February 17, 2012
April Munson (COTA), Tom Donovan (WCHHS), Traci Stromie (CETL),
Dale Suffridge (DLC), Darryl Carey (S & M), Rob Birrell (UC), Beth Holahan
Hill (CHSS), Jim Wright (BCOE), Gary Lewis (AVT), Rifka Mayani (ESS), Lectra Lawhorne
(ITS), Nick Hassis (ITS), Christina Coronado (ITS), Veronica Trammell (ITS),
Patti Dunn (AVT), Shannon Cronin (AVT),
R. Ali (CCoB) (e
C. Pope (DSS); K. West (SS); A. Key (UD)
J. Wright called the
meeting to order at
and welcomed members and visitors.
Holahan (Archives) introduced herself.
Dr. Gary Lewis (AVT)
The first order of
action was to review and approve the minutes from the January 20, 2012
meeting. The minutes were displayed, reviewed. There were no changes needed. A motion was
made, seconded, and carried unanimously.
The agenda included the following items:
om Advanced Computing Services
Dr. Gary Lewis
Cool Web 2.0 tools for your classroom
briefed the group on Advanced Computing Services
Research computing (New responsibility)
: ACS has ordered the initial part of an HPC cluster for
campus use in research computing. There will be a central location for faculty doing research to
arly next fall there will be a presentation
to ITAC on the changes occu
Drupal. There is a
ACS was involved in getting the new INFORM system (along with ITS)
provides course support for:
will be the new C
anagement System (CMS)
2013. GeorgiaVIEW Vista will be phased
will remain available for faculty until February
After this date it will be very difficult to access.
There is a
new website up for
. All KSU courses will be switched
over to D2L in spring 2013. Faculty training
will begin in August 2012.
Migration from GeorgiaVIEW Vista to D2L will begin
no student information
will be changed over.
include Banner courses for the past two years
Banner courses has not been established to this point.
It is recommended that faculty back up stu
dent data in case of events such as grad appeals
after spring 2013
. Faculty should
try to go into
current Vista courses to clean them up
courses should be left as is
. Wait to do this whe
n they are changed over to D2L to prevent
Jim Wright asked if faculty should also back up
. Dr. Lewis
recommended that faculty should back this up and that faculty should keep local copies of
my not transfer well.
led a d
iscussion of Web 2.0 tools to increase engagement in the classroom
e tools to use in classrooms:
The meeting was adjourned at
next meeting is on Friday, March 16, 2012