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.
5 Tips to Prepare Your Storyline Course for Your LMS
AUGUST 22, 2016
So let’s look at the basic steps as they pertain to Articulate Storyline 2: Step 1: Choose your Publishing Standard. There are currently three main publishing standards in the eLearning world: SCORM, AICC, and Tin Can API. (A fourth standard, CMI5, is coming down the pike, but hasn’t been widely implemented yet.). SCORM (Shared Content Object Reference Model). August. and 2004.
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.
4 Tips for Building Successful Courses with Articulate Storyline
Voice of Clarity
APRIL 2, 2015
Articulate Storyline’s popularity is surging, in large part because of its incredibly user-friendly interface and customizable features; in other words, you don’t need to be a code whiz to create and publish dynamic, interactive courses. Track learner experiences with SCORM, Articulate Online, or Google Analytics. Still wondering what the big deal is? Instructional Design
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.
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.
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).
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.
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
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: .
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter
APRIL 8, 2010
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!
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.
E-learning Developer vs. Web Developer
OCTOBER 10, 2012
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!
Articulate Quizmaker and Saba
MARCH 30, 2011
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Microsoft Launches ELearning Add-On
JUNE 3, 2014
The global success of Articulate is well known in the elearning field, and it appears that Microsoft would like to steal a bit of market share as well! In 2009, Articulate Studio took-off as a Microsoft PowerPoint add-on for this very purpose. Comparing Mix to other industry players isn’t really practical, Microsoft Mix does not even compare to Articulate Studio at the moment.
Must Know ELearning Terms
JANUARY 23, 2014
Some examples include Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, Adobe Captivate, and iSpring Presenter. SCORM - The acronym for Sharable Content Object Reference Model, SCORM is the old model for packaging elearning modules so that they can be launched (and tracked) from an LMS. No matter what industry you are in there are always buzzwords that everyone should know.
Fundamental Design of Learning Activities
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
Much effort is going into this concept by ADL and, unlike the late 1990s when the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) was being developed, there exists an ability to raise the level of awareness for larger audiences that will no doubt be affected over the next 20 to 30 years by the design decisions that are made in the coming months. make this attempt for a number of reasons.