Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. Not surprisingly, with such a diverse spectrum of business opportunities, and with so much ongoing digital innovation, support for commercial training content providers is the most rapidly evolving segment in the learning technology space. They diversify income streams from across a content business portfolio. Do you sell learning content online ?

Test SCORM Courses with an LMS

Tony Karrer

We are developing a SCORM or AICC compliant course either custom or using an authoring tool. The client's staff is too busy to run a series of tests and they have no patience for problems. Here are some ideas - SCORM Test Suite One of the best things about SCORM (ADL's Sharable Content Reference Model) is that it is pretty easy to test and diagnose problems. If it doesn't work out, then you can say - "Well it works with the SCORM test suite.

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Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

And with the arrival of innovative virtual learning technologies like live streaming and webcasting, many associations are racing to offer continuing education in a variety of new forms. For example, if you republish a webcast as an on-demand event and a self-paced SCORM program, those who couldn’t attend live can participate when it’s convenient for them. You’ll learn: How to build a business case for moving in-person education online.

How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data

JCA Solutions

Your SCORM-compliant LMS and eLearning content serve you — and your learners — well; they are not going away any time soon. Your SCORM-based training system can’t track those activities. How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data.

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Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge

JCA Solutions

Your SCORM-compliant LMS and eLearning content serve you — and your learners — well; they are not going away any time soon. Your SCORM-based training system can’t track those activities. Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge.

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The why and how of blended learning

Arlo Training & Events Software

So far 2020 has been an interesting time for training providers, with many having to pivot quickly to ensure their business can continue operating during COVID-19. Whatever changes you made, at the crux of it you simply moved with the market and have continued to meet the evolving needs of your customers (after all, that’s what a business needs to do in order to survive). We recommended live online as a good first step in moving your training business online.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

If a RCAT vendor tells you they have been in business for over 10 years, they are somewhat misleading, since WBT courses really didn’t start to hit the mark until 2000 and then you have limited choices on how to build. CourseLab – ADL SCORM certified, no less. When I was looking at a LMS/LCMS vendors in the last few years, one of my first questions, “Are you SCORM 2004 or 1.2 If your RCAT only outputs to SCORM 2004 and my LMS vendor only accepts 1.2,

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs

G-Cube

The best LMS systems hold the potential to track individual progress, generate reports, bridge skill-gaps, enhance employee retention, and overall business growth. Key features of the LMS include- gamification, assessments, custom branding, localization, eCommerce, SCORM compliant, mobile-enabled, real-time reporting, and more. ? Deploying the Best Learning Management System to Meet Pertinent Training Needs.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

You are probably already familiar with the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM, which is a specification that allows learning management systems (LMSs) to track e-learning user activities. The catch is that SCORM only works within the context of an LMS—it doesn’t interact with other programs. What underlies Tin Can is the recognition that not all workplace learning happens within the boundaries of a SCORM-compliant LMS.

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eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status. The L&D community, in particular the xAPI community, while not a team, is appearing to follow a similar pathway as we move into a post-SCORM reality.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

Very different systems are able to securely communicate by capturing and sharing this stream of activities.”. Also, collecting data will help you in linking digital learning solutions to your desired business goals. xAPI vs AICC vs SCORM. With SCORM, the simple data extracted would only display insights such as “Learner Y has completed the course X,” single score, and pass/fail. Global E-Learning market industry is expected to grow from $176.12 billion in 2017 to $398.15

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Case Study: Online Sleep Medicine School saves +50% on LMS costs after migrating to Custom Built Platform in record time

Academy of Mine

Course Content was migrated for any classes scheduled in the early months of 2019 to ensure it was available to enrolled students; migrated content was comprised primarily of courses built in Articulate Storyline then converted into SCORM 1.2 Conversion of SCORM 1.2 Regardless of the numbers of users they have or their revenue stream, they only ever have to pay one easy, predictable fee for their eLearning platform. . About the Client.

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

Talented Learning

That’s exactly why I enjoyed comparing notes with today’s guest, Troy Gorostiza , President & CEO of Knowledge Stream and Co-Founder of Course Container. These broader business ecosystems naturally bring opportunities to offer extended online training. In today’s economy, businesses must depend on partners, resellers, contractors and other external constituents to create value. But we really need to track specific data for training and business purposes.

