Whether you call it NGDLE, an LMOS, a learning platform, or something else, people have been wanting a next-generation post-LMS for a long time. We finally have both the interoperability standards and the market incentives to make it possible—if the LMS vendors are willing to take a risk.
I was planning to write a descriptive post about the new UNC Learning Technology Commons, but there is already some excellent coverage. UNC’s Matthew Rascoff wrote a blog post on Medium that captures the basics quite well: A compelling recent report from EDUCAUSE proposes that the “Next Generation Digital Learning Environment” will be based on a “‘Lego’ approach,” […]
I have been meaning for some time to get around to blogging about the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s (ELI’s) paper on a Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) and Tony Bates’ thoughtful response to it. The core concepts behind the NGDLE are that a next-generation digital learning environment should have the following characteristics: Interoperability and Integration Personalization […]