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

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The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. 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.

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

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Finally, Pathgather’s xAPI implementation process is easy, especially when connecting to a Learning Record Store (LRS). Integrate xAPI into your learning ecosystem. 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. NOTE: Every Watershed Certified Data Source conforms to xAPI.). Whatever the need, remember to include xAPI in your requirements.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. This is a “profile” for using the xAPI specification with learning management systems. xAPI (Tin Can).

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

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If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. LETSI is a new organization with worldwide sponsorship to whom ADL will be handing over stewardship of SCORM. A Learning Record Store is a data storage system that serves as a repository for learning records necessary for using xAPI statements.