What is SCORM API?

What is SCORM API?

The API is essentially a simple JavaScript object that presents all SCORM RTE functions for use. For example, a SCORM course will search for the API object, after which it will be able to call “save”, “get”, “start” and “exit” type commands.

What is a SCORM API adapter?

The API adapter is kind of like a liaison between the course and the LMS that makes a standard set of commands available that allows the course to ask for or send information to the LMS. It’s usually provided and made available by the LMS using a standard name to make it easy.

How do I run a SCORM package?

To run a SCORM file, you need a SCORM player, which is included with many Learning Management Systems (LMS). You can also run a SCORM file in a more limited way from your web browser by clicking on the launch HTML file, which might be named index. html, story_html5. html, or similar.

How do you use SCORM?

How to open a SCORM package

  1. Upload it to an LMS and simply click on the imported file to view the course.
  2. Run a SCORM course right from your computer via any Internet browser. To do this, you need to extract your ZIP archive and then click on the launch file, which will probably be named something like index. html.

What is LMS API?

In order to promote ease of use and engagement, Learning Management Systems (LMS) and other software systems need to be able to work together to provide the best User Experience. An Application Program Interface (API) and webhooks can serve as a bridge between your software systems and your LMS.

What is the difference between AICC and SCORM?

SCORM versus AICC One of the biggest differences between AICC and SCORM is the way that each communicates with your LMS. AICC sends HTTP messages to your LMS, while SCORM communicates with JavaScript.

How do I install SCORM?

Adding a SCORM package

  1. Click the ‘Turn editing on’ button at the top right of the course page.
  2. Drag and drop the SCORM package zip file onto the course section where you’d like it to appear.
  3. Answer ‘Add a SCORM package’ to the popup dialogue asking what you want to do with the zip file then click the upload button.

How do I host a website with SCORM?

A few simple steps will allow you to host a SCORM course and turn it into a link you can share online….1. Upload SCORM to a Website via FTP

  1. Find out if your website allows uploading HTML.
  2. Extract the ZIP.
  3. Upload the course folder.
  4. Create the URL.
  5. Test in a browser.

How do I create SCORM content?

If you’re wondering what it takes to create a SCORM package from scratch without any authoring tools, here are the steps for this process:

  1. Collect all the information that you want to be included in the course.
  2. Create an HTML version of your course.
  3. Add the SCORM files necessary for the LMS.
  4. Package the results into a ZIP.

What is the purpose of SCORM?

SCORM is a set of technical standards for eLearning products. It provides the communication method and data models that allow eLearning content and LMSs to work together. It tells programmers how to write code so that what they build will “play well” with other eLearning software.

Why do we use SCORM?

SCORM tells programmers how to write their code so that it can “play well” with other eLearning software. It is the de facto industry standard for eLearning interoperability. Specifically, SCORM governs how online learning content and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) communicate with each other.


A SCORM compliant LMS is a learning management system that abides by the rules set out within SCORM. You can upload your SCORM compliant course and it will work perfectly within that system, allowing users to access your content. Checking for SCORM compliance is important when researching which LMS to use.

Is SCORM still relevant?

Unlike AICC, SCORM is still relevant today: it is the industry standard for eLearning content, and nearly all LMS vendors support SCORM content.

How do I upload SCORM to LMS?

Importing SCORM content to an LMS Upload the SCORM zip file, via your browser or LMS administrator UI. For example, to add a SCORM module to a course in LearnUpon, you simply click a button. 2. Your LMS will then attempt to find the manifest file and import its contents, preparing it for use by learners.

How do you deliver eLearning without LMS?

You may not have an LMS, or you may want to host your eLearning experience on a regular website or your company’s intranet so that it’s easier to access….As a recap, the main options are:

  1. Embedded forms.
  2. Google Analytics.
  3. Google Sheets.
  4. xAPI.

How do I host a SCORM file without LMS?

If you’re here to capture SCORM stats without an LMS, opt for SCORM Cloud….1. Upload SCORM to a Website via FTP

  1. Find out if your website allows uploading HTML.
  2. Extract the ZIP.
  3. Upload the course folder.
  4. Create the URL.
  5. Test in a browser.

How to create a SCORM file easily?

Create a title,description and where you’ll publish the content.

  • Go to the Home tab and click Publish from the toolbar.
  • Select the LMS tab on the left.
  • Complete the Title and Description options. (Changing the title won’t affect the name of your project file.)
  • Use the Folder option to choose where to publish your course.
  • How to use SCORM?

    The SCORM file that is uploaded to Brainshark will contain all completion criteria.

  • If you make updates to a SCORM package using a 3rd party platform,you may need to re-upload it to Brainshark
  • Reporting on 3rd party SCORM courses in Brainshark is limited
  • Brainshark supports SCORM 2004,SCORM 1.2,and AICC file types for upload
  • What does it mean to be SCORM compliant?

    In terms of SCORM compliance, this simply means that any organization can enjoy the benefits of using SCORM for eLearning so long as their chosen LMS is compliant with the published SCORM specifications. Understanding how to work with a standardized protocol may sound complex, but it’s really no different than the way we use most technology.

    How to test Scorm Content?

    Make sure your SCORM module is published to a learning management system such as Canvas.

  • Turn off Flash in your browser. Chrome: See How to Enable Flash in Chrome,and choose Block sites from using Flash.
  • Load your SCORM module,and go through all the content. If the module runs without any issues,your SCORM most likely does not contain Flash.