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Standard Options Apply


The choices made soon will ultimately impact what you will be able to do with xAPI 3, 5 and 20 years from now. I’m going to lay out options for how we can approach standardization and the reasoning behind them. I’m going to ask you as vendors, entrepreneurs, developers, designers from all around the world to provide me with your counsel as I ultimately must direct the effort. I ask you to support your interests with your participation as we go forward. In August, 2014 I participated in one of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) monthly meetings. It works.

Blended Learning Becoming Standard


Blended learning is on the rise, at least that is what the reports tell us. The use of mobile technology in nearly every facet of life today makes blended learning a natural choice. In fact, ignoring the benefits of today’s tech tools appears to be plain irresponsible. Why is it Popular? But there are other potential factors as well. For instance, recently the U.S. Blackboard. Knewton.

Elearning platforms meeting PENS standard makes online training easier


Having an LMS that meets the PENS standard is a one-click process, saving course authors time. Having an LMS that meets the Package Exchange Notification System ( PENS ) standard , coupled with an authoring tool, will save course authors time and ibuprofen. In its next update, the Docebo LMS will support the PENS standard. Source: [link]. START A FREE TRIAL.


What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?


Whether in terms of food, music, friends or significant others, we all know standard are important. Thanks to the Aviation Industry Computer-based Training Committee (AICC) , elearning standards have been in place since 1988. xAPI – Meet the New Standard. xAPI is the leading edge standard for the future of learning technology. As they Chat with a mentor.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

meet that goal, you might establish these objectives: 1) Standardize and ramp up hiring. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop.

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Everything E-Learning

To accomplish this, the industry has come up with several eLearning standards that allow courses created by any vendor to “talk” with an LMS created by any other vendor. In this article we’re going to look at the history of those standards, and where we are today. The first standard for training media was published in 1989, and was based on a PC platform. SCORM.

How Sitka Gear Is Setting The Standard For Training In The Outdoor World

Wisetail LMS

Sika Gear is setting the standard for product knowledge training in the outdoor industry. The post How Sitka Gear Is Setting The Standard For Training In The Outdoor World appeared first on Wisetail. Premium brands deserve premium training. All LMS Best Practices

valued work is not standardized

Learning and Working on the Web

Some work keeps going away: standardized & routine jobs. For example, enabling people to easily change work roles, without the straight jacket of HR’s competency models, is one way to get rid of the standardized job, which has no place in a creative economy. This does not mean everyone will be on standardized training courses though. Why didn’t employment fall?

What is the AICC Standard and How is it Relevant to My eLearning Plan?


These universal specifications set forth by the AICC soon reached far beyond the aviation community and into the corporate training world, making AICC the first elearning standard in the world. CMI-5 compliance is the successor to AICC, and the good news is that CMI-5 conforms to the newest standard, experience API (xAPI). Is AICC Still Applicable? START A TRIAL.

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

standard classroom training is not much better than about 10 percent. GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? Gaming vs. Gamification.4 Key Elements of Gamification.4 Making a Case For Gamification.12 Gamification Requirements Gathering.12 Conclusion.16

Rustici Acquisition and Open Standards

eLearning Chef

Rustici is a reputable company with a lot of talented folks and deep involvement in eLearning standards such as SCORM and ‘TinCan’ (xAPI !).

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

Challenge to Learn

This evening I attended a webinar by ADL: the new standard (project TinCan) kickoff. The next step is the adoption of the standard by authoring tools and LMS. This standard will enable next generation e-learning for a lot of people. For more details see  the presentation, it contains links to even more detailed information. I’m not a standard specialist.


ILT…Is It Still the Gold Standard?

Your Training Edge

In the training world, we often refer to instructor-led-training (ILT) as the gold standard. Is it time we had a new gold standard? ILT became the gold standard not because it’s perfect (we all know that isn’t true), but because it’s better than other traditional methods of training. Enter “Technology-Enabled-Learning” MOOCs as the new Gold Standard.

What is the Fair Labor Standards Act?


