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A SCORM-Certified LMS Helps Companies Score

TOPYX LMS

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.

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Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM

Paradiso

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.

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Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

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

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Breaking Up With SCORM: It’s Not You, It’s Me

Knowledge Guru

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.

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Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can

eFront

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 [1] [2]. Sign #2: There is no certification process for tools and packages for the latest SCORM 2004 4 th edition. Low adoption.

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What is SCORM?

Growth Engineering

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?

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Tin Can API vs SCORM: which should you choose?

LearnUpon

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

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5 Must-Read Mobile Learning Articles

LearnDash

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.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

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.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

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 Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

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. .

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SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

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 ].

Mobile Learning’s Upward Trend

LearnDash

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.

The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content

Gyrus

The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content. As always, thank you for joining us here at the Gyrus Blog, be sure to subscribe at the top right-hand corner of this page (Bottom if you are viewing this via a mobile platform), in order to get this fresh content distributed directly to your email inbox as it is posted. Evaluate Current Content. Evaluating the Free Content.

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Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.

eLearning 24-7

Mobile. Top three for Mobile. Separate mobile apps for various features, i.e. one for social, one for ABC and yada.   Couldn’t care less if you are mobile responsive, because, wait for it. One other note – the new buzz word is Mobile First!  If you do not have all the above, your not mobile first. From social to mobile. Thank you. Social.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs: Connectivity

mLevel

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.

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

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

What is Tin Can and SCORM?

KZO Innovations

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.

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The Mobile Learning Mindset: How to Wow Your Learners (Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

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 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

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.

Tin Can vs. SCORM: What’s It All About?

KZO Innovations

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?

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

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.

Top 7 Things To Consider Before Implementing SCORM For Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

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

Mobile Learning and Interactivity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

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?

ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

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.

Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Yesterday, I saw what Rapid Intake is doing with their tools to allow authoring of Mobile Learning - what they call mLearning Studio. The mobile version allows you to compose mobile learning courses using the same authoring system. You choose templates, add text, images, audio, video and quizzes, then publish for web and mobile. The mobile version is HTML 5.

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Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

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.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

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.

xAPI, CMI-5, and mobile learning: What do you need to know?

Obsidian Learning

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.

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Product Upgrade—Origin Konnect Goes Mobile! by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

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.

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Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

Bottom-Line Performance

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

eLearning 24-7

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. 

The Biggest Flaw with Articulate Rise

LearnDash

They now introduced an exciting mobile learning component in Articulate Rise and it looks great… or at least it looks great on the surface. Instead, they opted to only support the rather dated SCORM protocol. It’s a big deal because the industry adoption of Tin Can API has been an uphill battle given how firmly SCORM has been entrenched in the market.

eLearning News: Mobile Learning, African Conference Success & Recent Acquisitions

SCORM Explained

Mobile learning: is it now the norm? The post eLearning News: Mobile Learning, African Conference Success & Recent Acquisitions appeared first on SCORM Explained. As one of the fastest-growing methods of educating and learning new information, skills and necessities, it’s no surprise that eLearning is making headlines wherever you look. Here are just a few of the biggest stories from the industry in recent memory. Whenever you talk to an eLearning Read More. Learning News courses elearning elearning africa

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