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Fall Premiere 2011 Features Sakai LMS Transition

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CCNMTL held its 5th annual Fall Premiere yesterday. For the first time the session was held on both Morningside and CUMC campuses. This year, the highlight was the start of the transition to a new learning management system based on Sakai which is called New CourseWorks during the transition semesters.

CCNMTL also rolled out its new support system (hosted by, which is located at The primary feature is an ever-growing knowledge base that will offer instant answers to most common questions about CCNMTL's services. Access to the UserVoice system will be via a link or tab widget placed throughout CCNMTL's web pages.

During the Fall Premiere, attendees were also given a quick overview of how to use Twitter to stay connected to CCNMTL and related groups and topics. Lastly, CCNMTL staff highlighted updates to the Columbia on iTunes U, Wikispaces, and EdBlogs.

Below is the presentation used at the Fall Premiere 2011:

Related news:
Dec-20-2012: New CourseWorks Downtime Dec. 27
Jan-06-2012: Faculty Workshops for January 2012
Dec-30-2011: Video Tutorials For New CourseWorks Available On YouTube
Dec-30-2011: New CourseWorks Upgrade Adds Features, Improves Interface
Oct-18-2011: New CourseWorks Transition at CUMC Off to a Great Start
Aug-02-2011: Systems Go for New CourseWorks (Sakai)
May-17-2011: New CourseWorks Powered by Sakai
Jan-26-2011: CourseWorks Downtime Survival Guide
Feb-18-2008: Spring Courses Evaluating Sakai
Jul-26-2004: Sakai Project at Columbia