2013 General Education Annual Assessment Report-1-1

GE Committee Agendas

 

GE Committee Meetings: 

 

The GE Committee will meet every other Monday starting September 8 , 2014 from 2:30 until 4:00 pm at VL 216.

 

 

 
Agenda Archives Minutes Archives

 

September 8, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of April 24, 2014
  3. The GE Committee's duties and responsibilities.
  4. The GE website project update: Tatiana Nazarenko
  5. The GE Committee's Tasks for the 2014-2015 Academic year.
  6. RS 119 Submission Form; RS Syllabus.
  7. RS 120 Submsission Form; RS Syllabus.
  8. The Understanding Society and Performing and Interpreting the Arts syllabus review in LiveText: Doug Conrad and Tatiana Nazrenko.

 

April 24, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of April 10
  3. COM-199 SUbmission; COM-199 syllabus annotated; COM-199 syllabus; Syllabus APP-199 SS
  4. Oral Communication assessment recommendations
April 10, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of March 27
  3. ENG-060 submission
  4. Oral Communication report and syllabi review data: discussion
  5. Assessment Redesign: John Blondell
March 27, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of February 27
  3. MA-005 Submission; MA-005 Syllabus
  4. MA-008 submission; MA-008 Syllabus
  5. WASC Standard Four:the committee's input
February 27, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of February 20
  3. Assessment Redesign document discussion
  4. Edit of the GE Combined Document
February 20, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of January 30
  3. Edit of the GE Combined Document
  4. General Education Redesign
January 30, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of January 16
  3. Art 180: Performing and Interpreting the Arts Issue
  4. General Education Redesign: John Blondell
January 16, 2014
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of December 5, 2013
  3. General Education Website Update: Tatiana Nazarenko
  4. Oral Communication Update: Tatiana Nazarenko
  5. Art 180:  Performing and Interpreting the Arts Issue: John Blondell
  6. General Education Redesign:Tatiana Nazarenko and John Blondell
December 5, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Approval of Minutes of November 7, 2013
  3. PRC Response to 2012-2013 Report: Savannah Kelley
  4. General Education Outcomes Proposal
  5. Certification Criteria – World History
  6. Update – Art, Liberal Studies, and PIA
November 21, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of November 7, 2013
  3. General Education and the First Year Experience: Angela D’Amour
  4. Reasoning Abstractly Discussion and Decision
  5. Critical Thinking Workshop, Quick Report: Rick Pointer
  6. Oral Communication Assessment: Codes for the forthcoming syllabus review: Tatiana Nazarenko
  7. Art 180: PIA Issues
November 7, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of October 24, 2013
  3. Discussion of the GE program with Mark Sargent. GE SLOs and breadth and depth requirements document.
  4. Reasoning Abstractly GE Certification Criteria: presented by Jim Taylor.
October 24, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of October 17, 2013
  3. Chair’s Updates and Outline
  4. Course Proposals:  Westmont in Istanbul
  5. CS 195:  Speech Intensive
  6. Discussion – GE Core, Depth & Breadth
October 17, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Chair’s Updates and Outline

  3. Minutes of September 26, 2013

  4. Presentation and Discussion – 2013 General Education Assessment Report, Introduced by Tatiana Nazarenko. Discussion:  Closing the Writing Intensive Loop
  5. Proposal:  General Education Website reorganization, Introduced by Wayne Iba
  6. Course Proposals:  Westmont in Istanbul
  7. Course Proposal:  CS 195, Speech Intensive in the Major

September 26, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of September 12, 2013
  3. Chair’s Updates and Outline
  4. Amended GE Committee Major Tasks For 2013-2014 Academic Year
  5. Discussion leading to a Recommendation:  Jim Taylor and the Reasoning Abstractly GE Requirement
  6. Preliminary Discussion:  Closing the Writing Intensive Loop
  7. RS-190 SS Submission Form; RS-190SS Syllabus;
  8. Thinking Together:  GE and Institutional Alignment
  9. Other Business
September 12, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of August 29, 2013
  3. Chair election
  4. Approval of the Major Tasks for the 2013-2014 academic year: the entire committee
  5. RS-190 submission form; RS-190 Syllabus
  6. Revision of the highlighted sections of the GE Combined document (pp.1,2, 9)
August 29, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of the April 23 meeting
  3. Chair election
  4. Plans for the 2013-2014 academic year
  5. Critical Thinking assessment: Jim Taylor
  6. The Results of the 2013 Oral Communication Assessment: John Blondell
  7. RS-190 submission form; RS-190 Syllabus
  8. Other business
April 23, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of April 2, 2013
  3. Art_Com 195 Syllabus; Art_Com 195 Submission Form
  4. Philosophical Reflections on Conflict and Peace- Making Syllabus; Submission Form
  5. Re-evaluating the description (interpretive statement, etc.) of the Reading Imaginative Literature component of the GE: Wayne Iba
  6. Other Business
April 2, 2013,
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of March 26 meeting
  3. What does not work in the current GE: the revised verions to refine, approve and submit to the Senate: the entire committee
  4. Other business
March 26, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of March 5, 2013 meeting
  3. IS-124 Submission Form; IS-124 revised Syllabus
  4. What does not work in the current GE: finalizing the document
March 5, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of February 26, 2013
  3. HIS-181 syllabus. Submission Form. List of primary sources.
  4. IS-121 Submission Form. Syllabus.
  5. What does not work in the current GE?: Discussion and editing: the entire committee
  6. Westmont mission and ILOs/GE SLOs alignment survey results: discussion and strategizing: the entire committee.
  7. Other business

