Subject Re: e-learning and ID federation
From Jon Miner <jon.miner@xxxxxxxx>
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:30:52 +0000

On Nov 5, 2014, at 9:28 AM, Cantor, Scott <cantor.2@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> I can say that in the US midwestern universities, the *concepts* of course 
> sharing and transferring credit have been on-paper drivers of federated 
> identity since before it was called federated identity. But in *practice* 
> it hasn't really worked as a use case.


> The administrative processes for dealing with for-credit courses are 
> complex and they typically can't handle giving credit to somebody that's 
> not formally a student at that university.

Even within our system we haven't been able to accomplish that.  We have a "shared" LMS that directly integrates with 17 different IdPs and every course is distinct per campus.


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