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

Origin Learning

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. xAPI or Experience API is the outcome of Project TinCan that started in 2010. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. Why xAPI Matters?

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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.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Then came Experience API (xAPI) and CMI5. It would have to be installed on the mobile device but would allow for offline work. Using xAPI for mobile learning gives you some options. Since with xAPI we would not be tied to just “Bill passed this course and got 85%” it opens us up to the full spectrum. If by app, you build the xAPI hooks into it. That would provide the ability to keep records offline if necessary and sync when possible.

How xAPI is Re-Shaping Modern Workplace Learning?

Origin Learning

xAPI or Experience API is the outcome of Project TinCan that started in 2010. It was originally a research project that was awarded to Rustici Software by ADL. xAPI’s remarkable growth and evolution as an eLearning specification is truly heralding a transformation in the way eLearning is being created and deployed globally. A Quick Introduction to xAPI. xAPI is transforming the way eLearning is being designed and deployed at the modern workplace Click To Tweet.

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The What, How and Why of xAPI in Corporate Learning

WhatFix

who serves as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, aptly put it ‘xAPI helps us put the puzzle together’. But What is xAPI Really? To truly understand Experience API or xAPI, we need to first talk of Shareable Content Object Reference Model(SCORM) – the popular protocol that allows learning systems to speak with each other. So, in 2013, the developers of SCORM released xAPI (also known as Tin Can). How Does xAPI Work?

What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

Here we will take a look at AICC, SCORM, and XAPI (Tin Can), define what each one is and see when each might be an ideal solution for your business. XAPI – TIN CAN . XAPI Pros. XAPI Cons. When to use XAPI.

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

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

What is xAPI? Unlike SCORM, xAPI isn’t limited to learning management systems. 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. Differences between SCORM and xAPI. Offline activity tracking. xAPI far out-performs SCORM and is more likely to be future proof as you expand on your training and build your platform.

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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SCORM vs. Tin Can (xAPI): which is right for your LMS?

Academy of Mine

then SCORM 2004, and then the Developer saw that those were all good and said: “Let there be Tin Can (xAPI or Experience API)!”. SCORM vs. Tin Can (xAPI). Offline learning. FUN FACT: The first SCORM content standard version was developed in the 1990s by the Office of the United States Secretary of Defense via the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative to increase educational opportunities between branches of the U.S. The Developer.

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

Here is a quick re-cap on this learning standard, before we take a closer look at some of the use cases: Experience API is a new (and evolving) e-learning specification that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of learning experiences a person goes through (both online and offline). 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.

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. xAPI began as “ Project Tin Can ,” an initiative led by ADL, the keepers of SCORM. Share on facebook. Facebook.

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TIN CAN API & THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

Here is a quick re-cap on this learning standard, before we take a closer look at some of the use cases: Experience API is a new (and evolving) e-learning specification that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of learning experiences a person goes through (both online and offline). 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.

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. xAPI began as “ Project Tin Can ,” an initiative led by ADL, the keepers of SCORM. Share on facebook. Facebook.

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

ProProfs

It can help you track, store, and communicate learning experiences, both offline and online, in the form of statements. Watch This Video To Know What is xAPI or Tin Can API | Features & Benefits Explained. It is a technology specification or standard that enables you to track learning activities, both online and offline, from different platforms in the form of learning experiences. Tin Can, Experience API, & xAPI: Are They Same or Different? xAPI vs SCORM.

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.

Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

This post is for vendors, developers and implementers of the Experience API and for anyone who may one day create something with xAPI. The choices made soon will ultimately impact what you will be able to do with xAPI 3, 5 and 20 years from now. This has me reflecting deeply about what kind of future with xAPI we need to enable. However, we have to also be mindful of the billions of dollars to be invested in xAPI going forward. xAPI is about data interoperability.

Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Here’s the case for making the change to xAPI, LRS and cm15. SCORM won the hearts of L&D folk everywhere, when it was invented by the ADL in 2000. This can track and capture our online and offline activities. It describes how xAPI tracks learners’ experiences whenever or wherever they happen. Benefits of xAPI. Where SCORM was limited to monitoring learner progression and completion of formal training, xAPI can track just about any kind of learner activity.

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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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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. xAPI (Tin Can).

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. As a result, Tin Can delivers a far more detailed view of learner progress, within and beyond traditional learning environments, both online and offline. Over the past three years, the Tin Can API has emerged as the hot new standard for delivering online training.

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BLOG: Tin Can & Creating A Continuous Improvement Culture

Unicorn Training

Aaron Silvers, formally of ADL – the organisation responsible for SCORM and now stewards of the Tin Can standard. Next Iteration of SCORM with Aaron Silvers - catch up on where xAPI is now, how we got there, and what's next for xAPI. In the latest part in his blogs from last month's NextGen LMS conference, Unicorn's Stuart Jones asks how do we create a continuous improvement culture?

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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. When creating blended learning, consider how each goal might be best achieved in either an online or offline setting.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. LETSI is a new organization with worldwide sponsorship to whom ADL will be handing over stewardship of SCORM. A Learning Record Store is a data storage system that serves as a repository for learning records necessary for using xAPI statements.