Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). As per most of the market research reports, mobile learning is poised to grow at an incredible rate due to the following factors: • Higher sales (growth) rates of smart phones and tablets the world over. • Higher adoption rates of smart phones and tablets for business related activities in the work place.



Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). Recommendation and adoption of the best technologies in the solutioning stage of our business What are your research findings on these disruptive technologies that could create wonderful impacts on e-learning? Disruptors are innovators, but not all innovators are disruptors — in the same way that a square is a rectangle but not all rectangles are squares. ” ~ Forbes Magazine.


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The ongoing work of learning standards


The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative of the Department of Defense finally had enough. They wanted a standard, took a plausible set of standards from the work, and called it the Standard Courseware Object Reference Model (SCORM). The ADL provided compliance testing, so that content and systems could be validated for interoperability. And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

This session will explore the business value behind learning ecosystems. You will examine how the Experience API enables new technologies for a next-generation learning and performance architecture that you can build and evolve to unlock business value and competitive advantages for your organization. You will explore the technology shifts, business drivers, use cases, and examples of business outcomes of learning ecosystem solutions.

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

Origin Learning

Designed specifically to cater to eLearning courseware designed for use in the aviation industry, the standards were adopted by course-providers to create eLearning content for all industries. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. eLearning as a training medium to foster learning at the workplace has been in existence for over two decades now.

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What is SCORM?

Origin Learning

Advanced Distributed Learning, better known as ADL – the United States based research group which produced these standards aimed to achieve 4 key goals: Interoperability –The ability of software to be created in one location with a particular set of tools and be used on a different platform in a different location with a different set of tools. The following business benefits are notable –.


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


SCORM the trailblazer: SCORM revolutionized the eLearning industry because content developers, instructional designers and courseware administrators could freely use any LMS to create training programs , without having to worry about data interoperability. 1999: Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) – The US Department of Defence founded Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL Initiative) with the goal to improve the access and delivery of training to military forces.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

It has certainly been a "month of Sundays" since I last posted to this blog and I offer apologies for not sharing more throughout what has proved to be a very busy and productive summer and fall season. As discussed recently with Judy Brown , ADL's mobile learning expert and industry Mobile Maven, the concepts underlying mobile learning run wide and deep.

Free e-Learning books


This e-Book will help you make a broad, fundamental connection between learning, e-Learning, and your organizations mission, business objectives, and the bottom line. This is a “must read&# for managers and executives who are interested in aligning learning and training efforts and investments with larger business objectives.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). By furthering their success, you are, in turn, facilitating the success of your business. Responsive design is essential for software and courseware intended for use on mobile devices. From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around.