Technical Knowledge Instructional Designers Didn’t Know They Needed: Servers and Clients

One of the things I enjoy about working as both an instructional designer and as a programmer is using technical knowledge to come up with new instructional design solutions and showing them to other instructional designers. While technical knowledge is not a must-have in an instructional design role, it definitely helps when planning an organization-wide training program or trying to use the right terms at an I.T. meeting.

In this post we’ll cover the idea of web servers and clients, one of the key concepts of the world wide web, and how it impacts the development of Elearning.

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What’s the Deal with SCORM?

Everyone working in Elearning should be aware of SCORM and xAPI even if you don’t work directly with elearning tools or code. That’s because SCORM (and xAPI) is not a specific tool or technology but a big-picture set of standards that ensure elearning content is shareable and reusable.

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