Committee Meeting Minutes
– 12:30pm, March 2, 2006
Members Present: Windee Cottle, Victoria Coad, Frank
Crosby, Steve Dodson, Chris Edmondson, Harriet Eskildsen, Andy Haber, John
Hinds, Andrea Hunter, Rick Sapanaro, Ingrid Schreck, Rainer Wachlovosky
Guest Members: Bernie Blackman, VP Organizational
Development, Anita Martinez, VP Organizational Learning
Members Absent: Julie Driscoll, Patrick Kelly
asked the Committee to give her specific info on the Distance Education
2. Guest Bernie Blackman:
- Bernie asked
for feedback from the Committee on what software packages should be used
to provide demographic, industry, occupational, and curricula forecasts
and impacts by region.
Crosby’s Audio Demo:
recordings of Frank’s lectures are available in his WebCT courses and a
live demo was given.
feedback is positive; half of his students in his history class have accessed
the audio portion of the course.
Compliance and accessibility concerns were raised, but the needed
technology for downloading recordings is minimal: a quick Internet
connection and a media player.
ways to record lectures were discussed. Chancellor-supported CCCConfer has
an archival method using Horizon Live which may be an alternative to
through the CVC will end July 1 and will CoM self-host? Self-hosting has
advantages, one being lower cost.
states that this is a short-term interim solution—a two year solution
because eventually the new ERP will make possible an integrated, upgraded
version of WebCT.
- Price of
server is $11,00 roughly and if this will be approved by administration,
implementation will need to start by May 1st.
and student support of WebCT is needed, and this is an urgent need because
CoM is losing students.
5. Student Domain Server implementation:
reports that a two phase plan is in the works for a student domain so that
all lab across campus will have the same login info.
6. Status of
gave another demonstration of the online Employee Directory which will go
live this week.
- Get the
word out: Faculty, staff and administrators should add to their personal
profiles via the Intranet.
draft a letter to Anita Martinez requesting the following: 1) urgent need for
WebCT server 2) urgent need for WebCT support, including staff training in
Discussed Next time:
for acquiring department/faculty web sites.
a Web Support Coordinator for faculty professional development.
Instructional Technology support structures at other schools.
- develop a
Tech Web Page to provide faculty with technology instructions that are
unique to to CoM.
more flex activities to provide faculty with technology training.
about faculty and student technology use and what they need.