Worldwide Web Content Accessibility Standards and Guidelines

CommLab India

The WCAG (Worldwide Web Content Accessibility Standards and Guidelines) is a critical standard used when developing eLearning courses for learners with disabilities. This blog post shares the guidelines, standards, principles, and differing levels of WCAG.

LMS Standards and Specifications


Standardizing requirements for online learning content became necessary with the advent of Learning Management Systems (LMS). SCORM and xAPI are two of the standards that have been developed. There has been a rise in eLearning standards since the introduction of SCORM.


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Is Keeping Up with Regulatory Standard Changes a Challenge?


Keeping up with changing regulatory standards can be a heavy lift for any organization. In highly-regulated industries , it can be a uniquely overwhelming—and business critical—challenge to keep up with regulatory standard changes and updates.

5 Tips To Standardize Your Online Training Curriculum To Maintain Consistency And Cut Costs

Dan Keckan

Standardization might sound like a marketing buzzword, but it’s one that can save you time and money. How can you apply it to maximize the efficacy of your training? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Standard Options Apply


I’m going to lay out options for how we can approach standardization and the reasoning behind them. In August, 2014 I participated in one of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) monthly meetings. This particular one was special, as we were formally reviewing the Project Authorization Request (PAR) for the Experience API to become a formal standards project. As the leader of this standards effort, I want to hear what you have to say.

Standards and inclusion

CLO Magazine

I had an interesting experience the other day when I posted this idea/question on LinkedIn: Organizations don’t function without standards. Standards, by their very nature, are exclusive. And yet, standards, by their very nature, are exclusive.

The ongoing work of learning standards


At the dawn of the video recording age, a battle raged about the best standard to use: VHS or Betamax. In it, Sony came out with a better standard, but kept it to themselves. Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. As Stephen Johnson tells us, in his book Where Good Ideas Come From , the openness of standards fosters innovation. . Standards provide several benefits. Learning Standards.

5 Important E-learning Standards

Ed App

Is your content authoring software or LMS compatible with important e-learning standards? Worry not, we’re here to help you understand these e-learning standards and how they can be relevant to your training and management needs. . E-Learning Standard #1 – SCORM.

Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

But I typically argue that eLearning standards are necessary. Even the most cutting edge eLearning out there follows a standard, even if it's a totally new one. By standard I mean a common template and/or a compliance specification such as SCORM or AICC. Standards provide a logical framework for the learner. I'd suggest that they define and follow eLearning standards for the following reasons: Trackability of course completion and scoring. By Jay Lambert.

A Guide to Online Manufacturing Training

Incorporating an all-encompassing training system is a key way to help white and blue collar workers alike, allowing you to deliver higher-quality training that will bring your employees to an increased standard while lowering the skills gap.

The 5 Best Research-Based Methods For Training Content Standardization

Dan Keckan

Besides the usual suspects of poor planning and lack of engagement and motivation, could standardization be the key to overturning those high drop-out numbers for online courses? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Best Practices eLearning Content Development Online Courses

Standards-Based Grading System Vs. Traditional Grading System


With all this, do you know about standard-based grading? A system that can give students the exact picture of their position is the new need in the education ecosystem, and a standard-based grading system is the correct name for it. What is a standard-based grading system?

Why LTI standards support integration is crucial for eBooks and LMS?

Kitaboo on EdTech

If you are in the EdTech space, you are probably aware of LTI standards support and how important it is to ensure that ebooks in your learning management system (LMS) reach your audience easily in as few steps as possible, under correct authentication. LTI Standards.

Blended Learning Becoming Standard


Blended learning is on the rise, at least that is what the reports tell us. The use of mobile technology in nearly every facet of life today makes blended learning a natural choice. In fact, ignoring the benefits of today’s tech tools appears to be plain irresponsible. If you are not familiar with blended learning, it is a teaching strategy being used in many educational institutions today, in particular with grade school children, but also at higher education levels.

Think Outside the Box: Solutions for Effective Content Distribution

Deliver your courses in a way that’s compatible with multiple systems, easily manage versions, and create consolidated reports. Learn how to improve your content distribution strategy, whether it’s internally to employees or externally across platforms.

Setting the Standard for eLearning Assessments

eLearning Brothers

Another key to the continuous improvement of your eLearning experience is the integration of quality assessment standards into the instructional design process. Integrating quality control standards at the instructional design phase is one way that organizations can ensure not just quality, but also consistency and usability in their eLearning experiences. These standards address key areas such as: Course overview and introduction.

Standardizing Educational Best Practices For Hybrid Learning Programs

Dan Keckan

Discover 5 steps to achieve standardization of educational best practices while ensuring that your content remains creative and engaging. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Blended Learning eLearning eBooks Hybrid Learning Web Conferencing Tools

User Assistance: Standard Gauge

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In 21st Century Australia, there isn't a standard national rail gauge. In some states, narrow gauge is used, in others broad gauge, and ironically in just one state, standard gauge. It started well, with a decision by the British Government's Secretary of State for the Colonies that all colonies should adopt standard gauge. Let's think standards, and how standard adoption by an industry can go horribly wrong with enormous, long-term financial consequences.

Ask me anything: eLearning standards and content creation

Rustici Software

With a tagline of “ask us anything,” we answer hundreds, if not thousands, of eLearning standards questions every year from just starting to learn SCORM to more advanced questions, like creating a lockstep sequence in a SCORM 2004 manifest.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Why is Microlearning Becoming the New Standard for Sales Training?

CommLab India

Through its availability, features, and methodology, microlearning has shifted the paradigm for sales training. Let's explore the reason why microlearning is important for sales training and how it fares with traditional training in this blog. eLearning Design Microlearning

E-Learning Course Development Standards

Swift eLearning Services

Among different models, ADDIE is considered as base and the most perfect modal for an e-learning course development. Authoring Tools eLearning e-learning e-learning courses Elearning Elearning Content Elearning course Development Learning Training

What Training Managers Need to Know About Different eLearning Standards?

CommLab India

This blog offers an overview of eLearning standards and their etymology. eLearning Development Learning Management Systems

How Can An Online Training Course Be Standardized?

Dan Keckan

Standardized courses are necessary for online training to ensure that the learners are not distracted by course inconsistencies. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Basics eLearning Best Practices eLearning Course Creation Instructional Design Tips

Agile Microlearning Explained

online training through AICC and SCORM standards improved. non-personalized, standardized training modules. recovering from the impact of standardized training modules, and moving back to adaptive training focused on efficient, long-term knowledge retention to the benefit of both the.

Take down of Standardized Tests…truth in comedy

Kapp Notes

Here is a thought provoking video about standardized testing. Education

9 Standards for Integrity Questions Answered


The new updates to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education have changed things for accredited CE providers, directors, and coordinators who manage continuing education programs. Standards for integrity questions?

A Standards-First Approach for Digital Ecosystem Interoperability in Education


Rapid digital learning advancements present excellent opportunities for educational institutions to maximize academic outcomes. They can serve as effective tools to cater to the increasing demands of 21st-century learners, ensuring high career readiness levels.

How to Set Standards of Behavior in the Workplace


How to Set Standards of Behavior in the Workplace. Outlines Standards of Behavior in the Workplace. If your employees have clarity around your standards and expectations, then you can hold them responsible for what they know and how they choose to act.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

XLIFF, which is an agreed-upon standard to easily. You should expect high standards from your authoring. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. New Standards May Provide the Answer. Let’s look at how we can use our standards for learning in the mobile world. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning. The post Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards appeared first on JCA Solutions.

AI-Powered LMS vs Standard LMS? Which One Is Better For Your Business?


AI-Powered LMS or Standard LMS. Find which LMS will suit the best for your business. Read the blog to know more

Automate and Standardize Training with ‘The Generator’

Global eTraining

It’s interesting to see the different ways Global eTraining (GeT) helps organizations reach their business goals, including using ‘The Generator’ to standardize training globally.

ILT…Is It Still the Gold Standard?

Your Training Edge

In the training world, we often refer to instructor-led-training (ILT) as the gold standard. Is it time we had a new gold standard? ILT became the gold standard not because it’s perfect (we all know that isn’t true), but because it’s better than other traditional methods of training. Enter “Technology-Enabled-Learning” MOOCs as the new Gold Standard. A gold standard should both reflect best practices and produce the best results, and not just in theory.

What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?


Whether in terms of food, music, friends or significant others, we all know standard are important. Thanks to the Aviation Industry Computer-based Training Committee (AICC) , elearning standards have been in place since 1988. In 2000, Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) entered the picture and standardized the way a Learning Management System read and presented learning content. xAPI – Meet the New Standard.

HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

Now for the next big thing…a standard for support true-streaming video via HTTP! There’s nothing standardized yet but ‘HTTP Live Streaming’ (“HLS”), developed by Apple, seems to have the lead…though there are several potential streaming protocol options integrated with a variety of media servers and end-clients. For now, barring any of those requirements for a given project, we’ll be settling on a general MP4/h.264 standard for our projects in most cases.

HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

The post HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly) appeared first on ICS Learning Group. One of the most significant issues holding back wide deployment of HTML5-compatible video was the disparity of support between browsers. Back in 2011, we opined on the best approach to deliver video online which, at that time, was using Flash. Oh how things have changed. About a year later, we furthered our thoughts on web-delivered video noting how the HTML5 movement had made solid progress.

What is the AICC Standard and How is it Relevant to My eLearning Plan?


These universal specifications set forth by the AICC soon reached far beyond the aviation community and into the corporate training world, making AICC the first elearning standard in the world. CMI-5 compliance is the successor to AICC, and the good news is that CMI-5 conforms to the newest standard, experience API (xAPI). AICC paved the way for standardizing the interoperability of elearning content.

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How the Pandemic Made Augmented Reality Training the New Standard for a Distributed Workforce in 2021

Training Industry

How the Pandemic Made Augmented Reality Training the New Standard for a Distributed Workforce in 2021 - Read more by Taryn DeLong on Training Industry.