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In Attendance:  Balint, Blood, Branthoover, Brzycki, Chiarulli, Dadson, Janosko, Kornfeld, Lenze, McDevitt, McElroy, McFerron, Mocek, O'Neil, Onyett, Pagnucci, Reed, Sherwood, D. Smith, J. Smith, Van Wieren, Woodland, Yost, Yuhas.

Excused:  Giever, Pankaj.

Absent:  Asamoah,  Gillham.

Guest:  Cunningham.

Proceedings:

Approval of Minutes

January 20, 2010 Meeting

Minutes were approved as posted. 

Co-chairs Report:

Financial Report

Rick McFerron reported that the current balance in SAP is $26,579.25.

Membership

There are currently two vacancies for faculty represenatives to ACPAC, one for Fine Arts and one for Humanities and Social Sciences.

Announcements

The C-Cue Student Technology Forum will be held 19 Mar 2010 at Waynesburg University.

Standing Reports:

Report from Funds Review Subcommittee (McFerron)

Proposals for the ACPAC Innovation Fund are due by 12 Apr 2010.

Report from the Virtual Environments Coordinating Committee (Lenze)

The first meeting of the semester will be held Friday.

Report from the Web Advisory Board (Pagnucci)

No report.

Report from Student Computing Subcommittee (McDevitt)

The impact on students from the changes to the password policies were discussed.  Plans are being made to address problems with student conduct in the public labs.  There is an incident reporting system which anyone can use to report an incident.  The McAfee anti-virus software contract will expire soon.  A replacement is being investigated.  ACPAC raised a question about whether the anti-virus screening would work on student flash drives.  There was some confusion about the cost of "cllickers" to students.  A coupon was issued by the Coop bookstore to those students that paid more than the agreed upon price. 

Report from the On-line Learning Subcommittee (Brzycki)

About 50% of faculty members have begun or completed the conversion from WebCT to Moodle.  There were 350 attendees at Moodle workshops.  A question was raised about Respondus in Moodle. 

OLC provided a document that outlined a process for selecting enhancements to Moodle.  There was some discussion about the need for more frequent review of projects.

Report from the Emerging Technologies Subcommittee (Onyett)

No report.

Report from the Student Operations Group (Pankaj)

Changes to the password policies will take effect 16 Mar 2010.

Report from the DE Planning and Work Group (Brzycki)

The work group is continuing to discuss certification of on-line instructors.  Factors affecting quality of on-line instruction are being reviewed and include:  student evaluations, peer evaluations, and training.

Report from the CIO office (Balint)

IUP is a member of the New Media Consortium.  Information from the Horizon Report will be shared.  PASSHE has selected Desire2Learn as the system LMS.  IUP will continue to support Moodle.  IUP will investigate the use of the help desk provider selected by PASSHE.

Reports from the Action Teams: 

Optical Test Scoring Team -- McElroy, Convener

A Scantron demo was held in January.  A survey of IUP faculty is being conducted. 

Digital Repository Team -- Sherwood, Convener 

No report.

E-mail Client Evaluation Team -- Onyett, Co-convener 

The action team has met and is in the process of developing a recommendation. 

Training/Professional Development Team -- Pagnucci/Smith, Conveners 

No report.

Student Pictures Team -- Smith, Convener

A pilot project will be defined that allows student to opt out. 

New Business:

 

Old Business:

Public Access to ACPAC Website

Options for providing public access to ACPAC documents are being reviewed.

Electronic Wait List

The Banner electronic wait list feature will be piloted in the fall.

PASSHE LMS

Bill Balint provided an update on the PASSHE LMS decision and fielded questions.

Other Business:

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:57 p.m.

Next Meeting:  March 17, 2010

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Prepared by Rick McFerron.