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

Darroch, Fiona and Toleman, Mark (2008) Lessons in implementing a learning management system in a university: the academic user perspective. In: End-user computing: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications. Information Science Reference (IGI Global), Hershey, PA, pp. 1291-1303. ISBN 978-1-59904-945-8


[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
macro-environmental 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.

Statistics for USQ ePrint 4171
Statistics for this ePrint Item
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.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2008 05:38
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 02:58
Uncontrolled Keywords: learning management systems; academic users; university; universities
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080612 Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4171

Actions (login required)

View Item Archive Repository Staff Only