Technology Advisory Committee (TAC)

The Committee is charged with strategic planning for the application of technologies for teaching, learning and administrative efficiencies in the RCOE and with recommending to the Dean, through the Administrative Council of the RCOE, changes, directions, and projects it believes will promote the most effective and efficient uses of technology within the college. Among the responsibilities of the committee are the following:

  • Develop a strategic  5-year  plan for the role of technology and media that promotes the integration of technologies into instruction in the RCOE; this plan should complement the strategic unit plan of the RCOE and should take into consideration the impact of technology on:
    • Physical facilities, staffing, and personnel both on and off the Appalachian campus
    • Faculty/Staff development and departmental support
    • Instructional Programs and Projects
    • Alternative delivery and hybridization of instructional delivery systems
  • Conduct periodic needs assessments and focus groups to inform strategic planning.
  • Be aware of and responsive to faculty requests for equipment, including establishing policies and procedures for prioritizing acquisitions and ensuring compatibility, support and balance within and between the umbrella RCOE needs and departmental/program needs and as expressed in the strategic technology plan of the RCOE.
  • Work closely with the Office of the CIO, the Center for Academic Excellence, and related grants/projects to build capacity and ensure access, staffing, appropriate sharing of resources, acquisition of equipment, and overall use policies, and security issues.

Technology Advisory Committee Membership

Fall 2020