Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

But I typically argue that eLearning standards are necessary. Even the most cutting edge eLearning out there follows a standard, even if it's a totally new one. By standard I mean a common template and/or a compliance specification such as SCORM or AICC. Standards provide a logical framework for the learner. You can gleam information that will prove useful as you develop your program. Standardization assists reusability of content. By Jay Lambert.

SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

Another set of standards that has the same aim is AICC. SCORM is much more widely used today, but that doesn’t mean we can forget about AICC entirely. SCORM is a set of packaging standards that means once your elearning is set up with the right file structure, uploading a course to the LMS is just a matter of uploading a.zip file. There are several versions of the SCORM standards. What is AICC? SCORM vs AICC. So how do SCORM and AICC compare?

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

Docebo

Companies and organizations involved in elearning need learning content to be compliant with some requirements, i.e. with regards to the way content is packaged and tracked within the training program. 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. Companies and organizations today need both standards: this post explains why!

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Why author elearning content to industry standards?

OpenSesame

At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in today’s online world. Each of these platforms are unique, but they are not SCORM, AICC, or xAPI conformant, which means the courses built on these platforms can not be exported for use in another platform or a learning management system (LMS). The post Why author elearning content to industry standards?

Your Paradiso platform is fully AICC LMS compliant

Paradiso

The term AICC is an acronym that you can commonly hear or read when you want to start or enter into the eLearning world. This term contains the result of the first attempt to standardize the way that the contents and courses could be read and delivered through virtual education platforms. That’s the reason why companies and institutions must create their content AICC LMS compliant to work properly and run right away in any LMS or eLearning platform.

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What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

In this article, we’ll take deeper dive into the differences between three very popular eLearning standards. For some reason most eLearning standards have developed with acronyms, so even establishing exactly what you’re talking about can be a challenge. Here we will take a look at AICC, SCORM, and XAPI (Tin Can), define what each one is and see when each might be an ideal solution for your business. AICC . The AICC standard is one of the earliest eLearning standards.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

The purpose of the initiative was to develop a standard for eLearning that would meet the needs of both federal and private sectors to replace AICC and correct previous problems. It took a few years and by the mid-2000s, SCORM had become the de facto standard for all eLearning content. You may wonder “big deal, it’s a new standard. New technologies are always cropping up with seemingly better and more efficient ways to accomplish our everyday tasks.

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What are SCORM and AICC, By the Way?

CommLab India

If you have ever been involved in online course design and development, you might have come across e-learning professionals talking about AICC and SCORM. What are SCORM and AICC? SCORM and AICC are learning technology standards that determine how e-learning courses interact with learning management systems (LMSs). Most rapid authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate can be used to publish courses compliant with SCORM or AICC. What is AICC?

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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.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in the today’s online world. Each of these platforms are unique, but they are not SCORM, AICC or xAPI conformant, which means the courses built on these platforms can not be exported for use in another platform or Learning Management System (LMS). .

xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

The purpose of the initiative was to develop a standard for eLearning that would meet the needs of both federal and private sectors to replace AICC and correct previous problems. It took a few years and by the mid-2000s, SCORM had become the de facto standard for all eLearning content. You may wonder “big deal, it’s a new standard. New technologies are always cropping up with seemingly better and more efficient ways to accomplish our everyday tasks.

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Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

I see the future e-learning tools allowing the authors to easily add complex interactions, games, and 2D/ 3D animations with absolutely no programming. You can easily create courses, simulations, and demonstrations that address accessibility standards such as Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0,

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Is it important to know instructional design to create SCORM compliant courses?

ID Reflections

SCORM is a set of technical standards. According to David Wiley, in Connecting Learning Objects to Instructional Design Theory: The main idea of 'learning objects' is to break educational content down into small chunks that can be reused in various learning environments, in the spirit of object-oriented programming. Tags: Standards technology AICC-SCORM LMS SCORM

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

Talented Learning

And with that comes the need to build partner programs. Those programs can be a source of new revenue streams with training that leverages your existing content assets. As we all know, SCORM has been around for quite a long time as a data standard. A standard is a standard, and for content to work, a learning management system must communicate with a piece of content in a very specific way. WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know

Mindflash

Learning Management System (LMS): A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of education courses or training programs. AICC: The Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC) is a nonprofit, membership-driven organization dedicated to helping the aviation training community get the most out of today’s technology.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program. Prepare a business case for the training program.

LMS Basics: Can You Import eLearning Courses from One Provider Into an LMS by Another Provider

Convergence Training

eLearning Course StandardsAICC, SCORM, and xAPI. The zipped folders match different standards for elearning courses. The three most common types are AICC, SCORM, and xAPI. So you might have an eLearning course that was created to match the AICC standard, or the SCORM standard, or the xAPI standard. AICC is an older standard and its developer is no longer supporting it. And xAPI is a newer standard.

