Implementing a LMS Transition Project for Your School

Concurrent Session 7

Session Materials

Brief Abstract

Leading and managing a smooth LMS transition requires efforts in many aspects. We will address aspects to consider in the development of project implementation plan, as well as management of the plan, roles definitions and engaging partnership in the process, quality control of the transition, when and how to engage faculty, and faculty development. In addition, we will share obstacles we had during the implementation process as well as solutions to fix problems. 

Extended Abstract

After this session, participants should be able:

  1. To develop a successful implementation plan for LMS transition;
  2. To manage a smooth LMS transition.

Leading and managing a smooth LMS transition requires efforts in many aspects. We will address aspects to consider in the development of project implementation plan, as well as management of the plan, roles definitions and engaging partnership in the process, quality control of the transition, when and how to engage faculty, and faculty development. In addition, we will share obstacles we had during the implementation process as well as solutions to fix problems. 

This education session will discuss and help administrators and faculty developers comprehensively plan a LMS transition, manage the implementation to ensure a smooth transition, and help with a comfortable engagement of faculty.

We will engage audience through participation in the following discussions:

  • What factors would you consider in making a LMS transition implementation plan?
  • What are the important roles in the process?
  • How would you communicate with each involved party?
  • How would you assure quality of the programs involved?
  • How to keep implementation on time.
  • When and how to engage faculty?
  • What would you plan for faculty development?
  • How would you make it seamless for students?

Come to our session about the challenges you face in your LMS transition implementation, as well as learn from others.