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Posts Tagged ‘Learning Tools Interoperability’

LTI 2.0 Support coming to Moodle?

LTI 2.0 Support coming to Moodle?

Moodle's External Link resource is one of the most flexible in the educator's/course creator's tool belt. To date we've been using IMS Global's LTI 1.1 standard to provide access from Moodle to an assortment of 3rd party tools(or even other Moodle sites). The value is an uncomplicated SSO system that provides the minimum amount of data required to [...]

With 125+ LTI apps in the Edu Apps store, this tool could be a boon for Moodle users to add tools at will

With 125+ LTI apps in the Edu Apps store, this tool could be a boon for Moodle users to add tools at will

Similar to the new administrative settings that allow you to install plugins right from Moodle.org, here's an initiative by Nadav Kavalerchik to allow users to add LTI tools from the Edu Apps store: https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-40899. I covered Edu Apps recently as one of the best places to see what you can add to your Moodle (or [...]

An Update on the LTI App Store: 125 and counting

An Update on the LTI App Store: 125 and counting

If you're looking for tools that integrate into Moodle without custom mods installed, LTI is your ticket. Let's take a moment to check back into the LTI App clearing house, Edu Apps which now lists over 125 LTI enabled tools that you can integrate into your site or classroom. A few of the new apps: AspirEdu: Aspire Analytics is a solution [...]

How Can LTI Benefit You?

How Can LTI Benefit You?

Here's an infographic created by the Celtic Project (celtic-project.org) that does it's best to answer that question.  LTI by IMS is a framework to develop, deploy and use learning content and activities through various LMSs easily. If you're looking to connect to content and information, activities and exercises or another LMS it's a way to do [...]

Learn about IMS Global’s Learning Tools Interoperability Alliance

Learn about IMS Global’s Learning Tools Interoperability Alliance

I had the chance to trade emails with Lisa Mattson, COO of IMS Global and she shared some great information that should give any activity or 3rd party developer get started on the pathway to LTI certification through IMS Global's certification process. As you may know, LTI is a great tool-set for allowing students and users from a LMS connect [...]

Two modern forum alternatives for Moodle: @Prulu and @Piazza

Two modern forum alternatives for Moodle: @Prulu and @Piazza

There is a wave of new services that help faculty and professors to curate student created questions, and in the days of the MOOC where there may be 1000s of students in a course online these are providing a solid alternative to standard Moodle discussion forums.  The goal of services like these is to allow students to help each other and to [...]

LTI presentation from the #MootIEUK12

LTI presentation from the #MootIEUK12

Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) is definitely something you'll want to have in your tool set if you're managing a Moodle or any other Learning Management System.  This nascent tool is incredibly powerful and in my humble opinion is enabling a future that has long been sought: where users can sign on at one place yet access tools, resources [...]

Doc of the Day: LTI Provider

Doc of the Day: LTI Provider

Earlier this week I posted a cool video by Charles Severance (@DrChuck) that highlighted Juan Leyva's LTI provider.  I just wanted to follow up that posting with two additional resources to help you get a handle on LTI and start exploring. Moodle Docs for LTI Provider is a nifty overview of the utility, how and why it might be used and some [...]

@DrChuck shows off the Moodle LTI Provider addon (Video)

@DrChuck shows off the Moodle LTI Provider addon (Video)

This ~6 minute video by Charles Severance (@DrChuck) is showing off the Moodle 2+ LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) Provider that was recently created by Juan Leyva (@jleyvadelgado) and released on Moodle.org/plugins.  The video shows how you can use Juan's addon to share Moodle resources, activities and enrollments (or even a full course) [...]