2011 Spring Curriculum List for GAAC

TRIAL COURSES

(Trial courses number 1-Tr through 9-Tr were already reviewed in the Fall 2010 cycle.)

*10-Tr:  Trial Course: FISH F694 - Climate Change and Fisheries: Ecological and Evolutionary Responses, 3 credits (3+0); lecture format includes video conference delivery; letter graded and not repeatable; prerequisite of instructor's permission; to be offered odd-numbered fall; first offering Fall 2011; effective Fall 2011.
Status: GAAC has approved.
3/4/2011: Provost approved.

11-Tr: Trial Course: GEOG F494 / F694 - Climate Change Processes: Past, Present, Future, 4 credits (4+0); this course has been looked at as #98-GCCh (#112-UCCh at undergraduate review), and due to extensive revision requests at Curriculum Review it's now being submitted as a new trial course to be offered in Fall 2011 upon approval.
2/21/2011: REVISED DOCUMENTS RECEIVED AND POSTED. To help with any questions, please see the Prospectus for the Climate Change Literacy Course Sequence (PDF).  Request to crosslist with BIOL has been withdrawn.
5/16/2011: GAAC approved. (Curriculum Review has approved the F494 level.)
5/20/2011: Provost approved graduate level.

Courses and Programs

100-GPCh.:  Program Change: M.Ed. - New concentration in Instructional Technology Innovation:  [See revision of 12/9/2011 below] A minimum of 30 credits including required courses ED F601, ED F650 (new), F651 (new), and F652 (new); a cross-cultural foundation course with focus on AK; three content classes from ED F653-F655 (new), F676 (new), F677 (new); along with a Thesis or Project option, and a Comprehensive Exam.
Contact: Roy Roehl, rfroehl@alaska.edu
or Jane Monahan, jmmonahan@alaska.edu, x5453
5/16/2011:  Extensively reviewed and changes requested.  A revised Format 5 will be submitted.
8/25/2011: Revised Format 5 received and posted below. CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.
9/20/2011: GAAC approved as revised below.
9/26/2011: Proposal is under review at the Provost's Office.
11/18/2011: Approved by Provost with concentration renamed "Online Instructional Design"
12/9/2011: Approved by Provost with concentration renamed again: "Online Innovation and Design"

101-GNC:  New Course: ED F650 - Current Issues in Technology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.
Contact: Roy Roehl, rfroehl@alaska.edu
5/16/2011: Additional changes requested to the syllabus.
8/25/2011: Revised Format 1 and updated syllabus received and posted below. CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.
8/31/2011: Approved at GAAC.
9/1/2011: Provost approved.

102-GNC:  New Course: ED F651 - Web 2.0 Fundamentals: Participate, Produce, Publish, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.
Contact: Roy Roehl, rfroehl@alaska.edu, x5453; or Skip Via, wwvia@alaska.edu
5/16/2011: This course will be offered at the 400-level as a special topics instead, and new course format to be submitted for Fall 2011 cycle to CR.  WITHDRAWN from GAAC; will go to undergrad committee.

103-GNC:  New Course ED F652 - Fundamentals of Media Design, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor, and ED F651 (or taken concurrently); letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.
Contact: Don Peterson, dtpeterson@alaska.edu
5/16/2011: This course will be offered at the 400-level as a special topics instead, and new course format to be submitted for Fall 2011 cycle to CR.  WITHDRAWN from GAAC; will go to undergrad committee.

104-GNC: New Course: ED F653 - Instructional Design, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered every spring as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012.  (To be offered as Special Topics for spring 2012.)
Contact: Carol Gering, csgering@alaska.edu
5/16/2011: Additional syllabus changes requested; might be approved for Fall 2011 if changes are received and approved.  CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.
9/20/2011: GAAC approved as revised below.
9/26/2011:  Provost approved.

105-GNC: New Course: ED F654 - Digital Citizenship, Internet Legal Issues, Digital Copyright and Fair Use, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered every fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. 
Contact: Chris Lott, cllott@alaska.edu
5/16/2011: GAAC put on hold to continue review during Fall 2011 review cycle. CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.
9/20/2011: GAAC approved as revised below.
9/26/2011: Provost approved.

