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November 2020 QM Agenda (Day 1)

IMS Quarterly Member Meeting

Monday, 16 November 2020

 

 

Agenda

All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time

9:00–9:30 AM

Technical Track

Reference Implementation: LTI Advantage and LTI Proctoring Services

  • Mark McKell, Product Manager, IMS Global
  • Bracken Mosbacker, Technical Standards Architect, IMS Global
  • James Rissler, Software Standards Architect, IMS Global

IMS technical staff demonstrate tools available to assist with the certification process.

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9:30–10:00 AM

Supplier Track

Aligning Curriculum to Employer’s Competencies and Skills with CASE

  • Joshua Heyman, Senior Curriculum Systems Manager, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Kate Parker, Vice President, Higher Education Content Services, LearningMate

The IMS CASE standard is the foundation for LearningMate’s technical services to support teaching and learning. In this session, we’ll see a demo of how LearningMate’s platform supports SNHU with its academic model.

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10:00–10:30 AM

Supplier Track

AACRAO: Developing a Registrar’s CLR Implementation Guide

  • Jeff Bohrer, Technical Program Manager, IMS Global
  • Tom Green, Ph.D., Associate Executive Director, AACRAO
  • Mark McConahay, Associate Vice Provost and Registrar, Indiana University

Building off its recommendation for institutions to implement the CLR standard, AACRAO members are also developing a CLR Implementation Guide intended to equip higher education, particularly Registrars, with information on how to prepare and transform institutional data to align with the CLR standard. In this session, get the latest update on this project and bring your questions for the project leaders.

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Technical Track

Office Hours: LTI Advantage and LTI Proctoring Services

  • Dereck Haskins, Senior Software Engineer, IMS Global
  • Miles Lyon, Software Engineer, IMS Global
  • Bracken Mosbacker, Technical Standards Architect, IMS Global

IMS technical staff are available to help you get your product certification across the finish line. Join the open office hours or schedule an appointment in advance.

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10:30–11:00 AM

Supplier Track

Test Drive: See the Newest Features of QTI 3.0 in Action

  • Paul Grudnitski, Vice President Architecture, Pearson School Assessments
  • Padraig O'hiceadha, Senior Architect, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Julien S├ębire, Standards Engineer, Open Assessment Technologies S.A.

The latest version of Question and Test Interoperability (QTI) is now available as a Public Candidate Final specification and comes with a host of new features and functionality that will expand the impact of QTI in the market and advance the reach of assessment interoperability. Join us for a working demonstration of the new features as they are exchanged between different assessment suppliers.

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11:00 AM-Noon

Supplier Track

Digital Curriculum: Introduction to LTI Resource Search and Common Cartridge’s K-12 Profile

  • Paul DeVe, Senior Software Architect, Savvas Learning (and LTI Resource Search Project Group Co-Chair)
  • Kathryn Green, Technical Program Manager, IMS Global
  • Vikash Jaiswal, Senior Director, Emerging Technologies, ACT (and LTI Resource Search Project Group Co-Chair)
  • Bracken Mosbacker, Technical Standards Architect, IMS Global

LTI Resource Search, one of IMS Global’s newest specifications, complements one of our legacy standards, Common Cartridge. Join this session to learn about LTI Resource Search and the latest version of Common Cartridge, which features a K-12 profile.

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Noon–1:15 PM

Opening Session

Welcome & Keynote

  • Rob Abel, Ed.D., Chief Executive Officer, IMS Global Learning Consortium

Transforming Education Before, During, and After the Pandemic

Sometimes, crisis creates opportunity. Is this the push we need to guarantee we're digital-ready to deliver equitable education—anytime and anywhere? In this opening session, Rob Abel updates the IMS member community on its outstanding work to help institutions across K-20 establish a secure, seamless, and scalable foundation for digital learning that serves all stakeholders.

