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…

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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

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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.

This Week in MakingBetter: Teamwork and Tough Questions

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" — Jim Trotter (@JimTrotter_NFL) February 2, 2015. There’s a lot of team spirit about the xAPI community. The third xAPI Design Cohort kicked off, but there’s still time to sign up by February 5. — markjspivey (@markjspivey) January 29, 2015.

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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.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

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On June 2nd, 2015, we were part of a joint webinar presented by Bersin and CUES. Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. For privacy reasons, a hashed version of the email address can also be used. xAPI Tools.

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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. The Final Frontier of E-learning.

E-Learning 24/7 Superhero Reader Edition: LRS Pros/Cons, Course design – what works

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This section will contain the latest data on the Top 50 including Y2Y (year to year) percentage growth in sales, Y2Y for clients, their rating of the state of the industry today, customer service, 2015 total sales – via range and so much more.

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.