106-GNC: New Course: ED F655 - Online Pedagogy, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered every fall as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012.
Contact: Carol Gering, csgering@alaska.edu
5/16/2011: GAAC put on hold to continue review during Fall 2011 review cycle. CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.
9/20/2011: GAAC approved as revised below.
9/26/2011: Provost approved.

107-GNC: New Course: ED F676 - Supporting Learning in Diverse Systems, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered every spring as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. (To be offered as Special Topics in Spring 2012.)
Contact: Nicole Carlson, necarlson2@alaska.edu
5/16/2011: GAAC put on hold to continue review during Fall 2011 review cycle.
8/25/2011: Revised Format 1 and updated syllabus received and posted below.  CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.
9/20/2011: GAAC approved as revised below.
9/26/2011: Provost approved.

108-GNC: New Course: ED F677 - Digital Storytelling, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of admission to the Master's of Education in Technology Innovation or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; web-based delivery format; to be offered every spring as demand warrants; effective Fall 2012. (To be offered as Special Topics in Spring 2012.)
Contact: Skip Via, wwvia@alaska.edu; Roy Roehl, rfroehl@alaska.edu, x5453.
5/16/2011: GAAC put on hold to continue review during Fall 2011 review cycle. CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.
9/20/2011: GAAC approved as revised below.
9/26/2011: Provost approved.

109-GNC: New Course: MSL F622 - Tides - Their Nature and Impacts, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites include MSL F620, MATH F201X, or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered in even-numbered spring, first offering Spring 2012; effective Fall 2011.
Contact: Z. Kowalik, zkowalik@alaska.edu|
5/16/2011: GAAC has approved with revisions (below).
5/20/2011: Provost approved.

110-GNC: New Course: MSL F663 (F463) - Chemical Coastal Processes, [See revised documents below] 3 credits (3+0); to be stacked as MSL F463; prerequisites include graduate standing (or CHEM F105X and F106X, MSL F111X, upper division standing or permission of instructor for undergraduates); letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered odd-numbered (alternate) spring; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2011.
Contact: Ana Aguilar-Islas, amaguilarislas@alaska.edu
4/16/2011:  CR discussed and approved with some changes (see revised documents, below). 
4/25/2011: GAAC approved.
4/26/2011: Provost approved.

111-GCCh.: Course Change: HIST F663 / F463 (NORS F663) - Foundations of Russian History, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Imperial Russia; change prerequisite for F463 to HIST F275; change prerequisites for F663 to Graduate Standing or permission of instructor; update description of course; effective Spring 2012.
Contact: Brian Kassof, bkassof@alaska.edu
SEE REVISIONS BELOW (requested by Curriculum Review Committee.)
5/16/2011: GAAC approved with revisions (below):
5/17/2011: Provost approved.

112-GCCh.: Course Change: HIST F664 / F464 (NORS F664) - Modern Russia, 3 credits (3+0); change title to Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia; change prerequisite for NORS F664 to Graduate Standing or permission of instructor, and remove HIST F275 for graduate level; update course description; effective Spring 2012.
Contact: Brian Kassof, bkassof@alaska.edu
SEE REVISIONS BELOW (requested by Curriculum Review Committee.)
5/16/2011: GAAC approved with revisions (below):
5/17/2011: Provost approved.

113-GCCh.: Course Change: PSY F601 - Clinical/Community/Cross-Cultural Integration Seminar, 1 credit (1+0); change frequency of offering to As Demand Warrants; change grading from Pass/Fail to letter grading; effective Spring 2013.
Contact: Dani Sheppard, x7012.
4/16/2011: GAAC approved.
4/18/2011: Provost approved.

114-GPCh.: Program Change: Ph.D. - Psychology, Clinical - Community: In response to APA Commission on Accreditation, the number of clinical practicum credit hours is being increased from six to 12; PSY F601 has been dropped as a degree requirement; and the minimum number of credit hours in community practicum work has been reduced from six to three; the program description has been revised; effective Fall 2012.
Contact: Dani Sheppard, x7012.
4/16/2011: GAAC approved.
4/18/2011: Provost approved.