 

February 26, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of February 12, 2013 meeting
  3. HIS-181 Submission Form; Syllabus
  4. IS-124 Submission Form; Syllabus
  5. ENG-133 Submision Form; Attachment; Syllabus
  6. What does not work in the current GE? Discussion and editing: the entire committee
  7. Wesmont mission and ILOs/GE SLOs alignment survey results: discussion and strategizing: the entire commitee.
  8. Other business
February 12, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of January 29, 2013 meeting
  3. Mission and ILOs /GE SLOs alignment survey: the entire committee. You will need your laptop to respond to the online survey
  4. Submission ICSPT/POL 130; Submission Form
  5. Other business
January 29, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of January 15, 2013 meeting
  3. Fullfilment of the PIA requirement by Music majors: discussion
  4. Minor changes in the syllabi of the previously certified GE courses : do we have/ need a policy for this case? ICSPT/POL 130
  5. Other business
January 15, 2013
  1. Prayer
  2. Minutes of November 29, 2012
  3. The GE modification proposal to the Senate
  4. The PRC response to the 2012 annual report
  5. Other business
November 29, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of November 8, 2012
  3. Oral Communication Assessment Update: John Blondell
  4. GE Committee proposals to the Senate: Tatiana Nazarenko
  5. Modifying the GE curriculum conversations with the senators: Gregg Afman, John Blondell, Wayne Iba
  6. Drafting the GE modification proposal to the Senate
November 8, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of October 25, 2012
  3. Procedural changes
  4. IS-121 submission; IS-121 syllabi
  5. IS-003 submission;IS-003 syllabi
  6. Other Westmont in Istanbul documents
  7. GE Dilemma: brainstorming and developing an Action Plan
October 25, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of October 11, 2012
  3. RS-150 Submission form, RS-150 Syllabus
  4. GE Course proposal revised submission form and GE submissions website: to discuss and make recommendations
  5. Proposal to the Academic Senate: to discuss, improve and approve
October 11, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of September 27, 2012
  3. 2012 Annual General Education Assessment Report; Faculty Assignments; Rubric; Assessment Data; Prompt for Students; CSWS Survey Results; Writers' Corner Data; SAT and ACT percentages; WSI courses: read the new sections of the darft (in red) and provide feedback
  4. Off-Campus program courses certification: Mark Sargent
September 27, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of September 13, 2012
  3. 2012 Annual General Education Assessment Report; Faculty Assignments; Rubric; Assessment Data; Prompt for Students; CSWS Survey Results; Writers' Corner Data: read the draft and provide feedback: the entire conmmittee
  4. Briefing on the Association of General and Liberal Studies conference: Tatiana Nazarenko
September 13, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of August 30, 2012
  3. TA 036 submission
  4. POL 40 submission
  5. Delisting EB-009 from PRTV
  6. New Certification Criteria for NT, OT, and CD;
  7. New Certification Criteria and title for PRTV
  8. 2012 Annual General Education Assessment Report; Faculty Assignments; Rubric; Assessment Data; Prompt for Students; CSWS Survey Results; Writers' Corner Data: read the draft and provide feedback: the entire conmmittee. Updates on the 2011-2012 GE Writing Across the Curriculum will be provided at faculty forum on 09.13.2012
August 30, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of April 24, 2012.
  3. Election of the Committee Chair
  4. Review of the Committee duties, responsibilities, and working documents. 2012 Annual GE report to the Academic Senate: read the drfat and provide feedback. The GEC Combined Document
  5. 2012 Annual General Education Assessment Report: read the draft and provide feedback: the entire conmmittee. Updates on the 2011-2012 GE Writing Across the Curriculum Assessment: Tatiana Nazarenko and Sarah Skripsky
  6. Planning for the future
  7. Other business
 
