IGETC Critical Thinking/English Composition

Fall
1993
Resolution Number: 
12.01
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas the IGETC critical thinking/English composition requirement generated significant controversy among California Community Colleges faculty because of the requirement's hybrid nature, and

Whereas almost all California Community Colleges now have either an approved or conditionally approved course meeting the IGETC critical thinking/English composition requirement, and

Whereas many California Community College faculty are still convinced that the IGETC critical thinking/English composition requirement is harmful either to critical thinking instruction or composition instruction,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to conduct a study regarding the impact of the IGETC critical thinking/English composition requirement, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to specify in the study the impact both on critical thinking instruction and composition instruction, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to complete this study by the Fall 1995 session, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges direct the Executive Committee to submit the results of this study to ICAS, UC, and CSU.
M/S/C DISPOSITION: Local senates, CSU Senate, UC Senate, ICAS, ICC, ECCTYC