22 novembre 2017

xAPI Conformance Research & Future Requirements

xAPI Conformance Research & Future Requirements
Advanced Distributed Learning, 2017/08/11
Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) is gathering community feedback on the xAPI specification and associated Learning Record Stores (LRS) requirements. To this end, they've posted the relevant documents on GitHib. More...

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JSON-LD

JSON-LD
Various authors, 2017/08/10
The Acronym in full is 'Javascript Object Notation - Linked Data', or just 'JSON Linked Data'. This page is a central resource on the specification. The idea of JSON-LD is that yopu can present a body pof information that can be read by machines and interoperate with other information. More...

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UBC’s Learning Technology Ecosystem: Developing a Shared Vision, Blueprint & Roadmap

UBC’s Learning Technology Ecosystem: Developing a Shared Vision, Blueprint & Roadmap
Simon Bates, Carolun Kirkwood, Oliver Grüter –Andrew, Marianne Schroeder, University of British Columbia, 2017/08/10
Dating from 2015 (but reaching me via an email from Marianne Schroeder just today, this is a useful document (26 page PDF)  (and would have helped me a lot had I seen it six months ago (though it still helps now)). I describes describes the goals and visions for a learning technology infrastructure at a major university and outlines a three-year roadmap. More...

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Drum Machine

Drum Machine
Mary Rose Cook, Glitch, 2017/08/08
I'm going to keep gushing about Glitch some more, and not only because it allows me to finallyt play in the band with Jim and Brian and others. First, try this drum machine, then, have a look at the code, and then, realize that you could clone it and make your own in about as long as it took me to type these words. More...

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WebVR API

WebVR API
Mozilla, 2017/08/08

Mozilla has announced support for WebVR in Firefox for Windows (making it the first out of the gate). More...

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Canadian Telcos Take Aim At Kodi Addon Site With Shocking Search: True Purpose to “Destroy Livelihood of the Defendant”

Canadian Telcos Take Aim At Kodi Addon Site With Shocking Search: True Purpose to “Destroy Livelihood of the Defendant”
Michael Geist, 2017/08/04
I am as alarmed as Michael Geist about the extraordinary and excessive behaviour of some Canadian Telcos in their efforts to limit competition to cabe television subscriptions. They are fighting "the sale and distribution of Android set-top boxes and websites that facilitate distribution of addons for Kodi software." Kodi is a free media player designed to look good on large screen TVs. More...

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Tearing Down Walls to Deliver on the Promise of Edtech

Tearing Down Walls to Deliver on the Promise of Edtech
Stephen Laster, EDUCAUSE Review, 2017/08/02
More on next-generation learning environments, this time from  the chief digital officer for McGraw-Hill Education. More...

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Why a Progressive Web App Might be Right for You

Why a Progressive Web App Might be Right for You
Jason Spero, Thinking With Google, 2017/08/03
Light introductory content (suitable for the C-Suite) on the deployment of progressive web apps (PWA) rather than heavier iOS or Android apps. More...

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Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 is Released

Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 is Released
Chris Ferris, Jonathan Levi, Hyperledger, 2017/08/01
From the website as Fabric 1.0 is released: "Hyperledger Fabric is a blockchain framework implementation and one of the Hyperledger projects hosted by The Linux Foundation. More...

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‘Motrain’, Virtual Coin-Based Corporate Learning Motivation App For Moodle

‘Motrain’, Virtual Coin-Based Corporate Learning Motivation App For Moodle
Moodle News, 2017/08/01
Is a virtual currency the one thing you thought the learning management system was lacking? Me neither. But here it is, nonetheless. More...

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