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Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can

eFront

“SCORM 2004 is dying (if not already dead!).” For the careful observer there are many signs to support this view, and here are a few of them: Sign #1: 75% of packages are still on SCORM 1.2, 10 years after the initial release of SCORM 2004 [1] [2]. Sign #2: There is no certification process for tools and packages for the latest SCORM 2004 4 th edition. Low adoption. frameset?

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SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

Paradiso

SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004 – which makes more sense for you? and SCORM 2004 still enjoy better support as a way of ensuring standardized communication between online courses and their corresponding Learning Management System. The biggest advantage of SCORM 1.2 is that uploading content to the LMS is as easy as uploading a ZIP file. What is an LMS?

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SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

Paradiso

SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004 – which makes more sense for you? and SCORM 2004 still enjoy better support as a way of ensuring standardized communication between online courses and their corresponding Learning Management System. The biggest advantage of SCORM 1.2 is that uploading content to the LMS is as easy as uploading a ZIP file. What is an LMS?

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Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS

Docebo

Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for Competitive, Market-Leading LMS Performance and Effectiveness. SCORM is an acronym that stands for sharable content object reference model , and it’s the de facto standard to package your learning content that can easily be read by an LMS. eLearning Glossary Learning Technology Trends ELEL SCORM 1.2 SCORM 2004

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The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. management systems (organized as. performance development systems. 4The Argument for Change Formal performance management systems have been. management as practiced by most organizations. Managers hate it. management process, managers and. managers and their.

Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

eLearning 24-7

The argument that you have to spend over 50K to find a sweet LMS is totally bogus.  What is true is that there are plenty of awesome systems for less than 25K and even sweet systems with very nice feature sets for under 10K. I’m not talking about freebies such as Moodle or Sakai, but actually commercial systems. These are folks who are going to use your system. In my experience, small businesses (500 or less users) are the ideal audience for a low cost system. Are there low cost systems for the education market? AJ LMS - UI is average.

This LMS Has No Traps!

Upside Learning

Customer Complaints, how to avoid the traps makes for an interesting read; especially so because it looks at the LMS sales process purely from a customer’s perspective. The issues highlighted are quite pertinent and yes, I think, there is a high probability that an organization looking for an LMS (new or changing) would have encountered one or more of these traps. Simple: honesty!

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Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to buy a LMS or an authoring tool and are you wondering what the best option is for tracking the results of your learners? SCORM is a standard in e-Learning that makes it possible to track and trace the results of your learners in a Learning Management system (LMS). You upload the SCORM compliant course in your LMS and invite your learners.

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Everything you need to know about SCORM

Lambda Solutions

In our webinar last week we recognized that the majority of attendees came to learn more about SCORM compliance. eLearning Learning Management System SCORM SCORM 2004 SCORM compliance SCORM compliant courses SCORM compliant elearning courses

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What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

The LMS market is strong. But for all that is positive, there are negatives, and these negatives can hinder long term growth for commercial systems. They are necessary for the evolution of any system and mandatory to garner more market share. While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. Because systems understand the importance of adding features and capabilities to keep their system fresh and updated. Any systems come to mind, that fit this build? Learning 24/7. The Negatives. Why Does it Occur?

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Laura authored ‘Linking Learning to Business’ in January 2004 – one of the first industry benchmark studies at the time. THE INTERVIEW: 1. Help me’.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

The best system for the education market is Moodle. Moodle can be a worthwhile system but it requires heavy customization, dedicated IT person who has Moodle skill sets (ideal), in-house support (because when end users can’t figure it out – they will come calling YOU) and costs that many folks fail to realize. In a nutshell, Moodle is not an out of the box system.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”  went with my takes from an analyst standpoint and my expertise standpoint – as in what I believe are the necessities to have a successful LMS for you (the buyer and your learners). ” So I went specific.  I went in detail.  I explained the “standards” I see are requirements for any system to be called an LMS (and various subsets). The Alternative Vendors of Learning. The Standards of an LMS. Yippee!

