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What is the plan for DISC, xAPI, and ADL?

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Towards the end of last year, our big announcement was the formation of the not-for-profit Consortium formed to handle the governance and address the evolution of xAPI with/for ADL. xAPI, being open-source and licensed as Apache 2.0, doesn’t require ADL’s permission for us to do this. We’ve worked out the details of what we’re going to take on with ADL so the connections between DISC and ADL can be very explicit, very concrete and very visible.

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xAPI Communities of Practice

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Last year, ADL began organizing Communities of Practice around the design considerations and implementation of xAPI in different contexts. Yesterday, Ben Betts announced his leadership of a Badges Community of Practice , and I was both surprised and elated to see all the different groups coordinating with ADL. Click here to learn about ADL’s Communities of Practice for xAPI. Community Experience API / "Tin Can" Open Source

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

Whether you currently teach online or you are thinking about doing it in the future, we are here to help you sort through this process and we hope that this handbook might help you along the way. That's a terrific list; enormously helpful.

What You Missed at TRYxAPI – ATD ICE

MakingBetter

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. Community Experience API / "Tin Can" Open SourceRiptide Software hosted a fantastic event on Saturday for the launch of TRYxAPI.com.

TinCan Demystified

eFront

The standard is developed by the company RUSTICI but ADL is still the steward of the specification, just like SCORM. This openness is very important and in our point of view, the biggest benefit that TinCan brings to the world. In reality, the new API offers little real help on this front. Unfortunately, TinCan does not help towards this standardization. eLearning Learning Open Source SCORM standards tin-can tincan

MIKE RUSTICI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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. The ADL vision is actually looking this far out in the future.

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With Gratitude…

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These are measureable outcomes of an open source community that has been lovingly and painstakingly attended by the US Department of Defense and its particular initiative, Advanced Distributed Learning. This is why open source was so crucial a path for xAPI.

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Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". I hope that this helps.

July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

This post talks about the three important things from the 2 nd part of the mLearnCon workshop – Planning Framework, When To Use Mobile Learning and ADL Mobile Learning. Future Of Flash Is Open Source. Know more about Adobe’s various open source initiatives here.

Two Years of xAPI

MakingBetter

The post written for ADL was pretty matter-of-fact. Riptide Software is launching a new website linking success stories with xAPI (case studies) with open source tools that can help practitioners replicate those success stories in their companies.

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Elearning applications

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year!

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

MakingBetter

The tl;dr : Like hardware, w hen it comes to data, if you can’t open it, you don’t own it. If you can’t open it, you don’t own it. There’s a group hosted by ADL that is working towards this.

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e-Learning Glossaries

eFront

In the glossary you will find a collection of terms and their definitions to help you "speak" e-learning. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): HUGE Conferences List - Game Focus - Help Needed!

Mark Oehlert

» May 27, 2008 HUGE Conferences List - Game Focus - Help Needed! May 27, 2008 in Conference News | Permalink Technorati Tags : conferences TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference HUGE Conferences List - Game Focus - Help Needed! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com) | Main | Innovations and Cooking and Hi Again!

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

Aaron, can you tell me a little bit about your background and how you became involved with ADL? Two months after my layoff, a company called CTC recruited me to work for ADL. My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems.

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From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

eFront

Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

For more info and additional options on this tool check: [link] 3) You can integrate eFront with Facebook, Wordpress, Joomla, LDAP or Amember Either through our Social layer, or through the help of our users community, eFront can be integrated with a variety of other systems.

Interview on lms-selection.com

eFront

At mid 2007 we decided that it was time to open eFronts source and let other people contribute to the system - this strategic shift helped us improve the quality of the product and make it known to the learning community. Why did you decide to move to an open source model?

Guardian of the Coast

CLO Magazine

The videos have to meet the broad criteria of being helpful and relevant to the job, and they can’t give away any military secrets. “We’ve The open-source platform lets users define their learning experiences in simple language (i.e., “I

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

LearnUpon

Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment): Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

I’m a recent convert, perhaps on the path to open source evangelism.) Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Moodle and other open source products have huge communities behind them. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. That means there’s no 800 number or help desk you can call. But the beauty of open source is you can customize it.

Phew! Reflecting on #ASTD10

Learning Visions

Companies want the flexibility and freedom of an open source model. But did you know there is actually a Mr. SCORM and that he is the fabulous Aaron Silvers of ADL ? Josh has a great vision of helping groups put out user generated content in an easily accessible way.

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The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

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Update 11/24/2010: suggested by alearning ) Pinched Head Blog by Rick Maranta & Nancy Woinoski In this blog, you will find short articles and tutorials that will help you understand a little more about the world of eLearning. Update 11/23/2010: suggested by Nancy Woinoski ) Rapid e-Learning Blog by Tom Kuhlmann The Rapid E-Learning Blog shares practical tips and tricks to help you become a rapid e-learning pro.

Standard Options Apply

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I want to encourage it by keeping it as open as we can AND by making it possible for the best approaches, not just the best spin, to find adoption. We can take this open specification and transform it into an international standard that will catalyze data interoperability across systems. there are as many (or more) open source LRS options as there are commercial options.

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

Experience API

Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. Open Source LRS. Is there an open source LRS? Answer: There’s four different Open Source LRSs that I’m aware of: Learning Locker , ADL LRS , lxHive and TinMan. If you’re looking to get started with xAPI on a limited budget or want to do a lot of development yourself, an Open Source LRS is a good option.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning).

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. Joel Harband wrote most of this post and I worked with him on the focus, the content and a little bit of editing - actually I couldn’t help myself and I edited this a lot. Topic: The Ideals and Reality of Participating in a Massive Open Online Course. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Federal Government Distributed Learning Association (FGDLA)

Mark Oehlert

of Homeland Security and continuing to do his ADL work there. If you do business in this sector, as a fed or a vendor, please join the network and help further the discussions - I am leading one on game&simulations and kicked that one off here. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007 | Main | Tom and I disagree and then I kinda support his argument?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I think we need to be careful that we dont become elitists, thinking that as trained ID, we are the only source for sound instruction. Overall, I think the field is wide open for a bit of everything. Im not being a purist here; often its helpful to provide practice in using the job aid.