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BCcampus Shared Services Model & Sandbox Service


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slides for short 20 minute talk for VIHET 2011 gathering at RRU, March 30th, 2011

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BCcampus Shared Services Model & Sandbox Service

  1. 1. BCCampus Shared Services Lifecycle and Sandbox Service Scott Leslie Manager, Client Services - Open Education BCcampus
  2. 2. Why Shared Services• Optimize the benefits of educational technology applications and reduce costs of hosting and service delivery• Maximize institutional access to educational technologies while minimizing redundancy• Enable secure exchange of institutional student information system (SIS) data to support delivery of programs and courses• Research and pilot new and innovative educational technologies• Complement collaborative and partnership program arrangements between institutions
  3. 3. Current Shared Services 5 current (COTR, Kwantlen, Moodle NVIT, Selkirk, UNBC) 4 current (Camosun, CNC, D2L NLC, NWCC) 7 current (Camosun, Douglas, Elluminate VIU, RRU, SFU, UNBC, UVic) 7 current (CNC, COTR,Adobe Connect Kwantlen, Langara, NLC, NWCC, Selkirk, VCC) as of October 2009
  4. 4. Upcoming Pilots• Kaltura: Kick-off meeting April 29th in Vancouver
  5. 5. Sandbox Service• Place for shared experimentation for no cost• Primarily focused on LAMP-based open source apps, but open to others• Prefer apps that multiple people are interested in over ad hoc requests
  6. 6. Sandbox Service