Attention Faculty and Staff
WebCT is being phased out as the course management system offering from ITServices. The WebCT course management system has been provisioned to Queen's through ITServices since 1999. In February 2006, Blackboard purchased WebCT with the understanding that WebCT would no longer be supported after October 2011.
WebCT @ Queen's will be available and fully supported for the 2010 - 2011 academic year.
A plan to decommission WebCT at Queen's is being developed and more detailed information will be available in the coming months as plans are finalized.
The sale of WebCT to Blackboard has provided an opportunity to reconsider the available options and following an evaluation process in 2008, Moodle emerged as the preferred system for further investigation.
A pilot project with 2000+ students was conducted during the 2009-10 academic year with very favourable results.
Moodle has emerged as the chosen online course management solution being offered by ITServices and is now a fully supported service.
Queen's faculty and staff are invited to explore the many new options available with Moodle and/or request a course.