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From CMS to Learning and Teaching: Trends in Digital Learning Content and Web 2.0 Integration presented at Sloan-C conference in Orlando, November 30, 2009, by Rob Abel, CEO, IMS Global Learning Consortium

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Rob Abel Sloanc 102909

  1. 1. From CMS to Learning and Teaching: Trends in Digital Learning Content and Web 2.0 Integration Rob Abel, Ed.D. Chief Executive Officer IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS GLC) http://www.imsglobal.org/
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>The Four Major Learning Technology Transitions Ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Are we Entering a New Phase of e-Learning in Education? </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Standards to Support 21 st Century Education </li></ul>Page
  3. 3. Learning Technology Page VLE / LMS / Course Mgmnt Assessment Digital Content Search Rich Media Portals Classroom Capture Personalization & Accessibility ePortfolios Repositories Mobile Devices Adaptive Tutors Learning Science Collaboration Environments Program Analytics Secure Testing Web 2.0
  4. 4. What Are the Key Transitions We Are Seeing in Technology As Applied to Learning? Page
  5. 5. The Key Transitions Ahead <ul><li>New Digital Content and Platform Alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Support for Collaborative/Social Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to Improve and Understand Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>The “Cloud” Comes to the Learning Enterprise </li></ul>Page
  6. 6. Transitions 1 of 4 <ul><li>Digital Content in the Learning Enterprise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Syllabus/course information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ancillary digitized resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eBooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domain-specific digital learning products or web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Self-paced or teacher-in-the-loop </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customizable online courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom capture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library assets in digital form for online course-related consumption </li></ul></ul>Page
  7. 7. Digital Content Innovation <ul><li>Books + Adaptive Tutors + Open Content + Simulations </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>+ new learning platforms </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Key Transitions Ahead <ul><li>New Digital Content and Platform Alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Support for Collaborative/Social Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to Improve and Understand Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>The “Cloud” Comes to the Learning Enterprise </li></ul>Page
  10. 10. Transitions 2 of 4 <ul><li>Digital Support for Collaborative/Social Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synchronous interaction tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion forums as guided discovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student-created content: blogs, wikis, videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared and open content: Wikipedia, ed repositories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted learning references/apps: content as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environments for collaboration/social networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Second life, Facebook, Twitter, . . . </li></ul></ul></ul>Page
  11. 11. Social Web Innovation From Open University <ul><li>Collaboration & social applications become mainstream </li></ul>
  12. 12. “ For 3000 years education has made the learner adapt to the system. SocialLearn aims to reverse this and make the education system adapt to the learner.”
  13. 13. CloudSocial
  14. 14. The Key Transitions Ahead <ul><li>New Digital Content and Platform Alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Support for Collaborative/Social Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to Improve and Understand Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>The “Cloud” Comes to the Learning Enterprise </li></ul>Page
  15. 15. Transitions 3 of 4 <ul><li>Desire to Improve and Understand Outcomes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standardized testing and assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data reporting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automating high stakes testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domain-specific digital assessment products or web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relating digital resources to objectives (or curriculum standards) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Targeted retention systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remediation strategies and activities </li></ul></ul>Page
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  17. 17. The Key Transitions Ahead <ul><li>Digital Content in the Learning Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Support for Collaborative/Social Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to Improve and Understand Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>The “Cloud” Comes to the Learning Enterprise </li></ul>Page
  18. 18. Page VLE / LMS / Course Mgmnt Assessment Digital Content Search Rich Media Portals Classroom Capture Personalization & Accessibility ePortfolios Repositories Mobile Devices Adaptive Tutors Learning Science Collaboration Environments Program Analytics Secure Testing Web 2.0
  19. 19. Transitions 4 of 4 <ul><li>The “Cloud” Comes to the Learning Enterprise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s the web: we’re used to it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System-wide hosted systems or federations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted Google apps entering academia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted learning references/apps: content as a service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted assessment, reporting, analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course management within course management </li></ul></ul>Page
  20. 20. Summary: Key Technology Transitions Ahead for Learning <ul><li>New Digital Content and Platform Alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Support for Collaborative/Social Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding & Improving Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>The “Cloud” Comes to the Learning Enterprise </li></ul>Page
  21. 21. Agenda <ul><li>The Five Major Educational Technology Transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Are we Entering a New Phase of e-Learning in Education? </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Standards to Support 21 st Century Educational Technology </li></ul>Page
  22. 22. Facts – U.S. Higher Ed <ul><li>35% of all institutions use a Course Management System for virtually ALL their courses </li></ul><ul><li>99.5% of all institutions use an enterprise Course Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Source: EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Fiscal Year 2007 Summary Report </li></ul>Page
  23. 23. Mainstream Results So Far Page Near ubiquitous Internet (region dependent) + Ubiquitous networking infrastructure ____________________________________ = Connectivity + Web sites or course/learning management systems (CMS/LMS) as online communications hub – syllabus, course materials, etc + Better online alternatives for distance learning
  24. 24. That’s great . . . But what about all that other stuff ? Page
  25. 25. Learning Technology Page VLE / LMS / Course Mgmnt Assessment Digital Content Search Rich Media Portals Classroom Capture Personalization & Accessibility ePortfolios Repositories Mobile Devices Adaptive Tutors Learning Science Collaboration Environments Program Analytics Secure Testing Web 2.0
  26. 26. The New “Knowledge” Challenge for Learning Technology Today Page “ Improving Learning and the Understanding of Learning Outcomes through the Combination of Many Emerging & Innovative Technologies .” 
  
  27. 27. The Role of Technology in Learning <ul><li>No other way to significantly improve the historical tradeoff between access, affordability, and quality of learning experiences </li></ul>Page
  28. 28. Improving Learning: Global Cross-Sector Challenges Page <ul><li>Improve Access to Learning Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Improve Affordability of Learning Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Improve Quality of Learning Experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Outcomes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attainment </li></ul></ul>The Next Phase of Market Development?
  29. 29. Agenda <ul><li>The Five Major Educational Technology Transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Are we Entering a New Phase of e-Learning Technology in Education? </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Standards to Support 21 st Century Educational Technology </li></ul>Page
  30. 30. 21 st Century Learning Application Integration <ul><li>Internet Access: </li></ul><ul><li>Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Administrators </li></ul>Course / Instructional Management Open Internet + Secure Internet + Local Network ePortfolio eBook Content Content Management / Repository Digital Library and Rich Media Content Search Social & Collaborative Learning Content Authoring and Rich Media Capture Summative Testing Institution & Program Analytics Administrative Systems Student & Course Data Exchange Portal Faculty Interface Learner Interface Administrator Interface Computer, Classroom, Mobile Platforms Homework & Formative Assessment Classroom Capture
  31. 31. The Role of Standards <ul><li>Enabling adoption of federations of complementary and collaborative learning applications that support a seamless web and enterprise (or institutional) teaching & learning context </li></ul>Page
  32. 32. Digital Learning Services Standards Page Free the content IMS Common Cartridge Seamlessly connect to learning IMS Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) The information architecture for learning IMS Learning Information Services (LIS)
  33. 33. Thank you! Page More info: http://www.imsglobal.org/ Contact: [email_address]

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