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Lms rfp process may 23, 2012


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  • 1. LMS RFP Process to Choose CanvasWashington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges May 22, 2012
  • 2. The Washington System Governor Appointed 4-year Board Private Colleges & Colleges Universities SBCTC 29 Community & 5 Technical Colleges
  • 3. System Highlights• 34 community and technical colleges in Washington• In 2010-11 – 161,000 FTEs – 330,000 headcount – 96,600 students who took an online class – 34,000 students who took a hybrid class – 37 percent of all graduates earn 15 or more credits online or hybrid• Total eLearning FTES increased by 25 percent from 2007-08 to 2008-09.
  • 4. Strategic Technology PlanStrategy I: Create a single, system-wide suite of online teaching and learning tools that provides all Washington students with easy access to “anywhere, anytime” learning.•
  • 5. WashingtonOnline (WAOL)
  • 6. WAOL supports• Single ANGEL license for 22 colleges, plus pooled enrollment system• Blackboard Collaborate for all colleges• Tegrity for all colleges• NW eTutoring Consortium• Professional development for all tools• The Open Course Library…..saving our system $6 million/year
  • 7. Purpose of LMS RFP• Replace ANGEL• Work toward a common LMS – Students learn one system – Shared programming and professional development – Lower vendor cost
  • 8. The RFP Committee•SBCTC Staff•ELC (eLearning directors)•LMDC (librarians)•ITC (chief IT officers)•Instruction Commission (chief academic officers)•WSSSC (chief student services officers)•ADA Council•Faculty association•Six public universities
  • 9. The Search• Sept 2011 – Committee Formed• Oct 2011 – Faculty Surveyed• Nov 2011 – RFP Out• Jan 2012 – RFPs scored, Finalists Chosen• Feb 2012 – Sandboxes Open to Faculty Testers• Mar 26th & 27th – Onsite Demos, Successful Vendor Chosen
  • 10. User Feedback• 567 faculty responded to survey on technical requirements• Over 1000 faculty and staff provided feedback on the three top vendors• More info: elearningprojects.aspx
  • 11. Why Canvas?• First choice of faculty testers• Highest score on technical response• Highest score on vendor references• Hosts in the cloud• Great use of mobile and social media• Integration and sharing/trust relationships
  • 12. What Happens NextTimeline• July 2012 – Contract begins• Summer 2012 – Integration and set up• Fall 2012 – Pilots and scaled up training• Winter 2013 – Colleges transition on their schedule• June 2014 – ANGEL contract ends• Currently statewide group working on professional development and implementation tools
  • 13. Cost Model• Based on FTE• Single fee includes platform, hosting, mobile technology, etc.• Additional fee for premium tech support (optional)
  • 14. Connie BroughtonDirector, eLearning and Open Resources 360-704-4334 /