Major Physics Panel Meeting Summary for December 2015


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Springfield, IL 62701-1418
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Meeting Summary for Major Physics Panel Meeting
ISU's Alumni Center, Kasten Conference Room, Normal, IL Friday, December 4, 2015
Members present: : Ashley Becker(Illinois Community College Board), Thomas Carter(College of DuPage), Brian Durham(Illinois Community College Board), Michael Fortner(Northern Illinois University), Tom Foster(Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System ), Rob Mason(Olney Central College (IECC)), Kelly Page(Harper College), Richard Ross(Rock Valley College), Carmen Shepard(Southwestern Illinois College), Carol Thompson(Northern Illinois University)
Members present virtually:

No members

Members Absent: Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Douglas Brandt(Eastern Illinois University), John Carzoli(Oakton Community College), Susan Czerwinski(Lewis & Clark Community College), Krista Jackson(iTransfer System ), James Rabchuk(Western Illinois University), Christopher Reese(Lewis & Clark Community College), Kevin Riley(Governors State University), Mel Sabella(Chicago State University), Mohammed Salami(Prairie State College), Mats Selen(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Minutes

1. Introductions & Technology, Welcome New Members

2. Training, Orientation & iTransfer.org Updates- Spoke about the new AP Bill and how it relates to the IAI panels.  Members will start reviewing any AP scores that could fall into their major in the Spring of 2016.

3. Course Review

Dec 21 2015

PHYS 201: General Physics

Black Hawk College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHYS 202: General Physics

Black Hawk College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHY 111: Engineering Physics

Elgin Community College

Need More Information

The panel is concerned that eight labs is too few.  Also, the panel is uncertain if the problem solving sessions qualify as a lab.  Please provide three sample problem solving activities and explain how they are labs.

Dec 21 2015

PHY 2114: Modern Physics

Frontier Community College (IECC)

Conditional Approval

Resubmit with documents updated to reflect the weekly schedule to match with the topical

outline(s).

Dec 21 2015

Phys-202: University Physics II

Kaskaskia College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHY 2114: Modern Physics

Lincoln Trail College (IECC)

Conditional Approval

Resubmit with documents updated to reflect the weekly schedule to match with the topical

outline(s).

Dec 21 2015

PHY 291: Principles of Physics I

McHenry County College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHY 292: Principles of Physics II

McHenry County College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHY 105: Physics I

Morton College

Need More Information

Short descriptions of all lab activity and sample labs need to be provided.  A list of lab titles is insufficient.  Proved a weekly schedule of lecture content.

 

Dec 21 2015

PHY 205: Physics II

Morton College

Need More Information

Short descriptions of all lab activity and sample labs need to be provided.  A list of lab titles is insufficient.  Provide a weekly schedule of lecture content.

Dec 21 2015

PHY 206: Physics III

Morton College

Need More Information

The panel feels that this course should be designated to code for Physics 914.  See below:  http://www.itransfer.org/IAI/faculty/Course/ListCoursesMajor.aspx?section=faculty&subsection=course&topic=desc&desc=PHY914

Provide a weekly schedule of lecture content consistent with the Physics 914 descriptor.

Dec 21 2015

PHY 2114: Modern Physics

Olney Central College (IECC)

Conditional Approval

Resubmit with documents updated to reflect the weekly schedule to match with the topical

outline(s).

Dec 21 2015

PHY 141: Mechanics

Parkland College

Conditional Approval

Need to provide 3 sample labs for review by the Physics Panel Chair in the iManage system, to get confirmation that they are consistent with the information provided in the syllabus.

Dec 21 2015

PHY 142: Electricity and Magnetism

Parkland College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHY 143: Modern Physics

Parkland College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHYSI 230: University Physics III

Prairie State College

Added

Dec 21 2015

PHY 2114: Modern Physics

Wabash Valley College (IECC)

Conditional Approval

Resubmit with documents updated to reflect the weekly schedule to match with the topical

outline(s).

4. Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process - Review materials 

5. Items from Panel Members- Members were attending annual AG conference.

6. Dates for Next Meetings –  TBD based on State Budget



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