Q&A with the IMS Executive Team

Presentation of the IMS Leadership Awards

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2:00–2:30 PM

Supplier Track

OneRoster 1.2: Improving the Industry Leading Rostering Standard

  • Scott Hanlin, Director of Business Operations, Pearson Education
  • Matt Richards, Staff Engineer, Infinite Campus
  • Britta Tremblay, Product Manager, Schoology

In this session, we will talk about the improvements that OneRoster 1.2 and the Assessment Results Profile bring to the current ecosystem. There will be a focus on discussing how OneRoster 1.2 helps bring improvements to key pain points identified by suppliers and institutions alike.

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Higher Education Track

Microcredentials for Upskilling All Learners

  • Luke Dowden, Ed.D., Chief Online Learning Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor, Alamo Colleges District
  • Lesley Voigt, Director, Digital Credentials Institute, Madison College

Can new microcredential programs meet local workforce needs while also providing career paths for people seeking new skills? In this session, learn about the successes and challenges these new programs have experienced.

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2:30–3:00 PM

Supplier Track

LTI 1.1 to LTI 1.3: Understanding the Migration Requirements for Institutions, Tools, and Platforms

  • Andy Fisher, Manager LMS Development Team, Pennsylvania State University
  • Martin Lenord, Integrations Software Engineer, Turnitin
  • Eric Preston, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Blackboard
  • Claude Vervoort, Application Architect, LMS integration, Cengage

In this session, we will cover the migration steps that institutions, tools, and platforms follow when upgrading a tool from to LTI 1.3 and LTI Advantage. Learn from some of the key developers and contributors of the LTI specification to get on the migration path to LTI Advantage.

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Technical Track

Reference Implementation: Comprehensive Learner Record and Open Badges

  • Andy Miller, Technical Standards Architect, IMS Global

IMS technical staff demonstrate tools available to assist with the certification process.

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3:00–3:30 PM

Supplier Track

Learner Agency in Action—Open Badges 2.1 Badge Connect Demonstration

  • Sara Arjona, Developer, Moodle HQ
  • Nate Otto, Director, Badgr Platform, Concentric Sky
  • Justin Pitcher, Development Manager, Anthology (formerly Campus Labs)

See how badge recipients can take control of their credentials through the latest features enabled by the Open Badges standard. Early adopters of Open Badges 2.1 will demonstrate these new capabilities in action.

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Higher Education Track

Shifting the Conversation from Challenges to Solutions: Transform Learner Success with CLR

  • Suzanne Carbonaro, Director of Academic Partnerships, AEFIS

We are having so many conversations on challenges today but, what we need to do is pivot the dialogue toward solutions using Comprehensive Learner Record. Transform this pandemic into an opportunity to improve ourselves, our communities of learners, and our future through authentic lifelong learning and together we can discover how Comprehensive Learner Record can accelerate student success and learner self-efficacy.

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AEFIS logo

AEFIS is a Platinum Sponsor of the Learning Impact 2020 Virtual Series

3:00–5:00 PM

K-12 District Track

K-12 Board Meeting (Closed Meeting)

This is a closed meeting for district and state Contributing Members on the K-12 Institutional Leadership Board, which is sponsored by:

 

3:30–4:00 PM

 

Technical Track

Office Hours: Comprehensive Learner Record and Open Badges (ends at 5:30 PM)

  • Jeff Bohrer, Technical Program Manager, IMS Global
  • Dereck Haskins, Senior Software Engineer, IMS Global
  • Andy Miller, Technical Standards Architect, IMS Global

IMS technical staff are available to help you get your product certification across the finish line. Join the open office hours or schedule an appointment in advance.

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4:00–4:30 PM

Supplier Track

The Future of Academic Standards and Competencies—Learning from the Field with CASE

  • Joshua Marks, Senior Solutions Architect/Advisor, PCG (and CASE Project Group Co-Chair)

This session will explore the feedback received from institutions, suppliers, and users from the two years the CASE standard has been available, and how that input is sharing the next version—CASE 1.1.

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4:00–5:00 PM

Higher Education Track

HED Happy Hour: Managing Burnout (Your Staff and Your Own)

Everybody’s been burning the candle at both ends for six months or more. Let’s get together to toast your hard work, share coping strategies, and talk about the road ahead.

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