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Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Attendees (16):  Kristine Artello, Jonathan Becker, Colleen Bishop, Michael Cabral, Kim Case, Amita Chin, Alex Henson, Vimal Mishra, Kathryn Murphy-Judy, Sonali Rathore, Valerie Robnolt, Carmen Rodriguez, Mandara Savage, Debra Shockey, Dayanjan (Shanaka) Wijesinghe
Jana Avery (scribe)

Valerie Robnolt opened the meeting and everyone introduced themselves. Valerie and Colleen shared the purpose of this committee and thanked everyone for agreeing to participate. 

Communication, Collaboration, and Logistics


Current technology questions, issues and/or concerns discussed:

Transition from Blackboard to Canvas


Proctoring Solution


Thoughts About the Return to Campus in the Fall and Expectations


Next meeting will be April 5th, 2:00-3:00pm


Action Items

  1. Request Google Group for committee communications
  2. Request development of a committee website
  3. Share February meeting minutes
  4. Add to next agenda: continue discussion about hybrid and hyflex challenges
  5. Invite these people to our April meeting: Academic Technologies’ staff:
    • John Bogan, manager of Media Support Services (MSS)
    • Jared Parker, manager of MSS Classroom Support
    • Houston Griffith, manager of Labs & Classroom Computing




Instructional Technologies

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