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E-Learning Workshop, Academic and Student Affairs Committee

Academic and Student Affairs

Wednesday, March 23, 2011, between 2:30 and 5:00 PM


  • Ann Duncan
  • Gallop Franklin
  • Patricia Frost
  • J. Stanley Marshall
  • Frank Martin
  • Eric Smith
  • Gus Stavros
  • Rick Yost


Opening Remarks

Governor Ann Duncan

  • The workshop is intended to provide an interactive opportunity for Board members and university trustees to learn about many facets of e-learning and its implementation across the SUS.
  • The workshop will conclude with a dialogue about policy issues and a discussion of next steps at the Board of Governors and Trustee levels.

A Common Understanding

What is the current status of the State University System (SUS) within the rapidly changing higher education environment?

Mr. Richard Stevens, Board Staff

What is the Florida Distance Learning Consortium (FDLC) and how does it assist the SUS?

Dr. John Opper, Executive Director, FDLC

A National and International Perspective

Dr. Bruce Chaloux, Executive Director, SREB Electronic Campus and President Sloan-C

What are other states doing to address emerging opportunities in E-Learning?
What are the elements of success and failure?

Examples of Best Practices

How do institutions balance quality, student and faculty success, engagement, and satisfaction?

Dr. Joel Hartman, Vice Provost and CIO, UCF

What are the elements of a cost-effective program that ensures accreditation, library resources, business services, and academic support?

Dr. Pam Northrup, Dean, College of Professional Studies, UWF

State Challenges, Opportunities, and Potential Public Policies

Governor Duncan

What, if any, policies are needed to ensure quality, capacity, opportunity, and competition?
What, if any, strategic goals should be set for the State University System related to E-Learning?

Concluding Remarks

Governor Duncan

Complete Packet of Agenda Materials for Printing (formatted for 2-sided printing)