College of Marin

Recommendation for New, Revised, or Deleted Course

 

1.†††† Action:

Add Course†† Revise Course†† Delete Course†† Distance Education

2.†††† Number and
††††††† Course Title:

English 120:Intro to College Reading and Composition II

 

 

3.†††† Specify the first semester/year the new course or change will take effect:      

4.†††† ††Offered as Short Term Only

 

 

COLLEGE OF MARIN

††††††† Define Weeks, Days, Hours Course Meets:      

 

 

17.†† For COM Degree†† Not for COM Degree
18.†† General Education Requirement

5. ††† Open Entry/Exit:†††††††††† Yes†† No

 

 

†† A†† Natural Science
†† B†† Social and Behavioral Science

6.†††† Complete table below to determine hours and units:

 

 

†† C†† Humanities

††††††† Service

††††††† Values

Weekly Hours

Student Units

TeachingUnits

 

 

†† D†† Composition, Written
†† E††† Communication and Analytical Thinking

 

Lecture

3

3

3

 

 

†† F††† American Institutions
†† G†† Cross-Cultural Studies

 

Lab

1

1

1

 

 

†† H†† Physical Activity
19.†† Associate Degree/Certificate Requirement

 

Practicum

     

     

     

 

 

†† Certificate in:††      

††††††† 18 Units†† Less than 18 units

 

Activity

     

     

     

 

 

†† Associate Degree in:      

20.†† Semester Required, if applicable

 

Total of
Hours/units Hours

     

     

     

 

 

††††††† 1st Year††† Fall††††† Spring
††††††† 2nd Year††† Fall††††† Spring

7.†††† Other type of hours:      

 

 

21.†† Stand Alone Course - may lead to future program Yes ††††††† No†††† Uncertain

8.†††† Maximum class size for new course: 25

 

 

22.†† CSU G.E. REQUIREMENT
†† A†† Communications and Critical Thinking

9.†††† Maximum class size for course revision:

 

 

††††††††††††† Group†††††† I†††† II†††† III
†† B†† Natural Sciences and Math

††††††† Remains at:      †††††† or††††† From: 35†††††††† To: 25

 

 

††††††††††††† Group†††††† I†††† II†††† III
†† C†† Art, Literature, Philosophy, Foreign Languages

10.†† Times taken for credit:†† 1††† 2††† 3††† 4

 

 

††††††††††††† Group†††††† I†††† II
†† D†† Social, Political and Economic Institutions

11.†† Grading Systems:†††††††††† CR/NC††††† Letter Grade

 

 

††††††††††††† Group†††††† I†††† II†††† III††† IV
†† E††† Lifelong Understanding and Development

12. Student Materials Fee:      

 

 

23.†† IGETC UC/CSU G.E. REQUIREMENT

13.†† Primary Method of Instruction:

 

 

†† 1††† English Communication††† Grp††† A B†† C
†† 2††† Math Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

14.†† Mission:††††††††††††††††††††† Transfer†††††† Vocational††††††† Basic Skills††††††††††† ESL†††††††††††††† Other:      

 

 

†† 3††† Arts and Humanities†††††††† Grp††† A B
†† 4††† Social and Behavioral Sciences

15.†† Projected Enrollment:††† 400 1st Yr†††††††††† 400 3rd Yr

 

 

†† 5††† Physical/Biological Sci††††† Grp††† A B
†††††††† UC Requirement Language Other Than English

16.†† Reading, Writing, ESL or Math course, indicate ††††††† level:††

 

 

24.†† UC Elective†††† Major:†††      
25.†† CSU Elective†† Major:†††      

Initiated By††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date

 

 

Curriculum Committee Approval†††††††††† Date

Chair Approval†††††††††††††††† Date

Deanís Review

 

 

VP Academic Affairs

Board Date

UDWC Approval†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date

 

 

Office Use Only††††††††††††† TOP
CATALOG MCF SCHEDULE(Rev: 8-26-02 jf)

 

26.†† Prerequisite:†††††      

††††††† Corequisite:††††††      

††††††† Advisory:†††††††††      

††††††† Other Limit:††††††      

Please also compete matrix, if applicable.Thank you.

