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Adobe Captivate: The SCORM Cloud

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      If you need your Captivate project to report learner scores and interactions, you'll likely need to publish as a SCORM-compliant package and then upload it into an LMS. To save you a significant amount of work, Captivate allows you to verify your lesson will report accurately with an LMS via a free feature called  Preview in SCORM Cloud.

Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS


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?


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


ADL eLearning, SCORM, and xAPI Survey

eLearning Chef

The ADL Initiative has launched a new effort to create a SCORM profile of the Experience API (xAPI). ADL wants your input to help inform our direction for this effort, and to gauge your current usage of distributed learning products, services, SCORM and xAPI. Learning Mgmt Systems SCORM/xAPI The target audience for this survey is anyone in the education and training community familiar with distributed learning. The survey should take no longer than fifteen minutes to complete. To participate in the survey, click the link below and begin! link].

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Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

Supports multiple content formats to suit various learning needs It should also support microlearning content of various types, including video, Tin Can, SCORM, text or images; which allows you to leverage existing content and create new. Microlearning: Small Bites, Big Impact. must-haves every organization needs to be. successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents.

Life and Learning in a Post-SCORM World

Torrance Learning

As learning professionals, we’ve lived in a SCORM world for a least the past decade; SCORM being the set of standards for sharing and tracking learning content. In the Winter 2016 issue of xAPI Quarterly , she answers two frequently asked questions: “What can I do with xAPI that I couldn’t do with SCORM?” Not as familiar with xAPI? Click here.).


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


A SCORM-Certified LMS Helps Companies Score


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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SCORM Still Dominating ELearning?


For a very long time, SCORM was the go-to protocol for tracking and recording elearning. All the major elearning development platforms made it possible to publish to a version of SCORM so that the courses could be uploaded to the learning management system of your choice. Yet, it still amazes me how many people still talk about (and ask for) SCORM support.


Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM


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.


Everything you need to know about SCORM

Lambda Solutions

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

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.


AICC, SCORM , xAPI, CC/LTI, CMI-5…What Does It All Mean?

eLearning Chef

However, the only one of significant relevance today is AGR CMI001, also known as AICC-HACP , being the most recently updated and, by using direct POST capabilities, avoiding Javascript cross-domain issues inherent with the SCORM API ( detailed discussion on the AICC forum). SCORM. While the AICC specification may have stagnated, it provided the groundwork for the next significant spec: SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model). Per the SCORM Wikipedia entry, “ SCORM is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based e-learning. and 2004.


What Is The Difference Between SCORM And Tin Can API?

Origin Learning

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 *.


Integrating Raptivity Output with Captivate using the Multi-SCORM Packager


Captivate doesn’t expose methods by which it can track any outside SCORM objects within it. However, it does support a Multi-SCORM packager which one can use to track different SCORM packages together. Here is a short video which would explain the steps of tracking Raptivity SCORM output (both Flash and HTML5 output) using the Multi-SCORM packager utility of Captivate 8.

Building the Next Generation of SCORM

Integrated Learnings

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.


Simple Anatomy of SCORM-based E-Learning

Integrated Learnings

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.


Tip of the Week: Track Raptivity SCORM Output with Captivate using its Multi-SCORM Packager


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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?

Tin Can API vs SCORM: which should you choose?


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


iSpring Now Supports cmi5, the Next Generation of SCORM

iSpring Solutions

Before, those in e-Learning had to decide whether to favor SCORM or xAPI. cmi5 is a bridge between SCORM and xAPI that consolidates the best of these two standards for LMSs. Shared. Starting this June, iSpring authoring tools support publishing to the new format for LMSs - cmi5. To learn what cmi5 is and why you should use it, read this article. Read more ». iSpring News


ELearning Resolution: No More SCORM


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. The new year is just around the corner, literally just a couple weeks away. And with every new year comes new expectations and resolutions. Authoring tools make it simple to publish to Tin Can API. tin can api

Become a SCORM pro – Day 1. What is SCORM?


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?


The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content


The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content. The post The Power of Free Learnings – Non-SCORM Content appeared first on Gyrus. In the modern world, we have access to a wide-variety of free content. When evaluating your learning program, are you making the most of what is available to you? Evaluate Current Content. Videos found on YouTube provide an alternative perspective.


Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can


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.


SCORM Implementation Strategies For Mobile: mLearnCon

Upside Learning

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. Covering some interesting use cases, common technical challenges and the best practices, it is a great resource for anyone who wants to implement SCORM for mobile devices. and/or SCORM 2004.


17 Things You Can Do Better With xAPI Than with SCORM

ATD Learning Technologies

Here are 17 things you can do better with xAPI than with SCORM. 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? Join me for ATD’s Essentials of Creating Learning Experiences With xAPI.

Advantages and Disadvantages of SCORM 1.2 vs 2004

eLearning Chef

Despite the growth and excitement around the xAPI (TinCan) spec, SCORM remains the most popular and supported method of ensuring a standardized communication between an online course and the LMS. While SCORM 2004 is dated by its very name, it has gone through several revisions and absolutely remains (at this time) a viable solution for tracking your courseware. However, many LMS products still lack in full SCORM 2004 support, various tools interpret the spec differently, and it does add a bit more complexity to the overall setup of the course. It depends!


Surprise! Knowledge Guru Summer Release Adds SCORM, Security Features

Knowledge Guru

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 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. Clearly, xAPI, because it includes a wide range of workplace learning experiences, is superior to SCORM for tracking activity, but it is still about activity, not learning. image from Pixabay ].

Where SCORM Ends and xAPI Starts


If you are involved in the elearning industry then you are well aware of SCORM. Heck, even people who are not working with elearning and learning management systems seem to know about SCORM. For years and years SCORM was the be-all, end-all for data recording and reporting with regards to elearning. It’s like SCORM, but better. Image credited to  Torrance Learning.


New SCORM standard: I (Actor/Agent) Did (Verb) This (Activity) #TinCanApi

Challenge to Learn

Scorm is finally going to catch up with the current times. Learning #TinCanApi Project TinCan ScormThis evening I attended a webinar by ADL: the new standard (project TinCan) kickoff. The ADL will launch it in June. The ‘I’ can be something like a person, a group, a community. The ‘This’ can be any activity that has a learning experience.


SCORM-ify YouTube Videos with ScoTube

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

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.

Choosing the Best Articulate Storyline and Studio SCORM Publish Settings

Inquisiq LMS

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 or 2004? eLearning SCORM

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SCORM – When you need Inter-Operatibility between E-learning Platforms!


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


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.