IMS Global Announces EDUPUB2 Workshop February 12-13 Salt Lake City USA
IMS will host 2nd in a series of workshops in collaboration with IDPF to establish a globally interoperable, accessible, open ecosystem for e-Textbooks and other digital learning materials
November 21, 2013 – Lake Mary, FL - IMS Global Learning Consortium today announced the topics and venue for EDUPUB2, the 2nd in a series of workshops led by the global publishing and education segment to accelerate market adoption of digital textbooks and learning materials by collaborating on enabling open standards and best practices. These standards and best practices will leverage the work of several leading global standards organizations, namely IDPF, IMS Global, W3C and others as needed. The EDUPUB2 workshop will occur on February 12-13 in Salt Lake City, Utah USA.
The EDUPUB2 workshop agenda will be finalized based on submissions from prospective participants. The initial themes will include: (a) Overview of the emerging EDUPUB specification, (b) Assessment, outcomes & analytics, (c) e-text app integration & widgets library, (d) metadata, content structure & accessibility, and (e) technical and business issues summary discussions. These themes encompass ten project areas that were agreed upon at the 1st EDUPUB workshop held October 29-30, 2013 in Boston.
To learn more about the EDUPUB2 workshop please visit the workshop web site . Those wishing to attend are requested to fill in the request to participate , to indicate qualifications and a willingness to provide a demonstration, present a position paper or serve on a topical panel. For organizations interested in becoming an EDUPUB2 event sponsor, please send an email to: EDUPUB2@imsglobal.org
About IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global)
IMS Global is a nonprofit organization that advances technology that can affordably scale and improve educational participation and attainment. IMS members are leading suppliers, institutions and government organizations that are enabling the future of education by collaborating on interoperability and adoption initiatives. IMS sponsors Learning Impact: A global awards program & conference to recognize the impact of innovative technology on educational access, affordability, and quality. For more information, visit imsglobal.org.