Employer or employee, it''s important to know how the Wages and Fair Labor Standards Act applies to you. This post covers which businesses fall under FLsA and what employers should know regarding its requirements. For employees, we cover minimum wage and hour expectations, as well as youth employment guidelines. Right eLearning Solutions

Greater task variety means no more standardized work

Learning and Working on the Web

The resurrection of American manufacturing will require more than simply bringing back production to America. Global manufacturing is at the cusp of a massive transformation as the new economics of energy and labor plays out and a set of new technologies—robotics, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, and nanotechnology—are advancing rapidly. Steve Denning. It is becoming complex.

SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible


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. It is more or less the same way the bulb and a socket are compatible, i.e. they fit the same standards. The post SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible appeared first on eLearning Experts. SCORM has come a Long Way! The 1.2

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Instructor Led Training…Is It Still the Gold Standard?

Your Training Edge

In the training world, we often refer to instructor-led-training (ILT) as the gold standard. Is it time we had a new gold standard? ILT became the gold standard not because it’s perfect (we all know that isn’t true), but because it’s better than other traditional methods of training. Enter “Technology-Enabled-Learning” MOOCs as the new Gold Standard.

Create a Standard Performance Support Design Methodology by Frank Nguyen and Kangmei Yang

Learning Solutions Magazine

In this article, we outline a standard. While training is useful and pragmatic, there are more efficient and effective methods to enable employee. performance. One of these is combining training and performance support. methodology for designing performance support, based on the experience of a Fortune 100 organization. Design Strategies Development Strategies Emerging Topics Management Performance Support

Guide to Updated GHS Standards in Canada, Europe, and the US


The switch from country-specific hazardous materials labeling, standards, and training to the UN GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) can be confusing. European Union standards have already been changed to meet GHS criteria by the CLP Regulation. Labels are standardized under the GHS. In the U.S., Pre-GHS USA (OSHA) Label. Flammable.

Nintendo’s Four I Standard

Upside Learning

He mentioned the “Four I’s&# that Nintendo uses as a standard for the games it develops. The reason, I believe, is that it meets the standards we set for all software we develop. We call these standards the Four Is. Makes much sense to me; there is much wisdom for Instructional Designers seeking to design learning games in Nintendo’s 4I’s standard.

White Paper: eLearning Reporting Standards: SCORM and Tin Can

The Learning Dispatch

The paper helps you gain basic knowledge of terms and an understanding of the standards that provide the foundation for SCORM and xAPI (such as " TinCan "), and then discusses the how xAPi addresses some of the key limitations of SCORM in areas including: Security Use outside the LMS Use outside the browser Offline support Web and native app tracking Tracking virtual worlds and simulations Tracking informal learning Tracking group performance Download Tracking and Reporting Standards for Training: SCORM and xAPI

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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


Learning Standards/Specifications (Experience API). Here are a few developments that we might be witnessing this year: Wider acceptance as the standard Enterprise Development Platform (combined with CSS and JavaScript) for building web-based applications. 2014 will be the year of Experience API with a greater adoption of the standard worldwide. Learning Analytics. HTML5.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning


Most discussions revolve around the technical aspects related to the definition and implementation of the standard, which is crucial at this stage of its evolution. However, in addition to the technical aspects, it is also important  to have constructive discussions on the potential applications of this new standard in the learning and performance management landscapes. INTRODUCTION.

Discursive or recursive? The fractal nature of education


Advancement classroom learning Corporate Learning future of learning learning technologies "push" learning adopt and adapt creativity in learning learning assessment learning process learning technology recursive learning standardised testing standardized testing" What would it take for us to leave the safe and mundane world of product based, recursive education behind and adopt new pedagogies that promote self discovery, digression from prescribed pathways and learning by a process of serendipity?".

Lines are being drawn.over learning technology standards and specs?

