For an overview of current state-of-the-art and issues in the learning technology domain see the presentations and program from the recent alt-i-lab meeting.
Alt-i-lab 2004 is the 2nd annual meeting of creators, vendors, users, and buyers of learning technology. The purpose of the meeting was advancing learning technology interoperability. The participants are informed business and technical decision makers and technology leaders from the vendor and consumer communities. This is a working meeting in which informed participants assessed the status of the field through presentations, demonstrations, and discussion sessions to make plans for solving challenging interoperability problems. [IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. - Alt-i-lab 2004]