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IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces 2018 Learning Impact Report Setting the Stage for 2019 Learning Impact Awards Competition

Analysis of 2018 Award Winners Identifies Key Trends in the Use of Educational Technology to Improve Learning Impact

 
LAKE MARY, Florida, 15 January 2019 — IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), the world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact released the 2018 Learning Impact Report and opened the call for nominations for the 2019 Learning Impact Awards competition.

IMS Global’s annual Learning Impact program recognizes effective uses of technology in support of digital transformation and engagement strategies. The report summarizes the 26 evidence-based technology projects that advanced to the final round of competition for the 2018 Learning Impact Awards. Each project summarized in the report is linked to the IMS Learning Impact Framework, an insightful categorization of technologies being leveraged to advance access, affordability, and quality of education.

"We are pleased to provide this free report based on the latest winners and finalists from the 2018 competition as well as 12 years cumulative learning from the Learning Impact program," said Dr. Rob Abel, chief executive officer, IMS Global Learning Consortium. "Based on the leadership interests of IMS member organizations we are honing the focus of the 2019 competition toward three key criteria: having a demonstrable impact on personalized learning, enhancing institutional processes for improved learning and outcomes, and advancing the of ability edtech products to work together in the digital ecosystem."
 
The application period for the 2019 Learning Impact Awards is open through 1 March 2019. Award winners will be announced at the annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute, 20-23 May 2019, in San Diego, California.

For more information visit www.imsglobal.org/LIA.


About IMS Global Learning Consortium
IMS Global Learning Consortium is a nonprofit organization that advances technology to affordably scale and improve educational participation and attainment. IMS Global members are leading suppliers, institutions, and government organizations that are enabling the future of education by collaborating on interoperability and adoption initiatives. IMS Global sponsors the Learning Impact Leadership Institute, a global program focused on recognizing the impact of innovative technology on educational access, affordability, and quality while developing the people and ideas to help shape the future of educational technology.

 

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