e-Learning Committee Minutes

 November 29, 2006

2:00 pm


Members present: Chair: Jay Hicks

Members: Juliet Burgess, Emily Doughty, Donna Glaze,    

Debbie Wisenor, Jessica Dolecheck, Andy Allen

Members absent:   Dr. Florencetta Gibson (excused), Donna Eichhorn (excused)


Topics discussed:


I.                    Chair reviewed objectives for the e-Learning committee to guide the committee’s agenda


a.     Determine current e-Learning usage among HS.

b.     Identify needs of faculty

c.     Develop e-Learning policies and procedures for HS.


II.                  Donna Glaze reviewed objectives/issues of University e-Learning committee


a.     Retention rates for on-line courses

b.     Pod-cast

c.     Web-cast series for faculty and strategies to use with students

d.     “How students cheat on-line”


III.                General discussion/focus from committee:


a.     Obtain estimate of current technology in College of Health Sciences

b.     Possible develop a survey to determine faculty needs regarding technology use

c.     Use of ULM continuing education for faculty to update on technology

d.     Possible identification of on-line capstone course for our college


IV.              Chair suggested next meeting at beginning of spring semester; to begin working on survey related to e-Learning and faculty needs; to develop an e-learning plan following similar policies and procedures from other colleges.     


V.                Adjourned: 3:10




Recorder: Dr. Jessica Dolecheck