Timeline for the Ad hoc News Curriculum Subcommittee
GOAL: A new news curriculum implemented Fall, 2012. To do this, forms must be submitted to Courses and Curriculum ideally by Jan 18 or at the latest, Feb. 15. The curriculum we are discussing is the upper division news track.
Oct 10 – Finalize a description of the future
Oct 17 – Finalize a description of student objectives, based on our own experience and input from professionals
Oct 24 – Review plans from other colleges; brainstorm a range of curricular approaches
Oct 31 – Decide on ‘must haves’ in the curriculum – solicit faculty input
Nov 7 – Discuss implementation ideas – solicit student and faculty input
Nov 14 – Flesh out curriculum plan; identify costs and resources
Nov. 18 – With permission of the curriculum committee, get faculty feedback about ideas at the faculty meeting.
Nov 21 – Draft curriculum plan for review
Nov 28 – Finalize curriculum plan for review; review costs and resources
Dec 5 – Submit proposal to the Curriculum Committee
Dec 14 – Faculty meeting – possible consideration of recommendations
Draft C&C forms
Jan 18 – Vote on curriculum plan at the faculty retreat; submit forms to C&C