e-Learning: In Search of a Better Definition

Big Dog, Little Dog

It is based upon three fundamental criteria: It is networked It is delivered to the end-user via a computer using standard internet technology It focuses on the broadest view of learning. Simulations, document repositories and publishing programs. One of the first definitions for e-learning is ASTD's , who define it as covering a wide set of applications and processes, such as Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. As Stephen Johnson tells us, in his book Where Good Ideas Come From , the openness of standards fosters innovation. . Standards provide several benefits. Learning Standards.

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eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Trivantis

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 major aircraft manufacturers of the time, Boeing, Airbus, and McDonnell Douglas, got together and formed the AICC to come up with a standard way for courses to communicate results to an LMS.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools

CourseArc

Although it’s considered the industry standard for web video, YouTube also has some user experience and accessibility challenges that can complicate the inclusion of their media in your online course. Founded by a group of filmmakers in 2004, Vimeo is a more “specialty” video content hosting and dissemination platform compared to YouTube, since their focus is on the content and not monetization.

TinCan Demystified

eFront

TinCan is heavily promoted as the successor of SCORM and was designed to fix many things that were lacking on the previous standard. The standard is developed by the company RUSTICI but ADL is still the steward of the specification, just like SCORM. The standard doesn’t touch on how you go about translating those messages into something useful. Compared to TinCan, SCORM was a very complex standard. engine and more than 16 months for the SCORM 2004 / 4 edition.

ADDIE Must Die!

KnowledgeStar

NOTE (October, 2012): I first posted this piece in 2004. At the time I was looking at educational theories and methods that had been developed in the early 1970′s that rather mysteriously became the de facto standard for developing educational programs. I saw two major problems. The first is obvious. The way we learned back [.]. Education Future of education instructional design Learning Social Learning

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

Ed App

In this article, we’ll take deeper dive into the differences between three very popular eLearning standards. For some reason most eLearning standards have developed with acronyms, so even establishing exactly what you’re talking about can be a challenge. The AICC standard is one of the earliest eLearning standards. Given that AICC is extremely old by technology standards, is it still worth considering? VS 2004. Standardized Archiving.

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SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

eLearningMind

The heart of SCORM is that it allows Sharable Content Objects (the SCO part of SCORM) or programs to run on multiple LMS platforms in multiple browsers. Put simply, SCORM makes it possible for different brands of LMS platforms to run programs created from different authoring tools.

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

mLevel

When I ask the question of how they measure the success of their programs, ROI (Return on Investment) are three letters that are not often heard. This technology was built to manage and measure the delivery of learning programs across the organization and it does this job very well. 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.

Comprehensive Guide To Picking a SCORM Compliant LMS in 2021

Academy of Mine

SCORM, which stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model, is a standard that allows eLearning content to be accessible by and transferred between any and all of the Learning Management Systems (LMS) that the creator might choose to use. Ideally SCORM 2004 4th Edition).

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SCORM vs xAPI: The Right Choice For Your e-learning

Wizcabin

Without a doubt, choosing the right content standards while creating an online training course will contribute to the longevity of content. While it can be confusing to pick between SCORM and xAPI, getting to understand the two standards and your requirements will make your choice easier. Although SCORM is a widely used standard, xAPI has many features that can help to track and deliver personalized learning experience. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay.

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SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

eLearningMind

The heart of SCORM is that it allows Sharable Content Objects (the SCO part of SCORM) or programs to run on multiple LMS platforms in multiple browsers. Put simply, SCORM makes it possible for different brands of LMS platforms to run programs created from different authoring tools.

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What Is SCORM and Why Is It Important?

KnowledgeAnywhere

Are there any standards or guidelines for the transference of educational content from one platform to another? It is technically not a single set of standards; SCORM is a collection of standards and specifications for eLearning technology, and serves as a guideline or reference point for how developers can successfully use different standards in combination with one another. SCORM 2004.

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How to Create a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget?

Hurix Digital

’ In simple terms, SCORM is a set of standards shared between online platforms and Learning Management Systems (LMS). Just like how DVDs are made using a set of standards and work with any DVD player (irrespective of the brand), SCORM-content works on the same principles. SCORM advises programmers on how to code, and it has become the de facto of e-Learning standards all over the world. SCORM 2004 2nd Edition, SCORM 2004 3rd Edition, and SCORM 2004 4th edition.