April 24, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of April 10, 2012
  3. GE curriculum at Westmont: Mark Sargent, GEC members, and guests
  4. What will we communicate to the faculty at the Faculty Forum? FYI: Responses to the AGLS questionnaire
  5. Planning for the future
  6. TA-036 submission form and Syllabus
April 10, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of March 27, 2012
  3. Suggestions for the GE 2011-2012 to the Academic Senate. All Committee members
  4. Suggestions for the 2012 GE Annual Assessment Report. All Committee members
  5. Responses to the AGLS questionnaire: data analysis. All Committee members
  6. What questions do we have for the Provost? What are we going to communicate to faculty at the April 26 Faculty Forum? All Committee members
March 27, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of February 28, 2012
  3. AACU: General Education and Assessment : New Contexts, New Cultures. Briefing by Wayne Iba, Maurice Lee and Tatiana Nazarenko
  4. HIS-181 syllabus
February 28, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve February 14, 2012
  3. HIS-181 Submission Form; HIS-181 Syllabus
  4. Other business
February 14, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. IS-125 Syllabus; IS-125 Submission; IS-125 Memo
  3. TA 111 syllabus; TA 111 Submission form
  4. Response to the 2011 GE Annual Assessment Report: discussion and suggestions
  5. Other business
January 31, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve of Minutes of January 17, 2012
  3. TA 111 syllabus; TA 111 Submission form
  4. TA 136 syllabus; TA Submission form
  5. Response to the 2011 GE Annual Assessment Report: discussion and suggestions
  6. WASC Accreditation Redesign: what does it mean for us?
January 17, 2012
  1. Prayer
  2. WASC Accreditation Redesign: Bill Wright's presentation
  3. Read and approve Minutes of November 22, 2011 and December 6, 2011
  4. Response to the 2011 GE Annual Assessment Report: discussion and suggestions
  5. Diversity ILO
December 6, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of November 22, 2011
  3. Common Context Syllabi Revision (Philosophical Reflections and World History); results and discussion
  4. Other business
November 22, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of November 8, 2011
  3. ART-129 Submission Form; ART-129 Syllabus
  4. IS-125 Submission Form; IS-125 Syllabus; Journal Instructions; Course Schedule; Reading Assignments
  5. IS-125 for Understanding Society Credit: Submission Form; Syllabi
  6. Common Context Syllabi Revision: results and discussion
November 8, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of October 25, 2011
  3. TA-140 Submission Form; TA -140 Syllabus
  4. Istanbul Program: Geopolitical Syllabus; Historical Christianity Syllabus; Intro to Middle East Syllabus; Turkish Culture Syllabus; Geopolitical Submission Form; Historical Christianity Submission Form; Intro to Middle East Submission Form; Turkish Culture Submission Form
  5. ART-129 Submission Form; ART-129 Syllabus
  6. English-186-187 Submission Form; English 186-187 Syllabus
  7. Common Context Syllabus Review
  8. Diversity Issue: what is the solution? Diversity courses mapped on the GE Understanding Society and Thinking Globally areas

 

October 25, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of September 27, 2011
  3. Sarah Skripsky, Lead Assessment Specialist: briefing on 2011-2012 institutional assessment
  4. Syllabus review
    Goal: report findings and make data-guided decision
  5. CS-195 Submission Form; CS-195 Syllabus
  6. CS-198 Submission Form
  7. TA-140 Submission Form; TA -140 Syllabus
  8. IS-125 Submission Form; IS-125 Syllabus; Journal Instructions; Course Schedule; Reading Assignments
  9. IS-125 for Understanding Society Credit: Submission Form; Syllabus;
  10. Course Schedule; Journal Instructions; Reading Assignments
  11. The Diversity issue:
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September 27, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Read and approve Minutes of September 13, 2011
  3. TA 186 and TA 187 GE Submission Form; Syllabus
  4. IS 124 GE Submission Form; Syllabus; Reading List; 2007 Course Schedule; List of Works
  5. Update on Diversity List
  6. New version of the RS-related GE outcomes
  7. GE Format and Assessment (cont.)
  8. Rubric for determining degree of learning-centeredness in course syllabi
  9. AACU GE Conference participation
  10. Other business
September 13, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of August 30, 2011.
  3. TA 186 GE Submission Form; Syllabus
  4. 2011-2012 Tasks and Assignments. Academic Senate's task: Diversity requirement: brainstorming.Courses that make Diversity their prevalent focus
    Goal: discuss the specific tasks before us this year and the responsibilities delegated to individual committee members.
  5. Syllabus review: Common Context courses
  6. GE Format and Assessment (cont.)
  7. Other business
August 30, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of April 19, 2011
  3. GE Format and Assessment: trends and best practices
  4. National Trends in GE and Undergraduate Education: Shift from the teaching to the learning paradigm; What Employers Want (AACU findings)
    Goal: read the article before the meeting and use as a guidance for our committee work
  5. Get familiarized with the restructured Educational Effectiveness website
  6. Review of Committee duties and the opportunity to create a GE Faculty Learning Community
    Goal: discuss the role and responsibilities of the committee
  7. 2011-2012 Tasks and Assignments
    Goal: discuss the specific tasks before us this year and the responsibilities delegated to individual committee members.
  8. Other Business

 

