This interview with Glenn MacDougall, Director of Learning and Teaching Services at Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, describes a "plain vanilla" approach to using Blackboard to focus on student centered learning. Algonquin doesn't upgrade to new versions quickly. It doesn't use many building blocks to add new features to Blackboard. But Blackboard use is part of every class, and the general education classes are fully on-line. In addition to the use of Blackboard at Algonquin College, Glenn reflects on his participation in the Sakai and e-Learn Africa conferences this summer.
The LMSPodcast series consists of interviews with people who use learning management systems. It primarily focuses on the Blackboard learning management system, but other systems are also covered. And most of the discussion is not specific to any one learning management system.