EDUPUB2 Workshop on Digital Publishing for Education

 

Presentations are below:

Workshop objectives:

  1. Understand the what and why of EDUPUB.
  2. Review proposed technical approaches on priority items identified at the 1st EDUPUB workshop.
  3. Discuss technical issues and next steps for each EDUPUB priority area.
  4. Open feedback from industry experts/adopting organizations on EDUPUB technical challenges.
  5. Open feedback from industry experts/adopting organizations on EDUPUB business opportunities.
  6. Summarize next steps.

 

Day 1 Wednesday February 12, 2014
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM

Introduction to the EDUPUB2 Workshop and EDUPUB Collaboration Process (pdf)
Rob Abel, IMS

 

9:15 AM

Theme 1 – Why EDUPUB?
Moderator: Bill McCoy, IDPF

9:20 AM What is EDUPUB? (pdf)
Markus Gylling, IDPF; Paul Belfanti, Pearson
9:50 AM

Panel and Q&A: What industry needs will EDUPUB fulfill and what industry opportunities will EDUPUB enable? What are the primary potential blockers to adoption? 

Bill McCoy, IDPF (Moderator); Paul Belfanti, Pearson; Rick Johnson, Vital Source; Markus Gylling, IDPF; Rob Abel, IMS; Ivan Herman, W3C

 


      

10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM

Theme 2 – Assessment, Outcomes & Analytics. (pdf)
Moderator: Colin Smythe, IMS

11:05 AM Proposed approach and demonstration for mapping QTI v2.1 to code for EDUPUB.
 Thor Anderson, Utah Valley University/IMS
11:35 AM Proposed approach to gradebook outcomes from EDUPUB. (pdf)
Colin Smythe, IMS
11:55 AM Proposed approach to analytics data feeds for EDUPUB, including demonstrations. (pdf)
Chris Vento, Intellify Learning



12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM

Theme 2 – Assessment, Outcomes & Analytics - continued

Industry expert panel: next steps and challenges

Theme 2 Summary Presentation (pdf)

Colin Smythe, IMS (Moderator); Alfred Essa, McGraw-Hill Education; Chris Vento, Intellify Learning;  Makoto Murata, JEPA; Doug Gastich, Learning.com

2:00 PM

Theme 3 – E-text App Integration and Widgets.
Moderator: Markus Gylling, IDPF

2:05 PM Panel: EDUPUB Component Model/Widgets Technical Recommendation - status & next steps

Markus Gylling, IDPF (Moderator); Will Manis, Barnes & Noble; Brad Vogel, Inkling; Brady Duga, Google; Ron Severdia, Metrodigi.

2:50 PM

Authoring Interactive Widgets for Education. (pdf)
Ron Severdia, Metrodigi

 

3:10 PM Break
3:30 PM

Theme 3 – E-text App Integration and Widgets - continued

 

3:30 PM

Recommendations for widgets/LTI in e-text apps. (pdf)
Sean Brady, CourseSmart

ePub3 as a Tool Consumer (pdf), John Tibbetts, VitalSource

3:50 PM

Panel: Recommendation for use(s) of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) in EDUPUB

Markus Gylling, IDPF (Moderator); Robert Godwin-Jones, SoftChalk; David Stroup, Pearson; Colin Smythe, IMS; Sean Brady, CourseSmart; Rick Johnson, VitalSource

 

4:35 PM

Theme 4 – Metadata & Content Structure.
Moderator: Bill Kasdorf, Apex Content Solutions

Education Publishing Content Architecture and CSS Patterns for Retail Devices.  (pdf)
Jean Kaplansky, Aptara
Tzviya Siegman, Senior Content Technology Specialist, John Wiley & Sons, Inc

5:00 PM

Day 1 adjourn

5:30 PM EDUPUB Reception

 

 

Day 2 Thursday, February 13, 2014
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM

Theme 4 – Metadata & Content Structure. - continued

9:00 AM Metadata mapping for academic success recommendation: LRMI, Dublin Core, LOM, GEM, IMS.Colin Smythe, IMS
9:25 AM EDUPUB Content Structure Recommendation.  (pdf)
Bill Kasdorf, Apex Content Solutions
9:45 AM Industry expert panel: next steps and challenges
Bill Kasdorf, Apex Content Solutions (Moderator); Yonah Hirschman, Pearson; Colin Smythe, IMS; Brent Bailey, Elsevier; Darryl Lehman, Imagineering; Michael Jay, Educational Systemics; Jean Kaplansky, Aptara




10:30 AM

Break

11:00 AM

Theme 5 – Accessibility.
Moderator: Rich Schwerdtfeger, IBM

11:05 AM

EDUPUB Accessibility Recommendation: (pdf) Rich Schwerdtfeger, IBM

11:25 AM

EDUPUB accessibility recommendation expert panel: next steps and challenges

Accessibility Resources (pdf)


Mark Hakkinen, ETS; Christian Vinten-Johansen, Penn State; MathML Cloud- Gerardo Capiel, Benetech; Discovering Accessible Educational Resources via Schema.org and the Learning Registry - Gerardo Capiel, Benetech; Anastasia Cheetham, Inclusive Design Research Centre; Madeleine Rothberg, NCAM/WGBH; Matt Garrish (accessibility consultant), Rock Mathis (Pearson)

 

12:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Theme 6 – EDUPUB Technical and Business Issues Forum
Panel and audience discussion: Assessing technical progress, next steps and thorny issues needing resolution


Moderator: Bill McCoy, IDPF; Brent Bailey, Elsevier; David Stroup, Pearson; Yasuhisa Tamura, Sophia University; - (pdf) Rich Schwerdtfeger, IBM; John Prabhu, SPi Global; Colin Smythe, IMS; Markus Gylling, IDPF

2:30 PM

Panel and audience discussion: Developing the EDUPUB business opportunity, next steps and thorny issues needing resolution

Moderator: Rob Abel, IMS; Paul Belfanti, Pearson; Jon Nawrocik, Carson-Dellosa; Gaspar Vibal, Vibal Publishing; Tim Rogers, Follett Software; Jon Mott, Learning Objects; Andrew Alfers, CourseSmart

3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM

Wrap-up discussion panel & future plans

Rob Abel, IMS; Bill McCoy, IDPF; Ivan Herman, W3C

4:30 PM Adjourn EDUPUB2