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.

Mlearn conference Day 1

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Judy brings out a weekly newsletter (for the ADL) on mobile developments. It covers a RFP process. I will blog from the Mlearncon in San Jose over the next three days. I have really enjoyed my first day. I’m here as a participant, not as a vendor. At the last 5 or 6 conferences I visited we had a booth at the expo and I had to do one or more presentations. It is a luxury to attend sessions and to network and nothing more.

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Learning Ecosystems: How to add data sources & iterate [Guide]

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In Visa’s case, they were in the process of implementing Pathgather as a new system, so they were able to require that Pathgather implement xAPI as part of the RFP. We recommend adding the following requirement to your RFP: Sends detailed data about learner interactions via xAPI to an external Learning Record Store (LRS) that passes the ADL conformance test suite. Last week, Tim Dickinson explained how to create a strategy for your modern learning ecosystem.

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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. From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around.

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. In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across. We finished up at the letter H in the previous post so let’s pick up at I and work our way through to Z. Yes, we did include an entry for the Z thanks to our CTO Des! iCALENDER Is a global adopted format for sharing meeting requests.