CANs List

Curriculum Action Notice

From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

Nov. 13th 2009

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Jeffrey Bossworth , 206 Pinecrest Manor, ext. 4762.

1.     COURSE CHANGE: ED 3316: TEACHING SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES

Purpose and nature of change: _Change course description to reflect current course prerequisites

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

This course provides a thorough background in the methods and materials for the teaching of social studies.  Emphasis is placed on self-directed inquiry that focuses on identifying issues, problems, and contexts and on methods to incorporate this knowledge and these skills into classroom instruction.  Students will have an opportunity to plan and implement practice strategies in a classroom setting. 

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) __ED 1102 or ED 1110.  Must be a teacher education candidate.

If taught dual-level or cross-listed with another department, list: 

Prefix _HST_   Number _3316    Support Signature ____________________________________

List all programs that require this course.  Provide support from affected departments.

                __BSE SSH_____________     _____________     _______________

2.     COURSE CHANGE: HST 3316: TEACHING SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES

Purpose and nature of change: _Change course description to reflect current course prerequisites

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

This course provides a thorough background in the methods and materials for the teaching of social studies.  Emphasis is placed on self-directed inquiry that focuses on identifying issues, problems, and contexts and on methods to incorporate this knowledge and these skills into classroom instruction.  Students will have an opportunity to plan and implement practice strategies in a classroom setting. 

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) __ED 1102 or ED 1110.  Must be a teacher education candidate.

Prefix _ED_   Number _3316    Support Signature ____________________________________

List all programs that require this course.  Provide support from affected departments.

                __BSE SSH_____________     _____________     _______________

3.     NEW COURSE: ORL 5573: ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR STUDIES

Department: Psychology (MA Program in Organizational Leadership)

Purpose and Nature of Course: This leadership elective is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts and methods of rhetorical leadership, especially in times of crisis and at turning point opportunities.

Prefix: ORL    Number: 5573   CIP: 52.1003 Organizational Behavior Studies

Course Title:  The Rhetoric of Leadership

Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces

Rhetoric of Leaders

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) ___ Undergraduate                    

Credit(s) _3_ Graduate                                

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

This course promotes students’ thinking about the underlying rhetorical dynamics in organizational life.  It focuses on the narrative approach’s vital role in organizational leadership. Students will explore the rhetoric of leadership—language having a persuasive or impressive effect on its audience— and they will be prepared to utilize these compositional processes to promote organizational change, especially during significant organizational transitions.

  1. Prerequisites (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course): ORL 5501

 

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