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Monday, September 29, 2008

AICC Position Paper for SCORM 2.0

During today's meetings we discussed the AICC Position Paper on SCORM 2.0 (click the attachments tab or download link for full paper). Interested parties should visit the page and add their comments to the LETSI wiki before the October 15-17, 2008 LETSI SCORM 2.0 Workshop (sold out). A paper background and summary follows below.

As original contributors to SCORM and as representatives of a community of practice with a great volume of long-lived legacy content, the AICC has submitted this paper expressing our high level requirements for the existing model and for the evolution of SCORM going forward.

The AICC Position Paper addresses 7 major considerations for SCORM evolution:

  1. Maintenance of a data model consistent with the requirements of all communities of practice, or a reliable methodology for profiling to suit the specific needs of any COP.
  2. Creation of a web services based communication protocol.
  3. Modification and simplification of the sequencing model.
  4. Enhanced functionality for capturing assessment data.
  5. Enhanced functionality for mobile computing.
  6. Introduction of portfolio or portable records functionality.
  7. Introduction of functionality for simulation interoperability.

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Register for AICC Louisville Meetings and Activities

Follow the instructions below to register by email for the AICC Meetings September 29, 2008 - October 3, 2008 in Louisville, Kentucky hosted by United Parcel Service (UPS). A twentieth anniversary celebration is planned, including insights from past members and Chairmen and special activities.

Note that the AICC Meetings will include a special tour of UPS facilities. In compliance with TSA regulations, this tour requires valid US Government photo ID or a passport. As an additional AICC activity there will also be a tour of the Maker's Mark Distillery, arranged by Adobe. There is limited space available for both activities, so please register as soon as possible.

Please indicate your plans to attend the meeting and request participation in the additional activities by using the following link to send a note to ann AT aicc.org. An updated meeting agenda and meeting logistics are available from the AICC Meeting Information page.

Be sure to visit the AICC Forum AICC Memories section to read or share some favorite AICC achievements, history and fond remembrances.

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Monday, September 08, 2008

New Podcast and a SlideShare from Stuttgart

The AICC podcast series continues with some vendor perspective provided by Eric Shepherd of Questionmark. In interview format, Eric's responses provide insight on the benefits of participation and the AICC open processes.

Eric and Questionmark have been participating in the AICC for about 10 years, and have also obtained a record number of back-to-back AICC certifications for their product, Questionmark Perception. All that and managing to do hundreds of interoperable integrations across the globe too. Finally, with some prompting from Tom, Eric also chimes in with some tips on fascinating travel destinations that are bound to help support the aviation industry.

Thanks to Eric for the tips and insights. The full interview is available for free from either the AICC Podcasts RSS Feed on this site, or AICC Podcasts on Apple iTunes.

In other AICC news, AICC Technical Advisor Jack Hyde recently participated in ISO meetings in Stuttgart Germany. Jack will be providing a report on the activities later this month at the September 2008 AICC Meetings in Louisville. In the meantime, Jack Hyde's presentation is available via SlideShare, and inserted immediately below.

AICC – Example of an Industry Organization
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