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Integrating Raptivity SCORM Output with Moodle LMS

Raptivity

Instructional designers, course creators and eLearning enthusiasts would be curious to know the tricks of integrating SCORM output of Raptivity with Moodle LMS. rapid learning raptivity Videos AICC assessment easy integration of Raptivity interactions eLearning LMS Moodle performance tracking SCORM Scorm 1.2 SCORM 2004 self learning model trackingTeam Raptivity has got everything sorted out for you. Here is a video clip which will demonstrate [.].

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Product Review: BlueVolt

eLearning 24-7

At one time BlueVolt was just a spark, a system among many other systems in the market. BlueVolt is an electrically charged LMS, that harnesses key elements to make it formidable extended enterprise competitor to Absorb. Multi-Tenet capabilities – it is after all ideal for an extended enterprise system. Social Learning – No. Learning 24/7.

The #1 WordPress LMS Myth BUSTED

LearnDash

So you think WordPress can’t be a viable learning management system? Well, you may (or may not) be happy to know that since launching the LearnDash WordPress LMS, we have successfully debunked the most common criticism we have come across since starting this project last year. In fact, using WordPress as an LMS isn’t the right choice for every situation.

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Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

But as you can probably figure out, I do not stop just there.  I hit the net, and search.  I dive into the e-learning industry, specifically the LMS world and see what others do not see.  . And why are people going and using it for their learning? ? Some system that is rarely known but offers such a pop and a “holy moly” that others need to check it out. Learning Environment – Extremely important.  The standards of any system have to be there.  If you wonder what those are, feel free to search out a previous post, I list them there.

Adobe Captivate: Troubleshooting LMS Woes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

All she needed to do to wrap up the project was get the finished lesson posted to her LMS and ensure it reported correctly. And The lesson simply would not work once posted to the LMS. While I had never used her LMS, I have successfully posted and tested several Captivate lessons to myriad systems. One thing I have learned while working with all of those LMSs. And her LMS was a challenge. Stymied, I appealed to the Adobe Captivate forum in search of anyone who had successfully dealt with her specific LMS. by Lori Smith. The good news?

Online Learning – What you need to know

Growth Engineering

What is Online Learning? Online Learning, eLearning, Distance Education; call it what you will, training employees online has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar industry. Despite its success, many business leaders and decision makers are still unclear about what online learning actually is, and misconceptions  about price and effectiveness are still rife.

Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor

eLearning 24-7

If you are like the thousands of other people exploring the purchase of a learning management system, the key to success is asking the right questions. . 2004 3rd edition? Because if you are using a content authoring tool that is SCORM 2004, then you must find a system that is at least 2004.  If you purchased an AICC only, then you have to find a system that is AICC compliant. PENS was created by AICC as an alternative to SCORM 2004, 3rd edition. . Does your system generate certificates?  Do you have templates built into the system

The Perfect Learning Management System (LMS)

eLearning Weekly

I often find myself daydreaming when dealing with LMS problems. I say to myself, "If I built an LMS, it would…… " Ah, if only it were that easy. This line of thinking leads me to these questions: How would you design your perfect LMS? How would it differ from current LMS products on the market? I’ll start this off, but I really would love to hear your thoughts. Who knows, maybe (if we’re lucky) some LMS vendors are listening! should be able to teach my grandma how to use the LMS in 5 minutes or less. Crazy, I know.

Game Based Learning – Competition

eLearning 24-7

I don’t know about you, but I want to see who really does an awesome job at creating game based courses for learning.  In just the past few weeks, I’ve heard from many folks on my social media channels talking about how game based learning is poor, at least from what they have seen. I can’t completely disagree with them, although I have seen some really cool stuff. No thank you.  If I am buying a game based learning course, I want it in my system, no yours. So I am going to challenge the game based learning course shops.  Learning 24/7.

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E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.  In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans. While it would be so much simpler if everyone used the same terminology – consumer world equal to e-learning world, that would be to easy and as anyone who has even put their toes into the online learning world, easy is a word that is rarely afforded. The E-Learning World. In the e-learning world, gaming elements are directly tied to games. 

Knowledge Guru Adds Video, Adaptive Learning, Faster Speeds in Winter Release

Knowledge Guru

We collected customer needs and feedback to add new features that make Knowledge Guru a more powerful learning tool… all while improving load times and speed. Adaptive Learning. The Knowledge Guru database can now create a personalized learning experience for players based on their learning needs. Mini-games SCORM 2004 support. Video. You asked, we listened.

