Ithaca College has chosen two finalists — Canvas and Brightspace — for its newest learning management system (LMS) to replace Sakai.
The Faculty Council is planning to distribute Ithaca College’s budget to all faculty with the attached criticism that it is “deeply lacking detail.” The council is also preparing to launch its diversity and inclusion database by the end of this week.
These outages have been an embarrassment for DIIS and for the college’s brand, which depends on a competent network and navigable system of communication at all times.
Starting on March 6, network issues have been affecting Ithaca College network systems and Internet services managed by Digital Instruction and Information Services.
The Ithaca College Faculty Council and Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs, are reviving conversations around improving the current system of Shared Governance at the college.
The Faculty Council met Tuesday to talk about the Enterprise Content Management system, necessary changes to the Faculty Handbook, and further discussed their opinions on the Huron review.
For Ithaca College faculty, this spring is the final semester to use Blackboard as a course’s online learning management system, but some professors have yet to make the switch to Sakai, the college’s new, permanent LMS.
Students and professors are adjusting this semester to a new way of keeping track of classes online. Sakai, Ithaca College’s new collaboration and learning program, is set to completely replace Blackboard next fall and has been rolled out to classes this semester.