JA-Sakai: IMS Tools Interoperability - Free as in Freedom

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This talk is a bit of history of Sakai, History of IMS, IMS Tools Interoperability, and a sneak peek at Sakai 2.9.


  • 1. Three Meanings of FreeIMS Basic Learning ToolsInteroperability Free as in Free BeerFree as in Freedom Charles Severance Free as in Free Puppies Osakai JapanFree as in FreedomSakai is Seven Years Old! http://bit.ly/gHPQWTThe City of Sakai A Person Named Hiroki SakaiSakai was an autonomous city run bymerchant citizens. In those days it wassaid that the richest cities were Sakai andRiku. The famous Zen Buddhist priestIkkyu chose to live in Sakai because of its free atmosphere.2004 2004 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai,_Osaka

2. Sakai Book2003: Before SakaiPassion Failure Blackboard had a dominant market share Laughter Prometheus had been acquired and shutdownMistakesSuccess WebCT was starting to grow,Vista was begin createdFriendshipTears Moodle was tiny in terms of market share - no top schoolsFrustration Top schools all had their own locally developed LMS code FreedomJoy Not much innovation, competition or cooperation - no KaraokeThe Sakaigers AccomplishmentsBack in Built a world-class open source CLE 2003 Built a world-class volunteer community(before Made the world safe for open source in higher education Sakai) Drove standards for interoperability and portability Created an ecosystem across open source and commercial thatis both competitive and cooperative - and Karaoke 3. Sakai Means Freedom"The Sakaiger is a happy Freedom for Teachersdancing creature. It is the logo Freedom for Students of the hip, cool, karaoke singing, silly elements of the Freedom for software adopters Sakai Community (that is Freedom for software developerspretty much everyone)." Freedom for commercial activitieswww.sakaiger.comCambridgeOxford Yale The worldsLook into theStanfordJohns Hopkinsgreatest universitiesgaze ofBerkeley give the Sakaiger its Australia National University Sakaiger,University of Virginialegndary strength, protector of Nagoya University University of Michigan courage, andour freedomDuke endurance. University of Capetown Georgia TechAnd Many More... 4. Karen TsaoAaron Zeckowski Jim EngAdrian Fish John Bush Alan Berg Anthony WhyteLance SpeelmonLydia Li A worldwide Brad Wheeler, Indiana - OpenBeth KirschnerBrian RichwineMatt Jones network of volunteer Source Portfolio, Kuali Financials CommunityBryan Holladay Megan MayNicola Monat-Jacobsleaders are the heart, Mara Hancock, Berkeley - FluidSource Chris Maurer Noah Botimermind, eyes and handsProject, OpenCast David HorowitzSam Ottenhofof the SakaigerDavid Roldan MartinezDuffy Gillman Savitha Prakash Jutta Treveranius, OntarioSeth Theriault College of Art and Design - Gonzalo SilverioSteve SwinsbergFluid ProjectJean-Franois Lvque Stephen MarquardJohn Lewis Zhen QianAnd Many More...Educause and Sakai In 2004, Educause was anti-open-source, viewing Sakai an inerestingdiversionDoddsWheeler In 2010, the Educause board has fourmembers from the Sakai community(Brad Wheeler, James L. Hilton, LassnerThomas L. Maier, and David Lassner) Ted Dodds is from KualiMaier August 2006 - February 2007Hilton 5. Blackboard Patent PledgeBlackboard hereby commits not to assert any ofthe U.S. patents listed below, as well as all counterparts of these patents issued in otherSakai: The Social Network countries, against the development, use or distribution of [any] Open Source Software or Home-Grown Systems to the extent that such Open Source Software and Home-Grown Systems are not Bundled with proprietary software.February 2007 Why are we here?What is our purpose?Why y a million miles?Dr. Chuck - Up in the Air 6. Improving Teaching and LearningCase Study: Amanda Severance Students and Teachers literallydo not care at all if theirlearning software is open source Senior in Special Education Technology in the Classroom They are limited by the Cursesoftware that is installed andupgraded by their local IT staff