April 19, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of March 5, 2011
  3. Syllabus Review and New Certification Criteria for Writing-Intensive courses and New Certification Criteria for Speech-Intensive courses. Revise and approve new Certification Criteria for Writing/Specch-Intensive Courses
  4. Minimum Requirements for Course Syllabi
  5. RIL assessment: the Department of English request
  6. Certification criteria for Performing and Interpreting the Arts, Thinking Globally, Thinking Historically, Physical Education, Research, and Communicating Cross-Culturally.
  7. GEC report to the Academic Senate
  8. Communication with the Academic Senate:All Committee members
  9. Committee work wrap-up
April 5, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of March 22, 2011
  3. Assessment Plan: What should we communicate to the Academic Senate this week? The Entire Committee
March 22, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of March 8, 2011
  3. Syllabus review progress: Entire Committee. New Certification Criteria for Writing-Intensive courses
  4. GE SLOs revised after the 03.11.2011 Academic Senate meeting; Assessment Plan 2011-2017 Version 1; Assessment Plan 2011-2012 Version 2;Assessment Plan 2017-2023
    What should be presented to the faculty at the faculty meeting?: Entire Committee
  5. Institutional level assessment. Institutional Learning Goals.
    What should be presented to the faculty at the faculty meeting?: Entire Committee
March 8, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. WASC Special Visit Report. Bill Wright. Suggestions and comments: Entire Committee.
    1. Macro feedback - Is the report capturing the big-picture of what has been happening at Westmont since 2007 and the trajectory we are now on?"
    2. Micro feedback - Do we have the details right?  Errors?  Other helpful points that we might add?  Recommended deletions?
  3. Review and approve Minutes of February 8, 2011
  4. GE six-year program review report. GE Senior students survey with color codes. Quotes from GE Survey. What should we communicate to the Academic Senate and Department Chairs? Suggestions ad comments: Entire Committee
  5. New Certification Criteria for Writing-Intensive courses. Presenter: Tatiana and Debra. Discussion and approval:All Committee members
  6. Syllabus review progress:All Committee members
February 8, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of January 25, 2011
  3. PHY-127 Submission Form; Syllabus
  4. GE six -year program review report: What should we communicate to the Academic Senate and Department Chairs?All Committee members
  5. The Proposed Assessment Plan Survey Results and Comments. What should we communicate to the Academic Senate and Faculty Council? Entire Committee
  6. Streamlining the GE assessment: Should Productions and Presentations, Research, and Integrating the Major Discipline be part of the GE Curriculum? All Committee members
  7. Approving GE Certification Criteria for Performing and Interpreting the Arts and Thinking Globally areas
  8. Syllabus review norming session
January 25, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of January 11, 2011
  3. Faith and State in Modern Turkey Syllabus; Submission Form
  4. General Education six-year program review report
    Goal: discuss and develop recommendations/suggestions
  5. Approving GE Certification Criteria for Reasoning Abstractly, Performing and Interpreting the Arts, and Thinking Globally areas
  6. Planning syllabus review
January 11, 2011
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of November 30, 2010
  3. IS 123 Submission Form; IS 123 Syllabus; Supplementary documents
  4. JUC-Westmont course Submission Form; JUC-Westmont Syllabus; Supplementary documents
  5. The Middle East in Story and History Submission Form; Syllabus
  6. GE Six-Year Program Review Report
    Goal: decide on the report reviewing procedure. All Committee members
  7. Presenting the new Six-Year Assessment plan at the 01.13.2010 Faculty Forum.
    Information update: Tatiana Nazarenko. Comments and suggestions: Entire Committee
  8. Other Business

November 30, 2010
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve of Minutes of November 16, 2010
  3. BIO 129 Submission Form; Syllabus
  4. Streamline the GE assessment process. Entire GEC
  5. First Semester Accomplishments and Second Semester Tasks: Entire Committee
    Goal: Mid-year self-assessment: What should we do to serve the college community better?
  6. Other Business

November 16, 2010
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve of Minutes of November 2, 2010
  3. Developing SLOs for Research and Life Sciences
    Goal: provide information update. Frank Percival
  4. POL 108 Resubmission
  5. POL 110 Submission Form, Syllabus
  6. Proposed Istanbul GE courses
  7. Streamline the GE assessment process.
  8. Other Business
November 2, 2010
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of October 19, 2010
  3. MU 121 Submisssion Form, Syllabus, Presentation Guide
  4. POL 108 Submission Form, Syllabus
  5. Developing GE area SLOs forThinking Historically
    Goal: provide information update. Greg Spencer
  6. Developing SLOs for Research
    Goal: provide information update. Frank Percival
  7. WASC Retreat: Best practices in GE assessment
    Goal: provide information update.Tatiana Nazarenko
    Rubric for evaluating GE assessment
  8. Streamline the GE assessment process. Entire GEC
  9. Other Business

October 19, 2010
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of October 5, 2010
  3. RS 180 Submission Form, Syllabus
  4. SLOs for Reading Imaginative Literature
    Goal: review and approve. Entire GEC
  5. GE Policies and Procedures
    Goal: review and submit to the ASRC.
  6. GE and Academic Senate
    Goal: Informatiion Update. Tatiana Nazarenko
  7. Streamline the GE assessment process.
  8. Other business


