Overview Who is BLCC? Why do we believe in mobile learning? Why participate in Maple? Who participates in Maple? Which answers did Maple bring? What are the next steps? Demo
Who is BLCC? Business Language and Communication Centre Tailor-made and short language courses for companies - expert in blended learning Tailor-made e-learning and e-testing developments Consultancy for implementing a language learning strategy
Who is BLCC? DIDACTIC PARTNERS COMMERCIAL PARTNERS TECHNOLOGICAL PARTNERS Take-over of Languesdoc in 2011. Close cooperation to implement CALT, CALL and now MALL research.
Who is BLCC? 13 languages 20.000 training hours/year 150 companies 21 years 12 permanent staff members 200 freelance language teachers 100 % client satisfaction
Clients TRUST SECTOR LARGE COMPANIES SMEs GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS COLLEGES
Why do we believe in m-learning? Innovate or die Learning is changing, so will our role Target audience increasingly under pressure Mobile revolution
Why do we believe in m-learning? Concretely .. Enrich the BLCC Integrated Language Learning Environment
Why do we believe in m-learning? Concretely.. Optimize travel time, waiting time of our target audience
Why do we believe in m-learning? Concretely.. Improve flexibility and bring learning into the personal living environment of our clients.
Mobile Adaptive Personalised Learning Experience
Why participate in Maple? Belief in P&G Connect & Develop Innovation model Need for scientific research and different insights A lot of technological, didactic, business and user-related questions to be answered …
Who participates in Maple? Mobile Adaptive Personalised Learning Experience
Which answers did Maple bring? Insight in user expectations and experiences
Which answers did Maple bring? Developmentof a reasoning system which manages
the adaptive selection of learning objects based on tracking & logging data and LLOM integrated in the learning objects.
the detection of the type of device the learning objects are consulted on and the consequent delivery and adaptation of media content.
NinSuna media delivery channels media store selection & packaging media ingest service (6) MDTE service MAPLE platform RDF DB (4) reasoner (2b) (2) (5) TEDU learning endpoint (1) (3) TEDU exercise DB TEDU user DB (2a)
Which answers did Maple bring? Clear specifications for language learning objects suited for adaptive model and suited to mobile learning experience. How 2 exploit authentic media to create interesting learning paths.
Which answers did Maple bring? 2 demonstrators Demonstrator illustrating the Maple research, the reasoning system in particular. Demonstrator focusing on the user expectations, including an offline learning option.
What are the next steps? Look into new business models. Look into new sales channels. Look into new content models based on partnerships with media companies. Content!