WAOL Advisory Group Monday, March 5, 2012
Agenda: • 2012 Meeting Dates: http://goo.gl/QS2Wi • State Authorization Issue • Blackboard Collaborate Check-in • Tegrity Check-in • ANGEL Check-in • Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate • eLearning Community • LMS RFP • Open Course Library Update • WAOL.org outage Tuesday morning (March 6) • Highlighter Demo Next meeting—March 19—same time, same place
State Authorization Issue • USDOE regulation requiring state authorization was vacated by US District Court; however, state laws remain on the books. • Remember the requirement to provide complaint contacts for out-of-state students was not vacated. • All information on this wiki: http://stateregulations.wikispaces.com/
Blackboard Collaborate • Collaborate (Wimba/Elluminate combo) • V 11 Instructions here: (Search the WAOL Blog • http://blog.waol.org/ http://waol.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/creating-and-using-a-virtualoffice-with-blackboard-collaborate.pdf • V.12 will include support for mobile users, ability to publish in multiple formats w/o client software, new archiving system, • http://www.elluminate.com/Company/Media_Center/Press_Releases/Detail/132/?id=193
Tegrity Check-in Tegrity Users Group: Seattle, April 18-20, 2012 Tegrity looking for proposals now.
Tegrity Training • Training opportunities over the length of the 3-year contract • Training Videos: http://www.youtube.com/tegritynw
Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate: Tracks • Accessibility • Administration • Blended Learning • Design and Delivery • Mobile Learning • Social Media, and • Tools and Techniques
How to register my faculty? • We will support one faculty per college to go through Online Teaching Certificate in 2012. • Fill out the Online Teaching Certificate form (http://goo.gl/9waHb) • Form will be closed by midnight, March 31, 2012
eLearning Community • http://elearninginwa.blogspot.com/ Feb 9th – Test Proctoring, Using Tegrity with Andy Duckworth Weekly Office Hours and Presentations, See Calendar Participant Link: http://goo.gl/JpmfU All sessions will be recorded and available via this link: http://goo.gl/4mT8r To view the session schedule, follow this link: http://goo.gl/4mT8r If you have suggestions for how to improve the format of these sessions or a suggestion for a future topic, please fill in this form: http://goo.gl/i6OGF
LMS Next Steps • User testing ends March 21 • Committee meets with vendors March 26-27 • Contract negotiations begin • Contract in place July 1, 2012 • Access to ANGEL ends June 30, 2014
LMS RFP Vendor Contact • Desire 2 Learn: • Tony Benjamins: email@example.com, 519 772-0325 ext484 or 360 561-5503 Direct • Canvas • Tom Metge: firstname.lastname@example.org, 801.472.5277 • Heather Kane: email@example.com, 801.860.5263 • Blackboard • Behind the Blackboard (BtBb) account for all Bb and Angel users. • Those of you on other platforms please contact: Mark Carbon firstname.lastname@example.org
OCL Phase 2 Timeline Update • RFP for faculty Course Designers a success! • We now have 40 courses being developed for OCL2 • Timeline: • Develop: winter-spring 2012 • Pilot courses: fall 2012 • Revise: winter 2013 • Release courses: spring 2013 • More info at: http://opencourselibrary.org
WAOL.org Outage • Offline for maintenance Tuesday morning at 9am continuing until noon. • During the cutover, the following services will be degraded or unavailable: • WAOL.org – all site pages will be offline • ANGEL Secure Log On - ANGEL logons will work as usual but the nugget will fallback to the standard ANGEL logon mode • MyWAOL Nugget for Faculty – unavailable * College Portal SSO – Paul will distribute backup accounts to affected schools, so they can operate during the cutover • These sites or services will continue to operate: • LMS Integration – no expected downtime for the P310 sync or SMS-ANGEL Integration, although the web management UI will be offline • Site24x7 system monitoring • WAOL Blog • Online Writing Lab at owl.waol.org
Next meeting March 19, 2012, 11:00 to noon on Blackboard Collaborate information on this web site: http://waol.org/faculty_and_staff/WAOLAdvisory.aspx Recordings on WAOL Blog: http://waol.org Please forward invitations to others on your campus who might be interested.