Instructional Design Post-SCORM
JANUARY 10, 2017
The webinar will focus on the transition of instructional design practices from creating eLearning content with SCORM packages, to utilizing xAPI. This webinar will be geared toward the eLearning design changes that will come from using xAPI versus SCORM. With SCORM, instructional designers have no need to pay attention to data when they are trying to understand their learners.
A SCORM-Certified LMS Helps Companies Score
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
However, there is one thing that all social learning management systems should have in common: a SCORM certification. What Is SCORM? Have you heard of SCORM? Too many LMS users, even administrators, have no idea what SCORM (the Shareable Content Object Reference Model) is or what makes it important. Why SCORM Is Such a Big Deal. If not, you’re certainly not alone.
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. SCORM – the precursor to Tin Can API. Advantages of Tin Can API. LRS data can be easily shared.
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.
Everything you need to know about SCORM
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
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
Breaking Up With SCORM: It’s Not You, It’s Me
JANUARY 28, 2014
They’re limited by the constraints of SCORM, so their L&D efforts start to look the same year after year. In short, they just aren’t feeling the sparks anymore with SCORM. The truth is, it’s really not SCORM’s fault that they need to move on. What’s Wrong With SCORM? The basic differences between SCORM and the Experience API are outlined here: Tips for Breaking Up.
SCORM goes mobile with eFrontPro for Android
MARCH 16, 2017
That’s especially true for the two well-established eLearning data interchange formats, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can), both of which eFrontPro has long supported. Starting from eFrontPro’s Android application’s latest update, we are proud to announce that we’ll be supporting mobile SCORM in both online and offline learning modes. SCORM what? Mobile SCORM on eFrontPro for Android.
What Is The Difference Between SCORM And Tin Can API?
MAY 14, 2015
Until now, we have told you separately what SCORM and Tin Can API are. SCORM is the most widely used e-learning standard as it allows any SCORM conformant content to be operated with any SCORM conformant LMS and vice versa, thus saving huge amount of resources that would have to be spent on tailoring each piece of content to every different LMS. Like our post ? Email *.
What is SCORM?
OCTOBER 18, 2016
If you have any involvement whatsoever with online learning, you’re going to need to wrap your head around SCORM. Whether you’re dealing with eLearning content creation or the administration of a learning management system, you’ll have SCORM to thank for making things run smoothly. SCORM. How does SCORM work? This is the premise behind SCORM. Future of SCORM?
Designing mobile SCORM for the eFrontPro Android app
MARCH 23, 2017
The latest task for the eFrontPro team was to study and implement SCORM on the Android app. As mobile SCORM was requested and eagerly anticipated by many of our users, it was important to get every element right and focus on creating the best user experience possible. Many SCORM files rely on Flash, so do make some time for this short compatibility test. To round-up.
Become a SCORM pro – Day 1. What is SCORM?
MAY 30, 2016
As CTO of LearnUpon, with sixteen years’ eLearning experience, I’ve seen a lot of SCORM. So this week, I’m bringing you something a little different – everything you need to know about SCORM ! If you don’t want to miss a thing, sign up for our email list and get the best lessons on SCORM delivered to your inbox. Before SCORM. What is SCORM?
ELearning Resolution: No More SCORM
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Whether you are an instructional designer, product creator, manager, or CEO – if you are involved in the elearning industry then our resolution for 2016 is this: No more SCORM. It means creating less articles like this: It’s time we really make an effort to start educating the masses about Tin Can API. And with every new year comes new expectations and resolutions.
Tin Can API vs SCORM: which should you choose?
AUGUST 2, 2016
We work with SCORM and the Tin Can API (or xAPI as it’s known) every day at LearnUpon. Others that currently develop SCORM-compliant content ask about the value migrating to Tin Can might add. Choosing between Tin Can API vs SCORM can seem confusing. That’s because SCORM and Tin Can are essentially different protocols. The issues that plague the SCORM 1.3
Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can
APRIL 15, 2013
“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  . Sign #2: There is no certification process for tools and packages for the latest SCORM 2004 4 th edition. Low adoption.
SCORM 101 and a Lectora How-To
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
One of the first things I remember Googling after my first encounter with eLearning was SCORM. This article will take a look at what SCORM is and how it applies to eLearning created in Lectora® and Lectora Online®. What is SCORM? SCORM stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model. Throughout the years, SCORM has come in multiple versions: SCORM 1.1.
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.
13 Steps to produce a SCORM course
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
Our Account Managers are regularly asked the question: how do I create SCORM courses? Basing my approach on Josh Kaufman’s brilliant book: The First 20 Hours , I fast forwarded my progress to being able to produce SCORM (and Tin Can) content in a single sitting. SCORM. The rise of authoring tools have allowed everyone to produce SCORM compliant training courses.
