IMS Japan Award

Implementation overview

【name】

​The 7th IMS Japan Award

[Recruitment started]

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

[Recruitment deadline]

Friday, July 29, 2022

 

[Organizer]

IMS Society of Japan

 

[First selection]

Early August 2022 (planned)

 

[Final selection]

Early September 2022 (planned)

 

【publication】

Awards will be given at the “Online Learning Forum 2022” to be held at the Tokyo venue in November 2022. (schedule)

 

[Contact]

IMS Society of Japan

IMS Japan Award Window:award@imsjapan.org

​Purpose and purpose

The IMS Japan Awards, which began in June 2016 to commemorate the founding of the IMS Japan Society, will be held for the 7th time this year.

The IMS Japan Award follows the internationally acclaimed Learning Impact Award (LIA) of the 1EdTech Consortium (former IMS Global Learning Consortium) and recognizes outstanding challenges that have made significant contributions to the use of technology in education. increase.

Achievement of Digital Transformation (DX) in education and learning, such as the realization of an educational digital ecosystem by effectively utilizing the interoperability of technical standards, or contribution to domestic dissemination of IMS technical standards works and practices.

Not only vendors that have provided products and services (including prototypes in the development stage), but also educational and training institutions that have introduced them and implemented innovative practices are eligible. However, it would be ideal if the vendor and the implementing organization work closely together to submit a joint application and present the results of how the vendor-provided technology has brought about a change in the implementing organization.

Application target

In addition to applications from companies, local governments, organizations, and schools, individual applications are also possible. Application is free.

Application theme

There is no limit to the number of submissions and the theme of submission is free. Contents, services, solutions, and introduction examples that foreshadow the development of educational ICT will be evaluated based on the common judging criteria.

Application method

"Japan e-Learning Award” Please enter from the official website (https://www.elearningawards.jp/Application/). At the same time, please submit a work that shows the appeal point or materials that show the content of the entry (URL, file, video, etc.) on the website.

 

In addition, please carefully read "1EdTech Consortium (former IMS Global Learning Consortium) and Learning Impact Award (LIA)" described in the application URL, fill in the necessary information on the "IMS Japan Award Application Form" and submit it. please.

​Purpose and purpose

judging committee

[Japan domestic committee members]

Tsuneo Yamada
(Director/Chairman of the Steering Committee, IMS Society of Japan, Professor at the Open University of Japan)

Yuji Tokiwa
(Japan IMS Society Technical Committee Chair, Hosei University Media Research Center)

[Overseas members]

​ Rob Abel
(1EdTech Consortium CEO)

​Purpose and purpose

The IMS Japan Awards, which began in June 2016 to commemorate the founding of the IMS Japan Society, will be held for the 7th time this year.

The IMS Japan Award follows the internationally acclaimed Learning Impact Award (LIA) of the 1EdTech Consortium (former IMS Global Learning Consortium) and recognizes outstanding challenges that have made significant contributions to the use of technology in education. increase.

Achievement of Digital Transformation (DX) in education and learning, such as the realization of an educational digital ecosystem by effectively utilizing the interoperability of technical standards, or contribution to domestic dissemination of IMS technical standards works and practices.

Not only vendors that have provided products and services (including prototypes in the development stage), but also educational and training institutions that have introduced them and implemented innovative practices are eligible. However, it would be ideal if the vendor and the implementing organization work closely together to submit a joint application and present the results of how the vendor-provided technology has brought about a change in the implementing organization.

​Purpose and purpose

The IMS Japan Awards, which began in June 2016 to commemorate the founding of the IMS Japan Society, will be held for the 7th time this year.

The IMS Japan Award follows the internationally acclaimed Learning Impact Award (LIA) of the 1EdTech Consortium (former IMS Global Learning Consortium) and recognizes outstanding challenges that have made significant contributions to the use of technology in education. increase.

Achievement of Digital Transformation (DX) in education and learning, such as the realization of an educational digital ecosystem by effectively utilizing the interoperability of technical standards, or contribution to domestic dissemination of IMS technical standards works and practices.

Not only vendors that have provided products and services (including prototypes in the development stage), but also educational and training institutions that have introduced them and implemented innovative practices are eligible. However, it would be ideal if the vendor and the implementing organization work closely together to submit a joint application and present the results of how the vendor-provided technology has brought about a change in the implementing organization.

Application form for members

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​Purpose and purpose

Purpose

Created in 2007, the award recognizes the most powerful and influential uses of technology in supporting learning from around the world.

