How Does an eLearning Course Communicate to an LMS

How Does an eLearning Course Communicate to an LMS

Courses developed in Adapt authoring tool doesn’t communicate with the LMS because of which user data doesn’t get tracked. Data like,

  • How much the learner has completed the course,
  • How many pages are visited,
  • How much time a user took to complete a course, etc.

Spoor is the plugin which allows the data tracking between the Adapt learning tool and the LMS.

To enable the LMS tracking in the Adapt tool, follow these steps:

Step 1: Download the plug in “spoor” from this link:
https://github.com/adaptlearning/adapt-contrib-spoor

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Step 2: In Adapt learning tool, go to ‘Plugin Management’.

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Step 3: Upload the plugin.

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Step 4: Open your course and click on “Manage extension”.

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Scroll and navigate to spoor extension and click ‘Add’.

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Step 5: Click on the ‘Configuration settings’.

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Step 6: Navigate to Extensions and click on Spoor (SCORM)

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Make sure the option, ‘Is enabled’ is checked.

Below that, in ‘Tracking’, you will find a few options like,

  • Submit score: This shows the score of any assessment present in the course even if fail or pass.
  • Store question state: This will store the user response for the question.
  • Store question attempt states: This will store the user’s response for the question.
  • Record interactions: This will record the interactions score.

There will be many more options in the extensions which you can enable.

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Step 7: Save and download the file. Upload it to the LMS and launch the course.

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