Have you been looking for a way to convert older learning resources into SCORM format? Well Hunterstone may have the answer for you.
HunterStone announced it has developed a “Mass SCORM Conversion Tool.” The company developed the tool for use in projects that require large amounts of content to be converted to SCORM. Targeted for use in projects with publishers and organizations that have very large databases of content and learning materials HunterStone President and CEO Neil Richards stated “the tool will save organizations countless hours of time which will directly translate into saving tens of thousand if not hundreds of thousands of dollars in SCORM conversion endeavors.”
The tool is thought to be among the first of its kind used for commercial purposes. SCORM’s adoption rate is forecasted to accelerate during the next few years and HunterStone’s strategy as a leading provider of SCORM eLearning services is further solidified by this announcement. Previously, the company released its leading SCORM Conversion and Authoring product suite THESIS for general use by instructional designers, subject matter experts, and trainers throughout the world. Additionally, Microsoft’s Education Product Group licensed a portion of THESIS technology for use in its Learning Essentials Program and provides Microsoft Academic Customers the ability to author SCORM content with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
THESIS is a suite of eLearning tools which adheres to the SCORM specifications and integrates with Microsoft Office. This enables a user to author eLearning resources and objects straight from familiar Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and Producer. The THESIS “Learning Object Manager” allows a user to author complete SCORM courses and quizzes for online instruction, using multiple learning objects from different sources. THESIS Librarian “SCORM enables” Microsoft SharePoint to create Learning Object Repositories where subject matter experts can collaborate on course development and also use the tool as a meta-data manager.