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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.

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Workplace Trends from 2004…Still Trending

Integrated Learnings

One dusty cover that caught my eye was the January 2004 issue of Training + Development Magazine from ASTD, with this headline: 8 Trends You Need to Know NOW. Here’s a peek at the eight trends from 2004. --1-- Drastic times, drastic measures. This section suggests developing skills related to intercultural communication and technologies that support remote workforces for the sake of creating training for globally dispersed workforces. It seems like the workplace trends and advice for practioners from ASTD’s 2004 article still apply. By Shelley A. Gable. So overall.

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. lacks many of the features of the more modern specifications, like SCORM 2004. The post SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

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. lacks many of the features of the more modern specifications, like SCORM 2004. The post SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?

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

when a company launched in 2004 can reach. and providing the resources and support. Give them the support they need Organized as a series of journeys, ManagementPlus. Each journey supports diagnosis, learning, application, reflection, and collaboration between. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. happening now.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura authored ‘Linking Learning to Business’ in January 2004 – one of the first industry benchmark studies at the time. So, our core focus is to support the learning industry with trusted, independent evidence about what works and what doesn’t, and identify practical ways in which learning innovation can improve performance. 2. ABOUT LAURA OVERTON (MD, Towards Maturity). Help me’.

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. Through time we offered support for SCORM 1.2 Currently, eFront is one out of three systems worldwide that have achieved this level of conformance!

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Dialogue is an important aspect of learning and the MOOCs support conversation. Wrote Inge de Waard in her #lsmag article, Seamless Learning: Forget MOOCs, Mobile Learning, and Ubiquitous Access : “ Creating support for optimized individual learning (such as creating personal learning environments) is as important as collaborative learning and peer-to-peer learning in this networked world.

November (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 3rd December, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Harvard's Graduate School for Education used VU in the spring 2004 semester)." b) Forex Trader URL: [link] & [link] "With Forex Trader on your Windows? Bowen, who dined with Charles Vest and discussed Mellon Foundation support for the initiative. Sloan Foundation URL: [link] "Entering the Mainstream: The Quality and Extent of Online Education in the United States, 2003 and 2004 represents the second annual study of the state of online education in U.S. newsletter.

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

when a company launched in 2004 can reach. and providing the resources and support. Give them the support they need Organized as a series of journeys, ManagementPlus. Each journey supports diagnosis, learning, applica- tion, reflection, and collaboration between partici- pants and their managers The ManagementPlus portal organizes the learning. happening now. it happen.

November (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 3rd December, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Harvard's Graduate School for Education used VU in the spring 2004 semester)." b) Forex Trader URL: [link] & [link] "With Forex Trader on your Windows? Bowen, who dined with Charles Vest and discussed Mellon Foundation support for the initiative. Sloan Foundation URL: [link] "Entering the Mainstream: The Quality and Extent of Online Education in the United States, 2003 and 2004 represents the second annual study of the state of online education in U.S. newsletter.

October (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 2nd November, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Sabean URL: [link] Centers for teaching, learning, and technology are becoming an important aspect of the emerging strategies for supporting faculty in their IT efforts as well as for the institutional efforts to understand the educational value of IT. It shows you how to apply these ideas to developing PowerPoint presentations that effectively support instruction. Welcome to the October issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing newsletter. experience). Regenstein and Ruth M. Hicks, D.,

October (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

(Originally posted in ELC on the 2nd November, 2004) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Sabean URL: [link] Centers for teaching, learning, and technology are becoming an important aspect of the emerging strategies for supporting faculty in their IT efforts as well as for the institutional efforts to understand the educational value of IT. It shows you how to apply these ideas to developing PowerPoint presentations that effectively support instruction. Welcome to the October issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing newsletter. experience). Regenstein and Ruth M. Hicks, D.,

December (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

In this Issue: UNITAR Breeze Showcase Samples Ericsson Mobile Application Awards 2004 Winners Guidelines for Establishing Interactivity in Online Courses Phoenix University Simulation showcase samples Virtual Trader (UK's free Stockmarket simulation game) Instant Messaging ? (Originally posted in ELC on the 7th January, 2005) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Welcome to the December issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter. We hope you find the resources we have selected useful, and if there is something you'd like to see in an upcoming issue, please let us know. nightmare!

December (2004) Issue: ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter

ZaidLearn

In this Issue: UNITAR Breeze Showcase Samples Ericsson Mobile Application Awards 2004 Winners Guidelines for Establishing Interactivity in Online Courses Phoenix University Simulation showcase samples Virtual Trader (UK's free Stockmarket simulation game) Instant Messaging ? (Originally posted in ELC on the 7th January, 2005) Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt & Greetings to ALL! Welcome to the December issue of ELC Knowledge Sharing Newsletter. We hope you find the resources we have selected useful, and if there is something you'd like to see in an upcoming issue, please let us know. nightmare!

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

JoomlaLMS

and 2004 compliant and works fine with any authoring tool supporting those formats), the second one slightly puzzles us as the authoring tools’ prices, in the case of wide functionality, can be over $2000. If the first criterion is easily met (JoomlaLMS is AICC, SCORM 1.2 Blog articles

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International Conference of eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society (2004)

ZaidLearn

Luckily, Kim Chew Lim and Jonathan Darby provided supporting workshop CDs, which I will share and study carefully. International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society Thailand's EXPO 2004 and e-learning conference opened with fireworks and entertainment, which included an official Inauguration speech by Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Achievement: 17 online courses and 18 in production, 24/7 support service, activity-based learning object model, and worldwide marketing network. million in 2004. Chiang Mai University, Thailand. LearNET).

International Conference of eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society (2004)

ZaidLearn

Luckily, Kim Chew Lim and Jonathan Darby provided supporting workshop CDs, which I will share and study carefully. International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society Thailand's EXPO 2004 and e-learning conference opened with fireworks and entertainment, which included an official Inauguration speech by Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Achievement: 17 online courses and 18 in production, 24/7 support service, activity-based learning object model, and worldwide marketing network. million in 2004. Chiang Mai University, Thailand. LearNET).

Course Authoring Tools: Tips on SCORM Settings

OpenSesame

As an open marketplace for buying and selling elearning courses, OpenSesame supports a variety of different elearning course formats: SCORM (both 2004 and 1.2), AICC and video files. Right Creating eLearning Courses Selling eLearning Courses SCORM eLearning Solutions

e-Learning: In Search of a Better Definition

Big Dog, Little Dog

The utilities and capabilities for supporting informal learning, mentoring, communities of practice and other "non-training" interventions. Learning directly supports the top agenda of CEOs, business groups and customer responsiveness." It includes the delivery of content via Internet, intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, and CD-ROM.

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

Knowledge Guru

SCORM 2004 support. Administrators can export their games as SCORM 1.2 or 2004 packages… or host the game in the cloud for expanded gameplay features and deep tracking. Experience API support is also still available across all plans. The Knowledge Guru platform has undergone a massive evolution over the last few months. Video. You asked, we listened. Just ask!

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ELearning Evolution The Past 10 Years

LearnDash

It is hard to believe that 2004 was a decade ago. The growth of the industry is poised to continue as new ideas become possible now that the infrastructure (and knowledge capital) is at a point to support them. ELearning was really starting to take-off at this point, especially given the overhaul of the former SCORM protocol that used to dominate elearning. ed tech elearning

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Come on guys are you serious! As of version 4.3,

Every learner is different but not because of their learning styles

Clive on Learning

In my book More Than Blended Learning , I suggest some characteristics which both research and practical experience have shown to be important: A learner's prior knowledge of the subject or skill in question (novices will require a lot more structure and support than those with more elaborate mental models). What a great book! This is not to say that learner differences do not matter.

Some Good news

The Learning Generalist

would have inbuilt speech synthesis support. Pat Volkerding seems to be feeling much better after his recent illness. Guess Slackware current would get faster updates now that he is back home in California. More news from KDE dot news. KDE 3.4 Looks like the KDE3.4 feature plan would have quite a few of us salivating!! Sumeet Moghe, 2009

Some Good news

The Learning Generalist

would have inbuilt speech synthesis support. Pat Volkerding seems to be feeling much better after his recent illness. Guess Slackware current would get faster updates now that he is back home in California. More news from KDE dot news. KDE 3.4 Looks like the KDE3.4 feature plan would have quite a few of us salivating!! Sumeet Moghe, 2009

The Growth of eLearning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Thus, faster connections will mean that we will be able to add the correct instructional methods to support the learning Mobile. Note that I slightly change the last part of this definition from the original post. Education over the Internet is going to be so big it is going to make email usage look like a rounding error. John Chambers , president and CEO of Cisco Systems (2000). Technology.

T+D - Untitled Article

T+D

ASTD has declared December 1st as Employee Learning Day to encourage leaders to renew their commitment to provide employee learning that supports organizational results. Employee Learning Day. Have you heard? What can your company do on Employee Learning Day? Here are some ideas: --Set up an on-site learning center with information about learning opportunities within the organization and throughout the community. Encourage membership and involvement in a professional association. Create individual development plans for employees, making sure that learning is incorporated into all goals.

T+D - Untitled Article

T+D

The two-punch is 1) support for organic, personalized, collaborative learning networks and 2)campus community. Best you might've missed. I've been catching up on my reading slowly but surely. To make up for last week's short list, here's a super duper list of articles and resources that I found most interesting or useful recently. Traditional business/training. The Six Myths of Creativity." Findings from a ground-breaking study, published in Fast Company. The World's Ten Greatest Innovators. Good content from Dave Pollard yet again. Staff want their employers to "disorganize." learning.

T+D - Untitled Article

T+D

Eastern , a seminar on "Competencies in Performance Management: Supporting the Manager's Mission" will be presented by HR.com. Two free online seminars. First, a brief public service announcement. know you're all probably tired of people telling you to vote, but just in case you're one of the people in the United States who's been living in a dark tunnel--don't forget to go out and do your civic duty today! Now, for our regularly scheduled programming. 1) On Thursday, November 6th at 2 p.m. You'll have to register to be a member of HR.com but registration is free.

T+D - Untitled Article

T+D

It also takes into account three factors needed for performance : "skills, motivation, and operational supports like tools, systems, and information.". Tips to reduce ramp-up time. These tips for reducing the learning curve for new hires come from the Center for Effective Performance, based on the Criterion-Referenced Instruction (CRI) approach: "1. Clarify the explicit expectations for performance for the position. What does a performer need to do, and how well is he expected to do it in terms of accuracy, speed, etc. Identify the detailed best practices for performing each job task.

T+D - Untitled Article

T+D

Feedback (96 percent) was chosen over flexible scheduling (94 percent), a strong mentoring program (91 percent), an aggressive diversity program (91 percent) and employee support groups (81 percent). Women want feedback. Honest feedback from management is the most important element in aiding women's careers , says a recent survey of 1800 human resource executives by Novations/J. Howard & Associates. Said Audra Bohannon, Novations/J. Howard senior vice president, "Today women know what it takes to succeed and don't wish to be patronized.[They]

T+D - Untitled Article

T+D

indicators and their supporting measures, then collects data and. New CLO Dashboard collects and reports learning data. received a press release today about CLO Dashboard, which "provides tools that align an organization's goals and objectives with key learning. reports progress through a graphical dashboard. ". Business dashboards aren't brand new. They've been popping up in the last year or so, but the ones I've seen have primarily been focused on general business metrics and have been for CEOs and other top executives. This is the first one I've seen focused on learning.

Found my Blogger Clients

The Learning Generalist

It supports a few other services as well, but Blogger being free, I am sticking to this along with my Live Journal Blog.BloGTK can be found here. I found a couple of nice ways of posting to my blog out here. I am now using the post-by-email option. Which effectively means that I assign an email address@blogger.com to send my posts to. And any emails to that address will reflect as posts on my blog. Nifty feature, eh! Also I found a nice client - BloGTK. Looks like I am gonna have some fun here! Happy Hacking!! Sumeet Moghe, 2009

Found my Blogger Clients

The Learning Generalist

It supports a few other services as well, but Blogger being free, I am sticking to this along with my Live Journal Blog.BloGTK can be found here. I found a couple of nice ways of posting to my blog out here. I am now using the post-by-email option. Which effectively means that I assign an email address@blogger.com to send my posts to. And any emails to that address will reflect as posts on my blog. Nifty feature, eh! Also I found a nice client - BloGTK. Looks like I am gonna have some fun here! Happy Hacking!! Sumeet Moghe, 2009

Successfully Selling e-Learning Programs To Top Management

Vignettes Learning

Learning is a better solution, in many cases (alternative and support) If top management is skeptical or has no experience in e-learning, it often works to position e-learning as a support tool, for example as advance and follow-up studies or quick references. 2. Topics this issue: 1. If the "Blind Swordsman" were to successfully sell e-learning programs to top management 2. Featured Simulation: "Millionaire Game" 3. How do you successfully sell e-learning to top management? 1. Try to capture this in quantitative form. How do you successfully sell e-learning to top management?