October 5, 2010
  1. Prayer
  2. Review and approve Minutes of September 21, 2010
  3. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning Interpretive Statement
    Goal: review and approve
  4. POL 104 Submission Form, Syllabus
    Goal: review and approve
  5. SLOs for Reading Imaginative Literature
    Goal: discuss and provide feedback
  6. SLOs for Biblical and Theological Canons courses
    Goal: provide information update. Tatiana Nazarenko
  7. Streamline the GE assessment process.
  8. Other business
September 21, 2010
  1. Prayer
  2. Review Minutes of September  7, 2010
  3. Developing GE area SLOs for Understanding Society
    Goal: provide information updates. Greg Spencer
  4. Developing SLOs for Research
    Goal: provide information updates. Frank Percival
  5. Developing GE area SLOs for Reading Imaginative Literature
    Goal: provide information updates. Thomas Jayawardene
  6. SLOs  for Biblical and Theological Canons and  World History in Christian Perspective
    Goal: provide information updates. Tatiana Nazarenko
  7. POL 104 Submission Form, Syllabus, Instructions for Judicial Brief Reviews, Sample Attorney Brief, Simulation - Brief and Opinion Format, Simulation - Cases and Statutes Research Guide, Simulation- Facts and Issue, Simulation Directions
  8. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning Interpretive Statement
    Goal: discuss and approve. Entire GEC
  9. Streamline the GE assessment process. Entire GEC
  10. Other business

 

September 7, 2010
  1. Prayer
  2. Review of Committee duties
    Goal: understand the role and responsibilities of the committee
  3. Specific Tasks and Assignments for 2010-201
    Goal: discuss the specific tasks before us this year and the responsibilities delegated to individual committee members.
  4. MU 121: Submission Form, Syllabus, Presentation Guide
  5. MU 123: Submission Form, Syllabus
  6. Review/edit/approval of existing draft SLOs
  7. Other Business

 

April 22, 2010
  1. Review minutes of April 8
  2. Review of drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Life Science
    2. Understanding Society
  3. Review/edit/approval of existing draft SLOs
  4. Review data from senior GE survey

 

April 8, 2010
  1. Review of drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Life Science
    2. Understanding Society
    3. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning
  2. Review/edit/approval of existing draft SLOs

 

March 25, 2010
  1. Review minutes of March 4
  2. ENG 142 (PP) (Submission form , Syllabus)
  3. ART 015 (PIA) (Submission form, Rationale, Syllabus)
  4. Proposed Senior Survey
  5. Review of drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Life Science
    2. Understanding Society
    3. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning
    4. Modern Language
  6. Review/edit/approval of existing draft SLOs
March 4, 2010
  1. Review minutes of February 4
  2. ENG 142 (PP) (Submission form , Syllabus)
  3. Proposed Senior Survey
  4. Review of drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Integrating the Major Discipline
    2. Life Science
    3. Understanding Society
    4. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning
  5. Review/edit/approval of existing draft SLOs
February 4, 2010
  1. Review minutes ofJanuary 21
  2. COM 138 (TG) (Proposal)
  3. Review Revised GE Mission Statement
  4. Discussion of questions to be addressed in GE Program Review Report
  5. Review of drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Integrating the Major Discipline
    2. Life Science
    3. Understanding Society
    4. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning
  6. Review/approval of existing draft SLOs
January 21, 2010
  1. AN 198 (R) (Submission form, Research Guide)
  2. KNS 040 (US) (Memo, Form & Syllabus)
  3. Review of drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Integrating the Major Discipline
    2. Research/Productions and Presentations
  4. Plan for draft area SLOs.
    1. Life Science
    2. Understanding Society
    3. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning
  5. Review Revised GE Mission Statement
  6. Plan Senior Survey (Past survey)
  7. Review/approval of existing draft SLOs
December 3, 2009
  1. Review minutes of November 12
  2. Set meeting time for spring
  3. GE 2009 Assessment Update
  4. Revised CLA Report
  5. Review/approval of existing draft SLOs
  6. Review of drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Integrating the Major Discipline
    2. Research/Productions and Presentations
November 12, 2009
  1. Review minutes of October 29
  2. RS 125 (WI) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  3. RS 113 (SS) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  4. Review of initial drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Writing
    2. Integrating the Major Discipline
    3. Research/Productions and Presentations
  5. GE 2009 Assessment Update
  6. Review/approval of existing draft SLOs
  7. Revised CLA Report

 

October 29 , 2009
  1. Review minutes of October15
  2. TA 122 (TH) (Submission form , Syllabus, Outcomes, Committee Response, Response)
  3. POL/KNS 141 (US) (Submission form , Syllabus, Revised Syllabus, Sample Presentation)
  4. MU 123 (PIA) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  5. RS 150 (IMD) (Form 1, Syllabus 1, Form 2 , Syllabus 2 )
  6. Review of initial drafts of area SLOs.
    1. Writing
    2. Integrating the Major Discipline
    3. Research/Productions and Presentations
  7. Review/approval of existing draft SLOs
  8. Revised GE Mission Statement
  9. Revised CLA Report
  10. Review of documents from consultant (Alignment of multiple documents, Benchmark approval)
  11. Area reports (Thinking Globally , Reasoning Abstractly , Serving Society )
  12. Discussion of Physical Science cohort responses (Rubric)
  13. Discussion of Life Science cohort responses (Rubric)

