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Educational Technologies Advisory Council 
Thursday, May 20, 2021
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Zoom (Please see Outlook Invite for Details)


Members: Riyad Aboutaha, Joseph Alfieri, Kal Alston, Amber Bartosh, Martha Diede, Amy Falkner, Carol Faulkner, Eileen Julian,  Eileen Lantier,  Ralph Lorenz, Alexander McKelvie, Michael Morrison, Kathleen O'Connor, Mike O'Mara, Jennifer Stromer-Galley, and Ryan Williams  

Guests:  Tracy Feocco (on behalf of Amy Falkner) and Peggy Takach (on behalf of Jenny Stromer-Galley)

Co-chairs: Lois P Agnew and Jenny Gluck

Minutes: Christian Jones


Agenda

  1. Welcome & announcements 

  2. Summer coursework

    1. In-person vs online courses

    2. Maymester classes
  3. Transitioning back to residential instruction for Fall 2021

    1. 4/30/21 Announcement from the Provost & report

    2. Projected unusual technology needs related to f2f or online instruction

    3. Expectations around what we can/can't do in the fall
  4. Technology updates

    1. Teaching and Learning Tools 

      1. BB Ultra Navigation - July 18th
      2. ITS Computer Labs - Software apps used in classrooms
      3. Chatbot
    2. Classrooms (List attached)
    3. Expressions strategy
  5. Summer Institute for Technology-enhanced Teaching and Learning (SITETL)

  6. Additional / Future Discussion Items

    1. Summer ETAC meetings? Cancel June/July?
    2. Early fall - guidelines around valid integrations & plug-ins requests
    3. Bring Your Own Device program - Amy Falkner
    4. To proctor or not to proctor? (That is the question.)

    5. ITS strategic plans

Next Meeting:  Thursday, June 17, 2021 (TBA)

*While the above will generally represent a standing agenda for the summer meetings, please contact Christian Jones (cjones21@syr.edu) if there are additional topics that you would like to have added to the discussion. Thank you!


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