Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know
MARCH 25, 2013
AICC: The Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC) is a nonprofit, membership-driven organization dedicated to helping the aviation training community get the most out of today’s technology. If someone uses the term “AICC compliant” it means their training complies with at least one of the nine AICC guidelines and recommendations for designing training.
What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?
OCTOBER 5, 2016
Thanks to the Aviation Industry Computer-based Training Committee (AICC) , elearning standards have been in place since 1988. AICC was formed during the early days of computer-based training to ensure the compatibility between learning content and early training technologies. Both SCORM and xAPI built off the framework AICC provided. xAPI – Meet the New Standard.
Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM
MAY 27, 2015
Tin Can API , also known as Experience API or xAPI, is generally considered to be the successor to SCORM , and expands the ability of the organizations that use it to gather data about the experiences, both offline and online, experiences that are quantifiable, trackable and shareable. Learning can be tracked both on and offline. SCORM – the precursor to Tin Can API. LMS, LRS or both?
Publishing E-learning Courses in Articulate Storyline: 4 Things to Remember
JULY 8, 2016
After designing and developing an e-learning course in Articulate Storyline, the final step is to publish the course in SCORM/AICC/Tin Can, API formats. Select “Allow downloading for offline viewing” to view content in the offline mode. . Depending on the requirement, we can publish the course into any of these options. The Course Title: .
Top LMS from Paradiso – For Effective Training of Employees!
JANUARY 5, 2016
Orderless pile of offline and ad-hoc training materials – Consolidation and streamlining of all the training materials will be a breeze with our top LMS. SCORM / AICC / Tin Can Compatible LMS – To cut a long story short, our LMS supports SCORM/Tin Can API. However, today the scale and span of organizations have crossed the geographical barriers. A total washout of time and money!
Making the Case for Adaptive Learning
JULY 6, 2016
For more than 25 years, statistical data used to prove a program’s value has come from reporting standards based on AICC or SCORM outputs. It provides the ability to run content offline and on mobile devices as well as capture learning achievements completed outside the digital world. Does the program decisively demonstrate how the organization is reducing cost? Zachary J.
Building m-learning : Eliminating Redundant Effort
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
It can also be carried on the learner's device and played offline. Finally, it complies with tracking standards (SCORM, AICC) and accessibility guidelines (Section 508). Training Magazine’s Learning 3.0 Conference in Chicago on 4th and 5th October 2011 features a talk by Bijoy Banerjee on what he calls Single Source Content. I talked to Bijoy, Senior General Manager at Harbinger Knowledge Products, about his vision for eliminating redundant effort in building m-learning and e-learning. Okay, what's the pain point you are addressing? That's what I'm trying to address.
Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools
JUNE 30, 2010
2004, AICC). Functionality of some kind for offline tracking if courses are not being delivered from any LMS. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. When do I use it? What do I like about it?
Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Always make sure that the LMS supports both SCORM and AICC standards for eLearning content, at a minumum. Being able to connect with peers, discuss challenges, and have a forum for conversation improves learner engagement among association members, whether the learning is on or offline. What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations?
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
SCORM compliance and/or AICC – there are tools out there who support neither – but that is not the norm and there are a few tools out there who also support PENS. I love the ribbon style approach, the custom branding angle with your player, audio and video narration, SCORM/AICC – perfect for the masses. Tools these days come in three flavors. A combination of both.
LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
When creating eLearning content using content authoring tools, it is best to ensure you make sure that the LMS supports both SCORM and AICC standards for eLearning content, at a minimum. and the AICC standard is ARG 010. TopClass Learning Management System supports all eLearning content standards, including SCORM, AICC, and Experience or TinCan API. Multimedia content.
Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten
JUNE 11, 2013
Work offline with their optional Studio Server – extra charge. SCORM 2004, AICC. #4 The summer is nearly upon us (or in LA it is already here) which means you can expect the following in your hometown. Annoying summer related songs – from Cruel Summer to Summertime and everything else. Road Rage – Everyone’s favorite past time. Why you may ask? Design effects.
