Daily Archives: October 4, 2006

Campus Briefs: HIGHER-END LEGAL ADVICE

http://www.campus-technology.com/article.asp?id=19300

HIGHER-END LEGAL ADVICE. Since learning that Blackboard had initiated a patent action against CMS competitor Desire2Learn, the Sakai Foundation engaged the services of the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC). Among the SFLC directors are Columbia University (NY) Law Professor Eben Moglen and Stanford University (CA) Law Professor Lawrence Lessig.

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LASON Joins Developers Network of IMS Global Learning Consortium

http://home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20061002005076&newsLang=en

TROY, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LASON, Inc., a proven provider of document management outsourcing and business process improvement solutions for document intensive markets, today announced it has recently joined the Developers Network of IMS Global Learning Consortium.

“LASON is preparing to support the Common Cartridge standards being developed by IMS Global,” continued Mr. Malhotra. “This single source standard for multi-channel delivery will be paramount in the industry for creating a common platform used for importing courses into various learning management systems such as Blackboard, ANGEL, Sakai, Moodle, D2L, etc. This common platform will allow LASON to better service our clients by reducing production costs and offering interoperability, flexibility and quick time to market for eLearning communities. LASON is already providing Assessment conversions using Question & Test Interoperability (QTI) standards to publishing communities. It is our belief that market demand, content and technology advancement combined with our continuously evolving ACETmax process will provide a tremendous value to our customers.”

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