SharePoint Learning Kit. Overview October 6, 2006. What is SharePoint Learning Kit?. SLK is a simple and powerful SharePoint tool that gives educators the flexibility to deliver almost any computer document as an eLearning resource. SLK: Simple, Flexible, Powerful. Simple
October 6, 2006
Learner accesses assignment via Assignment List Web Part
Instructor uploads content into Learning Resource Library
Learner attempts assignment
Instructor assigns content
Instructor accesses assignment via Assignment List Web Part
Learner submits assignment
Instructor reviews, grades, and returns assignment
Pre-Launch announcement at Online Educa in Germany in late November, 2006 (release candidate)
Launching SLK at BETT in London in early January, 2007.
Yes, SLK can be a component in the SharePoint 2007 Learning Gateway
SLK was designed from the beginning to be a SharePoint 2007 Solution
SLK is Compatible with both:
SLK is not a Learning Management System
SharePont Learning Kit is a Community Source project.
Both non-commercial and commercial modification and redistribution are allowed.
More details about Microsoft and Shared Source are online at Microsoft Shared Source Initiative
We are releasing Community Technology Previews (CTP) as we develop the code.
You can get a link to the latest CTP from: http://www.LearningGateway.net
Please report issues, make suggestions, and let us know what you think!
Any authoring tool can create basic resources for SLK!
For resources that can be shared across the broadest range of Learning Management systems, IMS/SCORM compliant resources are recommended.
Here are some IMS/SCORM compliant tools of note:
Appendix 1 – For Class Server users
Appendix 2 – About SCORM
Of interest to current Class Server users
Class Server is replaced by SLK, and will be removed from the price list in January 2007
Steps taken to protect Class Server users investment:
From now until June `06
PSS will continue to support CS4
After June `06
Users worldwide will use an international vendor for Class Server and Learning Gateway support.
Switching to pre-paid vendor support means:
CS4 users will now get Learning Gateway support
The community newsgroup status will not change
Technology Transition Period
Many institutions may not upgrade to SLK & SharePoint 3 for a year or more.
How will we support institutions that want to use Class Server and SharePoint 2 beyond 2006?
After June ’06
For owners of a Class Server – Server license, we will:
All about SCORM
The most broadly accepted eLearning content format is SCORM 1.2 and 2004
(Sharable Content Object Reference Model)
Detailed or Basic:
SCORM is required for:
SCORM content is portable. It works with all major LMS systems:
Many third party vendors make SCORM authoring tools.