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Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
The Ninth regular meeting of the Senate of The University of British
Columbia for the Session 1973-74 was held on Wednesday, May 22, 1974 at
8.00 p.m. in the Board and Senate Room, Administration Building.
Present:   PresidentW. H. Gage (Chairman), Dr. A.E. Aho,
Dean J. H. M.Andrews, Mrs. M. F. Angus, Deputy President W. M.
Armstrong, Dean D. V. Bates, Dr. L. L. Bongie, Dr. D. G. Brown,
Mr. G. B. Burns, Mr. R. M. Buzza, Mr. R. J. Carter, Dr. S. D. Cavers,
Dr. R. M. Clark, Mr. C J. Connaghan, Dean I. McT. Cowan, Dr. R. Daniells,
Dr. C. G. David, Dr. J. D. Dennison, Mrs. F. Field, Dr. C V. Finnegan,
Dr. J. G. Foulks, The Hon. E. D. Fulton, Mr. G. S. Funt, Dean J. A. F.
Gardner, Dr. W. C Gibson, Dr. R. F. Gray, Dr. N. A. Hall, Dr. D. F.
Hardwick, Mr. A. J. Hilliker, MissW. J. Hudson, Dr. F. R. C. Johnstone,
Dr. J. M. Kennedy, Dean D. T. Kenny, Dr. W. D. Kitts, Dr. L. Kraintz,
Dr. R. V. Kubicek, Mrs. W. T. Lane, Mrs. J. MacD. Lecky, Mr. T. B.
Lindsay, Dean A. J. McClean, Mr. J. A. McEwen, Dr. M. F. McGregor,
Dr. D. J. MacDougall, Rev. J. P. Martin, Dr. P. Merivale, Dr. D. D.
Munro, Mr. R. F. Osborne, Mr. P. W. Park, Miss E. B. Paul, Dr. I. S.
Ross, Mrs. L. Say I e. Acting Dean J. E. Searcy, Ms. S. H. M. Smaill,
Mr. A. M. Smolensky, Mrs. H. W. Sonthoff, Mrs. C. A. Soong, Dr. J. R.
Stein, Mr. G. A. Thorn, Mr. B. B. Trevino, Dr. M. Uprichard, Mr. F. C
Walden, Dr. W. A. Webber, Dr. R. L. White, Ms. K. P. Young.
Observers:   Mr. J. A. Banham
Messages of regret for their inability to attend were received from
Chancellor N. T. Nemetz, Dr. C A. Brockley, Mr. C. McK. Campbell,
Ms. B. G. Errington, Dean W. D. Finn, Dr. S. M. Friedman, Mr. I. F.
Greenwood, Mr. J. Guthrie, Dr. B. Howard, Dr. R. E. McConnell,
Dr. C. A. McDowell, Mr. A. M. Moore, Mr. P. S. Plant, Dean B. E.
Riedel, Dean M. Shaw, Mr. B. Stuart-Stubbs, Mr. D. R. Williams. 6170.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting
Dean Cowan      ) That the Minutes of the Eighth regular
Dr. Hardwick   ) meeting of Senate for the Session 1973-74
having been circulated, be taken as read
and adopted.
From the Board of Governors
Notification of approval in principle of Senate recommendations -
subject, where applicable, to the proviso that none of the programs be
implemented without formal reference to the President and the formal
agreement of the President;   and that the Deans and Heads concerned
with new programs be asked to indicate the space requirements, if any,
of such new programs.
(i)       New courses and course changes recommended by the Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration.   (P. 6167)
(ii)      Re-arrangement of courses to permit the Third Year of the B.Ed.
(Elem.) degree program to be a complete professional year as
recommended by the Faculty of Education.   (P. 6167)
(iii)     New courses and course changes recommended by the Faculty of
Science.    (P. 6167-8)
(iv)     New program leading to a B.Sc. degree in Psychology recommended
by the Faculty of Science.   (P. 6160)
Committee on Prizes,  Scholarships and Bursaries
Dr. David ) That the new awards listed in
Dr. McGregor   ) Appendix 'A' be accepted subject
to the approval of the Board of
Governors, and that letters of
thanks be sent to the donors.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Curriculum Committee
Dr. Hardwick presented the report on procedures of the committee. 6171.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Curriculum Committee   (continued)
In November 1972 Senate approved recommendations contained in
the report of the President's Ad Hoc Committee on Curriculum Procedures
with the request that after a twelve month trial period the Curriculum
Committee review its procedures and report back to Senate.
