Monday, August 10, 2009

Which CMS is Right For You?

CMS Usage at the U of M:

Campus, Course Sections Associated with CMS Sites, Total Course Sections, Course Sections with a CMS Site

Crookston 224 498 45%
Duluth 642 2,117 31%
Morris 84 475 18%
Twin Cities 3,514 8,166 43%
All Campuses 4,464 11,256 40%

The Office of Information Technology has created a survey and information site as part of a broader effort to engage University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff in an exploration of our future use of Course Management Systems (CMS).

This site brings together information about current CMS use and compares features between WebVista and Moodle. We hope this data will help facilitate a system-wide dialogue about future CMS options.

After reviewing the CMS information site, found at:

we invite U of M CMS users to discuss this topic with your colleagues, and then share your thoughts about future CMS use by completing a short survey that can be accessed from the CMS Information site, or by going directly to the survey at: