UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
July 8, 2004
Attendees: Chuck Taylor, Paul Hernandez, Stephen Foster, Barbara Denison, Jim Vance, Carol Holdcraft, Jeff Vernooy, Noel Nussbaum, Scott Rife (CaTS), and Bonnie Mathies
I. Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the May meeting were approved as written.
II. Presentation of Technology Plans
Brenda Mobley, representative from School of Professional Psychology, could not attend the meeting and, therefore, did not give the technology plan presentation. Copies of the plan were distributed for review.
III. WINGS Portal Project Update and Demonstration of "Course Studio"
Scott Rife (CaTS) updated the committee on the WINGS Phase II - Transition to the Digital Campus. Scott also gave a brief demonstration on "Course Studio", a set of basic communication and collaboration tools integrated within the Luminis portal (WINGS) and being offered to the University faculty. Chuck Taylor distributed copies of the Faculty Focus Group (FFG) Recommendation to the Portal Advisory Committee (PAC) regarding implementation of this program. The FFG recommended that "Course Studio be implemented for Fall 2004 classes as part of the University's continuing development of the digital campus."
A motion was put before the UTC to recommend the implementation of Course Studio with a total of nine assenting and one dissenting votes. The motion was approved.
Paul Hernandez had several announcements: