Data Interoperability Is Critical For K-12

Consider how strong it would be if all of the numerous systems and applications K-12 school systems could easily “speak” to one another and share data, with data flowing fluidly from one application to the next. Central office employees could enter student information once in a centralized portal. Then relevant pieces of that information could […]

The ‘In’ In Learning Tools Interoperability: LTI Apps For Your LMS

Updated on August 2021. Look at these apps: Instructure Canvas Edu Apps at eduappcenter.com (includes LMS-agnostic LTI Apps and set up tutorials for Canvas, Moodle, Sakai and D2L) IMS Global Product Certifications directory at imsglobal.org. It includes over 270 LTI apps, 78 by Cengage alone, from nearly 2,000 products from other standards Introductory LTI Apps […]

‘Open Innovation Initiative’ By Blackboard To Lure Open Source Developers

'Open Innovation Initiative' By Blackboard To Lure Open Source Developers | Iniciativa a la Innovación Abierta Atrae Emprendedores de Código Abierto

Updated on May 29th, 2019. To date, there are no updates on Blackboard’s Open Innovation Initiative. Development, however, is ongoing by judging from their GitHub activity. We have reached out to Blackboard and will update accordingly. With the likely goal of enticing more learning developers to adopt its platform, Blackboard has made a series of […]

For Moodle Authoring Tool Moodle CourseArc, Quality Matters

Learning content creation platform CourseArc is announcing its partnership with Quality Matters, an organization focused in maintaining quality standards and evaluating industry participants. Quality Matters builds a hefty volume of content for workshops and courses walking users through its standard and measuring processes, deployed year long. With the announcement, the company will build its content […]

Mapping How The Moodle 3.6 Stars Align. Moodle Forum Beat

Mapping How The Moodle 3.6 Stars Align. Moodle Forum Beat

Weeks away from its bearing, Moodle Open Source Development Coordinator, Sander Bengma lists Moodle 3.6’s main threads the team is working on towards the November date, when the third “usability release” is is available across the Moodleverse. Improvements to the Dashboard and Course Overview. Some of the most contentious debate in recent time begin here. […]