Reopening Committee for Classroom Technology

Committee Charge

  • Recommend technology solutions for instructional spaces to allow digital and hybrid (digital and in person) delivery for Fall Semester.
  • Streamline and coordinate procurement efforts in a central fashion.
  • Develop communications designed to inform stakeholders about actions.
  • Create training materials for faculty, local support, and educational technology support entities to ensure efficient class delivery. 

Committee Members

Chair

James Raber
Executive Director, Educational Technology and Service Management

Members

Faculty

Larry Marks
Professor, Marketing

Jon Dunlosky
Professor, Psychology

Jenny Marcinkiewicz
Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

Students

Riley Braun
Jacob Haller

Regional Campuses

Clayton Gellatly
Manager, IT – East Liverpool and Salem Campuses

Information Technology / Classroom Technology

Jim Taylor
Manager, Classroom Technology

Bryan Molnar
Lead AV Design Specialist

Information Technology / Network Services

Mike Geist
Manager, Network Services

Instructional Design / Educational Technology / Academic Technology Support

Jamie Rhoads
Senior Instructional Designer, College of Public Health

Josh Talbott
Team Leader, IT – College of Arts and Sciences

Continuing and Distance Education

Val Kelly
Associate Vice President, Office of Continuing and Distance Education

Architect’s Office

Charmaine Iwanski 
Space Planning Manager


Approach

  • Evaluate traditional / lecture-oriented instructional spaces
  • Determine a standard solution where possible
  • Procure, implement and communicate solution
  • Evaluate special use spaces to determine best solutions
  • Procure, implement and communicate solutions

Work in Progress

The following communications materials are being created:

  • Email message announcement to students with link to web page and other resources
  • One-pager to be placed in instructional spaces (stand-alone with links to other resources for more detailed information)
  • Instructional and demo videos will be created and added to the New Classroom Technology page and the Keep on Teaching / Keep on Learning websites

Work Completed

  • All university instructional spaces have been evaluated and standard solutions have been determined for traditional / lecture-oriented classrooms.
  • Equipment was purchased and has begun to arrive.
  • Evaluations of special use instructional spaces are in progress and expect to conclude by the end of June.
  • This website has been created and will continue to be updated.
  • Communications to faculty members have been sent.