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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

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xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 The name “Tin Can API” stuck around once ADL advocated to use the prototype produced out of “Project Tin Can” as the basis for the Experience API (“xAPI”).

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With Gratitude…


2015 gave MakingBetter an amazing journey that was full of surprises. We launched an online journal, the xAPI Quarterly , kickstarting the publishing arm of our business, Connections Forum , and we ran our first events, xAPI Camps that each were co-created with our participants.

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This Week in MakingBetter: An Interview, ATD TechKnowledge & More


TK Chat – Practical Uses of xAPI (Thursday, 9:15-10am). W207 – Mobile Learning: State of the Industry 2015 (Wednesday, 1-2pm). In December, Craig reached out to me with some questions about Learning Record Stores and how they relate to the xAPI specification.

The Latest: What consumers are seeking; plus video and mobile data

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Besides the usual of mobile and video (more on that in a sec), the biggest requests these days are for xAPI, custom domain control and LRS. I’m a total believer and supporter of the first two, but I still have privacy and security concerns when it comes to a LRS and specifically the data record. While you do not need an LRS to have xAPI, and xAPI is still a work in progress, it will get better over time.

Hey LMS Santa!

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Finally, xAPI and LRS. If there is one “holy moly” feature, it will be xAPI with a nice dose of LRS. You do not need xAPI to have an LRS and secondly, both are a work in progress. Want to safeguard yourself in terms of privacy?

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

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The offering is essentially Tin Can (xAPI), but also includes a Learning Record Store and a personal data locker (place to put your data record for security/privacy). My gut tells me they will build a mobile app at some point in 2015. Speaking.

2016 Top 10 LMSs

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43 profiles, whereas each vendor responded to 12 questions – covering everything from setup fees to data centers to latest features to support/training to security/privacy. . 91 enhancements in 2015. Seeking an xAPI, LRS? Thank you all for the delay. It’s been a long few weeks, putting together the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report. Before, I jump into the Top 10 for 2016, some interesting bits of info.