Meridian LMS Launched as Platform for NASWA Learning

Meridian

NASWA wanted to replace their legacy learning management system with a solution flexible enough to meet their unique needs,” said Patrick Devlin, Chief Business Development Officer for Meridian. The Meridian team not only migrated NASWA’s critical training data, but also moved the organization’s extensive history of enrollments and completions for all SCORM course content from the previous six years to the new LMS.

xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Meanwhile different needs among xAPI adopters in the learning technology business are becoming clearer. Specifically, devices that were never supported by SCORM. Organizations interested in counting on xAPI for their business needs must have a way to know the tools work. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI.

What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?

KnowledgeAnywhere

Now there’s a way businesses can track as much as 100% of learning experiences. xAPI, when integrated with your learning management system, provides a more comprehensive assessment of learning because it is able to track more than conventional AICC- and SCORM-based online experiences. How is xAPI different from SCORM? SCORM , which stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model, is a useful tool that enables e-learning courses to communicate directly with the LMS.

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10 Golden Rules to Optimize Your E-learning Content For Mobile Learning

Docebo

Instead, we want to examine the proliferation of mobile-first strategies in the wide world of business, how it’s constantly growing as new applications are uncovered (and its full potential is nowhere near being reached). Compatibility : All videos on your webpages, SCORM and TinCans should be optimized for mobile devices. Give learners an excellent experience across all their devices.

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

In 2003, the eLearning startup I worked for shuttered its doors as our customers moved to adopt SCORM, and we had no idea how to do that. My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. Any innovation that could shut down as many companies as SCORM did was something I wanted to master. I worked with business analysts, IT and communications teams on governance for these new technologies. SCORM Version 1.2

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Top 10 LMS systems

Ed App

This is an LMS suitable for small- and medium-sized businesses. It has a full set of features that includes full mobile compatibility, customizable user dashboards, SCORM support, certificates, course library, user communities, and wall posts.

Easygenerator has made all the right choices

Challenge to Learn

Easygenerator is the only authoring tool that has invested in video delivery, offering an integrated free streaming video service of the highest quality. We are ready to implement CMI5 (new SCORM successor based on xAPI). Business is booming. This week the Fosway group published her new 9-grid report about authoring tools. It is nice that Easygenerator is listed again, confirming our place between the leading authoring tools.

How To Set Up LearnDash ProPanel

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

To grow your LearnDash eLearning business, merely creating and selling courses won’t help. The very first step towards growing your LearnDash business involves installing ProPanel. You can take your business to great heights once you have the right and effective data.

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Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Here we deal with problems such as grade data privacy, activation and deactivation of users for business reasons, and protecting sensitive business information arising from learning systems from prying eyes. Business Reports How do you assess the effectiveness of a course delivered? This can be done using Google Gears to some extent, or with the Harbinger Offline Player all the way up to SCORM compatible tracking.

Learning Pool review the Fosway Group COVID-19 research

Learning Pool

Although many businesses had been well equipped to deliver learning to their workforce online, the research suggests that many have been found wanting with solutions that maybe weren’t quite ready for the challenges that they’ve been faced with. . We also integrated with the folks at Anders Pink to bring content curation into Stream in another way. Our friends over at Fosway published some interesting research on COVID-19 a few weeks back. You can read the full report here.

People that inspire me: my 5 eLearning heroes

Challenge to Learn

He gave a workshop that I attended and we spoke briefly afterwards and exchanged business cards. He is also the one that made agile e-Learning development main stream with his book Leaving ADDIE for SAM. There are four principles: Identify the business goal. The first big thing is that she connects learning to the business goals, and with that she helps to integrate learning into the business. Recently I was doing a presentation on eLearning trends.

Myths about Government LMS Procurement Debunked

Meridian

In the procurement process, acquisition personnel determine their agency’s requirements and post a solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website. Too much red tape, the process is too confusing, it takes too long to win government business” are some common thoughts, and it is many times thought of as being a market that is just not worth the perceived headache. Myth #4—Your organization needs to be on GSA or State contract to win government business.

The definitive checklist for selecting the right partner training LMS

Docebo

An An LMS for partner training is essential if you’re one of the 80% of businesses that use channel partners as a revenue source. Like the majority of these businesses, you’ve probably faced some of the same common challenges that stall revenue growth (yikes). We’re not talking simple onboarding here for an extended enterprise – this is where the pulse of partnerships is maintained by providing ongoing and timely training to the businesses that help you stay successful.

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A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training

Litmos

I’ve met people who had worked on the original SCORM standard, those driving the new xAPI standard, as well as early champions of our industry who coined the terms and built the original software tools. While PLATO and The Oregon Trail had planted the seed of computer based training, these new personal computers were the start of the digital revolution that would soon impact homes, schools, and businesses around the world. SCORM, and the SaaS based LMS.

