Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to buy a LMS or an authoring tool and are you wondering what the best option is for tracking the results of your learners? SCORM is a standard in e-Learning that makes it possible to track and trace the results of your learners in a Learning Management system (LMS). A course is SCORM compliant when it meets the requirements of the standard set by the ADL. You upload the SCORM compliant course in your LMS and invite your learners.

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Project Tincan: What should SCORM 2.0 look like?: Participate!

Challenge to Learn

They do a project for the ADL to investigate what the next version of SCORM should look like. SCORM is the standard of the e-Learning industry and now and then we say less nice things about it, but it is our guarantee (most of the times) that content from our authoring systems will actually run in most LMS, and that the learners progress and results are tracked and reported. Today I was interviewed by Ben Clarck from Rustici software.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

With a wider variety of ways we could deliver learning experiences, combined with the desire to support and track performance, things had to change. And more recent LMS’s have the ability to deliver responsive content; that is, content that adjusts to the learner’s system for display. That could lead to some SCORM tracking issues. Another alternative would be performance tracking or real time evaluation tool.

Mike Rustici – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Traditional vendors are largely adopting at the SCORM parity level and using Tin Can as a better way to track formal training programs. I think we mostly know how to track informal learning with Tin Can now, but there is still a long way to go in making useful information out of all that data. Learnnovators: In the middle of the Experience API-enabled world, we see learners excited about having their own personal learning space under their control.

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MIKE RUSTICI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Traditional vendors are largely adopting at the SCORM parity level and using Tin Can as a better way to track formal training programs. I think we mostly know how to track informal learning with Tin Can now, but there is still a long way to go in making useful information out of all that data. Learnnovators: In the middle of the Experience API-enabled world, we see learners excited about having their own personal learning space under their control.

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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. You can of course also track traditional elearning with xAPI.” -@AWerkenthin. StephenPVictor tweeted that “xAPI allows you track a lot more learning activities than SCORM does. DuncanWIV “Being able to track any event, application use, control systems data etc provides new capability for predictive analytics. Organizations want to know if their learners are… well… learning.

Why the Experience API (xAPI) Is Crucial to Your eLearning Success

Trivantis

The Experience API (xAPI) is an updated standard for tracking eLearning; it shows a more complete picture of your learners’ activity than SCORM does. The ADL —or Advanced Distributed Learning—recognized the need for a set of standards to ensure that programmers write code that can play well with other eLearning software. Years later, when SCORM couldn’t do everything needed, the ADL asked Rustici Software to create an updated standard: The Experience API or xAPI.

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Centralizing content and building xAPI Profiles at iFest

Rustici Software

We have been working with government entities since 2005, so it’s no surprise that we were at NTSA’s ADL iFest 2019 conference. While the xAPI standard and other emerging ADL initiatives are actively innovating exciting new standards, the reality is that training managers need tools that can be used to solve problems in the short term. TJ Seabrooks presenting at NTSA’s ADL iFest 2019.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

In the training world, we were introduced to SCORM from an initiative that arose in 1999, led by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. In practical terms, this means it is easier to launch and track content. You can also determine what type of information you can track. With xAPI, you can track virtually anything.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

In the training world, we were introduced to SCORM from an initiative that arose in 1999, led by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. In practical terms, this means it is easier to launch and track content. You can also determine what type of information you can track. With xAPI, you can track virtually anything.

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4 Reasons Tin Can API (xAPI) Is NOT Just a New Version of SCORM

InfoPro Learning

For well over a decade the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM as it’s affectionately known, has been the standard for tracking eLearning. SCORM reports Meta level data about track completion, time, pass/fail, and a single score. ADL provides an overview ( [link]. tracking-analysis/experience-api/. )

What’s the best SCORM compliant LMS to choose in 2020?

Elucidat

You’re ready to get your elearning out to learners. It’s a type of website where elearning modules can be uploaded for learners to access them. If it’s not certified by ADL, which SCORM API elements are supported? ADL is the governing body for SCORM. For an LMS to be SCORM-certified, it needs to have passed ADL’s testing process. Others offer different ways of organizing and presenting your content so you can tailor your course creation to your learners.

