eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

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SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! API- Taken from Wikipedia “an application programming interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software and applications.”

Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

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It’s the next generation of SCORM… an API for distributed learning. SCORM, You’re Looking Weary. eLearning has been signed, sealed and delivered via SCORM for years. Tin Can. Experience. TIN CAN! Experience! We’re all hearing about it… but what is it?

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All you have to know about SCORM and its importance for Cloud LMS


What is SCORM? As per the Wikipedia definition, SCORM stands for ‘Shareable content Object Reference Model ( SCORM ) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based electronic educational technology. History of SCORM: Back in the late 1990s, the U.S.


3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality


What Does xAPI Have to Do with SCORM? xAPI is sometimes referred to as SCORM’s successor. SCORM is an acronym for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model.”) “SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products.

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Building an e-Learning Course: Content Strategies and Considerations


You can import content from Wikipedia, YouTube, Vimeo, etc, or using Scorm and TinCap APIs.

Is your head in "the cloud"?

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Wikipedia describes cloud computing as “computation, software, data access, and storage services that do not require end-user knowledge of the physical location and configuration of the system that delivers the services.” SCORM Cloud by the good folks at Rustici is an example of this. They provide SCORM services in the cloud that can work with online applications through an API. by Jonathan Shoaf. My career is the Internet.

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Create an interactive course (without using scorm or Tin Can content!). Embed content from YouTube , Wikipedia , Prezi , and other web sources. Prefer certain content types: Mobile devices love video, audio, and tests while they hate SCORM and iFrames.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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Wiki- looks nothing like Wikipedia. Wikipedia that actually looks like Wikipedia – 100%, they use mediawiki kit – available for free. I will admit that the one of the best products I have seen this year, does what I am listing above - SCORM Cloud. The courses are tested in their system to verify they meet the SCORM requirements; plus the system works and their own content authoring tool works with SCORM 1.2,

Product Review: SoftChalk 6 – Rapid Content Authoring Tool

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SCORM Properties – enables you to select from one attempt, multiple attempts, unlimited attempts. You select options on the left side such as YouTube, Flick, Wikipedia, MERLOT, etc (the list is quite extensive). But, I am not sure what Wikipedia has to do with media. When I think media I do not think Wikipedia. SCORM 1.2. SCORM 2004. Can publish to a server, via a FTP as.zip file or SCORM 2004.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Wikipedia capabilities? Moodle has quite a few APIs, including a SCORM Player. As forementioned, Articulate offers an API for Articulate Online, Captive has one for a SCORM Player and does Rapid Intake.

Apple Announces Textbook Revolution

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But according to wikipedia it looks like all the major 3D creation apps support the standard. Are you concerned about SCORM compliance? This morning Apple held a press event to announce their entry into the world of textbooks. Everyone knew this was coming. It's just been a matter of when and what will it look like. And basically, what it looks like is a complete game changer.

Learning Object Tools

Tony Karrer

I pointed them at the Wikipedia article - Learning Object. And looking at SCORM / SCOs. A reader from another country has asked me about Learning Object Tools. I asked him to clarify what they meant and the response was: Learning Object Tools are those that allow you to create, edit and manage learning objects. There is also a bit of language barrier.

Five Myths of Social Learning


But remember, even Wikipedia has formal processes for making sure user generated content is accurate – the organization has over 100 people worldwide dedicated solely to ensuring content integrity and penalizing those who attempt to use the platform for self promotion. In order for social media platforms to totally eclipse the function an LMS plays, they would be forced to support interoperability standards like SCORM, AICC or Common Cartridge.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

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April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

I found myself using Wikipedia early in research tasks on all sorts of topics. Discussion will emerge/increase that SCORM doesn't fit next generation learning. The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. The questions this month are: What will you remember most about 2006? What are the biggest challenges for you/us as head into 2007? What are your predictions for 2007? Answering this question is a bit more of a challenge for me. So it may take a few posts.