Package & track elearning: why companies need both AICC & xAPI

Docebo

AICC and xAPI (Experience API, or formerly Tin Can) are among the most important standards: whilst AICC has been around for a while, the xAPI is relatively recent. AICC is a well known industry standard: it was born in 1989 and it has had broad acceptance in the last year. So why is AICC still important for elearning adopters? AICC: the reasons behind its long shelf life. There are two good reasons behind the long-lasting success of AICC.

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SCORM vs. Tin Can (xAPI) vs. AICC: What’s the difference?

eLearningMind

Before we get into how SCORM, Tin Can (also called xAPI, or meaning Experience API), and AICC are different, let’s start with what they all have in common: a complicated acronym (AICC is a doozy), and standards and specifications for eLearning content that is compatible across multiple platforms.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory

eLearning 24-7

Features 102 vendors. If vendor does not listing pricing on web site, you will see “Not Available on Site&#. Vendors who offer multiple price points based on edition/version Or by sector: individual, corporate, academia, non-profit, government (when applicable), is listed in the pricing info. It is in the “Cloud&# on the vendor’s server – everything is done in the cloud. SCORM or AICC.

5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

Web Hosting. If you have a dedicated IT department that can work to provide tireless 24/7 support and backup, self-hosting is for you. If not, ask your vendor to provide cloud based support on their servers. Whichever hosting method you choose, your LMS must be easy to integrate with third party applications. Choosing the right Learning Management System is an arduous task and if not done carefully, may lead to a substantial waste of time and money.

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Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

Other options – depends on the vendor. Typically the video content management platform consists of (please note: that some vendors call their VCMS something else). Can interface with learning management systems – including educational focused LMSs – always contact your vendor if you want to go this route — i.e. interface/integration/extension. SaaS or on your own servers – they can do both, but ideally prefer SaaS (they host it).

LMS-Agnostic eLearning Should Be Your New Strategy

JCA Solutions

That’s often a mistake. Many eLearning vendors create content that is not LMS-agnostic. Vendors whose eLearning content complies with all versions of industry standards and has been tested on multiple LMS platforms can escape many of these problems. also support AICC.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

Getting your requirements solid before beginning your LMS search or sending to vendors can seem a bit intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Capture what the experience has been for your learners in the past so that you can clearly articulate to vendors where you’re starting from.

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

eLearning 24-7

For whatever reason- okay to try to set themselves apart – some vendors have created the term “training management” Honestly, they could call it “online authoring system with a few reports and no frills” and it would be the same thing. The downside to training management products is the inability to upload any other 3rd party authoring tool or courses from an off the shelf vendor. Why do some vendors have trials and others do not?

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#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

SCORM/AICC. SCORM/AICC. The system can either be SaaS or hosted on your own servers. 2012 e-learning e-learning vendors education human captial management learning learning management system LMS m-learning mobile learning TinCan learning management systemsWell here it is, the final countdown.

Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

These will give you a good roadmap for where you want to head, and help you decide whether the LMS vendors you’re considering can get you there. SCORM, AICC, and xAPI.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Content Integration and Interoperability: Learning management systems should support learning content packaged according to interoperable standards such as SCORM, AICC and xAPI (formerly Tin Can). Revenue Share: A registration model tailored to the sale of content, typically expressed in terms of revenue percentage awarded to the LMS vendor. The vendor delivers support services and stores all data in the cloud.

How to unlock engagement and retention with stellar e-learning content

Docebo

All of these platforms operate similarly – they host different TV shows, movies, and broadcasts. . If you’re building content yourself, oftentimes you’ll need an authoring tool that is SCORM and/or AICC compliant that most LMS vendors offer with their product.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Also SCORM 1.2 & AICC. Sure, other vendors will say you can do that too, but you have to open each object file to get it. SAAS or hosted on your own servers. Many vendors hyping PowerPoint to Flash angle as key feature. Courses appearing in the market in a linear fashion, a result of people entering the space from a ILT background, it fits under this category, because vendors are not explaining the non-linear nor the true essence of WBT of courses.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

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. Standard compliance and course delivery ELearning content is typically hosted and delivered through various Learning Management Systems. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

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. Standard compliance and course delivery ELearning content is typically hosted and delivered through various Learning Management Systems. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

How to unlock engagement and retention with stellar e-learning content

Docebo

All of these platforms operate similarly – they host different TV shows, movies, and broadcasts. . If you’re building content yourself, oftentimes you’ll need an authoring tool that is SCORM and/or AICC compliant that most LMS vendors offer with their product.

Technology Assistance

Solo Learning

Specify your required features before approaching potential vendors. Technology Assistance: Common Questions for LMS Vendors. What options are available for the LMS regarding hosting? Are their options available for the client to host directly or for the vendor to host? Is the learning management system AICC & SCORM compliant? Solo Learning provides technology assistance to a wide range of companies.

eLearning Content Distribution Made Easier

JCA Solutions

Questions Regarding eLearning Content Distribution Is it SCORM/AICC? Where is it hosted? Because then, at least in my ideal world, we’d always get the chance to try before we buy and make vendors support before they abort.

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

LearnUpon

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. One popular eLearning podcast is hosted by Connie Malamed and started in 2013. RFP (request for proposal ): Document prepared by organizations to help assess LMS vendors during a selection process. Popular eLearning content standards include AICC, SCORM and xAPI.

Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch

Upside Learning

I’d written a few posts on how to decide between hosted and behind-the-firewall option , what typical things training companies look in an LMS for , and a recent one on five things not to do while selecting an LMS. Understand that switching LMS vendors is inherently different from looking for your first LMS. The current LMS has become outdated and its features and the technology itself have not been upgraded by the vendor. The vendor’s experience in LMS replacements.

