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Experience API and Caliper Discovery: Moving Along Nicely!

On Monday, August 15, at the IMS Global quarterly meeting at Utah Valley University, the leaders of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative, responsible for the Experience API (xAPI), came together with the leaders of the Caliper Learning Analytics Framework (Caliper) from IMS Global.  ADL has joined as a Contributing Member of IMS Global and the parties are committed to exploring a unified path for xAPI and Caliper.  This may mean alignment at some lev

Leading the way to next generation digital learning environments: Use-cases and new product categories

What are education sector realities telling us about the likely evolution toward next generation digital learning environments?

Changing the Game to Accelerate EdTech Innovation

With the release this week of the IMS Global Annual Report 2015, I wanted to attempt to summarize some ways in which “our little engine of change” is helping to enable some potentially pretty profound stuff.

What are good metaphors for thinking about Next Generation Digital Learning Environments (NGDLEs)?

#2 of a series in preparation for May 2016 Learning Impact Leadership Institute

In the 2015 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative research paper on the Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) the familiar metaphor of legos is once again called upon to represent user configurable learning environments:

Working Together on Enabling Next Generation Digital Learning Environments (NGDLEs)

#1 of a series

There is a lot of excitement and curiosity regarding the concepts introduced in the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) research paper on the Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE), which was based on focus group interactions with some 50-100 higher education edtech leaders.  I attended most of the focus group sessions myself, which also had great representation from IMS member organizations.

Takeaways from 1st IMS Global Quarterly Meetings of 2016

Believe it or not we are now already 2 months in to 2016. I’m happy to report that these 2 months have already been very high velocity at IMS Global.

For those of you that missed the quarterly meetings last week at UMUC – or perhaps were there but couldn’t be in 4 tracks at the same time – here is a summary of some of the key takeaways IMHO.

An Evolving Technology Landscape for Competency-Based Education

IMS Global and Ed-Fi Unite on OneRoster

Reinventing EdTech Standards to Accelerate Education Sector Innovation

Reinventing EdTech Standards to Accelerate Education Sector Innovation

The member organizations of IMS Global are reinventing how edtech interoperability standards are created, disseminated and applied.  And it is changing the edtech landscape for the better every day.

Recently I was on a panel on Emerging Software Architecture: LTI and Integration at LearnLaunch. This is largely a 

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