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eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Trivantis

Just like humans need a common language to communicate with each other, eLearning courses and learning management systems (LMS) need a common language so that courses can send information back to the LMS from students taking those courses. This required the LMS to wrap the course in a frame and use a JavaScript API to communicate between the course and the LMS.

Flash Is Dead! Long Live Flash for E-Learning!

ATD Learning Technologies

Indeed, I’ve been using Flash for my web e-learning projects since 2009. Since then, I’ve programmed and built using Flash 3,4, 5, MX, MX 2004, 8, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2014 and now CC 2015. For e-learning developers like me, however, Flash enables us to create complex interactivity beyond the scope of traditional authoring tools. We hate Flash!

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Reusable Learning Object Methodology – A way to design blended learning

Matrix

It was in 2004 when I was introduced to the Reusable Learning Object methodology. Our training manager was awesome — he was business savvy, empowered us to do what we needed to do, BUT he didn’t have a learning development background. One day, he confidently instructed us that we now must design our training using the Reusable Learning Object approach.

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/08/2010 ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter eFront is an LMS commited to international standards. and IMS Common Catridge and with version 3.6 we offer support for the latest iteration of SCORM 2004, its 4th edition.

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What is SCORM?

Origin Learning

SCORM refers to Sharable Content Object Reference Model, a technical standard for writing e-learning content. It gives guidelines to programmers on how to write codes for e-learning products so that it can play well with other software. Basically, SCORM determines how online content and Learning Management Systems (LMS) “talk” to each other. Like our post

iSpring Authoring Tool and JoomlaLMS. 10% Discount Coupon is inside

JoomlaLMS

Here at JoomlaLMS we are constantly asked to recommend an authoring tool that first, works well with JoomlaLMS Learning Management System, and second, doesn’t break the client’s budget. If the first criterion is easily met (JoomlaLMS is AICC, SCORM 1.2 Blog articles

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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront [1] but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". The answer is simple. Powered by Blogger.

How Taking Baby Steps Can Lead to Giant Success in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

The Blended e-Learning Workshop: Your first step to elearning success 1. Taking baby steps to achieve giant success in elearning The most difficult part of starting a project is making that crucial "first step.” Especially in elearning where the market is flooded with too many choices for authoring tools, software, and learning management systems, it is so easy for any project lead to get lost in the maze. You must identify your learning objectives and develop your content first before you choose your elearning tools. Topics this issue: 1.

5 Insights into Workplace Social Learning Technologies

Lambda Solutions

The evolution of social technologies from Yahoo in 1995 to Facebook in 2004 has greatly impacted the way we communicate and hence the way we learn in our professional lives. social learning in corporations education technology social learning LMS social learning applications corporate training Talent Management workplace social learning social learning at work

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How To Googlelize e-Learning Programs And Increase Its Repeat Value

Vignettes Learning

Googlelize e-Learning Programs for Repeat Value 2. Illustration: "e-Learning Search Function” 3. Googlelize e-Learning Programs for Repeat Value We love Google for the way it helps us search tons of information to retrieve just the bytes we need, and for the way it helps us do this in a flash. Wouldn't it be neat if we add a "Search Function" in our e-learning programs? Such a feature can definitely assist participants in searching for relevant and meaningful topics during the initial learning process or when they visit the program at later times.

SCORM 101 and a Lectora How-To

Trivantis

Lectora) into a learning management system or LMS (e.g. SCORM 2004. The third version was introduced January 2004 but later updated. The most recent edition is SCORM 2004 (4 th edition), which was introduced in March 2009. Content publishing to an LMS must be web deliverable and launched in a web browser (new window or frameset). CourseMill).

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E-Learning Ecosystems: The Future of Learning Technology

Big Dog, Little Dog

Extending the definition to the e-learning environment, we can define an e-learning ecosystem as the learning community, together with the enterprise, united by a learning management system (LMS). If e-learning is truly to provide greater access to education and support educational programs that reflect broader strategic business goals, many believe that the e-learning industry must take the time now to learn key lessons from its early adopters