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

LearnUpon

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. In my opinion, the main benefit is that AICC uses HTTP post requests, *Known as AICC-HACP* , to track data.

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What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built.

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

ProProfs

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. With SCORM, you could not track this as learning data, which was part of your course.

Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And although SCORM isn’t going away anytime soon, Tin Can has taken the e-learning world by storm, redefining the very fabric of learning experience tracking. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? Reading content on a website.

What is Tin Can API?

LearnUpon

While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, Tin Can has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built.

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Beginners guide to Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. And although SCORM isn’t going away anytime soon, Tin Can has taken the e-learning world by storm, redefining the very fabric of learning experience tracking. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content? Reading content on a website.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

Good course design that contains well-written and engaging content. Ultimately, a good plan and implementation strategy is meaningless if the courses and training content are not properly designed or are ineffective. It is also important to realize that despite a thorough analysis and well-formulated learning objectives, the quality of the instructional content is still critical. Develop a solution to the problem. Develop a strategy for implementing the solution.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I primarily focus on the content, the writing, and the schmoozing with the client. (My My experience is mainly in development of self-paced eLearning for the corporate market.) Reuben on the value of the instructional designer: The skill that an instructional designer possesses, that writers, teachers, programmers, technical writers, and so on don’t, is the ability to systematically break down content so that it is applicable to learners and their learning styles.

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.

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).