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7 Nov 2017 - 1:10am to 10 Nov 2017 - 1:10am
IMS Member Meetings
Seattle/Redmond, Washington (Microsoft HQ)

IMS Quarterly Meeting & Learning Analytics Summit: Achieving Progress Using Caliper Analytics and other IMS Standards

7-10 November 2017

Microsoft HQ - Redmond, Washington

The November quarterly meeting will provide IMS members the opportunity to draw on the experience and knowledge of other members; provide input about key market applications that need to be addressed by IMS standards; and help shape future IMS initiatives and leadership.

LOCATION:

Microsoft
15010 Northeast 36th Street, Building 92
Redmond, WA 98052

The IMS Quarterly Meeting will take place 7-10 November (For IMS Members Only). The Summit will take place on Wednesday, 8 November and is open to the public with registration. Registration for the IMS Quarterly Meeting (includes the Summit) is $400. Registration for the Summit only is $200. Late registration (after 23 October) is an additional $100 for the Quarterly Meeting, and an additional $50 for the Summit. Onsite registrations are $600 for the Quarterly Meeting and $300 for the Summit. (Note that online registration will end 2 November) 

NOTE:  Upon arrival for the day of the event, each guest will need to check-in at the reception desk with a photo I.D. to receive their visitor badge.  All non-Microsoft conference attendees will require an escort & visitor badge to go pass secure badge-entry doors. 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Onsite registrations are $600 for the Quarterly Meeting and $300 for the Summit.


Agenda

Tuesday, 7 November

8:00 am

Registration (Foyer) & continental breakfast (jolt)

9:00-12:00 pm

K-12 Institutional Leadership Board (Closed for K-12 Board Members Only)

Marvel

Digital Credentials Executive Board

Origami

LTI Services Workgroup/ Security Services Discussion

Memphis

 

 

12:00 pm

Lunch  (Jolt)

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

K-12 Institutional Executive Board (Closed for K-12 Board Members Only)

 

(Closed Meeting)

LTI Services Workgroup

 

 

Wednesday, 8 November

Learning Analytics Summit: Achieving Progress Using Caliper Analytics and other IMS Standards

Summit - Magellan Room

                                                                                                                    Breakfast - Memphis Room pecial thank you to the spons   ors of the 2017 Analytics Summit

Blackboard Logo - Summit sponsor Instructure logo for sponsorship recognition Intellify Learning Microsoft sponsor logo VitalSource sponso logo

 

 

 

Time

Learning Analytics Summit Program Agenda

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome and Opening Comments

  • Rob Abel, CEO, IMS Global Learning Consortium

  • Barbara Holzapfel, General Manager for Education Marketing, Microsoft

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Opening Keynote

  • Vince Kellen, Chief Information Officer, University of California San Diego

9:45 am - 10:30 am

Caliper Analytics in Action by Leading Platform Providers

Caliper is gaining momentum in the marketplace as demonstrated by leading LMS providers and other edtech suppliers certifying their adoption of Caliper. Learn how these organizations are using Caliper to help institutions gain better insights into what impacts student performance.

  • 9:45 am - 10:00 am - Wade Weichel, Director, Product Management, Blackboard

  • 10:00 am - 10:15 am - Melissa Loble, Vice President, Professional Services and Partnerships, Instructure

  • 10:15 am - 10:30 am - Tim Beekman, President, SAFARI Montage

10:30 am - 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am - Noon

Continuation of Caliper Analytics in Action by EdTech Suppliers

  • 10:45 am - 11:00 am - Caliper as a Cornerstone for Intellify Learning's Analytics Implementations, Prashant Nayak, CTO and Founder, Intellify Learning 

  • 11:00  am - 11:15 am - Engagement Analytics for Early Intervention, Daniel Green, Director, Product Analytics, VitalSource

  • 11:15  am - 11:30 am - Instructional Resource Analytics, Adam Blum, ACT

  • 11:30 am - 11:45 am - Contextualizing Student Feedback in Controlled Vocabulary for Analytics, Yeona Jang, Executive VP, Strategic Initiatives, eXplorance

  • 11:45 am - 12:00 pm - Open Analytics Architecture Using Caliper, Linda Feng, Software Architect, Unicon

Noon - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Analytics in Action by EdTech Suppliers

  • 1:00 - 1:15 pm - Insight Efficacy Measured through Usage & Outcomes, Erica Eatmon, Sr. Director, Technical Product Management – Analytics & Reporting, McGraw-Hill Education

  • 1:15 - 1:30 pm - Analysis of Caliper Events with Context Data from Unizin Data Platform, Kara Boldt, Associate Product Manager, Unizin

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Improving Results with Actionable Insights

Panel discussion highlighting successful projects being implemented by institutions to improve outcomes leveraging educational data and analytics. What questions do they have, what answers are they seeking, and what is needed from the IMS ecosystem to support success?

