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). A small unit of a larger piece of learning content is referred to as a chunk. Face to face training refers to the in-person elements of instructor-led training. Learning materials often stored in an LMS are referred to as resources. RFP (Request for Proposal). During a selection process, an RFP document is prepared by organizations to help assess each vendor. SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model).

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. Shareable Content Object Reference Model is a collection of standards and specifications for eLearning. User experience refers to an individual’s reaction to the use of a particular product, system or service. In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across.