January, 2023 While at the 1EdTech Digital Curriculum and App Innovation Summit, it was very exciting to hear about all of the great progress that has been made in the advancement of interoperability between educational tools and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) through 1EdTech’s Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) specification over the past year!
January, 2023 The uPortal Open Source Support (OSS) Briefing is an opportunity to share the contributions performed by Unicon on behalf of the OSS program, highlighting Unicon's perspective on contributions, share happenings in the community, and describe opportunities to engage further with Unicon.
December, 2022 The 1EdTech Digital Curriculum and App Innovation Summit spotlighted several exciting implementations of standards bringing the latest and greatest that technology has to offer for enhancing the learning experience.
October, 2022 This past summer, Unicon had the pleasure of bringing on five college interns to work on summer projects for us and our clients. These students were smart, articulate, self-managed, self-motivated, and did an amazing job of grasping difficult concepts and processes.
August, 2022 I have been working in the education consultancy field for the past 20 years, in which most of my time has been spent as a traditional project manager. As I have gained experience through my work at Unicon, I grew from managing small project efforts to large client initiatives that included cross-department, multi-vendor projects with high stakes. I’m a project manager at heart and I keep a spreadsheet for everything.
August, 2022 At Unicon, I have been fortunate enough to work on all kinds of different projects. As an education consultancy, we help our clients solve their most complex and challenging problems. From K-12, Higher Education, to Education Technology companies, we help clients with a wide spectrum of solutions ranging from integration, to content development or hosting, and operations.
July, 2022 More Than Learning by Dr. Linda Crismon When you are in school studying how to become a teacher, you learn a lot about educational psychology theories, educational methodologies, and instructional methods. What no one seems to tell you is how important it is to make learning fun for students.
July, 2022 Over the last ten years, data workers have been watching a trend of productization in the data ecosystem as SaaS solutions have flooded into the market. This has been surprising to some (including me) as I once declared, “The war for data dominance is over, and the big players have already won.” New services have since rushed in to fill niches that have streamlined every aspect up and down the traditional data pipeline, creating a “data division of labor.”
June, 2022 We had our first Open Source Support Briefing for uPortal this year on April 27th. We covered Q4 of 2021 and Q1 of 2022.The uPortal OSS Periodic Briefing is an opportunity to share the contributions performed by Unicon on behalf of the OSS program, highlight Unicon's perspective on contributions, share happenings in the community, and describe opportunities to engage further with Unicon.