Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive

MakingBetter

It was an incredibly exciting week to see the incredible gains and growth the xAPI community has had in the last year. Megan & I spent the bulk of our time helping the eLearning Guild with the xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI in Practice track. In this case, xAPI is used with Articulate products to create job aids that track interactions while relief workers — in this case, research interviewers — are out in the field.

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 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. I worked with ADL from 2003-2006 and participated in the Technical Working Group afterwards. Last heard ADL calls this new standard the Experience API? (on

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Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?

MakingBetter

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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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. xAPI is the result of that work. How xAPI works.

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

Experience API

Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? That’s one of the big advantages of xAPI, *anything* can make a statement.

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Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the state of ADL and Rustici Software’s take on it. ADL’s guiding hand. For most of the last 15 years, ADL has been the primary organizing force in the corporate elearning standards space. This force is realized in two ways: ADL funds research of a specific type, with specific organizations, which causes things to happen to the eLearning standards. This money from ADL provided incentive, and ADL’s guidance provided direction.

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SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

eLearningMind

According to the DoD Strategic Plan for ADL Initiative created in 1999, the DoD’s vision was to. DoD Strategic Plan for ADL Initiative, 1999, p. Many have vast asset libraries containing icons, photos and illustrations, character packs, and templates. Share on facebook. Facebook.

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SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

eLearningMind

According to the DoD Strategic Plan for ADL Initiative created in 1999, the DoD’s vision was to. DoD Strategic Plan for ADL Initiative, 1999, p. Many have vast asset libraries containing icons, photos and illustrations, character packs, and templates. Share on facebook. Facebook.

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What’s next? Continued progress on products and upcoming events

Rustici Software

We’ll be rolling out pre-built integrations in popular content libraries , reporting solutions to help you quickly add reports to your applications , and support for new media types that can be imported directly into Rustici Engine. Later this month, we’ll be attending and presenting at ADL’s iFest conference. This year, we’re looking forward to: Presenting on how to identify and design xAPI Profiles to address specific requirements to your organization.

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

LearnUpon

The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model): A set of standards developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) and applied when developing LMS content. Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI.

SCORM 101: The Definitive Guide to Choose a SCORM Compliant LMS

learnWorlds

SCORM was first developed by the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative – ADL, a research group sponsored by the US Department of Defense. ADL recommends using SCORM 2004 3rd edition because it is more widespread compared to other SCORM versions.

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Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM

Paradiso

Tin Can API , also known as Experience API or xAPI, is generally considered to be the successor to SCORM , and expands the ability of the organizations that use it to gather data about the experiences, both offline and online, experiences that are quantifiable, trackable and shareable. 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.

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Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

ProProfs

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. These platforms could be anything from a Learning Management System , websites, blogs, eBooks, YouTube videos, online libraries and so on. This was the year 2010 and ADL was looking for research ideas for the development of the next generation of SCORM.

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. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. This is a “profile” for using the xAPI specification with learning management systems. Content Library.

Beginners guide to Tin Can API

ProProfs

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. These platforms could be anything from a Learning Management System, websites, blogs, eBooks, YouTube videos, online libraries and so on. This was the year 2010 and ADL was looking for research ideas for the development of the next generation of SCORM.

What is Tin Can API?

LearnUpon

Also known as the Experience API (xAPI), Tin Can is often described as the next evolution of SCORM. The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. The kinds of learning it can track are almost infinite, including: reading a webpage, attending an event, borrowing a library book, playing a game, blended learning, and team-based learning. Over the past three years, the Tin Can API has emerged as the hot new standard for delivering online training.

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Top 10 LMS Forecasts for 2015

eLearning 24-7

One of the most interesting items which presents to me an unknown variable is CMI-5, a compliance standard (formally with AICC) now headed up by ADL. Standard adoption takes time (as we can see with xAPI), so if you are concerned or worried about having to go with CMI-5, etc. 1 xAPI. I as many folks constantly referred to xAPI as Tin Can, but recently say in the past month, I found out that Tin Can was a trademarked name by Rustici Software.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

From API to xAPI, the words we use everyday can be complex and confusing. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning): An initiative established by the US Department Of Defense in 1999, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. JavaScript also manages communications between standards like SCORM and xAPI and an LMS.