NELSONVILLE, Ohio, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed Map, Inc., seeking to accelerate the disruption of the traditional educational content supply chain through new technology and services, has joined IMS Global Learning Consortium in support of that effort. By financially supporting the non-profit organization, Ed Map joins a community committed to collaboratively inventing the future of educational and learning technology.
Ed Map's mission is to increase the value of educational content by simplifying its discovery, management and delivery. The company believes the future of course materials is mostly digital and integrated in the course, aligned with learning objectives, supports teaching and learning – and provided at an affordable cost. "Our IMS Global membership serves to formally align our respective visions," says Ed Map President and COO Kerry S. Pigman.
Ed Map's proprietary OPENVUE® platform provides institutions with an integrated, unified platform to manage the course materials lifecycle. The technology standards that keep Ed Map's OPENVUE® platform easily connected with students and school systems include APIs, LTI, and SAML 2.0 single sign-on for federated identity management. "We built to LTI standards and launched our first LMS integrations for student access to digital content back in 2013. We've always been committed to interoperability," says Ed Map Vice President of Solutions and Services, Sarah C. Riddlebarger. She adds, "The goal of our product roadmap is to provide schools who want an elegant solution an alternative approach that enables them to find, use, and manage the best educational content out there."
About Ed Map
Ed Map is a content strategy and logistics company. Through its people and technology Ed Map simplifies the discovery, adoption, management, and delivery of quality educational content that allows institutions to help lower the cost of education and improve outcomes. To address the breakdown of the traditional bookstore model, Ed Map has developed an alternative business model and suite of products that serve to enhance customer service, increase institutional revenues, and reduce student costs, making it convenient and economically attractive for institutions to support student acquisition of course materials. Expert advisory services and outstanding customer service complement its comprehensive technology platform. For more information, please visit http://www.edmap.com/.
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