How do I add a SCORM package activity?

You will learn how to add a SCORM package activity to your course in TITANium.

SCORM is one method using a lesson or presentation created outside of TITANium and still have it report to the gradebook. Some popular programs for building SCORM packages include SoftChalk, Camtasia, and Captivate.

Follow these steps to add one of the Online Readiness Module SCORM packages to your course which have already been created and compressed into ZIP packages.

1. Enter your course.

 Enter your course.

2. Click on the Gear icon.

Click on the Gear icon.

3. Select Turn editing on.

Turn editing on.

4. Download the desired SCORM package.

Choose which presentations you want to have included in the SCORM lesson package. Each package has a separate presentation. Click on the desired file(s) to download.

(The original presentations are by the  California Community Colleges with minor modifications and questions by OET.)

5. Drag the SCORM ZIP package to the desired location.

Drag the SCORM ZIP package to the desired location.
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5.1. Click on Add activity or resource.

Click on Add activity or resource.

5.2. Choose SCORM package.

Choose SCORM package.

5.3. Click on Add.

Click on Add.

5.4. Type a title.

Type a title.

5.5. Type a Description.

Type a Description.

5.6. Click on Add.

Click on Add.

5.7. Click on Upload a file.

Click on Upload a file.

5.8. Click on Choose File.

Click on Choose File.
Navigate to where the SCORM package is on your computer.

5.10. Double-click the file.

Double-click the file.

5.11. Click on Upload this file.

Click on Upload this file.

5.12. Wait for the package image to appear.

Wait for the package image to appear.

6. Select Add a SCORM package.

Select Add a SCORM package.

7. Click on Upload.

Click on Upload.

8. Click on Edit.

Click on Edit.

9. Select Edit settings.

Select Edit settings.

10. Rename the title if desired.

Rename the title if desired.

11. Type a Description.

Type a Description.
12. Adjust the Appearance settings.
Expand the Appearance section and select New window for Display package.

12.1. Select New window.

There are two choices:

Current window opens the lesson within the same window. It is recommended that if you choose this option, you also select

New window opens the lesson in a new window.

Select New window.

12.2. Leave Display course structure as No.

There is no need to show the structure because each SCORM package only has one lesson. If the SCORM package you are uploading was created by a publisher and has multiple lessons, then you can show the course navigational structure.

Leave Display course structure as No.

12.3. Decide whether to display the scorm package information on the Dashboard.

The default setting is to show the SCORM package attempt status on the Dashboard and on the course main page.

Decide whether to display the scorm package information on the Dashboard.

12.4. Click on Show more...

Click on Show more...

12.5. Type a percentage value for width and height.

You can type a percentage of your screen or the number of pixels. Percentages must have a % sign.

Type a percentage value for width and height.

12.6. Select 'Never' so that the content structure page is not skipped.

Select 'Never' so that the content structure page is not skipped.

12.7. Decide whether to allow Preview mode.

Preview mode is the default and it allows students to view the lesson as many times as they want before starting an attempt.

Decide whether to allow Preview mode.

12.8. Select 'Disabled' so that the course

Since this SCORM package only has one lesson, there is no need to show the structure (menu) while playing the lesson.

Select 'Disabled' so that the course
13. Adjust the Availability settings.

The availability dates can be used to open and close the lesson without hiding it in the gradebook..

Adjust the Availability settings.
14. Adjust the Grade settings.
Adjust the Grade settings.

14.1. Decide on the Grading method.

For this type of SCORM package select Highest grade, Average grade or Sum grade.

  • Learning objects won't work probably with this type of package.
  • Highest grade will report only the highest graded attempt to the gradebook.
  • Average grade will report an average (rounded off) of the attempts to the gradebook.
  • Sum grade will add all of the attempts up to the maximum grade and report to the gradebook.
Decide on the Grading method.

14.2. Select the appropriate Maximum grade.

For a SoftChalk SCORM package like these packages for Online Readiness, the Maximum grade should equal the number of points within the lesson. In this example, there are 6 points.

Many other kinds of SCORM packages are based on percentage, so the Maximum grade should be left at 100 for Captivate, Camtasia, and Articulate packages.

Here are the Maximum grade points for the Online Readiness Modules:

  1. Introduction to Online Learning (6 points)
  2. Getting Tech Ready (9 points)
  3. Organizing for Online Success (5 points)
  4. Communication Skills for Online Learning (5 points)
  5. Online Reading Strategies (6 points)
Select the appropriate Maximum grade.
15. Adjust the Attempts management settings.
Adjust the Attempts management settings.

15.1. Decide on the number of attempts.

Adjust the Attempts management settings.

15.2. Decide which attempt gets reported.

15.2 Decide on which attempt gets reported.

15.3. Decide whether to force a new attempt each time.

Forcing a new attempt will start a new attempt each time the student clicks on the lesson. Otherwise, the student could Review the lesson without clicking to start a new attempt.

Decide whether to force a new attempt each time.

15.4. Decide whether to lock the lesson after the final attempt.

Locking the lesson after the final attempt, should be used in conjunction with Force new attempt and Force completed. Otherwise, when a student Reviews a lesson, it may still overwrite his/her score in the gradebook.

Decide whether to lock the lesson after the final attempt.
16. Adjust the Compatibility settings.
Adjust the Compatibility settings.

16.1. Select to force completion.

Generally speaking, it is necessary to set Force completion to Yes. This will mark each attempt when the web browser window is closed as "Complete" in the gradebook. This setting should be used in conjunction with Force new attempt and Lock after last attempt.

Select to force completion.

16.2. These three settings don't affect this kind of SCORM package.

The Auto-continue, Auto-commit and Mastery settings won't have any affect on this kind of SoftChalk SCORM package.

These three settings don't affect this kind of SCORM package.

21. Click on Save and return to course.

Click on Save and display.
The link to the SCORM lesson is now displayed on your course main page.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to add a SCORM package activity to your course.

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