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Day 4. How SCORM tracks course content

LearnUpon

We’re now ready to discuss the magic of the SCORM API – how it enables learners to launch or resume a course and how SCORM tracks progress and results. A SCORM will first attempt to find the API provided by an LMS in order to track data.

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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. Opening up of learning content that is presently locked up behind firewalls or LMSs to enable access to learners for just-in-time learning or performance support.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools? A few years ago it made sense because most of the options required programming skills; thus having tools that took this away made development “rapid.” However, many of the tools, like Storyline, have become more sophisticated and replaced traditional programming. And these tools are more prevalent. The tools are getting easier to use and provide more options.

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

Upside Learning

Training companies now need to enable themselves with the tools and technologies needed to go online with their training material and find the right systems and backend partners to support them during and after this crucial exercise. 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.

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

Upside Learning

Training companies now need to enable themselves with the tools and technologies needed to go online with their training material and find the right systems and backend partners to support them during and after this crucial exercise. 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.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

35% does not even use an authoring tool at all. In many organizations the courses are locked behind firewalls or LMS and the learner has limited access to them. ” – Tom Kuhlmann. “

Day 4. Getting to grips with SCORM API

LearnUpon

We’re now ready to discuss the magic of the SCORM API – how it enables learners to launch or resume a course and how SCORM tracks progress and results. A SCORM will first attempt to find the API provided by an LMS in order to track data.

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Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

eLearning 24-7

Overwhelmingly on the HE side, it was people who built their courses with the built-in authoring tool of the LMS. On the corporate side a mixture of built-in authoring tool and a rapid course authoring tool, but with limited experience in making it more robust. At least on the HE (higher ed) side, people in general do not like the built-in authoring tools that come with the HE platorms, most notably Blackboard, Instructure and D2L/Brightspace.

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.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

In the second of a two-part blog reflecting on Learning Solutions Conference and Expo 2013 Unicorn CEO, Peter Phillips, looks at the five hottest conference issues - mobile, Tin Can, authoring tools, what's next for the LMS and could websites be the new LMSs? Some argued “create Apps to get round the corporate firewall issues” others that Apps are less secure as the content resides on the device. 3) Have we become the Tools of our Tools?

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Words of Wisdom*

Clark Quinn

Our vendor was very helpful, taking the necessary time to have it optimally integrated with our IT system. Our IT group changed the infrastructure a year ago, to *open source* (I don’t know what they were thinking), but fortunately my vendor says that they’d be happy to help change the installation to work with the new services architecture. We got a full fledged authoring suite and asked our trainers to develop courses.

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