Meeting Minutes Spring 2013

Meeting of Wednesday, May 15, 2013

ROLLING AGENDA

1. Announcements and approval of minutes—5 minutes

2. “Best practices” for teaching and learning in the 21st century (Tom Augst)—20 minutes

a. What are the components of high-quality online and hybrid courses?
b. How should this information be disseminated among faculty colleagues?
c. FAQs for faculty consultations

3. Consultation mechanisms—40 minutes

a. Venues for consultation in schools
b. Review of online courses that are already under development/discussion
c. RFP criteria
d. Crowdsourcing

4. Platforms (Tom Delaney)—20 minutes

5. BREAK—15 minutes

6. Partners (Rick Matasar)—30 minutes

7. MOOCs (Russ Neuman)—20 minutes

8. Interim report (Rick Matasar and Matthew Santirocco)—10 minutes

9. New topics?—20 minutes

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Meeting of Wednesday, May 1, 2013

ROLLING AGENDA

1. Announcements

a. Update on the inventory of online and hybrid courses and programs at NYU (Ben Maddox and Peter Schilling)
b. Report on the Coursera partners meeting, 4/4 (Rick Matasar)
c. Report on the Education Innovation Summit, 4/15-17 (Rick Matasar)
d. Report on the TEDMed Conference, 4/16-19 (Marc Triola)

2. Review and approval of minutes

3. Interim report

4. Agenda for longer meeting on 5/15

5. Engaging with the NYU community

a. Further discussion of consultation subcommittee report, especially of the survey of faculty
b. Follow-up with Deans, FSC, SSC, and Student Affairs
c. Engaging students: 4/11 meeting of the University Committee on Student Life (Rick Matasar and Matthew Santirocco)
d. Crowdsourcing possibilities

6. Report from subcommittee on “best practices” for teaching and learning in the 21st century (Tom Augst, Mark Alter, Russ Neuman, Dan O’Sullivan, Jan Plass, Shankar Prasad, and Peter Schilling)

a. What are the components of high-quality online and hybrid courses?
b. How should this information be disseminated among faculty colleagues?
c. FAQs for faculty consultations

7. RFP—continued

8. Platforms and partnering possibilities

9. MOOCs

a. Russ Neuman’s memo on mini-MOOCs

10. Systematic evaluation of technology-enhanced education

a. Russ’s memo on assessment

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Meeting of Tuesday, April 16, 2013

AGENDA

1. Announcements

a. Revised working discussion document
b. Inventory
c. Scheduling a longer meeting
d. Interim Report

2. Review and approval of minutes

3. Engaging with the NYU community (Gigi Dopico-Black, for the subcommittee on faculty consultations/engagement)

a. Engaging students: 4/11 meeting of the University Committee on Student Life
b. Report from subcommittee on faculty consultations/engagement (Gigi Dopico-Black, Mike Beckerman, Richard Cole, Barbara Krainovich-Miller, Ted Magder, Dan O’Sullivan, Jan Plass, and Shankar Prasad)
c. Follow-up with Deans, FSC, SSC, and Student Affairs

4. RFP

5. Report on Coursera conference (Rick Matasar)

6. Subcommittee on “best practices” for teaching and learning in the 21st century (Mark Alter, Tom Augst, Russ Neuman, Dan O’Sullivan, Jan Plass, Shankar Prasad, and Peter Schilling)

a. What are the components of high-quality online and hybrid courses?
b. How should this information be disseminated among faculty colleagues?
c. FAQs for faculty consultations

7. Platforms and partnering possibilities

8. MOOCs

a. Russ Neuman’s memo on mini-MOOCs

9. Systematic evaluation of technology-enhanced education

a. Russ’s memo on assessment

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Meeting of Thursday, April 4, 2013

AGENDA

1. Announcements

a. Inventory
b. Longer meeting
c. Interim Report

2. Review and approval of minutes

3. Focus of the committee

4. Agenda of the committee

a. How to support faculty who want to use technology to enhance education?
b. With regard to online courses, which strategic directions should we explore?
c. What are the components of a high-quality online course?
d. FAQ
e. MOOCs
f. Platforms and partnering possibilities
g. Review proposals of online courses requested so far and our process for handling them
h. Systematic evaluation of technology-enhanced education

5. Engaging with the NYU community

a. Engaging students: 4/11 meeting of the University Committee on Student Life
b. Report from subcommittee on faculty consultations/engagement (Gigi Dopico-Black, Mike Beckerman, Richard Cole, Barbara Krainovich-Miller, Ted Magder, Dan O’Sullivan, Jan Plass, and Shankar Prasad)
c. Follow-up with Deans, FSC, SSC, and Student Affairs
d. RFP for different pilots—e.g., digitization of subject matter, basic courses for an A.A. degree

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Meeting of Thursday, March 7, 2013

AGENDA

1. Announcements
2. Review and approval of minutes
3. Report on the Harvard-MIT conference on “Online Learning and the Future of the Residential Campus”
    (Rick Matasar and Matthew Santirocco)
4. Further discussion of strategic directions
5. Further discussion of strategies for in-person consultation/engagement with faculty and students
6. Current state of platform compatibility among the NYU schools (Tom Delaney)
7. Discussion of partnering possibilities

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Meeting of February 26, 2013

AGENDA

1. Announcements
2. Review and approval of minutes
3. Update on the committee’s website: http://www.nyu.edu/technology-enhanced-education
4. Further discussion of strategic directions
5. Further discussion of strategies for in-person consultation/engagement with faculty and students
6. Discussion of partnering possibilities

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Meeting of February 12, 2013

AGENDA

1. Announcements
2. Review and approval of minutes
3. Communicating to the NYU community

a. Letter to the community
b. Preview of the public website

4. Presentation on “digital natives” and their learning styles—Marc Wais (Vice President for Global Student Affairs) and
    Peter Schilling (Associate Vice President for Academic Innovation, GTS)
5. Instructional support and technology staffing update (Tom Delaney)
6. Further discussion of strategies for in-person consultation/engagement with faculty and students (Rick Matasar)—
    for meeting on 2/26

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Meeting of January 30, 2013

AGENDA

1. Announcements
2. Instructional support and technology staffing update (Tom Delaney)
3. Overview of online issues, strategies, and opportunities (Rick Matasar)
4. Continuation of last meeting’s “housekeeping”/organizational discussions

a. Teleconferencing and the sharing of documents
b. Revisions to the charge
c. Process for drafting and approving meeting summaries/minutes
d. Inventory of existing technology-enhanced courses
e. Communicating to the community
f. Strategies for faculty consultation

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Meeting of January 14, 2013

AGENDA

1. Welcome and introduction of members
2. Charge
3. Schedule of meetings and deadline(s) for committee report(s)
4. Strategies for transparency and faculty consultation
5. What is already in place at NYU

a. inventory of existing online initiatives
b. recent hiring of instructional technologists
c. organization of ITS/GTS and Library tech support services

6. Overview of online issues, strategies, and opportunities

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