Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can


“SCORM 2004 is dying (if not already dead!).” 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. In essence, SCORM 2004 always lived in the shadow of SCORM 1.2. Reasons SCORM 2004 Failed. There are a multitude of reasons why SCORM 2004 failed. The major contribution of SCORM 2004 was the “simple sequencing model”.


How Taking Baby Steps Can Lead to Giant Success in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Taking baby steps to achieve giant success in elearning The most difficult part of starting a project is making that crucial "first step.” Especially in elearning where the market is flooded with too many choices for authoring tools, software, and learning management systems, it is so easy for any project lead to get lost in the maze. Topics this issue: 1. Taking baby steps to achieve giant success in elearning 2. Featured slideshow: "Readiness to Study" 3.


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Why is Instructional Design Trending Downward.since 2004?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I see the digital marketing world promoting the online courses as another great form of content. The graphic above comes from trends.google.com using the search term "instructional design". This is a bit surprising to me as I see online training becoming more and more popular every day. I see more and more bloggers in the world of online training. And of course the blog aggregation

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. The most recent version, SCORM 2004, provides three major advantages over previous versions: It allows the instructor to see if a learner completed a course before awarding a pass/fail grade. Tin Can API/xAPI is gaining market ground on SCORM because it can record activities outside of the LMS for companies that incorporate a blended learning strategy. SCORM 2004


Affiliate Marketing for Course Creators with Dean Holland


Learn about affiliate marketing for course creators with Dean Holland in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. Dean has worked with running his own education-based business online and with affiliate marketing, and he has a book called The Iceberg Effect.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

The LMS market is strong. They are necessary for the evolution of any system and mandatory to garner more market share. How many times have you looked at a system, only to say to yourselves, wasn’t that available back in 2004 and if so, why are they touting that as something new? Here is the thing, what these vendors fail to understand is these markets are selecting open source solutions, often for the following. Marketing.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Latest data: 95% of the tablet market is owned by iPad. 35 tablets will hit the market starting in early Q4 to late Q1 2011. HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. There are over 30 tablets already in the market, besides the iPad, including some that run on the Android OS. This does not include the other tablets already out in the market, nor the Galaxy. If you are in the TM market, you should.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. This is a growing market with new vendors showing up, but at the same time, others disappearing. The RCAT market, regardless if it is fee based or not, has come down to a single key question: What is a WBT course? There are those who stand out -mainly due to name recognition and market share and not necessarily because they have a great RCAT.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Latest data: 95% of the tablet market is owned by iPad. 35 tablets will hit the market starting in early Q4 to late Q1 2011. HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. There are over 30 tablets already in the market, besides the iPad, including some that run on the Android OS. If it is, then kudos to those vendors for taking a huge leap in moving forward in the market – it is much needed.

The Importance of Ensuring Your LMS is SCORM Compliant

eThink Education

If you’re currently exploring the vast eLearning market in search of a Learning Management System (LMS) for your organization, you may have seen the phrase “SCORM compliant” referenced as a must-have feature. SCORM 2004. SCORM 2004, The follow-up to SCORM 1.2,


Eight Successful Years Of Providing Innovative Learning Solutions

Upside Learning

8 years back, on 7 th April 2004, we began as a boot-strapped startup. It’s a significant achievement for us both in terms of completing 8 successful years and having earned a name for ourselves in the global market. Here’s a quick video put together by our marketing folks highlighting the important milestones. Today, in 2012, we have come a long way, but still treading the same path of providing innovative learning solutions. We feel proud of our achievements so far.

Asynchronous Vs. Synchronous Learning: What’s Best for Your Students

Hurix Digital

in 2004 to 43.1% So much so that the online education market will breach the revenue mark of $2 billion and thus, reach approximately 9.5 The emergence of online education has quite literally opened up a world of new possibilities.

