Courses Taught in Language Other than English

Spring
2001
Resolution Number
09.03
 
Contact
Kelly Locke
Assigned to
Curriculum Committee
Category
Curriculum
Status
Completed
Status Report

Not feasible. The System Office considers such a practice out of compliance with Education Code. Therefore, the objective is not feasible and should be removed.

Whereas, Community colleges are serving the needs of an increasing population of students whose native language is not English;

Whereas, Some community colleges are currently offering courses in a variety of content areas in languages other than English without any formal policies or procedures; and

Whereas, This practice raises issues of integrity of the curriculum, minimum qualifications, and availability of student materials;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate provide guidance to local senates regarding policies and practices for teaching content area courses, other than foreign language courses, in languages other than English.