EdTech Leaders Perspectives: An Interview with VitalSource
- Mike Hale, Ph.D., Vice President of Education for North America, VitalSource
Mike Hale emphasizes the importance of an inclusive access strategy for faculty and students to have immediate online access to the materials they are used to using, allowing institutions to focus on process improvements and change management. VitalSource utilizes IMS standards at scale, including approximately 1 million LTI launches a week and 3.5 billion Caliper data events per year currently worldwide. IMS standards help the VitalSource business run by making it possible to interoperate easily with numerous partners.
"What we know is once students go digital, they don't go back . . . the problem we're trying to solve is just making sure students get the content that is required."
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