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SCORM is a collection of standards and specifications adapted from multiple sources to provide a comprehensive suite of e-learning capabilities that enable interoperability, accessibility and reusability of Web-based learning content.

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SCORM 2004 3rd Edition


Collection and harmonization of specifications and standards that defines the interrelationship of content objects, data models and protocols such that objects are sharable across systems that conform to the same model

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Conformance Test Suite

Contains the conformance testing software, procedures and supporting documents for organizations to perform self-testing on LMSs, SCOs and Content Packages


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Content Examples


Illustrations of SCORM 2004 3rd Edition Conformant content that demonstrates concepts of SCORM content in the areas of  design, development and implementation




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Sample Run-Time Environment


Provides a working example of the Run-Time Environment described in the SCORM 2004 3rd Edition (e.g., sequencing and navigation of content, standardized communication between content and LMSs, and standardized data model elements)

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Red Bullet 10/28/2008 Issue 11435: Application of ‘Read Maps’ from Global Shared Objectives
Red Bullet 10/28/2008 Issue 11526: Learner Invoked Navigation Events Take Precedence
Red Bullet 10/28/2008 Issue 11527: Missing Sequencing Rules Condition Table and Definition
Red Bullet 10/28/2008 Issue 11531: Application of ‘Write’ Maps When No Success Status Reported by the SCO
Red Bullet 10/28/2008 Issue 11369: The Content Package Requirements Do Not State That All Extension Elements Must Be Schema Validated
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How to Efficiently Gather Metadata and Content and Write Your XML too
Greg Gardner (09/27/2005)
How to Efficiently Gather Metadata and Content and Write Your XML too Image I am a developer. One of my recurring nightmares is getting content from a content developer at 4:55pm on a Friday afternoon when the project is due at 5:00pm. The content developer goes home because they met their deadline and I get fired because, well, five minutes is not a lot of time, you know.

Linux and MySQL integration of the SCORM 2004 Sample Run-Time Environment v 1.3.3
Gábor Ercsényi (09/27/2005)
Linux and MySQL integration of the SCORM 2004 Sample Run-Time Environment v 1.3.3 Image / The SCORM 2004 Sample Run-Time Environment Version 1.3.3 as a sample system, involves a plenty of constraints but some of these seems to be having a significant importance and on the other hand they are relatively easy to solve. Now, Allied-Visions GmbH (A-V) has accomplished these.

Storyboarding For Reusable Content
Megan Beyer (02/04/2005)
Storyboarding For Reusable Content Image Where would a contractor be without a blue print or a conductor without sheet music? 

They most likely would be a bit lost, just as an instructional designer (ID) and developer would be without storyboards.  Storyboards are the lifeline between IDs and developers.  Communication is key to creating a quality product and storyboards help drive that communication.

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