Instruction Committee Meeting Minutes: November 7, 2018

Members attending:
Annie Armstrong (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Amy Hall (National-Louis University)
Tim Lockman (Kishwaukee College)
Marielle McNeal (North Park University)
Christina Norton (Heartland Community College)
Matthew Olsen (Millikin University)
Mackenzie Salisbury (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
Rebecca Yowler (Knox College)

Members absent: Molly Mansfield (Dominican University)

Staff attending: Lorna Engels, Debbie Campbell
Guests: None


  • Theme description was accepted with minor changes to last sentence.
  • There will be no webinar in Fall due to time constraints.
  • We will consider hosting a Twitter chat in the late fall instead, pending some research.
  • Most podcast decisions have also been deferred pending more research into logistics and technical aspects.
  • The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 PM.


  • PowerPoints from committee presentations at the CARLI Annual Meeting are now available online.
    • Feedback on Instruction Committee report (given by Marielle) was good
  • CARLI offices will be closed two days for Thanksgiving, which is sooner than you probably think it is

Tasks assigned:

  • Marielle and Mackenzie will contact possible spring webinar presenters about the potential for doing a workshop at the Showcase instead of/in addition to a webinar
  • Mackenzie will research logistics/strategies for Twitter chats and post information and a draft call, for committee members to consider, by 11/16
  • Debbie and Lorna will investigate the possibility of using the CARLI Twitter account for a chat and whether it’s possible to host audio files on the CARLI website

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: 12/5/18, 1-2:30 pm
  • Schedule of Instruction Committee Meetings:
    • 1/2/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 2/6/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 3/6/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 4/3/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 5/1/19, 1-2:30 pm