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August 31, 2016 Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, August 31 at 9:00am CT
Location: Varner Hall Lower Level Board Room, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, NE

Open Meetings Act (PDF - 7 pgs, 81kb)

Meeting Documents (PDF)


1. Call to Order, Electronic Posting, Location of Open Meeting Law Documents, Roll Call, Introductions



2. Consider approval of the Agenda for the August 31, 2016 meeting*



3. Consider approval of the Minutes from the 4/26/2016 meeting*



4. NITC Update

A. New Member Introductions

B. Timeline for NITC review of I.T. Project Proposals

T. Rolfes


5. Network Nebraska and Digital Education Action Items

A. Action Items Document

B. Panel: The role of the NITC, Technical Panel, NNAG, and CAP

C. Discussion: The role of the Education Council(EC Charter)



6. Network Nebraska Initiative Update

1.1 Accommodating community affiliate connections

1.2 Automated tools to monitor the network

1.3 Incident management and change control

1.4 NNAG, CAP guide OCIO's network decisionmaking

1.5 Update security services and practices

2.1 Implement a communications strategy

2.2 Conduct annual survey of NN Participants

Co-Chairs & Council members


7. Digital Education Initiative Update

1.1 Partner with K-20 entities to establish communities of practice

2.1 Collaborative research project of infratructure and pedagogy

2.2 Identify opportunities for institutional collaboration

2.3 Identify and mitigate challenges for student transitions

2.4 Create guide of flexible learning technologies

2.5 Encourage vendors to implement data exchange standards

3.1 Joint study group to advance students' equity of access

3.2 EC/CC collaboration for affordable and accessible Internet access

3.3 Promote accessible products and services to achieve equity of access

Co-Chairs & Council members

11:20 am

8. Other Business


11:25 am

9. Agenda Items for the 10/19/2016 Meeting


11:28 am

10. Consider location(s) for the 10/19/2016 Meeting


11:30 am

11. Adjournment


* Indicates an expected action item.

The Council will attempt to adhere to the sequence of the published agenda, but reserves the right to adjust the order of items if necessary and may elect to take action on any of the items listed.

The NITC Education Council wishes to thank staff of the University of Nebraska Online Worldwide for helping to arrange the August 31, 2016 meeting.

NITC/Education Council Homepage
Meeting Notice Posted to the Nebraska Public Meeting Calendar 08/17/2016
Agenda Posted to the NITC Web site 08/19/2016