Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

Bottom-Line Performance

ADL, or Advanced Distributive Learning , is the government agency behind the spec. This works great, because the only learning interactions anyone has ever thought of hinge directly on how learners do on a post-test, right? Experience API brings us a number of improvements to take advantage of in L&D: It can track learner progress without a constant internet connection. It can track learner activity from a variety of informal activities. Tin Can. Experience.

Simple Anatomy of SCORM-based E-Learning

Integrated Learnings

On top of that, I found out about the ADL initiative and the Department of Defense involvement in the specification. This is what the learner sees. This piece contains all the images, audio, video, and text that learners will need to consume. E-Learning development tools like Adobe Captivate, Lectora, or Articulate do all of this for you. By Jonathan Shoaf. I remember the first time I heard the term SCORM.


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eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter


The AICC was dissolved in 2014, and all of its efforts have been transferred to the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) group. In 1997, the DOD established the ADL Initiative to standardize and modernize training. In 2010, the ADL began research into a new eLearning standard that would allow much more flexibility, and it was given the codename Tin Can API.

AICC and SCORM Compliance: The Benefits for Your e-Learning


To solve this problem, in 1999 the government tasked a small research laboratory, ADL, to “develop common specifications and standards for e-learning.” Designing learning content that tracks learner performance. Lectora® Inspire is compliant with SCORM and AICC. Subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog to read all our posts on e-Learning tips and the latest industry trends. The Benefits of Making Your e-Learning AICC and SCORM Compliant .


The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Learning ecosystems are where people and resources are organized to assist learners along their continuum of development and on into the world of performance. Michael’s team has been driving the efforts at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative on the Experience API (xAPI); he researches, strategizes, designs, and makes xAPI solutions and products. How can you help learners feel connected during asynchronous experiences?

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

Art is a member of the ADL CMI-5 committee , and is an expert on both xAPI and CMI-5. Organizations want to know if their learners are… well… learning. briandusablon tweeted “Use xAPI when you want to learn more from the learners than they learn from you. “ Generally speaking, your learners are going to pick up information from non-traditional learning daily. It’s true even when it comes to a learner’s records. Lectora [link].



They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. In the e-learning scenario, Big Data is the data produced by learners interacting with the learning content and collected through Learning Management Systems (LMS), Content Management Systems (CMS) and other media, including social networks via which the learners interact with our learning programs. It is powerful enough to change the learning dynamics of future learners.