Public Drafts of EDUPUB Specifications Available
May 29, 2014
The IDPF today announced the elevation of four specifications to public draft status: EPUB 3 EDUPUB Profile, Open Annotation in EPUB, EPUB Distributable Objects, and EPUB Widget Packaging and Integration . These specifications were developed by the EPUB 3 Working Group. Member and broader community review on these initial drafts are solicited through June 30, 2014. IDPF members may submit comments via the EPUB Working Group mailing list. Members and non-members are also welcome to submit comments via email to the IDPF CTO and EPUB Working Group co-chair Markus Gylling.
The EDUPUB initiative is a global alliance of standards organizations and stakeholders developing a comprehensive model for exchanging and distributing learning content based on EPUB 3, the overall Open Web Platform, and other emerging and adopted standards. IMS Global Learning, a key partner in the EDUPUB alliance, recently published a related draft document Using IMS Caliper Analytics, Question and Test Interoperability and Learning Tools Interoperability with EPUB 3: EDUPUB Best Practices, available for download at http://www.imsglobal.org/edupub/EPUB3QTILTICaliper_BestPracticesvd7.pdf . The next meeting of the EDUPUB alliance is EDUPUB Europe 2014 on June 19, 2014 in Oslo, Norway; register at http://edupubeurope.eventbrite.com/.