Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

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SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model): A set of standards developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) and applied when developing LMS content. Self-paced learning: Asynchronous instruction that allows learners to control the pace and timing of their progress through course materials. Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI.

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ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. A predecessor to SCORM, AICC was difficult to work with and many steps were required to get content in the format running in a learning management system (LMS). Asynchronous Learning. Popular eLearning content standards include SCORM, xAPI, and AICC.

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

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ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning): An initiative established by the US Department Of Defense in 1999, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee): The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard.

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The optimum solution may then be to reduce the required instructor-led training through the use of on-line (asynchronous) prep courses. Asynchronous e-Learning. Asynchronous e-learning includes courses and training materials that can be accessed by the student at any time. However, many good asynchronous courses do provide access to forums and threaded discussion groups to give the student the ability to ask questions or have non-real time discussions.