Document Type

Course Change

Alternate Date

2007 - 2008


KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: October 4, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Identify the department and chair. Include phone number and email address. Education Len Fleischer 358-2846 lfleisch@keene.edu Dottie Bauer 358-2864 dbauer@keene.edu PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Identify the person(s) who should be contacted regarding the proposal. Include phone number and email address. This person is expected to attend Divisional and/or Senate Curriculum meetings to discuss the proposal. Len Fleischer 358-2846 lfleisch@keene.edu Susan Theberge 358-2863 stheberg@keene.edu TITLE SUMMARY: EDUCSC 696 Internship Elementary PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: Prefix change EXISTING (OLD) DATA: Insert the course information as it exists in the current KSC Catalog. You may copy the information electronically from the KSC Web page: http://www.keene.edu/catalog/mdc.cfm ESECSC 696 INTERNSHIP: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Weekly seminar in conjunction with supervised practice in required, semester long, minimum 250-hour secondary/middle school counseling internship. Cannot be taken in conjunction with ESEC 697. Prerequisites: Completion of all required school counseling program courses with the exception of ESEC 601 and/or ESEC 699; electives may be taken concurrently. Fall, Spring. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: Limit the course title to 30 characters, including spaces. If more characters are absolutely necessary for clarity, the sponsor should submit an abbreviated title to assure an intelligible abbreviated title of choice (for use in student information system, on transcripts, etc.). EDUCSC 696 PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: Limit the Course Description to 50 words, not including prerequisites. Prerequisites should be clear and specific, e.g., as courses (e.g., ENG 101) or number of credits required. Finally, specify semester(s) the course will be offered. Weekly seminar in conjunction with site supervised practice in required, semester long, minimum 300-hour secondary/middle school counseling internship. In addition to required field experiences totaling a minimum of 300 hours, students meet weekly with student interns and instructor to integrate internship experience. Cannot be taken in conjunction with EDUCSC 697. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Fall, Spring LEARNING OUTCOMES: State knowledge and/or skills students will be expected to demonstrate upon completion of this course. For more information, see Guidelines for Developing Program Objectives, Course Objectives, and Learning Outcomes: http://www.keene.edu/senate/proposals/help/Writing4.cfm . Strengthen your work as an intern and emerging professional, through your participation in class discussions, presentations, and projects. Strengthen your skill at providing helpful feedback, support, and suggestions for your colleagues. Enhance your ability to reflect on your work and experiences and to receive suggestions, new perspectives, and feedback from your colleagues. Become aware of the importance of considering legal and ethical issues in your internship experience. Learn how to present cases for peer/clinical review. Learn when boundaries of competence have been reached, and how and when to access assistance from supervisors and colleagues. Develop your individual counseling skills. Enhance your group facilitation and collaboration skills. Set goals for yourself and show progress toward meeting those goals. RATIONALE: Explain why this change is being made. Address the connection with institutional mission, and/or department, program, and course objectives. This change was approved as part of a comprehensive redesign of the School Counseling Program in Academic Year 2005-6. There was an error in the course description that needs to be corrected. RESOURCES: For course proposals, include the name of the faculty member(s) who will be teaching this course, whether tenure-track, full-time, or adjunct. Indicate whether additional staffing, facilities, and/or equipment will be required. Also, consider the long-term impact of adding a course or altering a program. When a proposal has staffing, space or monetary implications, the VPAA must be consulted and his or her comments should be included in this section. No changes in resources needed What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? none ADVISORY OPINIONS: List the names of affected departments and include department responses. Advisory opinions are required whenever a proposal affects the curricula of other programs. A proposal must list all affected departments. An Advisory Opinion must be solicited at least two weeks prior to delivery of the proposal to the DCC. Affected departments have two weeks to respond to the request for an Advisory Opinion. Responses should be attached to the proposal. In the event that affected departments do not respond, evidence of the request for an Advisory Opinion from non-respondents must be provided. If a proposal affects a curriculum in a division other than that of the sponsor, each relevant department and the DCC in that division must review and approve the proposal as well. (The electronic curriculum review process tracks votes, advisory opinions and comments as required at each stage of the review.) None needed Updated 14 May 2004.


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Keene State College