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Difference between SCORM and AICC; benefits

Wizcabin

If yes, then there’s a high chance that you’d have come across the industry professionals, talking about developing your course to be compliant with SCORM and AICC, or any other standards. What Is AICC? Differences between AICC and SCORM. Strengths of AICC.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewildered on what is happening, why what is needed isn’t appearing as it should, and how is it possible that something so obvious based on where e-learning is heading, mobile is pushing and future tech is inspiring is lost among so many vendors? And for the entire rapid content authoring tool space, I have to ask – Why? PowerPoint is presentation software.

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Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. For each authoring ranking, a brief true ghost story, then the vendor and why it was selected. What I like about this product includes the ability to output to HTML5, works on mobile devices, is extremely easy to use, appears within PowerPoint and SCORM. SCORM/AICC. Nice assessment tool. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S.

What is an Authoring Tool?

Growth Engineering

You’ve got all of your curricula planned out, and you’ve gathered all of your assets, but there’s just one problem – you’re not quite sure how to go about making an eLearning unit! It sounds as though you need an authoring tool. Authoring Tool. An authoring tool’s job is to make eLearning content creation as easy as possible. Typically, a fully-fledged authoring tool will allow you to upload your assets and start slotting them together.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Tools these days come in three flavors. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Sure, you can use the extensive list of tools on the market, but for those who want real power and complexity ala from the days of Authorware, pickings are slim. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

Today, this system is online and web-based, using digital software and technology. The user interface, the part the instructors and learners use, is a collection of input devices and software. For example, an input device could be the learner’s mobile phone. What is an LMS? .

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Developing Mobile Content — Fast and Far-Reaching

G-Cube

Mobile learning, or m-learning, has found strong footing in recent years – especially in corporate circles where learning-on-the-go is an essential need. But the popularity of m-learning has created a growing need for mobile-compatible content – content that is readily available and accessible to the learner. At G-Cube, we have developed more than 200 learning hours of mobile-compatible content. Mobile Learning using Rapid Authoring Tools.

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Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools? Pooja: The future of e-learning authoring tools is to fit the category of ‘simple yet powerful’. Easy enough to begin with, and at the same time having the depth, so that authors are not limited by the tool. I see the future e-learning tools allowing the authors to easily add complex interactions, games, and 2D/ 3D animations with absolutely no programming.

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E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. Most developers traditionally consider Captivate to be the default tool for creating software demonstrations and simulations within e-learning, but not an end-all, be-all for all types of learning. Audio tools within Captivate 7 are great convenience tools.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. There are consumer locations that have implemented augmented reality without using a mobile device to view it. Mobile Learning. Online Authoring Systems.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

What I hear a lot is “L&D” and not training, when they identify who they are targeting for the tools, platforms, etc. SaaS authoring tools, trying to become hybrid Lite LMSs (a return of a trend I totally disliked back in 2010-2014). Instead of making a better SaaS authoring tool, a percentile of them, are using features you would see in an LCMS, a market that is minimal in today’s world, compared to say 2000 or even up to the mid 2000’s. .

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

I wouldn’t call it pondering rather I would call it a huge misnomer in the entire authoring tool industry, course development industry – with vendors here – when it comes to course standards. At one time, you could be “certified” with AICC and yes certified with SCORM, but why would you want to be? I’ve never heard someone say, “Sheesh, I need an LMS that is SCORM certified, or what your authoring tool is not AICC certified?

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

I wouldn’t call it pondering rather I would call it a huge misnomer in the entire authoring tool industry, course development industry – with vendors here – when it comes to course standards. At one time, you could be “certified” with AICC and yes certified with SCORM, but why would you want to be? I’ve never heard someone say, “Sheesh, I need an LMS that is SCORM certified, or what your authoring tool is not AICC certified?

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

Raptivity is an interaction tool. Its target audience is the rapid content authoring tool market, but while it tries to hit it, it also misses at many levels. Raptivity calls their product an interaction tool with templates, games, simulations, etc. AICC, 508 and SWF. I personally liked this feature, and I wish in general content authoring tools would have it in conjunction with the view in browser window. 2004, AICC. Product: Raptivity.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Standalone Quiz/Assessment Tools. Yes, it has a mobile component too. However, times are continuing to change in regards to the overall standalone quiz/assessment tools market. Increase in the number of rapid course authoring tools that offer assessment tool capabilities including randomization, quiz banks, numerous question options and can be part of the course to be uploaded as a SCORM package. The same can be said for survey tools.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

Getting buy-in from higher-ups for LMS and other learning software can be challenging. A great way to start this conversation is by going in with tangible challenges or pain points that have actionable solutions that could be solved with the right learning software. Authoring tools.

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Break it down! (No it’s not Hammer Time! Yet)

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools. Mobile learning platforms. Do I need an authoring tool if I have a LMS? Do I need to get an authoring tool that is SCORM or can it just be proprietary? It’s a product whose core focus is an authoring tool (proprietary based), but offers the ability to add users, provides a few analytics and a few reports. – but not a course from say Articulate or any of the other tools. During the past 14.5

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). With the growing popularity of Flash for elearning, many elearning vendors developed their Rapid authoring tools which were aimed to publish Flash based elearning content without requiring major programming. Silverlight is not yet available on mobile and handheld devices.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). With the growing popularity of Flash for elearning, many elearning vendors developed their Rapid authoring tools which were aimed to publish Flash based elearning content without requiring major programming. Silverlight is not yet available on mobile and handheld devices.

