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  • 1. Migrating from ANGEL to Blackboard Learn Dan Feinberg & Diane Hamilton System Administration Lisa Dubuc & Donna Simiele Niagara County Community College Ellen Sidey Buffalo State College SUNY CIT 2014
  • 2. Agenda • Migration Process Overview • System Set Up • Resources • Training • Communication Plans • Lessons Learned • Q&A
  • 3. Open SUNY: System Admin Team Dan Feinberg & Diane Hamilton
  • 4. Migration Timeline Month 1: Regular meetings begin Month 2: Train-the-trainer Month 3: GUI Admin training, Tier 1&2 installed Month 4: Migration training w/ first cohort Month 7: Migration training w/ second cohort Month 10: Additional migration training?
  • 5. varied formats resources to use and source documents
  • 6. recordings to use and source files
  • 7. self-paced courses available for download
  • 8. Comprehensive introductory video and companion script
  • 9. Tour of Migration Resources •ANGEL to Blackboard Learn Migration Guide •Webinar Archives and Source Materials •Self-Paced Training Courses o Starter Tutorial Videos o Resource Repositories •Face-to-Face Training Outlines •GUI Admin Materials System Admin, Dan Feinberg & Diane Hamilton
  • 10. Niagara County Community College Lisa Dubuc & Donna Simiele
  • 11. Migration Team/Timeline • Migration Team Set-up • Timeframe (SP13-SP14) • Weekly Meetings
  • 12. System Set Up • Detailed Review of System Settings • Some of the Setting We Choose – Turn off “Bulk Delete” in Packages and Utilities for faculty role. – Created Roles: • Librarian • Leaders in Organizations – Turned on Content Collection Niagara County Community College, Lisa Dubuc & Donna Simiele
  • 13. System Set Up (Cont.) • Redesign of Blackboard Login page • Created a default course menu • Researched Building Blocks • Installed for Phase I – Pearson My Labs – McGraw Hill Campus • Later Phases – Cengage Learning Mind Links – Turnitin – Magna Commons Niagara County Community College, Lisa Dubuc & Donna Simiele
  • 14. Communication Plan • NCCC Administration • NCCC Office of Information Technology • Ran Migration Overview sessions – explain why, when, who • Faculty group in Angel (All Faculty), system message • Faculty - Built Teams (A, B, C) – Encouraged “Course Refresh” at this time – Making Content ADA Compliant • Students (student groups in ANGEL, T-Wolves, Digital Displays) • ANGEL End of Life
  • 15. Faculty Training & Timeline Started Admin Training in May 2014 – Included: eLearning and OIT Divided into 3 Groups: • Phase I (Summer 2013 training/Fall 2013 Delivered) – Hand Selected • Online faculty • Tech savvy • Phase II (Fall 2013 training/Spring 2014 Delivered) – Opened to Volunteers (1 of 2 Slides)
  • 16. Faculty Training & Timeline (Cont.) • Final Phase (Spring-Summer 2014 training/Summer Fall 2014 Delivered) – This provided us with a longer period of time to train faculty and student • Final Phase Breakdown • Final Phase Timeline Image
  • 17. Content Migration • Phase I & II– Created a Google Document for Faculty to list courses to be migrated – OIT built a flat file to migrate the contents • Phase III – Loaded all Summer/Fall shells in ANGEL & Blackboard – Faculty loaded all content into ANGEL shells they wanted migrated • Time given for cleanup & Encouraged “Course Refresh” – All ANGEL Summer/Fall content was migrated at one specified time  Pushed a course announcement & closed all unnecessary tabs in all courses running in Blackboard. (All 3 Phases) Flat File Created to support this.
  • 18. Training Modes • Face-to-face • Online Self Paced • Webinars • Open Sessions* • Recordings (collection of Bb videos, self produced, YouTube, etc.) • Screen Casts • NCCC eLearning Blog
  • 19. Resources • Open SUNY Migration (Harry’s) Team – SUNY Migration Confluence • Open SUNY Training Team (Dan & Erin) • eLearning Blog • Course Sites • Blackboard on Demand • Blackboard YouTube Channel Niagara County Community College, Lisa Dubuc & Donna Simiele
  • 20. NCCCeLearning.com
  • 21. Buffalo State College Ellen Sidey
  • 22. Campus Communication • Blackboard Migration website • ANGEL announcements • Campus emails to faculty and students • Online daily news bulletin • Flyers, posters, and electronic signage • Present at campus events and departmental meetings • Reached out to student service offices
  • 23. Campus Communication Example
  • 24. Content Migration • Migrated only relevant and current course content • Users responsible for saving certain items (e.g. student data, emails, LOR content) • Developed request forms for courses and groups (organizations) • Established deadlines
  • 25. Content Migration • Developed a procedure to create spreadsheets for SLN and ITEC to batch content • Created procedures to communicate information to the faculty about migration procedures
  • 26. Content Migration • Created separate Blackboard course sites to house ANGEL content-faculty could then view their content in the Bb environment and reference it during training
  • 27. Migration Document Example
  • 28. Training • Fundamental part of migration plan • Provided a variety of workshops in addition to SLN Educational Services • Needed to adapt to the diverse levels of expertise and interest
  • 29. Training • Stressed the importance of conducting a quality check of migrated course content • Encouraged faculty to use Blackboard features instead of trying to retrofit migrated ANGEL content within the new advanced Blackboard environment
  • 30. Training Session List
  • 31. Buffalo State Resource Examples for Students and Faculty http://www.buffalostate.edu/offices/ir/blackb oard.html Buffalo State Blackboard home page
  • 32. Lessons Learned & Tips See Handout
  • 33. Questions?
  • 34. Contact Information: • Lisa Dubuc dubuc@niagaracc.suny.edu • Donna Simiele dsimiele@niagaracc.suny.edu • Dan Feinberg dan.feinberg@suny.edu • Diane Hamilton diane.hamilton@suny.edu • Ellen Sidey sideyep@buffalostate.edu

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