Teaching, Learning, Technology Roundtable

TLTR Notes for 2/29/2008

In attendance: J. C. Turner, Kristi Tornquist, Kristen Lyman, Casey Wagner, Marcus Pohl, Lauren McGee, George Fiedler, Wade Nelson, Mark Kotcho, Phil Thorson, Doug Polley, Sara Grachek, Bob Lessinger, Ilya Yakovlev

  • Kristi discussed-

A. Status of Respondus Lockdown Browser software available from Office of Chancellor (OoC):
-Continuing studies is not interested in it at this time.
-Sent to TPR committee (No response yet)
B. Office of Chancellor has some enterprise wide funds and has established a cross functional    advisory committee to evaluate proposals form OoC staff. (Kristi is a member)
C. Nearing deadline (3/12/08) for SCSU proposals for campus specific OcC funds Kristi will continue to solicit proposals.

  • Revisions

5.4.2 Classroom Resources -George has update information with the suggestions made and posted to the website. Please view and contact George with any input.

  • Continuation of Technology Plan review

5.21 Digitization-Suggestions

  • In the background, remove first bullet (both audio and video)
  • Add a section on Intellectual Property in the introduction, a reference to copyright issues
  • As a Goal add plan for transitioning older media (floppy disks, etc.) to new media (CD, DVD, etc.)

Committee assigned-Keith Eggert, Tom S and ITIS
5.24 Emerging Technologies-Suggestions

  • This is being done but there may be a need to make this systematic.
  • Two issues; collection of emerging information and who is already working on emerging specific technologies.

Committee assigned-J.C., and Mark Kotcho
5.9 Desktop Computing Overview- Revised draft will be posted to website.

  • Will add in analysis of old goals and put in new goals

5.9.1 Desktop Computing Hardware- Revised draft will be posted to website.

  • May want to add in a section on disposal  of hardware.

5.9.2 Desktop Computing Software-Revised draft will be posted to website.

  • A suggestion was made to add a goal to work with MnSCU on licenses.
  • A suggestion was made to add; continue to review and publish standardizing software.

Next meeting:  3/14/08
1st Review 5.10, 5.16, 5.16.1, 5.16.2, 5.16.3
Receive Drafts  5.11, 5.11.1, 5.11.2, 5.12
Final Discussion 5.9, 5.9.1. 5.9.2.
Notes by Sheila Landucci