Moderator: Stephanie Teasley, Research Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan and President of SoLAR

  • Constance Johnson, Chief Academic Officer/Provost, Colorado Technical University

  • Dave Johnson, Director of Research & Analytics, CSUOnline, Colorado State University

  • Tony Hunter, Chief Information Officer, Broward County Schools

  • Peter Soderquist, Senior Product Manager, Instructional Technology and Analytics, University of Phoenix

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Analytics in Action by Institutions to Improve Performance

Leading institutions will showcase how they are using Caliper and other IMS standards to provide better insights into what impacts student performance.

  • 2:15 pm -2:30 pm -  Learning Analytics on Mobile, Gavin Brown, Full Stack Developer, Purdue University

  • 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm - Adam Recktenwald, Chief Technology Innovation Officer/Exec. Director of Enterprise Applications, University of Kentucky

  • 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm - Using Caliper to Expand Research on LMS/e-textbook Learning Analytics, John Fritz, Associate Vice President, Information Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm - Georgia’s Total Learning Architecture using Analytics and CASE, Keith Osburn, Associate Superintendent for Georgia Virtual Learning, Georgia Department of Education

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Demonstration of LTI Insights

Through the combination of LTI and Caliper Analytics, LTI Insights captures and presents basic and detailed visualizations of usage data in a dashboard-like interface to help institutions better understand the return on their educational technology investments, identify faculty development and tool workshops to improve usage and help inform strategic decisions around licensing and procurement.

  • Jeff Bohrer, IMS Global  

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Industry Perspectives: Opportunities and Challenges of Leveraging Data and Analytics to Improve Outcomes
  • Mark Leuba, IMS Global Learning Consortium (Moderator)

    • Dianne Henderson, Vice President of Psychometrics, Research, and Learning Sciences, Rennaisance Learning

    • Maria Langworthy, Principal Product Manager, Customer Insights, Microsoft

    • Melissa Loble, Vice President, Platforms and Partnerships

    • Lin Zhou, Program Director - Cognitive Learning Solutions at IBM Watson Education

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

How Do We Increase Collaboration, Certification, and Momentum for Leveraging Caliper?

  • Rob Abel, CEO, IMS Global (Moderator)

    • Jenn Stringer, Associate CIO, Academic Engagement, UC Berkeley

    • Jack Suess, Vice President of IT and CIO, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

    • Sean DeMonner, Information Systems Executive, Information and Technology Services, University of Michigan

 

 

Thursday, 9 November

 

8:00 am

Registration & continental breakfast (Outside Origami)

9:00-12:00 pm

HED Institutional Executive Board (Closed for HED Institutional Executive Board Members Only)

Marvel

EPUB for Education

Jolt

QTI Workgroup

Origami

Hackathon

Memphis

12:00 pm

Lunch  (outside Origami)

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

HED Institutional Executive Board (Closed for HED Institutional Executive Board Members Only)

EPUB for Education

QTI Workgroup

Hackathon

 

 

Friday, 10 November

8:00 am

Registration & continental breakfast -

9:00-12:00 pm

Caliper Workgroup

Marvel

OneRoster Workgroup

Memphis

Extended Transcript

Jolt

Open Badges Workgroup

Origami

12:00 pm

Lunch 

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Caliper Workgroup

OneRoster Workgroup

 

LTI Resource Search

 

 

 

 

HOTELS IN AREA:

 Note, parking is limited, so it would be best if you stayed at a hotel with a Shuttle to Microsoft Campus.

ROOM BLOCK:

IMS has a room block at Aloft Redmond for $149 per night is full. This hotel is within walking distance to Microsoft Campus and they have a shuttle.   The Element (same hotel different room configuration) is still available : https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/IMSGLOB

Other hotels in the area.

