Agenda • Welcome • Introductions • Charter Review • ITS Overview • Academic Technology Update from Consolidation • Q&A • Next Meeting
Membership • Hull – Buffie Schmidt • CON – Deborah Natvig • Pamplin – David Hunt • Sci & Math – TBD • CAHS – Amanda Barefield • MCG – Andria Thomas • COE – Rebecca Harper • CODM – Kevin Plummer • Library – Kim Mears • CTL – Deborah Richardson • Undergraduate Students: Brittany Mathews & Michael Banks • Graduate Students: TBD
Charter • The purpose of the Academic Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) is to advise the CIO in support of the academic mission of the University through the appropriate use of academic technology and services affecting teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.
Scope • Issues of academic technology • Academic technology strategic planning • Policies, procedures, processes, and standards • Communicating faculty and student desires, concerns, suggestions • Conduit to communicate with colleges, faculty, and students
Instructional Technology Advisory Committees • One per college • In process of establishing on the Summerville campus • Academic Technology Advisory Committee focuses on university-wide strategy • Instructional Technology Advisory Committee focuses on individual college needs and much more operational in nature
ART Overview • Vice Provost
Academic Technology Consolidation • Desire2Learn • ASU and GHSU • Added features & functionality • Kaltura • Learning Repository • Analytics • WebEx Integration • ePortfolio • Hosting model - benefits • Echo360
Academic Technology Consolidation • Classroom & Event Scheduling • Centralized • New Scheduling System • Focus on Maximizing Space Utilization • Classroom Upgrades • Maxwell PAT • UH250 • Health Sciences Building (EC1204, EC1210, EC1218) • Galloway Hall • JSAC Ballroom
Portfolio of Offerings • In addition to D2L… • Echo360 Lecture Capture • WebEx • Audience Response Systems • Exam Systems (Lockdown Browser, ExamSoft)
Academic Technology Stats • On the Health Sciences Campus • 147% increase in the number of lectures being viewed (over 167,000) • 18% growth in number of lectures recorded, (5,102) • Each lecture is being viewed an average of 33 times (an increase of 109%) • Over the last 6 months, we've had a 22% increase in the number of faculty and student using D2L and on average, each user is showing a 7% increase in user engagement (a metric of how long and how users operate within D2L). • Since June we've had a 128% increase in the number of WebEx sessions.
Next Meeting • Shooting for late October/early November • Will send out call for agenda items