO 1001 - General Biology I

L1900L

Accepted

 

Heartland Community College

BIOL 114 - Contemporary Biology

L1900L

Accepted

 

Southeastern Illinois College

AG 121 - Introductory Animal Science

L190

Returned

 

Joliet Junior College

BIO 106 - Animals and Society

L1902L

Accepted

Northern Illinois University

BIOS 106 - Environmental Biology

L1905

Accepted

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 145 - Natural Resources & Environmental Sci

L1905

Accepted

 

Morton College

BIO 140 - Introduction to Marine Ecology

L1905

Returned

 

Carl Sandburg College

BIO 120 - Environmental Science

L1905

Returned

 

Harper College

BIO 150 - Field Biology

L1905L

Returned

 

Parkland College

BIO 104 - Environmental Biology

L1905L

Accepted

 

4. Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process - Review materials 

  1. Edits will be sent back out to panel by co-chairs.

  2. What is enough scientific inquiry?  Panel will look at this again next season.

 

5. Items from Panel Members

  1. Textbooks – movement towards open-source as long as it is clearly identified on the syllabus.  Panel needs to ensure that outline items match IAI descriptor not which text they use.  Also if online readings or resource materials are used, a complete working currently active url or embedded hyperlink are acceptable and must be provided, or a complete biographic citation.

 

6. Dates for Next Meeting – Friday, April 28, 2017 and Friday November 3, 2017



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