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

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Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor. RFP (request for proposal ): Document prepared by organizations to help assess LMS vendors during a selection process. 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.

Mlearn conference Day 1

Challenge to Learn

I’m here as a participant, not as a vendor. Judy brings out a weekly newsletter (for the ADL) on mobile developments. The idea was to let vendors show pilot solutions they have built with TinCan to prove the added value of TinCan and show their commitment. It covers a RFP process. And that is something we as vendors need to be reminded of every now and then. I will blog from the Mlearncon in San Jose over the next three days. I have really enjoyed my first day.

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

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It’s integrated with Workday for HR information, with all the external content vendors, and Visa’s internal learning systems. 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. If you’re building a connector, working with CSVs, or partnering with a vendor that implements xAPI, you don’t need to implement tracking for everything up front.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Integrating with a vendor’s API can speed up the eLearning processes by automating time-consuming manual tasks like updating, deleting, or exporting lists of users. FAQs allow learners to get the information they need without having to contact the vendor directly. . This describes whether or not a vendor is adhering to the appropriate industry standards of payment information collection and processing. RFP (Request for Proposal).

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. Expanded to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard this acronym describes whether or not a vendor is adhering to the appropriate industry standards of payment information collection and processing. In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across.