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.


An LMS Can Motivate and Monitor Healthcare Training


One of the tasks that is especially consuming of one’s time and effort is keeping track of medical staff training and certifications issues. Also, using LMS technology for the purpose of tracking and reporting healthcare training may increase the accuracy of documentation.

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Tips for Creating Effective E-Learning Assessments

Origin Learning

Not only does it serve as feedback for the effectiveness of the e-learning course, it also helps employees stay motivated and on track with respect to their personal career goals. Simply putting them through objective type tests could well be achieved through pen and paper.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

workflow for tracking resolution. · Review functionality is simple. Yes. · files to media library. · Tagged files are searchable. · Media library tracks files used across different courses. · Support for reusable citations.

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Simple Learning Solutions

Association eLearning

I listed out the topics I expected us to cover, started collecting reference material, and even considered making a gamified, digital framework for tracking progress. Instead, I showed up on meet and greet day with a sheet of paper and a pen.

Learning Management Practices that Sabotage Scalability

Absorb LMS

Organizations that move from managing training manually using spreadsheets or pen and paper to using a learning management system (LMS) invariably see improved efficiency and cost savings. You’re manually keeping track of when individual certifications expire.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Notebook/Pen(s)/Highlighters: Sometimes you need to go old school. Expensify to track expenses. It’s 2018, What’s in my Conference Bag? Just want the good stuff? Scroll down for my top 10 tips for what to bring and what to do.

Cheering for clients named a Top Learning System by Craig Weiss

Rustici Software

Blackboard has been a long time SCORM Engine customer, using Engine to handle the details around playing and tracking SCORM, AICC and xAPI content in the Learn application. #9 Their Engine integration enables their users to import, launch and track xAPI and cmi5 compliant eLearning content, as well as connect third-party xAPI Learning Record Providers to the LRS. #4


You May Be Training, But Is Your Team Learning?

for a pen and a notebook. At, we’re dedicated to giving you the tools for effective learning and tracking its impact on business results. Having great classes and videos doesn’t guarantee real learning.

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Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with 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. As a part of tracking support, Raptivity provides information in the form of completion status, score and individual question responses (in case of assessments). One of the major challenges that educators face is holding learners’ attention and helping them retain information.

Live from C3 - Day 2 Wrap Up


I will not touch on each and every session in this post because there were so many in our two concurrent tracks, but here are some highlights. There were even a few people with notepads taking pen and paper notes (yes, pen and paper!)


What Can A Great Naval Tradition Teach Us About Non-Traditional Training?

It’s hard to find specific records because it’s all paper and pen. And it’s difficult for managers and supervisors to track, on a regular basis, what progress their team members are making towards their training goals.

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How Tin Can Compliant LMS Helps Startups Grow Significantly


Tin Can LMS is an eLearning software that enables instructors and businesses to track and report the learning experiences of the learners (employees). Did you know 70% of startups fail to achieve their goals? The reason behind that could be: Lack of commitment, passion, and motivation.

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Rapid Prototyping For Mobile Learning Applications – II

Upside Learning

This can also be a drawback as attention is focused around the visual design of the app, and the functional and content aspects may get side-tracked. The quickest way to start prototyping is to simply use paper and pen/pencil. At Upside, we like to start with pen/paper sketches, and then move on to higher fidelity prototypes.

What Your Onboarding Kit Should Include (And Why You Should Offer One)


Stationery, like pens and notebooks. URLs, usernames and passwords for the company email, LMS, project tracking applications, etc. It’s Day 1 at your new job.

Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

Notebook/Pen(s) – sometimes you need to go old school. Expensify to track my expenses. After Mark Sheppard’s guest blog from last week discussing the use of the back channel as a way to attend the ICE conference virtually – it got me thinking about those who will be there.

David Rose: Enchanted Objects -- Opening Keynote #ATDTK

Learning Visions

Anoto pen/Livescribe – in the form factor of a pen, a microphone to record the conversation/lecture, time-stamps everything you write – you tap your notes at a particular spot and it will play the audio recording from that point on. You can set it up to track different things – how well your company is doing, the weather, stocks, etc. These are my live blogged notes from the opening keynote at ATD TechKnowledge 2016, happening this week in Las Vegas.

