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Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

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.

Blended Learning Becoming Standard

LearnDash

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.

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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Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of information out there , okay, I’m kidding there hasn’t been much of anything when it comes to course standards. I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Yet here we are wondering where the course standard industry is heading or at least presumed to be heading. “They are not Compliance Standards.”

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

meet that goal, you might establish these objectives: 1) Standardize and ramp up hiring. For example, to support objective 1— standardize and ramp up hiring activity to 50 new hires – you might use courses such as. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success.

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Trivantis

To accomplish this, the industry has come up with several eLearning standards that allow courses created by any vendor to “talk” with an LMS created by any other vendor. In this article we’re going to look at the history of those standards, and where we are today.

4 Standard Colors that Influence the E-learning Process [Infographic]

CommLab India

Colors! What are colors important? We use colors routinely in e-learning courses , what’s the big deal about colors and the meaning they convey? Do colors enhance and drive quick learning?

New SCORM standard: I (Actor/Agent) Did (Verb) This (Activity) #TinCanApi

Challenge to Learn

This evening I attended a webinar by ADL: the new standard (project TinCan) kickoff. The next step is the adoption of the standard by authoring tools and LMS. This standard will enable next generation e-learning for a lot of people. I’m not a standard specialist.

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

Docebo

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. AICC paved the way for standardizing the interoperability of elearning content.

How Sitka Gear Is Setting The Standard For Training In The Outdoor World

Wisetail LMS

Sika Gear is setting the standard for product knowledge training in the outdoor industry. The post How Sitka Gear Is Setting The Standard For Training In The Outdoor World appeared first on Wisetail. Premium brands deserve premium training. All LMS Best Practices

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.

SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible

Paradiso

SCORM is nothing but a set of standards that make the two i.e. the courses and the course-carrier LMS compatible with each other. It is more or less the same way the bulb and a socket are compatible, i.e. they fit the same standards.

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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.

What is the Fair Labor Standards Act?

OpenSesame

Employer or employee, it''s important to know how the Wages and Fair Labor Standards Act applies to you. This post covers which businesses fall under FLsA and what employers should know regarding its requirements.

Instructor Led Training…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.

Create a Standard Performance Support Design Methodology by Frank Nguyen and Kangmei Yang

Learning Solutions Magazine

In this article, we outline a standard. While training is useful and pragmatic, there are more efficient and effective methods to enable employee. performance. One of these is combining training and performance support. methodology for designing performance support, based on the experience of a Fortune 100 organization. Design Strategies Development Strategies Emerging Topics Management Performance Support

Mobile Accessibility Guidelines

Upside Learning

eLearning Mobile Accessibility Mobile Accessibility Guidelines Mobile Accessibility Standards Top 10 Mobile Accessibility GuidelinesVariety and affordability have made mobile devices ubiquitous. But as with any other form of popular technology adoption, it’s important to see if the adoption has been as wide as it is deep. As designers of mobile applications, it is important that we keep our designs accessible to individuals with disabilities as well keeping in […].

Guide to Updated GHS Standards in Canada, Europe, and the US

OpenSesame

The switch from country-specific hazardous materials labeling, standards, and training to the UN GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) can be confusing. European Union standards have already been changed to meet GHS criteria by the CLP Regulation.

White Paper: eLearning Reporting Standards: SCORM and Tin Can

The Learning Dispatch

In this white paper Linda Warren and Mike Hruska discuss the significance of the Experience API also known as xAPI and “Tin Can”. The jump from SCORM to xAPI is a big one and learning managers and designers need to be aware of the limitations of SCORM and how xAPI is designed to address them.

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Discursive or recursive? The fractal nature of education

KnowledgeStar

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

Most discussions revolve around the technical aspects related to the definition and implementation of the standard, which is crucial at this stage of its evolution. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Learning Standards/Specifications (Experience API). Here are a few developments that we might be witnessing this year: Wider acceptance as the standard Enterprise Development Platform (combined with CSS and JavaScript) for building web-based applications.

User Assistance: Standard Gauge

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification. But what exactly is a social intranet…?

Paul Reevs Triumph University: Standardizing Best Practices Around the Globe at Corporate U Week

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from this morning’s opening session Corporate University Week. Paul Reevs Director of Organizational Development Triumph Group, Inc. Triumph U is young – 18 months. 44 independent companies – 64 locations in 7 countries; 12,000 employees. 9 functional areas within company. Looked across company and identified four areas: triumph culture, Partnerships throughout the org with: SMEs, HR Ambassadors, CoP (clusters of subject matter experts) He has a staff of 4.

Nintendo’s Four I Standard

Upside Learning

He mentioned the “Four I’s&# that Nintendo uses as a standard for the games it develops. The reason, I believe, is that it meets the standards we set for all software we develop. We call these standards the Four Is.

IMS Global Learning Consortium: Interoperability Standards for Education by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Interoperability is a major concern as platforms and technologies for learning proliferate. SCORM and the. xAPI, LMSs, and LRSs came about because of attention from government and corporate organizations. what about the education field?

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Creating a Leaderboard in Storyline Using Tin Can API

Learnnovators

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of gamifying a course? Points? Badges? Scores? Levels? While all of this can be added in a course, it is not until you include a leaderboard that the gamification experience feels ‘complete’.

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Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

If and when it meets their standards they will add it to the marketplace, which means it will be discoverable by the public. In fact, one of their standards is that the course contains a minimum of 30 minutes of video content.

Putting Out Fires, Part 4: Setting eLearning Standards by Jennifer De Vries and Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

or project standards for eLearning courses. These standards make it easier for the team members to pick. Here’s a quick primer on standards. When working on a large project with multiple team members, it is common to have a set of organizational.

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Talent Development Reporting Principles: The Evolving Standard for L&D

OpenSesame

There is an effort underway by many leading L&D practitioners and thought leaders to bring reporting standards to our field. We firmly believe that learning and development should have its own set of reporting principles and standard, consistently-defined measures, just like accounting.

Common Cartridge

CourseArc

Common Cartridge is a standard created by the by the IMS Global Learning Consortium that allows digital content and assessments to be bundled together in a package and then imported into a Learning Management System. The common cartridge package can then be imported into any LMS that supports the standard. IMS Standards common cartridge ims global

Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

Your Training Edge

MOOCs, which are based around the concept of bite-sized learning activities, allow for more frequent and more varied forms of assessment than are found in standard e-learning.

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Talent Development Reporting Principles: The Evolving Standard for L&D

CLO Magazine

This week I want to share the preliminary results of an effort by many leading practitioners and thought leaders to bring reporting standards to our field. Our inspiration is the set of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), which have provided standard definitions and statements (like the income statement and balance sheet) for accountants for decades. Adopt standard measures and definitions.

The 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Consortium Standards adoption consortium xAPIAs xAPI shifts into 3rd gear , with an early majority comes a need for a consortium that will steward xAPI into perpetuity — a table for other industries to sit and work out the ways xAPI will meet their particular needs.