Or maybe I should ask, “What Do You Really Know About Your Education Market?”
The problem is I don’t know which question I should ask—unless I test which blog post title is most effective.
When we think about learning and education, testing inevitably comes up. Should we offer a pre-test and a post-test? How many self-checks?
But some folks in the education business forget they have to think about the testing that needs to happen beyond any assessments grounded in the content.
I’m talking about market testing. [click to continue…]
This past Friday version 1.0 of the Tin Can API was released, as promised. As I noted in the previous blog post “What the Experience API Is—and Why You Should Care,” I didn’t expect the learning landscape to change overnight, and it didn’t. But the release of version 1.0 is an important marker on the way to a new vision for technology-enabled learning.
Mike Rustici, president of Rustici Software (the developers of the API), summed up the nature of the new vision in his quote for the press release around the release of version 1.0
We spent the past decade surrounded by e-learning geeks. We think we’ll spend the next decade surrounded by K-12, teachers, hackers, universities, government, education technology, MOOCs, games, and an array of real-world use cases we can’t even imagine yet. These are especially exciting times for anyone who ever heard the acronyms SCORM or AICC.
Mike Rustici’s comments struck me as an apt complement to what Jeff describes as the “other 50 years” in his book Leading the Learning Revolution. [click to continue…]