To date it is still the standard for result tracking, but the latest version of SCORM (2004) is already more than a decade old. The world of eLearning has seen a lot of changes since then, from mobile learning to gamification, the world of eLearning is rapidly changing. So the question on everyone’s mind, is SCORM still the only option? The answer: no, we now have XAPI (formerly known as TinCan)
For many people it can be confusing, but there are actually two versions of SCORM available on the market: SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004, but what is the difference? The answer to that question can be found in the three changes that the newest version (2004) brings to the table:
Looking for an LMS or an authoring tool, but not sure on your options regarding the tracking and tracing of your leaners results? Here is a short overview of the different options that will help you decide what it is you are looking for in your new tool.
For many companies who are new to eLearning, it can be difficult to decide if you want to build SCORM-compliant courses and run them in a learning management system (LMS) or if you should look at other options. Some might not even know what SCORM is or what it does. With the rise of Experience Application Programming Interface (xAPI) and other methods, SCORM is not the only option out there anymore.