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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 3 tools have a default final quiz which can be customized for tracking Total score, Percentage, No of correct, No of incorrect questions, status, etc.

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

Visual Lounge

Some of you may choose to use a good old-fashioned notebook and pen to jot down your thoughts. I strongly suggest you use some sort of electronic note-taking or productivity tool/app to keep track of your overall ideas and content plan.

5 Tips You Can Use Right Now to Improve the Feedback Loop

Visual Lounge

In order to keep your project timeline on track, and get helpful feedback , it’s a good idea to limit the number of people that you ask to review your work. It keeps the reviewers on track. Ah, feedback.

How to Write a Script for a Video (With a Free Template!)

Visual Lounge

When it comes time to write your script use any tool you’re comfortable with, including pen and paper. Most of all, it will keep you on track and make your message clear. Have you ever tried to write a script?

Hurrah for client winners of John Leh’s Best of the Best

Rustici Software

eLogic uses SCORM Engine to support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS. They integrate our SCORM Engine to allow clients to import, launch and track standards based eLearning content. A long time SCORM Engine customer, Blackboard ‘s Learn application uses Engine to handle the fine details around playing and tracking SCORM, AICC and xAPI content. #3 They have integrated our SCORM Engine to be able to support standards-based eLearning content and track employee progress.

How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

This took a social, pen-and-paper activity and translated the spirit of it into a keyboard-and-mouse (or touchscreen) activity. Each trip was scored and tracked based on how much trust they built with the people they interacted with.

How eLearning Enables Cost Savings

Aktiv Mind

Essentially, you do not require any additional area, room, person, paper or pen to start training. In the case of orthodox training techniques, it requires intensive time and effort to keep track of the work and progress on learning, per employee. How eLearning Enables Cost Savings. Businesses and organizations are always looking for ways to cut costs and make the maximum use of their resources.

How To Use Storyboards To Build Better eLearning Courses


A simple piece of paper and a pen can do the trick! Don’t worry if you’re no Picasso, as long as you are creating a clear picture you’re on the right track.

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.

Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling


But like any great writer, you need to consider two critical aspects before putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard). Use Watershed Essentials LRS to gather and track learning data from inside and outside your Learning Management System.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Collaboration, Peer Review, leave comments, track comments – Yeah, it has increased with many more vendors offering it, but it should have existed at this level two years ago. However, I think every SaaS authoring tool vendor should use PENS. . First AT vendor to use PENS.

Top 50 Learning Systems for 2019 (50 to 30)

eLearning 24-7

Supports PENS, a standard I wish all vendors did – but very few do, and of course, SCORM. #37 Track record on roadmap is very good. The system supports every course standard including xAPI and PENS, but misses out on an LRS and content marketplace. Back by popular demand, the top 50 Learning Systems for 2019. As in last year’s post, the rankings will be split up over multiple blog posts and weeks. .

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

If you want to completely disengage yourself from a brick-and-mortar infrastructure, try digital inking or an interactive pen tool that comes in a package with some authoring software. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training?

LMS tools to help you assess your students’ progress


E-learning tests have several advantages over the traditional pen and paper tests. Tests, quizzes, homework, lab exercises, exams.

Wearable technology — put to good use for training employees


Then there was texting, the alarm clock and an ever growing number of other features, so pretty soon when you left the house you would only need your phone: no more notepads, pens, calendars, cameras, stopwatches, and even your wallet became optional.

The Obvious (and not so obvious) Benefits of Online Employee Training and Development


Someone must keep track of which employee has been allocated to each training program, who has completed, who is still busy, who has even registered… and the list goes on. No pens, papers and bursting ring-back folders.

Three themes at Learning Technologies 2012

Good To Great

This year, though, I was able to really experience the conference as a delegate and a track chair. Edward de Bono held a full auditorium in the palm of his hand armed only with an armchair, OHP and pack of coloured pens – demonstrating that, in a world of flashy gadgets and ever-changing technology, less can indeed be more. This year’s Learning Technologies event was a bit different from previous years for me.