IMS Learning Impact Articles, Case Studies and Other Resources


Listed below are feature articles, presentations, webinars, and links focusing on leadership in the use of technology to impact learning. Some resources require that you join the IMS GLC Public Forums and Community to gain access and some resources are reserved for IMS Affiliate Members or higher.


The resources are organized into five broad categories:

We also have IMS Global Application and Policy Briefs which provide real-world guidance to users on how to solve problems faced within the K-20 educational enterprise. From product procurement advice to briefs explaining major issues faced by school districts and institutions, look for the Application and Policy Briefs to address the important priorities and requirements needed to improve education for the benefit of all learners.


IMS In the News
August 2014 Nominations Now Being Accepted for the 2015 Learning Impact Awards
June 2014 LEGO Design: An Ed Tech Savior?
May 2014 IMS Global Announces the Winners of the 2014 Learning Impact Awards Program
May 2014 IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Breakthrough in Establishing an Open Architecture and Open Ecosystem to Enable Greater Innovation in Education and Learning
April 2014 Knovation Announces IMS Global Certification of Digital Learning Solutions
April 2014 Pacific Metrics' Unity Platform Earns IMS Global Learning Consortium Assessment Conformance Certification
April 2014 IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces the e-Assessment Conformance Certification Challenge 2014 Award Winners
April 2014 IMS Global Announces Winners of the 2014 Connected Learning App Challenge
April 2014 IMS Global Announces Record Adoption of IMS Standards and Growth of IMS Member Community
April 2014 3 Questions With Dr. Rob Abel on Educational Technology
April 2014 IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces State of Minnesota Adoption of Open Interoperability Standards for Item and Test Development and Delivery
March 2014 IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Participation in EDUPUB Europe 2014
March 2014 IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Organizations and Products that Have Achieved Assessment Conformance Certification
March 2014 Ingram Content Group’s Vital Source Technologies Acquires CourseSmart
February 2014 IMS Global Learning Consortium Releases Learning Tools Interoperability™ v2
February 2014 Ingram's Vital Source Earns LTI 2.0 Conformance Certification
February 2014 "LTI is the highway" --The Ed-Tech Ecosystem: Reviewing the Needs and the Barriers
January 2014 IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Agenda and Sponsors for EDUPUB2 Workshop February 12-13 Salt Lake City USA

January 2014

LTI™ Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS, find out how Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform in the Campus Technology article

January 2014

IMS Releases Course Planning and Scheduling v1.0 Candidate Final Specification

December 2013

McGraw-Hill Education Expands Efforts to Ensure a Fully Interoperable Future for the Education Technology Industry

December 2013

"Learning Tools Interoperability” as the Next Big Thing- Read details from the NEASC Conference in Inside Higher Ed

December 2013

The Credentialing Economy: Transformed by and for Its Beneficiaries in EDUCAUSE Review Online

December 2013

Read about IMS LTI™ in Campus Technology and how it can be used in integrating library assets in Higher Ed

November 2013

IMS Global Announces EDUPUB2 Workshop February 12-13 Salt Lake City USA

November 2013

IMS Global Announces Successful Caliper Analytics Framework Demonstrations and February Testfest

November 2013

IMS Global Announces Patent Pledge from Measured Progress for Implementation of the Accessible Portable Item Protocol Standard

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Learning Impact Articles

April 2014 Today’s Apps Changing Teaching & Learning
April 2014 What Will Define Tomorrow’s Next Generation Education Technology?, an Interview with Deborah Quazzo
April 2014

Tackling the Last Frontier.  Helping Educators Make Effective Use of Technology.  An Learning Impact interview with Lord Jim Knight of Weymouth

April 2014

Making Education Smarter – An Interview with Mary Keeling, Manager of Economic Analysis, for IBM’s Smarter Cities Program

March 2014 Read the Interview with Julie Evans, The Challenge of Educating Today’s Digital Natives
March 2014 Read the Interview with Ben Nelson, Rethinking the University: A Student-Centered Design
January 2014 An Integrated Learning Platform Improved with IMS Global Learning Standards: Desire2Learn (D2L) is a leading supporter for the broad adoption of interoperability standards to enable an open, integrated learning platform for teaching and learning

September 2013

Read the interview with Steve Klinger, With IMS Global’s Learning Tools Interoperability Standard,Providing Students Content at Western Governors University is Easier and More Efficient

June 2013

Read the interview with Yong Zhao regarding New Paradigms for Teaching and Learning

May 2013

Read the new Series on Learning Impact: Effective Instructional Innovation: How IT Gets There from Here! -- an Interview with Kenneth Green

May 2013

Read The Need for New Paradigms in Education, an Interview with Dr. Yong Zhao

April 2013

Turning Data into Personalized Learning Experiences, an Interview with George Siemens

April 2013

Revolutionizing Education Through Innovative Technology, An interview with Travis Allen, CEO of iSchool Initiative

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IMS Reports and Whitepapers

October 2013

IMS Global Announces 2013 Learning Impact Report

August 2013

7 Things You Should Know about LTI

May 2013

Read the latest Application and Policy Brief: Open-Standards Requirements for Assessment Content and Systems

April 2013

2012 IMS Annual Report

June 2011

Learning Management System (LMS) RFP Template Available - Enterprise Learning Systems and Applications Procurement (ELSAP) Adoption Practice Public Draft

February 2010

The Learning Impact 2010 Report:High Value Projects that Leading Institutions, Schools, and Governments are Implementing to Improve Access and Affordability to High Quality Educational Experiences

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IMS Webinars and Videos

December 2013

Watch the webinar, Building the Connected Learning Platform-One Brick at a Time with speakers Rob Abel and Jack Seuss.

September 2013

Watch Charles Severance talk about the benefit of Learning Tools Interoperability

February 2013

Check out the video of LTI v2.0 in action using a simple Tool Consumer and Tool Provider developed by John Tibbetts of VitalSource.

 

Learning Impact Blog Postings

May 2014 Can the Education Sector Lead Learning Tech Impact (and Tech Stds)?
April 2014 The Real Lessons from InBloom
April 2014 Hap’s Got Apps! FAQ regarding the IMS Connected Learning Innovation Community and Challenge
April 2014 Why Does IMS Global Learning Consortium Publish an Annual Report?
April 2014 LRMI – the Shine is Off the Apple – Way Off in Our Estimation
April 2014 Does IMS Have a Strategy?

October 2013

How is the IMS Learning Impact Report different than the Horizon Report?

October 2013

IMS: Enabling innovative new products

October 2013

IMS: from 10-100x Revolution to Connected Learning Innovation Challenge!

October 2013

What you need to know about e-assessment

September 2013

Q&A with Rob Abel on New IMS Analytics framework

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