There have been three top vendors chosen and one of the following will be replacing ANGEL. They are: Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure (Canvas). Within a week or so, each of the vendors will be required to provide sandboxes for our use in testing their product. Testing will be conducted by faculty, eLearning Admins and some students. … Continue reading New LMS Coming To Centralia College….What are the next steps?
The LMS RFP committee has selected the three vendors that will move forward in our selection process for an enterprise learning management system. The top vendors are Blackboard, Desire2Learn and Instructure (Canvas). The vendors were selected based on scoring of an extensive list of functional requirements and on vendor pricing. My personal thanks to the … Continue reading New LMS Coming – Angel’s Successor?
Yup... but not to panic. We've known for a while that the state's contract for the Angel Learning Management System (LMS) ends at the end of spring quarter 2014. Add to that the fact that Blackboard recently bought Angel... and now Providence Equity Partners has purchased Blackboard... beginning summer 2014 we'll be on a different LMS. BUT … Continue reading Angel is Going Away?
Blackboard 9.1 demo is on the agenda for the WashingtonOnline Advisory Group meeting on Monday, Nov. 29th at 11 a.m. The meeting takes place in this Elluminate room: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008170&password=M.6572CB4EFB13FD9E7F09659413DBD6 . Details are on the WAOL webpage: http://www.waol.org/faculty_and_staff/WAOLAdvisory.aspx For more information on next steps(?) for our LMS, see the previous post on it.
I know, I know. This is the last thing most people want to be thinking about. But the state's contract with Blackboard for Angel LMS services expires in 2014. The statewide effort is underway to prepare for future decision-making. I can't stress enough that it is not decided that the state will move away from … Continue reading LMS: Next Steps?