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The IMS’s New “Caliper” Learning Analytics Interoperability Framework Is Deeply Interesting

The IMS has announced the initial public release of something they call Caliper, which they characterize as a learning analytics interoperability framework. But it’s actually much, much more than that. In fact, it represents the functional core of something that … Continue reading

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Notes on the IMS Learning Impact Conference

This year’s Learning Impact conference was the best attended that I can remember. The conference is also getting closer to what I would consider to be a healthy balance between vendors and university folks. This post is going to hit … Continue reading

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The Future of the LMS

Here’s the ninety-minute video and slides from a presentation I made to UMassOnline last month called W(h)ither the LMS? It’s a fairly institution- and enterprise-centric vision, but it has the potential to cohabitate rather nicely with more distributed, informal personal … Continue reading

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Lots of News in the IMS Standards World

Update: Scott Wilson rightly pointed out to me that the IMS produces specifications, not standards. This week was the annual IMS Learning Impact conference, and it brought with it a slew of announcements about progress on education-specific technical standards: Learning … Continue reading

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Blackboard's Progress Toward Standards Support

Coming out of this week’s IMS meeting, Ray Henderson has a good post up describing the progress Blackboard was able to demonstrate toward support of the IMS Common Cartridge (CC) and Basic Learning Tool Interoperability (BLTI) standards. Sometimes it’s hard … Continue reading

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