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Graduate Programs Council

February 19, 2003

Present: Frank Guldbrandsen (chair), Ken Gilbertson, Mike Raschick, Aydin Durgunoglu, Faith Loven, Jackie Millslagle (ex officio).

Motion and second to approve 31 topics for the 2003 Educator's Institute using EHS 5595, ElEd 5695, SpEd 5795, Educ 5295, and CSD 5095 as course numbers. Joyce Strand, Institute Coordinator, was present to answer questions. All proposed sessions meet contact hour guidelines. Joyce Strand is instructor of record for any faculty not already hired under adjunct contracts. All courses are being offered through Continuing Education. Motion carried.

  • CC #99. Motion and second to Add EnEd 5325, Environmental Issues Investigation, 3 cr. Motion carried.

Motion and second to approve the following course changes. Motion carried.

  • CC #119, SpEd 5351, Learning Disabilities Characateristics and Interventions, change to graduate level only. Prerequisite text: Cr cannot be applied to a Graduate School program; Post-bac or instructor consent; =SpEd 4351.
  • CC #120, SpEd 5382, Advanced Theory and Practice in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, change to graduate level only. Prerequisite text: Cr cannot be applied to a Graduate School program; Post-bac or instructor consent; =SpEd 4382.
  • CC # 121, SpEd 5452, Academic Interventions for Students with Disabilities, change to graduate level only. Prerequisite text: Cr cannot be applied to a Graduate School program; Post-bac or instructor consent; =SpEd 4452.
  • CC #122, SpEd 5455, Instrauctional Strategies and Transition Planning, change to Transition Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities, graduate level only. Prerequisite text: Cr cannot be applied to a Graduate School program; Post-bac or instructor consent; =SpEd 4351.

Motion and second to approve the following three new courses pending approval of the 4xxx level offering by Academic Affairs Council. Motion carried.

  • CC #116, SpEd 5250, Foundation of Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4 cr.
  • CC # 117, SpEd 5260, Language and Social Skills for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4 cr.
  • CC #118, SpEd 5270, Methods for Teaching Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4 cr.

Next meeting - return to approving guidelines for final products in collegiate graduate programs.

Next meeting is March 5, 2003.

Jackie Millslagle, Recorder