Decide how will you evaluate the project at the end – e.g. did it meet budget and time and quality expectations?

Decide how you will measure quality – e.g. surveying students and staff and other stakeholders during pilot and after going into production, perhaps looking at academic achievement if improving this is a goal?

Be prepared to do something about it if the evaluation reveals areas your learning management system (or how it is used) can be improved.”

Thanks Tabitha for this, and it raises a point for me that I do fret about, and that is: how often do the developers take the learner’s experience into consideration when developing resources? We would hope that this is always the case, but it doesn’t always appear so. Often we think about what we want (or are required) to deliver, but actually it is the learner’s perspective that is the crucial aspect.What outcomes should the learner have from their interaction with an LMS?

Measuring effective outcomes in student surveys might include satisfaction and confidence Nihon-yakkyoku aspects to them? Keller’s ARCS Model of Motivation


Jane Shaw

I'm an experienced teacher within tertiary education, and accomplished fine artist. Originally from England I am now a New Zealand citizen, living and working in the beautiful Bay of Islands.