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

Origin Learning

SCORM was not enough to track user/learner progress. There was an urgent requirement to devise a standard/solution that would help learning administrators monitor learner progress for learners accessing learning content on mobile devices. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. xAPI ensures that informal learning is tracked.

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How xAPI is Re-Shaping Modern Workplace Learning?

Origin Learning

It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. Traditional learning management systems can only capture details of learner-activities within the LMS when the learner is connected to the system. To summarize, xAPI enables learning administrators to track offline learning or learning that the learner participates in outside the core LMS/learning platform like mobile apps or games.

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Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Rewind briefly to a day in 2010, when the dew was still fresh and early morning sun filled the meeting room at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). With SCORM, when learners enroll in an online course, the state of the enrollment/course is recorded as “not attempted.” At that point, the status changes to “completed” or “passed” or “failed” depending on how learners perform and how the course is configured to report outcomes.

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Building the Next Generation of SCORM

Integrated Learnings

There have been a lot of changes in internet technology over those years, as well as, many changes in how professional learning is administered and tracked. Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) is leading the effort for the next generation of SCORM. The data tracked by existing specifications is not exposed to developers in a standard way and requires LMS expertise to access. Existing SCORM specifications are limited to a single learner mindset. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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Thinking Context in the Design Process

Clark Quinn

I was talking to the ADL Mobile folks about mobile design processes, and as usual I was going on about how mobile is not the sweet spot for courses (augmenting yes, full delivery no). the Red 7 sales demo , warning: large PDF), but it’s a setting in which the decisions are meaningfully embedded (that is, real application of the model and of interest to the learner). For you too, or where am I going off track?

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

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. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard. Most informal learning is happening even while learners are offline (without being connected to the LMS). Occurring even while learners are offline.

How To Choose A SCORM Compliant LMS For Your e-Learning Content

Wizcabin

Apart from that, it also helps to track learners’ performance to know the completion rate of your course content. On the other hand, SCORM certified LMS ensures that a specific product under discussion gets certified by SCORM governing body, ADL. Although they play a similar role in the case of launching and tracking learning experiences, everything else is different. Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay.

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DevLearn Thoughts: Is Game Based Learning Misunderstood?

Bottom-Line Performance

These elements can certainly motivate learners to keep going and make an experience more fun, but they are NOT a game! There’s no way to track learner activity in games, so I can’t use it. If an activity is happening outside of the LMS, learner activity could not be tracked. It’s a new eLearning standard that allows all manner of learning experiences, from the grandiose to the granular, to be tracked and accounted for.

SCORM vs. LTI: what’s the difference?

Rustici Software

To put it simply, the main difference between LTI and SCORM is that LTI is focused on connecting learning systems, whereas SCORM is focused on launching training content and tracking interactions. With LTI, a learner logs into an LMS (what is referred to as an “LTI tool consumer”) and typically selects a resource link to play a course. SCORM is focused on launching training content and tracking interactions. Governance: LTI is created and maintained by IMS; SCORM by ADL.

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SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System comparison

Paradiso

With SCORM Cloud you can perform the following activities: Track usage with built-in reporting tools that help you identify who is taking what courses and dig into question-level course analytics. Test your content to make sure your courses will play as expected by learners. Use an ADL-conformant Learning Record Store (LRS)+. Deliver your training courses directly to learners using links or emails.

Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM

Paradiso

Originally developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), an initiative of the Unite States Department of Defense, SCORM was designed to standardize and modernize their training courses. It is a set of standards and specifications for developing web-based educational technology, standards developed by the ADL which had always to adhere strictly to SCROM’s requirements, these being “accessible, reusable, inoperable, and durable content and systems”.

