Elearning platforms meeting PENS standard makes online training easier

Docebo

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

eLearning 24-7

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 Overview.

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Trending Sources

What is PENS?

Growth Engineering

The answer lies in PENS. PENS stands for Package Exchange Notification Service. For it to work, both the LMS and the authoring tool need to be compatible with PENS. With PENS however, once the author clicks ‘publish’ they can forget about it and get on with their day.

cmi5 and Expanded PENS Support in SCORM Engine 2017.1

Rustici Software

To that end, we’re happy to include cmi5 and expanded PENS support in our SCORM Engine 2017.1 The Package Exchange Notification System (PENS) is a great example of a feature that’s inspired by our customers. Any of these will now be recognized in the PENS request and processed.

This Week on #TalkTech: The Value of Losing, Project Sharing, and the Death of Pen and Paper

Bottom-Line Performance

Is pen and paper becoming obsolete? Are pens and paper becoming obsolete? Paper, a drawing app by company FiftyThree, displays “humanistic sensibilities” and is designed to mimic a real-world drawing experience: pen, pencil, paper – the basics.

Tracing the Journey of E-learning in a Thanksgiving Letter

CommLab India

eLearning pens a special letter to its stakeholders this Thanksgiving. eLearning Design Thanksgiving and eLearning

How to Write a Summary of a Book Chapter | The Pen and The Pad

E-learning Uncovered

Need help with Book 2 in Homer's The Odyssey? Check out our revolutionary side-by-side summary and analysis

Developer Diaries: Using a Drawing Tablet Instead of a Mouse

eLearning Brothers

Using a pen puts your hand in a better alignment, more of a ‘handshake position’. A pen is much lighter than a mouse. My hand isn’t as tired at the end of the day with a pen as it is with the mouse. I have mine set up to cover two monitors set on Pen Mode.

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Four Instructional Design Lessons Inspired by the Lord of the Rings

Allen Interactions

The pen may be mightier, but it definitely lacks the same “cool” factor. By Kody Jackson, MA, Instructional Writer Intern. Instructional design is a lot like The Lord of the Rings. This isn’t the most obvious of comparisons, I’ll admit.

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Tech Tools That Help eLearning Designers Collaborate

eLearning Brothers

Red Pen. For help with collaboration on visuals, Red Pen offers an interface that allows anyone with access to point, click and provide feedback. The beauty—and sometimes the bane—of remote work is that you have the ability to create on your own.

Improve Classroom Learning With SAMR

LearnDash

For example, if you are tasked to use a library to write a research report with standard pen and paper, you could substitute the pen and paper with a word processor and the library with the internet.

New to Docebo LMS: 9 ways to supercharge your online training platform

Docebo

PENS Support: With the addition of our Lectora integration, we also added support for the PENS elearning standard. Read our blog to see how PENS makes the content author’s life easier with streamlined content publishing.

eXSpace exploration

Learning with e's

The boards can identify what colour pen the teacher is holding, and can also sense for example, when someone has walked into the room (whereupon it automatically readies itself for use). However, picking up the red pen and then replacing it in the black pen socket didn't help matters.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

PENS was created in 2005 by AICC as a new interoperability standard. Tags: AICC PENS SAAS SCORM Uncategorized authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors elearning content authoring tools rapid content authoring tools rapid content authoring As the evolution of e-learning continues, the rapid content authoring tools (RCAT) market follows suit. This is a growing market with new vendors showing up, but at the same time, others disappearing.

5 Thanksgiving Gifts Your Employees Will Love

CommLab India

A fountain pen for elegant executive writing. This magnificent fountain pen from ZenZoi comes with a gift case and ink refill converter that draws ink directly from the ink bottle.

Shocking outcomes from ATD research on Instructional design

Challenge to Learn

Are the still using pen and paper? The ATD published a report on Instructional design: “Instructional design now: a new age of learning and beyond” They did a survey among 1120 learning professionals. I find outcomes of this report shocking.

Using Games and Avatars to Change Learner Behavior

Kapp Notes

After the game was over, participants waited as the researcher then “accidently” spilled a cup of pens a few feet away. No former virtual world helicopter passengers helped pick up the spilled pens. A recent article in Wired presented an interesting research finding.

SCORM Engine 2017.1 is released!

Rustici Software

Expanded PENS Support. We added expanded Package Exchange Notification System (PENS) support to account for updates made to emerging standards like the Experience API and cmi5. Now, Engine supports content types in PENS of “cmi5,” “xapi” and “tcapi.”.

