Blackboard to Moodle:  A Challenging Pedagogical        Migration at Taylor’s                  UniversityBy: Adrian Yaoe-L...
Overview…• Introduction• Rationale of migration (for a new LMS).• Challenges of migration: restructuring  process.• Pedago...
Introducing InTeLLeCT(Taylor’s T&L centre)…
Rationale of Migration
Introduction…• Our status as a young university provides an  opportunity to redefine learning experience of the  students ...
Restructuring process began…• Adoption of this new approach requires some  restructuring of current learning environments ...
Reasons for migration…• Taylor’s University introduced e-learning technologies  through:     2001                         ...
Video Presentation on    TIMeS @ Taylor’s
Pedagogical migration begins…• e-Learning Academy (eLA) was requested to  train academic staff in Taylor’s University.• Tr...
TIMeS @ Taylor’s: Approach ofTraining  120minute   s Face-                                   Advance                      ...
Pedagogical challenge by movingon…• Total Number of Academic Staff: 503*• Attended & trained approximately:  – 78.5% (Basi...
I would like to explore                    more external                      features?We have a newLMS, so what?   Anythi...
Introducting Taylor’s lecture capturesystem…
Video Presentation on   Rewind @ Taylor’s
Rewind @ Taylor’s Screenshot(1)…        A                B        C
Rewind @ Taylor’s Screenshot(2)…
Future plans…• Phase 1 of development completed.  – Integration of Rewind @ Taylor’s.  – Turnitin• Phase 2 commences March...
Thank you!             Email: yao.adrian@taylors.edu.myQuestions?
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Blackboard to Moodle: A Challenging Pedagogical Migration at Taylor’s University

  1. 1. Blackboard to Moodle: A Challenging Pedagogical Migration at Taylor’s UniversityBy: Adrian Yaoe-Learning Academy (eLA)Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus
  2. 2. Overview…• Introduction• Rationale of migration (for a new LMS).• Challenges of migration: restructuring process.• Pedagogical migration process: training.• Current features& future plans.
  3. 3. Introducing InTeLLeCT(Taylor’s T&L centre)…
  4. 4. Rationale of Migration
  5. 5. Introduction…• Our status as a young university provides an opportunity to redefine learning experience of the students which further enhances our reputation as the leading private university.• Hence, Taylor’s adopted a strategic & systematic approach: Blended Learning Face-to-Face Classroom e-Learning Activities Teaching & Learning Interactions (in and / or outside classrooms)
  6. 6. Restructuring process began…• Adoption of this new approach requires some restructuring of current learning environments and methodologies.• Taylor’s University’s e-Learning mission statement is: By 2015, every student at Taylor’s University will learn in a collaborative, self- directed and personalized manner anytime, anywhere.
  7. 7. Reasons for migration…• Taylor’s University introduced e-learning technologies through: 2001 Mid 2012
  8. 8. Video Presentation on TIMeS @ Taylor’s
  9. 9. Pedagogical migration begins…• e-Learning Academy (eLA) was requested to train academic staff in Taylor’s University.• Trainings for TIMeS @ Taylor’s are divided into three (3) levels: – Basic – Intermediate – Advance (beginning year 2013 onwards)
  10. 10. TIMeS @ Taylor’s: Approach ofTraining 120minute s Face- Advance Export / to- import Intermediateface, h Online grades from external ands- quizzes only. sources, plu on. g-ins etc. Basic 5 ‘Must-know’ features ininternal TIMeS.trainers
  11. 11. Pedagogical challenge by movingon…• Total Number of Academic Staff: 503*• Attended & trained approximately: – 78.5% (Basic) – 45.3% (Intermediate).• Trainings are still currently on-going (based on needs & requests by faculties).
  12. 12. I would like to explore more external features?We have a newLMS, so what? Anything These features in TIMeS new to are almost similar with Blackboard… discover?
  13. 13. Introducting Taylor’s lecture capturesystem…
  14. 14. Video Presentation on Rewind @ Taylor’s
  15. 15. Rewind @ Taylor’s Screenshot(1)… A B C
  16. 16. Rewind @ Taylor’s Screenshot(2)…
  17. 17. Future plans…• Phase 1 of development completed. – Integration of Rewind @ Taylor’s. – Turnitin• Phase 2 commences March 2013. – Further equip Rewind @ Taylor’s to all venues beginning March 2013 onwards. – Developmental of more interactive academic homepage with more interactive features to engage students & improve learning.
  18. 18. Thank you! Email: yao.adrian@taylors.edu.myQuestions?

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