Ellen Wagner

Interesting article in today's Chronicle of Higher Education's Wired Campus about a growing shitstorm around learning technology standards. Per Jeff Young, author of article in question: "The issue centers around a single line of the 53-page grant guidelines for the. Business Higher Education LMS News Technology Trends

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

intranets social media definition discussion forums enterprise social networking heterarchy intranet knowledge management personal profiles roles SII SME social business Social Intranet Index social networking standard standardisation standardization web 2.0There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? They all are.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

intranets social media collaboration culture definition discussion forums enterprise social networking evolution heterarchy intranet knowledge management maturity maturity model organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture personal profiles roles SII SME social business social intranet Social Intranet Index social networking standard standardisation standardization web 2.0

User Assistance: Standard Gauge

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In 21st Century Australia, there isn't a standard national rail gauge. Gauge is the gap between railway tracks.) In some states, narrow gauge is used, in others broad gauge, and ironically in just one state, standard gauge. It started well, with a decision by the British Government's Secretary of State for the Colonies that all colonies should adopt standard gauge. Let's think standards, and how standard adoption by an industry can go horribly wrong with enormous, long-term financial consequences. Broad gauge became the new standard in 1854.

Paul Reevs Triumph University: Standardizing Best Practices Around the Globe at Corporate U Week

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from this morning’s opening session Corporate University Week. Paul Reevs Director of Organizational Development Triumph Group, Inc. Triumph U is young – 18 months. 44 independent companies – 64 locations in 7 countries; 12,000 employees. functional areas within company. Looked across company and identified four areas: triumph culture, Partnerships throughout the org with: SMEs, HR Ambassadors, CoP (clusters of subject matter experts) He has a staff of 4. Needs to rely heavily on those partners. Use your leaders as instructors. corporate university

IMS Global Learning Consortium: Interoperability Standards for Education by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Interoperability is a major concern as platforms and technologies for learning proliferate. SCORM and the. xAPI, LMSs, and LRSs came about because of attention from government and corporate organizations. what about the education field? The IMS Global Learning Consortium provides guidance and support for. learning technology in organizations worldwide.

Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

If and when it meets their standards they will add it to the marketplace, which means it will be discoverable by the public. In fact, one of their standards is that the course contains a minimum of 30 minutes of video content. In case anyone from the Udemy team is reading this, I respectfully suggest the following improvements… Relax the enforcement of the standards.

Creating a Leaderboard in Storyline Using Tin Can API


What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of gamifying a course? Points? Badges? Scores? Levels? While all of this can be added in a course, it is not until you include a leaderboard that the gamification experience feels ‘complete’. Up until this point, there have been few ways to add a leaderboard to a course without the support of a gamified platform (an LMS or other).

Putting Out Fires, Part 4: Setting eLearning Standards by Jennifer De Vries and Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

or project standards for eLearning courses. These standards make it easier for the team members to pick. Here’s a quick primer on standards. When working on a large project with multiple team members, it is common to have a set of organizational. up each other’s work, based on availability. Design Strategies Development Strategies Project Management

Common Cartridge


Common Cartridge is a standard created by the by the IMS Global Learning Consortium  that allows digital content and assessments to be bundled together in a package and then imported into a Learning Management System. The common cartridge package can then be imported into any LMS that supports the standard. IMS Standards common cartridge ims globalThis is especially useful when using multiple LTI tools to assemble a course. For example, the course content could be created with CourseArc, quizzes with Quizlet, and a collaborative class notebook with OneNote Class Notebook.

Talking Performance Improvement and Certificates with MedBiquitous

Web Courseworks

MedBiq is a group of innovators who create standards for, and generally push the boundaries of, medical education technology. learned there, to my surprise, about another effort to get past the certificate: MedBiquitous’s Activity Report standard. No one involved with continuing education—not learners, not designers, certainly not LMS product owners—likes certificates. link].

Talent Development Reporting Principles: The Evolving Standard for L&D


There is an effort underway by many leading L&D practitioners and thought leaders to bring reporting standards to our field. We firmly believe that learning and development should have its own set of reporting principles and standard, consistently-defined measures, just like accounting. eLearning Solutions