The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI


When the LMS first hit the market, it was built to support SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model, or a set of technical standards for e-learning software products) as a measurement tool. As a 2004 technology, the LMS helps companies capture completion and user engagement data but not much else. While new to the market, everyone got excited about X-API because it helped move the ball further down the road towards measuring ROI from learning.

eLearning Australia

Upside Learning

We’ve been serving the Australian market for more than four years now. It’s not a large market for us but one that has been growing consistently. A little googling and I discovered this report from The Canadian Trade Service, claiming the y-o-y growth rates in Australian elearning market to be around 27.3% between 2004 & 2009 and 12.8%

Global Accessibility Awareness Day at DigitalChalk

DigitalChalk eLearning

He serves as a member of the Advisory Board to the Industries for the Blind and was named to the North Carolina Commission for the Blind by Governor Mike Easley in 2004. Announcements For DigitalChalk Users Marketing GAADWhat is Global Accessibility Awareness Day? Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) aims to encourage the creators of technology systems to consider how they can improve accessibility to their platforms. GAAD was created by Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion in 2011.

What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

It’s also tough to make a decision on what eLearning publishing standard will suit the needs of your organization and there’s a lot to consider, including legacy requirements and LMS compatibility, so sometimes it’s not a simple as just choosing the newest offering on the market. VS 2004.


What is a Mobisode? and Why They Are Useful

Infopro Learning

We aren’t the first to use the term mobisode, in 2004 Fox broadcasting company introduced the blended word of “mobile” and “episode” for the show 24. Second, most Learning Management Systems (LMS) on the market today allow you to upload MP4 videos, such as our own LMS, GnosisConnect , which makes it insanely easy to upload and distribute mobisodes to mobile learners. #2: A Mobisode is short video for mobile learning developed by Infopro Learning. Why We Made Mobisodes.

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Make Online Classrooms Fun with Game-Based Learning


Teed (2004) suggests that there are several elements that define an activity as a game: Competition: The score-keeping element and/or winning conditions motivate players and help assess their performance. There are quite some tools in the market that can help you build engaging learning games.

Learning Styles and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

A couple of people said that by doing this, it was a marketing maneuver for clicks. Gardner in 2000, said there was little evidence for his theory to be true, and again in 2004. 2004). 2004).

ELearning Evolution The Past 10 Years


It is hard to believe that 2004 was a decade ago. Smartphones, tablets, and similar devices flooded the market opening up new possibilities for how we learn on the go. The next few years will be somewhat of a golden era for elearning as the market is flooded with these concepts. ELearning was really starting to take-off at this point, especially given the overhaul of the former SCORM protocol that used to dominate elearning.

Six Years of Innovative and Effective eLearning

Upside Learning

We celebrated our 6th Anniversary on 7th April, 2010, and I realized that Upside Learning had come a long way since its inception in early 2004. We’ve had several important milestones in these six years, put in a presentation by our fine marketing folk. Anniversaries are a good time to reflect on what’s been achieved and plan for the year ahead.

Extreme Times

Clark Quinn

In 2004, I co-wrote a chapter with Eileen Clegg for Marcia Conner & James G. Environmental monitoring isn’t new, as most organizations track market trends, competitive analysis, customer sentiment, and more.

Meet 50 Northwestern alumni behind some of Chicago’s top startups


He holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Kellogg in 1995. James (Jamie) Crouthamel founded Performics in 1998 and lead the company as its president and CEO until it was sold to DoubleClick in 2004. She received her MBA from Kellogg in 2001, with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Marketing and Strategy. Ellis is a Kellogg alum with a degree in Analytical Consulting, Finance and Marketing. Recap from: Built In Chicago News Article.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

IBM was stuck at one time losing shares to other companies like Intel & Dell, they re-engineered their whole company, its system, its offerings and its people in 2003 and 2004. Presence in virtual markets through websites allows exposure to a great global market, saving both time and money and getting exposure to masses around the world. With the rapidly changing preferences of markets, it is necessary to look for change and adapt as quickly as possible to it.

Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

The report indicates that: The global eLearning industry is now in the midst of a perfect storm of market conditions that are driving revenues down including weak demand for most self-paced products, commoditization, the late stage of eLearning’s product lifecycle, pronounced product substitution, and the so called leapfrog effect with buyers in developing countries completely bypassing eLearning for newer products. billion from the market between 2016 and 2021.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

The tool enables collaborative development and collaborative reviews, decreasing time to market while increasing content quality. SCORM 2004, AICC, or xAPI). When used with Inkling’s Content Discovery Platform (makes content discoverable by search engines), Inkling Habitat markets itself as an end-to-end solution for building, marketing, selling, and distributing digital products to multiple platforms and across third-party channels.

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a chasm of foundational business understanding between L&D practitioners and the business leaders who run core organizational functions such as Sales and Marketing, Operations, and Finance. 2004. In January of this year, JD Dillon produced a nice blog post on insights for 2018. He curated several L&D thought leaders to share their thoughts on what L&D practitioners should focus on for 2018. He formulated a variety of questions to which they responded.

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Games Build Community & Associations: ASAE Technology Conference Session

Web Courseworks

That was back in 2004 when he was a new professor just returning from a stint with Henry Jenkins at MIT. I learned at the Games, Learning, and Society program at the UW-Madison that video games have a lot to teach educators and marketers. I will be speaking at one of the last Idea Labs at the ASAE Technology Conference next Friday, February 12 th at 3:30PM.

Best Ways to Convert Your PDF Files to XML


There are multiple tools available in the market both for Mac and Windows users that allow for the easy conversion of PDF files to XML format. To be able to view the converted documents, users need to have Office 2004.

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Our Top Tips for Managing from Home


Sales & Marketing Team – Colorado, USA. At Xyleme, we’re committed to helping our partners succeed in an ever-changing learning ecosystem, and we’ve been empowering organizations to create, publish, deliver, manage, maintain and analyze learning content more effectively since 2004.

SCORM Still Dominating ELearning?


Personally, I believe that Tin Can API has a marketing problem. The bigger picture here though is that they now know that there is a better way of doing things than what we did in 2004. 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.


SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api


in 2000) was followed by a very slow progression of updates, culminating in SCORM 2004 in, unsurprisingly, 2004 which introduced sequencing, among other things. The last major update was the 2004 4th Edition, released 6 years ago in 2009, but since the introduction of new training and elearning techniques and technology training has started to show less reliance on SCORM, and SCORM compliance isn’t the be all and end all it once was.


Saffron Interactive Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20TM Gamification Companies List for 6th consecutive year

Saffron Interactive

Raleigh, NC – July 25, 2019 – Training Industry today announced that Saffron Interactive has been named to the 2019 Top Training Companies List for the gamification sector of the learning and development market. Saffron Interactive’s gamified interactions use behavioural and neuroscience principles to target intrinsic motivations,” said Danielle Draewell, market research analyst at Training Industry, Inc.

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool


SCORM 2004, AICC and JavaScript. Note: This blog has been posted by Raptivity Marketing Team on behalf of Magdalene. It truly does not count if you are a professional or a beginner; thanks to Raptivity, you don’t require any programming or technical skills to wow your learners. Here are ten reasons I feel Raptivity is a must have for every learning professional.

How to speed up Knowledge Transfer  

Learning Wire

billion a year by failing to share knowledge” ( Babcock , 2004). Customer area – the focus is on the customers and how they can benefit from your KT efforts: increasing the quality of products / raising customer satisfaction & loyalty / accelerating time to market are client-focus examples. 2004). Is the pace of business really speeding up?

General Electric Names New Head of Learning

CLO Magazine

Linda Boff is General Electric’s vice president of learning and culture and chief marketing officer. Boff takes on the position in addition to her current role as GE chief marketing officer, a position she has held since 2015. Connecting the marketing and learning worlds allows us to rethink GE’s cultural impact and extend the learnings from our culture transformation with the world.”.

Our Tips for Balancing Kids & Working from Home


Marketing Team – Connecticut, USA. At Xyleme , we’re committed to helping our partners succeed in an ever-changing learning ecosystem, and we’ve been empowering organizations to create, publish, deliver, manage, maintain and analyze learning content more effectively since 2004. .