June, 2023 The Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) standard was written with the primary intention of supplying a universal way to implement SSO from learning management systems (LMSs) to learning tools.
May, 2023 When the pandemic hit in 2020, schedules came to a screeching halt and I, like many others, took advantage of more time on my hands to up my cooking game. With a family of three active teenage boys, I was no newbie in the kitchen, but the extra time allowed me to try new recipes, explore different types of foods, and get a little creative.
April, 2023 The Perils of Being Behind and How to Get Caught Up Higher education is a community filled with numerous and diverse business practices and policies. It’s easy to forget that behind the scenes of our teaching and learning objectives, there is a spectrum of support services in place to provide an optimal student experience.
April, 2023 As I discussed in my last blog about the latest updates to the LTI Core and LTI Advantage specifications, 1EdTech has published a guide of best practices for LTI assessment tools. However, much of the advice in this guide can apply to a variety of different types of tools, not just assessment tools.
April, 2023 The world is abuzz with chatter about the possibilities of Large Language Model (LLM) Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbots. Most of us are familiar with chatbots by now. When we approach a service provider for customer support we are greeted by an automated response mechanism.
April, 2023 At Unicon, we are seeing continued growth in the adoption of Ed-Fi, not only for K-12 school districts but also across the education technology industry that we serve.
March, 2023 Our business is all about our people. All the ideas and innovations, the possibilities and the solutions that have impacted thousands of clients and millions of learners over 30 years have come from the minds of our Talent.
March, 2023 The answer may be obvious to some, but the right timing is actually often overlooked in practice. The first time I was asked to be on a panel to talk about technology for CBE, one of my fellow panelists started the conversation by encouraging the audience to remember that CBE itself is actually a curriculum model, not a technology approach.
March, 2023 LTI is a 1EdTech standard that provides a secure way for a user to seamlessly access educational tools like TurnitIn from within an LMS such as Canvas, Blackboard, D2L, Moodle, or Sakai. Additionally, 1EdTech also wrote specifications for three initial LTI Advantage services: Assignments & Grades Service (AGS), Names & Roles Provisioning Service (NRPS), and Deep Linking.
February, 2023 As post-secondary institutions continue to respond to employment sector demands not just for students emerging with more market-ready skills, but insight into those skills, competency-based education (CBE) continues to gain traction as a way to model pedagogy to meet those demands and to provide an articulation of achievement that learners can take to employers as evidence of their skills.