Part 5 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Course Authoring Tool

Overnite Software

Combining the benefits of multiple features is indeed key to a robust eLearning program. At a minimum, look for course-building features, such as: Image, video, and audio uploader Variety of question types Specialized course settings Ability to publish course in industry-standard formats.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

WYSIWYG/HTML/Javascript/maybe CSS options as well, perhaps even additional programming languages you can incorporate, a full package of capabilities inc. mini and full previews, assessment tools, interoperability standards, multiple outputs, ADA 508 compliance, SAAS, include templates, as well as ones you can build yourself, etc. It isn’t, but there are a few vendors starting to add it to their interoperability standards and yes a few LMS vendors too.

Improve the quality of your training programs with an LMS for Banking

Paradiso

The quality of your training programs is proportional to the service delivered later in the work experience. The banking industry is constantly adopting changes in its regulations and the standards by which the industry is governed change frequently. Scorm / AICC / Tin Can Compliance. The post Improve the quality of your training programs with an LMS for Banking appeared first on Paradiso eLearning Blog.

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

Docebo

Where have our learning programs previously fallen short and how can we improve on this? It’s time to start narrowing down the functionality you want to see in your training programs. SCORM, AICC, and xAPI. xAPI (formerly Tin Can API) is the Learning Objects new standard.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

Where have our learning programs previously fallen short and how can we improve this? E-learning has become the way we work and learn, so LMS platforms that are not accessible on other devices are not optimizing the bandwidth of their online learning program (lame).

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs. Learners: They’re on the receiving end of learning initiatives (after all, they are to whom training programs are intended). Compliance Training : An LMS can also be used to make sure employees receive any mandated training and manage recurring certification and training programs.

Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)

Gyrus

AICC- Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee: A standard that facilitates proper communication between the course content and the learning management system. API- Application Program Interface: A set of protocols or code that IT team uses to tie/integrate the LMS with other systems such as CRM, HRIS, HRMS, etc. APP- Application: Downloadable program on mobile devices for providing certain LMS features and is mostly used for offline learning, micro-learning.

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Boost Training Effectiveness Using SCORM Compliant LMS, GDPR, & Others – Infographic

G-Cube

SCORM compliant LMS is the most popular industry-standard which helps to reuse existing content, thereby saving time and costs of developing new courses. Other compliances that ensure an effective training delivery include- Tin Can, GDPR, Section 508, AICC, and others. G-Cube LMS is compliant with all relevant industry regulations and standards. With technological innovation, most of the organizations are leaning towards implementing industry compliant eLearning systems.

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The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements? It is all because of learning standards that were put into place to ensure consistency in designing and deploying learning solutions. Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements? AICC and SCORM – The Core Standards of eLearning.

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Unleashing The 7 Essential Features Of A New-Age LMS

G-Cube

One prime key towards making this confederation work is the complete adherence to standards for interoperability and effective data usage. ? Instead of centrality, it helps to enhance the personalization feature as an option available at all levels of the program. The new-age LMS not only embeds videos with e-courses, but also convert them into a SCORM, AICC or SCORM 1.2

3 reasons your LMS should be LTI-compliant

Rustici Software

The IMS Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI®) standard prescribes a way to easily and securely connect learning applications and tools with platforms like learning management systems (LMS), portals, and learning object repositories on your premise or in the cloud, in a secure and standard manner and without the need for expensive custom programming. Here at Rustici, we value standards.

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ELearning course development: How to choose the right authoring tool

Ed App

So, if you do want to provide microlearning as part of your training programs it’s important to choose an authoring tool that supports best practice, including important microlearning elements like gamification , optimized video delivery, and chunked content delivery to ensure your microlearning lessons play well together. As a minimum you need to ask if the authoring tool supports all the basic video standards e.g SCORM/AICC. AICC is a very early eLearning standard.

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Extending your learning network: What you need to know

Rustici Software

Associations that provide training programs to members. Your courses should support the eLearning standards like SCORM, AICC or xAPI. Options here would include using an authoring tool to create and publish courses in multiple standard formats. Last week I had the opportunity to participate in the Learning Collective web series headed up by our friends at RISC.

Support MP4 videos in your eLearning platform with Rustici Engine

Rustici Software

The advantages of incorporating video into your L&D program are numerous. By the end of this summer, Rustici Engine will be able to handle the import, play and track.mp4 video files and.mp3 audio files using the same APIs that handle SCORM, AICC, xAPI and cmi5 courses. It’s the first non-standards based content that Rustici Engine supports. Video is arguably the fastest growing content type in the eLearning ecosystem.

What Types of Training Can You Import Into an LMS?

Convergence Training

It’s probably obvious that you can import elearning courses, although even that answer isn’t quite that simple, as elearning courses come in different standards (or formats)–more on that below. eLearning courses come in different “formats” or standards.

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.

What to Look for In Online Manufacturing Training Courses

Convergence Training

eLearning Courses & eLearning Standards. That’s obvious enough, but we’re talking about something very specific here: elearning courses come in different formats, or standards. If you try to import an elearning course that’s been published to comply with one standard, it may not work with your LMS unless your LMS is compatible with that standard.

Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

They integrate with Rustici Engine to allow clients to import, launch and track standards based eLearning content. #18 GyrusAim is a LMS which is designed to completely manage the learning & development programs of companies of all sizes. They integrate with Rustici Engine to allow clients to import, launch and track SCORM and AICC content, as well as support xAPI. #14

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