Conversation among System Adminstrators: How do you do this at your institution

A session at Open Apereo 2014 Conference

Tuesday 3rd June, 2014

2:00pm to 2:45pm (EST)

We are proposing inviting those involved in front-end system administration and system support of learning management systems, i.e., Sakai CLE, to gather together and start a conversation about how we now handle certain situations at our institutions. Possible topics could include: course site creation, course site retention, and adding tools.

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John Corliss

Sr Analyst Academic Applications

John has been working in academic computing and research support in higher education for the past 35+ years with the last ten years focused on front-end system administration of learning management system (nine of which with the Blackboard LEARN system).

John has attending a few conferences (JA-SIG, Sakai and uPortal). He participated in pilot of uPortal at Loyola University Chicago in late 1990s.

John is new to the Apereo community and looks forward to work on learning analytics initiatives and on identity and access management initiatives.

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Jennifer Tyler

Online Educational Technologist

Jennifer Tyler is an Online Educational Technologist at Loyola University Chicago where she supports faculty in the use of e-learning technologies to enhance teaching and online learning. Jennifer provides support for Sakai 2.9 at Loyola where she assisted with the transition of their learning management systems. Jennifer completed her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has a Bachelor?s degree in Education also from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Prior to working at Loyola University Chicago, Jennifer taught for six years, including three years of teaching online. She regularly leads online and in-person trainings on educational technologies throughout the university where she specializes in synchronous teaching sessions utilizing the Adobe Connect platform.

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Sean Ohlinger

Technology Coordinator

Sean Ohlinger is a Technology Coordinator at Loyola University Chicago with a focus on technology in the classrooms including Sakai, lecture capture, and control systems. He has been supporting faculty in the classrooms as a "jack of all trades" at Loyola since 1997. Prior to Loyola, Sean studied at Wright College and University of Illinois in the computer/electrical engineering field. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Loyola University Chicago and is currently pursuing his master's degree. Sean is also pursuing Crestron Programming Certification.

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  • Nicola Monat-Jacobs
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Time 2:00pm2:45pm EST

Date Tue 3rd June 2014


Picasso, Hilton Miami Downtown

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