Spring 2019 Agenda

OWEAC Spring Meeting

Santiam Room, Werner University Center (WUC)

Western Oregon University

May 10, 2019

 

8:30-9: Social Half-Hour

9:00: Welcome:  Dr. Kathy Cassity, Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

9:05-9:10: Poem

9:10-9:20: Introductions & Position Announcements/General FYI Announcements

9:20-9:30: Ratify minutes from both  (October 5, 2018, and February 8, 2019)

 

9:30-Noon:  OLD BUSINESS

 

10:25-10:35:  BREAK

 

  • 10:35-10:50:  Report out on NWCCU Standards (Michele Burke)
  • 10:50-11:  Pathways on your campus (all)
  • 11-11:15:  Challenges and benefits of transitioning from 3-credit to 4-credit writing courses (all)
  • 11:15-11:30:  Vote on new officers
  • 11:30-12: Small Group Chat:   Planning for Upcoming work–Volunteers & Host sites
    • Collaboration with ILAGO on IL
    • Review/revise contextualizing information around the 2016 Outcomes & Course Recommendations
    • Recommendation on WPA work
    • Refine ENG 104-106

 

LUNCH:  12-1:15

 

1:15-3:30:  NEW/Continuing Business

  • 1:15-1:30:  OTAC & CCWD Handbook–OWEAC as an advisory committee–Implications (Kate & all)
  • 1:30-1:45:  Taking stock of where we are at across the state:  who has adopted the new outcomes (and in what form?); survey circulated at the meeting
  • 1:45-2:10:   University partners share their outcomes for WR 121-227, along with information about the shape of their university writing requirements (which may exceed gen ed requirements)
  • 2:10-2:20:  WR 122 to 221?  continued conversation
  • 2:30-3:30: Article for conversation:  Asao B. Inoue’s Chair’s Address, 4 Cs (here’s the written version)