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Towards an Education Inflected Architecture

The title of this post was also the title of a talk by Barbara Taranto, the Director of the Digital Library Program at the New York Public Library at yesterday’s FIT conference. I just love it. An “education inflected architecture” … Continue reading

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The Portal is the Platform, Part III

This post is part of a series on the concept of a Learning Management Operating System. I have argued in this series that the heart of an LMOS should be a portal. The main reason I have given so far … Continue reading

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The Portal is the Platform, Part I

This post is part of a series on the concept of a Learning Management Operating System. In my last few posts, I argued that accommodating niche learning applications is an important part of the next wave of LMS design, pointed … Continue reading

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More About Designing for the Long Tail

In my last entry, I wrote: We need a system that is optimized toward slotting in new pieces as they become available, not as an after-thought or an add-on, but as a fundamental characteristic of the system. That sounds cool … Continue reading

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The Long Tail of Learning Applications

Not too long ago, I introduced the notion of a Learning Management Operating System, or LMOS. I’m going to be blogging about this concept quite a bit in the coming days and weeks, so I have created a theme heading … Continue reading

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