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Unicon Technologists to Deliver 11 Presentations at the Open Apereo 2019 Conference

Unicon, Inc., a leading EdTech consulting and digital services company specializing in open source applications that support and enhance teaching and learning, will be leading and participating in a total of 11 technical workshops, presentations, and showcase demos at the upcoming Open Apereo 2019 conference in Los Angeles, CA, June 2-6, 2019.

Unicon Announces the Availability of the Get to Know LTI® Advantage Video

Gilbert, AZ – November 19, 2018— Unicon, Inc. announced the release of the Get to Know LTI® Advantage video presented by Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon. LTI Advantage is a package of extensions for the IMS Global Learning Consortium® (IMS) Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) standard. The availability of LTI Advantage is the next step in accelerating a fully integrated and innovative digital ecosystem for the next generation of teaching and learning.

Unicon Participates in EDUCAUSE 2018 Session, “APIs: A Better Strategy for Higher Ed ERP Integration”

Unicon, Inc. announced its participation in the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018 session, “APIs: A Better Strategy for Higher Ed ERP Integration” on Wednesday, October 31, at 2:30p.m. - 3:15p.m. MT. Session speakers include Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon, Inc.; Michael Berman, Chief Innovation Officer, California State University, Office of the Chancellor; and John Suess, Vice President of IT & CIO, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

On the Road to LTI Advantage: Bringing Assignment and Grade Services to Moodle

The recently published IMS App Note illustrates the collaborative development between IMS Global, Cengage, MoodleTM HQ, and Unicon to bring a new LTI specification into the MoodleTM core platform.

Initially, Moodle lacked a proper integration for Cengage's digital learning solution, MindTap. Rather than building a custom plugin, Cengage worked with Unicon and Moodle HQ to bring new LTI specifications into core Moodle.