Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

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ADL, or Advanced Distributive Learning , is the government agency behind the spec. API’s (that stands for Application Programming Interface ) are not nearly as scary and complicated as they sound. LMS’s will all have to adopt the spec before it can be used in eLearning. Tin Can.

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

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Aaron, can you tell me a little bit about your background and how you became involved with ADL? In 2003, the eLearning startup I worked for shuttered its doors as our customers moved to adopt SCORM, and we had no idea how to do that. That sounds like a pretty dry and simple thing.

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Why SCORM 2004 failed & what that means for Tin Can


Currently, someone can be a 4 th edition adopter but * not* certified. [3]. Sign #3: ADL itself heavily supports Tin Can as the successor of SCORM.[4]. Now, with the introduction of Tin Can API it seems certain that its adoption rate will decline even further. Low adoption.


Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM


Originally developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), an initiative of the Unite States Department of Defense, SCORM was designed to standardize and modernize their training courses. So it sounds like Tin Can is the way to go….


What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning


Realizing that there is a huge population out there who are confused about this odd-sounding acronym, in this post we will share a complete overview of SCORM – what it is about, why it is important, the right approach to implement it in your elearning program.


The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Michael’s team has been driving the efforts at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative on the Experience API (xAPI); he researches, strategizes, designs, and makes xAPI solutions and products. Don’t these sessions sound amazing?

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

Experience API

Answer: Despite the similar sounding acronyms. Answer: There’s four different Open Source LRSs that I’m aware of: Learning Locker , ADL LRS , lxHive and TinMan. We are early in the adoption process and are developing processes for helping remind users to report their learning when not on cues.org. Has the adoption of the Experience API met your expectation? Answer: We keep a list of all the products and vendors we’re aware of that are adopting xAPI at./adopters.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

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MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. Will at Work Learning , June 2, 2010 What happens when people add scientific-sounding words to their arguments–even if the scientific-sounding words have nothing to do with those arguments? With LMSs, especially those adopting more “web 2.0″ Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Often contrasted with the ADDIE process, the Agile design method emerged in the 1970s and became widely adopted in the 1990s. It’s essentially a set of rules for xAPI which narrows the overly wide specification to increase adoption in the industry.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Or you can contract with a company like Kineo that can host and support your Moodle for you (at the risk of sounding like a company shill!) I concur with Cammy that Moodle has been slow to respond to the need for better reporting, which might slow adoption at larger firms. There are essentially three camps in my organization (1) the parent agency, that favors one of the big LMS products (2) the small army of novices driving the ADL boat (3) the HRMS folks. (2)