WebCollege Faculty Advisory Committee MEETING MINUTES – 02/10/2012 Meeting called to order at: 11:00 am In attendance: Crystal Swank (chair), Maria Teirumniks, Thomas Kearns, Julie Armbrecht, Cindy Mortensen WebCollege Staff: Brandy Scarnati, Tim Ill Quorum present 1. December 16, 2011 minutes - reviewed and approved 2. WebCollege Update LMS – Brandy gave a short update about migration to Canvas. The WC staff met with Canvas about administrative issues. Another training is scheduled this month. Then the WC will schedule a train-the-trainer session, perhaps in March. It will be a web conference and will be for 10-15 instructors to pilot during summer session. Thomas suggested that the training include issues of accessibility for all students. Brandy gave a short preview and demonstration of Canvas. 3. Smarter-Measure readi-assessment - The committee reviewed the SM assessment tool, screen by screen and gave thoughts and feedback. Thomas mentioned he has some students who are blind testing the tool as well and will report back to the committee. Personal Information - Looks OK Life Factors - Looks OK Personal Attributes - Looks OK Learning Style - Looks OK Reading - Concerns about students being able to copy/paste the content. Question - can we edit the content? Quiz on Reading - Looks OK Operating Systems - need to include a “not sure” option Word Processor - need to include a “not sure” option 10 Tasks - include computer literacy and technical components Technology Skills Level/Vocabulary - Looks OK Typing Speed and Accuracy - possible to be “verbal”? Results - Looks OK 4. Old Business Quality Matters update – the committee was provided with a link to the QM rubric. TMCC is now using this as the model for quality course design. 5. New Business The March Meeting will be longer, 1.5 hours and will be at a different time, 10:45-12:15. The committee will participate in the Canvas Web Conference during that time. The meeting will be on March 9th, location TBA. Respectfully Submitted, Notes taken by Cindy Mortenson Page 1 of 1; Committee Name Agenda or Minutes Rev.: 5/15/2012 TMCC is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the programs or activities which it operates.