Tag Archives: Patrick-Masson

Announcing the Apereo Foundation Advisory Council

Long-time readers know that I have had a close affiliation with the Sakai Foundation at teams and served on the Board of Directors relatively recently. This year, Sakai merged with the Jasig Foundation to form the Apereo Foundation. The purpose … Continue reading

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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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The Future of Sakai: My View

As a member of the Sakai Foundation Board, I have at least the appearance of conflict of interest in any analysis I write about Sakai. That’s why I encouraged Phil to write his own, independent analysis of the recent developments … Continue reading

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How to Understand and Follow the Sakai Foundation

My friend Patrick Masson has started an EDUCAUSE wiki page to develop a working definition of “openness”. I’m going to sidestep the hot debate around that topic and focus instead on the distinction he makes between openness and transparency, which … Continue reading

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Great Little Conference in Upstate New York

My buddy Patrick Masson is running his second annual 2-3-98 conference in Delhi, NY on August 6th and 7th. The first day is all about open source in higher education with a keynote by Bob Sutor, IBM’s Vice President of … Continue reading

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