What’s next? Continued progress on products and upcoming events

Rustici Software

Later this month, we’ll be attending and presenting at ADL’s iFest conference. If you’re interested in what we’re sharing and learning from these events and how the industry is moving, subscribe to our blog to be one of the first to hear from us when we report back.

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Mike Rustici – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT MIKE RUSTICI (President, Rustici Software): In 2002, Mike Rustici founded Rustici Software to help Learning Management Systems and e-learning content creators work well with each other using the SCORM standard. Rustici Software has grown to be an INC 5,000 company, and today, is the world leader in e-learning specifications. Rustici Software wrote the first draft of the Tin Can API before handing it off to the community for industry-wide collaboration.

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning


” ~ Rustici Software. This standard is being developed by Rustici Software (with a world-wide active community participating and contributing) for Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) – the keepers of SCORM.

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iFest 2018- here we come!

Experience API

We’re excited to announce that Rustici Software will be heading to iFest August 27-29 in Alexandria, VA to spend a few days with ADL as well as government and industry partners to talk about the future of the eLearning ecosystem. Best Practices Events

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Heading to iFest? We’ll be there!

Rustici Software

We’re excited to announce that Rustici Software will be heading to iFest August 27-29 in Alexandria, VA to talk about the future of the eLearning ecosystem with ADL as well as government and industry partners. E-learning Conferences Events Using the StandardsOur CEO, TJ Seabrooks, will be speaking about the DoDI 1322.26. Now that the Instruction approves procuring eLearning tools that support either SCORM or xAPI it’s important to understand when to use each standard.

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With Gratitude…


Our projects ranged from designing and developing custom reporting for software products, training providers and large enterprises. Our business boomed and so did that of many software vendors who create solutions that are tailored to meet some of the many things people use xAPI for.

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xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear


We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using xAPI to accomplish. This wasn’t merely a great event. The participants, including the speakers and our partners — this event really couldn’t have come out more epic than it did.

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SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System comparison


This has a really important impact because the software developers can enter this platform to perform quality control of the content packages. Use an ADL-conformant Learning Record Store (LRS)+. You can manage remote classes, webinars or even online company events.

Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive


So many great examples of the Experience API, literally, “in Practice” on display; here is what’s still sticking with us from what we saw at the Hyperdrive event. Our longtime pal Mike Hruska of Problem Solutions talked through a new software development kit (SDK) called Pipeline.

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What You Missed at TRYxAPI – ATD ICE


Riptide Software hosted a fantastic event on Saturday for the launch of TRYxAPI.com. Our discussions featured Trish Uhl , Russell Duhon , Duncan Welder , Phil and Nick Stephenson , Lizelle van den Berg , Ian Gibson , Damon Regan of ADL with participation by many more. The real highlight of the day, though, was the new site put together by Nick and his team at Riptide Software: TRYxAPI.com.

Free e-Learning books


All readers will find job aids, references, examples, and information to significantly reduce the amount of time required to produce online learning events.

xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY


The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. The eLearning Guild is a terrific host and partner in making xAPI Camp available to attendees as a pre-conference event. Riptide Software has been a big supporter of every xAPI Camp with really compelling cases studies and incredible enthusiasm over the mission of getting people into the conversations they need to have around xAPI.

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What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

SCORM is short for ‘Sharable Content Object Reference Model’ and was first created by the US government’s Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) project in 2000 as a de-facto standard for eLearning content. . Tracking learning events Outside an LMS.


Tin Can vs. SCORM: What’s It All About?

KZO Innovations

SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-Learning software products. It tells programmers how to write their code so that it works well with other e-learning software. Tin Can (or the Experience API), the successor to SCORM, is an e-Learning software specification that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a manner that records and tracks all types of learning experiences.


What is xAPI?


The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”. 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.

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What is Tin Can API?


The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”. Over the past three years, the Tin Can API has emerged as the hot new standard for delivering online training.


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


Open source software: Software for which the source code is publicly available for use and development free of charge. Moodle is an example of open source software that’s used widely in specific kinds of eLearning environments, like universities.

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E-learning Uncovered

Truthfully, I didn’t know what to expect from this brand-new event, but I was quite pleasantly surprised. Hype is an HTML5 animation tool I’ve been experimenting with for integration into HTML-publishing software like Lectora, and its output integrates extremely well, even for courses that require 508 compliance. But more intriguing, then they made the materials available for vendors of m-learning software and services to do the same, and she showed some of those approaches.

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Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning


How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates) DigiTale s by Bernajean Porter Storyboard Templates and Resources by MinuteBio Really Fast Storyboarding for E-Learning Projects by Dr. Thomas Welsh ( MSWORD document containing storyboard ) Open Source Software for Storyboarding Celtx is an open source software that you can download and use it for free.

How to Get Insights for All the Learning Happening at Your Organization


The Experience API (xAPI), an open source API in its early stages, promises the ability to track any kind of learning experience [ ADL ]. It allows one piece of software to talk to another software application.

Standard Options Apply


We (as citizens of the world) generally need better responses to the tiny events that color the big picture. The last couple of months, looking at the recent events in the US and around the world, looking at our own work with and in organizations that are dealing with a stagnant economy, looking at ourselves… looking at myself… it’s so desirable to do the easiest or simplest thing in any given scenario.

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


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.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

You have many important decisions that need to be made ranging from issues related to the use of technology to required facilities to instructional design to software development and media production. IT professionals including network engineers, software developers, database engineers and technical support staff. Phase 4: Software Development. Environmental (hardware, software, bandwidth, etc.) Durable –upwardly compatible with new versions of system software.

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. Answer: The original version of Experience API was developed by Rustici Software as part of a research project commissioned by ADL. This project was codenamed ‘Project xAPI’ and Rustici Software submitted the ‘Experience API’ as the result. xAPI is used to track and report on specific events that you choose. ADL LRS.

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Top 10 LMS Forecasts for 2015

eLearning 24-7

Additionally, I assessed the consumer marketplace (which does play a role in any accurate forecast) and re-read various observations I had made over the past year at various shows and events, as well as observations on various items I was seeing across the entire landscape. One of the most interesting items which presents to me an unknown variable is CMI-5, a compliance standard (formally with AICC) now headed up by ADL.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

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. Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010 Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs. Developed by software writer Steve Wilhite in 1987. The extent to which hardware and software elements work together.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Its happened where those interested in adding to a corporate knowledge base, and even bought rapid elearning software, still didnt have the time to create the learning outside of their regular work. This group includes folks from the ADL, IBM, Sun, etc.