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In the summer of 2010, the Learn@UW Executive Committee formed this task force to report on the current state of the learning management system.
Charge to the Task Force
•Study the status of the current LMS (D2L) at UW campuses from the faculty, students, and programs perspectives. Gather the unmet needs and requirements on D2L as an effective e-learning environment
•Scan the current LMS environment, the upcoming e-learning trends, and ascertain how D2L positions itself compared to others
•Determine areas that should be addressed by the LMS or via other strategies to meet the need of online learning in the next five years or beyond
•Make recommendations to the Learn@UW EC and the UW System CIO on the next steps in the LMS direction.
Deliverables and Timeline
The Task Force will deliver a written report on the findings and recommendations to the Learn@UW Executive Committee and the UW System CIO by July 1, 2011.
Task force members are faculty and staff from across UW System and were nominated by the Learn@UW Executive Committee.
Lorna Wong (Chair) – Director, Learning Technology Development, UW System Administration
Barbara Barnet – Professor, Statistics, UW-Platteville
Jeff Bohrer – Sr. Learning Technology Consultant, DoIT Academic Technology, UW-Madison
Rovy Branon – Executive Director, eCampus, UW-Extension
Jane Henderson – Director, Learning Technology Services, UW-Stout
Peter Mann – Service Manager, Learn@UW
Sharon McCarragher – eLearning Consultant, Learning Technology Center, UW-Milwaukee
Andy Speth – Manger, Learning Technology Center, UW-Green Bay
Dan Voeks – Application Manager, Learn@UW
Jim Winship – Professor/Chair, Social Work, UW-Whitewater
Ed Meachen, Associate Vice President, CIO, UW System Administration
Al Hartman, Professor, Business, UW-Oshkosh; Chair, Learn@UW Executive Committee