 

October 15 , 2009
  1. Review minutes of October 8
  2. TA 122 (TH) (Submission form , Syllabus, Outcomes)
  3. 2010 Asia Mayterm (TG, SS) (Submission form,, Syllabus and Outcomes)
  4. POL/KNS 141 (US) (Submission form , Syllabus)
  5. Review of GE delisting procedure
  6. Review of initial drafts of area SLOs.

 

October 8 , 2009
  1. Review minutes of September 17
  2. RS 125 (WI) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  3. COM 195 (Mayterm) (SS) (Submission form & syllabus, Dunn Memo )
  4. Thailand Art (PIA) (Submission form & Syllabus , CV)
  5. Orvieto (WI) (Memo, Syllabus)
  6. MA 004 (QAR) (Submission form, Memo, Syllabus)
  7. Review of initial drafts of area SLOs.
  8. Review of documents from consultant (Alignment of multiple documents, GE Alignment, Benchmark approval)

 

September 17, 2009
  1. Review minutes of September 3
  2. RS 107 (TG,CC, -WI, -IMD) (Submission form, Syllabus, Memo)
  3. RS 158 (TG) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  4. Glenn Town Memo
September 3, 2009
  1. Review minutes of April 20
  2. Planning for year (2009-2010 Tasks)
  3. CLA report (To faculty,Complete, Local option questions)
  4. Review of documents from consultant (Alignment of multiple documents, GE Alignment, Benchmark approval)
April 20, 2009
  1. Review minutes of March 9
  2. EB 192 (PP) (Follow up memo , Submission form, Syllabus)
  3. REJ APP 192 (SS) (Submission form, Syllabus, Schedule, APP 192 specifications )
  4. RS 107 (TG, -WI, -IMD) (Submission form, Syllabus, Memo)
  5. COM 127 (SS) (Submission form & syllabus )
  6. COM 195 (Mayterm) (SS) (Submission form & syllabus)
  7. CS 050 (PR) (Submission form, Syllabus, Memo)
  8. Pacific Rim-Mandarin (FL) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  9. Pacific Rim-Hist,Cult & Phil (TG, CC) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  10. RS 158 (TG) (Submission form, Syllabus)
March 30, 2009 (Meeting Cancelled, but review cohort responses)
  1. Review minutes of March 9
  2. Discussion of World History in Christian Perspective cohort responses (Rubric)
  3. Initial consideration of Reading Imaginative Literature cohort responses (Rubric)

 

March 9 , 2009
  1. Review minutes of February 23
  2. MA 005 Revisited (not RA) (Memo, Original Note, RA Courses , RA enrollment, Statistics as Prereq, MA 005 by major, Response memo)
  3. Discussion of ratings of Philosophical Reflections cohort responses (Rubric)
  4. Feedback on draft RS area objectives
  5. EB 192 (PP) (Submission form , Syllabus)
  6. ED Language Request (ML) (Memo)
  7. Initial consideration of World History in Christian Perspective cohort responses (Rubric)
February 23 , 2009
  1. Review minutes of February 9
  2. Discussion of ratings of RS 20 responses (Rubric)
  3. MA 005 Revisited (not RA) (Memo, Original Note, RA Courses , RA enrollment, Statistics as Prereq, MA 005 by major, Response memo)
  4. SOC 107 (QAR, RA) (Submission memo)
  5. Music Major (PIA) (Submission memo)
  6. TA 121 (TH) ( Submission form, Syllabus)
  7. Initial consideration of Philosophical Reflections cohort responses (Rubric)
February 9 , 2009
  1. Review minutes of January 26
  2. Discussion of ratings of cohort responses OT (Rubric)
  3. TA 001 (PIA) (Form, Syllabus)
  4. RS 1000 (SS) (Form, Syllabus1, Syllabus2)
  5. MA 005 (not RA) (Memo, Original Note )
  6. Initial consideration of cohort RS 20 responses.
January 26, 2009
  1. Review minutes of December 10
  2. MA 008 (QAR) (Form & Syllabus)
  3. RS 107 (IMD, WI) (Form, eMail,Syllabus) )
  4. Off-campus Music (TH) ( Note 1 , Syllabus1, Syllabus, Note 2 )
  5. Review of cohort responses OT

 

December 10 , 2008
  1. Review minutes of November 5
  2. CCA I: Research Petition (Note from S. Penksa, Petition and Paper)
  3. RS 159 ( TG) (Form, Syllabus)
  4. Review of cohort responses NT

 

