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Waterloo LEARN Update. ITAC 13 January 2012. Winter 2012 Migration. ~1350 courses! More to come. “ F rom scratch” and converted courses . Contract person helping tweak converted courses (as necessary). Training and drop-in sessions continue. Instructors acces s UW-ACE until May.

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Waterloo learn update

Waterloo LEARN Update

ITAC

13 January 2012


Winter 2012 migration

Winter 2012 Migration

  • ~1350 courses! More to come.

  • “From scratch” and converted courses.

    • Contract person helping tweak converted courses (as necessary).

  • Training and drop-in sessions continue.

  • Instructors access UW-ACE until May.

  • Significant increase in uptake of ePortfolio


Everything s peachy well

Everything’s Peachy? Well …

  • Hosted site

    • Intermittent slow system response, timeouts. Various fixes put in place by D2L.

    • Short database outage (15 min. first Wed.)

    • WLU, some perf problems; Guelph, db issues over break, perf problems this week

  • 3500 fees-not-arranged drops on Jan. 3rd. More discussion with Finance and Registrar.

  • Adds/drop bugs despite much testing in fall


D2l related meetings

D2L-related meetings

  • Learning Object Repository (internal, Jan. 11th)

  • Data retention schedule (with D2L, Jan. 18th)

  • Electronic marking (CEL demo, D2L demo of project, Jan. 18th)

  • Analytics (IAP, Student Success, Registrar, etc., demo by D2L, Jan. 31st, 1 – 4:30)

  • Guelph, WLU, Waterloo discussion (mid Feb.)


Next activities

Next activities

  • Final report (75% done)

  • Feedback (look at 300 responses from fall student survey; get instructor feedback)

  • New dev system (for next version of LE, LOR, ePortfolio) in Feb.

  • ANGEL renewal to May 2013

  • Upgrade end of April


Leo retreat february 29 th

LEO Retreat February 29th

  • Big picture directions and planning

  • Choose and prioritize topics. Examples:

    • More open access to content (Math, others)

    • Integrations: eReserves, Maple TA, iClicker(vendor), Quest grades, Web conferencing

    • Audio and video storage solutions

    • Analytics

    • Enhancement requests

    • Mobile

    • Etc.


Over to you

Over to you

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