Education 10.07.14 Minutes

Attending:

Saul Weiner, Val Prater, Elizabeth Romero, Carol Kamin, Michael Prais, Anthony Marino, Lindsey Stolley, Annie Armstrong, Michael Scott, Dave Taeyaerts, Josh Naylor, Heather O’Leary, Ernesto Reyna, Jack Fischer, Janette Maldonado, Abbas Hyderi, Al Schorsch

  • Opening Remarks
    • Committee will review proposals for a vote
      • Consider why each proposal is important to ITGC
      • Consider what funding might be involved
  • Personal Computing Devices (PCD)
    • Discussion of proposal for Mobile Learning Pilot
      • Discussion of present vs. desired criteria
      • If approved, first step of Request for Proposal (RFP) process would be to develop a more detailed criteria list
      • Discussion of interest by a number of health science colleges
      • Motion to approve proposal for Mobile Learning Pilot and send forward to IT Governance Council was approved
    • Proposal for Student Response System (SRS) Pilot
      • Committee reviewed proposal to select STS for campus by doing a pilot
      • Discussion of how to select and assess an option
      • Instructional Technology Lab (ITL) will vet options, share data with committee, and let committee select
      • Discussion of costs and how to measure success
      • Goal is to centralize and save students on the cost of purchasing devices
      • Motion to approve proposal for SRS Pilot and send forward to IT Governance Council was approved
  • Instructional Technologies
    • Proposal
      • Proposal is to develop processes for reviewing and vetting proposals from campus for new technologies that would enhance learning
      • Consideration of funding and likelihood of implementation
      • Education committee would manage this process and send to ITGC
      • Motion to approve document and send forward as formal proposal to IT Governance Council was approved
  • Basic Principles
    • Proposal
      • Outline and discussion of basic principles
      • Would fall under purview of potential teaching and learning center
      • Consideration of changing tenets to serve as a framework for a website that could reflect changing technology and faculty response
      • Website could list principles based on collaboration between the Instructional Technology Lab (ITL), ITGC Education, and the teaching and learning center
      • Proposal will be edited, then put to a vote in November
  • Prioritizing Proposals
    • List proposals with funding as number one, and all others as number two