November 5, 2008
  1. Review minutes of October 29
  2. RS 104 (WI) (Form, Syllabus)
  3. RS 131 (IMD) (Form, Note, Syllabus)
  4. RS 139 (TG)(Form, Note, Syllabus)
  5. Learning Objectives Review
    1. Physical Science
    2. Philosophical Perspectives
  6. Review of cohort responses NT

 

October 29, 2008
  1. Review minutes of October 22
  2. POL 124 (tg) (note)
  3. Political Science Writing Intensive (Memo, POL 131 syl, POL 131 a, POL 131b,
    POL 130 syl, POL 130a, POL 130b)
  4. Review draft General Education Mission Statement
  5. Learning Objectives Review
    1. Physical Science
    2. Serving Society; Enacting Justice
  6. Discussion of cohort spring 2008 summary responses. (Continued)

 

October 22, 2008
  1. Review minutes of October 15
  2. TA 126 (PP) (note, Form, Syllabus)
  3. TA 122 (TH) (Form, Syllabus)
  4. Discussion of Annual Assessment Update (draft) (Continued)
  5. Discussion of cohort spring 2008 summary responses. (Continued)

 

October 15, 2008
  1. Review minutes of October 8
  2. MUA 171/183 -SS (SS) (Note, Syllabus insert, Syllabus)
  3. Discussion of Annual Assessment Update (draft)
  4. Review of cohort spring 2008 summary responses.

 

October 8, 2008
  1. Review minutes of October 1
  2. MU 123 ( PIA, TG) (Form, Syllabus, Student Report)
  3. TA 126 (PP) (Form, Syllabus)
  4. Asia Mayterm (TG) (Form, Overview, Asia Seminar, Human Trafficking Seminar)
  5. Discussion of Annual Assessment Update (draft)

 

October 1, 2008
  1. Review minutes of September 24
  2. Update RS 104 (TH) (Note)
  3. PSY 150 (TG) ( Note, Syllabus)
  4. Potter's Clay Proposal (SS) (Form, Syllabus, Vita)
  5. ART 129 (PP) ( Form, Syllabus, Project)
  6. MU 123 ( PIA, TG) (Form, Syllabus, Student Report)
  7. Discussion of Annual Assessment Update (draft)

 

September 24, 2008
  1. Review minutes of September 3
  2. RS 104 (TH) (Form, Syllabus)
  3. PSY 150 (TG, CCC) (Form, Syllabus, Itinerary, Note)
  4. Potter's Clay Proposal (SS) (Form, Syllabus, Vita)
  5. ART 129 (PP) ( Form, Syllabus, Project)
  6. Discussion of Annual Assessment Update (See prior meeting)

 

September 17, 2008
  1. Review minutes of September 3
  2. MU 123 ( PIA, TG) (Form, Syllabus, Student Report)
  3. RS 104 (TH) (Form, Syllabus)
  4. PSY 150 (TG, CCC) (Form, Syllabus, Itinerary, Note)
  5. Discussion of Annual Assessment Update (See prior meeting)

 

September 3, 2008
  1. Review minutes of April 24
  2. Orvieto Language Recommendation
  3. CS 050 (Phil Reflect) (Form, Syllabus, Addendum, Support)
  4. MU 123 ( PIA, TG) (Form, Syllabus, Student Report)
  5. 2008 Annual Assessment Update (draft)

 

April 24, 2008
  1. Change in Orvieto language offerings.
  2. Political Science Writing Intensive (Memo, POL 131 syl, POL 131 a, POL 131b,
    POL 130 syl, POL 130a, POL 130b)
  3. HIS 010H (WI) (Form, Syllabus,
    Sample 1, Sample 2, Sample 3, Sample 4, Sample 5, Sample 6)
  4. Wrap up on year's assessment work

 

April 3, 2008
  1. POL 030 (PR) (Memo, Syllabus, Papers, Text Outline)
  2. EB 191 (WI) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  3. Discussion of revised Thinking Globally language and learning outcomes.
  4. GE Course Statistics
  5. Courses with suffixes
  6. Update on assessment work

 

