Digital Learning Sub-Committee provides effective oversight, guidance and governance of digital educational technology, extending beyond software, platforms and tools, with a focus on:

  • culture, capability and capacity;
  • curriculum and courseware;
  • eco-systems and partnerships; and
  • the UQ Virtual Learning Environment Technologies.

Meeting dates to be confirmed.

General Information

  • Committee name: Digital Learning Sub-Committee
  • Reporting to: Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Contact: Jennifer Morahan, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
  • Version (effective date): version 1 (22 March 2019)
  • Quorum: Eight (8)
  • Notes: abbreviated as DLSC

Terms of Reference

The role of the Digital Learning Sub-Committeen is to advise and make recommendations to the Teaching and Learning Committee on:

  • the adoption, configuration, integration and best practices for use of educational technologies to improve UQ learner engagement and outcomes;
  • priorities for funding of educational technology related projects;
  • emerging educational technology developments and practices, including related service and support approaches and innovations;
  • updates to the UQ Digital Learning Roadmap and relevant UQ policies and procedures; and
  • support, training, communication and professional learning requirements related to educational technologies.

Composition

Chair

  • Associate Dean (Academic), nominated by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Ex-Officio           

  • Deputy Director, Applications Delivery and Support (Information Technology and Services)
  • Deputy Director, Digital Learning (Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation)
  • Manager, eLearning and Support Systems

Nominated

  • A Library representative, nominated by the UQ Librarian
  • One representative from each faculty, being a reasonable mix of educational leaders representing a cross section of roles
  • One undergraduate student, nominated by the UQ Union
  • One postgraduate student, nominated by the UQ Association of Postgraduate Students
  • An elected member of Academic Board, nominated by the Academic Board Standing Committee

The Chair may co-opt representatives from other organisational units and project initiatives to the Sub-Committee on an as-needs basis.

Administrative Arrangements

  • Representatives from faculties are nominated by the executive dean on an annual basis
  • The student representatives are nominated on an annual basis
  • The term of membership for the elected member of the Academic Board, nominated by Academic Board Standing Committee is one year
  • The Sub-Committee meets six times per year; additional meetings may be scheduled as necessary
Membership category Role Name Unit/affiliation
Chair Associate Dean (Academic) Associate Professor Peter Sutton Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Ex officio Deputy Director, Applications Delivery and Support Mr Rowan Salt Information Technology Services
Ex officio Deputy Director, Digital Learning Dr Greg Winslett Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Ex officio Manager, eLearning and Support Systems Dr Simon Collyer Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Nominated Library representative, nominated by the UQ Librarian Ms Kathleen Smeaton UQ Library
Nominated Faculty representative Associate Professor Blake McKimmie Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Nominated Faculty representative Dr Louise Kuchel Faculty of Science
Nominated Faculty representative Dr Prasad Chunduri Faculty of Medicine
Nominated Faculty representative Dr Michael Axelsen Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
Nominated Faculty representative Associate Professor Karen Moni Faculty of Humanities and Social Science
Nominated Faculty representative Associate Professor Vince Wheatley Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Secretariat Secretary Ms Jennifer Morahan Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation

As of 2 July 2019