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Lm swith notes 5-5 at 4pm

  1. 1. LMS/CMS Integration: Common Issues and Practices<br />Michelle Read & RenataGuertz<br />ELEARN 2010<br />Orlando, Florida<br /> Integration Experiences at Three Universities<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />LMS/CMS use on the rise at secondary and higher education institutions (Ellis & Calvo, 2007; Falvo & Johnson, 2007; Georgouli, Skalkidis & Guerreiro, 2008)<br />Face-t0-face supplemental<br />Full online offering<br />
  3. 3. What is a LMS?<br />Learning Management System vs. Content Management System and Learning Content Management System. <br />(Watson & Watson, 2007)<br />
  4. 4. What is a LMS?<br />Learning Management System <br />(Watson & Watson, 2007)<br />
  5. 5. Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai, SimplyDigi<br />Variation in offerings: <br /><ul><li> Wikis
  6. 6. Blogs
  7. 7. polling/surveys
  8. 8. video conferencing
  9. 9. Whiteboards</li></ul>✗ portfolios<br />✗ desktop/application sharing<br />All shared: <br />✓Announcements<br />✓Email<br />✓Chat<br />✓Quiz building<br />✓Gradebook<br />✓Reporting<br />✓Grouping<br />✓Various document types for uploading<br />✓Video/audio<br />
  10. 10. Pre-adoption considerations<br />Open Source vs. Proprietary<br />(Black et al., 2007)<br />Compatibility<br />Relative advantage<br />Trialability<br />Complexity<br />observability<br />
  11. 11. Implementation framework<br />Initiation<br />Adoption<br />-----------------------<br />Adaption<br />Acceptance<br />Use<br />incorporation<br />(Kwon & Zmud (1987)<br />
  12. 12. LMS/CMS Integration at Kingston University<br />(Heaton-Shrestha, Edirisingha, Burkey & Linsey, 2005)<br />United Kingdom<br />Blackboard<br />2002-2005<br /><br />
  13. 13. LMS/CMS Integration at Dublin City University <br />(Blin & Munro, 2008)<br />United Kingdom, Ireland<br />Moodle<br />2004<br /><br />
  14. 14. LMS/CMS Integration at Brigham Young University<br />(West, Waddoups & Graham, 2006)<br />United States, Utah<br />Blackboard<br />2004-2005<br />
  15. 15. Findings: uploading existing content<br />Placing course assets online<br />Syllabus<br />Readings<br />Lecture notes<br />Very limited uploads of video or sound<br />Initial LMS activity<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010 <br />
  16. 16. Findings: integration of advanced collaborative tools<br />Types of advanced collaborative tools<br />Discussion boards<br />Wikis<br />Online journals<br />Challenge for faculty<br />Technical skills<br />Pedagogical knowledge<br />Workload<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010 <br />
  17. 17. Findings: data on student activity levels in courses<br />User statistics<br />Number of accesses<br />Amount of time spent in the LMS<br />Types of materials accessed<br />Faculty interpretation of the stats<br />Check attendance<br />Guide for face-to-face lectures<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010<br />
  18. 18. Findings: technology challenges<br />Anxiety about technology<br />Not knowing how to operate the LMS<br />Negative impact on professional image<br />Concern about system changes or downtime<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010 <br />
  19. 19. Findings: assessment and grade reporting<br />Drop box accepts electronic assignments<br />Quiz tool can be used for testing<br />Discussion boards can be used for submitting short answer responses<br />Assignment grades are reported as faculty post them<br />Grades are available 24/7<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010 <br />
  20. 20. Findings: increased communication<br />Email to entire class <br />Email to individual student<br />Student to student emails<br />Messages posted on the LMS<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010<br />
  21. 21. Findings: attendance to class meetings<br />Increase in absences to class lectures<br />Notes posted to LMS were a substitute for attending class<br />Note-taking during class dropped<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010<br />
  22. 22. Findings: selection of tool integration<br />Faculty asked students which tools to use<br />Demand driven education?<br />Student use of tools impacted faculty teaching practices<br />Students recommend tools based on experiences in other courses<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010<br />
  23. 23. Findings: faculty workload<br />LMS integration increases faculty workload<br />LMS is a trade-off in terms of <br />time, <br />energy, <br />learning benefit, and <br />good teaching<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010<br />
  24. 24. Findings: novice and experienced ICT user differences<br />Different experiences between Novice and Experienced ICT users<br />Novices overwhelmed with the learning curve<br />Experienced users limited by LMS environment<br />Novel ideas to overcome learning curve<br />Downloaded from: on 5/5/2010<br />
  25. 25. Michelle Read<br /><br />RenataGeurtz<br /><br />
  26. 26. Questions?<br />