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Educational Technologies Advisory Council 
Thursday, October 21, 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, Michael Fudge, Carol Faulkner, Eileen Julian,  Eileen Lantier,  Ralph Lorenz, Alexander McKelvie, Michael Morrison, Kathleen O'Connor, Mike O'Mara, and Ryan Williams

Guests:  Tracy Feocco (delegate for Amy Falkner)

Co-chairs: Lois P Agnew and Jenny Gluck

Minutes: Christian Jones


  1. Welcome & announcements 

  2. MFA
    1. MySlice
    2. Plans for Blackboard
  3. Technology updates

    1. Teaching and Learning Tools 

      1. Blackboard Ultra Courses
        1. Demo
        2. Rollout plan
      2. Class for Zoom - status update
    2. Classrooms
      1. Overview of the cyclical plan
        1. Summer '21 Work
        2. Plans for winter break and Summer 2022 classroom design
  4. Additional / Future Discussion Items

    1. Bring Your Own Device program - Amy Falkner
    2. To proctor or not to proctor? (That is the question.)

    3. ITS strategic plans
    4. Early fall - guidelines around valid integrations & plug-ins requests

Next Meeting:  Thursday, November 18, 2021 (Last meeting of semester?)

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

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