Notepad:Learning Tech

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The current team

Production: responsible for building and maintaining ~300 Open Learning courses. Managed by Carolyn Teare.

Media: build custom multimedia elements for TRU online courses. [Example here and here.] Provide support for campus users for video and media production.

Learning Technology - One developer (Troy Welch) working on UX, help documentation, special projects.

Challenges: Support for Moodle and other learning technology (staffing, resources, model). Managing migration to Moodle on top of existing (growing) production workloads.

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What we've done

Initiated Documentation:Learning_Environment project, with goals of moving TRU to a single, enhanced learning management system, and to identify and address other needs.

Re-organized support model, initiated migration of OL courses to Moodle without any additional resources.

The KUMU wiki. Plan to initiate a single-source documentation for support materials, other relevant uses. Example... this wiki page is rendered here. This page lives here.

Developed for open online courses (rMOOC, SHIFT), provided support for public-facing web resources such as ePortfolios (Alan Levine, Brianna McIlquham, or online web projects (https://juanazeme.wordpress.com/, https://abetopia.wordpress.com/).

Recognized challenges with introducing users to WordPress, developed and piloted SPLOTS. http://splot.ca/

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What's cooking

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