IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Products Certified to the Newly Released Caliper Educational Analytics Standard

Press Release, IMS Global, Oct 21, 2015
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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As the article states, "Caliper Analytics enables the collection of high rate real-time event data, via software sensors (or the Sensor API™) and information models (known as metric profiles)." It defines a set a "common labels for learning activity data" to facilitate the exchange of learning metrics across platforms. Some key links:

  • the Caliper v1.0 specification
  • Developer resources including a Getting Started Guide, Implementation Guide with code, and Sensor API code in six programming languages
  • Caliper Conformance Certification for IMS Global members
  • Directory of IMS Certified solutions.

The newly compliant companies include Those organizations include Blackboard, D2L, Elsevier, Intellify Learning, Kaltura, Learning Objects, McGraw-Hill Education, University of Michigan and VitalSource Technologies.

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