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Sharable Content Object Reference Model

Sharable Content Object Reference Model
SCORM is a specification of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative from the Office of the United States Secretary of Defense. SCORM versions[edit] SCORM 1.1[edit] SCORM 1.1 is the first production version. SCORM 1.2[edit] This was the first version that was widely used. SCORM 2004[edit] This is the current version. SCORM 2004 editions[edit] 3rd Edition (October 2005) — clarification of various conformance requirements and of the interaction between content objects and the runtime environment for sequencing; some new conformance requirements to improve interoperability.4th Edition Released (March 31, 2009) — more stringent interoperability requirements, more flexible data persistence.[2] SCORM 2004 specification books[edit] Experience API (Tin Can API)[edit] The Experience API (also known as xAPI or Tin Can API) was finalized to version 1.0 in April 2013. SCORM timeline[edit] See also[edit] External links[edit] Official website References[edit] Related:  Next Generation LMS

SCORM Certified LMS? Looking for a SCORM certified LMS? What does that even mean? Since this is one of the most popular questions we receive via live chat, I figured it was best to address this question to help people get the information they need. What is SCORM? Per Wikipedia, “ Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based e-learning {I prefer eLearning}. In language a little more understandable, SCORM is a standard way to package content. Maybe an analogy will work better – this is from scorm.com :”Let’s take DVDs for example. Why is this important when reviewing LMS options? To reference the analogy above, would you want a DVD player that couldn’t play your DVDs? The most current version to look for is SCORM 2004. The designation of ‘SCORM 2004 Certified’ is the official recognition by the ADL that all areas comply with the set industry standards. TOPYX is an award-winning social LMS that is SCORM 2004 certified. Jeffrey A.

The Top 6 Learning Management System Implementation Mistakes and How To Avoid Them - eLearning Industry After nearly 20 years in the learning industry as an LMS vendor, a content producer and a user of learning management infrastructure, I have seen quite a few interesting LMS implementations. Having worked with 150 organizations, I have seen some patterns and trends emerging. Here I share my top 6. Firstly, what is an LMS? Why you are implementing an LMS? So there it is, the top 6 things I have observed in supporting the implementations of LMS's.

5 Features Every Modern LMS Needs Learning management systems are a dime-a-dozen today, each boasting a large list of impressive features. In fact, some may argue that the feature list has become a little overwhelming! While there is some truth to this, the reality is that these features are included to help make the system applicable to a variety of use-cases. That said, it is very easy to suffer from feature bloat. So when looking at the features of an LMS, how do you know which ones are most important? This largely comes down to your unique project needs. As you search for an LMS, there are a few features that you should keep an eye out for, whether you intend to use them or not. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Designing a New Learning Environment | Stanford University | NovoEd What constitutes learning in the 21st century? Should reading, watching, memorizing facts, and then taking exams be the only way to learn? Or could technology (used effectively) make learning more interactive, collaborative, and constructive? Schedule The course runs from Oct 15 - Dec 20, 2012.Workload 4 hours a week.Technical Requirements You need a computer that allows you to watch the video lectures, and the ability to upload your assignments which will be digital artifacts such as powerpoint or video presentations.Statement of Accomplishment Subject to satisfactory performance and course completion, you will receive a statement of accomplishment signed by the instructor. « Less U.Lab: Seven Principles for Revolutionizing Higher Ed | Otto Scharmer We have 28,000 registered participants from 190 countries. They are linked through 350 self-organizing Hubs across cultures, forming 700-1,000 coaching circles to co-create an inspired web of connections with change makers across society's sectors and systems. Below is the first account of a bold experiment called MITx U.Lab, designed to transform higher education as we know it. The current crisis in higher education has three characteristics: it's overpriced, out of touch (with society's real needs), and outdated (in its method and purpose). Today I would like to share some preliminary insights from our ongoing experiment, "U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self" (Watch a 7-minute video about it here), a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) developed with MITx and delivered through edX.org. A frequent criticism directed at MOOCs is that the learning that happens in them is not as effective as the learning that happens in a classroom. The first U.Lab session was January 14.

LernmanagementSysteme.DE EduTools about good practices and sound policies that accelerate the effective adoption and use of technologies in teaching and learning. For more than a decade, WCET's EduTools website was a leading destination for educational technology decision makers. The independent reviews and side-by-side comparisons of educational technology products were used by colleges and universities of all sizes, higher education systems and other multi-campus service providers to expedite and streamline their internal processes for the review and evaluation of products, saving them time and duplicative effort. EduTools was best known for its CMS/LMS comparative reviews and a detailed matrix of CMS/LMS features and criteria. EduTools Matrix Many visitors to EduTools used the detailed matrix of LMS/CMS features, descriptions, and criteria as a tool in developing requests for proposals and evaluation requirements. EduTools was launched in 2001 with funding support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

untitled 148.pdf Moodle Best LMS How Learning Will Work in the Near Future: 12 Features of Next-Gen Platforms It’s still harder than it should be to create an effective sequence of learning experiences in K-12, postsecondary education, or organizational training. Owing to underinvestment and weak demand articulation, learning platforms are still five years behind the growing demand for engaging, learner-centered, competency-based experiences that result in employability (and other favorable outcomes). The good news is that progress is being made on a dozen fronts. Following are 12 components of next-gen learning and 12 development vectors, groups of organizations on a similar path to next-gen learning, and 12 suggestions for philanthropies that want to accelerate progress. Next-Gen Components. Successful platforms will become ecosystems with a constellation of four aligned services: The whole ecosystem should be mobile-friendly because it will often be accessed via smartphone. Development Vectors. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Advice. 1. 2. 3. 4. Push mechanisms: 5. Pull mechanisms: 6. 7.

Spoke Named One of the Top LMSs in the World Exciting news from Unboxed HQ! Spoke has been named as one of the world’s best learning management systems. Spoke ranked #29 on Craig Weiss’ Top 50 LMSs list for 2015. Not only were we in the top 50, Spoke also ranked in the top 5 in the Social LMS category. Craig is a leading eLearning analyst and speaker, and was named the world’s most influential person in eLearning. This is a huge honor—and it’s only the beginning of the story. Want to see what a world-class social learning platform looks like? About the Author Shannon Leahy is a Senior Content Strategist at Unboxed Technology.

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