New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
Easy to use interface and supports SCORM and AICC. #18 AICC, SCORM and PENS support. Supports AICC and SCORM. 1st vendor to have online/offline mobile synch. Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July. So, by popular demand… The Rankings. As noted on the Top 10 list, this is for February. Works with smartphones. #19
Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013
OCTOBER 30, 2013
SCORM/AICC. AICC/SCORM, SCORM 1.2, New offline player – since Claro is SaaS – you can push your course info for people taking it into Claro and generate some statistics (more on this trend, later on). Co-authoring while building a course – One of the problems of collaboration during course creation is that the people working on the course, cannot be on the same page at the same time while it is being built – one has to go to another page or go offline. Welcome to my yearly Halloween Edition. Each one has a frightful story to tell. Shocking?
Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools
OCTOBER 3, 2016
Track in AICC. exe) for offline purposes. Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives. Analyzing all these features can cost you a lot of time and effort. Features. Articulate Storyline 2.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Online/offline synch – there is a demand here, and recent data shows that more consumers are selecting tablets with Wi-Fi over 3G or 4G. no SCORM, AICC or PENS – however, I am now seeing a few vendors offer PENS (created by AICC back in 2005, but slowly gaining traction). Every year, I identify five trends that I am seeing in the industry as a whole, and forecast on where they will be heading throughout the year. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. Brainstorming?
Video Learning Platforms
MARCH 7, 2013
Offline viewing. Supports H.264, MP4, MOV, WMA, AICC, etc. Flashback. VHS VCR comes home – literally if you bought one. Beta is better, but VHS wins. Beta player owners realize the game is up – and decide to cryogenically freeze players until the masses realize what they are missing. 1978 – Laserdisc debuts in Atlanta, GA. Far superior to anything before. Flashback.
A Word from the OpenSesame Development Team
MARCH 4, 2014
Tin Can, or Experience API, is the latest specification for elearning interoperability (a modernized alternate to SCORM or AICC standards) and offers a multitude of new features including improved record portability, better support for mobile and offline learning, and more detailed reporting of student activity. OpenSesame can now convert SCORM and AICC results to the new Tin Can format and forward these Tin Can statements to any 3rd party LRS (Learning Record Store). Quarter 1 is moving along quickly for the OpenSesame Development Team. What is OpenSesame Plus?
Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)
JULY 7, 2016
AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee): The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. A predecessor to SCORM, AICC was difficult to work with and many steps were required to get content in the format running in an LMS. Also referred to as e-learning. Success
Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)
MAY 3, 2016
AICC- Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee: A standard that facilitates proper communication between the course content and the learning management system. APP- Application: Downloadable program on mobile devices for providing certain LMS features and is mostly used for offline learning, micro-learning. and can be integrated with multiple software systems including LMS.
Reporting eLearning Results
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 14, 2015
Before your project can be used with an LMS, you have to set up some reporting options and become familiar with the following: Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM), Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC), Sharable Content Object (SCO), and the Manifest File. Although SCORM is not the only eLearning standard (AICC is another), SCORM is one of the most common. When you publish your Captivate projects, you can specify SCORM or AICC compliance, but not both. This week, let's get some important terms out of the way. Not sure which one to pick?
Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)
JULY 14, 2016
Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI. Popular eLearning content standards include AICC, SCORM and xAPI. Tin Can delivers a far more detailed view of learner progress, both online and offline. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L. mLearning can occur anywhere at anytime.
What is Cmi5? A new set of rules for xAPI
MARCH 2, 2017
ADL are taking the best parts of AICC, SCORM and xAPI, and combining them with a new specification to improve tracking for online course delivery and reporting systems. Like xAPI, cmi5 supports mobile to give true ‘on the go’ learning with offline/online sync, provided the apps developed for the course support the offline sections of the specifications. What is cmi5?
Product Review: BlueVolt
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Online/Offline synch – not yet live, coming later this Summer – that is with native app for iOS – not everyone system is involved in the early stages of TinCan (the next evolution of SCORM) – Blue Volt is however. As noted in Summer 2012, will enable online/offline synch with native iOS app – the next evolution of SCORM. SCORM, AICC. Overall.
