Thursday, May 31, 2012
Breakout Session – Lightning Teams
Summary from LAUC Assembly - May 10, 2012 (Afternoon Breakout Session)
Small focused group, quick fix
Single issue – depth of vision
Composition: Diversity of opinion
Balance size and speed with broad representation
Planning tool: Campus expertise
Three People per “pod” – single issue
Time schedule – report back to campus? LAUC? SOPAG?
Which issues are appropriate?
Who to report back to
implementing subject specialists
· Project Management
· Can we train ourselves or do we hire someone else?
· Structure for training – gain expertise: Send person for specific training
· e.g. UCSB copyright
Train in specific area
Being together – engaging with each other
Training the trainer
Benefit to our users
Subject knowledge or copyright
Collaboration: Evaluating resources, technology for user needs.
e.g. Chat Service
For e.g. after HOPS and committee deliberation
Six week study & implement
Simple charge; well-defined
Separate lightning teams on pieces of problem
Someone in charge of storm
Group decides what lightning is –
Then a couple go to different campuses and give show on how to implement
Most effective at grass-roots, lowest in-the-trenches level.
What are most important do-able problems –
Which would lend themselves
People committed –
What lends itself to lightning?
e.g. gap in Distance Education
· Identify it
· Identify practices
Free up time for people to do this – 100% focus