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Composing your Learning Environment II

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Juliette Culver
5 November 2009

Led by Wilbert Kraan and Sheila MacNeill

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Woa... So, first there was a review of some models for VLEs/ PLEs - some mentions of IMS common cartridge, that, Icondian (?), Plug-jam...

  1. The VLE, then PLE, then…

Model 1.

One system in the cloud, many outlets? "Icodian" (Acordian)? IMS cartridge player/platform.

Model 2.

  • Widget platform.
  • IMS LIS / IMS LTI
  • Widget platform - (IMS LTI) - VLE
  • Student record system
  • Blog - (w3 widget) - widget platform
  • Blog - Facebook
  • Blog - netvibes/ Phone app.

2 versions of SCORM in the wild:

  • SCORM 1.2
  • SCORM 2004 - with sequencing - not natively supported by many systems.

Model 3. - many widgets from the web, into one Widget container.

  • OER query, Slideshare, Subject community Ning site, YouTube channel ….

Model 4. many providers, many clients (eg. Google Wave)

  • OER query, MyUni Wave Server - wave federation protocol - Google Wave server
  • My Uni Wave server - wave client-server protocol - MyUni Wave client
  • … YouTube.

Model 5. (VLE is) both a provider and a client

  • Sakai 3 - OpenSocial - Orkut
  • Sakai 3 - W3 widget - Blog OR Phone app.
  • Sakai 3 - IMS LIS - Student record system

Wookie / widgets - Scott Wilson

  • Installing a widget.
  • Wookie, started at CETIS, now on Apache incubator - a Widget engine.
  • Bridge to Shindig - OpenSocial platform/container.
  • Getwookie.org/moodle/ - University of Bolton VLE.
  • "Charlie Hirsute" - presenter's alter ego at Getwookie.org - Scott Wilson ? (CETIS)
  • Wave test: Sudoku - widget.
  • Natter - chat widget.
  • OMTP mobile consortium - (Bonsai?).
  • share state between containers - WikiWookie running on Moodle, on Wordpress.
  • Works/plugins for with Moodle, Sharepoint, ELGG, Wordpress, LAMS …
  • Wookie REST API - full GET POST DELETE.
  • EMML mashup engine (EMML - Enterprise Mashup Markup Language, another open standard).
  • Vodafone Betavine web site.

(Wired.com - powered by Wordpress.)

Google Wave - Pat Parslow

  • gsrchbot: A search bot. search for things, eg. SScholar(facebook). - Google scholar - he wrote.
  • @mhawksey (Martin) - embedding Wave in Blackboard.
  • Brains.parslow.net - Drupal.

Nick Freear
10:33 on 11 November 2009 (Edited 21:45 on 17 November 2009)

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Gráinne Conole
3:29pm 11 November 2009


Thanks for doing Nick - was sorry to have missed this session, so nice to get an overview of what was discussed.

Gráinne Conole
3:29pm 11 November 2009


Thanks for doing Nick - was sorry to have missed this session, so nice to get an overview of what was discussed.

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