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.
Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?
Challenge to Learn
APRIL 21, 2015
Or are you just confused by all the abbreviations like: SCORM, AICC, XAPI, and CMI5? Here SCORM and SCORM compliant. SCORM is a standard in e-Learning that makes it possible to track and trace the results of your learners in a Learning Management system (LMS). course is SCORM compliant when it meets the requirements of the standard set by the ADL. SCORM 1.2
SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon
JULY 23, 2010
Recently, the first mLearnCon covering the A-Z in mobile learning was held in San Diego. 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. and/or SCORM 2004.
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.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
67% of all workers use mobile and wireless computing. Microlearning’s short, fast bursts are highly suited to mobile environments, making it the preferred mode of learning for today’s highly mobile workforce. • It’s far less disruptive to job performance: microlearning can be delivered in short daily bursts, which means employees don’t need to spend hours away from their jobs to learn.
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 *.
Building the Next Generation of SCORM
APRIL 11, 2012
This project is a first step towards the next generation of SCORM. As one of the most widely used versions of SCORM , the SCORM 1.2 Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) is leading the effort for the next generation of SCORM. Based on feedback from the community of practitioners, the next generation of SCORM will address some of the following industry issues: Ability to handle distributed content (that is not a part of an LMS). Existing SCORM specifications are complex and expensive to implement. SCORM should not be tied to the web browser (i.e.
5 Must-Read Mobile Learning Articles
JUNE 11, 2015
While the term “elearning” generally encompasses all electronic learning channels, in recent years people have made it a point to make a distinction of mobile learning (sometimes called mlearning). This sub-sector of elearning is constantly growing given the way people rely upon mobile devices in their everyday lives. Mobile Learning Articles You Should Read.
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.
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
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
JULY 5, 2012
When it comes to mobile learning myths and misconceptions abound. These myths are holding back widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace. This is the most common misconception about mlearning which leads you to evaluate how to implement elearning on mobile devices. Mobile learning is much more than just learning on the move. SCORM compliance is a must.
Mobile Learning’s Upward Trend
JULY 21, 2015
Mobile learning is on the rise as well. While it can be easy to attribute the growth of mobile learning to one or two things, the reality is that a combination of factors are driving the upward trend. Cultural norms around mobile technology, learning remotely, and accessibility expectations all influence the industry. mlearning mobile learningCompanies also benefit.
3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
With trends like IoT, mobile apps, and comfortable computing on the rise, business professionals are connected around the clock. Mobility presents itself as a great opportunity for us in L&D to meet learners where they are. Last but certainly not least, we have xAPI, the modern successor to SCORM, which allows us to easily send data from our system to any supporting LMS.
SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 10, 2015
recently attended an “xAPI Party” at Torrance Learning where the conversation was about the shift from a SCORM -based LMS to an xAPI (experience application programming interface) LMS. xAPI appears to be a huge leap forward in tracking the whole gamut of learning experiences from formal training programs to informal, social, and mobile activities. image from Pixabay ].
The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension. If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind.
6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy
AUGUST 16, 2012
Mobile learning is a relatively new domain and is rapidly evolving as well, which makes its implementation a not so easy task. When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. 1. In fact, some early mobile learning initiatives have been taken up more for novelty value than for identified real needs.
Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning. To seek out new devices. To, ah forget it you now the rest, but what you may not know is the latest on the mobile learning front. already saw that mobile planet. Responsive – Talk to any LMS vendor (okay, a large swath of them) and they will tell you they have responsive for mobile. .
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.” It’s a specification for sharing data across different systems. 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.
The Mobile Learning Mindset: How to Wow Your Learners (Webinar)
AUGUST 9, 2016
But a growing percentage are reading our articles from the browser on their mobile phone. Now, try pulling up some recent required training you or your employees had to complete on your mobile device and compare that experience to the company website. How to Adopt a Mobile Mindset. Proprietary research from our contacts and customers on mobile learning adoption.
6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. With such fantastic results in the K – 12 sphere, it’s no wonder mobile learning is seeing such rapid uptake in the workplace, too. 2. Bring
Top 7 Things To Consider Before Implementing SCORM For Mobile Devices
JUNE 2, 2010
After getting my hands dirty with SCORM implementation for mobile devices I think there are some key points to consider before implementing SCORM for mobile devices in any form. Does your targeted mobile device browser support the popup window functionality? Does your targeted mobile device browser have iframe or frameset support? e.g. Blackberry 4.6 and 5.0
Tin Can vs. SCORM: What’s It All About?
SEPTEMBER 25, 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 and the key differences between the two? Here, we’ll define and differentiate Tin Can and SCORM to make e-Learning a whole lot clearer for you! What is SCORM? SCORM stands for “Shareable Content Object Reference Model.” It’s a specification for sharing data across different systems. SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-Learning software products. Featured-Blog SCORM Tin Can API tin can vs scormWhat Next?
