xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Between November 2014’s xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI track at DevLearn 2014, we hit our stride. We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using xAPI to accomplish. What happened at xAPI Camp Amazon? We got Sean Putman to come in from Detroit to talk about what he all did with Altair’s software and xAPI. Russell Duhon talking about what it takes to run xAPI in Enterprise… at scale.

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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. Why xAPI Matters?

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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’. But What is xAPI Really? To truly understand Experience API or xAPI, we need to first talk of Shareable Content Object Reference Model(SCORM) – the popular protocol that allows learning systems to speak with each other. So, in 2013, the developers of SCORM released xAPI (also known as Tin Can). How Does xAPI Work?

A Word(le) about 2021

Rustici Software

Interest in learning more about SCORM (and xAPI) did not slow down in 2021. Most are starting with SCORM support but looking to expand into xAPI, cmi5 and video support next. cmi5 Culture eLearning Industry SCORM xAPI

What is the AICC Standard and How is it Relevant to My eLearning Plan?

Docebo

These universal specifications set forth by the AICC soon reached far beyond the aviation community and into the corporate training world, making AICC the first elearning standard in the world. CMI-5 compliance is the successor to AICC, and the good news is that CMI-5 conforms to the newest standard, experience API (xAPI). AICC paved the way for standardizing the interoperability of elearning content.

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

Experience API

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. How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? That’s one of the big advantages of xAPI, *anything* can make a statement.

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Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the state of ADL and Rustici Software’s take on it. ADL’s guiding hand. For most of the last 15 years, ADL has been the primary organizing force in the corporate elearning standards space. This force is realized in two ways: ADL funds research of a specific type, with specific organizations, which causes things to happen to the eLearning standards. And to ADL, would you approve of that?

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How to Add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS Support to Your WordPress LMS Website to Deliver Interactive Content via eLearning Authoring Tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade

LifterLMS

Learn how to add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS support to your WordPress LMS website to deliver interactive content via eLearning authoring tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade. These topics can be confusing to many users, especially if they’re new in the eLearning space.

What is SCORM & Decoding Its Importance For eLearning

ProProfs

Imagine a situation where you are asked to create an elearning program or search for a suitable learning management system (LMS) tool for achieving your training requirements. There are many like you who aren’t aware of SCORM and what it can do for elearning. It is a set of technical standards that were mainly developed for supporting elearning tools. In 1999, the United States Department of Defense thought of standardizing the elearning production.

LEARNNOVATIONS ~ LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD

Learnnovators

One of the criticisms that eLearning platforms face is that their Experience API implementation is nothing but SCORM in disguise, and these tools are not really leveraging the power of the Experience API. Looking ahead, we have the world’s most inspiring and magnificent people joining us on this journey: Eric Schuermann (Director of Global Sales, Trivantis Corporation Inc.).

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).

LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward

Learnnovators

” “ ADL is considering how to provide soldiers on the battlefield with the information they need at the precise moment of need.” One of the criticisms that eLearning platforms face is that their Experience API implementation is nothing but SCORM in disguise, and these tools are not really leveraging the power of the Experience API.

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

ProProfs

Watch This Video To Know What is xAPI or Tin Can API | Features & Benefits Explained. Today, you’ll find Tin Can API or xAPI present in some of the best corporate training software. Tin Can, Experience API, & xAPI: Are They Same or Different? Many people often wonder what is xAPI , whether it is the same with Experience API or Tin Can API. It was done as a part of a research project commissioned by The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative.

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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Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

This post is for vendors, developers and implementers of the Experience API and for anyone who may one day create something with xAPI. The choices made soon will ultimately impact what you will be able to do with xAPI 3, 5 and 20 years from now. This has me reflecting deeply about what kind of future with xAPI we need to enable. However, we have to also be mindful of the billions of dollars to be invested in xAPI going forward. xAPI is about data interoperability.

SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api

Paradiso

In the case of elearning, SCORM is like the DVD player, without which you wouldn’t be able to play your movies. The Shareable Content Object Reference Model – more commonly known as SCORM – is a set of very technical standards and specifications used for web-based elearning. If there was no SCORM compliance then elearning content produced in one place would not be able to be used elsewhere. Tin Can Api / Xperience Api / xApi.

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SCORM vs. LTI: what’s the difference?

Rustici Software

If you’ve been familiar with Rustici Software for a long time, you’ll know we’ve helped people for a long time with SCORM and xAPI. Now that we’re providing you even more options for exporting content, we thought it was important to outline the differences between SCORM and LTI, so you can select the eLearning standard that is right for you. LTI tends to be used by higher education and academia, whereas SCORM is used primarily by government and corporations.

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Learning Analytics for Personalized Learning [An Updated Perspective]

Instancy

What is xAPI? . Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), a US government initiative, defined a standard way to collect learner activity data called Experience API or xAPI. What is xAPI ? . To understand what xAPI is, it is helpful to take a look at what an Experience API is.