Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for Competitive, Market-Leading LMS Performance and Effectiveness. No, SCORM isn’t a Scandinavian heavy metal band, although it might make a great name for one. 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.
Will SCORM Ever Go Extinct?
APRIL 10, 2015
If you are involved in the elearning industry then you are likely familiar with SCORM. For years, SCORM has dominated the elearning landscape as the official way to standardize online course content. Platforms like Articulate and Captivate encourage its use by making publishing course content to SCORM easy by just clicking a button. SCORM
Choosing the Best Articulate Storyline and Studio SCORM Publish Settings
MAY 23, 2016
Correctly publish your content so you can upload it to your SCORM compliant LMS. You have finished building your course in Articulate Studio or Storyline and you’re ready to publish and upload it into your LMS. Which is better to publish in, SCORM 1.2 or 2004? Here are our suggestions for publishing in SCORM from Articulate Storyline or Studio: Lessons With a Quiz.
Simple Anatomy of SCORM-based E-Learning
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
remember the first time I heard the term SCORM. I was a software developer working on a quizzing product that needed to export data to a variety of e-learning systems. It was suggested we should support SCORM. You just need to know that e-learning content sometimes needs to be exported to SCORM so that it can be used in an LMS. SCORM module consists of three basic pieces: 1.
SCORM – When you need Inter-Operatibility between E-learning Platforms!
DECEMBER 9, 2015
What is it about SCORM ( Shareable Content Object Reference Model ) that the e-learning folks are going gaga over? Well… to put it across in simple terms, SCORM is a ‘certificate’ that an LMS has to get, if it wants to score in the game of ‘inter-operatibility’. Understanding SCORM Compliance. SCORM is simply a set of specifications used for web-based e-learning.
Day 2. How to use SCORM compliant authoring tools
MAY 31, 2016
Day one of our SCORM series explored the history of the eLearning standard. While I briefly explained what SCORM is , I mostly focused on its origins and the problems it was developed to address. Ultimately, Ultimately, we concluded that SCORM is a set of specifications that defines how a course and LMS communicate with each other. SCORM compliant authoring tools.
SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible
JANUARY 3, 2016
If you belong to the e-learning industry, you must’ve probably heard the term SCORM somewhere or the other. The word ‘SCORM’ may not offer much of an explanation as to what it really is, so let’s break it down a bit. SCORM is nothing but a set of standards that make the two i.e. the courses and the course-carrier LMS compatible with each other. SCORM has come a Long Way!
How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Now that we know how to embed a single PDF in Articulate Storyline from my first post , the next step is utilizing the same system in order to put multiple PDFs in the same course. Articulate Storyline executes its triggers based on a top to bottom order. This is one of the most common troubleshooting issues, and even advanced Articulate Storyline users forget this tidbit.
Why You Should Use SCORM in Your Online Courses
JULY 16, 2015
Today one of the hot topics and areas of need is SCORM. have many clients who contact me and ask what does SCORM compliant mean and how do they become SCORM compliant. SCORM stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based electronic educational technology (also called eLearning).
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. This is the final step to remember when we publish a course to SCORM as it helps us track the status of the course. Depending on the requirement, we can publish the course into any of these options. The Course Title: .
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! SCORM- SCORM stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model, and is the basic industry standard for eLearning interoperability. In other words, SCORM makes online learning content work with the Learning Management System provided both are SCORM conformant. Pedagogy- The art or practice of teaching.
New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
This solution reminds me of Articulate Studio in terms of its capabilities, but at a lower cost. and SCORM/AICC. Features include adaptive learning, collaboration, scenario builder, SCORM, question pool/assessments and SaaS. SCORM and assessment tool. #4 Courselab - Hey I am still a big fan of this product. SaaS based, SCORM supported, layers and much more.
