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Plan: English Department

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Mission Statement: The mission of the English Department is to service basic skills, degree seeking, transfer, and community students with an extensive curriculum in foundational English, academic writing and critical thinking, creative writing, and literature. The program is dedicated to helping students become independent, life-long learners and to fostering the values of rigorous investigation, critical thinking, collaboration, self-understanding, and respect for knowledge.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Provide students with an extensive curriculum in foundational English (Theme 1)

Last changed on 09/21/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: To maintain desired faculty to student ratio.

Last changed on 11/19/2012 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.1.1  Task: To pull rosters in SIS; review the number of students enrolled vs. those on waiting lists.

Last changed on 12/28/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    1.1.2  Task: To hire an additional instructor if findings warrant it

Last changed on 12/28/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    1.1.3  Task: After numbers have been formulated, add the necessary classes to meet student needs

Last changed on 09/20/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

  1.2  Objective: To insure that classes are offered at days and times that are most convenient for students

Last changed on 02/04/2011 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.2.1  Task: Pull rosters from SIS to obtain enrollment totals

Last changed on 09/23/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    1.2.2  Task: Add or delete sections as needed

Last changed on 01/06/2011 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

2.  Goal: Enhance departmental communication through electronic means (Theme 3)

Last changed on 09/23/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: Create English Department and individual instructor webpage

Last changed on 11/19/2012 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Due 02 of 2011

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.1.1  Task: Faculty members develop their individual websites to include syllabi, course descriptions, required textbooks with ISBNs, etc.

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Due 05 of 2013

    2.1.2  Task: To design the site to provide information about courses; provide instructor contact information

Last changed on 09/20/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    2.1.3  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 09/23/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

3.  Goal:

Last changed on 09/22/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

  OBJECTIVES
  3.1  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 09/22/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

4.  Goal:

Last changed on 09/22/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

  OBJECTIVES
  4.1  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 09/22/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

5.  Goal:

Last changed on 09/23/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

  OBJECTIVES
  5.1  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 09/23/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

6.  Goal: Continue to provide English courses to support programs at GBC (Theme 1)

Added on 09/23/2010 by Linda Uhlenkott

  OBJECTIVES
  6.1  Objective: The English Department will maintain offerings of upper division courses for Secondary Education English majors

Last changed on 04/26/2011 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    6.1.1  Task: Meet with Secondary Education to determine number of students in program

Last changed on 02/09/2011 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    6.1.2  Task: Revise rotation for next four years

Last changed on 03/16/2011 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

  6.2  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 11/19/2012 by Linda Uhlenkott

  6.3  Objective: The English Department will review ENG 074, 107 and 108 to insure success of CTE students.

Last changed on 11/19/2012 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    6.3.1  Task: Review syllabus and assignments for ENG 107

Last changed on 11/27/2012 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    6.3.2  Task: Review syllabus and assignments for ENG 108

Last changed on 11/27/2012 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

    6.3.3  Task: Revise syllabi and assignments for both ENG 107/108 as needed

Last changed on 11/27/2012 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Completed

7.  Goal: Create an overall assessment for student writing that uses outcomes/measurements on ENG 095, 101, 102 syllabi (Theme 1)

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Linda Uhlenkott

  OBJECTIVES
  7.1  Objective: Develop rubric to assess student papers

Last changed on 04/09/2013 by Linda Uhlenkott

Status: Due 05 of 2010

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  




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