eLEARNING FORUM AGENDA 6 DECEMBER 2010


A meeting of the eLearning Forum will be held on Monday 6 December 2010 at 2pm in the Fairlie Room, Main Library.

Ms J Aitken/Mrs N Lafferty
Joint Conveners

29 November 2010

Preliminary Remarks: to welcome Mr Durham Burt to his first meeting of the Forum. To note that Ms Adamson had replaced Dr Walsh on the Forum.

PRESENTATION: to consider a brief presentation by Mrs Lafferty on the Forum's new Wordpress blog at http://blog.dundee.ac.uk/eforum/.

AGENDA

1 MINUTES
To consider the minutes of the meeting of 4 October 2010 which the Learning & Teaching Committee noted at its meeting of 10 November 2010. The LISC meeting was cancelled. Paper A Download
2 MATTERS ARISING
(1) Membership of the Forum (Minute 2(1))
To welcome Mr Burt's agreement to join the Forum to represent off-campus students.
(2) Summer e-Learning Systems Maintenance Period (Minute 2(2))
To consider an oral report from Mrs Whaley.
(3) Alternative University E-mail System for Staff and/or Students: Options Appraisal (Minute 2(5))
To consider oral reports from Mr T Mortimer and Ms Coupar/Mr Paton.
(4) iTunes U: University of Dundee Subscription (Minute 2(8))
To consider oral reports from Mr T Mortimer and Ms Coupar/Mr Paton.
(5) Hosting of Wordpress on University Server (Minute 2(10))
To note that this task had been completed and that the Forum's blog was now available at http://blog.dundee.ac.uk/eforum/
3 CAPTURING LECTURES
To consider oral reports from Mrs Lafferty and Ms Aitken. The following weblink, http://bit.ly/aZu3Mo, to a discussion of the issue led by the Director of Teaching, School of Psychology, Aberdeen University was circulated to the Forum in advance of the meeting.
4 POSSIBLE ITEMS FOR LIBRARY & INFORMATION SERVICES AND LEARNING & TEACHING COMMITTEES TO CONSIDER
To consider the Forum's response.
5 'HORIZON SCANNING'(Minute 6 of the Forum's meeting of 4 October also refers)
To consider the Forum's response and a progress report from Mrs Lafferty on progress with the creation of the 'Hot Team' to consider and report on the conversion of document files into e-book formats.
6 STUDENT ISSUES
To consider the Forum's response.
7 ANY OTHER BUSINESS
8 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
To note the following dates of the Forum's future meetings (all Mondays at 2pm): 7 February (Dalhousie Building 2S11); 28 March (Fairlie Room); 9 May (Fairlie Room); 11 July 2011 (Fairlie Room).