College of the Redwoods Summary of Curricular Changes 04.10.15 DEGREES & CERTIFICATES NEW = New Program; SUB = Revised program that has undergone substantive changes; NONSUB = Revised program that has undergone non-substantial changes; INA = Inactivated program; COMMENTS = nature of proposal Program Title High School Equivalency Preparation Certificate of Completion Career and College Foundations Certificate of Completion Curriculum Changes: 04.10.15 N E W N O N S U B S U B I N A Comments/ Summary Changes Discipline Code/ Prerequisite Change X New noncredit Certificate of Completion will provide basic skills instruction for community members who need help preparing to take a high school equivalency test. It will meet the life-long learning needs of our community by providing a structured academic pathway for those who need additional preparation and instruction to be successful. X New noncredit certificate will prepare students for transition to college or a new career. It will provide a structured academic pathway for those students those who may have graduated high school but do not fall into the traditional academic paradigm. This sequence of courses will provide instruction in basic skills, work readiness and computer literacy in order to help students meet academic and vocational goals. College of the Redwoods Summary of Course Changes 04.10.15 LEGEND PREFIX = Course prefix; # = Course Number; TITLE = Course title or title change; NEW = New course or large format/distanced education proposal first submission; REV = Revised course; REP = Replaces existing course; INA = Inactivated course; UNITS = Total Units and hours of new or revised course; UC = UC transferable – indicate UC transfer status by placing an A for approved courses and a P for courses pending; CSU = CSU transferable – indicate CSU transfer status by placing an A for approved courses and a P for courses pending CR GE = credits apply to CR General Education; underlined indicates new CR GE and R for approval removed; COMMENTS = Review of outline changes, including prerequisites. Prefix # CIS 35 LVN BUS GS 110A 18 6 WORK EDUC 252 201 Title/Title Change N E W R E V Intro to Information Systems Security X Pharmacology - Vocational Nurse I Business Law First Year Experience X X X Custodian: Basic Maintenance College of the Redwoods Tech Tools Workshop Curriculum Changes: 04.10.15 R E P I N A [ Units ] Lec/Lab Hrs U C C S U X X X X CR GE Comments/ Summary Changes Discipline Code/ Prerequisite Change Course updated to align with C-ID descriptor. Revisions include new course title and catalog description. Recommended prep changed to include CIS-31. Regularly scheduled review to maintain online status. New modality: distance education Regularly scheduled review to maintain online status. X New course designed to provide a short-term vocational course that utilizes resources available in institutions like the jail to train individuals in an area in which they could obtain employment upon release from jail. X New course designed to prepare students to effectively interact with technology tools. Knowledge of how to leverage online tools and systems is essential to be successful in college and in the workplace. At College of the Redwoods there are a significant number of students who do not know how to use the Learning Management System (LMS) well. It is also crucial that students know how to access student email accounts. Prefix # Title/Title Change N E W R E V R E P I N A [ Units ] Lec/Lab Hrs U C C S U CR GE Comments/ Summary Changes Discipline Code/ Prerequisite Change EDUC 203 Getting Started in Online Classes with Canvas X New course designed to prepare students to effectively participate in a fully online class by introducing them to the key skills and tools necessary to be a successful online student. Currently, as College of the Redwoods offers more courses online, and as instructors use more online tools in blended learning environments, it is increasingly important that students be able to efficiently communicate and learn using online tools. EDUC 203 Getting Started in Online Classes with Canvas X New modality: distance education MATH 252 Open Mathematics Lab Curriculum Changes: 04.10.15 X Course updated from supervised tutoring ot an open lab course where students receive instruction in basic skills mathematics individually and in small groups based on need.