Qualification requirements

It may be a provider that provides products or services (including professionals and types in the development stage), or an educational / training institution that is the end user, but clearly indicates the name of the product or service and the institution where it is installed. .

examination process

The final judging will be conducted by an expert panel (panel) selected by the 1EdTech Consortium (formerly IMS Global Learning Consortium).
After the application deadline, the first screening will be conducted and the first successful applicants (Finalist) will be decided. In the final examination, in addition to the materials at the time of application,

  1. Promotional or presentation video no longer than 4 minutes

  2. A one-page document summarizing the results

  3. Presentation and question-and-answer session at the Spring Conference next spring

is done in In addition, at the Spring Tournament, participants will vote on their popularity, which will be reflected in the judging process.

Award type

There are 4 levels of Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. 1EdTech Consortium (formerly IMS Global Learning Consortium) will issue a press release on LIA and introduce and distribute the Annual IMS Learning Impact Research Report. The videos used in the judging will be posted on the IMS website.

Application category

When applying,

  1. Product/service maturity (research stage, new product stage, establishment stage)

  2. Scale (international level, national level, university system, or prefectural/state level, institutional level)

  3. Select a project category. Select three project categories from the following:

​Purpose and purpose

Since the IMS Japan Award has the character of LIA's regional qualifiers, the selection criteria are determined in accordance with the LIA's selection method.
However, from the perspective of promoting a wider understanding of the activities of the 1EdTech Consortium (former IMS Global Learning Consortium) in Japan, we accept submissions in Japanese.
International judges will also participate from the second round of the IMS Japan Award (selected by the top few points), and the judging will be conducted in English.
(If the application documents are in Japanese, we will translate them into English in consultation with the applicant.)

1EdTech Consortium (Formerly IMS Global Learning Consortium) and Learning Impact Award (LIA)

For more information about this organization and the LIA sponsored by this organization, please visit the website below (in English).
LIA Official Homepage (English)

 

A partial summary is below.

Adaptive Learning & Online Homework

Providing students with self-paced learning, feedback, and adaptation while providing the teacher with information on individualized student progress.

Advancing Teaching & Learning Innovation

Collaborative Digital Learning

Providing students and faculty with applications and opportunities to participate in and improve achievement via effective collaborative learning activities that complement traditional forms of delivery.

Digital Resource, eText and Learning App Innovation

Innovative learning resources, tools, and applications aimed at improving access, affordability, and quality of education. Includes data gathering to measure student engagement, progress towards desired outcomes, program effectiveness, and usage of digital resources.

Gaming, Simulation, and Immersive Learning

Applications that give students and teachers opportunities to participate in effective experiential learning that is better than traditional alternatives.

Scaling Pedagogical Knowledge and Practice

Providing efficient and effective support to teachers and faculty in significantly improving facilitation and delivery of learning experiences.

Advancing Learning Environment Infrastructure

Blended learning optimization

Evolving traditional educational delivery models, featuring a seamless technology environment for teachers and students to support effective combinations of online, classroom and in-context learning.

Digital Learning Networks

Achieving scalable deployment of educational resources, tools, and services toward specific and measurable access, affordability, and quality objectives.

Educational Accessibility and Personalization

Technology-based solutions that ensure accessibility and personalization for all students, especially those with physical and learning disabilities.

Educational Applications, Content, and Media Infrastructure

Technology infrastructure for enabling efficiencies in content development, searching, delivery, and mobile devices.

Evolution to Transformative Digital Learning Experiences/Environments

Technology infrastructure for enabling efficiencies in content development, searching, delivery, and mobile devices.

Integrated Digital Curriculum and Formative Assessment to Enable Student-Centered Learning

Architectures, software platforms, and infrastructures that enable creation and selection from a wide range of curated digital content and tool alternatives by institutional users (faculty and students) with the help of digital assessment.

Advancing Educational Insight, Attainment & Planning

Assessment Enhancement With Digital Technology

Applications and tools to assess student performance and outcomes.

Competency-Based Innovation

Competency-based learning and assessment programs that provide real-world evidence of knowledge and skills mastery.

Digital Credentials

Leveraging solutions using digital microcredentials and learner records that can follow a learner from K-12 to career, recognizing experiences and achievements inside and outside of a formal education setting.

Education-to-Work Partnerships

Effective examples of cross-sector collaboration to bridge the gap between education and employment or better opportunities

Educational Pathways, Portfolios, and Learning Maps

Applications to help students navigate their educational experience to improve success and outcomes based workforce needs.

Learning Analytics

Collection, viewing and analysis of learning-related data to (a) understand student behaviors and progress, (b) understand a digital product and pedagogy use and effectiveness, and (c) improve teaching and/or learning.

Student Success and Outcomes-Based Learning Support Services

Applications and processes to enable teaching, learning, and placement tied to explicit outcomes and achievements.