ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/08/2010 ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter eFront is an LMS commited to international standards. Through time we offered support for SCORM 1.2

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What is the plan for DISC, xAPI, and ADL?


Towards the end of last year, our big announcement was the formation of the not-for-profit Consortium formed to handle the governance and address the evolution of xAPI with/for ADL. doesn’t require ADL’s permission for us to do this. That’s a feature, not a bug — we licensed xAPI in this way so that it couldn’t be trapped in US DoD the way SCORM was. ADL’s announcement about our collaboration can be found here. The post What is the plan for DISC, xAPI, and ADL?

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SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System comparison


Having a well designed and developed SCORM packages will give you precision and efficiency. But in the same way, it is important to have an LMS platform with excellent service, that reproduces your SCORM’s and gives you many more features. Let’s see what are the benefits and disadvantages of SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System. What is SCORM Cloud? SCORM Cloud is a tool used to test the SCORM packages developed for Learning Management Systems.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

But are you still fuzzy about where SCORM ends and xAPI begins? But that does not mean xAPI is a next-generation version of SCORM (aka Sharable Content Object Reference Model ). How Did the SCORM/xAPI Confusion Begin? 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). A research team gathered to start work on an update to the SCORM specification.


A SCORM-Certified LMS Helps Companies Score


Nonprofits, associations, multinationals, and businesses all rely on learning management systems (LMSs) to ensure peaceful, organized, effective operations. However, there is one thing that all social learning management systems should have in common: a SCORM certification. What Is SCORM? Have you heard of SCORM? Too many LMS users, even administrators, have no idea what SCORM (the Shareable Content Object Reference Model) is or what makes it important.

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What is SCORM?

Origin Learning

SCORM refers to Sharable Content Object Reference Model, a technical standard for writing e-learning content. Basically, SCORM determines how online content and Learning Management Systems (LMS) “talk” to each other. SCORM stands for. Sharable – Web based training content that is created using SCORM standards is sharable and interoperable with other SCORM compliant LMSs or e-learning content. To truly appreciate the importance of SCORM, let us go back a decade.


4 Reasons Tin Can API (xAPI) Is NOT Just a New Version of SCORM

InfoPro Learning

For well over a decade the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM as it’s affectionately known, has been the standard for tracking eLearning. SCORM is established and trusted but limited, which has given rise to a new standard, Experience API or Tin Can API (The name depends on who you ask, but refers to the same thing). While very similar in function, it is important to note that Tin Can API is not SCORM with a new name, nor is Tin Can simply an upgrade.

What’s the best SCORM compliant LMS to choose in 2020?


You know you need a SCORM-compliant LMS. And what does SCORM-compliant actually mean? In this review, we compare the main SCORM-compliant LMSs to help you make your decision. SCORM: A quick overview. SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. It’s a set of standards that set out how an elearning course must be built in order to be considered ‘SCORM compliant.’ What is a SCORM-compliant LMS? The most widely used are SCORM 1.2

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What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning


You encounter the term “SCORM” and start thinking, “What does it mean? There are many like you who aren’t aware of SCORM and what it can do for elearning. When it comes to online learning, “SCORM” and “SCORM compliant” are common things. . What is SCORM? SCORM is an acronym that stands for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model”. SCORM ensures the interoperability between online learning software. Among the varied variants of SCORM, SCORM 1.2

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. Traditionally, eLearning content was built with SCORM in mind. However, in recent years, SCORM has been replaced by another more future-proof, feature-heavy standard. What is SCORM and what does it stand for? Join 1000+ others with tips for a better e-learning business – subscribe now.

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


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. While many eLearning vendors still support AICC, the standard is usually a legacy of older platforms and businesses. I was recently asked about what advantages AICC offers over a standard like SCORM. SCORM has been through many iterations.


