2LMSWG Learning Management System Working Group Dr. Kathy McClelland, Manager of IMG, ChairCharge: Find a replacement for Blackboard Vista which will not be supported or licensed beginning January of 2013.
3LMSWG members – Faculty Susan Bannon, College of EducationJane Kuehne, College of EducationLourdes Betanzos, College of Liberal ArtsTina Loraas, College of BusinessJoe Perez, COSAMYasser Gowayed, College of EngineeringReid Hanson, College of Veterinary Medicine
4LMSWG Members - Others Kathy McClelland, IMG - Chair David Benjamin, OITWiebke Kuhn, College of Liberal ArtsTroy Hahn, College of AgricultureSusan Bannon, College of EducationMonica DeTure, DLOT/Raj Chaudhury, Biggio
5Initial Timeline December 2010 - January 2011 Identify and begin initial evaluation of replacement LMSIMG researchResource web page developedIdentify and develop criteria for evaluation rubricInitial survey of facultyFebruary March 2011Intro-to webinars for eachInitial evaluation of each
7Evaluation Timeline February 2011 - March 2011 April 2011 Intro-to webinars for eachInitial evaluation of eachIdentify two best options for AUApril 2011On-campus presentations of two finalistsRecordings made available onlineOf Intro-to webinarsOf on-campus presentationsFaculty responsesAvailable onlinePaper survey at on-campus presentations
8Faculty responses Canvas is acceptable replacement 55 D2L is acceptable replacement 35Canvas in NOT acceptable replacement 2D2L is NOT acceptable replacement 4Which LMS would be the best replacement for Blackboard Vista?CanvasD2LEither/both
9RecommendationBased on feedback obtained during on-site presentations and from on-line feedback forms, as well as on [LMSWG] members’ review of feedback and their own evaluations of each LMS, the LMSWG unanimously recommends that Auburn University adopt Instructure Canvas as the LMS to replace Blackboard Vista. Further, the LMSWG recommends that the transition to Canvas begin immediately.