Instructionally Related Activities Funds Request Summary

Project SponsorFrank Barajas
Activity TitleThe 1960s: A Ventura County Perspective
Activity/Event DateCourse Guest Lecture
Date Funding Needed BySeptember 20, 2014
Previously Funded?Yes
Proposal #235
Report submitted for previously Funded Activity?Yes
Report submitted for previously Funded Activityira-report-spring-2011.pdf (PDF)
Academic Program or Center NameHistory
Estimated total Course Fee revenue0
Amount Requested from IRA$500.00
Estimated Number of Students Participating30
Conditions and ConsiderationsArtist/Performer/Speaker Fees & Honoraria
Brief Activity DescriptionI will invite a guest lecturer, now undetermined, to speak in my ENGL/HIST 430 Change&Transformation: The Sixties course. I will invite person who was active in the Chicana/o Movement in and out of Ventura County. For the past three years, I have invited different people of this generation to speak to the class.
Learning Outcomes and Relation to IRA to Course Offerings• To write explanations of the changes and conflicts in cultural and cross-cultural transformations of the sixties and seventies in America.
The guest lecturer will discuss her/his experience with groups of varying class, race, and ethnic backgrounds. This will entail planning events, the protest of policies, and cross-cultural coalitions.

• To master the major historical and literary themes of the sixties and seventies in America
From the guest lecture, students will have the opportunity to compare the first-hand accounts of the guest speaker with the secondary literature they have been assigned.
Description of Assessment ProcessAn assessment survey will be distributed to the class. In addition, students will be required to post a reflection on CI learn/Blackboard.
Activity Budget13-14-gs-430-barajas.xlsx (MS Excel)
CIA Budget
CIA Proposal
Course Syllabus
CIA Certification
Other Sources of FundingNo other sources will support this activity.
Target Audience/Student MarketingStudents of my ENGL/HIST 430 course is the intended audience. The syllabus and CI learn/Blackboard announcements will detail that attendance for the quest lecture will be required. Students outside the course will be invited by email to attend as the classroom can accommodate.
Bring Benefit to CampusThe class will have a debriefing on the guest lecture by way of reflective posts on CI learn/Blackboard and an in-class discussion. The perspective of the guest lecture will also be a source to be considered for the mid-term exam
Program Chair/Directorjames.meriwether
Academic Affairs AVPkaren.carey
AcknowledgementI acknowledge that I have reviewed and accepted the Conditions and Considerations herein. Please check off boxes as appropriate.

Program Chair/Director Approval

ApprovalI approve the IRA Funds Request described on this page
NameJames Meriwether
Date/Time2/28/2014 3:15:19 PM

Academic Affairs AVP Approval

ApprovalI approve the IRA Funds Request described on this page
NameKaren Carey
Date/Time2/28/2014 3:40:12 PM