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Educational technology report out 11-11-10


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Educational technology report out 11-11-10

  1. 1. Educational Technology Committee<br />VCCS Academic and Student Affairs Council<br />November 11-12, 2010<br />Chair: Mike Williams<br />
  2. 2. Action Item 1: Global Workgroup<br />Motion:<br />GW should focus on developing a distance learning orientation with content to support student success and on how best to deliver the orientation.<br />We propose this list of tasks and timeline be approved as part of this action item.<br />
  3. 3. GW Task List<br />Steve Sachs will be the ASAC and Educational Technology Committee representative on the Global Workgroup<br />Ask each of the constituent groups to nominate a participant who is familiar with distance learning<br />(VPs, Deans & Directors, Tech Council, eLET, Student Services, Student Information Systems, System office IT, CFAC) <br />Determine chair<br />Develop objectives and outcomes for the orientation<br />Determine ideal delivery methods<br />
  4. 4. Task List continued<br />Choose or develop an orientation product, investigating existing third party products such as Blackboard’s orientation<br />Investigate what VCCS colleges have already developed<br />Examine connections to readiness assessments such as READI<br />Plan and propose a pilot implementation<br />Review results and revise orientation as necessary<br />Make recommendation to ASAC Educational Technology Committee<br />
  5. 5. Timeline<br />Select participants—by Feb. 1<br />Meet and select chair – by March 1<br />GW gets input from eLET and communicates GW’s workplan to ASAC at the May 26 meeting<br />Formal pilot no later than spring 2012<br />Student success data related to pilot presented at first fall 2012 ASAC meeting <br />
  6. 6. Discussion Item 1: Intellectual Property report<br />The committee discussed a draft set of changes to Section 12 (Intellectual Property) of the VCCS Policy Manual and comments from System Counsel, Rita Woltz. <br />As a result of committee discussions, a revised set of proposed changes will be sent to System Counsel for her review.<br />
  7. 7. InformationItem: eLET Report<br />eLET committee met via web conferencing Oct. 23, 2010<br />Small group was designated to revise the Guidelines and Best Practices document<br />It will be presented at the eLET Feb. meeting<br />
  8. 8. Information Item 2: CCRC Developmental Online Study<br />Completed—posted on CCRC website<br />
  9. 9. Information Item 3: CCRC Distance Learning Study<br />Spring 2011<br />Currently working with NOVA to observe DL courses<br /><ul><li>Research on online course-taking generally lacks an in-depth examination of how content and instruction are adapted to suit the online context and how the technology-mediated delivery system affects student learning</li></li></ul><li>Info Item 3 continued<br />Quantitative and qualitative analyses related to student success<br />Examine instructional activities, curriculum, and student and faculty interaction in online courses<br />
  10. 10. Information Item 4: Comparison of Asynchronous /Hybrid Success Rates<br />