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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. As Stephen Johnson tells us, in his book Where Good Ideas Come From , the openness of standards fosters innovation. . Standards provide several benefits. Learning Standards.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of information out there , okay, I’m kidding there hasn’t been much of anything when it comes to course standards. I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Yet here we are wondering where the course standard industry is heading or at least presumed to be heading. I’ve even seen it with LMS vendors.

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Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of information out there , okay, I’m kidding there hasn’t been much of anything when it comes to course standards. I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Yet here we are wondering where the course standard industry is heading or at least presumed to be heading. I’ve even seen it with LMS vendors.

Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor

eLearning 24-7

Below are some standard questions to ask, but are in no particular order. What about AICC? Unless you purchased a tool that is only AICC compliant, which in that case, time to ditch it and get another one. If you purchased an AICC only, then you have to find a system that is AICC compliant. It can be SCORM too, but the AICC is the key. . What about PENS or some other compliance standard? Go directly to the 3rd party vendor whose courses they are.

Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

You want to implement your courseware to the SCORM standard if you plan to have it launched and/or tracked under an LMS. SCORM is a fairly easy standard to deal with especially since most people are fine with a single SCO that does only single score/completion reporting. What about other Standards? AICC goes after the same thing as what I've described above for SCORM (tracking under an LMS). Great post on issues that many of us have faced!)

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. And today’s interview is especially interesting because we discuss a common issue that inspired Troy’s most recent venture – the need to improve learning content availability. But sending learners to a different vendor LMS for each course makes no sense. These issues are increasingly common.

cmi5 is live in SCORM Cloud

Rustici Software

From xAPI’s advent years ago, there have been issues with launching content. In the earliest days, we at Rustici Software defined a very simple launch specification that several content vendors picked up on. So, over the last couple of years, many people including Bill McDonald (as Chair of the working group) and Art Werkenthin and others at RISC have put a lot of energy into considering how their AICC work could be applied to launch in the xAPI world.

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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.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? A: Virtually every LMS vendor out there in the marketplace provides these features. Congrats, you are probably looking at less than 10 (based on my LMS directory which contains 475 vendors). Custom domains – rather than have yourcompany.vendorname.com, some systems are now offering custom domains so that your learners see whatever name you create.com and remove the vendor name. SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS.

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

eLearning 24-7

If your goal is just to post the course on a server and let people access it, just for the sake of learning and you don’t care about tracking of any sort – then no, you do not need any compliance standard. 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.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

This centralized approach mitigates risk and helps to avoid any potential regulatory compliance issues. 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.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

ProProfs

Compliance with eLearning Standards. Developing standard eLearning content is the first step towards a full-fledged and sustainable online training program. Publish content in all versions of SCORM and AICC in just one click. ? Pricing: Contact vendor.

SCORM 101: The Definitive Guide to Choose a SCORM Compliant LMS

learnWorlds

SCORM, which stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model , is an eLearning standard for educational content. Reference Model: The reference model indicates that SCORM is a standard or a set of ‘rules’ that everyone working in the eLearning industry needs to understand and apply.

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Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

AICC, 508 and SWF. The main interface, where you customize your interaction, is okay, some of it could be better – space issues. Comes with four fonts – the standards. 2004, AICC. authoring tools content authoring tool Craig Weiss E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning elearning 24/7 Product Review craig weiss interaction tool online learning raptivity sim toolsProduct: Raptivity. Raptivity is an interaction tool.

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. The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues. 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. The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

LearnUpon

As we approach the end of our SCORM series, in many ways it’s just the beginning for eLearning content standards. eLearning past: AICC. On day one of our series, we learned that AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee) can be considered the first eLearning standard, used to track how learners progress through course content. While many eLearning vendors still support AICC, the standard is usually a legacy of older platforms and businesses.

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SCORM and the Whole 2.0 Thing Again.

Mark Oehlert

t think SCORM and AICC are over engineered pieces of junk. And the LMS / LCMS products and vendors engender pure hate at every contact point whether purchaser, content develoeprs, admins or end users. Make no mistake, I still think there is a role to be filled here but it is a role that focuses on pedagogy, design, design, design, and to a small degree any unique, technical requirements that are not being met by existing and emerging market standards.

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Seven Tips for an Easy and Effective LMS Switch

Upside Learning

A recent survey on customers’ happiness with their LMS (conducted in Jan 2009, published in Mar 2009) by Bersin & Associates observed: “The study found that a significant proportion of LMS customers – fully one-quarter of customers – are dissatisfied with their systems and say they are likely to switch vendors within the next year.” Understand that switching LMS vendors is inherently different from looking for your first LMS. The vendor’s experience in LMS replacements.

SCORM vs Tin Can API: The difference between compact discs and iTunes

ProProfs

Tin Can API and SCORM are both eLearning standards, which help companies to measure the impact of their training programs. At some point in the past, eLearning standards were built for facilitating interoperability between content and LMS; now with SCORM and especially Tin Can API, it’s about tracking learning experiences as much as it is about interoperability. Evolution of eLearning standards.

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

LearnUpon

If the manifest file isn’t located in the root of the zip, the course isn’t a valid SCORM content package at all and you will likely run into issues importing it to your LMS. 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.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

Change of messaging, and the seemingly misunderstanding by vendors that there is a difference between training and L&D. CMI-5 increased interest among vendors, even more so, than on/off synch mobile apps for example. But, CMI-5 with consumers is still quite low – a key factor – poor messaging on the benefits of CMI-5, compared with the other course standards. LRSs not being utilized by vendors who have it in their systems. The vendor.

