The challenges of xAPI, SCORM and CMI-5: a conversation with Craig Weiss [part 2]

In the second part of our conversation with e-learning influencer Craig Weiss we discuss the challenges facing the authoring tool market. In this excerpt, Craig discusses the potential of mobile, Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM), CMI-5 and Experience API (xAPI) to transform the authoring tool space. You can listen to the complete conversation on the gomo blog.

Are SCORM authoring tools outdated? Is CMI-5 the answer?

CMI-5 is a work in progress and it’s really too early to jump on the bandwagon. Consumers have to have buy-in to use it and there are pros and cons to be understood in order to use it correctly. It’s also important for the authoring tool vendors to have buy-in and have the ability to use these standards effectively. xAPI is still a work in progress, there have been problems with some authoring tools publishing out to mobile which can be problematic

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