xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry
JANUARY 7, 2015
Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. ” First, a small team will draft a Project Authorization Request for IEEE-LTSC. The team will submit this PAR in February for March evaluation by the IEEE New Standards Committee (NESCOM). These groups focus on developing personal health devices as well as the Internet of Things. A few products focus on content management.
Slow Cooking – Our First Year of MakingBetter
JANUARY 2, 2015
When we first launched MakingBetter on January 7, 2014, it was with the intent that we’d mostly focus our efforts on a few small projects and workshops while beginning standardization work on xAPI with IEEE-LTSC. How a 13-pound brisket looks after four hours, eight hours and twelve hours. Without the right food and preparation, the process can only do so much. They get sweeter.
AICC and SCORM Compliance: The Benefits for Your e-Learning
MAY 19, 2014
The lab combined the work of existing standards organizations like the AICC , IMS and the IEEE LTSC into a cohesive reference model. The Benefits of Making Your e-Learning AICC and SCORM Compliant . Remember the battle between Blu-ray Discs and DVDs? The frustration of accidentally buying a Blu-ray movie and realizing it won’t play in your DVD player? SCORM versus AICC.
Standard Options Apply
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
In August, 2014 I participated in one of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) monthly meetings. Once the request is made and approved by IEEE’s New Standards Committee, we begin the last leg of a journey that started with friends riding roller coasters in Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, OH back in 2009. The PAR wasn’t approved by the LTSC in that August meeting. Some in the LTSC are very familiar with the European Union’s policies on privacy, security, data ownership and the rights of individuals in digital spaces.