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

Upside Learning

These three profiles ensure that both the training company and the customer can work on the system without much dependence on the LMS vendor or the training company for routine tasks like license management, course management, reporting, learner support for basic queries, eCommerce, etc. 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.

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. The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

This LMS Has No Traps!

Upside Learning

The issues highlighted are quite pertinent and yes, I think, there is a high probability that an organization looking for an LMS (new or changing) would have encountered one or more of these traps. 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. We are confident of providing this and have published this standard on our site too.

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How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

There are two main standards for exchanging information between a course created by an authoring tool and a LMS. Make sure both your LMS and the authoring tool support the same standard for this (either Scorm or XAPI. Another really important issue. Tracking and tracing can be an issue here tough. Your tool needs to support the XAPI standard in order to allow you to track the results in that case. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Different Ways Of Leveraging SCORM Cloud In e-learning

Wizcabin

Although there have been debates on which content standard type is better between xAPI and SCORM , the choice is yours to make. Your choice of content standards depends on your required learning outcomes. 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). SCORM cloud helps to evaluate how your courses adhering to your content standards can run on your LMS.

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Purchasing Courses for your LMS

eLearning 24-7

Medium in length – defined by the vendor. You can’t, but people will always want to know, how long is the course time wise and then the vendor has to give a number or present one – because darn gone it, time to learn and what that time is – is more important than true acquisition of knowledge (a throwback to ILT learning – and not in a positive way). It is fast, relatively easy, and assumes there is no interoperability issues. SCORM and AICC.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

learnWorlds

AICC and Tin Can API. Doesn’t come with enough features on its standard package that would better suit small and medium-sized businesses. Subscription plans include: Standard: offers core functionality to create, track and manage your learning material.

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. Because a content issue can occur at any point in the process, it can be difficult to pinpoint. Many LMS vendors make bold claims about the quality of customer support they deliver. Here are some common issues eLearning content throws up and how to combat them. But those issues will vary from vendor to vendor.

eLearning Content Distribution Made Easier

JCA Solutions

There are usually issues. Questions Regarding eLearning Content Distribution Is it SCORM/AICC? Yes, one would think all these things would be known by now, that eLearning content distribution was standardized and the kinks were ironed out long ago.

LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

Course standards are course standards, and yes, you have the option to select CMI-5 and xAPI. What I am finding is that AICC is nearly gone in the LEP space (as it is with LMSs too), so if I was you, I’d seek SCORM, SCORM 1.2, PENS is nearly non-existent in this segment and CMI-5 is extremely new and few vendors have it – expect more in 2019. The first three are standards that every LEP should have (so say YES on the template). Standard.

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

Upside Learning

These three profiles ensure that both the training company and the customer can work on the system without much dependence on the LMS vendor or the training company for routine tasks like license management, course management, reporting, learner support for basic queries, eCommerce, etc. 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.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

The meet the minimum 16 standards you need for an LMS (to be defined IMO), and on top of that hit the next generation current set of features (includes some aspects of social, gamification, general items, UI/UX – i.e. user experience). . Next Generation Standards. Noted earlier, I mentioned the standards of next generation systems. Rather, under video you can: Convert the video into a SCORM, AICC or SCORM 1.2

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What to Look for in a Learning Management System (LMS) for Manufacturing Training

Convergence Training

Or employees plus the “extended enterprise,” possibly including contractors, vendors, visitors, suppliers, and even customers. What elearning standard do you need you LMS to be compatible with, both now and in the future (AICC, SCORM, xAPI, etc.)?

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E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

The spin is that you can accrue points by reading an article, taking a course, leaving comments, ranking content, completing an assessment and so on – varies among vendors. Hence some vendors might pitch “gaming elements”, but there is no way – the point above – is what the rest of the world sees as gaming elements. This is why, you see the gaming issue – Guess how many authoring tools can create 100% real game based courses?

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Learning Management System

Geenio

Once you have formulated your needs and set priorities, you will be able to start shopping around and talking to LMS vendors with a clear idea of what you need in mind. The peculiarities of the skills that need to be taught may require specific, non-standard functionality, which will narrow down the list of possible vendors. Do not bother talking to vendors until you have answered all these questions. Issuing certificates In certain spheres of activity (e.g.

Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

Certifications are doable from big name vendors such as Amazon, Google, Cisco, Microsoft and more. Channels and Playlists – Standards in the LEP/LXP market, hence just listed here. Share Link – I debated about listing this in poor, because I still see zero value in this – other vendors do it too, and I see zero value in that as well. 3rd party content is available within the platform, they continue to sign up vendors – so that is a plus.

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

eLearning 24-7

The problem though is that there is a crisis going on in the K-12 sector and it is tied in part to e-learning (with wins and losses) and LMS vendors who serve that sector. and K-12 LMS vendors (a chunk of them). But for this article the focus will be on those school districts and K-12 LMS vendors (many who are lost in really “getting it”). Possibly three parties in the rest of the world – Schools, some Governments, and a nice slice of K-12 LMS vendors.

And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

eLearning 24-7

You can disagree and that is fine, and I’m sure some vendors will, but this is my take. I’m not saying that LMS vendors overwhelm people on the admin side, I’m just saying they tend to offer more feature capabilities than a learning platform. Here are the myths of learning platforms, that many will tout and equally many LMS vendors will too. ” Predictive Analysis is seen so far only in LMS vendors. Course Standards. It’s time.