Captivate 6 vs. Articulate Storyline
In the Middle of the Curve
JULY 11, 2012
So I had to go take a look at the shiny new thing called Articulate Storyline. I am thinking that NOW is the time to make a change if I need to make a change. May be overkill for most eLearning client’s needs Unusually positive feedback from Articulate Storyline users during conferences. Many of these users were Captivate users Other tools do not adequately address software simulation Decision: (not made yet) Cost Articulate Storyline Academic and group discounts available. Not as good as Articulate. Styles = much quicker caption change vs. Articulate.
Articulate, Moodle, and SCORM
JUNE 8, 2010
You've got Moodle and Articulate now you want them to talk to each other using SCORM. One of the most common questions I see in forums, twitter, and blogs is how to use SCORM so that the results of eLearning courses developed with articulate can be tracked in the Moodle gradebook. While it is a fairly simple process, many eLearning developers run into problems tracking scores for Articulate courses in Moodle. All it takes is one wrong setting for your scores to not be tracked and there are a lot of SCORM settings to choose from in both programs.
SCORM – Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate
MARCH 10, 2014
Mindflash has recently started supporting SCORM content from Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. SCORM is an often-requested feature, but as many of you know, getting it to work reliably on all players and devices is a challenge. With this information, we researched what the most popular SCORM creation tools were on the market. It became clear after talking to customers, and prospects that Articulate’s Storyline and Adobe’s Captivate products were the most popular creation tools. Uncategorized elearning SCORM
Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 and Lectora Inspire 16. Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate support Mac and Windows Operating systems where as Lectora supports Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8,and 10. have worked on several authoring tools.
Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider
JULY 13, 2013
For starters, the official, government-sanctioned name is “Experience API.” It’s the next generation of SCORM… an API for distributed learning. SCORM, You’re Looking Weary. eLearning has been signed, sealed and delivered via SCORM for years. Learning designers have been forced to design their eLearning to work within the tight constraints of SCORM for too long.
This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]
MAY 14, 2012
Pebble is a customizable e-paper watch, promoted by Kickstarter , a funding platform. 2- Articulate Storyline: killer features and performance limitations. 3- Articulate Community. 4- Articulate Storyline´s mobile story and challenges for the future (SCORM support, security, etc). 5- Articulate Storyline compared with Adobe Captivate. 6- Apps of the week: Wolfenstein 3D (free game) and Zite (personalized magazine). Welcome episode #5 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In case you missed previous episodes, you can find them HERE.
Articulate Storyline: LMS Tracking and Reporting
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
AUGUST 11, 2016
In the Output Options area of the LMS, select the SCORM version compatible with your LMS. For example, your LMS may support SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004. If you have the choice between SCORM 1.2, and SCORM 2004 I recommend using SCORM 2004. Storyline supports SCORM 2004 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Edition (the 4th Edition has greater support for tracking and reporting than previous editions). Looking for training or help with Articulate Storyline or Studio? Check out these awesome live, online Articulate classes.
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). Tin Can API (also known as the Experience API) is touted as the next generation of SCORM. Most of the authoring tools today (such as Articulate Presenter, Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, Raptivity, etc.) ” ~ Forbes Magazine. INTRODUCTION. THE TOP 11 LIST. BIG DATA. HTML5.
LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward
DECEMBER 31, 2013
Janhavi Padture. “ One of the criticisms that eLearning platforms face is that their Experience API implementation is nothing but SCORM in disguise, and these tools are not really leveraging the power of the Experience API. Articulate makes software, but it’s the users who come up with best practices and techniques that help make efficient production. ”. So, here we go…. Tom Kuhlmann.
Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten
JUNE 11, 2013
SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004, AICC. #4 ITycom – ITYstudio. Nice UI. #2 Articulate Storyline. Articulate authoring tools Captivate dominKnow e-learning Articulate Storyline authoring tool rankings Courselab Curtr dominKnow Claro easygenerator ITYstudio Luminosity Studio Tin Can API Training Bricks ZebraZapps Road Rage – Everyone’s favorite past time.
