Converting a PowerPoint (.ppt or .pptx) presentation to SCORM is, thankfully, an easy process. Below, we not only provide directions to exporting your presentation as a SCORM package, we also recommend best practices for testing and delivering your content so you can ensure it works in any LMS.
How to convert your PowerPoint to SCORM:
- Find the right tool: Just about any authoring tool will allow you to convert PowerPoint presentations to SCORM packages. So which one do you choose? The eLearning Atlas, a tool we’ve created that provides a database of eLearning products, provides a full list of authoring tools that support PowerPoint conversion. The Atlas even helps you refine your search further if you’re looking for a free tool.
- Convert your PowerPoint presentation: Once you’ve chosen an authoring tool, check out their Knowledge Base to identify how to convert your PowerPoint file to a SCORM package. It’s a common function, so it should be a straightforward process.
- Test your SCORM package in SCORM Cloud: After you’ve converted your .ppt or .pptx file to SCORM, you’ll want to make sure the package is SCORM conformant to guarantee it plays in any learning platform. Lucky for you, our product SCORM Cloud has been the testing ground for SCORM and AICC courses since 2006. Sign up for a SCORM Cloud account (it’s easy to set up and includes a free trial) and test your content to make sure it supports SCORM as well as AICC, xAPI and cmi5. Our Knowledge Base includes detailed directions on how to get started.
- Deliver your SCORM package using SCORM Cloud: Once you’ve created your SCORM package, it’s time to deliver it to the learners. SCORM Cloud can help with that too. Deliver content direct to learners using Invitations or use SCORM Cloud Dispatch, to share your SCORM PowerPoint courses to multiple LMSs.
That’s it! Now you’re ready to deliver your PowerPoint courses to learners everywhere. Hats off to you.
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