Moving Toward SCORM Compliant Content Production at Educational Software Company: Technical and Administrative Challenges
Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting,
The Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) aims to standardize electronic course content, its packaging and delivery. Instructional designers and e-learning material producer organizations accept SCORM?s significant impact on instructional design/delivery process, however not much known about how such standards will be implemented to this process. This paper presents a project at an educational software production company that has decided to change its production line to conform to the SCORM standards. The paper provides the technical details of the project such as technical platform and the infrastructure for related components. The technical issues and decisions of asset management system, SCO development and repository will also be mentioned. Secondly, administrative issues of this process will be discussed. Administrative issues can be summarized as the changes in the work practices of the instructional design/development process, organizational resistance, and new roles and responsibilities of people in the standards compliant instructional design/development process.
Kultur, C., Oytun, E., Cagiltay, K., Ozden, M.Y. & Kucuk, M.E. (2005). Moving Toward SCORM Compliant Content Production at Educational Software Company: Technical and Administrative Challenges. Presented at Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting 2005.