"Hi Paul, I am an office of one and we do not have too many online courses. I do all the new online course development and periodic review and refreshing of courses. This gives me insight into what most are doing. I make the decision based on best…"
"Catch 22 for Librarians. Our Librarians will not want to Join COTE to see if these resources are of interest to them. But we want them to see this information.
If we are going to perk interest in this, we can't ask them to join…"
"Interesting question, Ian. Open SUNY does conduct a survey of student perceptions, but I'm not sure that LMS satisfaction is addressed. As you mention, I can see this being a very hard variable to isolate.
We do get a fair amount of feedback…"
"I think this issue is independent of the LMS. It is a resource that we could use since we all are part of the contract SUNY has with Google. The idea behind my post is to avoid the situation where each school allocates time and resources…"
What kinds of things is SUNY doing to see how satisfied the students, instructors, and online learning staff, are with blackboard? I am sure it is hard to tell if people genuinely dislike it, or if they are just uncomfortable with changing from…"
"100% agree. I think it is really important that we (the SUNY community) really try to stay on top of the LMS and broader learning technology market. If someone (like Google) can do something better/cheaper/safer/faster/ect, then we need to do…"
The idea of using Google Classroom in certainly attractive, but I think it is WAY to early to decide that it is better than current options. I think Open SUNY is committed to keeping current in the instructional technology market and…"
I will look forward to learning from you as you share what you know here : ) I hope you will add a photo or avatar to your profile when you can and introduce yourself in the Welcome - who are you? forum so we can get to know you a little better. I would love it if you would share more about your experiences and interests. Maybe also a little about what you are looking for in this community, or anything else you want us to know.