University of Hawaii at Manoa LIS Program

Curriculum & Professional Development Committee meeting


1 September 2006 / Noon-1:00 pm / ICS Conference Room


Please note the new Committee Homepage:

Meeting Schedule:

Future Meetings always will be in ICS Conference Room on the day of faculty meetings.

Fall 06: September 22, October 20, November 17

Spring 07: January 26, February 23, (Strategic Planning Retreat: Mar 23), April 20

1)            Introductions

2)            Review and Approve Minutes of 21 April 2006

            Minutes are approved.

3)            We briefly Reviewed Committee Charge                    

4)            Progress Update

a)            Carol Kellett's LIS 694

Distributed curriculum proposal change to new status as a course, not a Special Topics course. Committee members will review Kellett's course materials for decision next meeting before presentation to the ICS Curriculum Committee. Kellett's materials will be reviewed concurrently by the LIS faculty for input to CC.

b)             Re-review Report on Orals Questions

c)            Re-examine Portfolio Option

d)            Course Numbering Requests

e)            Student Course Evaluation Form (PJ & AW)

PJ and AW will meet outside CC meeting to continue discussion on this, although  there is concern about implications of changing the form before Professors Quiroga and Wertheimer are tenured.

f)            Dr. Jacso agreed to negotiate with Outreach College to offer a May professional development workshop on databases.

5)            Other/ New Business


Meeting adjourned at 1:00.

Minutes submitted by Janel Quirante, secretary.