The What, How and Why of xAPI in Corporate Learning

WhatFix

who serves as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, aptly put it ‘xAPI helps us put the puzzle together’. Now imagine that, apart from the online tutorial on the desktop, Tom is also learning about CRM via an educational game on his phone and a video on the corporate LMS. No need for constant network connectivity : Even if the learners complete their training offline, it doesn’t matter.

The gradebook module

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 7/23/2010 The gradebook module The brand new eFronts gradebook module combines results from online activities (tests, participation, projects) and offline activities (written tests, teacher judgment,) to produce grades for users. For offline activities we have to manually add the scores.

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Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM

Paradiso

Tin Can API , also known as Experience API or xAPI, is generally considered to be the successor to SCORM , and expands the ability of the organizations that use it to gather data about the experiences, both offline and online, experiences that are quantifiable, trackable and shareable. 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.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional. Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. That’s why we’ve compiled this eLearning glossary. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning).

Tin Can API: What It Has in Store for Online Learning Environments

ProProfs

It can help you track, store, and communicate learning experiences, both offline and online, in the form of statements. It is a technology specification or standard that enables you to track learning activities, both online and offline, from different platforms in the form of learning experiences. Today, you’ll find Tin Can API or xAPI present in some of the best corporate training software. Later on, it was officially renamed as “ xAPI ” or “ Experience API ” by ADL.

The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

eLearning as a training medium to foster learning at the workplace has been in existence for over two decades now. From early adopters who used archaic systems to set up a lesson that could be shared on one computer with an instructor to guide employees, to modern workplace learning that’s focused on xAPI -enabled mobile learning; eLearning at the workplace has traveled a long way. AICC and SCORM – The Core Standards of eLearning. Get Ready for the Future of eLearning.

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Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

If one wants to consider that xAPI is designed to solve a fixed set of issues as a response to some current (think the last five years or so) challenges with eLearning (particularly with how we approach communication with an LMS outside of that environment), while incomplete on its own for eLearning, xAPI is an amazing success story. This post is for vendors, developers and implementers of the Experience API and for anyone who may one day create something with xAPI.

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

Experience API

Answer: There’s four different Open Source LRSs that I’m aware of: Learning Locker , ADL LRS , lxHive and TinMan. Our eLearning courses include activities and testing that are tracked by Watershed. Answer: The original version of Experience API was developed by Rustici Software as part of a research project commissioned by ADL. Rustici Software, ADL and other members of the community continue to work together on the same single specification document. ADL LRS.

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