Marriott

Hyatt House

AIRPORT:

 
 

Detailed Meeting Agendas 

Tuesday, 7 November

K-12 Institutional Leadership Board 

 

9:00 am - 9:15 am
Introductions/Welcome
9:15 am - 9:30 am  Rob Abel: State of IMS Global Today 
9:30 am - 10:00 am Current Board Goals; Progress on K-12 Program; ILN reports; LILI
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15am - 11:30am Collaborative Discussion among Members 
11:30 am - 12:00pm Microsoft: Interoperability in Districts
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm  Activity: Advanced Insights & Achievements
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Badging in K-12 / District Spotlight: Next-Gen Credentials
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30pm - 4:15 pm  K-12 Badging Project and Round Table Discussion
4:15 pm- 4:30pm Pulse Check: Setting priorities for the upcoming year
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Tieing It All Together: Wrap Ups, Take Aways and Reminders 

LTI Services Task Force

9:00 am - 9:30 am Introductions, Review Agenda
9:30 am - 10:30 am Overarching IMS Security/Authentication Framework
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - Noon Continue IMS Security discussion
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Review LTI Spec Status, Issues, and Implementations
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Agree on Next Steps and Future Work

 

Thursday, 9 November

HED Institutional Leadership Board Meeting

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Welcome and opening comments

  • Welcome new members
  • Lightning Round Introductions
9:45 am - 10:00 am

IMS Global Update: Progress Since Learning Impact Leadership Institute 2017
and What is Ahead 

10:00 am - 10:30 am

More Robust Integrations to Evolve EdTech Systems

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am - Noon

Stratagies and Logistics for Supplier and Institutional Collaborations to
Advance Institutional EdTech ecosystems

Noon - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Common Ground for Learning analytics: Base metric profile requirements to
accelerate adoption and use of Caliper Analytics 

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What are the Needs for a “OneRoster” for HED? 

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

App Vetting: Update, Progress and Roadmap 

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Wrap-up, take-aways, and review of HED Leadership Board goals by
Learning Impact Leadership Institute 2018

 

 

QTI Workgroup

9:00 am - 9:30 am Introductions, Review Agenda, EBA Status Update
9:30 am - 10:30 am Review QTI v3 Candidate Final Draft
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - Noon Review Outstanding Work and Assignments
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Caliper Metric Profile
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Conformance Certification
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Accessibility Best Practices

 

 

 

EPUB for Education

9:00 am - 9:15 am Introductions, Review Agenda
9:15 am - 10:30 am Review of VST API proposal
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 am - Noon Continued Review of VST API proposal
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Infrastructure setup: new specification outline
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Infrastructure setup: GitHub repo setup & configuration, spec shell creation
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Discussion: conformance definitions & test suite design

 

Hackathon: Building the IMS Ecosystem

Come with your own project or see what others are doing! This one-day intensive hackathon is for anyone interested in sharpening your skills and knowledge working with IMS standards. There will be a special focus on hacking OneRoster Client APIs (ORCA) with technical staff from IMS and Microsoft. 

9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome and introductions, agenda overview, logistics
9:15 am - 9:30 am Project/idea pitches (3 minutes per pitch)
9:30 am - 10:15 am Optional jumpstart workshops (e.g. ORCA, LTI 1.3, Caliper, etc)
10:15 am - Noon Hackathon begins
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch and more hacking
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Hackathon continues (with a few check-ins)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Showcase: participant demos on what you have accomplished

 

Friday, 10 November


OneRoster Workgroup

9:00 am - 9:30 am Introductions, Review Agenda, Status Updates
9:30 am - 10:30 am Review of OneRoster Base Documents
10:30 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 12:00 noon Continue Review of OneRoster Base Documents
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Review 1.2 Release Docs (Best Practices, Overview, Use Case)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 1.2 Conformance review
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 1.2 Conformance (cont)

 


Caliper Workgroup

9:00 am - 9:30 am Introductions, Review Agenda, Status Updates
9:30 am - 10:30 am Review of Caliper v1.1 Docs/ Cert Suites
10:30 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 12:00 noon Continue Review of Docs/ Cert Suites
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Metric Profiles - New Submissions
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Caliper v1.2
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Caliper v1.2

 

LTI Resource Search Task Force Meeting 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Review Candidate Final Documentation

- Review and agree to the attributes/endpoints

- Review the Information Model for the Use Cases

- Discuss format of specification documentation

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Discuss Implementation Efforts and
Development Schedules for Providers and Consumers
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Review Best Practices and Implementation Guide

 - How to incorporate the Use Cases into the BPIG?

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Discuss the Path to Candidate Final Version of the Specification

 - Discuss Path to Final Release

Discuss Next Meeting - Meet on 11/21 or 11/28?