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08/16/12 09:01 PM
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LAMS Conference in Sydney, December 7th: Call for presentations now open

My apologies for the delay in LAMS Newsletters - we've had a busy time on projects - but I'm now delighted to officially announce the 7th International LAMS and Learning Design conference that will be held at Macquarie University in Sydney on December 7th, with training workshops on the 6th. For all conference details, see

The call for presentations is now open - you can submit an abstract for a presentation, a paper for a presentation and publication, and other options. Proposals are due September 14th. For details see

As a special "thank you" for this year to all those who are actively conducting research on LAMS - we will offer one free registration for each proposal that is accepted for a presentation that is based on active LAMS projects.

LAMS Training in Singapore, October 2nd and 3rd

Leanne Cameron and I will be in Singapore to provide LAMS training workshops on October 2nd and 3rd. More details soon - but please mark this date in your diary now if you would be interested to attend.

Enhanced Blackboard integration for LAMS

We're pleased to announce the new LAMS Building Block (v 1.2) has a new important feature: gradebook integration. This means that when you finished a LAMS lesson, the Blackboard Grade Center now shows that you have completed this activity. For all the details including details see:

Any questions - please post them to the LAMS Technical Forum. Many thanks to Ernie and Andrey for great work on this!

Special Edition of TEwT Journal on LAMS

My thanks to Chris Alexander and colleagues at the TEwT Journal for putting together yet another great collection of LAMS and Learning Design articles drawing on past LAMS conferences and related work. There are 11 articles in Volume 2, 2012 - see

LAMS 2.4 upgraders planned for early September

The LAMS technical team has been very busy lately with client projects, but they are now working on finalising the V2.4 upgraders - these should be available by early September.

Posted by James Dalziel

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