Integrating SIS with the Cloud

Joaquim Campuzano, José Luis Poy


Technology and Innovation are the backbone of the services and solutions provided by SIGMA, based on a highly open source development and deployment platform for J2EE5 certified application servers compliant on a multi-tier and high performance proven open architecture. Internationalization is one of SIGMA’s top priorities, as well. For years SIGMA has established relationships with other European universities consortiums. Lately SIGMA has open new strategic areas of interest such as SaaS, BI, eLearning and Mobile. SIGMA focuses the development and support of two main suites of solutions VEGA Student Information System and ARGOS Research Information System.
“LMS paradigm, as it has evolved, falls short in three important ways:
1. the organization of learning experiences into discrete, artificially time-bound units,
2. the predominance of instructor-focused and content-centric tools in the CMS,and
3. the lack of persistent connections between learners, instructors, content, and the broader community across semesters and across class, program, and institutional boundaries.”
We find the “open learning network” (or OLN) as an alternative to traditional LMS, (Mott & Wiley 2009). With this approach in mind, SIGMA and UAB have started a project to lightly integrate VEGA Student Information System, FDPMS Final Degree Project Management System, WCMS Work- contract / Internship-contract Management System with the UAB LMS, Portfolio and internal and external MOOC experiences of UAB students.


LMS; student performance; OLN; SIS; cloud

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DOI: 10.7250/eunis.2013.055


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