E-learning Developer vs. Web Developer
OCTOBER 10, 2012
Articulate Quizmaker and Saba
MARCH 30, 2011
Part2 notes + mini course on #xAPI link #learninganalytics
APRIL 4, 2014
xAPI brings new possibilities to every traditional learning standard, including e-Portfolio and SCORM. If you use an LMS, you must think about the standards AICC => Scorm 1.2 => SCORM 2004 (before iPad, introduced sequencing and navigation… I remember that, building learning paths, phew!) Showing how to do it) Articulate example is shown now.
AUGUST 26, 2013
Got SCORM? Brief Technical Overview That Answers the Question “What is SCORM?” When I started researching SCORM in preparation for developing content and implementing an LMS, what I remember most was my frustration at the lack of any concise, hands-on information that was available about SCORM. The SCORM specification, developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL – [link] is a set of rules that learning management systems (LMS) and learning content follow in order to be compatible with each other. The SCORM specification is no different.
Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Articulate Storyline – Great product – read my review here - yeah, they pitch it for masses and yeah they can do some things, but this is really for developers and instructional designers.
Template Tuesday: In the Mood to Play “Deal or No Deal”? Try this!
JULY 21, 2015
Beat the Banker is a fun eLearning game template for Articulate Storyline that will appeal to fans of modern game shows. The game is also SCORM compliant and optimized for digital interfaces, so say hello to excellent eLearning games on the go. Articulate Storyline Resources eLearning Featured Mobile eLearning Resources Beat the Banker elearning games gamificationTry this!
Publishing eLearning Content to a LMS Easily
B Online Learning
OCTOBER 8, 2014
The process to load content into an LMS ready format is to “Publish” or “Package” training, wrapping it in programming (such as SCORM or xAPI) that allows it to interact with the reporting capabilities of the […]. In the world of eLearning a Learning Management System (LMS) is used to distribute content and track users’ results and responses to questions. The
Issues of Special Characters While Uploading Storyline courses to LMS
JULY 14, 2016
Publishing courses to an LMS using Articulate Storyline is just a click-and-publish job. Click the Reporting and Tracking button, and check the course title under LMS Course Information and LMS Lesson SCORM Information fields. This is an easy way to solve problems with special characters in course titles when working on Articulate Storyline 2. Hope you found this post useful.
Our Recommended Articulate Storyline and Studio SCORM Publish Settings
MAY 23, 2016
Correctly publish your content so you can upload it your SCORM compliant LMS. You have finished building your course in Articulate Studio or Storyline and you’re ready to publish and upload it into your LMS. You know that you have to publish your course in SCORM to evaluate the successes of your lessons and take advantage of your LMS reporting features, but how do you know which SCORM versions are right for your training plan? Which is better to publish in, SCORM 1.2 or 2004? For lessons that include a quiz, we recommend that you publish in SCORM 2004.
Popular Choice: A New Articulate Storyline Game
MARCH 31, 2015
Our ever-expanding library of eLearning games has received a new arrival this month with “Popular Choice”, an Articulate Storyline game that will get your learners thinking. Ideas on How to Use this Articulate Storyline Game. With access to Articulate, any aspect of the course can be easily tweaked to your liking. SCORM compliant. Demo This Template Here.
The #1 WordPress LMS Myth BUSTED
MARCH 10, 2013
Without fail the biggest backlash against using WordPress for learning management purposes was because it lacked the “traditional SCORM support” offered by mainstream open-source LMS packages such as Moodle. spoke to development about SCORM, its purpose, why we use it in the learning industry and made a general case for why we should push forward with including it.
New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
Of course it can still look lame – the course that is – but that isn’t because of the product, rather umm (well you know who). It features templates, supports SCORM and supports English, French and Arabic. AICC, SCORM and PENS support. Supports AICC and SCORM. Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July.