Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?


Getting Started with xAPI… for Everyone. The information the US Department of Defense (via ADL) has available on the Experience API , and the larger Training & Learning Architecture of which xAPI is a part, broadly paints the picture of the research and development that is being performed now and into the foreseeable future, much of which will find its way to standardization. If you’re not already on the mailing list(s) for xAPI, you should sign up right away.

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Moving and receiving xAPI data in an LRS rich environment

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As you build your xAPI ecosystem, you’ll likely compile a number of LRSs. Developing a strategy for moving and receiving xAPI data between LRSs becomes essential, which is why our CEO TJ outlined tactical steps for doing just that during his recent xAPI Cohort presentation. He’s giving a talk on xAPI at DevLearn this Friday, “ xAPI 201: Move from Experimentation to Mastery.” ” Where does xAPI data come from? Send xAPI data.


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A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership


” Well, my objectives with xAPI were the following: Enable data interoperability across systems. Looking at what Megan and I are implementing with xAPI, I have to call out where, in practice, the tools conforming to the spec aren’t helping with data ownership. There’s a group hosted by ADL that is working towards this. To do this, people are designing patterns of interactions within (and across) content items to be tracked with xAPI.

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What is Cmi5? A new set of rules for xAPI


Initially called Tin Can, a more formal name of xAPI was settled upon. A new set of ‘rules’ for xAPI called cmi5 is set to harness the possibilities of xAPI making it even more impactful. In this post we take a look at a snippet of our new eBook: xAPI and cmi5, Plan now for the future of eLearning. Cmi5 is a “profile” for using the xAPI specification with traditional learning management systems. cmi5 is there to put some of the rules back on top of xAPI.

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In many organizations, the courses are locked behind firewalls or LMSs and the learner has limited access to them.”. As this wonderful year comes to a close, we wish to take a look back at our little journey, which presented us with some great learnings about ‘learning’. We want to stop here for a moment and thank you for all the amazing support and encouragement that you had showered upon us along the way.

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Brignoni’s team also found that many of the relevant online training elements available from other military organizations were inaccessible due to firewall issues. “It xAPI is Changing Everything. The ADL’s goals include identifying relevant industry standards, leveraging tools and content to improve the effectiveness of learning programs, and developing distribution networks to share content across agencies. Gladys Brignoni is not your typical military officer.

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