eLEARNING FORUM AGENDA MONDAY 4 OCTOBER 2010


A meeting of the eLearning Forum will be held on Monday 4 October 2010 at 2pm in Room 2S11, Dalhousie Building.

Ms J Aitken/Mrs N Lafferty
Joint Conveners

28 September 2010

AGENDA

Preliminary Remarks: to welcome Mrs Tonner, Ms Natalie Coupar, Mrs Denise Jackson (representing Dr Walsh and Mrs Whaley) and Mr Alan Bell to their meeting of the Forum.
PRESENTATION: to consider a brief presentation from Mrs Sharon Tonner on the use of QR codes to support teaching and learning activities.
1 MINUTES
To consider the minutes of the meeting of 12 July 2010 which LISC considered at its meeting of 25 September 2010 and the L & T Committee at its meeting of 30 September 2010. Paper A Download
2 MATTERS ARISING
(1) Membership and Convenership of the Forum: Additional Student Membership (Minute 2(1))
To consider an oral report from Mr G Paton.
(2) Summer e-Learning Systems Maintenance Period (Minute 2(2))
To consider an oral report from Mrs D Jackson on behalf of Mrs Whaley [Note: the LLC's recommendation is the week beginning 30th May for the VLE System Upgrade (potentially all week)].
(3) Staff and Student e-Learning Surveys (Minute 2(3))
To consider a paper from Dr L Walsh. Paper B Download
(4) Academic Professional Development in Relation to e-Learning (Minute 2(4))
To consider an oral report from Ms Adamson on behalf of Dr Walsh.
(5) Alternative University E-mail System for Staff and/or Students: Progress Report (Minute 2(5))
To consider an oral report from Mr T Mortimer.
(6) E-Learning Forum: Web Presence (Minute 2(5))
To consider a paper from Dr Walsh. Paper C Download
(7) Questionmark Perception: Conference Report (Minute 2(7))
To consider an oral report from Mr D George.
(8) iTunes U: University of Dundee Presence (Minute 2(8))
To consider the minutes of the first meeting of the iTunes U Working Group of 18 August 2010. Paper D Download
(9) E-Learning Forum: Role of School Representatives (Minute 4)
To consider the Forum's views on the role descriptions.
(10) Hosting of Wordpress on University Server: Progress Report (Minute 6(1))
To consider an oral report from Mr Mortimer.
3 POSSIBLE ITEMS FOR LIBRARY & INFORMATION SERVICES AND LEARNING & TEACHING COMMITTEES TO CONSIDER
To consider the Forum's response.
4 HORIZON SCANNING
To consider the Forum's response.
5 STUDENT ISSUES
Mr Paton to report.
6 ANY OTHER BUSINESS
7 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
To note the following dates for the Forum's meetings for the next academic session (all Mondays at 2pm): 6 December (Fairlie Room); 7 February (Dalhousie Building 2S11); 28 March (Fairlie Room); 9 May (Fairlie Room); 11 July 2011 (Fairlie Room).