Lessons in implementing a learning management system in a university: the academic user perspective

Darroch, Fiona and Toleman, Mark (2006) Lessons in implementing a learning management system in a university: the academic user perspective. In: Technology supported learning and teaching: a staff perspective. Information Science Reference (IGI Global), Hershey, PA, USA, pp. 261-276. ISBN 1591409624

Abstract

[Abstract]: This chapter examines the implementation of two learning management systems (LMS) in a university environment. Within the context of a case study and from the perspective of academic users, there is a review of the technological and organizational challenges that arise. There is an in-depth analysis of the implementation in terms of what went well and what should be done differently (i.e., lessons learned). Along with the macroenvironmental factors that influence the global e-learning space, the related pedagogical issues, learning models, and technological toolsets are also explored. The authors hope that the experiences chronicled in the case study may act as a lesson to others contemplating such a project of the many technical and organizational issues that need to be addressed, with an emphasis on understanding the importance of the viewpoint of academic users.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. See the Website location above for details. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 371.33 Tec. Alternatively, USQ staff and students may access the paper via publisher's electronic version of the book at: http://site.ebrary.com.ezproxy.usq.edu.au/lib/unisouthernqld/Doc?id=10124865
Depositing User: Mrs Fiona Darroch
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2008 05:20
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:56
Uncontrolled Keywords: learning management systems
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3731

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