What is SCORM? SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products. SCORM tells programmers how to write their code so that it can “play well” with other e-learning software. It is the de facto industry standard for e-learning interoperability. Specifically, SCORM governs how online learning content and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) communicate with each other. SCORM does not speak to instructional design or any other pedagogical concern, it is purely a technical standard. Can you help me with an example or analogy? Let’s take DVDs for example. The SCORM standard makes sure that all e-learning content and LMSs can work with each other, just like the DVD standard makes sure that all DVDs will play in all DVD players. The Cost of Content Integration What does SCORM stand for? SCORM stands for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model”. “Reference Model” reflects the fact that SCORM isn’t actually a standard. Do you produce SCORM? No. So how do you guys fit in the picture?
Digital School Collection teacher resources . Pages . Adobe Education ExchangeEngaging lessons for all levels Jump to lesson: Note: You must log in to view all lessons and project examples. Math and science Geometric concepts In this lesson, students define geometry terms and then take photos of geometric figures that illustrate examples of their use in the real world. Graph plotting In this lesson, students use a preexisting image to create a dot-to-dot image along x and y axes in Photoshop Elements. Patterns In this lesson, students, working in groups, construct a visual pattern in Photoshop Elements according to a set of rules. Plant growth In this lesson, students grow a plant, use digital photography to collect data about its growth, and create a time-lapse video in Adobe Premiere® Elements to present their findings. Visualization of the atom Students will demonstrate their understanding of abstract concepts through the creation of a visual representation of the concept. Volcano eruption Language arts Alliteration poem Creating suspense Dolch word practice Podcasts
Tutorial | Captain CaptivateUsing Slide Video in Captivate 5/5.5 Posted on 21. Jul, 2011 by captivatehero. One of the great features that was introduced with Captivate 5 is the ability to use Slide Video. This video import type allows you to span the video file over multiple slides allowing for the development of sophisticated video interactions. The only other way that video can be used is by importing a FLV or F4V file to one slide. After you try using Slide Video for the first time - you’ll realize that there are numerous possibilities for building creative interactions. Step-by-step instructions with bullet pointsTalking head describing a process in the Table of ContentsScenario training with branching to a different section of the videoUsing draw shapes and graphics to overlay the video over multiple slides Example of Slide Video in a step-by-step process. For these step-by step procedures the video remained in the same location on each slide it appeared on. Let’s take a look at how to use Slide Video.
Modules and pluginsThe Remote Learner Adobe Connect Pro activity module provides the officially sponsored integration method between Moodle and Adobe Connect Pro. It was developed in conjunction with the Remote-Learner development team and Adobe Inc. It is designed to simplify the use of synchronous events within Moodle. The module allows users to create Adobe Connect Pro meetings by adding an activity instance and providing the meeting name, url (optional), start time, end time, meeting template and a public or private meeting setting. There is also support for Moodle groups so that users who are only a part of a group can join meetings that are only for their Moodle group. Any user who creates or joins a meeting will have their account created on the Adobe Connect server (if one doesn't exist) and they will be signed in automatically using HTTP header authentication. This module creates 3 roles: Adobe Connect Host, Presenter and Participant in Moodle to reflect the roles on the Adobe Connect server.
Moodlemoot 2011, CanadaMount Orange School (Moodle 2.0 Demo)Teachers and Transformational Learning /ICT An International Look | SITE BlogTeachers and Transformational Learning /ICT International Reflections Some say, in thinking about teaching and learning “A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.”lately, it seems that most people want to blame the teacher for the problems in our countries and burn out those currenly in the profession. The problem is that the world and what we know about learning has changed. Many education leaders point their fingers at the teacher as the problem . If you have ever taught, anywhere one has to consider what permission do you have to show your skills , and , who decides how much you have invested in the school, what resources are given to the pupil, and to the teacher and most importantly, what kind of support is there for teaching, and learning and community support. How do our respective national goals affect teaching and learning? What can we as educators do when faced with these problems and to what extent do these problems exist? The Gender Divide
Knowledge Media Design Institute | Digital media research and education institute at the University of Toronto.ijCSCL :: International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative LearningEduCon 2.3 — January 28–30, 2011 — PhiladelphiaLernanta | Introduction to the field of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning | Full DescriptionPlease read the below, as well as the different "Tasks" (left sidebar towards the bottom), and then if you are interested in being a core member, click on apply to "sign up", if you want to follow along, you can "Follow" (button on left sidebar) the course. Course will start on April 25th, 2011. organized by Stian Haklev and Monica Resendes at P2PU Target group Graduate students in educational technology interested in the field of CSCL - many of whom do not have access to appropriate courses at their own institutions People active in the open education movement, involved with MOOCs etc, who are interested in how this academic field can benefit their projects Anyone else - teachers? (Unlikely that many will find out about it). Purpose Through an eight-week course, provide an overview of the field of CSCL, including some consideration of how it is situated within the broader fields of educational technology, and education, as well as its history. Course schedule and topics