After 15 years of providing the campus with a collaborative learning ecosystem, the Common Collaborative Learning Environment (CCLE) Shared and Social Sciences systems were removed from general public use on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 5pm PT. In its place, Bruin Learn (bruinlearn.ucla.edu) was brought up to continue hosting instructional websites for UCLA’s learning community.
The CCLE was the result of a two-year campus LMS review process initiated by campus leadership with robust, collaborative input from many department stakeholders. Led by Functional and Technical Workgroups, the LMS selection process included piloting, testing, and comparing competing platforms. After Moodle was selected, CCLE was supported by a community of Bruins who provided faculty, graduate instructors, and students with a common system for both course instruction and group collaboration. Over time, the CCLE Home and support community enabled agile innovation, new features, and third-party tools to support teaching and learning. Through internships and student developer positions, CCLE also provided students the opportunity to practice programming, designing, and developing communication skills. As with the ethos of open source projects, CCLE developers, including student developers, contributed back to Moodle, and their code continues to be shared and used by the global community.
In trying to remain agile, CCLE also included voices from across campus to contribute to its growth, innovation, and experimentation. Not always perfect, CCLE was a catalyst to allow colleagues from across campus to work collaboratively to stay grounded in improving based on continual feedback.
The CCLE community continues to thrive as active participants of Bruin Learn.
On behalf of the CCLE community, we appreciate all of those who helped us in our growth and look forward to continuing to collaborate with your teaching and learning.