Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. New Standards May Provide the Answer. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

The Community Responds


In almost every comment on the blog and sentiments shared with me via emails and Skype and instant messages, there’s near universal support for a modular approach to standardization. A fourth standard to cover retention policy, privacy, protection, access, delegation and security. A separation of the Data Model (statement structure and its components) from the Data Binding (JSON), effectively making it possible to work with XML, or other bindings, as an alternative.

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Semantic Interoperability

Experience API

There’s a strong possibility that collaborative work between ADL and IMS could help a great deal. What would alternatives look like? We think ADL could assert an information model. As a subtle alternative, ADL could host a collaborative process with some authority.

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Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Rewind briefly to a day in 2010, when the dew was still fresh and early morning sun filled the meeting room at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). The Alternative. Fortunately, the ADL effort wasn’t a total loss.


SCORM vs. Tin Can xAPI: A simple guide to everything you need to know

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Since the beginning of learning management systems (LMS), SCORM has been recognised as the industry-standard model for progress tracking in online courses. However, in recent years, SCORM has been replaced by another more future-proof, feature-heavy standard.


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


Reference model” means that SCORM is a set of standards to make sure different learning management systems can work together. When ADL created SCORM trainers weren’t thinking about these things yet. There are Alternatives.


Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

SCORM won the hearts of L&D folk everywhere, when it was invented by the ADL in 2000. SCORM solved this headache by providing a standard software specification that worked across all learning technology. Modern Alternatives to SCORM.

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


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.

The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

ADL’s Jason Haag places mobile learning in context, reviewing influential ideas and arguing for the ability of mobile devices to deliver on that attractive anywhere, any time promise. using mobile to reiterate, remind and standardize. John Park recently blogged about alternatives for mobile development. A faint pulse today. Most of what is said and written about mobile learning and support touts potential and points to the future.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The deliverables of the design phase will typically include: Design Document – will identify objectives and goals, instructional approach, implementation strategies, detailed curriculum, content outlines for all instruction and will establish all design standards. More traditional video conferencing systems have been available for many years and provide a convenient alternative to face-to-face meetings. Open Standards. There are really two basic standards issues.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms


The first globally recognized eLearning content standard, developed in the early 1990s by a number of leading aircraft manufacturers. Originally used to compress image files, now it is most prominent for moving images which are a lightweight alternative to video.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


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. JavaScript also manages communications between standards like SCORM or xAPI and an LMS.