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What is StandardsLearn.org?

StandardsLearn.org is the premier online resource for e-Learning programs that help to raise awareness of standards and conformity assessment activities. The site provides an online learning experience for all those who want or need general standards-related education. StandardsLearn.org is sponsored by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

What is asynchronous training?

Asynchronous (self-paced) training is an effective educational model that allows students to learn at their own speed and convenience. The asynchronous model was chosen for StandardsLearn.org as a means of providing engaging, easy-to-use and cost-effective training to a wide target audience.

What types of courses are currently provided on StandardsLearn.org?

The courses provided on StandardsLearn.org highlight the value and importance of standards and compliance programs at home and around the globe.
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What resources are available on StandardsLearn.org?

The online resources on StandardsLearn.org connect you with useful information and educational materials on national and international standardization activities. Resources include:

  • Courses – Free eLearning courses provided as a public service by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • Standardization Case Studies – Links to case studies across a variety of disciplines where standardization – either in concept or actual practice – helped in the resolution of real-world problems
  • Standards in the Classroom – A list of university courses offered in the U.S. dedicated to the study of standards and standardization
  • Standards Education Database  – Links to web-based education and distance learning resources related to standards and the organizations that develop them
  • Acronym Directory – A database of acronyms commonly used in the standards and conformity assessment community
  • ANSI Education and Training Services – Services provided directly from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • K-12 Student Resources – Free multimedia learning resources for students or anyone looking for a general, user-friendly introduction to standards

What is the American National Standards Institute?

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. The Institute is committed to bringing e-learning options to the standards community and general public. All courses and information offered on www.StandardsLearn.org are free of charge and provided as a public service.

About ANSI

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

The Institute oversees the development of thousands of standards that directly impact businesses in nearly every sector. Topics covered range from the largest construction equipment to the smallest nanoparticles, and from the most detailed applications to the broadest definition of a systems implementation. ANSI is also actively engaged in accrediting programs that assess conformance to standards.

The ANSI Federation is comprised of government agencies, organizations, corporations, academic and international bodies, and individuals. In total, the Institute represents the interests of more than 125,000 companies and 3.5 million professionals.

ANSI is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

For more information, visit www.ansi.org.

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