Become your own online program manager

I recently came across a June 2016 article in The Atlantic magazine on online program managers (OPMs), and how much money they are making from marketing student enrollments in the USA. OPMs offer Colleges modern marketing tactics such as websites that collect information to generate marketing leads, text message follow-ups to inquiries, and phone banks […]

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Adaptive Learning Presentation to MoodleMoot 2017 in London, UK

Ken Currie has presented at MoodleMoot partnership with our customer the University of London International Programmes group. The presentation is on the subject of adaptive learning, as enabled by smart (semantic) content. Here some of Ken’s thoughts about the MoodleMoot conference: “MoodleMoot UK 2017 attracted over 400 attendees to the meeting in London.  Much of the […]

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Open Source Quality Assurance event open for registration

CAPDM is presenting at an OpenQAsS Erasmus+ event on Wednesday 03 May 2017 in Stirling The event is free to anyone with an interest in the Quality Assurance process. Please register on the College Development Website to secure your space. Overview Introduction to OpenQAsS  Open Source Quality Assurance System – an Erasmus+ Project OpenQAsS is a European project […]

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Reading Digitally vs. Reading Paper

Couple of interesting quotes from an Education Week article this week (May 28th, 2016), worth repeating. When it comes to textbooks, students want paper (Foasberg, 2014; Mizrachi, 2015; Olsen et al, 2013; Shepperd, Grace & Koch, 2008). In some studies, students report greater fatigue after reading electronic textbooks, so that, as much as the comprehension […]

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CAPDM are hosting the 4th meeting of the EU Funded Erasmus+ project OpenQAsS

POSTED BY     KEN CURRIE               CAPDM are hosting the 4th meeting of the EU Funded Erasmus+ project OpenQAsS (2014-1-HU01-KA242-002356) – Open Source Quality Assurance System for European Vocational Education. The meeting takes place 2nd and 3rd June in Edinburgh. Ken Currie, host of the Edinburgh event is excited about […]

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Invest in Blended Learning

POSTED BY     MARTIN SMITH We were recently approached by the corporate customer of a Business School in the south east of England, who were looking for more flexible executive education courses.  We don’t usually get approached by our customer’s customers, but we’d done some online learning consultancy for them in the past, and they […]

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Recent Developments

University of London & Association of Chartered Certified Accountants CAPDM has been commissioned by the University of London International Programmes in partnership with the the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to produce a new ground-breaking Masters programme.  Launched in January 2016 using the University of London’s own Moodle service, the programme makes many new […]

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ALFA – Adaptive Learning For All

For nearly 20 years CAPDM have been building client content in single sourced, SGML/XML.  All CAPDM clients have a digital, managed repository of their content, all of which is held in standards.  The textual content uses a very semantically-rich mark-up which offers a high degree of future proofing, but also ensures that their content is […]

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