“Important” Characteristics of Course Management Systems.

So I just got back from CADE 2003 conference (the Canadian Association of Diatance Educators) in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where I presented the above paper. If that’s too long (2500 words) the powerpoint slides are also available.

Basically what I tried to do was contrast the picture of what features are broadly supported across CMSes according to the edutools feature set with what features the users at edutools use as the basis for decisions. The hope was to reveal gaps between these, areas where the industry sector is lagging behind user demand. Judge for yourself if any such differences are visible.  – SWL