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Course Repetition Credit and Noncredit

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									Course Repetition
Credit and Noncredit
   Mark Wade Lieu
   Pat Mosteller
   Wheeler North


     Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
ASCCC resolutions and discussion

  Late 80s - support for more repetition for fine
   and performing arts courses
  S07 6.04 - opposed regulation specifically
   addressing noncredit repetition limits without
   broader system discussion
  No formal resolution - general support
   for additional apportionment for repetition to
   address a substandard grade



        Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
ASCCC resolutions and discussion

  F06 9.11 - clarification that colleges
   can allow for additional repetition to address
   substandard grade without apportionment -
   use of highest grade for GPA calculation
  Forestalling LAO/DOF concerns about
   apportionment for taking the same course
  Current regulation is silent about
   apportionment limitations for withdrawals on
   noncredit courses

        Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55024: withdrawal
      Districts may allow withdrawals
      Withdrawals interact with repetitions
            Once a grade is recorded “W’s” = repetitions
      Allowed between 30% to 75% of term
      Prior to 20% faculty are required to drop

      Limit = 4 but district can allow more without
       colleting apportionment
      Key point is enrollments and intervention

             Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55024: withdrawal
      “MW’s” Military withdrawals are allowed
      Of interest to note: the student must notify
       the faculty prior to dropping §55024(a)(4)
      Discrimination, potential discrimination or
       retaliation §55024(a)(8)
            Must have this policy to provide for removal of W




             Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55040: district repetition policy
      June 15th changes completely revamped
       Article 4 (§55040-§55046)
      §55040 requires policy adoption

      Provides several definitions

      Lays out seven cases where repetition is
       allowed. (§55041- §55045, §55253,
       §56029)


         Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55041: repeatable courses
      Mandated training
      Content changes with each offering

      Activity courses
           Enhancement of skills
           Active participatory experience

        All grades are calculated in the GPA



              Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55042: course repetition to
     alleviate substandard academic work
      Allows for student to petition to repeat a
       course previously failed
      May repeat twice if first repeat also
       substandard
      “W’s” count after grade is recorded

      Disregard prior grade in GPA

      Collect apportionment both repeats

         Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55043: repetition due to lapse of
     time
      Recency prerequisite
      Prior grade may be disregarded




         Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55044: repetition of variable unit
     courses on open entry/open exit basis
      Can repeat segments previously untaken
      Cannot repeat beyond this except where
       allowed by §55040
      For PE courses each enrollment counts as
       a repetition under §55041



         Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55045: repetition due to
     extenuating circumstances
      Petition must be filed
      Previous grade may be disregarded




         Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 55253: repetition in occupational
     work experience courses
      Courses base hours of work experience into
       units earned
      Repetition limitation is based upon units
       earned unless college offers more than one
       course




         Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 56029: repetition due to student
     disability accommodations
        Requires district policy/procedure




           Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 58161: apportionment for course
     repetition
      Sets forth the conditions for apportionment
       due to course repetition
      Parallels §55040- §55045

      Allows repetition beyond apportionment
       allowance
      Does not allow apportionment beyond
       repeatable course limitations

         Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Title 5 – As it Stands Now

    Section 58161.7: repetition of noncredit
     courses
    History
        No limits for noncredit repetition, because….
        SB 361 (Changes made to Title 5, enhanced funding, CDCP,
         Certificate Programs)
        Changes to Title 5 opens the door to examine current policy
    DoF questioned non credit repetition practices
    System Office formed a committee to study repetition
        Noncredit and system office review and research to make
         recommendations for Title 5 changes (or not?)

           Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Noncredit Repetition Committee
   In process (Spring 2009 target)
   Tasked with defining “repetition” and
    “completion” (Is it possible?)
   9 + 1 noncredit categories (new - CDCP)
   Review current practices and available
    data
   Maintenance vs. Mastery
   Evidence, data collection and
    conclusions
      Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30
Implementing the new repetition and
withdrawal regulations
    Timeline
        Withdrawal Limit Effective July 2009
             Many districts already have limits
        Repetition changes Effective June 16th
             180 days to implement
    Interaction
        W’s act as repetition if prior letter grade is recorded
        Repetition counts when record must occur
    Questions




              Academic Senate for California Community Colleges – 2008 Curriculum Institute – July 11th 9:00-10:30

								
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