On Feb 1, 2006, at 12:13 PM, Lois Brooks wrote:
> Two points on this. Last year, Sakai, Moodle, Blackboard and WebCT
> worked together to demonstrate tool interoperability with Concept
> Tutor, Sakai's quiz and test engine, and QuestionMark. Using IMS'
> tool interoperability standard and Question and Test standards, the
> four learning management systems were able to successfully pass
> questions and quiz data between systems. It's a first step toward
> sensible interoperability. I applaud IMS' efforts in helping to
> foster demonstrations like this, and am grateful for the efforts of
> all the vendors/developers who understand that interoperability is
> important and stepped up to make it happen for the IMS project.
Lois - can you tell us what the upshot of this interoperability test
was? Where do things stand now in terms of these tools'
As an aside, it's very interesting that they chose to focus on the
assessment-creation engine, by far the most difficult silo of
functionality to port from one LMS to another.
This does, indeed, merit a big round of applause!
Montclair State University
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