CETIS Briefing Paper
Link: http://publications.cetis.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/LTI-Briefing-Paper.pdf (pdf)
The IMS Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) specification provides a standard mechanism for seamlessly connecting Interoperability learning applications and remote content to virtual learning environments (VLEs) and enterprise portals.
It is increasing in popularity as a method for providing integrations which are not dependent upon a particular VLE.
This briefing [...]
CETIS Journal Paper
Link: Concepts and standardization in areas relating to competence (pdf)
Summary: This paper reviews terminology, motivation, history and current work in areas relating to skill or competence. Many useful services, clarifying pathways within and from education to employment, self-assessment, and selection would be facilitated by better standardization of the format in which related [...]
CETIS White Paper
Link: The future of interoperability standards in education – system and process (pdf).
In January 2010, JISC CETIS organised a working meeting to bring together participants across a range of standards organisations and communities to look at the future of interoperability standards in the education sector. This paper summarises the views expressed by [...]
Link: From Journal website (subscription required; Authors’ final version (open access)
Summary: This paper provides an overview of specifications and standards for metadata relating to learning materials. It is structured to present first the currently established metadata schemas in use today (specifically the IEEE LOM and Dublin Core metadata), then to [...]
Link: Papers and notes from future of interoperability standards meeting (html)
Summary: Position papers and discussion explored the relationship between relatively informal and formal specs/standards activities and how a more effective system might work.
CETIS Briefing Paper
Link: JISC CETIS 2010 Informal Horizon Scan (doc).
This report looks at some of the key technology trends and issues we perceive as being of interest and relevance to CETIS. It forms a logical bridge between the question, from the point of view of CETIS staff, “what are the issues at hand” and [...]
Link: Educational Technology Standards Bodies Review Mar 2009 (doc).
A summary of a report made to CETIS Board in March 2009 on standards bodies in the educational technology arena. The bodies covered are IMS Global Learning Consortium, Centre for European Normalisation (CEN), British Standard Institute (BSI) Committee IST/43, the Education Schools and Children’s [...]
Link: Eductional Technology Standards Review October 2008 (doc).
This report is a summary of a report made to CETIS Board in October 2008. It is in the form of an update on changes since the previous (March 2008) Board meeting. The reader is assumed to be broadly familiar with the work of the [...]
Link: Eductional Technology Standards Review March 2008 (doc).
This report is a summary of a report made to CETIS Board in March 2008. The bodies covered are IMS Global Learning Consortium, Centre for European Normalisation (CEN), British Standard Institute (BSI) Committee IST/43, the Education Schools and Children’s Services Information Standards Board (ISB), HR-XML, [...]