IMS Learning Tools Interoperability

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Along with the sopecification design has been the development of code. So I've been writing code for a year and a half. But writing code helps me understand what the problems are. We have some stuff in production - content integration: McGraw Hill sells them directly to students via common cartridge LTIO integration. Another example k12.com Basic LTI - created 48 hours ago - and a version is in production now. Another blog-summary from the IMS conference.

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Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I see it’s not contra-productive from the educational point of view but once a teacher wants their students to work um some comprehensive topic, I have my doubts about the result. Given a teaching resource - perhaps some sample code with instructions - it will take me maybe half an hour to learn the procedure. I was asked the following questions after my presentation to CZ Course RVP_VT21 yesterday: (Elements of Coop.)

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Questions from students at Vancouver Island University

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The word 'responsible' is one of those code-words that hides a whole range of preferred behaviours, from respecting copyright to keeping the language clean to refraining from bullying and hurtful behaviour to staying on topic, sitting up, and paying attention. You might be able to teach a person more quickly how to write a REST interface by giving them sample code and describing what to do - this is the ' worked examples ' model.