IEEE LTSC Sponsor Executive Committee Meeting

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IEEE LTSC Sponsor Executive Committee Meeting

  1. 1. IEEE LTSC Sponsor Executive Committee Meeting 17 March, 2003
  2. 2. Agenda (first half) <ul><li>Acceptance of the Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Web site actions </li></ul><ul><li>Election results </li></ul><ul><li>Officer reports </li></ul><ul><li>WG reports </li></ul><ul><li>(New business postponed to second half of meeting to take place tomorrow) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Awards <ul><li>Wayne Hodgins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For outstanding service as Chair of the Learning Technology Standards Committee Learning Object Metadata Working Group and for providing leadership in the Learning Technology Standards community. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>John Tyler </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For outstanding service as Treasurer of the Learning Technology Standards Committee and as chair of the Architecture and Reference Model Working Group. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Frank Farance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For outstanding service as Vice Chair of the Learning Technology Standards Committee and for valuable contributions as Chair, Technical Editor and contributor to many of its Working Groups. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Web Site I <ul><li>Formal Request For Proposals (RFP) issued on 2 Jan, 2003. Three responses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Farance, Inc: All services, except collaboration software, for $500 per month. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iCohere, Inc: All listed RFP services based on a user and storage formula: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Networking Services and Information Technologies (NSIT) Academic Technologies unit of the University of Chicago: provide Webmaster services free of charge. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Web Site II <ul><li>Committee members reviewed proposals and viewed demos </li></ul><ul><li>iCohere </li></ul><ul><ul><li>offers mailing lists, membership management, document library, announcements, bulletin board and calendars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Costs $399 per month (300 Mb of storage) with price guarantee for two years. Additional storage is 50 Mb for $25. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Farance Inc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers Web site hosting, majordomo, majorcool, hypermail, ftp-based file transfer, batch download of documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost $500 per month. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Web Site III <ul><li>Committee recommendation: </li></ul><ul><li>Accept iCohere and U.C. offers </li></ul><ul><li>Motion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The SEC instructs the LTSC chair, information officer and treasurer to contract with iCohere as in the proposal response. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Chair appoints a committee consisting of Mike Fore and Chad Kainz to effect and carry out a plan for incorporating iCohere into the LTSC Web site with the goal of going online by the June LTSC meeting. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Election Results <ul><li>Tally </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chad Kainz: 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brian Taliesin: 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstain: 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brian has agreed to serve as Treasurer and both have agreed to share duties as needed. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Officer Reports <ul><li>To be read into the minutes. </li></ul>
  9. 9. WG Reports <ul><li>LTSA </li></ul><ul><li>DREL </li></ul><ul><li>CMI </li></ul><ul><li>LOM (tomorrow) </li></ul><ul><li>Competency </li></ul>
  10. 10. LTSA <ul><li>Move that a committee of the chairs of .1, .11, .12, chaired by John Tyler (.1 chair) develop a best practice guide for making and resolving ballot comments with input from LTSC membership. </li></ul><ul><li>It is moved that the .1 group be made inactive upon the completion and acceptance by RevCOM of the 1484.1 standard and that the material representing the body of work be archived on the Web site. (Motion considered inaccurate and premature and withdrawn) </li></ul>
  11. 11. DREL <ul><li>Magda elected WG Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Juliette Adams elected WG Vice Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Editor being sought. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Competency Definitions <ul><li>Motions postponed until March 18 so that precise wording can be found </li></ul>
  13. 13. CMI <ul><li>Advisory Committee Motion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Move that the LTSC chair send an invitation, to be reviewed by the SEC, to representatives of ADL, CEN/ISSS WS-LT, AICC, IMS, ALIC, ARIADNE and other appropriate organizations to participate in the formation of an advisory committee, and further to take steps in conjunction with the chair of the CMI WG and other LTSC officers to form an operative advisory committee for the CMI/SCORM program. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Site Motion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Move that the CMI WG Chair and LTSC Chair, and LTSC Vice Chair coordinate with other organizations and take appropriate action to create a Web site as proposed (Motion postponed until March 18 when precise working could be found.) </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Agenda (second half) <ul><li>WG Actions </li></ul><ul><li>Positions for SC36 Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>“Up front funding” of LTSC Standards Update </li></ul><ul><li>Future Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Jon Tyler New Work Proposal </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and Dissemination Efforts </li></ul><ul><li>New Business </li></ul>
  15. 15. 1484.20 Motions <ul><li>Move that the SEC accept the instructions given in the following motions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Move that the SEC write a letter to the IMS requesting submission of the RDCEO information model and binding to the IEEE LTSC for standardization as per IEEE SA guidelines and procedures. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Move that contingent upon the submission of the RDCEO documents from the IMS, that the SEC would reactivate WG 1484.20. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. CMI Motion <ul><li>Move that the LTSC Chair and Vice Chair take appropriate steps to coordinate efforts with the ADL, AICC, IMS, CEN, ALIC, ARIADNE and other appropriate bodies to host a web presence that mirrors similar information and links concerning the CMI/SCORM program </li></ul>
  17. 17. Positions for SC36 Meeting <ul><li>Request that meetings not be scheduled opposite each other </li></ul><ul><li>LOM working group </li></ul>
  18. 18. “Up-front funding” <ul><li>IEEE proposal to LTSC: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PDF versions of LTSC standards available free of charge for non-commercial (non-re-sale) purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legitimate organizations can make derivative works on royalty-free basis (provided they distribute them free of charge) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translations fall under above </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In all cases, LTSC standards must be referenced as normative document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost of $17,000 per year </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Status <ul><li>Core Action Committee (Wayne Hodgins, Brian Taliesin, Chad Kainz, Robby Robson, Tyde Richards) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeking broad coalition to fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some clarification needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have some funding promised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will probably make 5-year proposal </li></ul></ul>

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