Author Archives: Stephen Landry
I found three of Tuesday’s sessions particularly informative and valuable. These were: Creating Campus Communities for Student Success: The Tuesday opening plenary was given by John Gardner, a pioneer in developing the “First Year Experience” aimed at increasing student success … Continue reading
You can find the Banner 9 FAQ on the Banner Commons at: http://www.edu1world.org/CommonsBanner/wiki/document/4465#5010 The FAQ was recently updated with screenshots of Banner 9 along with several use cases and “job aids” to testers / users navigate Banner 9. Steve Landry
Last week at Sungard Higher Education Summit 2011 the SHU team learned that the Banner Evolution / Banner Horizon was being re-named Banner 9. At the same time we learned that rather than just a technical upgrade, Banner 9 was … Continue reading
Day #2 of Sungard Summit 2011 had a nearly overwhelming number of tracks. I often felt it was an embarrassment of riches; in many periods there were several sessions I would have liked to attend. However, this also presents an … Continue reading
Here’s a link to the PowerPoint for Anya Kamenetz’s very interesting talk “DIY U”. http://www.slideshare.net/Anyaanya/diy-u-sungard There are some interesting resources there on open content / open textbook initiatives and using social media to build learning communities.
From Sungard Summit 2011 I know I wasn’t the only one who had a brief moment of panic when I first saw the phrase … “Banner 9”.
We’ve all been to workshops, conferences, or training where there’s been a technical glitch, or where the presentation isn’t at the right level or doesn’t cover the material we expected. I’ve been to some great sessions here at Summit 2011, … Continue reading
I just wanted to post some very brief observations and highlights from Day 1 here at Sungard Summit 2011. Many of us participating in Summit 2011 attended different sessions, and those that view the same sessions as I did might … Continue reading