CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM, AND CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT - Martha Cotter, Chairperson
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY
ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT - President Richard
COMMITTEE REPORTS (Carried from April 22, 2005 Regular Senate Meeting)Instruction, Curricula and Advising Committee, Response to Charge S-0318, Use of Course Management Systems (click this link to read the Report Summary) - Natalie Borisovets, Chair [Discussion: 10 minutes] Original Charge: Examine the various types of online instructional software (courseware) being utilized by departments and units at Rutgers. What are the consequences of using a growing number of different courseware products (sometimes even within an individual course) for faculty, staff and students? Determine whether Rutgers should decide upon and use a standard courseware product.
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, Discussion of Report of Task Force on Undergraduate Education
Faculty Affairs and Personnel Committee, Response to Charge S-0407, Faculty Reporting Processes - Ann Brooks Gould and Paul Panayotatos, Co-chairs [This report is for information only. No Senate action is required at this time.] [Discussion: 5 minutes]
Original Charge: Investigate, consider, and make recommendations for streamlining and making easier the processes involved in faculty reporting of teaching, scholarship and service. Consider compatibilities between the Annual Faculty Survey and Form 1A, cross-document copy-and-paste capability, and availability of data for reformatting for insertion into other electronic documents.”
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE - Samuel Rabinowitz, Vice Chairperson
CAMPUS FACULTY LIAISONSADJOURNMENT
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