Learning Management: What does a Training Company need an LMS for?

Upside Learning

For the purpose of this post I am focusing on the premise that training companies will be using the LMS to host and deliver/sell their own training content online to their existing and new customers (or individual users). Hosting and Support Since the core business of a training company is offering training, what they need from the LMS vendor is a complete package on hosting and support. Most training companies seem to prefer the vendor host and support the LMS.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

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. Standard compliance and course delivery ELearning content is typically hosted and delivered through various Learning Management Systems. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

The LMS Of “Now” And How You Can Leverage It

Upside Learning

This, alongside the introduction and adoption of the AICC and SCORM standards for eLearning, became the core purpose and the only functionality of the LMS to be understood and effectively used by the organizations. Its capabilities extend to the management of more complex and dynamic resources including training inventory, trainer and external vendors, training rooms and venues.

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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. The system is available to access via internet (in case of UpsideLMS being hosted) or the required ports and access is opened for data transfer to happen. IMHO I think it is important for an LMS vendor to showcase number of users, number of clients using their product.

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SCORM Supports It But How About Your LMS?

JCA Solutions

You’ve tried talking to the vendor, and they’ve tried to offer some workarounds, yet it seems this system can’t do everything you need. SCORM Supports It But How About Your LMS? You have an LMS to deliver courses and track user data, and…it’s not doing it quite right.

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How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

If you have a website, intranet or wiki, you can host your courses there. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean? An LMS offers more than just hosting of your courses and tracking the results of your learner. It will be cheaper, it is more flexible and you will not have a vendor lock in. There are hundreds of e-Learning authoring tools around and they come in many shapes an sizes, so how to select the one that fits your requirements?

E-learning Outsourcing: The 5-step Development Process

CommLab India

As a training manager or somebody responsible for the training initiativesin your organization, you need to have an idea of the e-learning design and development process, when it’s outsourced to an external e-learning vendor. The prototype is hosted on a Learning Management System (LMS) to ensure no problems arise when the “full course” is hosted on the LMS.

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

While many vendors rush to create mobile applications, Lectora® has quietly led the way with a foundation built around what would emerge as mobile. While many vendors struggle to shed their “Flash” skins and claim open-ness, Lectora quietly embraced “open” from the get-go. Vendors are scrambling to make their tools easier with PowerPoint-like user interfaces that soften the learning curve for the new users.

Learning Management: What does a Training Company need an LMS for?

Upside Learning

For the purpose of this post I am focusing on the premise that training companies will be using the LMS to host and deliver/sell their own training content online to their existing and new customers (or individual users). Hosting and Support Since the core business of a training company is offering training, what they need from the LMS vendor is a complete package on hosting and support. Most training companies seem to prefer the vendor host and support the LMS.

How to Select the Right eLearning Authoring Tools and Services

Hurix Digital

While there are many tools available, it is advisable to choose one that supports e-learning content standards such as SCORM , AICC and CBT. Most vendors provide a full list of features on their websites but browsing through all of them could be a bit overwhelming. A better approach would be to jot down use cases for which you want an eLearning authoring tool, share them with the vendors and let them pick the tools that are needed for each task.

Different Ways Of Leveraging SCORM Cloud In e-learning

Wizcabin

SCORM Cloud, developed by Rustici Software, is a software-as-a-Service SaaS training delivery platform that you can use to hosting online training content. By using SCORM Cloud in e-learning, you can test your course content and ensure that they adhere strictly to your content standards (xAPI, SCORM, or AICC). For organizations with many legacy flash-based courses, there’s a need for them to give out the conversion projects to vendors. Image by rawpixel from Pixabay.

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Mercury XRS: What it is, How it Works, What it Could Mean For You

Roundtable Learning

Using xAPI or AICC communication, Mercury XRS can connect with your LMS, keeping career development paths intact. You and your LMS vendor can configure the appearance and function of the Mercury XRS integration to your liking. Easily Host Existing Content.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. Also on the administrative side, SCORM, AICC, xAPI, videos, digital documents, virtual classrooms, and instructor-led training (ILT) can be managed in one or more catalogs you can create — for internal or external audiences. Hosting and Deployment Options. 2004, AICC, xAPI, video, audio, pdf, Office. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

That said, there were some hiccups and from an entire vendor wise (expo here) angle, some unique and some, uh. This year, I estimated a 55/60% e-learning, including some ILT vendors offering some type of e-learning component. . In all the years I have attended and have known about ATD (formally ASTD), this year is by far the most in terms of e-learning vendors, especially those in the LMS space. Vendor Time – Vendor Time. Vendors of Intrigue.

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

Paradiso

Many of these experiences arise because the market is crowde d with LMS vendors who are incapable of meeting the dynamic business needs of an organization. A single instance of LMS can host and manage a multiple databases / clients / customers / partners. SCORM / AICC / Tin Can Compatible LMS. All the courses are SCORM and AICC compliant, and cover almost every business’s training needs. Is your current LMS giving you nightmares? You say east and your LMS goes west?

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

The success of outsourcing in e-learning depends on the quality of people management on both sides, especially the vendor side. Technology experts ensure the eLearning courses are hosted online on the desired platform known as a Learning Management System (LMS), in the specified format, They ensure the courses are AICC or SCORM compliant so that the learning progress can be tracked and reports generated.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. Hosting and Deployment Options. 2004, AICC, xAPI. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. With more than 20 years of LMS buying and selling experience, our CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh , is an expert at defining business cases, identifying requirements, shortlisting vendors, developing and managing RFP processes, scripting vendor demonstrations and negotiating the best deal on a learning solution.

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