Local Senates & Curriculum Committees. Richard Mahon, Area D Beth Smith, Treasurer.
Richard Mahon, Area D
Beth Smith, Treasurer
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: After the local senate, the local curriculum committee is the most important committee providing faculty oversight for academic and professional matters. While curriculum committees are virtually always standing committees of the local senate, some curriculum committees work very closely with the local senate while others work very independently. How would the “ideal” senate and curriculum committee work together? Is there an ideal or are there 112 effective local models? Come discuss the relationship of your senate and curriculum committee to share your effective practices and to learn from others.
(c) “Academic and professional matters” means the following policy development and implementation matters:
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How many of these involve curriculum?
Scenarios: Do any of these apply to you? placing courses within disciplines;
Local Structures? placing courses within disciplines;
Local Process? placing courses within disciplines;
Is your system working? placing courses within disciplines;
Resources for Curriculum: placing courses within disciplines;