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

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RFP (request for proposal ): Document prepared by organizations to help assess LMS vendors during a selection process. SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model): A set of standards developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) and applied when developing LMS content. Tin Can (xAPI) : Developed by Rustici Software at the request of ADL to support the concept that “learning happens everywhere”. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). RFP (Request for Proposal). During a selection process, an RFP document is prepared by organizations to help assess each vendor. Perhaps the most ubiquitous set of standards, SCORM was developed by Advanced Distributed Learning ( ADL ) and applied when developing LMS content. xAPI delivers a far more detailed view of learner progress, both online and offline.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

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LETSI is a new organization with worldwide sponsorship to whom ADL will be handing over stewardship of SCORM. The experience API (Also known as The Tin Can API) is a relatively new specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has (both online and offline). In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across.