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Project Timeline

2018

January - February

  • RFP review and scoring by project evaluators
  • Ongoing project site analysis
  • Develop "public demonstration scripts"
  • Pilot planning

March

  • Public candidate demonstration
  • Public surveys collected

April - May

  • LMS Advisory Committee recommends pilot finalists
  • VPIT announces pilot finalists

June – July

  • Pilot contract review
  • VPIT approves pilot contracts
  • Finalists establish evaluation environments  

August - December

  • Development and Integration evaluation
  • Faculty “Sandbox” evaluation
  • Accessibility evaluation
  • Security evaluation
  • Prepare pilot production environment
  • Clumping and clustering of project site use cases

2019

Spring  

  • Faculty “Sandbox” surveys collected
  • Faculty pilots and evaluations
  • Pilot surveys collected

Summer

  • IT Project Team produces summary reports from all evaluation tools, and provides to LMS Advisory Committee
  • LMS Advisory Committee recommends LMS candidate to VPIT
  • VPIT recommends LMS candidate to TSUS Board of Regents
  • TSUS Board of Regents approval
  • VPIT announces approved LMS

Fall

  • IT Project Team implements new LMS
  • ITS staff preparation support and system training
  • ITS LxD on-line course migration preparation
  • Public training available for faculty

2020

Spring

  • New faculty begin teaching in new LMS
  • Voluntary faculty migration of courses
  • ITS migration support and training

Summer – Fall  

  • Requisite faculty migration of courses
  • ITS faculty open training lab   

Fall

  • Sakai - no new site creation (read-only state)

2021

Spring – Fall

  • All courses taught in new LMS
  • Sakai archival access to course materials
  • Project site transition to new environment

2023  

January 1, 2023

    Sakai decommissioned

 


Past milestones

2017

December

  • Evaluate vendor responses (completed)

October

  • RFP posted for vendors (completed)

May

  • Instructor survey completed and reviewed (completed)

April

  • Overview presentations to Council of Deans and Faculty Senate (completed)