Tentative Timeline

Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
  • Develop faculty and student surveys on current learning management system (LMS) satisfaction and innovation for the future
  • Obtain feedback on surveys from Faculty Steering Committee and Education Training Branch Colleagues
  • Complete IRB application and receive IRB approval for the study
  • Distribute faculty and student surveys
  • Determine criteria for reviewing/comparing LMS platforms to current solution
Spring 2019 – Summer 2019
Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
  • Recruit select faculty to pilot the alternative LMS
  • Conduct faculty & student focus groups
  • Host Townhall sessions for community feedback
  • Pilot LMS and gather feedback
Summer 2020 – Summer 2021
  • Make a decision to stay with current LMS (Sakai) or switch to the alternate LMS
  • Upgrade to next version of Courses OR begin transition to new platform