What is xAPI?

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Over the past three years, xAPI has emerged as the hot new standard for delivering online training. xAPI is often described as the next evolution of SCORM. While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. But what is xAPI? And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? What is xAPI? xAPI is the result of that work.

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Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

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As we approach the end of our SCORM series, in many ways it’s just the beginning for eLearning content standards. While SCORM has dominated the field since it was developed, there are now new kids on the block. This final post provides a perfect opportunity to look to the future of eLearning content development and consider the road ahead. eLearning now: Tin Can (xAPI). Pitched as a successor to SCORM, xAPI became widely adopted pretty quickly.

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What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning

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SCORM is an acronym that stands for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model”. It is a set of technical standards that were mainly developed for supporting elearning tools. Moreover, this model is responsible for determining how elearning content and a learning management system (LMS) engage in communication with each other. Basically, SCORM cover two things: content packaging and effective data exchange. Spend less time and resources on content development.

Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

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In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. Also known by the name of Experience API, or xAPI, Tin Can is a special program interface with the ability to deliver and truly measure learning experiences beyond what was previously possible. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content?

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. Content Library.

What is Tin Can API?

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Also known as the Experience API (xAPI), Tin Can is often described as the next evolution of SCORM. And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built. Your content will still look and behave in the same way.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

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From API to xAPI, the words we use everyday can be complex and confusing. Accessibility: If you create online learning content, making it accessible to all learners is crucial. Accessibility means that content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities, from the sensory to the intellectual or technological. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to use.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms

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Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. The first globally recognized eLearning content standard, developed in the early 1990s by a number of leading aircraft manufacturers. It is a problem solving approach to learning used by instructional designers with a focus on engaging content. Content Delivery Network. Continuous Professional Development.