Faculty Information Technology Review Committee Minutes
08. March, 2004
In attendance were members:
The March meeting opened at 3 pm on March 12, 2004 in room 124 of the Rawl Annex Building.
The minutes from the December meeting were approved.
Elmer Poe presented Distance Education (DxE) Workload Issues concerning faculty following IRCC Sub-Committee review.
1> Funds allocated from UNC-OP to Units according to formula for credit hrs.
a - pool to fund start-up and development. (info from J. Smith – Intr. Provost)
b - $’s from Previous Fiscal Year
c – UNC-OP -> ECU -> Deans -> Chairs -> Programs
d – Desirable for Units (Deans) to innovate/experiment
2> Exam Security remains major concern – most require students to attend proctored exam sessions.
Review of Innovation Grant Proposals (11).
Membership review revealed significant variations in proposal ranking. Group review was initiated beginning with consensus highest ranking. Discussions revealed substantial agreement to obtain consensus. Focus of proposals designed for student environment – not instructional use. Faculty research use is not a permissible use.
Discussions produced increasing consensus with follow-up meeting (April 12) for final approval. Members are requested to re-submit proposal ranking forms.
The Meeting Adjourned at 5:00 pm.
Minutes Submitted by Paul Fletcher