At that time the membership of the committee was increased to
twenty-five.   This included the chairmen of the twelve Faculty Curriculum
Committees, seven members of Faculty, two members of Convocation
and four Students.   The committee felt that the altered membership had
allowed the committee to function in a satisfactory fashion.
The amalgamation of the New Programs Committee into the Curriculum
Committee had expedited the handling of proposed new programs.
The committee recommended the continuation of handling material
presented to it as Category A (new courses and substantial changes)
and Category B items (minor changes) since this seemed to have been
a satisfactory administrative mechanism for handling and separating
the various curricular offerings.
Curriculum change forms had been created for Faculty curriculum
presentations to the committee and these were considered to be very
useful.   A timetable for submissions had also been produced to ensure
an even distribution of the workload. 6172.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Curriculum Committee   (continued)
Dr. Hardwick    ) That the Senate Curriculum Committee
Dr. Cavers ) membership (page 5692-4) and general
procedures (pages 5453, 5454, 5692,
5726, 5727) be adopted.
Ad Hoc Committee on Extracurricular Activities
Mrs. Soong presented an interim report which had been circulated.
In April 1973 a committee had been established to examine Senate's
philosophies and objectives vis-a-vis extracurricular activities and
to make recommendations regarding the implementation of same.
During its deliberations the committee had met with Recreational
Services, Women's Athletic Committee, Men's Athletic Committee,
Intramurals, Recreation UBC, Health Services, Counselling Services,
Dean of Women's office, AMS, Faculty Association, Information Services,
UBC Housing Administration, Dr. Whit Matthews (Senior Investigator,
AUCC-CIAU study of university athletic and recreation programs).
The committee had also reviewed the following materials:-
1. Report of the sub-committee on Intramural, Extramural
and Recreational Activities, June 1972.
2. Report of Committee on Recreation, Athletics and
Physical Education, May 1958.
3. General Information section of UBC Calendar.
4. Report to Senate of UBC Senate Committee on Long-Range
Objectives, 1969. 6173.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Reports of Committees of Senate
Ad Hoc Committee on Extracurricular Activities   (continued)
In February 1974 letters of enquiry were sent to B. C Provincial
Secretary Ernest Hall, B. C Minister of Health Dennis Cocke, and
the Minister of National Health and Welfare Marc Lalonde, in order to
ascertain their Departments' official policy or philosophy relating to
the desirability of encouraging student participation in sports and
recreational programs.   The committee were also awaiting copies of
similar studies conducted recently in other Canadian universities by
Senate or Presidential committees.
From discussions and review of written materials the committee
had found no clear-cut Senate statement pertaining to philosophies and
objectives vis-a-vis extracurricular activities;   nor had they found
evidence of any support for extracurricular recreational activities by
the University.   The committee therefore felt it would be necessary to
prepare a proposal of such guidelines for consideration by Senate.   These
will be submitted to Senate when the committee makes its final report in
the Fall.
Proposals of the Faculties
Faculty of Arts   (See Appendix 'B')
Lists of extra-sessional courses to be offered in the 1974-75 Winter
Session had been circulated for information. 6174.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Proposals of the  Faculties    (continued)
Faculty of Education
Native  Indian Teacher Training  Program
A proposal to offer a Native Indian Teacher Training Program
had been circulated.   Dean Andrews explained that the Faculty had
recognized that there was an appalling shortage of native Indian
teachers in the Province in relation to the number of native Indians
and they had therefore proceeded to develop a program following
extensive consultation with the leaders of the Indian community.
It was stated in the report that the general objective was to
increase the number of native Indian teachers certified to teach in
B.C. schools by developing an alternative program which is more
appropriate to the educational background, heritage, needs and
desires of people of Indian ancestry in this Province.   The program
would serve both "status" and "non-status" Indian people.
The program consisted of four steps, each equivalent to one
year of university study.   Upon completion of the four steps the
Bachelor of Education (Elementary) degree would be awarded.
