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Position abroad

16th Annual Latin American Conference to be held at UW-Eau Claire

Negotiation skills seminar to be offered

Aging summit set for May 7

Mathematics department to offer summer workshops

Proposed changes in School of Education


Following is a new employment opportunity at UW-Eau Claire. A list of all currently available job openings and additional information about each position, including application procedures, may be found on the Academic Affairs employment opportunities Web site.

    • Communication Disorders: Associate lecturer/lecturer — 836-4861. Go to top of page

Position abroad
An associate resident director for student affairs position for the "Wisconsin in Scotland" program in Dalkeith, Scotland, is available.

    • Anticipated start date: July 19, 2004.
    • Terms of appointment: 12-month, fixed-term, non-instructional, reporting to the "Wisconsin in Scotland" resident director of Dalkeith House.
    • Requirements: Master’s degree, preferably with an emphasis in student affairs or counseling. Valid U.S. Passport.
    • Salary: Based on qualifications and experience.
    • Application deadline: April 30, 2004. Interviews will be held May 6 at UW-River Falls.

For more information contact Connie Johnson at 836-4411 or send
e-mail to
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16th Annual Latin American Conference to be held at UW-Eau Claire
The 16th annual Midwest Conference on Latin American Studies will be held April 29-30, in Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire. The event, sponsored by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW Extension and the departments of foreign languages, history, music and theatre arts, art & design, and political science, will begin with a welcome from 7-9:30 p.m. April 29, featuring MadiSalsa, a Madison ensemble devoted to the musical traditions of Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Full story. Go to top of page

Negotiation skills seminar to be offered
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW Extension will present “Negotiation Skills,” a two-day seminar designed for small business owners, managers, supervisors, team leaders, project coordinators, administrators or others who manage people or work in a team-based environment.

The seminar will be held April 21-22 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Workshop facilitator Tony Nagle will focus on win-win outcomes, overcoming the five most common obstacles to agreement and reaching agreements efficiently and amicably. The program also includes a discussion on separating people problems from issues and exploring options for mutual gain. Full story. Go to top of page

Aging summit set for May 7
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education and Advisors on Gerontological Education (AGE) will present “It Takes a Village — The Impact of Aging on our Cities and Towns — Generating Solutions and Ideas that Work” May 7 in Eau Claire.

The summit, designed for community leaders, business owners, managers, marketing directors, health and family services professionals, senior services providers, nursing home/assisted living administrators and others interested in and concerned with the impact of aging, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plaza Inn and Suites. Full story.

Mathematics department to offer summer workshops
The UW-Eau Claire mathematics department will offer several workshops in summer 2004. The workshops, scheduled for June and July, will be taught by M. El-Gebeily of the department of mathematical sciences at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Additional details and a workshop list can be found by clicking on "Summer 2004 Workshops" on the mathematics department Web page.

For more information, contact Mohamed Elgindi at or 836-2768. Go to top of page

Proposed changes in School of Education
Following are proposed curricular changes in the School of Education. If you have questions or concerns, contact Roger Tlusty, chair of the School of Education Academic Policies Committee, at or 836-2635 within 15 days of this notice in the University Bulletin.

Comprehensive Major: Art and Design Education (Code 020-xxx)
From: 2003-04 Catalogue, Page 68.
To: Fifty-five semester credits, including:
1) Foundations Courses: 12 credits to be completed in the first year of study, Art 107, 108, 109, 110.
2) Studio Requirement: 21 credits, including Art 244, 249, 264, 281, 312, 357, 367.
3) Art History Requirement: 12 credits, including ArtH 111, 112, and six credits of Art History electives. ArtH/AIS 324 or 335; ArtH 201 or 333 are recommended.
4) Electives in Studio or Art History: ten credits.
This major leads to licensure to teach Art in Early Childhood through Adolescence classrooms.
NOTE 1: C I 350 and 354 are required but not included in the 55 credit major.
NOTE 2: At least 21 credits of upper-division (300-400 level) art courses must be included in the major.
NOTE 3: Internships, directed and independent studies, and special topics courses will count as elective credit.
NOTE 4: ArtH/AIS 324 and 335 will satisfy the Cultural Diversity requirement.

Students desiring to be Comprehensive Teaching Art Majors enter the department’s programs and courses as Pre-Education Art Majors. Formal admission into the Comprehensive Teaching Art Major is based on satisfactory completion of the Foundations Review and a recommendation for acceptance into the major by the Art & Design faculty. (Note: this admission procedure is relevant only to the Department of Art & Design’s Comprehensive Teaching Major, and it takes place before a second application for formal admission to the School of Education in the student’s junior or senior year.)

Major: History, Teaching (Code 380-202)
From: 2003-04 Catalogue, Page 112.
To: Delete Additional Requirement: Engl 201.

Minor: General Science, Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence (Code 120-402)
From: 2003-04 Catalogue, Pages 57-58.
To: A minimum of 28 semester credits including Biol 100, Phys 100, and Geol 106. The remainder of the credits must be selected from the following: Biol 180, 196, 202, Biol/Wmns 130; Chem 101, 104, 121, 152, 191, 399; Geog 104, 178; Geol 301, 308, 418; Phys 115, 211, 212, 226, 229, 315.
At least 10 credits from one discipline (biology, chemistry, geography/geology, physics) and six credits from each of the other three must be taken.
This minor leads to licensure to teach Science in Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence classrooms.
For advising, see Professor R. Hollon (B. 291) Curriculum and Instruction.

Minor: Religious Studies, Teaching (Code 411-402)
From: 2003-04 Catalogue, Pages 134-135.
To: Twenty-four semester credits, including: 6 credits from Rels/Phil 281, 381, Rels 348, 350, 380, 450, 490; 3 crs. Western Religions from Rels 230, 240, 303, 304, 307, 309; 3 crs. Non-Western Religions from Rels 312, 314, 323, Rels/AIS 330; 3 crs. Critical Approaches from Rels 210, 315, 350, 450, Rels/Phil 326, Rels/Wmns 353, Phil 345; 3 crs. Thematic from Rels 290, 291, 348, 378, 390, 491, Rels/Wmns 355; 6 crs. from courses in above categories or from Rels 100, 110, 395, 396, 397, 399, 498, 499.
1) No more than 3 crs. of Rels 396 are allowed toward the minor.
2) No more than 3 crs. of Rels 397 are allowed toward the minor.
3) No more than 3 crs. of Rels 498 are allowed toward the minor.
This minor is not eligible for licensure by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 27 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 12, 2004

News Bureau
Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: April 20, 2004

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