IMS Affiliates are valuable for the purpose of enabling broad participation in the activities of IMS GLC by end-user organizations and for the sharing of best practices in learning technology innovation.
1) If you are a product or service company implementing or using IMS specifications you are strongly encouraged to join the Affiliate to indicate your support for open specifications development. In return, IMS provides tools to make implementation of the specifications much more productive and effective and will update you directly on any changes or improvements.
2) Affilation is also for organizations that are end-users of learning technology such as educational institutions, school districts, and the training or human resources units of corporations.
Affiliate Organizations to IMS GLC receive:
The IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation. The fees cover the costs of providing Affiliate services. Participation fees may be required to cover the cost of other activities.
Annual Subscription Fees
|Organization Type and Fees|
Corporations with over $50M US annual revenue: $12,500 US annual
You may join online and pay with a credit card or request an invoice at: http://www.imsglobal.org/joinasaaffilate.cfm