At the end of the third step the student teacher would receive
an Interim Standard Teaching Certificate.   This would become a
Permanent Certificate upon completion of two successful years of
teaching, as is the case with all Interim Certificates.   All students
would be encouraged, but not required, to complete the fourth step. 6175.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
Proposals of the Faculties
Faculty of Education
Native  Indian Teacher Training  Program    (continued)
The content of the program has been divided into three
categories;   teaching competencies, education background and
general background.   There is some overlap between these
categories, but it has provided a useful system for analyzing
the teacher education process.
Teaching competencies included classroom management,
voice projection,  lesson planning, use of media, selection of
teaching strategies and interpersonal skills.   Education background
included programs, materials and approaches to teaching various
subjects, topics from educational foundations courses, alternate
forms of education, educati on-related services curriculum
development.   General background consisted of general information
background that a teacher should have, selected from the arts,
the physical and social sciences, and the opportunity to study in
depth such topics as Indian history, contemporary issues in Indian
matters and social change and Indian languages.
Dean Andrews requested that paragraph 3 (Special NITEP
Entrance), under the heading "Admissions" on pages 12-13 of the
report, be deleted since the mature student entrance requirements
would be sufficient. 6176.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Proposals  of the Faculties
Faculty of Education
Native Indian Teacher Training  Program    (continued)
Dean Andrews   ) That the proposal of the Faculty of
Dr. Gray ) Education to offer a Native Indian
Teacher Training Program be
In reply to queries raised it was confirmed that English 100
would be taken in the First Year;    that the staffing of the program
would be primarily done with present Faculty members, people
from regional colleges etc., who would be appointed through the
Board;   that the program would be carefully evaluated and the
results reported to Senate.
It was pointed out that normally new programs were referred
to the Curriculum Committee.
Mr. Hilliker  ) That the proposal of the Faculty of
Dr. Cavers    ) Education to offer a native Indian
Teacher Training Program be
referred to the Senate Curriculum
It was explained that the Faculty proposed to offer the program
in the Fall and therefore Senate approval was required immediately.
The motion to refer was lost.
The motion to approve the program was put and carried. 6177.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Proposals of the Faculties
Faculty of Education
Native  Indian  Education Teacher Training Program    (continued)
The Chairman suggested that the Senate Curriculum Committee
might wish to discuss the proposal with the Dean of the Faculty of
Education in order to resolve any points of doubt.
Modifications to programs  in the Faculty of Education
Proposed modifications to programs had been circulated for
information.   Dean Andrews explained that the Faculty had
re-examined its programs and had attempted to establish
different ways of offering the programs which would improve
the quality.   There was no new material to be presented to the
Curriculum Committee but it was felt that Senate should be informed
of these modifications.
Internship Programs - These are one year pilot programs.
Both the Elementary and Secondary Programs extend the
present ten weeks practice teaching period to a full school
Semestering Program   (Secondary Education) - Under this
program the school experience is re-arranged into one seven
week and one three week block of student teaching as an
alternative to the present one week, two week, four week,
three week sequence of school experience.
Open Area Teacher Preparation Program - This program
offers on-campus instruction in intensive block sessions and
requires seventeen to eighteen weeks of school experience in
both regular and open area classrooms.
School Campus  Interaction  Program - The main feature of this
program is direct integration of university work with the school
situation.   Students will be involved in intensive block sessions
on campus and in an increasing amount of school-based experience. 6178.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
Proposals of the Faculties
Faculty of Education
Modifications to programs  in the Faculty of Education    (continued)
West Vancouver/University of British Columbia Collaborative
Program - This is a school-based program which attempts to
integrate course work with teaching experience.   The student
teachers will cover the bulk of their Education course work in
seminars conducted by faculty members who will use the
resources of a secondary school and three elementary schools
in West Vancouver.
Co-operative Venture in the Training of Teachers - This is
an option for up to 25 Third Year transfer students in Elementary
Education.   The students will make use of university facilities
and resources, but the program is designed to draw upon the
experience of the school's teachers who will co-operate with
U.B.C. Faculty members in an attempt to unify the theory and
practice of teaching.
Competency Based Teacher Education Program   (for Social
Studies Teachers) - This is a collaborative project involving
professors, teachers and students and will focus on the nature
of teaching tasks.   Students will then set about acquiring skills,
drawing on the methods, psychology, philosophy and audio
visual components of the regular program.
