Archives for October 2013

Meeting Notes for October 11, 2013

President’s Technology Advisory Council 2:00-3:00 PM – Simpson Library Think Lab Submitted by Jerry Slezak Present:  Rosemary Arneson, Leanna Giancarlo, Steve Greenlaw, Jim Groom, Mary Kayler, Kim Kinsley, Jeff McClurken (chair), George Meadows, Erik Nosar, Jerry Slezak, Matt Troutman. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES The IT Projects Subcommittee of the PTAC will have their first meeting in early November.  The group is tasked with reviewing the IT Project portfolio and reporting back issues or concerns to the full PTAC.  Initial convener for the subcommittee will be Matt. IT Convergence Center project is moving forward – furniture selection occurred this week – final review of furnishings is in progress.  Discussions  on position descriptions, staffing, services offered and responsible parties for those services are ongoing with the building committee. JMU is hosting its 10th Teaching and Learning with Technology conference on October 21st. Free. Register online … [Read more...]

Agenda for October 11, 2013 Meeting

President’s Technology Advisory Council 2-3 PM – Simpson Library MakerSpace I. Announcements & Updates PTAC IT Project Subcommittee Convergence Center Discussion a. PTAC Innovation Funds (main focus) Opening up process to community? Application process? Deadlines? Criteria for selection? b. Survey of student technology usage on campus (initial conversation) When? How?  Stakeholders in conversation? c. Computer Replacements (initial conversation) What is a reasonable term of replacement? III. Future meetings 2-3 PM, Friday, Nov. 15, and maybe December 13, 2013 IV. Other business? … [Read more...]