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Elearning platforms meeting PENS standard makes online training easier

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Having an LMS that meets the PENS standard is a one-click process, saving course authors time. Having an LMS that meets the Package Exchange Notification System ( PENS ) standard , coupled with an authoring tool, will save course authors time and ibuprofen.

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PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

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In 2005, PENS was launched by AICC but did not initially gain wide acceptance. Before we jump into PENS, let’s begin in the authoring tool industry. PENS Time. Can you provide some insight into PENS? Without SCORM PENS has nothing to work with. PENS Specs.

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What is PENS?

Growth Engineering

The answer lies in PENS. PENS stands for Package Exchange Notification Service. It works in conjunction with eLearning specifications, such as SCORM and AICC , to allow one-click publishing of content to an LMS. Online Learning Glossary PENS

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

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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? ” The funny thing or sad depending on your take, was the number of authoring tool vendors back in the early days, that said they were AICC certified, but when you went to the AICC web site, they weren’t. .

Rapid Content Authoring Tools Directory

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SCORM or AICC. Identifies SCORM version/edition (may be multiple), AICC (if applicable) or PENS (if applicable): PENS was created by AICC in 2005, but a few vendors are starting to utilize it this year. If you see “None&# or “Unknown&# this means that the vendor did not identify if the solution is not SCORM or AICC or the product does not use SCORM or AICC – some products do not (and they are identified as such).

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

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SCORM compliance and/or AICC – there are tools out there who support neither – but that is not the norm and there are a few tools out there who also support PENS. Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers.

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

can customize shapes using the pen tool in Storyline and Captivate. All are compatible with SCORM, AICC standards, and Tin Can API. Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

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no SCORM, AICC or PENS – however, I am now seeing a few vendors offer PENS (created by AICC back in 2005, but slowly gaining traction). Every year, I identify five trends that I am seeing in the industry as a whole, and forecast on where they will be heading throughout the year. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated.

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

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SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition (rarely used), AICC, PENS – all of which are compliance standards, each with strengths and minuses. . As you are aware I am not a fan of AICC – useful in early 2000’s, but IMO not that useful today. As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.

Five LMS Lists

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There are three types of systems that slide under “learning platforms” The most common one supports PowerPoint, and videos and other content – and can track it, but they DO NOT support any version of SCORM, nor do they support AICC, PENS, Tin Can and so on. I am a big fan of PENS because of what it can do, but a PENS supported LMS is rare and not common (if they offer it, they will support another compliance standard too – often SCORM).

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New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

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Easy to use interface and supports SCORM and AICC. #18 AICC, SCORM and PENS support. Supports AICC and SCORM. Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

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SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5). A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”

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Am I an LMS? And if so.

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SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5). A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”

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Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

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Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). PENS Testing Resources - for those who are interested in this interoperability standard created by the folks from AICC, back in 05. Uncategorized e-learning elearning Open Source SCORM m-learning mobile learning PENS E-Learn Info

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity

Raptivity

The content published by Raptivity is industry standard, easily distributable over the Internet, CDs/DVDs and Pen drives. Raptivity supports SCORM, AICC and Tin Can tracking. One of the major challenges that educators face is holding learners’ attention and helping them retain information.

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

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If you are seeking PENS, LMS. AICC – slightly LMS – personally AICC should be on the next satellite to go into space never to be seen again, but that’s just me. It’s time. Two equal fighters. One the former son of the reigning champ. The other, well, uh, the reigning champ. Both hungry for the title. Can there be only one? Of course, not, but this fight analogy is fun. They can both be successful and in fact, they already are.

Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

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Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). PENS Testing Resources - for those who are interested in this interoperability standard created by the folks from AICC, back in 05. Tags: E-Learn Info Open Source PENS SCORM Uncategorized e-learning elearning m-learning mobile learning

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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At least SCORM support – Plenty still support AICC. Only a few support PENS, which is a shame, because it really does some very cool things. When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewilderment and Confusion.

How to Create Rollovers, Pop-ups and Branching for Lectora e.

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Tip: As Diane says, the key to branching is not the authoring tool; it’s your brain and a pen. AICC & SCORM Compliant e-Learning. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. Lectora Publisher. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Lectora Online. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. ReviewLink. Online Course Review and Collaboration.

How to select the right authoring tool

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In the AT world, knowing whether your AT accepts your specific compliance standard (SCORM, SCORM 1.2/2004, AICC, PENS, TinCan) would be equally relevant. Over the weekend, I did one of the most stressing things there is to do in live. Yep, house hunting. There is nearly nothing out there that make you get excited and depressed in just a few hours, than look for a new house. Where do you live? What amenities do you want or need? Beach? Center of town? Close by or away from humans?

Why your learning management system needs content support

LearnUpon

All of the well-known authoring tools export course content to eLearning standards like SCORM , Tin Can API , and AICC. If you’ve already implemented a learning management system, you’ll understand the value of great customer support.

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Answering your LMS Questions

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SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. Those that don’t are due to: Your tool works only with SCORM 2004 3rd edition, and your LMS only accepts AICC. How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? How many of you have had hundreds of comments as a result of these questions, and than rather than solve it, create only more confusion? How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions?

Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor

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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? Unless you must have PENS or one of the other compliance standards, it is not needed.

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

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Also SCORM 1.2 & AICC. Same thing with PENS i.e. a SCORM LMS that does not support PENS will not work with a PENS content authoring tool. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began. In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. Some acquisitions, some goodbyes, but overall very strong.

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E-Learning News and Notes

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Most tend to be proprietary, but I have seen a few that are SCORM/AICC and yes even PENS. One system offers the ability to do so – but prefers that people use just their product rather then pushing it via PENS to a LMS or downloading the course in a SCORM wrapper, then uploading it into a SCORM LMS). Lots of stuff has been going on these past few weeks s0 let’s just jump right in. Standalone Quiz/Assessment Tools.

Four Industry Announcements

Kapp Notes

All of the e-Learning specifications are captured- from SCORM and AICC to IMS, PENS and LETSI RTWS. Companies around the world from LMS providers to content publishers use Rustici’s products to solve the challenge of conforming to SCORM and AICC specifications. This seems to be “press release” week for me but some great things are happening like the Innovations in Clinical Research Worksho p I blogged about the other day. Well today, two more announcements.