OSC's goal for the Blueprint for Advanced Learning Environment (BALE) is to evaluate, implement, and support new and emerging information technologies. The term "blueprint" reflects the dissemination of best practice technologies to statewide users. Just like blueprints, these technologies are open to modification.
BALE is a showcase for dynamic and flexible environments to present best practice information technologies and yet remain flexible for accommodating rapid changes in emerging technologies.
BALE is designed to: