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2017-2018 IMS Key Initiative Sponsorship Packages

IMS Global Learning Consortium: 2017 - 2018 Key Initiative Sponsorships


The IMS Board of Directors, with input from the IMS membership, have identified the Key Initiatives listed in the following matrix as priorities for the IMS member community to enable better learning from better learning technology. The key initiatives go above and beyond the development of IMS specifications, which are funded by the IMS membership dues. The key initiatives accelerate market adoption through ongoing community collaboration, development of institutional Playbook resources via the Innovation Leadership Networks, and hosting of special topical one-day Summits and developer boot camps. Funding for these activities is largely dependent on sponsorships from those organizations most interested in moving the initiatives forward. Additionally, sponsorships for the HED and K-12 Institutional Executive Boards helps to underwrite travel for member institutions with limited travel budgets.

IMS Key Initiatives Sponsorship Packages: Sponsorship support for IMS key initiatives includes includes benefits specific to each of the key initiatives outlined in the following table. .  

   Diamond Leader:  $10,000 per year – Sponsor any 3 initiatives for one year

   Platinum Supporter: $8,000 per year - Sponsor any 2 initiatives for one year

  Gold Sponsor: $5,000 per year  - Sponsor any 1 initiative for one year

INITIATIVE

INITIATIVE DESCRIPTION

KEY ACTIVITIES

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS

Digital Curriculum
Initiative

The IMS Digital Curriculum Initiative is focused on accelerating the transition to digital by harnessing the ubiquitous power of IMS standards to enable institutional agility and effectiveness in accessing and using digital tools, curriculum and resources to improve teaching and learning.

 

Accessibility Innovation Leadership Network (ILN)

K-12 ILN  focused on Instructional Impact

Adoption activities for Common Cartridge, Thin Common Cartridge and LTI Plus

Ongoing collaboration with  W3C, Daisy and other accessibility organizations.

Accelerating adoption of EPUB for Education using LTI, Caliper and QTI

Choice of one joint publication to promote your leadership for supporting this initiative:

  • rEvolution Supplier Article written jointly with IMS Global to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards aligned with this initiative, including highlighting “results” being achieved from adoption of the standard(s). Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

  • Development of an IMS App Note that describes how your organization has developed a work around to extend the functionality of an existing IMS standard that other organizations could replicate or become part of the standard in future versions. Distributed to 10,000+ IMS subscribers and posted to website

  • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar with IMS and other members focused on this initiative that will be  marketed to the IMS public database of 10,000+ subscribers with 2-3 of your customers/IMS institutional members on implementation of highly effective CBE or open badges program.

Opportunity to present to either the HED Accessibility ILN or K-12 Instructional Impact ILN to showcase what your organization is doing in alignment with this initiative.  

One banner ad to include in the IMS rEvolution monthly public newsletter distributed to 10,000+ subscribers.

Comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.

Signage recognizing your sponsorship at the IMS quarterly meetings.

Logo placement on Digital Curriculum initiative webpage.

Digital Assessment Initiative

The goal of the e-Assessment Initiative is to provide an easier way to administer fully accessible digital assessments, both formative and summative, that provides actionable data in a more timely manner to teachers, students and parents to inform personalization of learning.
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Executive Assessment Board (EAB) to accelerate adoption evolve QTI and APIP

e-Assessment State Advisory Board

Adoption activities for QTI, APIP, and Computer Adaptive Testing

Assessment workshops in conjunction with industry conferences (i.e. ATP, E-ATP, etc.) or IMS quarterly meetings.

Joint webinar with the e-Assessment State Advisory Board to share progress and momentum for the adoption of IMS e-Assessment standards.   

Choice of one joint publication to promote your leadership for supporting this initiative:

  • rEvolution Supplier Article written jointly with IMS Global to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards aligned with this initiative, including highlighting “results” being achieved from adoption of the standard(s). Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

  • Development of an IMS App Note that describes how your organization has developed a work around to extend the functionality of an existing IMS standard that other organizations could replicate or become part of the standard in future versions. Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

One banner ad to include in the IMS rEvolution monthly public newsletter distributed to 10,000+ subscribers.

Comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.

Signage recognizing your sponsorship at the IMS quarterly meetings.

Logo placement on e-Assessment initiative webpage.

Educational Data & Analytics Initiative

The Educational Data and Analytics Initiative is focused on providing the foundation via Caliper Analytics,  OneRoster, and LTI Advantage to exchange student data and provide insights into learner activity to inform instructional design to better understand the return on learning for their technology investments.     

Analytics Summit in conjunction with IMS November Quarterly Meeting

Adoption activities for Caliper Analytics, OneRoster, LTI Insights, and  Assignment & Gradebook Services

HED Data & Analytics Innovation Leadership Network (ILN) and Adaptive Learning ILN

Analytics and OneRoster Product Steering Committees

Guaranteed opportunity to participate on a panel during the Analytics Summit (November), recognition as Summit sponsor, opportunity to distribute literature during the Summit, and receives registration list one week in advance of Summit.

Choice of one joint publication to promote your leadership for supporting this initiative:

  • rEvolution Supplier Article written jointly with IMS Global to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards aligned with this initiative, including highlighting “results” being achieved from adoption of the standard(s). Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

  • Development of an IMS App Note that describes how your organization has developed a work around to extend the functionality of an existing IMS standard that other organizations could replicate or become part of the standard in future versions. Distributed to 10,000+ IMS subscribers and posted to website.

  • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar with IMS and other members focused on this initiative that will be  marketed to the IMS public database of 10,000+ subscribers with 2-3 of your customers

One banner ad to include in the IMS rEvolution monthly public newsletter distributed to 10,000+ subscribers.

Comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.

Signage recognizing your sponsorship at the IMS quarterly meetings.

Logo placement on Educational Data & Analytics initiative webpage.

Platforms, Apps and Tools Initiative

Platforms, Apps and Tools Initiative fosters a connected learning mindset,” including establishing connected IT architectures and policies while encouraging development of learning apps, platforms and tools based on open standards.

IMS Developer Boot Camps and Plug Fests

LTI Innovation Leadership Network

Technical Congress Meetings

App Vetting, Acceptance Testing, and Product Directory

K-12 Innovation Leadership Networks

 

Sponsorship recognition for boot camps or plug fests held in conjunction with quarterly meetings and one comp boot camp registration per quarterly meeting (usually a $200 additional fee).

Choice of one joint publication to promote your leadership:

  • rEvolution Supplier Article written jointly with IMS Global to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards aligned with this initiative, including highlighting “results” being achieved from adoption of the standard(s). Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

  • Development of an IMS App Note that describes how your organization has developed a work around to extend the functionality of an existing IMS standard that other organizations could replicate or become part of the standard in future versions. Distributed to 10,000+ IMS subscribers and posted to website.

  • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar with IMS and other members focused on this initiative that will be marketed to the IMS public database of 10,000+ subscribers

One banner ad to include in the IMS rEvolution monthly public newsletter distributed to 10,000+ subscribers.

Comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.

Signage recognizing your sponsorship at the IMS quarterly meetings.

Logo placement on Platforms, Apps & Tools initiative webpage.

Digital Credentialing, Badges & CBE Initiative

The Digital Credentialing, Badges & CBE Initiative is a vibrant collaboration to design a CBE-aware ecosystem, extend the traditional transcript to digitally reflect a comprehensive record of student achievement, and enable the integration and transferability of open badges



 

Digital Credentialing, Summit in conjunction with IMS February Quarterly Meeting Interoperability

Digital Credentials & CBE Innovation Leadership Network

Digital Credentials Executive Board

Open Badges Community

 

 

 

 

 

Guaranteed opportunity to participate on a panel during the Digital Credentials Summit (February) for end-users and recognition as Summit sponsor. Includes option to distribute literature at Summit and registration list provided one week in advance of Summit.

Choice of one of the following to promote your leadership for supporting this initiative:

  • rEvolution Supplier Article written jointly with IMS Global to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards aligned with this initiative, including highlighting “results” being achieved from adoption of the standard(s). Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

  • Development of an IMS App Note that describes how your organization has developed a work around to extend the functionality of an existing IMS standard that other organizations could replicate or become part of the standard in future versions. Distributed to 10,000+ IMS subscribers and posted to website.

  • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar with other IMS members focused on this initiative that will be  marketed to the IMS public database of 10,000+ subscribers with 2-3 of your customers/IMS institutional members on implementation of highly effective CBE or open badges program.

One banner ad to include in the IMS rEvolution monthly public newsletter distributed to 10,000+ subscribers.

Comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.

Signage recognizing your sponsorship at the IMS quarterly meetings.

Logo placement on Digital Credentialing & CBE  initiative webpage.

HED Institutional Leadership Board


 

The HED Institutional Leadership Board is focused on identifying priorities and resources to accelerate adoption of a highly integrated ed-tech ecosystem.  Each Institutional IMS Contributing Member designates one Academic or IT senior administrator to participate on the board.

HED Institutional Leadership Board meets quarterly – two by phone and two face-to-face meetings in conjunction with a quarterly meeting.

HED Board Steering Committee to prioritize focus of the ILNs

HED  ½ day  Summit (May)

HED Innovation Leadership Networks

HED Web-based Playbook

Ability to designate 1 executive to attend the face-to-face HED Institutional Leadership Board meetings (2 per year – November and May).

Ability to designate 1 executive to attend the ½ day HED pre-con Summit/Workshop held in conjunction with the annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute.

Opportunity for one executive to attend the HED Institutional Executive Board dinner during the Learning Impact Leadership Institute.

Choice of one of the following to promote your leadership for supporting this initiative:

  • rEvolution Supplier Article written jointly with IMS Global and a member district(s)to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards to help institutions evolve to a fully integrated digital ecosystem and achieving  “results”  from adoption of the standard(s). Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

  • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar with other higher education members to share effective practices for enabling better teaching and learning from better learning technology. Webinar marketed to the IMS public database of 10,000+ subscribers with 2-3 of your customers/IMS institutional members on implementation of highly effective CBE or open badges program.

One banner ad to include in the IMS rEvolution monthly public newsletter distributed to 10,000+ subscribers.

Comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.

Signage recognizing your sponsorship at the IMS quarterly meetings.

Recognition of support for the HED Playbook webpage.

K-12
Institutional Leadership Board

 

K—12 Institutional Leadership Board is comprised of IMS Contributing Member districts who are focused on identifying priorities and resources to enable continuous improvement in instruction and personalized learning. Each K-12 institutional Contributing Member can designate one board member.

K-12 Institutional Leadership  Board meets quarterly – two by phone and two face-to-face meetings in conjunctions with a quarterly meeting. Sponsorship helps to fund board member travel to the face-to-face meetings.

K-12 ½ Day Summit (May)

K-12 Centers of Excellence Web-based Playbook

Ability to designate 1 executive to attend the face-to-face K-12 Institutional Executive Board meetings (2 per year – November and May).

Ability to designate 1 executive to attend the ½ day K-12 pre-con Summit/Workshop held in conjunction with the annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute.

Opportunity for one executive to attend the K-12 Institutional Executive Board dinner during the Learning Impact Leadership Institute.

Choice of one of the following to promote your leadership for supporting this initiative:

  • rEvolution Supplier Article written jointly with IMS Global and a member district(s)to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards to help districts evolve to a fully integrated digital ecosystem and demonstrating “results” being achieved from adoption of the standard(s). Distributed to public list of 10,000+ subscribers and posted to website

  • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar with other sponsors and IMS member districts marketed to the IMS public database of 10,000+ subscribers with 2-3 of your customers/IMS institutional members on implementation of highly effective CBE or open badges program.

One banner ad to include in the IMS rEvolution monthly public newsletter distributed to 10,000+ subscribers.

Comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.

Signage recognizing your sponsorship at the IMS quarterly meetings.

Logo placement on the K-12 Communities of Practice and Playbook pages.