Publishing E-learning Courses in Articulate Storyline: 4 Things to Remember

CommLab India

After designing and developing an e-learning course in Articulate Storyline, the final step is to publish the course in SCORM/AICC/Tin Can, API formats. Publishing the course directly to the server takes a lot of time and sometimes creates problems in the output. Should the Course run on Mobiles or just Desktops? . Remember to check whether your course should work on mobile devices or only desktops. Mobile devices and Ipads do not support Flash content.

4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

And this rapid expansion in the use of tablets PCs and other mobile devices to access learning content has pushed Adobe Flash into oblivion. Because most modern browsers – both desktop and mobile – don’t support Flash. Well, choosing an authoring tool that can give a new “lease of life” is the key to thwarting the dire consequences of this problem. Reason #3: One-click publishing for various e-learning standards (SCORM, AICC) .

Creating Value in e-Learning Part 1: The Problem

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile Learning. Lectora Mobile. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Lectora Mobile. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Forum.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). With the growing popularity of Flash for elearning, many elearning vendors developed their Rapid authoring tools which were aimed to publish Flash based elearning content without requiring major programming. Silverlight is not yet available on mobile and handheld devices.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: But Does It Work?

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile Learning. Lectora Mobile. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Lectora Mobile. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Forum.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. Buzz words in the industry include e-learning, mobile learning, cloud delivery, bite-sized learning, informal learning, learning record store, and single-source content development. Instructional Designers (IDs) are now under more pressure than ever to deliver the best content, and a tool that many IDs are familiar with is a Learning Management System (LMS).

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RIP Old LMS… Say Hello to the Next-Gen LMS

Paradiso

First, let’s give you the problems that’d arise if there was no LMS in place. The LMS you opt for should atleast support integrations with major software portals. Besides, it should support social platforms, while having the gamification elements, robust multi-tenant infrastructure, blended learning mode and the ability to cater to digital learner of today on their choice of devices… i.e. it should support mobile learning. Mobile Learning.

What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning

ProProfs

Imagine a situation where you are asked to create an elearning program or search for a suitable learning management system (LMS) tool for achieving your training requirements. It is a set of technical standards that were mainly developed for supporting elearning tools. SCORM ensures the interoperability between online learning software. This was creating a lot of problems because there was no specific structure for online learning at that point in time.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

When they have a real and immediate training challenge to be addressed, most of them opt for rapid development tools. Apart from having a less turnaround time, rapid development is about using smart, sophisticated tools/software to craft e-learning courses swiftly, without compromising on quality. Speed is of the essence today, and rapid authoring tools make it possible to develop and deliver e-learning in a fraction of time needed for custom e-learning.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning. Two years ago there were some folks who believed that mobile learning where tools, etc. Our system offers or has the capability for mobile learning (some use variance of the system offers). AICC/SCORM/IMS.

This LMS Has No Traps!

Upside Learning

or AICC or SCORM 2004 (without sequencing and navigation controls). In case of AICC there may, sometimes, be some additional work we would need to do. Integration with 3 rd party or ERP tools: At best we commit that all kinds of integration is technically possible provided these four things can happen: i. UpsideLMS team will need access to the 3 rd party tool technical team to understand data schema and APIs (if any).

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How to Choose the Best Games for Your e-Learning Courses

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile Learning. Lectora Mobile. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Lectora Mobile. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Forum.

What is SCORM?

Growth Engineering

The problem was that there was no agreed structure for eLearning at this time, so every piece of content had to be tailored for a specific delivery system. Though it faced some competition from AICC , this eLearning specification would become the dominant one, used almost universally across the online learning landscape! Most content authoring tools are SCORM-compliant, meaning that they handle the technicalities for you.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

The approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups. AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee): The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard.

Why your learning management system needs content support

LearnUpon

Even when an LMS runs extremely smoothly, support is still essential for getting things like authoring tools and content standards to work together successfully. Creating eLearning content can be a lengthy process, involving the collaboration of multiple tools and experts. In the months and years ahead, you’ll be thankful that you chose a provider whose support team has a deep understanding of eLearning standards, authoring tools, and other content related queries.

What is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS)?

Xyleme

A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) is a tool or software that allows an organization, university, or company to create and publish learning content and publish it in print and web formats. While they share some functionalities, the two types of software are solutions to different problems. One easy way to remember is that CMS means Content Management System, which is any software that works for creating and storing content. web, mobile, print).

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Adobe Captivate in the Mobile Authoring category this year and the Best Simulation category last year. >> Easily import of SCORM and AICC content. >> Optimized for mobile devices, it also has cutting-edge assessment and survey functionality built-in. >> Rapid integration with enterprise and HR software. >> Accessible anywhere from the Cloud or mobile device. >> com/software/smarter workforce/.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: John Zurovchak

Trivantis

Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile Learning. Lectora Mobile. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Lectora Mobile. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Forum.

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

LearnUpon

mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. Many instructors and course developers feel that it’s essential to offer learners mobile options. Content that works on desktop isn’t always suited to mobile learning. Instructional designers increasingly need to develop responsive mobile learning content that can adapt to the many devices learners now use.

The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part II

ATD Learning Technologies

Just consider mobile devices. With this expanding tool set, BYOD (bring your own device) likely needs to be a part of any comprehensive learning strategy. For starters, if you work in a mid-sized or large enterprise learning and development ecosystem, you know that few commercial, off-the-shelf authoring tools or learning management systems (LMSs) are able to support BYOD. Level 2 has a little more interactivity, including tools like menus and polls.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Wifi becoming more ubiquitous and 4G evolving and probably won't be a problem in 5yrs time in UK. For more information see notes from Breakout 1 below Mobile learning : Myths and Reality People are still dabbling. Chunking - common consensus is ideal for mobile. Mobile right now is open-ended discussion. New authoring tools and why? Challenges: consistency across building multiple courses across tools. Is LMS just a data gathering tool?