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5 Tips to Prepare Your Storyline Course for Your LMS

eLearning Brothers

As the kids go back to school, our thoughts are turned to learning. In the training world, that means in many cases that we are preparing our courses for publishing to a Learning Management System (LMS). Make sure you know what standards, parameters and settings your LMS requires before you proceed with publishing any course. and 2004. August.

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Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can


“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?


LMS Nightmares

eLearning 24-7

In this scary version, the LMS vendor is holding off implementing the Tin Can API until they see how it plays out.  This is the same fear mind you, of two years ago, when you asked vendors if they were going to focus on mobile learning with tablets.  As they do not want to take the time to implement it into their system and tweak it as necessary. For other versions, like SCORM 2004 3rd edition, I know quite a few vendors who didn’t see value in it/had challenges with adding it – time consuming as one vendor told me. Why can’t it be part of the LMS?

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SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?


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?

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. | | 312-846-6656 4The Argument for Change Formal performance management systems have been. management as practiced by most organizations. Managers hate it. managers and their.

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!


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.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

need a LMS. Q: I’m looking for a LMS that has classroom mgt, can have abc learners see only one course or a set of courses, while another group sees a different set of courses and I need to batch upload my learners. A: Virtually every LMS vendor out there in the marketplace provides these features. The ones who may not are those who identify themselves as “Training mgt systems and alike” – because they are really focused on the course authoring tool and are not a LMS in the true sense of the word. Task management. Learning 24/7.

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?

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.

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.


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


ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter


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.

The #1 WordPress LMS Myth BUSTED


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.


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.

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.

Integrating Raptivity SCORM Output with Moodle LMS


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 [.].


Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with 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’.

SyberWorks Media Center Presents New Article – “SCORM and the Learning Management System (LMS)”

The Boggs e-Learning Chronicle

Here is the press release on the article:  SyberWorks Media Center Presents a New Article: “SCORM and the Learning Management System (LMS)”. The article, SCORM and the Learning Management System (LMS) , can be found in the SyberWorks Media Center.    I have also posted it below: SCORM and the Learning Management System (LMS). In the context of this article, the client-side content would be the course launched by a student and the runtime environment would be a Learning Management System.

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?

AICC, SCORM , xAPI, CC/LTI, CMI-5…What Does It All Mean?

eLearning Chef

Per the AICC Wikipedia article, “ AICC specifications are usually designed to be general purpose (not necessarily Aviation Specific) so that learning technology vendors can spread their costs across multiple markets and thus provide products (needed by the Aviation Industry) at a lower cost. Championed by the Advanced Distributed Learning ( ADL ) group, AICC formed a close relationship to work through this next evolution. Per the SCORM Wikipedia entry, “ SCORM is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based e-learning. and 2004. SCORM. Stay tuned….


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.

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. 

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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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


The writings of Lee Kraus

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media October 12, 2004 tags: Training2004 Session 4 Workflow Learning Roadmap 2:00pm This session started with Jay introducing Brad Cooper, who sat at my table in the morning. Brad discussed the current state of the LMS industry and how it might address the changes that are represented as the workflow learning initiated. Key themes included the LMS does not focus on performance. Brad then presented a discussion on HRIS/ERP systems, Performance Management Systems, and Learning Management Systems.

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Everything E-Learning

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.

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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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


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.

What you don’t need to know about SCORM

Integrated Learnings

Wimba Create is an add-on for Microsoft Word and can convert content to a SCORM package that can be used in a learning management system (LMS). While academic institutions have been slow to adopt self-paced learning (without a real live instructor), corporate institutions have seen the benefits of it for adult learners who have very specific job skills they need to learn. SCORM is a standard to help promote interoperability of content between learning management systems. Running SCORM on an LMS. API LMS SCORM


Students and Information Technology 2012 #edtech #eLearning #educause

Dont Waste Your Time

Blended-learning environments are the norm; students say that these environments best support how they learn. Learn from their exemplary strategies for IT support and security with student devices as well as planning, funding, deploying, and managing instructional technologies, services, and support. Laptop ownership is up 83% form 2004. ECAR Recommends. grades).

Day 3. Getting SCORM content into your LMS


And you’ve also learned how to export the course as a SCORM package. The files allow your course to communicate with a SCORM compliant LMS that understands the same SCORM protocols. As those with experience of SCORM and the Rustici Golf course will know, the “shared” folder contains all the SCORM API magic that allows the course to communicate with an LMS when it’s launched.


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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The writings of Lee Kraus

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media February 27, 2004 tags: blogging I just learned that someone actually read my blog. Technology Integration I read Sam Atkins post on "Web Services and the Trojan Horse Effect" yesterday and found the article to be quite interesting. I am thinking about the EAI and how that effects our LMS. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. Somehow that is motivating to me. (HI ANNALIZA!) I will once again to try make an entry. Not sure yet.

Getting that E-learning Course to Work When SCORM isn’t the Problem


SCORM is an e-learning standard. It is the reason you can get your e-learning course from one vendor and still launch and track it from the to be integrated with one another – to “talk” to each other. Students are successfully launching, consuming and completing courses and all of that activity is correctly recorded in the LMS. others are SCORM 2004 or AICC. The post Getting that E-learning Course to Work When SCORM isn’t the Problem appeared first on Gyrus. That makes SCORM very important. It’s great when everything is working right.

What is cmi5?

Growth Engineering

Unless you’ve been living under a very large and very heavy rock, chances are that you’ve heard all about xAPI and how it’s going to revolutionise the learning world. It allows you to record learning whenever and wherever it happens, meaning that you can track all of that wonderful informal learning happening on a daily basis. Online Learning Glossary cmi5Enter cmi5!


Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Especially, people seeking a LMS. already have spoke ad naseum about the pros and cons of any free open source platform, so my criteria on what I feel are the best 10 free open source systems are presented below. Hence, the word “free” All the systems below are 100% free open source systems. Since basically anyone can offer a free open source system, if they have the technical skills to create such a platform, I went about and developed requirements to be part of the process. . To be considered in these rankings each system must. Criteria.