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SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

Another set of standards that has the same aim is AICC. SCORM is a set of packaging standards that means once your elearning is set up with the right file structure, uploading a course to the LMS is just a matter of uploading a.zip file. There are several versions of the SCORM standards. and SCORM 2004 (also know as SCORM 1.3). When these standards were originally set up in 1993, they only focused on CD-ROM based training.

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5 Real Benefits of Using xAPI

LearnUpon

So let’s keep things simple and focus on the 5 key benefits that the standard provides. A more stable standard. SCORM 2004, in particular, proved to be very buggy for both eLearning pros and vendors alike. SCORM is still the most popular learning standard. Not one industry expert predicted that SCORM would still be the dominant standard 20 years after its introduction. Now’s the time to start incorporating xAPI course content into your training programs.

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Dreamweaver, CourseBuilder and eLearning Templates

ICS Learning

and 2004 support. Through the Insert > CourseBuilder interaction, that’s all CourseBuilder appears to be – an easy way to create quiz-type questions – though there are a lot of options, from standard multiple choice, to drag’n’drop, to Likert scales. Adobe is SO close with a solid HTML-solution with the CourseBuilder extension… Fortunately, of course, here at ICS we have the knowledge and programming skills to make such SCORM wrappers ourselves.

What is eLearning? How Can I Use It?

Convergence Training

Four Different eLearning Standards: Here’s a look at four eLearning standards for you; it should help you get a better idea of some eLearning basics for workforce training. Although many of the courses that correspond to this standard are courses for the aviation industry, the course does not have to be for the aviation industry to follow this technical standard. SCORM 2004. SCORM 2004 is similar to SCORM 1.2,

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10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

Raptivity

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. SCORM 2004, AICC and JavaScript. No Programming skills required Regardless of the training efforts you take to inculcate eLearning tools’ knowledge in your staff, often staff which is not tech savvy is left out. NO programming skills required at all!

“Experience the Difference” at SCCE’s 17th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, October 21-24, 2018, Las Vegas

Interactive Services

This year’s Compliance & Ethics Institute includes several new features, including: Two new learning tracks – Professional Skills, which focuses on the soft skills that are necessary for a successful compliance program, and Advanced Compliance, which dives deeper into topics pertinent to compliance professionals with more than 10 years of experience. The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), established in 2004, is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

6 Authoring Tool Features That Strengthen Your Onboarding eLearning and ROI

gomo learning

Thankfully, choosing the right authoring tool—and using its best features—makes it easier for you to scale up and personalize an array of learning programs across your whole organization without constantly reinventing the wheel.

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An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. Standardizing these headaches so that web development is more consistant across all web-based devices is the goal of HTML5. Lack of wide support for that standard led to the development of HTML 4.0 It did a better job of stabilizing the language and is still the major standard used today. standard.

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements? It is all because of learning standards that were put into place to ensure consistency in designing and deploying learning solutions. Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements? AICC and SCORM – The Core Standards of eLearning.

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What you don’t need to know about SCORM

Integrated Learnings

SCORM is a standard to help promote interoperability of content between learning management systems. I have recently benefited from developing content for this standard. I was able to start developing content (to the SCORM standard) and use it with a temporary learning management solution while my organization went through the process of choosing an LMS. and 2004), there are two common aspect of all versions of SCORM that are important to understand. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Standard and customizable compliance. 2004, AICC). One more feature which is not required in most cases but would be much of help to advanced authors – is some way to extend/customize tool functionality through programming. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. When do I use it?

Prepare to Be Captivated!

ATD Learning Technologies

Adobe Captivate has been my favorite interactive e-learning tool since the first version way back in 2004. (I No other program has consistently provided the level of interactivity and flexibility that Captivate offers – which is why it has been the number one industry standard authoring tool for so many years. Luckily, I will be your guide as you work through all the wonderful nuances of this program, in the Adobe Captivate Certificate Program from ATD.

Scorm vs Tin Can (xAPI)

Elucidat

The decision about which content standards to use when producing elearning will affect the longevity of your content and systems. Whilst SCORM is the most widely used elearning standard, xAPI opens up a wealth of opportunity for tracking, personalizing and improving learning experiences. The new SCORM standard meant that any SCORM compliant content would workworks with any SCORM compliant LMS.

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Employee Training Platform: 8 Best Features of an Employee Training Platform

Kitaboo

The employee training program should have an easy-to-use authoring tool that allows you to design content varying from simple MS documents to highly interactive courses. 2004), HTML5, xAPI/TinCan, AICC, and LTI.

