Pearson SCORM Services enable educational and training media, packaged in the SCORM format, to be made available from any web location.
Pearson SCORM Services break the restriction that SCORM media must be used inside a learning management system. SCORM media is now freed to participate in the full range of online environments, globally, at scale. See the examples:
Pearson SCORM Services provide opportunities for catalogues of SCORM based learning materials to be freed from restrictions and used with formal and informal learning environments.
POST Cartridge: SCORM learning materials are packaged into a .zip file, referred to as a content "cartridge" in this documentation. This API provides a way to upload SCORM media, ready to be displayed.
Launch Player: SCORM media has to be displayed in a "player" app. This API provides a launch for the "player" (technically a SCORM run time environment). Bookmarks, scores and other user state captured by the "player" app may optionally be sent as "outcomes" to other services such as online grade books or social networks.
DELETE Cartridge: This API provides a way for SCORM content to be deleted if no longer used.
What is SCORM?
SCORM is a set of technical specifications that define the packaging, tracking, scoring and sequencing of educational and training content.
The Subscription Management System (SMS) is an enterprise-wide system for controlling user access to web sites developed and managed by various business units of Pearson Education. The system is responsible for creating subscriptions, determining if a user is permitted access to a given site, expiring subscriptions, and reporting on system activity. Additionally, SMS contains tools for SMS system administrators and customer service staff to manage the system and resolve end-user problems.
As an enterprise-wide resource, SMS provides substantial cost savings to individual publishing units as well as the organization as a whole by allowing developers of custom sites to focus on their unique applications for disciplines such as math, chemistry or psychology and not spend resources on authentication and subscription management. Additionally, by using SMS, a central enterprise-wide support staff can assist customers on a diverse set of products. Daily reporting assists business managers in assessing the effectiveness of their marketing and development funds. A single registration system reduces the overall customer support volume - as students and faculty become familiar with the SMS registration experience, subsequent product adoption becomes more familiar and less error prone.
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Pearson LearningStudio LMS Retirement and API Availability
Pearson LearningStudio Learning Management System(LMS) will retire on January 1, 2018. The LearningStudio APIs, a set of RESTful and SOAP services, will be available for a period of time after that date to allow existing customers access to their data until an agreed upon date in the future. At this time, the APIs are decrecated and no new developement is expected. These APIs cover many areas of the online course environment – from tools and grades to user management. With the LearningStudio APIs you can leverage the LearningStudio LMS to strengthen engagement and interaction in your online programs, develop rich user experiences, integrate with your SIS (student information system), create student and faculty portals, create ad-hoc reports, develop new course tools, and integrate with third-party tools.
For all LearningStudio and MyLabs Plus institutions using the User Management Enrollment Services, we are excited to announce that on November 30th we will be migrating this enrollment process to an updated version.
The way your files process will stay the same. The only change will be where you go to view your file status. From 11/30 to 12/21 they will not be able to review their enrollment files through the Admin Tools. Instead of going to Admin Pages > Program Admin > Automated User Management, you will now go to Admin Pages > Program Admin > Automated User Management V2.
We are committed to improving the usability and performance of MyLabsPlus. If you have any feedback about these improvements, or have questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative. We value your continued partnership to improve these applications that support your investment in the lives of learners.