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Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

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As we approach the end of our SCORM series, in many ways it’s just the beginning for eLearning content standards. While SCORM has dominated the field since it was developed, there are now new kids on the block. This final post provides a perfect opportunity to look to the future of eLearning content development and consider the road ahead. Pitched as a successor to SCORM, xAPI became widely adopted pretty quickly.

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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

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eXe The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, Xerte The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for e-Learning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials.

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Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

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In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? The API allows this communication even if the applications were developed independent to each other, by different people or for different devices. Reading content on a website.

SCORM vs Tin Can API: The difference between compact discs and iTunes

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At some point in the past, eLearning standards were built for facilitating interoperability between content and LMS; now with SCORM and especially Tin Can API, it’s about tracking learning experiences as much as it is about interoperability. With SCORM, importing content from one LMS to another and tracking course data became a seamless and hassle-free process. Whether your course-content is actually effective will solely depend on you.

What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning

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SCORM is an acronym that stands for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model”. It is a set of technical standards that were mainly developed for supporting elearning tools. Moreover, this model is responsible for determining how elearning content and a learning management system (LMS) engage in communication with each other. Basically, SCORM cover two things: content packaging and effective data exchange. Spend less time and resources on content development.

What is xAPI?

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And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built. is still the most popular authoring standard used in eLearning, its weaknesses triggered the development of xAPI. Course Content Technical Help LRS Tin Can API

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Beginners guide to Tin Can API

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In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? The API allows this communication even if the applications were developed independent to each other, by different people or for different devices. Reading content on a website.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). COD (Content on Demand).

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

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Accessibility: If you create online learning content, making it accessible to all learners is crucial. Accessibility means that content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities, from the sensory to the intellectual or technological. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to use. Chunking content also helps to combat learner fatigue.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms

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Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation. The first globally recognized eLearning content standard, developed in the early 1990s by a number of leading aircraft manufacturers. It is a problem solving approach to learning used by instructional designers with a focus on engaging content. Content Delivery Network. An executive level employee in an organisation who defines the learning and development strategy.