March 27, 2008
  1. Review of modified GE language
  2. Discussion of Overarching GE Goals and Assessment Plan
  3. Update on program review progress
  4. HIS 195: Witchcraft (WI, TH) (Submission form, Syllabus, Letter of support)
  5. Shakespeare in Production (PIA) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  6. TA 111: Acting III (PP) (Submission form, Syllabus)
  7. GE Course Statistics
March 6, 2008
  1. Review minutes of Feb. 28, 2008
  2. ED 105: Perspectives on Cultural Diversity (WI)
    (Submission Form, Syllabus, Note, eval form1, eval form2, eval form 3)
  3. Review status of GE assessment projects
  4. Sample learning objectives and rubrics
Feb. 28, 2008
  1. Review minutes of Feb. 14, 2008
  2. RS 155: Geography, History, and Religions of the Holy Land (TH, TG) (Submission form)
  3. TA 001: Great Literature of the Stage (RIL) (Submission form, chair support)
  4. TA 120: Theatre History I (TH) (Submission form)
  5. TA 121: Theatre History II (TH) (Submission form)
Feb. 14, 2008
  1. Review of minutes of Jan.31, 2008
  2. Discussion of GE assessment presentation to faculty
  3. Discussion of GE presentation at Orientation
  4. Check in on assessment assignments
  5. Major honors as writing-intensive
  6. CS 005: Fundamentals of Computing (QAR)
  7. RS 155: Geography, History, and Religions of the Holy Land (TH, TG) (Submission form)
Jan. 31, 2008
  1. Review of minutes of Jan. 24, 2008
  2. Update on Potter’s Clay proposal
  3. ED 105:  Perspectives on Cultural Diversity (Submission Form, Syllabus, RubricEvaluation1Evaluation2 )
  4. Check in on assessment assignments.
Jan. 24, 2008
  1. Review of minutes of Jan. 17, 2008
  2. Request for P/NC grading in Bio Practica 
  3. HIS 171: Colonial and Revolutionary America (Syllabus)
  4. HIS 195: Latin America/U.S. Relations (Syllabus)
  5. Potter’s Clay proposal (Submission Form,  Syllabus)
  6. Check in on assessment assignments. 
Jan. 17, 2008
  1. Discussion of approach to petitions for credit for courses not submitted for GE Approval.
  2. Review of Schedule of Reviews 2008-01.  
  3. Assignments for spring 2008.
  4. Discuss possibility of Jan. 24 forum presentation.
Dec. 6, 2007
  1. Approve minutes of November 15, 2007.
  2. Review of 2007 Annual Report.
  3. Check in on assessment activities.
Nov. 15, 2007
  1. Approve minutes of November 8, 2007.
  2. Resubmission of MA/CS 190 (SubForm , syllabus)
  3. Think about review schedule (Tentative, partial Schedule of Reviews)
Nov. 8, 2007
  1. Resubmission of Microfinance in China (Syllabus )
  2. Review of ENG 44 (Syllabus)
  3. Revision of Thinking Globally prompt.
  4. Checkup on progress toward area assessment. 
Nov. 1, 2007
  1. Approve minutes of October 25, 2007.
  2. Resubmission of IS 070 (Submission FormSyllabus )
  3. MA 190SS (Submission Form,   Syllabus)
  4. Microfinance in China (Submission Form,  Mayterm Proposal,  Syllabus)
  5. Checkup on progress toward area assessment. 
Oct. 25, 2007
  1. Consider approving POL 030  through Mayterm.
  2. Review draft memo to Thinking Globally faculty.
  3. Review draft General Education Objectives
  4. Review outline of Assessment Report 

For reference, here is last year’s Assessment Report.

Oct. 11, 2007
  1. Approve minutes of October 4, 2007.
  2. Discuss results of Thinking Globally assessments.
Oct. 4, 2007
  1. Approve minutes of September 27 .
  2. IS 70 (Submission Form,  Syllabus )
  3. Review new rubric and definitions .
  4. Inter-rater reliability training.
  5. Rating Assignments
GE Committee Agenda: Sept. 27, 2007

Preparatory Activities.

  1. Prepare expanded rubric section.
  2. Make appointment to discuss GE area review with appropriate departments.

Agenda

  1. Approve minutes of September 20, 2007.
  2. Review of progress on term assignments.
  3. Review new rubric definitions.
  4. Inter-rater reliability training.
  5. Rating Assignments
GE Committee Agenda: Sept. 20, 2007
  1. India Mayterm (Submission Form1,  Submission Form2 , Submission Form3,  Syllabus Encountering Hinduism , Syllabus Mission and Social Action)
  2. HIS 195 (Submission Form,  Course Description)
  3. Wealth & Poverty in Christian History (Submission Form,  Syllabus, contacts)
  4. Inter-rater reliability training 
  5. Rating Assignments
  6. Review of term tasks
GE Committee Agenda: Sept. 13, 2007 (MG 2)

Preparatory Activities.

  1. Review and rate the Thinking Globally Essay.
  2. Read Middle East Studies Progam Objectives (below)
  3. Read cohort personal experience and peer Comment essays (link below)  Make note of important themes and issues.
  4. Review 2007 CLA Institutional Report.

Agenda

  1. ART 141: Crafts (Syllabus,  Note)
  2. Middlle East Studies Program (for Communicating Cross-Culturally)
  3. Discussion of cohort responses .
  4. Discussion of CLA data.
  5. Inter-rater reliability training.
GE Committee Agenda: Sept. 6, 2007 (MG 2)
  1. Approve minutes of April 25.
  2. Outline of the year’s activities.
  3. Creation Care Program (New Zealand) (Syllabus , Note )
  4. BIO 190/191: Practica (Cover & Syllabus )
  5. RS 113: New Testament Theology & Ethics (Syllabus )
  6. ART 141: Crafts (Syllabus,  Note )
  7. Inter-rater reliability training.