Presentation on theme: "Syllabus Review Task Force Central Texas College Instructional and Accreditation Support Services."— Presentation transcript:
Syllabus Review Task Force Central Texas College Instructional and Accreditation Support Services
Organization Chart Chancellor Deputy Chancellor/Dean Educational Program and Support Services Michelle Anderson (IM) Lesley McGough (Fac Qual) Stephanie Durham (Sec) Director DeanDirectorDean Distance Education and Education Technology Student Services Instructional Services Library Services Learning Outcomes Assessment Institutional Effectiveness
Informal structure Come and go Participation voluntary Rotate location Meeting no longer than 60-90 minutes 12 to 18 months project length Syllabus Review Basics
Committee A body of persons delegated to consider, investigate, take action on, or report on some matter vs. Task Force A temporary grouping for the purpose of accomplishing a definite objective Chairman The presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or event vs. Facilitator One that helps to bring about an outcome by providing indirect or unobtrusive assistance, guidance, or supervision
Solution an action or process of solving a problem an answer to a problem specifically: a set of values of the variables that satisfies an equation an act or the process by which a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance is homogeneously mixed with a liquid or sometimes a gas or solid a homogeneous mixture formed by this process; especially: a single- phase liquid system the condition of being dissolved a bringing or coming to an end or into a state of discontinuity
Trade-offs a balancing of factors all of which are not attainable at the same time a giving up of one thing in return for another
Task Force Charge 1. Define Master Syllabus 2. Define Class/Course Syllabus 3. Address possible revision a) What is needed? b) What is not needed? c) How can we improve? 4. Electronic capabilities 5. Learning outcomes
Resources Web PagesPhoneEmail Instructional Services: http://www.ctcd.edu/ia/index.htm http://www.ctcd.edu/ia/index.htm X email@example.com Syllabus Review Task Force: http://www.ctcd.edu/ia/syllabus_review.htm
Stage One Define Master Syllabus
Master Syllabus What is it? Why is it? Who uses it? How is it different from a class syllabus?
Master Syllabus What is it?
Contract between faculty member and student Resource for newly hired adjunct faculty members Tool to disseminate administrative policies Marketing tool provide preview of course content highlight new course offerings
Master Syllabus What is it? Why is it?
Describes the course Defines the purpose/reason for the course Establishes the course within the broader program of study Communicates expectations Provides consistency
Master Syllabus What is it? Why is it? Who Uses it?