Minutes of June 10, 2003 Meeting
- Bobbie Tipton, Leslie Murtha (chair), Rebecca Gardner, Jackie Mardikian, Patricia Libutti,
Eileen Stec (recorder), Theo Haynes (virtually).
Minutes from 4/4/03 meeting accepted as written.
- Theo Haynes will attend a learning portfolio workshop and share information with ISC.
- Eileen Stec has been nominated for the Douglass Fellows Curriculum Committee.
- Committee was encouraged to attend the Diversity Brown Bag presentation on Chinese Painting; the SAPAC Brown bag
"from ideation to publication" May 8, Tricia Libutti presenting; upcoming metadata workshop using the Unicorn
software for training.
Instruction for Visitors
- Discussion about policy for BI's for high School groups. Recommended that these occur during intercession and be
planned with library personnel. This will be placed on next month's agenda for further discussion.
- Indication of interest must be made by May 15th. Eileen Stec volunteered as point person.
Research on Instruction
- Neither the Benchmarking and Competencies team nor the Qualitative Methodology & Needs Assessment Team have been able
to meet because of the 50- minute instructor seminar work. Both teams will be looking for places to dovetail with the
SAILS assessment and will make their initial reports after the June ISC meeting. Bobbie Tipton is joining the
Benchmarking & Competencies team.
50 Minute Instructor Series
- Any emails we receive from participants (the last exercise) will be folded into the assessment. The committee looked
at raw data and means pulled together by Leslie. Tricia will take the written comments and look at them for qualitative
Information Literacy and Middle States Accreditation
- Discussion on assisting faculty in incorporating assignments that promote information literacy into their courses.
Possibly gathering syllabi from teaching faculty to search for good examples of assignments. Tricia will be the point
person for this process.
- The group would also like to invite Lynn Mullins to discuss the accreditation process from the perspective of a Middle
States Commission Examiner.
- Discussion also continued about developing a web page to help faculty to understand information literacy as described
by Middle States. Tricia will be the point of aggregation. ISC members will locate these and forward to the ISC list