Communities of Practice at Work: Collaborating across Institutions

Wednesday, February 15 | 8:30AM–9:15AM | Houston Ballroom I, II, III
Session Type: Featured Session
Delivery Format: Featured Session
This session takes communities of practice from concept to reality. Using the model established by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, this interactive forum will demonstrate how institutions are developing resources and artifacts that help accelerate the transition to the next generation digital learning environment. Participants will experience how IMS Global Community of Practice members work collaboratively to articulate current challenges and develop resources and use cases. Resources developed to date will be shared. And recommendations gathered from in-session research will be used to identify additional resources/artifacts to help academic leaders, IT directors, and practitioners understand the importance, impact, and best practices around interoperability standards.

Outcomes: Understand more about IMS Global and the Communities of Practice initiative *Benefit from the work of the communities and the resources currently available to the edtech community *Help shape the IMS Higher Education Playbook


  • Sam Birk

    Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Lois Brooks

    CIO and Vice Provost for Information Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tom Cavanagh

    Vice Provost for Digital Learning, University of Central Florida
  • Matthew Gunkel

    Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO, University of California, Riverside