What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

Here we will take a look at AICC, SCORM, and XAPI (Tin Can), define what each one is and see when each might be an ideal solution for your business. SCORM . SCORM is short for ‘Sharable Content Object Reference Model’ and was first created by the US government’s Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) project in 2000 as a de-facto standard for eLearning content. . SCORM 1.2 SCORM 1.2 Read-write Interactions: SCORM 1.2 SCORM Pros.


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What is SCORM? SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) is a standardized technical specification for eLearning content. SCORM is comprised of a collection of interrelated technical specifications for creating interoperable and plug-n-play eLearning content. SCORM was developed by ADL, an US Government initiative. SCORM can be called the common language that all Learning Management systems speak. SCO is the most granular piece of content in SCORM.

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Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

Here's a recent one to get me started: Is it mandatory to use SCORM while developing an E-learning Software? SCORM is as close as you get to Mandatory in the world of eLearning. You want to implement your courseware to the SCORM standard if you plan to have it launched and/or tracked under an LMS. SCORM is a fairly easy standard to deal with especially since most people are fine with a single SCO that does only single score/completion reporting.

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

Growth Engineering

Is it finally time for SCORM, the specification superstar of the noughties, to move over for modern learning technology? SCORM won the hearts of L&D folk everywhere, when it was invented by the ADL in 2000. Before SCORM the eLearning world was a jumble of different system specifications that just couldn’t communicate or work together. SCORM solved this headache by providing a standard software specification that worked across all learning technology.

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Test SCORM Courses with an LMS

Tony Karrer

We are developing a SCORM or AICC compliant course either custom or using an authoring tool. The client's staff is too busy to run a series of tests and they have no patience for problems. Here are some ideas - SCORM Test Suite One of the best things about SCORM (ADL's Sharable Content Reference Model) is that it is pretty easy to test and diagnose problems. If it doesn't work out, then you can say - "Well it works with the SCORM test suite.


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


Tin Can API and SCORM are both eLearning standards, which help companies to measure the impact of their training programs. 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. SCORM vs Tin Can: Similarities & Differences. How does SCORM & Tin Can help your organization.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates | Main | The Definitive iPhone eCard » July 14, 2008 SCORM 2.0 Web and how efforts like ADL /SCORM/ LETSI need to jump ahead in order to maintain relevance and to do the job that I think still needs to be done - namely serving as a focal point for addressing those unique aspects of the commercial learning/training space.


An insider view of xAPI adoption figures from Rustici

Course Index

Just after our recent post about (s)low xAPI adoption in the L&D community, Rustici Software have published some behind-the-scenes figures on xAPI use in their own eLearning content delivery and testing service, SCORM Cloud. But SCORM 1.2 In most cases, SCORM 1.2


e-Clippings (Learning As Art): We Lost A Good One Folks.Well Miss You Philip

Mark Oehlert

» October 09, 2007 We Lost A Good One Folks.Well Miss You Philip Philip Dodds , Chief Architect of SCORM and ADL (and so many more important things), died this Saturday. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Croquet Virtual World Demo | Main |.and and were back.

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What is the AICC Standard and How is it Relevant to My eLearning Plan?


When the AICC disbanded, they transferred the CMI-5 project to the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative to ensure continued access to all of your training content. The organization worked tirelessly for 26 years creating and maintaining the learning technology framework that was built upon by SCORM and xAPI. Docebo supports content packaged in AICC, SCORM and Tin Can/xAPI, and makes it easy to import, deliver and track training and results in just a few clicks.

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Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). Tin Can API (also known as the Experience API) is touted as the next generation of SCORM. 3. Recommendation and adoption of the best technologies in the solutioning stage of our business. “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.

With Gratitude…


We launched an online journal, the xAPI Quarterly , kickstarting the publishing arm of our business, Connections Forum , and we ran our first events, xAPI Camps that each were co-created with our participants. Our business boomed and so did that of many software vendors who create solutions that are tailored to meet some of the many things people use xAPI for. xAPI is so successful that it’s actually becoming a challenge for ADL to support it to the scale it now demands.

