Education 11.01.16 Minutes

Attending:

John Fyfe, Marieke Schoen, Nate Phillips, Jon Art, Val Prater, Elizabeth Romero, Martina Bode, Wendy Jeanes, Anthony Marino, Alana Steffen, Mike Kamowski, Julie Fisher, Tim Sullivan, Josh Naylor, Michael Hites, Michael Scott, Kim Richards, Heather O’Leary

  • Subcommittee Reports
    • Personal Computing Devices
      • Noted that there were a few proposals put forward last year and due to a change in leadership, they were not funded
      • Mention of sending one of the proposals forward again
      • Discussion of Innovation Center report and need for greater mobile technology
      • Suggested a possibly need for a group to vet grant submissions
      • Suggested concern was voiced on infrastructure needed for mobile proposal
      • Discussion on possible pilot to determine success and scale
      • Discussion on sending proposal forward again, resulting in committee agreeing to send it
      • IT Governance Council will meet in December to discuss proposals
    • LMS Board
      • Noted that next Blackboard update will be in December, during which time the program will be down
      • Noted that the LMS Board has expanded to include representatives from remote campuses, designers, and infrastructure
      • Discussion on compiling and reporting Blackboard feedback from the campus
      • Suggested to increase effort on educating faculty on what is available to them through Blackboard
      • Noted that there will be a Blackboard workshop in the TLC
    • Instructional Technology
      • Suggested that someone on campus requested a specific change to Qualtrics, and used the form as a model of how to do this
      • Mentioned concerns on Rate and Funding, noting that a report will be brought to the committee in December
  • Standing Reports
    • TLC
      • Information on upcoming workshops was shared
  • Old Business
    • ACCC SLAs
      • The services offered in ACCC’s SLAs were listed
      • The committee was asked for volunteers to review certain services and report back at the next meeting
    • Classroom Design Focus Group
      • Noted that the CLE will be holding a faculty focus group on classroom design