Top 10 learning content management systems

Ed App

SCORM 2004, AICC PowerPoint, HTML, audio, video, and PDF. Its product suite supports courses from many commercial authoring tools and loads content and it provides tracking on most aspects of a company’s training programs, including operating procedures and policies.

“Labels Do Matter” Could we use the Human Performance Technology Model Statements for Evaluating Instructional Designers?

Coffee and Design

In the second posting, “Labels Do Matter” A brief look at IBSTPI Competencies for Instructional Designers I discuss the background of International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI) and some competencies that can be used for instructional designer differentiation. I also ask because I came across an article, Performance Improvement Competencies for Instructional Technologists (2004) by Dr. James D.

3 Things to Check Before Developing a SCORM Compliant Course

CommLab India

But now, within a span of 2 decades, 77% of companies in the country offer e-learning in their professional development programs. SCORM is a set of technical standards and specifications developed for online educational technology (e-learning). Though SCORM has been the most commonly used content standard for e-learning development ever since its release 16 years ago, it has its own limitations in tracking and reporting. or SCORM 2004.

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The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Javascript is a programming language used to add interactivity and dynamic contact to web pages. SCORM is a development standard for tracking learner progress and assessment scores on e-learning courses. . or SCORM 2004. xAP (the eXperience API) is the next evolution of the SCORM standard. . Most organizations look to meet the W3C standards on accessibility. It can be easy to get lost in the jargon and acronyms that can dominate the chat of our industry.

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

Continu

or SCORM 2004. Reference model” means that SCORM is a set of standards to make sure different learning management systems can work together. SCORM was first released in 2000, and one of the most common versions is from 2004. If you’re hoping to buy a program and start creating immediately, you have a surprise coming. Because of the latest version of SCORM was created in 2004, it doesn’t have the capabilities to offer engaging content to learners.

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Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

Things such as the number of prongs, shape and dimensions of the prongs, polarity and voltage have been published as a standard that manufacturers follow to insure that their plugs and sockets all work together. Compliance with the latest W3C standards however, is a safe course of action to ensure compatibility with a wide range of current web-browsers. SCORM specifies that SCOs use an ECMA Standards compliant scripting language to communicate with the LMS. SCORM 2004 (1.3)

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E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

Captivate is quite capable of handling standard static and interactive training modules, as well as more ambitious custom projects with complex interactions and gamification elements. Developers who have no or little prior experience with Captivate will enjoy a few pleasant gems right from the beginning: A list of pre-set template dimensions, ready to use and adapted for standard PC and mobile screens. Does Captivate 7 support custom programming?

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world. By that time, SCORM was a decade old, and the only serious update had been delivered six years earlier, in 2004. Back in 2000, JavaScript was the only programming language used to create training content in web page format. 4) Allow content to use programming languages other than JavaScript.

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Prepare to Be Captivated!

ATD Learning Technologies

Adobe Captivate has been my favorite interactive e-learning tool since the first version way back in 2004. No other program has consistently provided the level of interactivity and flexibility that Captivate offers – which is why it has been the number one industry standard authoring tool for so many years. Luckily, I will be your guide as you work through all the wonderful nuances of this program, in the Adobe Captivate Certificate Program from ATD.

The #1 WordPress LMS Myth BUSTED

LearnDash

Programs like Articulate and Captivate were chugging along with new features and versions, all of which remaining true to SCORM 2004. The biggest complaint about using WordPress as a learning management system was that it didn’t properly conform to the industry standard protocol (SCORM at the time) for e-learning development. So you think WordPress can’t be a viable learning management system?

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What are SCORM and AICC, By the Way?

CommLab India

SCORM and AICC are learning technology standards that determine how e-learning courses interact with learning management systems (LMSs). And, these courses can be accessed on any LMS that complies with the respective standard. For instance, a SCORM-compliant e-learning course can be hosted on and tracked by any LMS which complies with the SCORM learning standard. Most LMSs comply with both learning technology standards. Let us now see more about these two standards.

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What Is a Learning Management System? Four Basic LMS Functions You Need to Know.

PlatCore

From the LMS Guidebook , here is an overview of the functions of an LMS: “A multi-user software application that helps organizations manage training events, self-paced courses, and blended learning programs. Systems may support learning standards such as SCORM 1.2 or 2004 or support other content types such as PDF or videos. If you know it or not, you have likely used a Learning Management System (LMS).

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