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Languages Advisory Group Agenda, Fall 2009

Categories: Languages

Agenda for the Dec. 10th meeting:

1. Impact of the current financial crisis and budget cuts on LIS services and resources. (Carol Peddie)

2. Updates and announcements:  LIS and the CTLR are looking for examples of innovative uses of technology to feature in our new Teaching with Technology Blog and to participate in the Pedagogy and Technology Fair next spring. (Bryan)

3. Status of new College web site and departmental support.

4. Old items:

  • What is the policy on PC to Mac switch (for faculty)?
  • What’s the upgrade schedule for XP to Vista?
  • What’s faculty equipment replacement schedule going forward in the new fiscal climate?
  • answered here

5. New business

Arts Advisory Group – Agenda Dec. 2, 2009

Categories: Arts

Here’s the agenda for the Dec. 2nd meeting:

1. Impact of the current financial crisis and budget cuts on LIS services and resources. (Carol Peddie)

2. Updates and announcements:  LIS and the CTLR are looking for examples of innovative uses of technology to feature in our new Teaching with Technology Blog and to participate in the Pedagogy and Technology Fair next spring. (Shel)

3. Status of new College web site and departmental support.

4. Old items:
a. Final Cut Pro
b. Video storage solution

5. New business

Sciences – Requests for future meeting topics

Categories: Sciences

Post your requests for Sciences meeting topics here!  (click on the “Comment” link below, then “Leave a Reply”)

Sciences Advisory Group Agenda, Fall 2009

Categories: Sciences

Monday, November 16, 3-4 pm, MBH 331

Agenda:

1. Announcements [5 minutes]

  • LIS and the CTLR are looking for examples of  innovative uses of technology to feature on the new Teaching with Technology Blog and in next year’s Pedagogy and Technology Fair.
  • Other announcements?

2. Effects of budget cuts on LIS services and resources (Carol Peddie) [20 minutes]

3. Updates and followup from previous meetings: [15 minutes]

  • Is DFS/middfiles faster than Tigercat?
  • Calendar for software updates:  coming.
  • Network registration issues for fixed-location computers: contact Howie.
  • Web Makeover:
    • Still haven’t determined date when old system will be unavailable.
    • Intellectual property:  The copyright guidelines in the college handbook are there to assist people to make this determination.  The handbook also has guidelines on sharing student records.  It is not our policy to review posted material unless we are notified that there is a problem.
  • Segue blog for updates.  And, Alex Chapin is interested in coming to a future meeting.

4. Next steps for our May discussion on research and tech instruction [10 minutes]

5. Feedback, please:  Are these meetings useful?  How could they be better? [5 minutes]

6. Next meeting:  March? [5 minutes]

Notes from Meeting 2 of the Humanities Advisory Group

Categories: Advisory Groups, Humanities

Humanities Advisory Group Meeting Notes

(recorded by Shel Sax ; reviewed by Andy Wentink and Holly Allen)

The Humanities Advisory Group met at 8:30 a.m., on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, in LIB105.

Attending: Holly Allen, Judy Watts, Brett Millier, MaryEllen Bertolini, Randy Ganiban, Heidi Graswick, Brenda Ellis, Dana Barrow, Pieter Broucke, Shel Sax, Andy Wentink, Amy Morsman, Will Nash, and for 10 minutes Joe Antonioli

Agenda

1. Impact of impending web makeover on departments

2. Sunsetting of Segue as a course management system and the process of finding its replacement

3. Discussion of research and technology instructions for students. What topics should be covered during the First Year Seminar orientations that are most relevant to the Humanities division?  What research and technology skills should students possess upon graduation and how can we best provide training, support and development of these skills

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Languages Advisory Group Agenda, May 2009

Categories: Advisory Groups, Languages

When: Thursday, May 14, 4:00-5:00
Where: LIB 145

Web Makeover

  • How do you envision your Website?
  • Who is the point person for your Website?
  • Talk about 400 stories for White Whale.
  • Questions More

Sciences Advisory Group Agenda, May 2009

Categories: Advisory Groups, Sciences

When: Wednesday, May 20, 1:30-2:30
Where: MBH 331

Agenda:
1. Update on web makeover (10 min.)
2. Update on Segue (10 min.)
3. Discussion of research and technology instruction for students (40 min.)

In preparation for Wednesday’s meeting, would you ask your departments:  More

FLAC Agenda, March 2009

Categories: FLAC
March 2009 Agenda
1. Segue assessment
2. Feedback and discussion on divisional advisory groups
3. Print management next steps
4. Open access faculty legislation

SLAC Agenda, March 2009

Categories: Advisory Groups, Student
  1. Administrivia (10)
  • Review Charge and Members and establish student co-chair (5)
  • Schedule meetings for the rest of the year (3)
  • Discuss process for membership for next year (with goal of establishing this by May) (2)

2. Brainstorm possible topics (10)

3. Discuss print management and microsoft office student license: what can SLAC members do to help us better understand the issues surrounding these two programs? (25)