Information Technology Services

Drop Shadow

April 14, 2010

IRC Meeting, April 14, 2010, 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Location: UC-107. Buffet lunch provided.

1. Demo of WolfVison Document Camera (Exposure to Faculty and Ease of Use). – 12:00 to 12:05 Ed Ybarra/Shahra

2. Welcome and Introductions – 12:05 to 12:07 Chris

3. IRC Charge, Focus on Academics, Shared Governance, Forum to provide advice to CIO on advancing technology at USD. – 12:07 to 12:10 Chris

4. IRC members: "ambassadors to the academic community" (bring information back to your schools/college). – 12:10 to 12:12 Chris

5. ITS/ATS Role on IRC: – 12:12 to 12:17 Shahra

a. Identifying effective use of technology at USD and helping enhance student learning and instructional support needs.

b. Developing a deeper understanding of faculty and student needs.

c. Bridging technology solutions and pedagogical strategies by providing technical support to faculty.

6. Challenges ITS faces (budget and IT Staffing); USD reduction in non-instructional salary base. – 12:17 to 12:20 Chris

7. ATS Current Technology/Services (iTeam, STA Program, Web Development, Media Services, Help Desk/Desktop Services, Classroom Technology; Labs; Hardware/Software, etc.) – 12:20 to 12:27 Shahra

8. History and Current Classroom Improvements. – 12:27 to 12:32 Shahra

9. Models for future learning spaces (Serra 205, Serra 155, SLP 424, informal spaces). – 12:32 to 12:45 Shahra

10. Recent surveys of Faculty/Students about Classrooms/Pedagogy (WASC related), with Q&A. – 12:45 to 1:00 Cel/Sue

11. 2010 Classroom Technology Decisions (potential 5-Year equipment financing). – 1:00 to 1:03 Chris

12. Open Discussion: 2010 ATS Classroom Improvements List (new and/or replacement technology). – 1:03 to 1:16 Shahra/Chris

13. Open Discussion: Ideas for new technology/services (Mobile iTeam, Drop-In Center) and incentive programs for faculty. – 1:16 to 1:28 Shahra/Chris

14. Closing Remarks/Thank You – 1:28 to 1:30 Chris