Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Anthony is an independent xAPI evangelist and Instructional Developer for the Internet of Things. If you’re an elearning professional, you’ve probably seen or heard the term xAPI countless times. But are you still fuzzy about where SCORM ends and xAPI begins? After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world.

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What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

Here we will take a look at AICC, SCORM, and XAPI (Tin Can), define what each one is and see when each might be an ideal solution for your business. Lessening Support from eLearning Developers and authoring tools. Authoring Tool Support. XAPI – TIN CAN .

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John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. John was also Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a software company that created various utilities for the software market. Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora is used by Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries today… truly a phenomenal achievement. What role, according to you, does the tool play in the creation of engaging learning?

State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

What I hear a lot is “L&D” and not training, when they identify who they are targeting for the tools, platforms, etc. SaaS authoring tools, trying to become hybrid Lite LMSs (a return of a trend I totally disliked back in 2010-2014). Instead of making a better SaaS authoring tool, a percentile of them, are using features you would see in an LCMS, a market that is minimal in today’s world, compared to say 2000 or even up to the mid 2000’s. .

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. Emerging technologies like the Tin Can/Experience API and software like Lectora® Express LMS – the Easy LMS allow us to paint a more authentic picture of how and when learning is happening through greater tracking of learning, including social and informal learning. Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools?

ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. Emerging technologies like the Tin Can/Experience API and software like Lectora® Express LMS – the Easy LMS allow us to paint a more authentic picture of how and when learning is happening through greater tracking of learning, including social and informal learning. Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools?

Playing Around with Serious Learning

JCA Solutions

It didn’t really catch any kind of spark until the early 2000’s however. Rapid development tools haven’t made this easier. Somehow, many managers and executives heard the term rapid development tool and drew a picture in their mind of something that was fast and cheap. Many authoring or development tools have features integrated already to add some level of games or interactions to enhance learning.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Environments where learners are using digital tools to create or annotate outputs of their collective work are needed. There’s a difference however, in that we’re more about performance than learning, and so our use of performance support and the network in lieu of learning is more acceptable than what we might expect in schools (though they too should start looking at the role of networks and cognitive tools). ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D.,

Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ By no means are the concepts of game and gamification universally accepted as valid learning strategies, so we have some work to do in terms of educating more learning and development professionals of the value of these tools.”- What are the tools available for incorporating gamification in our business areas? By 2014, more than 70% of global 2000 organizations will have at least one ‘gamified’ application.” – Gartner.

Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Here’s the case for making the change to xAPI, LRS and cm15. SCORM won the hearts of L&D folk everywhere, when it was invented by the ADL in 2000. It solved the eLearning dilemma of its age – software incompatibility. SCORM solved this headache by providing a standard software specification that worked across all learning technology. In the eLearning world, this software is called Experience API (or Tin Can). Benefits of xAPI.

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The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Stop by the eLearning Rockstar stage—conveniently located near the eLearning Brothers booth—to learn new techniques, see new tools, and become an eLearning Rockstar. At IBM, John received a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. John was also co-founder and lead engineer at BocaSoft, a software utility creation company. Why xAPI? or Why Should I Care About xAPI? How the Experience API (xAPI) is an enabler.

Top 5 Benefits of SCORM in eLearning

ProProfs

SCORM, the most widely followed set of standard guidelines for eLearning, was developed in 2000 for a standardized eLearning system. There are several tools that make this possible as you can create the content the way you want. Read More:- 3 eLearning Authoring Tools That Deserve Your Consideration. You can do so by placing it right after the course content with the help of an eLearning authoring tool. Know about Tin Can API (xAPI) Features and Benefits.

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What’s the best SCORM compliant LMS to choose in 2020?

Elucidat

which was set up in 2000, to the most recent SCORM 2004 (4th edition) from 2009. What will work best with my SCORM compliant authoring tool? Creating a course: SCORM authoring tools. You’re ready to get your elearning out to learners.

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2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

A third trend in the 3rd party marketplace is the lack of foreign language, which is odd, when you consider that many end users buy/use mobile apps and software to learn a foreign language. Tools. Common Tools (trend wise are). SaaS authoring tools . SaaS publishing tools – Inkling for example, would slide under a digital publishing platform, and thus a tool. SaaS assessment tool. Any SaaS e-learning tool. and xAPI.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training

Litmos

I’ve met people who had worked on the original SCORM standard, those driving the new xAPI standard, as well as early champions of our industry who coined the terms and built the original software tools. Through the 70s it was being marketed as a tool for retraining unemployed workers in new fields. The computers were great, but software was lacking. It wasn’t long before authoring systems began making their way into corporate training departments.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

Some have all three, and those are the systems you want; in the general e-learning tool area, the term usually refers to the same options: rewards, points/incentives, Leader board. That is to say, as a whole the e-learning industry, especially authoring tools and LMS/Learning systems are often two steps back, when everyone else or at least the masses are one step forward. RCAT – Rapid Content Authoring Tools. Then there is Tin Can aka xAPI.

SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api

Paradiso

SCORM compliance ensures that content produced on SCORM authoring tools can be used on SCORM enabled learning management systems. SCORM compliance lets course authors create dynamic and engaging content which, aside from being able to be played on LMS platforms, gives trainers the chance to track progress. in 2000) was followed by a very slow progression of updates, culminating in SCORM 2004 in, unsurprisingly, 2004 which introduced sequencing, among other things.

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Making your Life Fun with Gamified Innovations

The Game Agency

While 80% of business comes from custom game development, 20% comes from The Training Arcade®, a DIY game-authoring tool that enables anyone to build a game in minutes with no coding required. The Training Arcade® is a DIY Game Authoring Tool with a library of 8 training games that can be rapidly deployed in 15 languages with any content in minutes (no coding required). It comes with SCORM and xAPI packages and as well as SSO integration.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

Ability to upload a course built in a 3rd party authoring tool (not just PowerPoint, which uh, is not an authoring tool). In 2000, this wasn’t a standard feature, today it is. . SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5). Next week, I’m in London, but the post will be on the “Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2016” .

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

Ability to upload a course built in a 3rd party authoring tool (not just PowerPoint, which uh, is not an authoring tool). In 2000, this wasn’t a standard feature, today it is. . SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5). Next week, I’m in London, but the post will be on the “Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2016” .

Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

I have always liked their Microsoft Office courses which appear as the software itself with tutorial capabilities of “show me, assist me, let me do it” angle. For example, I really don’t see an advantage of keeping courses for Microsoft XP or 2000. . Nor do I see an advantage of a leadership courses where the people in it are wearing clothes from the late 90’s or early 2000’s. Y o u may be sitting right now with third party content in your LMS.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

eLearning 24-7

A robust system that contains everything from a perfect score in my learning environment functionaliy to administration (also a perfect score) to content curation, video management (with auto detection FPS) to the ability to accept course standards including xAPI and PENS. Course standard support is only xAPI (thus no SCORM, etc.). Supports all course standards including xAPI and PENS, and yes, SCORM too. At this time, does not support xAPI. Ties into xAPI.

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

eLearning 24-7

But the systems that are coming into the space nowadays have ditched the robust stats for just the basic stats, which – HERE COMES THE IRONY – is how systems were appearing back in the early days – early 2000’s (as a whole). Oh, SCORM and xAPI too. Auto-synch with SIS, SSO with Office 365, APIs, LTI and xAPI too. . #3 Lots to get do, so little time or space for that matter. What I am seeing. Less statistics.