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Educational Technologies Advisory Council 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom (Please see Outlook Invite for Details)


Members: Riyad Aboutaha, Joseph Alfieri, Kal Alston, Amber Bartosh, Martha Diede, Thomas Downes, Amy Falkner, Michael Fudge, Carol Faulkner, Shannon Gardner, Eileen Lantier,  Ralph Lorenz, Alexander McKelvie, Michael Morrison, Kathleen O'Connor, Mike O'Mara, and Ryan Williams

Guests:  

Co-chairs: Lois P Agnew and Jenny Gluck

Minutes: Christian Jones


Agenda

  1. Welcome & announcements 

    1. Reminder about COVID compliance
  2. Communication Strategy (Carol Faulkner)
    1. Update from Senior Associate Deans Meeting (Deferred to a future discussion)
  3. Blackboard Ultra Courses & Scenarios
    1. Update on demo for A&S
    2. Other discussions with schools and colleges
    3. Pilot group(s)
  4. Class for Zoom - pilot available to try
  5. Summer Institute 
    1. In-person or online
    2. Schedule options
  6. Additional / Future Discussion Items

    1. Destiny One
    2. Bring Your Own Device program (Amy Falkner)
    3. Courses and Significant Pain Points
      1. Exams and an alternative Strategy, include Ungrading.
    4. Early fall - guidelines around valid integrations & plug-ins requests

Next Meeting:  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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