LearnDash: The Most Versatile Learning Management System Available

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

Since it runs on WordPress, it’s compatible with all types of media including: Images – jpeg, png, svg, etc. Other types of modules include – Adobe Captivate , H5P , Articulate Storyline , iSpring, anything else that’s compliant with SCORM or xAPI standards.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. This is a “profile” for using the xAPI specification with learning management systems. PNG (Portable Network Graphics). xAPI (Tin Can).


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The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2


If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. A Learning Record Store is a data storage system that serves as a repository for learning records necessary for using xAPI statements. This can be captured by an LMS like LearnUpon with self awarding and approval features or via xAPI.

Corporate LMS

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Images JPG, PNG, GIF. At a minimum, the LMS should be capable of distributing and tracking courses using the popular tracking courses using xapi. Learning management systems are a key component of every corporate learning and development roadmap.

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Optimize your eLearning courses for mobile


Selecting an authoring tool to create SCORM or xAPI files can be a difficult task. If you are pursuing a mobile learning-centric strategy, it is very important to use an authoring tool that produces responsive SCORM or xAPI courses. If you do have to make compromises go for a lighter resolution of video, and if you are using images, use jpeg and gif rather than png. Recently one of our customers asked us for some advice on how to optimize their courses for mobile devices.

PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

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Think how long GIF has stuck around even though newer standards like JPEG, and PNG emerged. I think xAPI has managed to do that, but I don’t see SCORM disappearing anytime soon. Paul Schneider in my opinion is one of the guru’s in the authoring tool industry. I have been fortunate to know Paul for over 10 years and have always been impressed with his insight. In 2005, PENS was launched by AICC but did not initially gain wide acceptance.