New version of the SGAME platform

We are pleased to announce that we have released a new version of the SGAME platform publicly available at http://sgame.dit.upm.es.

SGAME allows educators to easily create educational games by integrating SCORM packaged resources into web games. This new release provides new games, learning objects, and a new editor to create educational games that has many new features such as custom mapping, sequencing options and advanced game settings.

Do you want to learn how to create an educational game with SGAME? Just see this short tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6POOf–Ozw.

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EDiphy: A new authoring tool available on the ViSH platform

A new authoring tool called EDiphy has been made available on the ViSH platform. EDiphy is an online e-Learning authoring tool that allows users to create educational resources in the form of web documents as well as interactive slideshows. The tool is open source and the code is available at https://github.com/ging/ediphy.

A video that explains how to use EDiphy is shown below.

More information about the tool is available at http://ging.github.io/ediphy/#/manual.

 

ViSH 1.5 released

A new version of ViSH has been released.

Next, a summary of the main changes with respect to the previous version is listed:

  • Several bugs fixed
  • New recaptcha support
  • UPM style and terms of use
  • Minor enhancements

ViSH is now an institutional service of UPM (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid)

A transfer process to offer ViSH as an institutional service of UPM (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) has finished. The platform will continue to be offered to the entire educational community for free. We hope that this transference will ensure the long-term sustainability of the ViSH platform.

A new interface and new terms of use have been released. Furthermore, the ViSH servers have been moved to the supercomputing center of  CeSViMa (Centro de Supercomputación y Visualización de Madrid). This will allow to provide a better service to all ViSH users.

 

ViSH 1.4 released

A new version of ViSH has been finally released.

Next, a summary of the main changes with respect ViSH 1.1 is listed:

  • Several bugs fixed
  • Enhancements in links and embeds
  • More customization settings (e.g. catalogue and metrics)
  • New ViSH Editor version (0.9.4)
  • SCORM 1.2 support
  • IMS CP support
  • Enhancements for the ViSH Recommender System
  • Workshop contributions enhancements
  • Moodle courses support
  • Central Authentication Service (CAS) support
  • HTTPs full support
  • License support
  • Web Applications API

Future developments will be included in the milestones section: https://github.com/ging/vish/milestones.