Community Education Program - This program is designed to
give students opportunities to experience not only regular
classrooms but varying teaching situations in community
Mr. Hilliker    ) That the proposed modifications to
Dr. Cavers      ) programs in the Faculty of Education
be referred to the Senate Curriculum
Dean Andrews pointed out that there were no new courses,
changes in existing courses or new program regulations and
although the practice teaching period had been extended under
the Internship Programs this was not covered by regulation. 6179.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Proposals of the Faculties
Faculty of Education
Modifications to programs  in the Faculty of Education    (continued)
Following a brief debate the motion to refer was lost.
Continuing Education Credit Courses   (See Appendix 'B')
Lists of courses to be offered in the 1974-75 Winter Session
had been circulated for information.
Late Submissions
Dr. McGregor   ) That Senate authorize the Curriculum
Dr. Webber       ) Committee and/or the Admissions
Committee to act on behalf of Senate
upon recommendations of the Faculties
or Schools which require implementation
in September that have not been submitted
in time for consideration of the May meeting
of Senate.
It was explained that the intent of the motion was to make provision
for routine matters to be dealt with during the summer.   Any proposal
acted upon by either committee would come before Senate at its meeting
of September 11,  1974 for ratification.
The motion was put and carried.
Candidates for Degrees - Congregation  1974
Dean Cowan      ) That the candidates for degrees as
Dr. Hardwick   ) approved by the Faculties be granted
the degree for which they were
recommended, and that the Registrar,
in consultation with the Deans and the
Chairman of Senate make any necessary
Carried 6180.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
Scholarships and Awards
The Chairman reported that Michael L. Overton was to receive the
Governor-General's Gold Medal.
Dr. Kennedy     ) That the medals, prizes, scholarships and
Dean Gardner   ) fellowships be awarded as recommended
in the list of awards dated May 22,  1974.
The New Universities Act
A resolution was circulated at the meeting concerning the Bill for the
new Universities Act.   This item had been placed on the agenda at the
request of Dr. Clark and permission to discuss the resolution was
Dr. Clark      ) That the rules be suspended.
Dr. Cavers   )
Dr. Clark     ) That the Senate of The University of British
Dr. Aho        ) Columbia request The Honourable Eileen
Dailly, Minister of Education, to consult
further with the universities about the
provisions of new legislation that would
significantly affect the universities either
by amending the present Act, or by the
introduction of new legislation.    The Senate
believes that the most helpful way in which
such consultation could take place is to refer
the Bill to the Education Committee of the
Legislative Assembly after the Bill has been
given first reading.
During the following debate Senate was informed that a letter had
already been sent to the Minister of Education asking virtually the same 6181.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
The New Universities Act   (continued)
question as in the first sentence of the resolution and it therefore seemed
unnecessary to repeat this request.
Dean Bates )        That the motion be tabled.
Mr. Smolensky   )
Summary of two surveys conducted by the President's Ad  Hoc Committee
to consider A Report on the Status of Women at The University of British
A report containing the results of surveys on admissions and hiring
had been circulated for information.
Dr. Clark stated that there would be a further report before the end
of the year on other aspects of the Report on the Status of Women at The
University of British Columbia.
In reply to a query the Chairman stated that the Faculty Association
had been requested to recommend members to form part of a committee to
investigate alleged inequities in salaries.
Other Business
Next Regular Meeting of Senate
It had been suggested at the April meeting of Senate that the regular
meeting of June 5, 1974 be cancelled .   A special meeting, if necessary,
would be called by the Chairman. Pages 6182 - 6184
Restricted access - not scanned 6185.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
New Awards Recommended to Senate
The William  L.   Hurford Memorial Scholarship   -  A scholarship
of $500, offered in memory of William L. Hurford by the British
Columbia Maritime Employers' Association, is open to sons and
daughters of members, in good standing, of the International
Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union.   The scholarship
will normally be awarded to the candidate who obtains the highest
standing in Grade XII Government Scholarship Examinations conducted
in January or June by the Department of Education, Victoria, B.C.
and who is proceeding in the Fall to a full program of studies at The
University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Simon Fraser
University, or a Regional College in B. C   Students who wish to
compete for this award must apply on the General Application for
University Entrance Scholarships, which may be obtained from the
office of the University Awards Committee, Room 207, Buchanan
Building, The University of B. C , Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1W5.
