Final ePortfolio for HRE 533, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Instructor Dr. Norma Scagnoli


Welcome to Bree Sutherland’s blog, and midterm presentation as a representation of knowledge gained in HRE 533 Management of eLearning. In this ePortfolio you will find my evidence of competency in the management of eLearning. I have successfully demonstrated the following:

  • Objective 1: Understand the relevance of eLearning practices in Training and Development in academic or corporate settings.
  • Objective 2: Develop a comprehensive and strategic understanding of online program management issues.
  • Objective 3: Understand the various stages of eLearning programs and initiatives in an organizational context.
  • Objective 4: Analyze management practices that support and facilitate the various stages of eLearning implementation and maintenance.
  • Objective 5: Conduct research that guides informed decision-making in eLearning environments.

All posts have been categorized by how they met my learning objectives. Please see CATEGORIES on the left-hand side of this webpage to access. I look forward to your feedback on my journey through this course!


Open Source Versus Commercial CMS/LMS: Financial Considerations


When considering open source versus a commercial/proprietary CMS/LMS to deliver eLearning financial considerations greatly impact the eLearning manager’s decision making process. Below please find my interactive presentations on financial considerations when weighing the options for which method might best fit your organization’s needs.

Please let me know what you think: