SCORM - Shareable Content Object Reference Model

Experience API (xAPI) and the Future of SCORM from Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative

SCORM, or Shareable Content Object Reference Model, is a compilation of technical specifications for web-based e-learning. The SCORM standards are governed and published by the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL).

Among SCORM goals are to enable interoperability, accessibility and reusability of web-based learning content for industry, government, and academia.


  • Overview - An overview of the SCORM books and specifications
  • Conformance - Learn about the benefits of SCORM conformance
  • Terminology - Definitions of many SCORM terms and acronyms

Content Aggregation

Run-Time Environment

Sequencing and Navigation

  • Overview - Learn about SCORM Sequencing and Navigation
  • Sequencing - Learn about Sequencing between activities
  • Navigation - Learn about Navigation in a SCORM environment