The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

In many ways, the enterprise business model hasn’t changed much over the last 25 years. Indeed, the ability for different overlapping business functions (or systems) to share data has become relatively easy. Software runs everything in the enterprise business, and each software package has its own proprietary language. Yet, that is no longer the case for medium and large enterprise businesses. “Yes we support SCORM/AICC.

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How to perfect your eLearning content distribution strategy

Rustici Software

Whether you create and sell eLearning content as your core business or you provide training as part of a larger product offering, you likely spend a good deal of time and energy administering eLearning content. Since most of your courses must be SCORM compliant , you likely see no option but to directly provide your clients with proprietary training files. This allows you to build and protect a recurring revenue stream and waste less time managing contracts.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

SCORM. They wanted a standard, took a plausible set of standards from the work, and called it the Standard Courseware Object Reference Model (SCORM). SCORM was updated in 2004, and that is the existing standard for course delivery. Vendors got on board, and SCORM became a more-or-less viable mechanism. And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills. Which is exactly what SCORM does, with a limitation.

The definitive checklist for selecting the right partner training LMS

Docebo

An LMS for partner training is essential if you’re one of the 80% of businesses that use channel partners as a revenue source. Like the majority of these businesses, you’ve probably faced some of the same common challenges that stall revenue growth (yikes). We’re not talking simple onboarding here for an extended enterprise – this is where the pulse of partnerships is maintained by providing ongoing and timely training to the businesses that help you stay successful.

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Top 10 LXPs for 2020

eLearning 24-7

What was/is the impact of COVID-19 in their business model and sales approaches? . 4 Instilled LXP – Sort of a video learning platform that also supports SCORM content, PDFs, etc. Yes on the SCORM and xAPI content of course, but I feel its real power is video.

How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. Since most of your courses must be SCORM compliant, you likely see no option but to directly provide your clients with proprietary training files. You build and protect a recurring revenue stream and waste less time managing contracts. appeared first on SCORM - .

How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. Since most of your courses must be SCORM compliant, you likely see no option but to directly provide your clients with proprietary training files. You build and protect a recurring revenue stream and waste less time managing contracts. appeared first on SCORM - .

A learning experience isn’t just the content

Learning Pool

The vision for elearning touted by early learntech players such as Smartforce was a complete ‘whole egg’ system or suite comprising administration; content authoring, management and delivery, and tracking via SCORM. Content is more tangible; sits more easily within a business model (ownership of content is always clear: content of all sorts is heavily protected by intellectual property law).

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

Talented Learning

The Cloud and SaaS Business Model. New LMS vendors with minimal investment can create a SaaS cloud LMS of limited scope to target a specific business problem, industry or region with a low cost solution. Every customer has its own unique, secure area with its own content, users and business rules, and is unaware of any fellow clients on the common platform. So with each new customer, the vendor builds an incremental, predictable, profitable and recurring revenue stream.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

Not just the traditional educational institutes, but also the corporations and businesses are leveraging online courses for their own goals. . However, only a few programs specifically include customized support for e-learning content authoring and are certified by the standards such as SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) or AICC (CBT) (Aviation Industry CBT Committee). Highlights : HTML5 : HTML5 for seamless video streaming and mobile-friendly course design.

How to Deliver Channel Partner Training with an LMS

LearnUpon

Channel partner training (or reseller training) is an essential action to grow your business. Using an LMS, businesses create dedicated learning portals. A training reseller program or partner program influences your business in lots of ways. Develops your business. This enables them to sell more and generate more revenue for themselves and your business. Creates a new revenue stream. Provides feedback for your business.

Easy to Use, Easy to Love: Adobe Captivate Prime is Ideal for Enterprise Training

MeetingOne on eLearning

The reference standard for an LMS remains the Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM), specifically, SCORM 1.2. To put it simply, SCORM 1.2 Adobe Captivate Prime is a powerful LMS that brings a fresh interface and design to the tired SCORM 1.2 A coveted feature of Adobe Captivate Prime is adaptive bit-rate streaming in the Fluidic Player. Automatically, video is streamed at a quality suitable to your learner’s bandwidth constraints.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

It is real – backed by evidence from business scenarios. But we do have a ton of data from learning technology buyers and sellers and we have decades of experience in evaluating, recommending, marketing and implementing business learning platforms. Among the more than 700 vendors participating in today’s LMS marketplace, we continue to see a wave of learning solutions designed to solve “niche” business challenges.