Integration

News From the August 2019 IMS Quarterly Meeting

The most recent IMS quarterly meeting was held last month in Long Beach, California. After many years of not being in Long Beach, it was nice to be back - in fact, this year I had two meetings within a few months in Long Beach! Here are some updates from the week.

LTI Advantage: 5 Things You Need to Know

LTI Advantage provides a way to add extended capabilities to the core LTI tools and platforms. As you consider adopting LTI Advantage, here are 5 things you need to know.

Takeaways from the February 2019 IMS Meeting

The most recent IMS quarterly meeting was held last month in Tempe, AZ, hosted by ASU. We had meetings at Skysong, with IMS's Digital Credentials Summit taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The meetings that I attended were the Caliper Analytics and EDU-API groups, plus the first day of the Digital Credentials Summit. Here are some of the highlights from my week in Arizona:

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.

Cloud Analytics Support National Course Outcomes

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For over two years Unicon has been a core partner in the development of Jisc’s Learning Analytics Service for the UK Higher Education and Further Education sectors. During the R&D Learning Analytics Project, Unicon provided infrastructure and a blend of on-site and remote consulting support for the development of an open source predictive data model. Unicon also deployed an open source case management tool (Student Success Plan - SSP) to enable visualization of ‘at risk’ indicators from the predictive data model.

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Standards-based Integration for Education Technology

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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.