The Council on Graduate Studies met at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2002, in the Arcola/Tuscola room.
Members participating: Dean Augustine, Dr. Costa, Mr. Goldacker, Dr. Hoberman, Dr. Key, Dr. Leitschuh, Ms. Meiners, Dr. Noll, and Dr. Reven.
Members absent: Dr. Havey and Dr. Liu.
Guests present: Dr. J. Dietz, Dr. W. Gibbs, Dr. L. Helsel, Dr. N. Marlow, Dr. S. McCann, Dr. A. Methven.
Staff participating: Dr. Herrington-Perry and Mrs. Rawlings.I. Minutes.
The March 5, 2002 Minutes were approved as written.II. Items to be Added to the Agenda:
NoneIII. Agenda Item to be Acted on:
02-07, Interim Format for Technology-Delivered Courses or Sections.
CAA members and Staff from the CATS Office joined CGS for a discussion of the hallmarks of high quality technology-delivered courses. Discussion centered upon what questions could be asked to ascertain that the learning objectives and content of wholly technology-delivered courses would be preserved. Gibbs and McCann distributed a document entitled, "Identification of Technologies to Support Electronically Delivered Courses, " and discussed it with the Council. The joint CAA-CGS Course Proposal Subcommittee will review the suggestions and redraft the Interim Format.IV. Communications:
Dr. Herrington-Perry distributed a document to the Council indicating the web address for the 2002 CGS agendas and Minutes. All documents are now available at http://www.eiu.edu/~eiucgs/index.cgs.htm.V. Reports.
None.VI. Dean's Report.
The Dean informed the Council that March 20 was Capitol Hill day for graduate students, 45 of whom will have projects on display.The meeting adjourned at 3:25 p.m. Billie Rawlings, Acting Secretary
Approved Requests for Executive Action:
1. BIO 4942, Mycology. Change course prerequisite from "BIO 3610 or permission of the instructor" to "BIO 1200G," (effective Fall 2002).
2. BIO 4944, Lichens. Change course prerequisite from "BIO 1200G and BIO 3610" to "BIO 1200G," (effective Fall 2002).