Author: Brian de Jong

LMS, e-learning 101, Authoring

Choosing an e-learning authoring solution: Built-in or third-party?

 

If your organization is in the market for a new e-learning authoring tool, it can be tough to find the perfect solution. It often takes months to find the right solution, and this time quickly adds up to additional costs. To make your search as efficient and cost-effective as possible, it’s important to weigh your options carefully. Your goal is to find the solution that offers the most benefits in the long term.

e-learning, SCORM, LMS

SCORM versus xAPI, cmi5 and AICC

 


Since it is a “reference model” rather than an individual standard, SCORM is designed to overarch various existing specifications. Some refer to SCORM as a “best of breed” solution because it incorporates the best features of other common specifications, providing far greater flexibility for sharing content across systems. Let’s look at how SCORM compares with or relates to some other common specs and standards out there today.

e-learning 101, "elearning best practises", Authoring

Which type of e-learning authoring software is best?

If you’re here, then chances are you’re trying to make sense of the tricky world of e-learning authoring tools. So many choices, where do you begin? Don’t despair. After reading this article, you’ll have a firm grasp of the pros and cons of five of the most common types of e-learning authoring tools out there.

CMI5, AICC, TinCan

A quick intro to AICC for e-learning

Anyone who’s been working in the e-learning industry over the past few years has probably come across the name “AICC” before. It's actually been one of the key concepts throughout the history of online training and education.

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