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

Origin Learning

As eLearning gravitated towards online delivery and synchronous learning, SCORM became more popular and AICC lost favor with companies designing and deploying eLearning solutions. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. xAPI is an eLearning specification that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has within online and offline training activities.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model): A set of standards developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) and applied when developing LMS content. Synchronous learning: Instructor-led learning in a virtual classroom setting. Tin Can (xAPI) : Developed by Rustici Software at the request of ADL to support the concept that “learning happens everywhere”.

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TinCan Demystified

eFront

The standard is developed by the company RUSTICI but ADL is still the steward of the specification, just like SCORM. A nice side-effect of the messaging system is that any enabled device or program can send Tin Can API statements (mobile phones, simulations, games, real world activities etc.). TinCan also claims improvements on another commonly required but rarely delivered functionality – the ability to complete learning objects offline and synchronize when you get online.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. An instructional designer typically uses an authoring tool to develop effective course content that achieves specific learning objectives. Synchronous Learning.

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

LearnUpon

ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning): An initiative established by the US Department Of Defense in 1999, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. Blended learning: The combination of traditional face-to-face (or synchronous) learning methods and technology-based online learning (asynchronous) methods. eLearning is full of specialist terms and acronyms that aren’t always clearly defined.