Education 03.04.14 Minutes

Attending:

Michael Prais, Anthony Marino, Heather O’Leary, Francis Schlemmer, Olympia Kalagidis, Ernesto Reyna, Valerie Prater, Annie Armstrong, Josh Naylor, Saul Weiner, Mike Lund, Phyllis Hayes, Michael Hites, Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom

 

  • Update from Subcommittees
    • E0004- Personal Computing Devices (PCD)
      • Research was analyzed from other institutions for evidence of current efforts
      • Findings are mostly iPad-focused
      • e-Texts and student response systems are being analyzed
      • Discussion followed of various related initiatives at UIC and elsewhere
    • E0005- Basic Principles
      • Brainstorm of ideas for basic principles, what should be considered
      • Committee is whittling down ideas to those that seem most important and have the best structure
      • Discussion of next steps
      • Consideration of creating a useful website to provide resources to instructors
    • E0006- Services and Support
      • Discussion of what the subcommittee wants to accomplish
      • Current focus is on processes and procedures for submissions of request for services and support
      • Consultation with AITS for assistance
      • Focus should be on what resources are available
      • Goal is to have a process by which people on campus can make requests, and have the form to do so
      • Consideration of what mechanism to use to do this
      • Consideration of financial resources, capacity, and effectiveness
  • Subcommittee Meetings
    • Committee broke into three subcommittees for additional meetings