Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Updated Content Authoring Tool Directory. Considering there are over 120 content authoring tool products in the space, being one of the top ten – puts you IMO – as best of the best. Yes, it offers the social learning authoring features – robust actually, which most vendors in this space does not, but it has added task management and PENS. #7 To give you an example, the free version is ADL SCORM 2004 certified (many commercial paid ones are not).

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

eLearning 24-7

You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs. ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. You could even create content and use it in your 3rd party authoring tool, as an option, but really why would you want to? Social Learning Content Authoring Tool.

Real (e)Learning Heroes

Clark Quinn

They were both working on content/management interoperability, when the US government put it’s foot down. The Department of Defense’s ADL initiative decided upon a version, to move things forward, and thus was born SCORM.

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SCORM and the Whole 2.0 Thing Again.

Mark Oehlert

collaborative, social and nomadic-- all while being more personal and individualized." [I ve ever met anyone, outside the DOD / ADL who doesn???t And the LMS / LCMS products and vendors engender pure hate at every contact point whether purchaser, content develoeprs, admins or end users. I recently posted about the SCORM 2.0

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What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

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. The major difference between xAPI and SCORM content is the type of learning each can track.

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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.

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Croquet Virtual World Demo | Main |.and » 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. and were back.

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Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

Bottom-Line Performance

ADL, or Advanced Distributive Learning , is the government agency behind the spec. It can record information on social interactions. One example given by ADL is a “bookmarklet” that can be installed on a web browser and be used to track informal activities such as web pages visited.

SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System comparison

Paradiso

The quality of the content determines the success of your virtual training programs. SCORM Cloud has the ability to host SCORM packages in the way that it can get accessed for all team members to perform tests or reviews of the content material.

A SCORM-Certified LMS Helps Companies Score

TOPYX LMS

However, there is one thing that all social learning management systems should have in common: a SCORM certification. 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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xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using xAPI to accomplish. You might be surprised to find out we’re in 2nd gear. We shifted out of 1st gear at DevLearn last year.

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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? 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.

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Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. 1) Interactions between Learner and Content SlideShare You can create and share presentation on Facebook.

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. This means SCORM-compliant eLearning, especially older content, does not always translate easily onto mobile devices. It can track learner progress and completion of online content.

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April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

Art is a member of the ADL CMI-5 committee , and is an expert on both xAPI and CMI-5. E.g. simulations, social learning, gaming, mentoring. Can also get xAPI statements from most major content tools now, but they don’t send the best statements.

What is SCORM?

Growth Engineering

Whether you’re dealing with eLearning content creation or the administration of a learning management system, you’ll have SCORM to thank for making things run smoothly. SCORM provides a list of technical specifications for eLearning content.

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#LSCON 2012: trends

Challenge to Learn

Social learning. I noticed that more and more people are aware of the fact that they do have to address the rise of social media and the impact of it on learning one way or the other. And I was really surprised by the pace ADL is moving forward with this. LSCON 12: Trends.

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Building the Next Generation of SCORM

Integrated Learnings

Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) is leading the effort for the next generation of SCORM. Based on feedback from the community of practitioners, the next generation of SCORM will address some of the following industry issues: Ability to handle distributed content (that is not a part of an LMS). Ability to handle offline and long-running content. Content that uses this API will report simple activity statements in the form of: I Did This. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api

Paradiso

The Shareable Content Object Reference Model – more commonly known as SCORM – is a set of very technical standards and specifications used for web-based elearning. It defines how content from the client side interacts with whichever learning management system is being used.

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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

The goal was to create interoperability of content, so that any content created can play on anybody’s system, and vice versa. . The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative of the Department of Defense finally had enough.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

eFront

The content the first exclusive offer is the following: " The first exclusive offer for the members of the eFront facebook community is a flat 25% discount for any on-line eFront purchase!

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

This standard is being developed by Rustici Software (with a world-wide active community participating and contributing) for Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) – the keepers of SCORM. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard.

Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM

Paradiso

The Shareable Content Object Reference Model – SCORM – has been the industry standard for over 15 years and has served as the foundation for many an LMS across its lifetime. SCORM ensures that content and data that is shared across different systems all adhere to the same model.

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

Continu

Shareable Content Object Reference Model.” A shareable content object is one piece of material that’s used for learning. It’s a piece of content that’s both reusable and independent. So SCORM is a system that lets different pieces of software share digital learning content.

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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.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eXe The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2,

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Starting with a solid, well thought out course design process, can bring the freedom and creativity to integrate many tools that combine the traditional distance learning environment with social networking, interactivity, multimedia, gamification and skill based learning for all learners.

What is Tin Can?

eFront

Mobile learning, simulations, virtual worlds, serious games, real-world activities, experiential learning, social learning, offline learning, and collaborative learning are just some of the things that can now be recognized and communicated well with the Tin Can API. ADL (the keepers of SCORM) is the steward of this new specification aka “the next generation of SCORM.”.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

Assessments play an important role in evaluating learners’ understanding of the content. Accessibility (ADL, Section 508, etc.) Integration with Social Media. The use of social media for various purposes is steadily on the rise; its use for learning is no exception.

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 what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content?

Elearning applications

eFront

Xerte - (Authoring Tool) The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for e-Learning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials.

Phew! Reflecting on #ASTD10

Learning Visions

But did you know there is actually a Mr. SCORM and that he is the fabulous Aaron Silvers of ADL ? Getting social I didn’t have a lot of time to cruise the expo hall (man, there were a lot of vendors!),

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The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Stephen helps companies design and deploy smart, scalable communication strategies to acquire and retain audiences while creating and optimizing interactive training content. In this session, you will learn: To create responsive eLearning content.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

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. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning).

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

As discussed recently with Judy Brown , ADL's mobile learning expert and industry Mobile Maven, the concepts underlying mobile learning run wide and deep. Most mobile learning content tends to be packaged in shorter, bite-sized deliverables for easier and more frequent consumption.

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

LearnUpon

The SCORM package itself is a zip file that contains all of the media contents a course is made from, including things like SCOs, HTML and Flash files. The SCORM package also includes the manifest file which determines the structure and contents of the 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 what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content?