Structure: The ETA committee shall be composed of one faculty member from each department; at least one doctoral student and one online master's student selected by this ETA committee (based on recommendations from the department chairs, Public Health Student Association, the director of the ETA unit, the Academic Director of the ETA unit and/or the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs); the director of the ETA unit; the Academic Director of the ETA unit; the director of the Public Health Practice Program, and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. All faculty members shall be voting members. The student representatives, the director of the ETA unit, the Academic Director of the ETA unit, the director of the Public Health Practice Program and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs shall serve as ex-officio non-voting members.
Functions and Duties:
- Assist ETA to recommend guidelines and procedures for courses offered withdistance technology;
- Recommend guidelines and procedures for optimizing the use of technology within college-wide educational offerings;
- Explore new technologies that may enhance the quality of distance education and make recommendations;
- Examine issues of quality instruction through distance modalities and make recommendations;
- Make recommendations for purchase of additional equipment/systems/modalities to enhance distance learning; and
- Explore and make recommendations regarding intellectual property rights of faculty whose courses are developed using technology.
(From Governance Manual pages 11 & 12)
The Educational Technology and Assessment Advisory Committee's next meeting is scheduled by the members at the conclusion of each meeting.