 

27.Course Revision Recap (To be completed in addition to actual changes on the form.)

 

COURSE ITEM

FROM

TO

 

COURSE ITEM

FROM

TO

Course Number

     

     

 

Weeks Duration

     

     

Lecture Hours

3

3

 

Student Units

3

3

Lab Hours

1

1

 

Teaching Units

1

1

Practicum Hours

     

     

 

Materials Fee

     

     

Activity Hours

     

     

 

Times Taken

     

     

Other Hours

     

     

 

Grading System

     

     

 

 

Other Changes: (Please check all that apply. Thank you.)

Catalog Description†††††† Schedule Description††††††††††† Student Outcomes†††††††††††††††† Methods of Instruction

Course Content †††††††††††† Critical Thinking†††††††††††††††††††† Methods of Evaluation†††††††† Texts/Assigned Reading

 

 

††††††††††††† ITEM††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PROPOSED REVISION

Course Title

From

Fundamentals of Composition II

To

Introduction to College Reading and Composition II

Prerequisite

From

     

To

     

Corequisite

From

     

To

     

Advisory

From

     

To

     

Primary
Method of Instruction

From

Lecture

To

Lecture, Activity, and Lab

Method
of Attendance

From

     

To

     

Other

From

     

To

     

OFFICE USE ONLY

 

 

28.Give the reason(s) for creating, revising, or deleting this course.(If new course, what evidence of need for this course exists?)

 

††††††† The course objectives and methods of instruction need to be updated to reflect the current pedogogical research that indicates collaborative learning, reading instruction, witing in context, error identification in context, sentence combining activities, inquiry based learning, audience analysis, and understanding of purpose and tone contribute to improvement of reading and writing skills.

 

29.Feasibility.(Can the department commit the resources necessary to support the course for the proposed number of students and offer it with sufficient frequency to meet program objectives?Please explain.Note:Approval of the Curriculum Committee does not imply approval of funding.)

 

†††††      

 

30.Has articulation or planning with neighboring institutions taken place?

††††††† (Please comment below.)

 

†††††      

 

31.Give justification for teaching units and service hour values as specified in the UPM contract.

††††† (Please see table, Item No. 6.Thank you.)

 

††††† Ask David and Bonnie or perhapsabout the UDWC assignment and the UPM contract or perhaps Joyce Marks since Basic Skills recently went through this

 

32.Cross Listed Course. (List discipline number and title of cross listed course(s) and give reasons for cross listing.Note: Each cross listed course must have its own course on file and be signed by the chair of the department.)

 

††††† ???

 

 

 

33.Interdepartmental Considerations.(Please list departments affected by this recommendation and the person(s) contacted. Please state positions.)

 

††††† None

 

34.Learning Resources/Distance Education. 1)Are there special learning resources required for this course?†† 2)For distance learning courses, have the budgetary (cost of tapes, license fees, cost per student) and equipment needs been coordinated with learning resources?Does the delivery by distance education significantly change course objectives and content? Please explain.

 

††††††† Learning Resources Contact:      

 

††††† Videos/VCR

 

 

35.Library.(Are current library resources able to support the course as designed?)

††††† Information Literacy.(Students in this course will be encouraged to use the library/information resources listed below.)

 

††††††† Online Public Access Catalog†††††††††††††††††††† Periodicals†††††††††††††††††††††††††† World Wide Web Sites

††††††† Reference Books††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Online Databases

 

††††† Please comment:

††††† Students will be encourages to use the library and its resources to help with idea development and essay development.

36.COM General Education Requirement.(Explain how this course meets the criteria for the COM General Education Requirement for which it is being proposed?)

 

††††† English Communication and Analytical Thinking (double check with David)

 

37.Cultural Diversity. (This course is being proposed to satisfy the requirements listed below.)

 

††††††† College of Marin Cross Cultural Studies Requirement.Please respond fully in Item No. 36.

††††††† Sonoma State Ethnic Studies Requirement.

††††††† UC Berkeley American Cultures Breadth Requirement.

††††††† Other Cultural Diversity Requirement.Please list school and requirement in comment below.

 

††††††† Comment:

††††††† N/A