IMS GLC Public Resources & Forums

 

There are a variety of resources for the public. From public forums to strategic leadership resources such as articles, presentations and webinars. Some of these resources require that you sign up for a free public community login.

We ask you to register in order to keep you informed about IMS GLC activities and learn who is accessing the resources and how the resources are being used. Your information is not shared outside the IMS GLC organization. You can view our privacy policy.

 

Public Community Forums

- Join in the discussion and give us feedback about our projects.
  • IMS Public Forums Talk about IMS Specifications: Question & Test Interoperability, Basic Learning Tools Interoperability, Simple Sequencing, Service Oriented Architecture, Learning Information Services, Common Cartridge and Learning Design. You can find codebits and post comments on any IMS Specification.
  • Learning Object Discovery and Exchange The LODE forum is a place to discuss the discovery and retrieval of learning content stored in repositories.

 

Strategic Leadership Resources

If you are a Chief Technology Officer, a Chief Information Officer, Chief Academic Officer, Provost, Rector, Vice Chancellor, Vice President of Academic Technology, or other leader charged with investing in or making successful new technology to improve teaching, learning, and attainment, you have come to the right place.

Listed in strategic leadership resources are feature articles, presentations, webinars, and links focusing on leadership in the use of technology to impact learning. This includes IMS articles and leadership interviews in our Series on Learning Impact. In addition to posting articles we will be providing links to articles on other sites we think are compelling reading and recent presentations given by IMS and others. (Some resources require that you join the IMS GLC Public Forums and Community to gain access and some resources are reserved for IMS Members, Affiliates and Alliance participants.

We also have special Application and Policy Briefs that 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 priorties and requirements needed to improve education for the benefit all learners.

 

Webinar Series

IMS participates at many education events around the world and offers many free webinars for participants in the IMS Community. IMS also hosts the annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute and quarterly Summits on a variety of topics that are open to K-20 institutional leaders and education technology suppliers.  Learn more about upcoming IMS events.

 

LearnSAT -  Learning and Educational Technology Trends and Satisfaction Survey

LearnSAT is the education industry’s ONLY ongoing research into trends and satisfaction of products and services that contribute to the educational experience. IMS Contributing Members have the ability to influence the categories, products and questions in the survey. IMS Contributing and Affiliate Members serve as survey panel participants and have in-process access to the full set of survey results in progress, including:
  1. Product ratings for 22 categories
  2. LMS ratings and trends
  3. Content authoring ratings and trends
  4. Classroom and collaboration technology ratings and trends
  5. Assessment product ratings and trends
  6. Digital content ratings and trends
  7. Product and service priorities for the next 12 months

 

Conformance Directory

Find IMS conformant products and the current status of products in the conformance directory.

 

Specification Downloads

You can download and receive a license for the latest IMS GLC specifications

 

Profile Registry

Locate, Search and Add Profiles to the IMS GLC Profile Registry. A profile is an adaptation, constraint, and/or augmentation of a schema to suit the needs of a particular community. Different communities may submit profiles of IMS Specifications which have been tailored to their specific needs.

 

Email Notifications

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