e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

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The course itself can be created in any quality content authoring tool capable of publishing SCORM and/or AICC compliant content. First is the file size of the course itself. This is the number you see when you look (in Windows Explorer for example) at the zip file after you have published your course. The size of your course is going to affect everything downstream because it tells you just how much “water” you are trying to pipe down the hose!

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How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

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For example, a PowerPoint file with a lot of slides becomes bulky in file size – this makes it hard to distribute to large numbers of users. However, if you need to track all the interactions with the content, converting your PowerPoints into SCORM files is the best option – especially when SCORM can also include multiple types of media, such as video and audio. There are other formats such as AICC, xAPI, but SCORM is still the dominant player.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. A predecessor to SCORM, AICC was difficult to work with and many steps were required to get content in the format running in a learning management system (LMS). In LearnUpon, a content library is a repository of reusable content, like videos, documents, question pools, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can) files, from which a course can be created.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

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If you do not have the source files for the course, or the course was built with obsolete software, recording the content as a video is a decent option. Here’s how: Open a blank PowerPoint file. In the Save Media As dialog box, specify a file name and folder location, then click Save.