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Timeline for news curriculum revision

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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

Written by Donica

October 9th, 2011 at 6:12 pm

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