Labels, Jargon and Definitions

LABELS, JARGON AND DEFINITIONS

During this topic, we will discuss labels and relevant synonyms such as

  • Elearning
  • LMS, LCMS, LRS and HRMS
  • Blended Learning
  • 70:20:10
  • Online Learning
  • Digital Education and others
  • Introduction to Digital Education Standards from ADLNET, IMS, IEEE and Medbiquitous
  • Application of Standards such as SCORM, xAPI, LTI, QTI, Caliper and other education standards from ADLNET, IMS and Medbiquitous

We will also explore Tin Can, and what is so important about this recent development

Key questions for this topic will be:

Why do we use jargon and how reliable are the labels?

Why do these standards exist and who maintains them?

What are the benefits of education technology standards?