Team # 851 -- World Campus Educational Technology
University Outreach (Continuing and Distance Education)

July 2008

Objective

To create greater flexibility in the course delivery design process to eliminate bottlenecks and improve efficiency. The project is named Evolution and it is a lightweight interface to our course delivery toolkit, written in PHP. It allows Learning Design teams the ability to manage the environment, manage users, and allows for greater flexibility in the design process via role management and access permissions.

Evolution allows for greater granularity in managing the course delivery toolkit, which includes access and role management, ability to modify or create content, as well as quality assurance. The objective is to keep the content independent from any one particular LMS/CMS, while maintaining maximum interoperability between our content and all LMS/CMS's. This should allow for a range of flexibility with respect to interaction with our content, from faculty who have no experience delivering online courses and need maximum guidance to faculty who have a good deal of experience delivering online courses and desire to work with their own tools in their own course.

Team Membership

  • Nancy Hallberg, Member
  • Adam Spotts, Member

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