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Getting Started with Open Learning Analytics - Data Collection

In a recent blog post IMS Global CEO Rob Abel stated, "Analytics is kind of a 20-year horizon project in education if you consider all the pieces."1 The thought of a 20-year horizon was a bit shocking but the more I thought about it the more it made sense. We are so early in learning analytics that it is going to take some time, maybe a lot of time, to get it right.

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Take Your LTI Integration to the Next Level

Did you know that the origins of the IMS Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) specification date back to 2006? Back then it was just called Tool Interoperability but the idea was the same - create a standard way for applications to integrate. Like many good things LTI took time to mature, but with its first public release in 2010 LTI was on its way. In the years since, due to combination of power and simplicity, LTI has taken off.

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Building Your First Drupal Company Site

This article is part of the series, "Building Websites with Drupal: Learn from the Experts" by Drupal expert and author Todd Tomlinson. The article walks readers through creating their very first company site with Drupal to promote brand and provide an online presence. It is an excellent resource on how to build a company site using the open source content management system Drupal.
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Building Your First Drupal Community Site

This article is part of the series, "Building Websites with Drupal: Learn from the Experts" by Drupal expert and author Todd Tomlinson. The article walks readers through creating their very first community site with Drupal to foster communication and collaboration for people who have common interests. It is an excellent resource on how to build a community site using the open source content management system Drupal.
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Building Your First Drupal Commerce Site

This article is part of the series, "Building Websites with Drupal: Learn from the Experts" by Drupal expert and author Todd Tomlinson. The article walks readers through creating their very first commerce site with Drupal to sell products and services to their targeted audience. It is an excellent resource on how to build a commerce site using the open source content management system Drupal.
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Building Your First Drupal 8 Site

This article is the first in the series, "Building Websites with Drupal: Learn from the Experts." It is an excellent resource in building websites with Drupal 8. It is meant to help novices navigate their way through Drupal milestones including installing Drupal, creating content types, utlilizing blocks, and expanding site functionality. Readers can rely on this accurate article to give them all the knowledge they need to begin a Drupal project.

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Making the Cloud Decision

Unicon has published an article on ways of approaching decision-making about adopting cloud and/or managed services. The article will be broken down into six segments. The segments will cover elements including: strategic, financial, architecture, security, process, and people.

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