eLEARNING FORUM AGENDA 7 FEBRUARY 2011


A meeting of the eLearning Forum will be held on Monday 7 February 2011 at 2pm in the Dalhousie Building 2S11.

Ms J Aitken/Mrs N Lafferty
Joint Conveners

31 January 2011

Preliminary Remarks: to welcome Dr Alison Hudson, Research Fellow, School of Education, Social Work and Community Education, Dr David Walker, LLC, and Dr Nic Brewer (representing Dr Benwell) to their first meeting of the Forum.

PRESENTATION: to consider a brief presentation by Dr Hudson.

AGENDA

1 MINUTES
To consider the minutes of the meeting of 6 December 2010. Paper A Download
2 MATTERS ARISING
(1) Summer e-Learning Systems Maintenance Period (Minute 2(2))
To consider a paper from Ms M Adamson. Paper B Download
(2) Staff and Student e-Learning Surveys (Minute 2(3))
To note a paper from Dr L Walsh. Paper C Download
(3) Alternative University E-mail System for Staff and/or Students: Options Appraisal (Minute 2(4))
To consider oral reports from Mr T Mortimer.
(4) iTunes U: University of Dundee Subscription: Update (Minute 2(6))
To consider oral reports from Mr T Mortimer and Mrs E Keir.
(5) Capturing Lectures (Minute 3)
To consider a paper from Ms J Aitken. Paper D Download
(6) Conversion of Document Files to e-Book Formats (Minute 5)
To consider a paper from Mrs N Lafferty. Paper E Download
3 EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
To consider a paper from Dr Walsh including a proposal for an event on 30 June 2011 hosted by the Forum. Paper F Download
4 CENTRAL REPOSITORIES
To consider a paper from Mrs N Lafferty. Paper G Download
5 POSSIBLE ITEMS FOR LIBRARY & INFORMATION SERVICES AND LEARNING & TEACHING COMMITTEES TO CONSIDER (Minute 4 of the meeting of 6 December 2010 refers)
To consider the Forum's response.
6 'HORIZON SCANNING'
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.
7 STUDENT ISSUES
To consider the Forum's response.
8 ANY OTHER BUSINESS
9 DATES OF NEXT MEETINGS
To note the following dates of the Forum's future meetings (all Mondays at 2pm): 28 March (Fairlie Room); 9 May (Fairlie Room); 11 July 2011 (Fairlie Room).