Surprise! Knowledge Guru Summer Release Adds SCORM, Security Features
JUNE 25, 2014
The first one is big… SCORM is Here! Knowledge Guru customers can now choose to publish their games as a SCORM package for upload onto their LMS. Of course, customers who do not wish to use Knowledge Guru with SCORM or load it onto their LMS can still host their games in our cloud. The SCORM edition also includes a fun new feature for players: personal stats.
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!
New SCORM standard: I (Actor/Agent) Did (Verb) This (Activity) #TinCanApi
Challenge to Learn
APRIL 5, 2012
Scorm is finally going to catch up with the current times. This standard will challenge us, giving us the ability to really create next generation learning experiences in real and virtual live, by individuals or groups, across applications and devices. e-Learning #TinCanApi Project TinCan ScormThis evening I attended a webinar by ADL: the new standard (project TinCan) kickoff.
17 Things You Can Do Better With xAPI Than with SCORM
ATD Learning Technologies
AUGUST 15, 2016
Here are 17 things you can do better with xAPI than with SCORM. Join me for ATD’s Essentials of Creating Learning Experiences With xAPI. As adoption of xAPI (the Experience API, or Tin Can API) begins to spread, the convergence of working and learning offers instructional designers the opportunity—and the challenge—to do more than ever before. Want to learn more?
SCORM-ify YouTube Videos with ScoTube
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
APRIL 13, 2012
Many eLearning professionals are locked into creating SCORM compliant courses for their customers and that has been limiting in regards to new user-generated content on services such as YouTube. From the press release : "The first of its kind, ScoTube marries the power of SCORM with the wealth of content available through YouTube.
Creating a Leaderboard in Storyline Using Tin Can API
MAY 10, 2016
We also created a voting system using the same concepts in Tin Can API. The post Creating a Leaderboard in Storyline Using Tin Can API appeared first on Learnnovators. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of gamifying a course? Points? Badges? Scores? Levels? In this post, we share an example of a quiz we developed in Storyline. How did we do this?
7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures
JUNE 14, 2016
Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. To play your video lecture in an LMS, save the content as a SCORM or TinCan package. redundancy goodbye.
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, we concluded that SCORM is a set of specifications that defines how a course and LMS communicate with each other. SCORM specifies how tools and content communicate.
SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon
JULY 23, 2010
Amit had summarized about it in his posts on How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I and Part II and Interesting Mobile Statistic. While going through the session list, I noticed one session on SCORM Implementation Strategies for Mobile. Being a hard-core techie and a follower of mobile SCORM, it caught my interest. Support available for SCORM 1.2
The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content
OCTOBER 20, 2016
The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content. Not all free content is created equally. Create a periodical email campaign internally with your learning team to establish the validity of some of the URLs which you have collected. The post The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content appeared first on Gyrus. Evaluate Current Content. Conclusion.
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 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 eLearning SCORM
What you don’t need to know about SCORM
MARCH 13, 2011
The first time I heard the term SCORM was about 10 years ago. I worked in the higher education industry and SCORM just wasn’t a big player there. About 5 years ago the company I was working for had a product called Wimba Create and the term SCORM started swirling around in my head again. 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). Anyone who uses Word can create a SCORM package. My SCORM Story. The SCORM Package. API LMS SCOR
How to Publish SCORM Content in Lectora Inspire 16
AUGUST 3, 2016
In my previous blog, I talked about the important features of Lectora Inspire 16 ; in this blog I will show how to make your online courses SCORM compliant in Lectora. Before developing an e-Learning course, select the “AICC/SCORM/xAPI for LMS/LRS” option. Enable the ‘AICC/SCORM/xAPI for LMS/LRS’ radio button. Step 3 – Specify the SCORM Settings Options.
What is Tin Can and SCORM?
MAY 1, 2015
There’s been buzz about the “Tin Can API” and “next generation SCORM” for some time now – but do you actually know what these terms mean? SCORM stands for “Shareable Content Object Reference Model.” SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products. Specifically, SCORM governs how online learning content and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) communicate with each other. . SCORM was developed over ten years ago – a lifetime in terms of technology adoption. Featured-Blog SCORM Tin Can API
Day 3. Getting SCORM content into your LMS
JUNE 1, 2016
With the first and second days of our SCORM series complete, we’re ready to dig into the good stuff. At this point, you’ll understand how to create a great SCORM compliant course with an authoring tool. And you’ve also learned how to export the course as a SCORM package. Subscribe to our blog to get the latest on SCORM delivered to your inbox.
Why You Should Use SCORM in Your Online Courses
JULY 16, 2015
Today one of the hot topics and areas of need is SCORM. I 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).
Essential Things to Consider Before Developing a SCORM Compliant Course [Infographic]
JANUARY 23, 2017
But you need to make sure your e-learning courses are SCORM compliant; else, your development efforts will go vain. What is SCORM? SCORM is an acronym for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model”. To ensure your e-learning courses are SCORM compliant, you must consider a few things listed in the infographic below. eLearning Design SCORM Compliant