QuickTIP - Loading a External Mobile Video in Mobile SCORM Shell
Developer on Duty
JULY 11, 2012
Many people are asking, "How do I take video content that I already have on a web server or youTube and make it mobile with SCORM tracking?" This article is demonstrates a simple method, on the course authoring side, to get your videos on mobile devices with some SCORM tracking. A few things to be aware of before we begin: 1. DEVMore Videos
ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research
JULY 24, 2012
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. Here’s the slide deck/video from that webinar: Tablets as part of mobile learning mix : although not the same as mobile phones, tablets are included in the study as part of mobile learning devices.
Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014
JANUARY 18, 2014
Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning. In 2013, many large organizations started implementing mobile learning initiatives, while others were experimenting with the medium in their own ways. The year also witnessed Enterprise Mobile Store (from Qualcomm) – an innovative and inspiring concept that could encourage adoption of mobile learning across enterprises around the world.
Mobile Learning and Interactivity
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
AUGUST 25, 2011
Does mobile learning need interactivity? Mobile content is short-duration, small-screen. Give us examples of interactivity on mobile devices. JP: Course designers must understand the differences in the various mobile devices, operating systems and browsers. So, is there a ‘right way’ to design interactive content for mobile devices? The best method is to come up with a checklist of requisites for your mobile learning interactivity. Performance tracking is supported (with SCORM). What tips did you share for developing mobile learning interactions?
SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices
FEBRUARY 22, 2010
SCORM Implementation For Blackberry
MAY 14, 2010
Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning
OCTOBER 13, 2013
This standard is being developed by Rustici Software (with a world-wide active community participating and contributing) for Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) – the keepers of SCORM. This standard overcomes many of the limitations of Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) – the previous standard. SCORM VS EXPERIENCE API. ” ~ Rustici Software.
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. It is an evolving programming language that could lead the future of mobile web. MOBILE LEARNING. ” ~ Forbes Magazine. INTRODUCTION. THE TOP 11 LIST. BIG DATA. TIN CAN API.
Ten Must-Have Features In A Mobile-LMS
JUNE 11, 2010
The future of elearning is mobile. Even with the present challenges mobile learning of non-standard screens, operating systems, browser support there is no real doubt that mobile learning is fast becoming widely accepted to deliver and help manage activities around learning delivery. Access to all notifications on mobile version as in the main LMS version.
Create #mobile #quizzes free & paid options for #mlearning
JULY 5, 2012
A couple of days ago someone asked me ‘how can I create quizzes and conduct them through mobile phones? ‘. There are a couple of ways to set up or conduct quizzes that are delivered to mobile phones. Facts you need to know before building mobile quizzes: What type of mobile devices does your target audience use? The question was sent to me through my ask box!
xAPI, CMI-5, and mobile learning: What do you need to know?
APRIL 22, 2015
Because Obsidian is always exploring the latest learning technologies, particularly mobile technologies, I was especially interested in a presentation on the upcoming CMI-5 spec , which will be the “mobile SCORM.” Here are my key takeaways from the presentation: One limitation of SCORM is that content must be on the same domain as the LMS.
part1 notes from #xApi workshop #LearningAnalytics
APRIL 4, 2014
In the past I wrote posts on the xAPI (first one in 2011 launching brainstorm , an update on the project in 2012 , and one where the project is getting up to speed in 2013 ) which is in continued development and seems promising for learner analytics, especially the mobile options. big data data eLearning learning analytics mobile mobile learning research scorm workshop xapi
Product Upgrade—Origin Konnect Goes Mobile! by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
MAY 31, 2016
Origin Learning announces the launch of the mobile app for Konnect, its cloud-hosted social learning platform. across multiple operating systems and supports a variety of course formats including SCORM, AICC, and the xAPI (Tin Can). Design & Development Tools Mobile Learning Social Media Training StrategiesThe app works.
SCORM Cloud- Will It Really Change The Game?
JUNE 4, 2010
Read this news about SCORM Cloud going live on Monday 7 th June. Craig Weiss also posted a comprehensive product review on his blog – Product Review: SCORM Cloud. Craig opines that the SCORM Cloud is a potential game-changer in the eLearning industry. Needless to mention, I had to hit the scorm.com website and find out more about SCORM Cloud myself. My take.
Tin Can: learner #analytics for the next #research frontier
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
As I am researching learner interactions in a mobile accessible open, online course – I can see that access pushes forward learner interactions, and even meaningful, constructive learner interactions (research snippets will be shared soon, still getting my thesis together). Tin Can builds on SCORM, but takes learning/training data to the next level. THAT is what I am looking for.
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.
New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
There is never a quid pro quo, pay for play or whatever with my rankings. I’m not a lead gen for the vendors listed – rather the goal is to provide you with vendors that meet numerous criteria including UI, features, support/service, mobile, feedback from current and past clients and future game plans. and SCORM/AICC. While it support mobile, it cannot output to HTML5.