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Accessibility

February 13, 2012 by Amanda Echterling Uncategorized No Comments

Great article. Food for thought: How are the LMS vendors addressing this?

http://www.evolllution.com/opinions/the-intentional-design-of-the-online-classroom/

Academic Council Presentation File

December 7, 2011 by Sarah Cheverton Administrative, Meeting Notes No Comments

I met with Academic Council this morning to give them an overview of what the LMS Research Team is doing and why. With the presentation itself and discussion, I was there for one hour (the allotted time). The PPT file I used to guide the presentation is in the Dropbox: http://sites.jmu.edu/lms/wp-content/plugins/shorty/dropbox/Dropbox/LMS_Documents/LMS_Academic_Council_Dec_2011.pptx.

New Course Management System — Coursekit

November 30, 2011 by Mary Ann Chappell LMS Applications, News No Comments

There is a new learning management system on the block — Coursekit.   According to the Wired Technology post, Coursekit “emphasizes social networking and an easy-to-use interface.”

Analytic Capabilities to Support Academic and Administrative Needs

November 22, 2011 by knab2ar Analytics, LMS Features, Uncategorized No Comments

Describe the additional analytic capabilities to support academic and administrative needs.
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Why does an institution switch an LMS?

November 21, 2011 by Mary Ann Chappell Uncategorized No Comments

Duke University compiled the following report that reviewed LMS reports from eight institutions looking at reasons for switching an LMS –

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LMS Team Meeting Notes 11/10/11

November 16, 2011 by Sarah Cheverton Administrative, Meeting Notes No Comments

LMS Research Team Meeting Notes
11/10/11

Reviews and Updates
–Review of October meeting outcomes (Sarah)

–Report on faculty focus group (Andrea)

ePortfolios — Reflections on the AAEEBL Southeast US eFolio Conference at Virginia Tech

November 10, 2011 by Kevin Hegg Articles No Comments

Sarah and I attended at two-day ePortfolio conference at Virginia Tech in November.  The conferences consisted of a series of workshops and presentations by students, faculty and administrators from Virginia Tech, Clemson University, Ferrum College, Tunxis Community College, University of Delaware , and LaGuardia Community College. … Continue Reading

Statement of IT Needs

November 9, 2011 by Sarah Cheverton Administrative No Comments

Here’s the document that I sent to everyone through email. This will help us in crafting our statement of needs in the RFP.
http://sites.jmu.edu/lms/wp-content/plugins/shorty/dropbox/Dropbox/LMS_Documents/RFP_Statement_of_Needs_Section.docx

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