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. You can of course also track traditional elearning with xAPI.” -@AWerkenthin. StephenPVictor tweeted that “xAPI allows you track a lot more learning activities than SCORM does.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

Consider the internet; developments on top of the TCP/IP protocol like SMTP and HTML allowed a variety of tools to work together to bring us email and the world wide web. For interactivity, we originally used Flash, and now have HTML 5 as a more secure and reliable replacement.

Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) has the complete specification (all 400+ pages of it) readily available on their site, but I was looking for a quick, “get your hands dirty” explanation that skipped all the mumbo-jumbo and would let me dive in and start trying things out. The SCORM specification, developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL – [link] is a set of rules that learning management systems (LMS) and learning content follow in order to be compatible with each other.

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Mlearn conference Day 1

Challenge to Learn

Judy brings out a weekly newsletter (for the ADL) on mobile developments. The fact remains that TinCan allows you to track a learning experience outside an LMS. I will blog from the Mlearncon in San Jose over the next three days. I have really enjoyed my first day.

The Pulse of Mobile Learning

Allison Rossett

While this mobile app is only a first try that lacks the the richness that comes from assessment and tracking, it is nothing to sneeze at. ADL’s Jason Haag places mobile learning in context, reviewing influential ideas and arguing for the ability of mobile devices to deliver on that attractive anywhere, any time promise. New programs are making it easier to go mobile, even if you are not an HTML 5 programmer or lack the funds to hire one or many. A faint pulse today.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms

LearnUpon

The tracking and evidence of learning activities taken past their initial training and qualification. HTML5 is the latest version of the HTML (Hyper-Text Markup Language) standard. eLearning can be a needlessly complicated subject.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). A cloud-based LMS is a web-based platform that helps companies to deliver, track, and report on eLearning. The main difference between a cloud LMS and other solutions is that learning content, tracking and reporting data is stored in the cloud.

Day 3. Getting SCORM content into your LMS

LearnUpon

It’s just a folder containing html, images, and javascript files,which means it contains online content that can play in a browser to be viewed by learners. This will typically be ADL SCORM. html”.

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Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people). It allows track informal learning experiences such as playing games and simulations, and also real-world activities (such as visiting web sites, attending conferences, etc.)

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. SCORM defines how online learning content speaks to, and tracks results back to, an LMS.