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.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

LMS 50 Jerry Riehl, Univ. of Tennessee-Knoxville

UT-Knoxville was one of the first schools to license Blackboard. Jerry Riehl talks about their "certification" program for faculty, and their recent roll-out of SafeAssign. Jerry will be presenting the session "A Safe Implementation of SafeAssign" at Blackboard World in Las Vegas.

Listen to LMS50 (45 minutes)

Thursday, June 19, 2008

LMS 49 John Doherty, Northern Arizona University

John Doherty talks about the eLearning Commons that Northern Arizona University is creating for their faculty. They are making a web location so that trainers and faculty can share information, bring people with common interests together, and increase participation in their various initiatives.

Listen to LMS49 (47 minutes)

Monday, June 09, 2008

LMS 48 Cindy Hart, West Virginia Univ.

Cindy Hart coordinates the development of on-line courses at West Virginia University. In this interview we talk about some of the innovative strategies they are using to increase student engagement, including 3-D modeling, flash animation, embedded audio, digital video, podcasts, blogs and wikis.

Listen to LMS48 (35 minutes)

Thursday, June 05, 2008

LMS 47 Erin Soles, Univ. of North Florida

Erin Soles will be presenting "Extreme Makeover: Blackboard Edition" at BbWorld '08 in Las Vegas July 15-17, 2008. In this interview we talk about the use of template courses at UNF, the FAQ that faculty can link to from their Blackboard courses, the use of RSS feeds, and other things to make a course site special.

Listen to LMS47 (43 minutes)