The donors reserve the right to withhold the award if the academic
standing of candidates is not sufficiently high or to re-award the
scholarship if the winner receives other scholarships of substantial
value.   The deadline for submitting applications is June 3rd.
The Judge H.E.   Hutcheon  Bursaries   -   Three bursaries, each
in the amount of $500, will be awarded to students entering or
re-enrolling in the Faculty of Law in the academic year 1974/75.
The awards will be made on the basis of scholastic standing and
financial need.
The J.C   "Barney" MacGregor Prize   -   This prize in memory
of J.C "Barney" MacGregor for his dedication and service to
students and Faculty members in the Department of Animal Science
will be awarded to a promising and deserving student in the Third
or Fourth year of Animal Science who displays an interest in Dairy
Cattle Production and Management. 6186.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
(Winter Session
Asian Studies
Courses to be offered through the Centre for Continuing  Education
Social Organization
Peasants and the Third World
Applications of Anthropology to
Modern Life
Introduction to Southeast Asia
Principles of Economics
Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis/
Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis (tent.)
354 The Economics of Public Issues
201  (2 sees.)   A Survey of English Literature from
Chaucer to 1914
204 Short Fiction
300 Seminar for English Majors
303 (3 sees.)   English Composition
309 Modern English and Its Background
355 Chaucer
365 Shakespeare
375               Milton
425 Modern Drama
429 Contemporary Literature
441 Canadian Prose
125 History of Western Art
181 Studio I
333 Romanesque and Gothic Art
335 Renaissance and Mannerist Art
339 19th and 20th Century Art
361 Pre-Colonial Art of South America
385 Studio:   Contemporary Media
303 History of the Canadian West
315 The History of the Natural Sciences
in Modern Times
327 American Colonial and Revolutionary History
400 Intellectual History of Modern Europe
426 Canada After 1867
430 Development of Canadian External
Policy since Confederation
Fine Arts
History 6187.
Wednesday, May 22,  1974.
Courses to be offered through the Centre for Continuing Education
(Winter Session  1974-75)    (continued)
Italian 100 First Year Italian
Political Science
Religious Studies
Basic Japanese
Basic Japanese
Introduction to Philosophy/Philosophical
Epistemology and Metaphysics
Philosophy of Religion
The Government of Canada
Canadian Parties and Political Processes
Dynamics of Behaviour
Theory of Personality
Methods in Research
Introduction to the Study of Eastern
Religious Traditions
Archaeology of the Ancient Near East
Sociology of Life-Styles
Introduction to Comparative Social
Work and Leisure
Political Sociology
First Year Spanish
Second Year Spanish
History of the Spanish Language
Hispanic Language and Literature
Children's Theatre -
New title:   An  Introduction to Developmental
Drama  in  Education 6188.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
Courses to be offered through the Centre for Continuing  Education
(Winter Session
Art Education
English Education   311
General Science       309
Introduction to the Plastic and Graphic Arts
Graphic Arts l/ll
Painting III
The Library in the School
Introduction to Cataloging and Organization
of Library Material
The Teacher and the School Library
Communications Media and Technology
in Learning
History of Education
Instructional Television:   Principles
and Application of Non-Studio Techniques
Communications Media Programes in
Schools—Motion Picture Film and
Motion Picture Production in Education
Children's Literature (2 sec.)
General Science for Elementary School
Teachers (2 sec.)
326 Physical Education
334 The Role of the Teacher in Home and
336 Modern Theories of Education for
Young Children
381 The Library in the School  (2 sec.)
383 Selection of Materials
400 Philosophy of Education
407 Introduction to the Study of Exceptional
Children 6189.
Wednesday, May 22, 1974.
Courses to be offered through the Centre for Continuing Education
(Winter Session  1974-75)
42 5/404
Communications Media and Technology
in Learning
Curriculum and Instruction in Art
Educational Diagnosis and Remedial
Educational Sociology
Cross-cultural Education (Native Indians)
Recent Developments in Elementary Education
Children's Literature (3 or 4 sec.)


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