• Innovative Learning Week 2012 (Stuart)
    • Deferred to next week
  • Programming in first and second year (Stuart)
    • Stuart has spoken to Ewan
    • Possibly using Python in first year
    • Action: James to find out what first years think
  • Diagnostic testing on programming (Stuart)
    • Students do diagnostic tests before starting here
    • If test doesn't go well, they take current OOP course instead of FP
    • More advanced Java course during second semester of first year
  • Reflective questionnaires (Stuart)
    • Deferred to next week
  • mi3/4
    • As long as Geometry exam isn't too difficult, not much more that can be done about the current maths course
    • New courses to start from September
    • Action: Stuart to speak to Maths
  • Inf1 drop-in labs (James Wheatley)
    • CLW is sometimes being closed during drop-in labs, leaving little space for other students
    • Action: Stuart to speak to demonstrators about taking computer availability into account and only closing part of the lab
  • Skype and Dropbox on DICE (James Wheatley)
    • Skype has a strange protocol that makes the network unstable with lots of users
    • Action: Neil to raise ticket about installing Dropbox
  • Informatics Online Store (James Wheatley)
    • Store is now empty
    • Informatics no longer doing hoodies
    • University decided not to offer Informatics hoodies themselves
    • Action: Neil to look into getting all links to the store removed
  • Placements and Careers (Stuart)
    • ScotlandIS want to start a placements scheme where all Informatics students would be offered a placement
    • Need to work out what students want in terms of placements
    • Need to consider what could be done to make students (particularly first and second year) be doing more to make themselves employable
    • Possibility of a cascaded employability scheme

-- Main.s0915100 - 24 Jan 2011

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