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

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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