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News IMS Release General Webservices
IMS have released the public draft of their new General Web Sevices specification. The spec uses a profile of WS-I but narrows things down further in terms of messaging and error handling.
News ELF partners discuss next stage of framework
Representatives from JISC, DEST and others have met in Melbourne to discuss the next stage of development for the e-Learning framework.
News WS-Reliable Messaging initiative to go to OASIS
With a call for participation, the first step has been taken for the widely used WS Reliable Messaging (WS-RM) spec to be developed further in OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards). WS-RM has been developed so far by Microsoft, IBM and others, but not their main competitors, and also not as an open standard. Moving it to the OASIS non-profit standards organisation could change that.
News TALL study in ELF Project Directory
Oxford University's Technology Assisted Lifelong Learning Unit developed a study of e-Learning systems and their relevance to the ELF. The report, is now available as part of the ELF Project Directory. To view the project go to:
News Altilab 2005   Sheffield, UK, 2005-06-20 09:00:00 - 2005-06-22 17:00:00
alt-i-lab 2005 will be the 3rd annual meeting of creators, vendors, users and buyers of learning technology. Participants are business and technical decision makers and technology leaders from the international vendor and consumer communities. The ELF and webservice standards are to be discussed during the Information management infrastructure working session.
News ePortfolio 2005   Cambridge, 2005-10-26 10:00:00 - 2005-10-28 17:00:00
The 3rd International Conference on the electronic portfolio
News Online Educa 2005   Berlin, 2005-11-30 14:00:00 - 2005-12-02 14:00:00
The Online Educa 2005 conference is the biggest european e-learning conference. The ELF and e-Framework will be showcased at the JISC stand as well as featuring in one of the Pre Conference Workshops: "Did you hear the one about the ELF, the Model and the Learning Technologist"
News JISC/CETIS Conference: e-framework, Priorities and Challenges for 2006   Edinburgh, 2005-11-15 14:00:00 - 2005-11-16 14:00:00
The JISC / CETIS Conference is an invitation-only conference to be held in Edinburgh on 15th-16th November, which will bring together a group of invited experts in IT infrastructure in education and provide an opportunity to take stock, and collectively influence the JISC and CETIS agenda's for the coming year in the context of the e-Framework for Education and Research initiative. This conference concentrates on the e-learning aspects of the e-framework. Outcomes of the conference will be disseminated to a wider audience than can be gathered in the Edinburgh Conference Centre via the conference website.
News TELCERT Workshop   The University of Bolton, 2006-01-26 09:00:00 - 2006-01-26 16:30:00
This workshop introduces participants in the e-Learning Framework projects and the broader JISC community to the tools developed by the TELCERT project. These tools exploit the IMS Application Profiling Guidelines which offer the prospect of refining (i.e. profiling) a variety of e-Learning technology specifications so as to better meet the needs of a target community, without breaking underlying interoperability.
News The e-Framework and the ELF
JISC and DEST alongside other international partners are broadening the service-oriented approach into services for Research and Administration to compliment e-Learning.
News CETIS/JISC ELF Developers Forum   Oxford OUCS, UK, 2005-03-14 10:00:00 - 2005-03-14 17:00:00
The Developers Forum provides a practical opportunity for e-learning software developers from both commercial and from the academic / oss communities to learn about and implement e-learning standards and specifications. The first ELF Developers Forum will take place at Oxford University (OUCS) on Monday March 14th alongside the CETIS Enterprise SIG. The themes of this session will include enabling existing applications with IMS enterprise web services, building on previous JISC funded toolkits.
News EDF-2 Glasgow   University of Strathclyde, 2005-07-20 10:00:00 - 2005-07-20 16:00:00
The next ELF Developers' Forum meeting will be held on 20-21 July 2005 in conjunction with the CETIS Assessment SIG at the University of Strathclyde. For more details see the Developers' Forum Site