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Concerning the transition of learning: A case study of the LMS and e-learning situation at university department level
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics and Media.
2016 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Uppsala University (UU) is a complex institution, which combines geographically disparate campuses, as well as distance education programs and metropolitan sites for international students. Like many other universities, UU is currently reviewing its e­learning and Learning Management Systems (LMS) situation. In effect, signalling the desire for a strategic change in the future management of learning and teaching arrangement. This thesis analyzes UU’s strategic position and current drivers of change from a LMS and e­learning perspective. Conclusions drawn on the results suggests both retarding and accelerating measure for effective LMS and e­learning engagement. The author contend that adoption of a LMS systems is likely to enhance an e­learning situation if engaged with indicated drivers of change. Illuminating potential LMS transition process, including summation for the upcoming transition.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 73 p.
Keyword [en]
LMS, CMS, LCMS, VLE, e-learning, UU, Uppsala Universitet, transition
National Category
Information Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-295831OAI: diva2:935037
Subject / course
Computer Systems Sciences
Educational program
Master programme in Information Systems
Available from: 2016-06-14 Created: 2016-06-09 Last updated: 2016-06-14Bibliographically approved

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