Save Time with Lectora Keyboard Shortcuts
JANUARY 21, 2015
Offline. One of the best ways to speed up development with Lectora® and Lectora® Online authoring tools is by using keyboard shortcuts, or hotkeys, to perform many common tasks and functions. Rather than relying on your mouse, keyboard shortcuts will help you save precious time. To add a custom keyboard shortcut in Lectora: 1. To add a custom keyboard shortcut in Lectora Online: 1. Shortcut.
Answering your LMS Questions
JULY 9, 2012
Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch. SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. Those that don’t are due to: Your tool works only with SCORM 2004 3rd edition, and your LMS only accepts AICC. How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? I need a LMS. Use my 90/10 rule. A: Yes.
What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?
OCTOBER 15, 2012
Offline learning. AICC & SCORM Compliant e-Learning. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. Lectora Publisher. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Lectora Online. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. ReviewLink. Online Course Review and Collaboration. by Lectora. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Empower. Easy Flash Content Creation. Learning & Talent Management Systems. CourseMill LMS - Hosted. CourseMill LMS - Enterprise. Empower.
Is Your LMS Going Out Of Style?
AUGUST 12, 2015
SCORM and AICC compliant LMSs. LMSs that provide online as well as offline learning. The LMS is an integral part of the L&D industry across corporates, training institutions and a steadily increasing number of educational institutions. With the passage of time, it has created fashion statements of its own. What’s Out. What’s In. Mainframe systems. Cloud computing.
Developing Mobile Content — Fast and Far-Reaching
MARCH 21, 2013
Courses that are available online can also be downloaded and read offline. Courses created with rapid authoring tools conform to SCORM- and AICC, ensuring that tracking is made possible through any new-age LMS. Mobile learning, or m-learning, has found strong footing in recent years – especially in corporate circles where learning-on-the-go is an essential need. e-Learning m-Learnin
Developing An eLearning Player?
APRIL 5, 2010
Think various delivery modes – the eLearning player should be easily portable to multiple delivery modes [like offline EXE, online without LMS, online with LMS]. Though SCORM and AICC are standards but different LMS interpret some of the commands/APIs in a different manner so it’s advisable to check this in advance. What’s an eLearning player? swf, *.flv, flv, *.js, js, *.html,
‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions
DECEMBER 8, 2015
>> Easily import of SCORM and AICC content. >> >> Mobile and offline learning capabilities CUSTOMERS McAfee, Edward Jones, Capgemini. >> View information online or offline. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. Celebrating their 11th year, the awards received more nominations for more brands in more categories than ever. BY JERRY ROCHE AND CATHERINE UPTON. Best of Elearning! awards are the industry’s exclusive users’-choice awards. Media Group’s publisher. Elearning!
2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning
DECEMBER 5, 2011
self-contained with online/offline synch – honestly any e-learning solution, especially content authoring tools should have one of these, but for the LMS space it makes equal sense. AICC/SCORM/IMS. Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., but after much consideration, decided this week to focus only on the LMS sector. Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning. Here are the spins. Reality. Their response?
RIP Old LMS… Say Hello to the Next-Gen LMS
APRIL 18, 2016
The additional features that LMSs support include presence of interactive videos, ability to set up a professional storefront for selling courses online , ability to support offline learning while having a course authoring tool that helps convert all the course material into SCORM compliant content that the LMS can understand. SCORM / AICC / Tin Can Compatible LMS. The best part?
E-Learning News and Notes
MARCH 1, 2012
Most tend to be proprietary, but I have seen a few that are SCORM/AICC and yes even PENS. Working on the course - one is online then goes offline and the other author goes online. Lots of stuff has been going on these past few weeks s0 let’s just jump right in. Standalone Quiz/Assessment Tools. I’ve really been watching this space for the past two years, and while there continue to be enough products that fit within this category, I’m on the belief that this space is on the downside. Yes, it has a mobile component too. End Game. Bottom Line. someone is watching).