Educational Content SIG

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Events

Forthcoming meetings
Notes from past meetings

Resources

Content Packaging
Learning Design
Learning Objects
SCORM
Simple Sequencing
Useful links

 

The aim of this group is to track, evaluate and support the UK FE/HE sector's uptake and implementation of educational content interoperability standards. We focus primarily on IMS:

In addition the SIG monitors related specifications and standards produced by the following agencies: ADL (particularly the SCORM), IEEE, CEN/ISSS, BSI, ISO, AICC, ARIADNE and Prometeus.

Along with the rest of CETIS, the SIG provides support for the JISC e-Learning Framework (ELF). Further information on the framework can be found at:

The SIG meets approximately every three or four months, at venues across the UK. The most recent meeting took place on March 17th, and looked at transformating practice in e-Learning, with a focus on the SFC e-Learning Transformation Projects. Presentations and podcasts from the day are available for download in the past events section.

For further information on the EC SIG, contact the EC SIG coordinator:
Sheila MacNeill
Centre for Academic Practice & Learning Enhancement
University of Strathclyde
tel: +44 (0)141 548 4644, mobile: 07855826413

There is also a JISCMAIL discussion forum, which you can join to discuss developments between meetings.

News

The latest interoperability news from the CETIS website

Drag and drop with HTML 5 and Wookie
CETIS wins new JISC interoperability service contract
Blackboard to acquire WebCT
New CETIS briefings available
Alt-I-Lab 2005 Demonstrators

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Suggestions and additions can be sent to the SIG Coordinator