Freebie Friday: Storyboard Template

Trivantis

I actually start with pen and paper to create very simplistic storyboards. When was the last time you made a storyboard? I love making storyboards because they align perfectly with my level of drawing skills—arrows and stick figures!

5 Ways eLearning Will Impact Your Organization

Riptide Software

With the constant rise of technology, many businesses have tossed the traditional pen-to-paper means of training to the side and adopted modern eLearning concepts.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Seriously though, I’m a huge fan of PENS and while it has been tied to SCORM, in theory it could be an optional add-on (if you will) for CMI-5. . PENS for those unaware was created by AICC in 2005, and in just the last two years has started to appear with a some LMS vendors and a small few of authoring tool vendors. But PENS faces those same challenges as the demise of SCORM as related to buy-in.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Seriously though, I’m a huge fan of PENS and while it has been tied to SCORM, in theory it could be an optional add-on (if you will) for CMI-5. . PENS for those unaware was created by AICC in 2005, and in just the last two years has started to appear with a some LMS vendors and a small few of authoring tool vendors. But PENS faces those same challenges as the demise of SCORM as related to buy-in.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Supports PENS. Supports PENS too. Before we dive into this year’s top 10 authoring tools, a funny thing happened to me this week – rib injury. As a result a delay in the post and up front apology for that. Anyone who has hurt a rib, knows the thrill of agony from it.

TechSmith Camtasia: Recording Effects

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

You can select from among frames, lines, highlights, ellipses and even a pen.

Seven ways in which stories power learning

Clive on Learning

The nearest I’d got to so-called creative writing was penning the dialogue for interactive scenarios, so this was a brave move. I’m sure that if you were to o pen up our brains and tip the contents onto the floor, what would come out but piles and piles of stories.

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Write on the web

E-learning Uncovered

pen translation french, English - French dictionary, meaning, see also 'pen in',pen up',felt pen',light pen', example of use, definition, conjugation, Reverso dictionary How to Restart a Dry Ball Point Pen.

Draw and Talk Over Your Images to Communicate Clearer

Visual Lounge

With Snagit, you can simply talk and draw like you would if marking up a physical document with a pen then send it to a colleague or student. Select the pen tool and set the desired width/color. Have you ever watched your local weather reporter draw a weather pattern on the screen?

Simple Learning Solutions

Association eLearning

Instead, I showed up on meet and greet day with a sheet of paper and a pen. A year or so back, I was part of a mentoring program at my alma mater. They were pairing current students with recent graduates to help them with life skills that aren’t usually taught in class.

L&D: Learning and Dystopia

Association eLearning

No time like the present,” I replied as I pulled out a pen and notepad, hoping I sounded cheerful. You know that feeling you get when something is hyped as “the ultimate solution”? If you’re like me your reaction is probably along the lines of, “That’s too good to be true.

Self-Expression Has Power for Performance and Learning

CLO Magazine

They threw darts they customized with more precision, came up with more anagrams when using a personalized pen and played a beer-coaster flipping game better when they used a coaster that, like the others, had been customized.

10 Reasons to Attend the 2016 Lectora User Conference

Trivantis

Last year we gave away two iPads and a Livescribe pen! Thinking about registering for the LUC 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, this May? Here are 10 reasons we think you should. Engaging breakout sessions with real-world case studies.

Chomp, chomp chomp! Welcome ScreenChomp and TechSmith Labs!

Visual Lounge

You can draw using twelve different pen colors. Twelve pen colors. Being an evangelist, by definition, means that I get to be the bearer of good tidings. Today I get to do that! I'm happy to share with you a new iPad app that we've been working on at TechSmith. Meet ScreenChomp!

How Writing a Learning Journal Can Increase Critical Thinking Skills

Absorb LMS

Second, the act of putting pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) engages our brains. Remember reflection? That’s something we used to do occasionally before we all became addicted to checking our Web-enabled devices every few minutes for our much-needed digital data fixes.

Create Hand-Drawn Graphics in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

This all changed a few months ago when I purchased an Intuos Pen & Touch Tablet. Once PowerPoint detects that you have a graphics tablet plugged in, a new “Pens” tab is added to the ribbon that lets you draw just about anything you can imagine on your slides.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

If you are wondering if the “publish once to all” means the vendor is using PENS, the answer is no, they are not using PENS. . However, I think every SaaS authoring tool vendor should use PENS. . First AT vendor to use PENS.

Instructional Designers: How to Pick Your SME's Brain in an Interview

SHIFT eLearning

The SME may be a software programmer or a marketing analyst in your company, a professor, doctor, or a best-selling author who has penned books of encyclopedic proportions on the course matter.

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

eLearning 24-7

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