115-GNC: New Course: CHEM F671 - Receptor Pharmacology, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of upper division biochemistry or neurochemistry course or permission of instructor; BIOL F417 is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered spring of odd years; first offering Spring 2013; effective Fall 2012.
Contact: Kelly Drew, x7190.
5/16/2011:  GAAC has put on hold; continue discussion in Fall 2011 cycle. CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.

116-GNC:  New Course: CHEM F675 - Cellular Signaling, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of upper division biochemistry or neurochemistry course or permission of instructor; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered fall of even years; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012.
Contact: Thomas Kuhn, x5752.
5/16/2011: GAAC has approved with revisions (below).
5/20/2011: Provost approved.

117-GNC: New Course: ME F643 / F443 - Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Characteristics of Nanofluids, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisites of  ES F341 and ME F441 or their equivalent, or permission of instructor; senior standing for F443; graduate standing for F643; letter graded and not repeatable; to be offered as demand warrants; first offering Fall 2012; effective Fall 2012. (#143-UNC at Curric. Rev.)
Contact: Debendra Das, x6094.
5/16/2011: GAAC has approved; and CR has requested add'l statement re exams on syllabus.
Update 8/31/2011 per jbh: Statement was added to the syllabus and the course approved.
6/17/2011: Provost approved.

118-GNC: New Course: RD F670 - The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Pre-1971 to Present, 3 credits (3+0); prerequisite of graduate standing or permission of instructor; to be stacked as RD F470; letter-graded and not repeatable; to be offered every fall; effective Fall 2012.
Contact: Ralph Gabrielli, x5808.
4/16/2011: Curriculum Review approved the undergraduate level of the course.
4/25/2011: GAAC has approved this course via email review.
4/26/2011: Provost approved.

"Moldy" Course Drops

Undergraduate and Graduate Requests for "Moldy" Course Drops (PDF)

The following courses from Fall 2010 were re-submitted for Spring 2011 review.  Each of them has now been cross-listed with Business Administration. 
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle. Issue remains whether or not these are graduate level offerings or 500-level professional development courses. CARRY-OVER TO FALL 2011 REVIEW.

61-GNC: New Course: CE 655B - Managing Business Risk, 1 credit (4.5+0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011.  RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

62-GNC: New Course: CE 655C - Topics in Risk Management, 1 credit (4.5+0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and repeatable three times based upon different course content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

72-GNC: New Course: CE F657A - Supervising Others, 1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

73-GNC: New Course: CE F657B - Managing Change Productively, 1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

74-GNC: New Course: CE F657C - Leading and Developing Cross-functional Teams,  1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

75-GNC: New Course: CE F657D - Collaborative Critical Thinking, 1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

77-GNC: New Course: CE F657F - Organizational Behavior in Projects, 1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

78-GNC: New Course: CE F657G - Topics in Leadership, 1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; repeatable three times based upon different course content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

83-GNC: New Course: CE F658E - Stakeholders and Their Management, 1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

85-GNC: New Course: CE F658G - Negotiations, 1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

89-GNC: New Course: CE F659B - The Legal, Ethical and Practical Aspects of Personnel Decision Making,  1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

90-GNC: New Course: CE F659C - Recruiting and Retention,  1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

91-GNC: New Course: CE F659D - Labor Relations,  1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and not repeatable;  to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

92-GNC: New Course: CE F659E - Topics in Personnel for Projects,  1 credit (4.5 +0) over a 3-week compressed format; no prerequisites, but admission to the Graduate Certificate in Construction Management program is recommended; letter graded and repeatable three times based upon different course content; to be offered as demand warrants; effective Fall 2011. RESUBMITTED IN SPRING 2011 with BA cross-listing.
Contact: Robert Perkins, x7694
Status: Ongoing discussion at GAAC.  Committee recommends these be 500-level professional development courses instead.
5/16/2011: Discussion at GAAC will continue in Fall 2011 review cycle.

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