EdMatrix

Directory of Learning Standards

OrganizationIMS Global
URLhttps://www.imsglobal.org/
Region

IMS Global Learning Consortium: A nonprofit member organization that strives to enable the adoption and impact of innovative learning technology. IMS standards focus on educational content, assessments, accessibility, and student data.

Standards

StandardDescriptionTypesData LayersEd
Levels
CASE

Competencies & Academic Standards Exchange: A standard format for representing competency frameworks such as state standards, learning objectives, etc.

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Competency Data 1. Data Dict
2. Data Model
3. Serialization
4. Protocol
All
Caliper

IMS Caliper Analytics: A protocol for transmitting and collecting learning events for later analysis.

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Student Data 4. Protocol All
IMS CC

IMS Common Cartridge: A content packaging standard for course materials.

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Content Packaging 2. Data Model
3. Serialization
All
IMS CP

IMS Content Packaging: A format for packaging content and associated metadata for exchange between educational systems.

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Content Packaging 2. Data Model
3. Serialization
All
LTI

IMS Learning Tools Interoperability: A protocol that enables a learning management system to incorporate custom learning tools or experiences offered by another system.

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Content Integration 4. Protocol All
OBI

Open Badge Infrastructure: A format for communicating skills and achievements.

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Student Data 3. Serialization
4. Protocol
Primary
Secondary
HigherEd
Workforce
OneRoster

OneRoster: A protocol and format for secure exchange of class roster information between applications.

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Student Data 3. Serialization
4. Protocol
Primary
Secondary
QTI

IMS Question and Test Interoperability: A content packaging format for questions (assessment items) and tests. QTI 3.0 incorporates the accessibility features formerly defined in IMS APIP.

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Content Packaging 1. Data Dict
2. Data Model
3. Serialization
All