A5: Description of the Boards and Standing
a. Academic Affairs Board
7. Academic Computing Committee
- To assist the college community to develop and sustain an institutional vision for the goals of instructional technology in light of the mission of the college.
- To promote the exploration and use of digitally mediated instruction in ways that are pedagogically appropriate to Hope's academic curriculum
- To collaborate with the Assessment Committee to ensure the effective assessment of digitally mediated instruction across the curriculum.
- To appraise the need for additional equipment, training and faculty support, and to advise the college how to address these needs.
- To promote training and support for faculty in implementing technologies in teaching and learning, and to promote innovations that utilize instructional technology in ways that are pedagogically effective.
- To administer the faculty technology innovation fund and the annual innovation award.
- To study and make policy recommendations on any item referred to it by the Academic Affairs Board.
The Director of Academic Computing (committee chair), Director of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), a representative from the Deans’ Council, a representative from the Library, four faculty members (one from each division, including the board liaison), and two students.
Academic Computing Website