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JISC CETIS stands for the JISC Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, and is a JISC service.
JISC CETIS stands for the JISC Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, and is a JISC service.
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JISC CETIS represents UK Higher and Further Education on international educational standards initiatives including:
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Our mission is:
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* The [http://www.imsglobal.org IMS Global Learning Consortium], developing specifications for learning technology interoperability including metadata, content management, enterprise systems, learner information and profiling, accessibility, question and tests. IMS is based in the USA and includes many major IT companies, publishers, universities and government agencies.
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Through active engagement with the JISC Community, develop, and facilitate effective implementations and use of, the open standards needed to: implement flexible and adaptive learning environments, learning services and learning resources; increase the choice of available systems and software by helping to maintain a healthy open market; and support the development of the capabilities and good practices within community member institutions needed to:
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* CEN/ISSS, a European standardisation body mandated to develop a work programme for learning technology standards development.
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* [http://ieeeltsc.org IEEE LTSC], the learning technology committee of the international standards body.
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JISC CETIS advises Universities and Colleges on the strategic, technical and pedagogic implications of educational technology. JISC CETIS also provides strategic and technical input to JISC development programmes concerned with eLearning. JISC CETIS develops and supports communities of interest in topics.
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* Implement and adapt learning environments to meet their strategic goals
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* Support their approaches to learning
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* Improve the quality of their learning processes and the outcomes for learners
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* Reduce their costs over the longer term through the effective use of open standards.
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JISC CETIS disseminates information on learning technology standards via workshops, conferences, publications and forums.
 
JISC CETIS is a distributed organisation managed by the [http://www.bolton.ac.uk/iec/ Institute for Educational Cybernetics] at the [http://www.bolton.ac.uk University of Bolton], and partnered by the [http://www.strath.ac.uk University of Strathclyde], [http://www.hw.ac.uk Heriot-Watt University] and the [http://www.recordingachievement.org/ Centre for Recording Achievement].
JISC CETIS is a distributed organisation managed by the [http://www.bolton.ac.uk/iec/ Institute for Educational Cybernetics] at the [http://www.bolton.ac.uk University of Bolton], and partnered by the [http://www.strath.ac.uk University of Strathclyde], [http://www.hw.ac.uk Heriot-Watt University] and the [http://www.recordingachievement.org/ Centre for Recording Achievement].

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This is a Wiki provided by JISC CETIS; it contains information we've put together on standards and interoperability, and provides a home for domain resources.

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About the JISC CETIS Service

JISC CETIS stands for the JISC Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards, and is a JISC service.

Our mission is:

Through active engagement with the JISC Community, develop, and facilitate effective implementations and use of, the open standards needed to: implement flexible and adaptive learning environments, learning services and learning resources; increase the choice of available systems and software by helping to maintain a healthy open market; and support the development of the capabilities and good practices within community member institutions needed to:


JISC CETIS is a distributed organisation managed by the Institute for Educational Cybernetics at the University of Bolton, and partnered by the University of Strathclyde, Heriot-Watt University and the Centre for Recording Achievement.

Contacts

Information on the JISC CETIS Domains can be found on the Domain pages. General information about JISC CETIS can be found by contacting the Bolton office:

Phone: +44 (0)1204 903097

Email: cetis@bolton.ac.uk

Address:

CETIS (Centre for Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards), University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton. BL3 5AB

Contacts

JISC CETIS Domains

Further information on the JISC CETIS domains and special interest groups can be found through these links:

Domain News and Features

Up to date news and features for each domain area is available from the domain news sites:

Domain wiki resources

Access to domain specific resources are available through the domain wiki pages:


Using the Wiki