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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. eLearning past: AICC. That’s also evident from the fact that the AICC specification hasn’t been updated in over ten years.

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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.

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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.

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.