slide1
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Focus of the Subcommittee’s Report (1)

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

Focus of the Subcommittee’s Report (1) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 74 Views
  • Uploaded on

Towards Envisioning the Future of Instructional Technology at Virginia Tech: Organizational Systems Perspectives. Based on Input from the Organizational Systems Subcommittee of the Task Force on Instructional Technology Scott Midkiff (convener) Debbie Fulton (convener) Jack Davis

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Focus of the Subcommittee’s Report (1)' - zeno


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

Towards Envisioning the Future of Instructional Technology at Virginia Tech:Organizational Systems Perspectives

Based on Input from the Organizational Systems Subcommitteeof the Task Force on Instructional Technology

Scott Midkiff (convener)

Debbie Fulton (convener)

Jack Davis

Sherry Fontaine

John Harwood

John Moore

Peter Macedo

Todd Ogle

March 4, 2011

focus of the subcommittee s report 1
Focus of the Subcommittee’s Report (1)
  • Organizational systems are broadly defined and encompass, at the least …
    • Academic support organizations
    • Infrastructure support organizations
    • Organizations that support training and use of technology
    • Academic units
  • Horizon is from today to 10+ years

Focus is on broad, high-level requirements, leading to opportunities, for organizational systems that will be driven in some form by instructional technology

focus of the subcommittee s report 2
Focus of the Subcommittee’s Report (2)
  • Two general themes
    • Organizational systems will need to respond, adapt or change to remove barriers, provide incentives, or better support teaching and learning that more fully leverages current technology or leverages future technology
    • Crrent and future instructional technologies can enable new ways to realize and improve organizational functions
  • Tried to identify potential opportunities, but have not considered costs versus benefits
status
Status
  • A collection of inputs from the subcommittee (30 items), complete with redundancy and varying levels of detail
  • Evolution and refinement are tasks for the next few weeks
broad categories
Broad Categories
  • Administrative Functions – Removing Barriers
  • Training and Technical Support – Enabling Effective Use of Technology for Teaching and Learning
  • Infrastructure – Technology Support for Teaching and Learning
  • Learning Analytics – Leveraging Infrastructure and Data
  • Educational and Instructional Technology Research – Inventing the Future

Many points span multiple categories

administrative functions removing barriers
Administrative Functions – Removing Barriers
  • Course scheduling
    • Flexibility in timing
    • Flexibility in institution offering and using
    • Alerts and planning data
  • Registration
    • Who is a VT student?
    • When are they a VT student?
  • Courses
    • Hybrid courses
    • More information about courses
  • Content repositories
    • Student access
    • Integrating content
    • Sharing and selling/buying content
    • IP issues
training and technical support enabling effective use of technology for teaching and learning
Training and Technical Support – Enabling Effective Use of Technology for Teaching and Learning
  • Seamless technology support for all faculty and students
  • Coordinated, collaborative and comprehensive instructional development and support resources
    • Flexible modules
    • Web based
  • New models of peer evaluation and mentoring
infrastructure technology support for teaching and learning 1
Infrastructure – Technology Supportfor Teaching and Learning (1)
  • Network connectivity
    • Ubiquitous access to high-bandwidth networking in the classroom
    • Support to stay “one-step ahead”
  • Mobility support
    • Platforms and applications
    • Connectivity
  • Mechanisms that support and leverage innovative technology in the classroom
    • Technology infrastructure
    • Activity monitoring and capture
  • Unified identity management
    • Within VT, for multiple functions, and across institutions
infrastructure technology support for teaching and learning 2
Infrastructure – Technology Supportfor Teaching and Learning (2)
  • Moving to “the cloud”
    • Infrastructure
    • Repositories (cloud and not) and management
  • Connecting the “physical” and the “cyber”
    • In classrooms and other learning spaces
    • For physical artifacts
  • New simulation models, especially for the humanities and social sciences
  • Exploring and transitioning to new technology
    • Instrumentation
    • Assessment
    • Support
learning analytics leveraging infrastructure and data
Learning Analytics – LeveragingInfrastructure and Data
  • Student and faculty support through learning analytics systems to identify at-risk students at the course level
educational and instructional technology research inventing the future
Educational and Instructional Technology Research – Inventing the Future
  • Nurture and develop transdisciplinaryeducational research that integrates educational research with technology innovation, and the practice of faculty teaching and student learning
ad