GenEd Life Sciences Panel Meeting Summary for November 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 Life Sciences Panel Meeting
ISU Alumni Center, Kasten Conference Room, Normal, IL Thursday, November 07, 2013
Members present: : Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Jonathon Cohen(Kankakee Community College), Laurie Cubit(McHenry County College), Marc Dal Ponte(Lake Land College), Lynnette Danzl-Tauer(Rock Valley College), Tracey Dosch(Waubonsee Community College), Terese Dudek(Kishwaukee College), Krista Jackson(iTransfer System), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System), Heidi Leuszler(Parkland College), Clark Niepert(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), James O'Leary(South Suburban College), Richard Pearce(Heartland Community College), Samuel Wheeler(Illinois Community College Board)
Members present virtually:

No members

Members Absent: Michel Bellini(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dan Cullen(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Brian Durham(Illinois Community College Board), Adam Julian(iTransfer System), Carey Krajewski(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Stephanie Loveless(Danville Area Community College), Kelly McConnaughay(Bradley University), Susan Rohde(Triton College), Sedonia Sipes(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Amanda Winters(Illinois Board of Higher Education)

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

 

 

38 courses

 

L1904

 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

PHSL 201: Human Physiology

Final Decision : Returned

 

 

L1904L

 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

PHSL 208: Lab Experiences in Phsl

Final Decision : Returned

 

 

L1905L

 

Lincoln College

BIO 106: Environmental Biology

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1904L

 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

BIOL 240A: Human Anatomy and Physiology

Final Decision : Returned

 

 

L1904

 

Harper College

DIT 101: Fundamentals of Nutrition

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

 

 

 

L1905

 

Lewis University

02-106: Introduction to Environmental Science

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1905L

 

Oakton Community College

BIO 106: Intro to Environmental Science

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1904L

 

Olive-Harvey College (CCC)

BIOLOGY 115: Human Biology

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1904

 

Governors State University

BIOL 1100 : Human Biology

Final Decision : Marked Conditionally Approved

 

 

L1905

 

Governors State University

BIOL 1200: Environmental Biology

Final Decision : Marked Conditionally Approved

 

 

L1904L

 

Wilbur Wright College (CCC)

BIOLOGY 115: Human Biology

Final Decision : Marked Conditionally Approved

 

 

 

 

 

L1905L

 

Lake Land College

BIO 130: Environmental Science

Final Decision : Marked Conditionally Approved

 

 

L1905

 

Rock Valley College

BIO 106: Environmental Science

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1905L

 

Wilbur Wright College (CCC)

BIOLOGY 119: Environmental Biology (with lab)

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1900L

 

Triton College

BIS 100: General Biology

Final Decision : Marked Conditionally Approved

 

 

L1904

 

Triton College

HTH 120: Principles of Nutrition

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1905

 

Danville Area Community College

BIOL 105: Intro. to Environment

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

 

 

 

 

L1904L

 

John A. Logan College

BIO 105: Human Anatomy and Physiology

Final Decision: Pending

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 132: Human Biology

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1905L

 

Southwestern Illinois College

BIOL 108: General Ecology

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1901L

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 134: General Botany

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1906

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 162: Human Inheritance

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1904

 

Lewis & Clark Community College

BIOL 161: Biology of Nutrition

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

Rock Valley College

BIO 100: Introduction to Human Biology

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

 

 

L1904L

 

Heartland Community College

BIOL 121: Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

 

Heartland Community College

BIOL 181: Anatomy & Physiology I

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1902L

 

Elgin Community College

BIO 112: Principles of Zoology

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1905

 

John A. Logan College

GEO 215: Survival of Humans: Environmental Studies

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1903

 

Prairie State College

BIOL 107: Microbes and Society

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1901L

 

Heartland Community College

BIOL 131: Plants and Society

Final Decision : Marked Conditionally Approved

 

 

L1904L

 

Governors State University

BIOL 1101: Human Biology Laboratory

Final Decision: Pending

 

Governors State University

BIOL 1101: Human Biology Laboratory

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1905L

 

Governors State University

BIOL 1201: Environmental Biology Laboratory

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1904L

 

Olive-Harvey College (CCC)

Biology 115: Human Biology

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

Olive-Harvey College (CCC)

Biology 115: Human Biology

Final Decision: Pending

 

 

L1904

 

Kishwaukee College

BIO 109: Human Biology

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1900

 

Kishwaukee College

BIO 201: Cellular Biology

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

L1901L

Elgin Community College

BIO 150: General Botany

Final Decision: Pending

 

  1. Review Conditionally Approved Courses submitted and try to make decisions on them
    1. Will be handled via email

 

  1.  Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process
    1. Heidi will create and submit a generic sample syllabus that tells institutions exactly what is needed for a good submission
    2. No extra forms.  Just a complete syllabus

 

 

  1. Appreciation/Thank You to Departing Members
    1. N/A

 

  1. Undecided courses will be voted on during a Conference Call on Friday, December 6, 2013,    9am.
  2. Next meetings will be held Friday, April 11, 2014 and Friday November 14, 2014 at ISU Alumni Center or Heartland Community College.


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