It's time to add another e-learning / edtech term to our vocabulary. Our word for this week is SCORM. SCORM? Kind of sounds like a storm of corns with worms to scorn - (well, they do rhyme). Kidding aside those five letters are actually acronyms and stand for Sharable Content Object Reference Model. Really sounds quite technical, if you ask me. However, those five letters can be further explained by grouping them into two: Sharable Content Object and Reference Model.
Reference Model - SCORM isn't actually a standard. It's 'Reference Model' part refers to the