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#DevLearn retrospective: Start dreaming about the future of eLearning

Challenge to Learn

The guy sitting on the left is Aron Silvers from ADL. They changed the standard from a tracking and tracing system (Scorm) into a learning experience facilitator. It is not about implementing TinCan as an extra publish option; enabling tracking and tracing via a new standard is the easy part. The tracking will change in a feed back mechanism that you can use to offer proper learning experiences, real adaptive learning based on real life outcomes.

Tin Can API: What It Has in Store for Online Learning Environments

ProProfs

In a traditional classroom-based teaching and learning environment, the only time you get to assess the knowledge of each learner is at the end of tests and examinations. This method is not conducive to the holistic development of learners as it doesn’t show the whole picture of the learning activity. It can help you track, store, and communicate learning experiences, both offline and online, in the form of statements. Real world activity tracking.

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SCORM vs. Tin Can xAPI: A simple guide to everything you need to know

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

Since the beginning of learning management systems (LMS), SCORM has been recognised as the industry-standard model for progress tracking in online courses. Experience API, or Tin-can as it was originally known, is a protocol for tracking learning-related activity. It can also integrate with other platforms recording and tracking data from Sales CRMs, offline assessments and CMS, giving you insights into training efficacy and employee performance. Offline activity tracking.

SCORM – Set of Standards that make Courses and LMS Compatible

Paradiso

So, normally it is ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning – a research group) that handles all the aspects related to SCORM. However, it is not mandatory to go through the process via the ADL route only. Organizations are accepting it like never before and using it to deliver content to their learners/users. Because besides imparting learning, you also want to track the progress and performance of the learners. It gives a holistic view of a learner’s progress.

What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. Rustici chose the name project name “Tin Can” to describe the two-way conversations the technology would track as it made it easier for learning systems to communicate with each other. The major difference between xAPI and SCORM content is the type of learning each can track.

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Moving and receiving xAPI data in an LRS rich environment

Experience API

Each of these people have different goals, whether ensuring their data is completely secure or ensuring xAPI courses get into learners hands most efficiently. LMSs: LMSs are used to play and track eLearning content and can often allow users to analyze the data they play. The Brothers Donnelly are using Zapier and Watershed to track Slack conversations and Github commits, which they correlate to learning that happens via SCORM Cloud.

SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api

Paradiso

SCORM compliance lets course authors create dynamic and engaging content which, aside from being able to be played on LMS platforms, gives trainers the chance to track progress. SCORM was originally developed way back in the 90s by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), an initiative of the U.S. SCORM compliance in elearning content means that progress can be tracked and performance measured. Imagine owning lots of DVDs but not having a player capable of playing them.

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TIN CAN API & THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

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. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard. Most informal learning is happening even while learners are offline (without being connected to the LMS). Occurring even while learners are offline. An interesting article on ‘Tracking Software Clicks with Tin Can’.

Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) has the complete specification (all 400+ pages of it) readily available on their site, but I was looking for a quick, “get your hands dirty” explanation that skipped all the mumbo-jumbo and would let me dive in and start trying things out. The SCORM specification, developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL – [link] is a set of rules that learning management systems (LMS) and learning content follow in order to be compatible with each other.

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Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

LearnUpon

On day one of our series, we learned that AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee) can be considered the first eLearning standard, used to track how learners progress through course content. In my opinion, the main benefit is that AICC uses HTTP post requests, *Known as AICC-HACP* , to track data. Like SCORM, the specification is an API and defines a communications protocol for tracking learning-related activity.

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What is SCORM?

Growth Engineering

The Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL) answered the call, and developed the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, more conveniently known as SCORM. The ADL has emerged once more to steward in the new age of eLearning specification. This builds on SCORM and adds more functionality, letting you track mobile learning and learning which takes place outside of the LMS.

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What is Tin Can API?

LearnUpon

While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, Tin Can has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. Rustici chose the name “Tin Can” to describe the two-way conversations the technology would track as it made it easier for learning systems to communicate with each other. The major difference between Tin Can and SCORM content is the type of learning each can track.

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