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Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). It addresses many of the limitations of SCORM such as the following: • SCORM needs a web browser (no support for apps). • Tin Can API (also known as the Experience API) is touted as the next generation of SCORM.

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

Aaron, can you tell me a little bit about your background and how you became involved with ADL? In 2003, the eLearning startup I worked for shuttered its doors as our customers moved to adopt SCORM, and we had no idea how to do that. Two months after my layoff, a company called CTC recruited me to work for ADL. My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. SCORM Version 1.2 So does SCORM.

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Two Years of xAPI


The post written for ADL was pretty matter-of-fact. Starting with John Delano of Saltbox talking about using xAPI as a means to speak the language of business , and with more than a dozen presentations, we’ll be sharing them all over the next month. It is getting better and easier for non-technical and novice folks to understand how to design and develop with xAPI with a depth and breadth that is still lacking with SCORM.

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Tin Can API: What It Has in Store for Online Learning Environments


Released in April 2013, Tin Can API succeeded its long-established predecessor, SCORM or Sharable Content Object Reference Model. Tin Can API overcomes the inherent limitations of SCORM by providing more details about learning activities and helping address the needs of modern-day learning. It was done as a part of a research project commissioned by The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative. xAPI vs SCORM. Read More:- What is SCORM.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

SCORM Cloud – What’s not to love? OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. Also SCORM 1.2 & AICC. SCORM 2004/1.2, SCORM compliant. SCORM 2004/1.2 ideally SCORM 2004, 3rd edition (this is the goal – since they should) – but always make sure before you buy, that your LMS can support your course authoring tool.

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

Origin Learning

AICC and SCORM – The Core Standards of eLearning. SCORM stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model. The SCORM API enabled easy interaction and communication between the actual online course and the LMS in which the eLearning content is deployed. Over the years, SCORM has seen various improvements and version updates. The most commonly used SCORM variants are SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004. SCORM was not enough to track user/learner progress.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

If a RCAT vendor tells you they have been in business for over 10 years, they are somewhat misleading, since WBT courses really didn’t start to hit the mark until 2000 and then you have limited choices on how to build. CourseLab – ADL SCORM certified, no less. When I was looking at a LMS/LCMS vendors in the last few years, one of my first questions, “Are you SCORM 2004 or 1.2 If your RCAT only outputs to SCORM 2004 and my LMS vendor only accepts 1.2,

The ongoing work of learning standards


SCORM. 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). SCORM was updated in 2004, and that is the existing standard for course delivery. The ADL provided compliance testing, so that content and systems could be validated for interoperability. SCORM works for courses.

5 Ways Tin Can API Revolutionizes eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

ADL commissioned Rustici Software to develop the specification, which looks to supplant SCORM as the go-to eLearning spec of the 2010′s…and then some. We need to know how the business benefited and how you performed at your job as a result of what you learned. Do these sound familiar? “Brian watches a tutorial on how to fix a problem in Photoshop.” ” “Jane emails a co-worker in another building to solve a work issue.”

eFront Wins Learning Technology Award


Based on a coherent approach to human capital management which keeps the workforce actively engaged, the eFront Enterprise platform offers the means of aligning learning programs with business goals to cultivate employee skills and knowledge associated with business performance.

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eFront - (LMS) eFront is a user friendly Open Source Learning Management System, visually attractive and SCORM certified!

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Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

I attended a session by Aaron Silvers, Community Manager at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). Tin Can is not a replacement of SCORM but it’s a whole new API. The focus of SCORM was on the micro data pertaining to a course access by a learner.Tin Can is nothing like this. Also, going back to the point of Tin Can not being SCORM, this example very clearly explains that. ADL) who would take up responsibility of having an LRS for each person?

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Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning


All the credit will go to you (your full name and a link to your profile, business, etc will be added). ► June (2) eFront Contests Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3 ► May (2) eFront Wins Learning Technology Award E front v3.7 - architecture ► April (3) Interview on Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter ► March (2) eFront sites to check out 10 tips for using eFront Search This Blog Loading.