ATC Mins 5_23_2012

Approved: Oct 3, 2012
To Faculty Senate Oct. 15, 2012

 

ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
MINUTES OF MEETING OF May 23, 2012

CALL TO ORDER
Chair Derek Yip-Hoi called the Academic Technology Committee to order on May 23, 2012 at 4:03 PM.  There were 18 people present (see attached roster). 

Introductions: Members of the committee briefly introduced themselves. ATC welcomed the new committee members. In addition, today is the last day that some will be serving; faculty service on this committee has been greatly appreciated. ATC thanked these members for all of their effort.

Election of Chair/Vice Chair:

 
Approval of the Minutes

 
AGENDA
Assessment of Western’s Computer Labs

Frank Roberts presented a summary of the preliminary data that has been collected on Western’s computer labs. Roberts organized the findings as follows: Types of labs, ways in which labs are used, accuracy of LabStats data, and types and examples of LabStats data.
       

 

New Business Proposal for the adoption of “Canvas” as a replacement LMS (Learning Management System) for Blackboard

 

The following motion was passed:
The ATC supports making Canvas available to select faculty, as part of a pilot run starting Fall 2012, to study the challenges of converting to this LMS here at Western. This is not to be interpreted as an endorsement at this time of a change to Canvas from Blackboard, though this may be forthcoming pending the findings of the pilot.

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:09 PM

ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE 2011-2012

Vacancy
Requirement

Phone

Office

MS

Term Starts

Term Ends

4/11/12

Senator  Vacant

 

Gary L Bornzin, Deputy CHAIR

Fairhaven

x4918

FA335

9118

2007

2013

P

John F McLaughlin

Huxley

x7617

ES440

9181

2008

2012

P

Bruce Hamilton

CFPA

PA58

9107

2011

2013

P

Sarah Campbell

CHSS

X4793

AH 342

9083

2011

2013

P

Rieko M Darling

CHSS

x3143

PH39

9078

2010

2012

 

Derek Yip-Hoi –CHAIR

CST

x7236

ET313

9086

2010

2012

P

Deepinder Bajwa

CBE

x7309

PH439

9077

2009

2013

 

Elizabeth Stephan

Library

X2061

WL272

9103

2011

2013

P

Raine Dozier

Woodring

x2052

MH419

9087

2010

2012

P

Geoffrey Matthews

CST

x3797

BH306

9165

2010

2012

 

Justina Brown

CII

x7210

CH301

9095

2005

P

Frank Roberts

Dir ATUS

x3361

MH152

9094

2007

P

Max Knittel

ITPG

x3261

CF305

9164

2005

P

John Lawson

VProvost IT

x3917

OM375

9033

2006

P

Rob Galbraith

ATUS

x3368

MH154A

9094

 

Fabiola Arvizu

ASVP

VU504E

9106

2011

2012

 

Mason Luvera

AS Student Rep.

 

Jon Junell

CBE

P

Steve Ross

CBE

X4890

PH343A

9077

P

Derrick Mears

PEHR

P

John Farquhar

Mngr. - ATUS

P

Daniel Pickard

The Western Front

 

 

 

 

 

P

Recorders:
Zachary Sisco

Recorder

x6808

OM350

9106

P

P

   DATE: May 23, 2012

TOTAL PRESENT  

18