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”.


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.


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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,


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.

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. Coffield, another person who often is cited as validating the non-existence of learning styles, noted that the following models “proved to be the most psychometrically sound and ecologically valid.” 2004). 2004).

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.

Why UPS Drivers Don’t Turn Left… And Why Every Organization Should Be Using Learning Data To Drive Strategic Advantage


In 2004, UPS announced a new policy for drivers—one that initially received a lot of flak. It sounds silly, but by analyzing driver data, UPS engineers discovered that left-hand turns were negatively impacting efficiency —often delaying drivers in left-hand turn lanes and wasting time and fuel. Adopting a Market Leader Mindset. Last week, I was reading an article in Inc. Magazine on the importance of fostering a learning culture within an organization.

Why You Don’t Need a SCORM Compliant Learning Management System


or SCORM 2004. Ignore the marketing that says a learning management system is SCORM-compliant. It sounds great. SCORM was first released in 2000, and one of the most common versions is from 2004. Doesn’t that sound easier (and more affordable) than building a SCORM-compliant course with expensive, complex software? Because of the latest version of SCORM was created in 2004, it doesn’t have the capabilities to offer engaging content to learners.


Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

CourseLab - E-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating very nice interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. Freez Screen Video Capture - Screen-capture & screen-recording tool to record screen activities and sounds into standard AVI video files. Coming this Thursday - LMS Marketing - If you build it, will they come?

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. The Big Dogs – which in this case, deals more with market share, for the most part continued to push forward, yet from an innovation standpoint, uh, solid, but not outstanding. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you).

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

In the Consumer Market World. With Video Learning Platforms – video can be what the consumer market identifies as video (usually the case) and yes, equally screen recordings. SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition (rarely used), AICC, PENS – all of which are compliance standards, each with strengths and minuses. . As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Sure, you can use the extensive list of tools on the market, but for those who want real power and complexity ala from the days of Authorware, pickings are slim. Desktop – still the mass approach in the market. iSpring Suite - Supports HTML5 output, audio and video narration, awesome feature set including branded player, SCORM 2004, 1.2 Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. Geared towards the masses.

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. That sounds like a pretty dry and simple thing. As early as 2004, you could find demonstrations by the Korean Education and Research Information Service (KERIS) of SCORM running on COMPAQ PDAs. was so popular and so adopted that people weren’t even bothering with SCORM 2004. The name issue is confusing to the industry and the market for adoption.

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LMS Nightmares

eLearning 24-7

One of my favorite ghost stories is the one with the guy who has a hook and the teenagers are chilling in their car (you know – wink, wink) and then a screeching sound and it is not hook guy opening a can of tuna. Not understanding their own market. For other versions, like SCORM 2004 3rd edition, I know quite a few vendors who didn’t see value in it/had challenges with adding it – time consuming as one vendor told me.

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Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Another of the early free open source systems that were available on the market, eons ago (okay not that long ago). The name sounds like a song you would sing as a good on your pogo stick. In one long breath features include course management, certificates, calender, forums, role management on admin side, authoring tool, assessment, news/announcements, video gallery, surveys, e-commerce, messaging, chat, LDAP and CAS integration, SCORM 2004 and search bar.

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

Its target audience is the rapid content authoring tool market, but while it tries to hit it, it also misses at many levels. or 2004? yet when you go to output and select SCORM 2004, it says it worked. In one view – the customization view, the icon for sound, when clicked says parameters, not sound – yet in the other modes it is sound. This is also where the sound icon, when clicked becomes a parameters window. 2004, AICC.


Wonderful Brain

It’s in the same league as ‘monetization’ and ‘level set’ and, ‘incubator’, words coined to make professionals sound, well, professional. Reward systems are best used, and have been employed as marketing tools by product managers and marketers to move stuff off the shelves or entice people into chasing a purchase. The term may have been first coined by Nick Pelling in March 2004 for his gamification consultancy startup Conundra Ltd, via [link] ).

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

The best system for the education market is Moodle. There are numerous factors that have to be assigned when looking at a system for the education market. Factors that include: System specifically built for the education market – some systems are universal – i.e. education & corporate; others are not. Thankfully there are systems that are starting to offer asynchronous as well (referring to systems that are not universal, rather education market only).

Learning Myths

Convergence Training

In fact, many people have mistaken ideas about what training methods are truly effective and which ones are just–well, bunk or even marketing hype. 2004). ” Sounds like a good group of people to know about, doesn’t it? You’re probably familiar with the concept of an urban myth.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

If I am an authoring tool vendor, I would explore what is happening in the authoring tool market, what my product looks like, how I can make it better for my target audience and what do I see or others I trust see the e-learning space is heading. . It all sounds great, until you start taking a dive into those assets. 2004 (3rd edition) included. In only a select few authoring tools on the market. .

Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

The program included an in-market experience where leaders weren’t just taken to other countries and exposed to executives at other organizations, they were forced to navigate their way through new and unfamiliar terrain by way of activities like a pathfinding scavenger hunt meant to stimulate both discomfort and discovery. When the brain learns, it acquires information through a person’s various senses, and this information travels along the synapses to the short-term memory.

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Create More Income, Impact, and Influence for Your Online Courses and Personal Brand with Professional Self-Made YouTuber Sean Cannell


The best way to market to people is by helping them solve problems when they come to you in their time of need. Know, like, and trust are the three major pillars of marketing and sales. If you can position yourself to help them out when they are looking for those solutions, then you have a great position to build that relationship and the know factor of marketing. He is a marketing person. I think YouTube is a brilliant place to focus your marketing efforts on.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

This was an important marketing point for them, which underscores the weight that an ID degree has in some circles. in instructional design in 2004. What market sector (corporate/academic)? Many instructional designers (myself included) work in the corporate market designing (primarily) self-paced eLearning experiences. It sounds like you need a Montessori School for Instructional Design.

Future Trends in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

According to the "ASTD 2004 State of the Industry Report," technology-delivered learning has increased each year since 1999. Projections for 2004 indicate a 5.8 The analysis also finds "more than half of technology-based delivery was online in 2003 and 2004, and at least 75 percent of online learning was self-paced" (16) In the next three years, there will be a move toward EPSS or Electronic Performance Support Systems.

eLearning Thought Leaders: Eric Bort of Clearly Trained

eLearning Weekly

For the sake of marketing our company and having a focus, we chose the elearning path – but in the end of the day we’re all Flash developers, programmers, graphic designers and animators. That might be sappy sounding, but, it’s what I need after staring at a monitor 40 hours a week. EB: I’m a bit of a homebody… willing to travel if asked but the last conference I spoke at was in 2004, so it’s been a while. What Can You Learn from This Guy?

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

Thomas Stewart sounded a clarion call in his book The Wealth of Knowledge with his exhortation that building the capacity to create economic value through things such as innovating and enhancing brand reputation is as important, or more important, than generating specific results from a specific initiative. Stock market investors value Google at $125 billion. The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online.

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