Education 04.05.16 Minutes

Attending:

Valerie Prater, Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Michael Scott, Annie Armstrong, Michael Hites, Dave Taeyaerts, Mike Kamowski, Elizabeth Romero, Jon Art, Dean Dang, Nathan Philips, Abbas Hyderi, Heather O’Leary, Saul Weiner, Alana Steffen

  • Subcommittees
    • LMS Governance Board
      • A mission statement was created to clarify the LMSGB’s charge and reporting structure
      • Discussion of original charge and how it relates to the new mission statement
      • Discussion of priorities and purpose of the board
      • Further discussion on problems that have occurred which were related to Blackboard
      • Committee agreed that the LMSGB should be looking into the issue of reviewing Blackboard
      • Suggested bringing the new charge to the committee at the next meeting for a vote
  • Standing Reports
    • TLC
      • Noted that the advisory group will be attending a celebration of the teaching scholars
  • Old Business
    • ITGC Education Committee Elevator Speech
      • Edits were suggested and updates will be made
      • Speech will be presented to other committee chairs for follow up
      • A consulting exercise to address concerns with governance is being worked on
  • New Business
    • Shared Drives
      • A presentation was given
      • Sharing options were compared and contrasted
      • Discussion on creating FERPA compliant groups and security
      • Discussion on mapping drives and different options
    • Virtual Student Research Poster Presentations
      • Suggestions were asked for on how students could present remotely
      • Talking to the OVCR was suggested, using the distance student as a pilot to report back to the committee
    • Nomination of Chair Elect
      • Nominations are coming up
      • Nomination requests will be sent out