Eleven different accounts IT organizations almost always Setup required technical supportfear innovation 2:35 Case Study: LMS PluginsLEARNINGTOOL ORCONTENT :(May 2007 Case Study: LMS Committer/Teacher 7. August 2007 Commercial ToolsInteroperability IMS Standards Seamlessly The informationFree theconnect architecture forcontentto learning learning CommonPublishers Cartridge LMSOpen Source IMS Common CartridgeIMS Learning Tools Standards Interoperability (LTI)IMS Learning Information Services (LIS)2008 www.imsglobal.org 8. IMS Learning Tools Interopability Early Work on Standards Started in 2004 as a way for Blackboard and Sakai to cooperate on a neutral ground IMS Learning Tools Interoperability Lots of convincing and cajoling (and beer) Sakai/Samigo participated in the 2005 Alti-I-Lab Sakai, Blackboard, Moodle, ... demonstration in Shefeld, UK 2009http://www.vimeo.com/7825070 1:47X2011 9. Tool Consumer Tool ProviderTool Proxy RuntimeTC User Tool ProxyToolSecretLaunch SecretTC Basic LTI LaunchTP AdminAdmin Copyright 2010 IMS Global Learning Consortium 34All Rights Reserved. Basic LTI Sample Launch Data lti_version=LTI-1p0 lti_message_type=basic-lti-launch-request oauth_consumer_key=lmsng.school.edu resource_link_id=120988f929-274612 user_id=292832126 roles=Instructor lis_person_name_full=Charles R. Severance lis_person_contact_email_primary = csev@umich.edu context_id=456434513 context_title=SI301 PHP tool_consumer_instance_description=University of School Copyright 2010 IMS Global Learning ConsortiumAll Rights Reserved.36 10. Tool Consumer Tool ProviderSettingsRosterTool Proxy Runtime OutcomesTC User Tool ProxyToolSecret Launch++SecretTC Basic LTI ExtensionsTP AdminAdmin Copyright 2010 IMS Global Learning ConsortiumAll Rights Reserved.38Joseph BerkovitzJoseph Berkovitz www.noteight.com www.noteight.comLTI Developer Freedom Through Standards4:38http://videos.noteight.com/MoodleBasicLTI.mov 11. IMS Common CartridgeIMS Common Cartridge Meeting at Stanford April 27, 2005 between Sakai and Angel Learning (2008)6 Publishers Desire2Learn v8.4.2 (2009) They wanted to stop paying Blackboard royalties tosell cartridges to schools, teachers, and students Moodle 1.9 (2010) They wanted a Sakai-developed import format Jenzabar eRacer (2010) Instead: IMS Common Cartridge - started July 2005 Blackboard 9.1SP4 - Import and Export (2011)IMS Learning Information Service Sakai has the rst open source referenceTeacher and Studentimplementation of IMS Learning Informationfreedom throughServices (Sakora from Unicon)escape hatches 12. 2004 200819952009 1997 2011www.coursesites.com Backboard 9.1SP4/Cloud Free to any teacher IMS Common Cartridge Import and Export IMS Basic Learning Tools Interoperability !"#"$%&(%)*+,"-%.*"/0"1 appengine.google.com23"+-45%!464+"784Python / Django 999/+:83;8#8*0Free to anyoneIMS Basic Learning Tools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`(V2*--"H*+"G*7C147 _PH+$/ "7/%D8"/40$8 @4"+7$7FA76$+*7047, A76$+*7047, http://www.dr-chuck.com/si791-sak/I%4[148,%94%9$--%-$#4-P%544%"--%,3+44%14+0;,"G*75%$7%1+*/;8G*7%",%58"-4%?*+%P4"+5 14. !I`(V%)-"7)*+,"-%23"7F45 D--%5,;/47,5%9$--%5$F7%!"#"$%8*7,+$H;G*7%"F+44047,5 >45$F7%9$--%H4%/*74%$7%,34%*147%$7%,34%!"#"$%8*00;7$,P !,;/47,5%9$--%0"#4%+4F;-"+%+41*+,5%,*%,34%8*00;7$,P _*14?;--P%3"64%0"^*+$,P%*?%/45$F7%9*+#%/*74%"7/%8*/4%1+*,*,P14/%$7%,+;7#%HP%0$/:D1+$-Ya 15. Y` YZ Drag to Reorder TabsY( aU 16. aV a&_*04 !$,45!*8$"- DK2!$YU& @455*7%K;$-/4+%]"5#5!$,45 A6"-;",4%;5"H$-$,P .;,F4+5%1+*/;8G*7%4[14+$4784%9$--%H4%6"-;"H-4 @A!!CB%KWI@>A.%=CA!%_A.A I01+*64%,34%Wb%M46*-;G*7"+P%5;FF45G*75Q N"#4%$,%"%BAC:1*+,-4,%5*%$,%8"7%;54%H+4"/8+;0H5 D//%2*00*7%2"+,+$/F4%I01*+,%"7/%A[1*+, 17. D7G8$1",4/%!834/;-4 >45$F7%"7/%>464-*1047,%?4",;+4%8*01-4,4%T;74%&UVV I consider it an honor and )+4547,%",%,34%!"#"$%2*7?4+4784%"7/%F4,%H+*"/4+%8*00;7$,P% privilege to speak with you at$71;, JA-Sakai and that you have ]94"#5%L%14+?*+0"784%,45G7F%L%8*/4%+46$49%!;004+%&UVV taken this time to listen to 2*/4%?+44c4%&(%!41,40H4+%&UVVwhat I have to say.Thank you.Sakai