What’s next? Continued progress on products and upcoming events

Rustici Software

We’ve talked a lot about our upcoming feature releases mainly because we’re excited about all the significant development efforts we’re bringing to our products this year. Our customer response so far has been great, but we still have folks asking us: What’s next?

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Webinar: Future of eLearning – The Death of the LMS and eLearning s Next Generation of Tools

eLearning Brothers

Have you heard of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), SCORM, or XAPI? Custom Solutions Developer Resources eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources Learning Management System Resources Products/Services Resources Webinar

SCORM Engine 2017.1 is released!

Rustici Software

We’ve done a bunch of work to better support customers who need to host their content in a remote location (non-Amazon content store, a CDN solution, etc.). ADL officially released the xAPI Conformance Test Suite and (Good news!) Products SCORM Engine Software Development

Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the state of ADL and Rustici Software’s take on it. Since we started working with standards in 2003, we’ve been active within the community and try to build software that spares customers having to deal with the standards. ADL’s guiding hand.

With Gratitude…


Our projects ranged from designing and developing custom reporting for software products, training providers and large enterprises. 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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What is SCORM?

Origin Learning

It gives guidelines to programmers on how to write codes for e-learning products so that it can play well with other software. It is the de facto industry standard which allows organizations using e-learning as a training method to reuse content without rewriting expensive custom interfaces.


SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System comparison


Use an ADL-conformant Learning Record Store (LRS)+. Performance Management: Improve performance, productivity and employee retention with fully integrated LMS performance management. Advanced Reporting: Run, save and schedule a wide range of custom reports.

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. 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. Tin Can. Experience. TIN CAN! Experience!

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.

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Simple Anatomy of SCORM-based E-Learning

Integrated Learnings

I was a software developer working on a quizzing product that needed to export data to a variety of e-learning systems. On top of that, I found out about the ADL initiative and the Department of Defense involvement in the specification. By Jonathan Shoaf.


Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality. Examples of products that use voices with personal license are: Natural Reader , TextAloud , Read the Words , and Spoken Text.

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman about Learning on Demand: Part One

Kapp Notes

edCetra Training is focused on the design and development of customized e-learning programs, and specializes in single sourcing of content. Project TinCan otherwise known as the ADL ‘Experience API’ is the first standard that allows for this.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

In properly developing those human assets, companies seek long-term success through increased productivity, improved longevity, and other benefits. His experience spans the continuum between advanced research on adaptive learning ecosystems and solution/product design.

What is xAPI?


The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. Although it can be integrated with an LMS, the LRS itself is a separate product. LearnUpon is not an LRS, for example, but stores, tracks and reports on xAPI statements for hundreds of customers.

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The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Getting started in mobile design with products such as, Adobe Captivate 8 and Articulate Storyline 2, provides a starting point for responsive ready project design. ADL Mobile Learning Handbook. Guest post by Marie S. Lewandowski. Marie is a Sr.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms


A Customer Relationship Management system manages all your company’s relationships and interactions with your customers and potential customers. It helps you improve your profitability and retain customers. eLearning can be a needlessly complicated subject.

What is Tin Can API?


The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. Although it can be integrated with an LMS, the LRS itself is a separate product. LearnUpon is not an LRS, for example, but stores, tracks and reports on Tin Can statements for hundreds of customers.


What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning


It meant that every content piece needed to be customized for a particular delivery system. In 1999, the United States Department of Defense thought of standardizing the elearning production. They came up with the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL) and created the SCORM.


Beginners Guide To Tin Can API


Tin Can API was developed by Rustici Software when they were contracted by ADL, the keepers of SCORM, to come up with a new approach to learning systems and methodology. This was the year 2010 and ADL was looking for research ideas for the development of the next generation of SCORM.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). CRM (Customer Relationship Management). A customer relationship management system manages all your company’s relationships and interactions with your current and future customers. Customer Training. Customer User Data.

#ASTDTK14 Review

eLearning 24-7

Video e-learning tools or video of some kind – Minimal, but one did spark my interest – more in my “Show Product” topic. There was one fellow there and every time I walked by or was chatting with vendors in their area (AT’s), he was just sitting on his stool awaiting customers. Booths never showing their product – Seriously, how hard is this to get done? Product Additions. At least he did his job, I remembered his product.

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Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

CourseLab - E-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating very nice interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization.

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.

Beginners guide to Tin Can API


Tin Can API was developed by Rustici Software when they were contracted by ADL, the keepers of SCORM, to come up with a new approach to learning systems and methodology. This was the year 2010 and ADL was looking for research ideas for the development of the next generation of SCORM.

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


One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized. SaaS (software as a service): Software hosted in the cloud by an LMS vendor so that customers don’t need to install the system locally.

LMS Spotlight: Litmos

eLearning Weekly

Regular product and feature upgrades rolling out. Outstanding customer service. Certified by ADL. Custom themes and branding. Drill-down and more selective custom reporting. The face of the LMS is quickly changing. Five years ago, I could name only a half-dozen LMS options. Today I find new ones every week, and I estimate that there are more than 200 viable LMS choices.

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Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


Reduce travel costs, save time, and increase productivity with a web conferencing solution thats easy to access and simple to use. Hi Be sure to check [link] a new webinar tool that uses latest html5 features and can also be integrated in any website for customer relationship.

eFront Wins Learning Technology Award


The award refers to company’s flagship product, eFront Enterprise. The Learning Technology Awards program showcases innovations in the products in the marketplace for creating and managing learning, talent, and performance.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

LRSs and LMSs are very different products. These products often take the form of a learning analytics platform. Answer: There’s four different Open Source LRSs that I’m aware of: Learning Locker , ADL LRS , lxHive and TinMan. these products often include some incentive for learners to record these activities, such as the facility to share with a mentor for feedback or publish to colleagues to share the learning. ADL LRS.

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Interview on lms-selection.com


eFront is being built from a professional team of developers and through a community driven, customer-centric approach. Most of our current customers are SMEs that choose eFront Enterprise for its business-logic functionality that can be, otherwise, found only on very expensive LMSs (e.g.,

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

For example, your ultimate goal is to increase sales, raise the level of customer service, reduce manufacturing costs due to human error or increase employee moral and their overall wellbeing. You have many important decisions that need to be made ranging from issues related to the use of technology to required facilities to instructional design to software development and media production. Phase 3: Content Production. The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program.

Free e-Learning books


The guide contains the course model, week-by-week learning activities, general guidance to the course leader on how to implement and customize the course and specific guidelines on each learning activity.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Why do companies continue to pay huge dollars for products that are now being offered for free? Moodle and other open source products have huge communities behind them. But the beauty of open source is you can customize it. Because (1) LMSs in corporations are primarily used to track stuff (IMHO) so until open source is truly able to slice and dice data (often custom reports) for executives they won't replace commercial LMSs. (2) Our customers are price sensitive.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

The way I see it, like all other industries, the elearning technology is catching up and making the production of online learning easier and more affordable. Most of the technical stuff, I leave to the production team. This group includes folks from the ADL, IBM, Sun, etc.