“We see the e-knowledge market being the next major growth phase of the Internet” Michael Moe, Merrill Lynch. Learning Objects Network. Tom Barefoot, Chief Operating Officer June, 2004. What is LON?.
“We see the e-knowledge market being the next major growth phase of the Internet” Michael Moe, Merrill Lynch Learning Objects Network Tom Barefoot, Chief Operating Officer June, 2004
What is LON? • Learning Objects Network is an internet infrastructure company enabling secure commerce in high value digital content • Key relationships with DoD and Publishers • DOI Registry Agent for Learning Objects • Core competence in software technology and publishing • Active participant in the development of industry standards
LON Mission User Communities Content Creators Learning Objects Network Learning Objects High Value Digital Content Content Assemblers Courses & eKnowledge “An Internet infrastructure company enabling secure commerce in high value digital content.”
LON’s Network Architecture Authoring, Editing & DRM Systems Learning Management Systems Web Servers Metadata & Search Wireless Delivery Systems Search Authoring, Editing & DRM Systems Other Systems CONTENT CREATORS USER COMMUNITIES R CORE LON FRAMEWORKS R Registration & Location R Security & Access Control Transaction & Audit Payment Exchange Delivery Learning Objects User Profiles Digital Rights R OUTER FRAMEWORKS R Integrated set of network services and protocols Application Frameworks R Other third party systems & tools CONTENT ASSEMBLERS R Repositories containing content & metadata Courses & eKnowledge
LON Enterprise Networks • OneID Suite: indentifier system for workflow and commerce • LON VirtualCLM: distributed content lifecycle management • LON VirtualMarket: manage content for distribution via multiple methods • LON Aggregated XML Metadata Repository • LON Descriptive Metadata Search Capability
KRCone SuiteKnowledge Resource Center • KRC: One stop for all learning and information needs • Performance Support and Learning Resources • CLP – Continuous Learning Plan • Personalized, assessment-based Learning Plan • Identifies competencies for individual learning • Competency-based Learning • Flexible mapping of competencies and resources • SCORM-based content resources • LON Metadata Search and Display of content for performance Support • SCORM courses running in LMS • Context Categorization and Symantec WEB tools
Challenges for IDF and Members • Viable approach to RA Business • How to pay for DOI infrastructure? • Developing the DOI Application model • DOI and world standards