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Connected Learning Innovation Challenge

The Connected Learning Innovation Challenge is an ongoing initiative to foster a new institutional connected learning mindset, including establishing connected IT architectures and policies while encouraging the development of innovative learning apps, platforms and tools based on IMS standards. There are many ways for you to get involved:
  • Sign up now to join the IMS Global public community to keep up to date on IMS initiaives, news and events.
  • Participate in the Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Innovation Leadership Network? Contact Us.
  • Participate in an upcoming Hack-a-Thon in conjunction with an IMS quarterly meeting. Contact us for details.
  • Participate in an upcoming App Challenge. Contact us for details.
  • Become an IMS Global member.

Institutions Can Provide Greater Choice, Flexibility & Innovation

Dr. Charles Severance discusses the future of educational apps:

Dr. Charles Severance

Clinical Associate Professor of Information
School of Information,
University of Michigan


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Rob Abel, Malcolm Brown & Jack Seuss provide a leadership perspective on Connected Learning in EDUCAUSE Review

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Third Annual App Challenge Winners Announced!

The results are in, and our evaluators have performed their due diligence in selecting the top winners in each category for the Third Annual App Challenge. A $1,000 cash award was given to each of the 1st place winners.  Find out more
  • Higher Education Institutions:
    • 1st Place - Team Up! - University of Toronto - An online quiz evaluation tool that provides a platform for students to work together to complete online quizzes.https://youtu.be/n_D9CxjofKc
    • 2nd Place - ProctorHub - University of Central Florida - An LTI integration that assists faculty members with quiz and exam authentication while helping to curb cheating.https://youtu.be/INQkMFDGdeg
    • 3rd Place - OPT - UCLA - An LTI enabled online polling tool that is mobile friendly and device agnostic that can be utilized for a wide variety of polling needs. https://goo.gl/BJt108
    Non-Institutional Developers:
    • 1st Place - Waymaker - Lumen Learning - Next-generation digital courseware that puts the person at the center of personalized learning experiences. https://goo.gl/VYTV56
    • 2nd Place - InQuizitive - W. W. Norton Publishing - A formative assessment tool for instructors who want to engage their students and use their campus LMS as their home for online course materials. https://goo.gl/VzPLeX
    • 3rd Place - Chalk & Wire Assessment Platform with ECPS Gateway - Chalk & Wire Learning Assessment Inc. - A portfolio and learning assessment platform that embeds assessment events transparently into Learning Management Systems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wYwo4_EHYg
    Best Overall LTI Implementations:
    • 1st Place - InQuizitive - W. W. Norton Publishing - A formative assessment tool for instructors who want to engage their students and use their campus LMS as their home for online course materials. https://goo.gl/VzPLeX
    • 2nd Place - Waymaker - Lumen Learning - Next-generation digital courseware that puts the person at the center of personalized learning experiences. https://goo.gl/VYTV56
    • 3rd Place - Action Icons - University of Central Florida - An LTI app that allows faculty and students to quickly and easily insert curated images from UCF's action gallery.https://youtu.be/3o-yjujHVas