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What Is SCORM?

SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) is a collection of standards and specifications for web-based eLearning products.

 

SCORM provides the communication method and data models that allow eLearning content and an LMS to be able to work together. It tells programmers how to write code...

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What Is Crowdsourced Learning?

Crowdsourced learning is learning content requested, developed, and delivered by a group of individuals not normally tasked with creating learning content. 

 

Crowdsourced learning need not be sourced from a specific set of designated learning and development professionals or instructional...

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What Is a Learning Objective?

A learning objective describes what learners should know or be able to do at the end of the course that they couldn't do before.

 

A learning objective should clearly define the expected outcome of a course in terms of demonstrable skills or knowledge that will be acquired by the learner as a...

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What is Mobile Learning?

Mobile learning, or m-learning, is the delivery of learning content via any endpoint of the user's choosing. Mobile learning is convenient, as it is available anytime, anywhere: courses can be accessed via smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any other device.

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What is Design Thinking?

Design thinking is a process which focuses on the user, challenges assumptions, and redefines problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions that might not be instantly apparent with an initial level of understanding. 

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What is the Magic Triangle: Aligning Learning Objectives, Training Activities and Assessment Methods

The Magic Triangle represents the relationship between Learning Objectives, Learning Activities and Learning Assessment. If these three components are built with the intention of interdependence, then teaching and learning are greatly enhanced and superior outcomes are achieved. 

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