An e-learning standard acts like a playbook, laying out the rules for how information gets passed around in online learning. Imagine it as the conductor orchestrating the flow of data within the e-learning journey. It’s crucial to understand the ins and outs of each standard and pick the right one for the job. Enter SCORM, the big player everyone knows. In this Journal entry, we’ll break down what SCORM brings to the table, highlighting both its perks and its pitfalls.
What is SCORM?
SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. Simply put, it is an international set of technical requirements for e-learning content. SCORM provides the communication method and data models for e-learning systems and learning materials to recognise each other and work well together. It has two main elements: