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06 Nov 2013 Wilbert Kraan
During last week’s EDUPUB workshop, I presented a demo of how an IMS QTI 2.1 question item could be embedded in an EPUB3 e-book in a way that is engaging, but also works across many e-book readers. Here’s the why and how. One of the most immediately obvious differences between a regular book and an […]
Assessment Packaged Content Mobile Learning Assessment (Technology) Widgets Standards
28 Feb 2013 Sheila MacNeill
One of the problems with being part of an innovation centre like CETIS is that we suffer a bit from the Dory complex. For those of you unfamiliar with this concept, it is based on the character Dory in the movie Finding Nemo who is rather easily distracted by new things. Sometimes we find that […]
Learning Platforms Widgets Learning Design
05 Dec 2012 Lorna M. Campbell
As a result of a request from the Cabinet Office to contribute to a paper on the use of hackdays during the procurement process, CETIS have been revisiting the “Codebash” events that we ran between 2002 and 2007. The codebashes were a series of developer events that focused on testing the practical interoperability of implementations [...]
Packaged Content Open Educational Resources Widgets Standards
16 Oct 2012 Scott Wilson
The SPAWS project – or rather, the funded part – is coming to an end so its time to wrap up the project details. In terms of impact, what have we achieved? 1. We answered the question we set: “is … Continue reading
24 Sep 2012 Sheila MacNeill
Things come in three’s don’t they? And the power of three struck me this morning at the Guide Me Tours at Kelvingrove Museum session at Social Media Week Glasgow this morning. Claire McLeod from Guide Me Tours gave an overview of the app they have developed for the museum. For those of you not familiar […]

Widgets Events

Past Events

Date: 29 May 2012 to 30 May 2012
IMS LTI and LIS in action
Date: 07 Jul 2011 to 08 Jul 2011
DLE Technologies in Use
Date: 14 Sep 2010

Widgets Resources

Distributed Learning Environments briefing paper
Date: Feb 2010
This briefing paper by Sheila MacNeill and Wilbert Kraan presents five models of how institutional Virtual Learning Environments might be extended.

Widgets Publications

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