UofC LMS RFP engagement report

So, this project has taken up the vast majority of my Day Job for the last year or so. We're finally approaching the point where a decision can be made on which LMS we'll be using. I just published our working group's report on the project website, so we can share the current data with the university community. Long story short, it's a draw between Canvas and D2L, with further information needed before Those Who Are Higher Up Than I Am can make the decision....

January 14, 2013 · 1 min

UCalgary eLearning Discovery Working Group report on LMS engagement

What a consultant-ish title. Anyway. The working group I've been chairing since last summer (it even has its own tag here on my blog) has been doing a bunch of stuff (i.e., "engagements") to talk to people on campus (i.e., "stakeholders") to find out what they need from eLearning in general and in an LMS specifically (i.e., "high level needs documentation"). The first report, focusing on documenting the LMS engagement itself (surveys, focus groups, vendor demos, etc....

June 29, 2012 · 1 min

eLearning Discovery Working Group preliminary report

My big summer project this year was to act as the chair of a newly formed "eLearning Discovery Working Group", with the mandate to begin to identify what eLearning means at The University of Calgary. We were tasked by the CIO to find out what is involved with providing, supporting, and using eLearning tools in whatever ways are necessary to enable the activities of our students, instructors, and staff. Over the summer, we began to build an inventory of eLearning tools - both centrally provided, and distributed and ad-hoc tools, to start to form a picture of what eLearning looks like to our University community....

September 21, 2011 · 2 min