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). Fast forward 20 years, and we are seeing the beginnings of a sea of change being led by xAPI. xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. Two years later, the xAPI 1.0 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). Fast forward 20 years, and we are seeing the beginnings of a sea of change being led by xAPI. xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. Two years later, the xAPI 1.0 With xAPI, you can track virtually anything.

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What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

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. While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. But what is xAPI? What is xAPI? The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”.

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

Origin Learning

eLearning as a training medium to foster learning at the workplace has been in existence for over two decades now. From early adopters who used archaic systems to set up a lesson that could be shared on one computer with an instructor to guide employees, to modern workplace learning that’s focused on xAPI -enabled mobile learning; eLearning at the workplace has traveled a long way. Why xAPI Matters? Here’s wherein xAPI plays a crucial role.

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Moving and receiving xAPI data in an LRS rich environment

Experience API

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.

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. Centralizing eLearning content across systems. One of the more difficult areas that the DoD and other federal government agencies face is from having a variety of LMSs and training systems to meet the specific needs of each department. We heard from iFest attendees that it can be challenging to manage courses across all the intra-agency systems.

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Make Any HTML File cmi5-Conformant by Sarah Gilbert, Sean Putman and Art Werkenthin

Learning Solutions Magazine

In June, 2016 ADL released cmi5, allowing use of xAPI in the “LMS launches content” scenario. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Systems Training StrategiesIf your content tool does not. support cmi5, can you still benefit?

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LRS Conformance: A Call to Action for Industry and Academia by Nick Washburn

Learning Solutions Magazine

On April 12, ADL released the LRS Conformance Test Suite. Conformance and certification are critical steps in moving xAPI technology into L&D practice. Development Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Systems ManagementToday, most business enterprise functions quantify their very existence with data. Compared to them, the training function is in the Stone Age. For organizations that are not ready, the consequences will be disruptive.

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard.

TIN CAN API & THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” ~ Rustici Software INTRODUCTION. Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard.

Learning Record Store (LRS) Guide: Basics You Need to Know

KnowledgeAnywhere

Enter, a Learning Record Store. In this blog, we’ll go over its’ basic definition, its’ history, pros and cons of an LRS, and how it differentiates from a Learning Management System (LMS). What is a Learning Record Store (LRS)?

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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. What you need is a data-driven learning & development (L&D) process and that’s where Tin Can API steps in. xAPI vs SCORM. Recording offline learning activities.

Slow Cooking – Our First Year of MakingBetter

MakingBetter

Such, we’ve learned, is starting a business helping people, businesses and industries make something better for themselves and each other. When we first launched MakingBetter on January 7, 2014, it was with the intent that we’d mostly focus our efforts on a few small projects and workshops while beginning standardization work on xAPI with IEEE-LTSC. As a consultant I’ve had to budget and manage xAPI projects instead of just evangelizing for them.

SCORM vs. LTI: what’s the difference?

Rustici Software

If you’ve been familiar with Rustici Software for a long time, you’ll know we’ve helped people for a long time with SCORM and xAPI. 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. LTI is focused on connecting learning systems in a standard way. Governance: LTI is created and maintained by IMS; SCORM by ADL.

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Learning Ecosystems: How to add data sources & iterate [Guide]

Watershed

Last week, Tim Dickinson explained how to create a strategy for your modern learning ecosystem. In this instance, a data source is any system that generates or stores data about a learner’s interactions. This includes learning systems, operational systems, and performance-monitoring tools. For example, your learning ecosystem might include: an LMS, a Learning Experience Platform, external content providers, and/or. Learning & Data Ecosystems

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools.

Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. Also known by the name of Experience API, or xAPI, Tin Can is a special program interface with the ability to deliver and truly measure learning experiences beyond what was previously possible. Before Tin Can, SCORM was the leading standard for web-based electronic educational technology (e-learning).

What is Tin Can API?

LearnUpon

Also known as the Experience API (xAPI), Tin Can is often described as the next evolution of SCORM. 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. SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built. Learning Locker.

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Beginners guide to Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. Also known by the name of Experience API, or xAPI, Tin Can is a special program interface with the ability to deliver and truly measure learning experiences beyond what was previously possible. Before Tin Can, SCORM was the leading standard for web-based electronic educational technology (e-learning).

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

Instructional Design the analysis and design of learning activities to meet the learning strategy. Instructor Led Training is the practice of training and providing learning material between an instructor and learners, either individuals or groups. Just In Time Training describes a learning strategy that promotes the efficient use of classroom time and more active learning.

TOPYX LMS Recognized for Tin Can API Adoption

TOPYX LMS

It doesn’t matter if you call it xAPI, Experience API, or Tin Can API – It’s all the same thing. But, I do know that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) software is recognized for implementing the Tin Can API functionality as a part of the low, flat fee (no user or data fee) pricing structure for all of the award-winning features TOPYX offers. Content becomes more useful and learning programs become more efficient.