What is the plan for DISC, xAPI, and ADL?

MakingBetter

Towards the end of last year, our big announcement was the formation of the not-for-profit Consortium formed to handle the governance and address the evolution of xAPI with/for ADL. doesn’t require ADL’s permission for us to do this. All the same, ADL’s done an amazing job stewarding xAPI through its R&D roots to now and to whatever degree we can work in concert with ADL (and US DoD, by extension) it’s to our collective benefit to do so.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. We did not create this, it is a proof of concept created by Advanced Distributed Learning ( ADL ) and made freely available.

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MIKE RUSTICI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Tin Can will also cause us to think more analytically about our learning programs now that we have more data and visibility into a broader set of learning activities. For instance, as a result of a sales training program, we will capture data from a CRM to see if the training had any affect.

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Mike Rustici – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Tin Can will also cause us to think more analytically about our learning programs now that we have more data and visibility into a broader set of learning activities. Traditional vendors are largely adopting at the SCORM parity level and using Tin Can as a better way to track formal training programs. For instance, as a result of a sales training program, we will capture data from a CRM to see if the training had any affect.

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The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program. An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program. Prepare a business case for the training program.

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman about Learning on Demand: Part One

Kapp Notes

edCetra Training is focused on the design and development of customized e-learning programs, and specializes in single sourcing of content. Project TinCan otherwise known as the ADL ‘Experience API’ is the first standard that allows for this. Out and About programming

With Gratitude…

MakingBetter

xAPI is so successful that it’s actually becoming a challenge for ADL to support it to the scale it now demands. When SCORM was being created, it was an epoch ago for information and instructional technology, and ADL had over 40 engineers they could apply to SCORM alone.

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Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

G-Cube

So, it is crucial for organizations to select the right kind of tool which improves the overall effectiveness of the training program. Suggested Further Reading: Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative by Peter Berking.

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. API’s (that stands for Application Programming Interface ) are not nearly as scary and complicated as they sound. An API is a language two software programs or databases use to talk to each-other.

From BAA to DoDI

Rustici Software

Two years ago we answered a BAA from ADL to conduct research for updating the DoDI 1322.26- “Development, Management, and Delivery of Distributed Learning.”. Spoiler Alert – ADL accepted our proposal and we were awarded a contract to dig further into what an updated Instruction might look like and how it might be implemented. It means a lot to us that the work we did with ADL, PIPS, the DADLAC and others within the community has come to fruition. Acronym Alert!

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Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world. 4) Allow content to use programming languages other than JavaScript.

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eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Trivantis

The aircraft industry has always had a high need for training and certification, and prior to 1988, this led to a variety of incompatible and closed system training programs that had unique hardware and software requirements.

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. You may worry that you need to know programming and how to write xAPI statements, or at least copy code others created, to even begin to achieve the simplest of these things.

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SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System comparison

Paradiso

The quality of the content determines the success of your virtual training programs. Use an ADL-conformant Learning Record Store (LRS)+. Gamification: Gamify your training programs with no problem and great results.

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

Wizcabin

On the other hand, SCORM certified LMS ensures that a specific product under discussion gets certified by SCORM governing body, ADL. The first checklist to choose a SCORM compliant LMS is checking to know if the LMS gets supports from ADL. Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay.

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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. You may worry that you need to know programming and how to write xAPI statements, or at least copy code others created, to even begin to achieve the simplest of these things.

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A SCORM-Certified LMS Helps Companies Score

TOPYX LMS

It was during that year when President Clinton signed an executive order that led to the creation of Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), the initiative that SCORM comes under.

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Anthony Altieri @aa_altieri "Analytics: What You Want to Know" #DevLearn

Learning Visions

So you can track things like which device someone started a program on and if they moved to a tablet and then if they moved back…you can see resolution and pixel depth. xAPI can be more powerful that GA, but it requires more coding and work Interesting fact: He's wearing a wearable LRS: using ADL's LRS and beacon software. These are my live blogged notes from the opening session at this year's DevLearn, hosted by the eLearning Guild and happening in Las Vegas.

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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative of the Department of Defense finally had enough. The ADL provided compliance testing, so that content and systems could be validated for interoperability.

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

ProProfs

It was done as a part of a research project commissioned by The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative. Later on, it was officially renamed as “ xAPI ” or “ Experience API ” by ADL. Read More:- How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program.

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

Origin Learning

Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements? Have you wondered how all eLearning programs follow a specific structure and adhere to standards despite being unique learning elements?

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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.

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Stats Show Mobile Learning Gaining Ground

Training Industry

Another study conducted by Training Industry, shows that more than 30 percent of sales organizations incorporate mobile learning into their programs and an additional 35 percent plan on incorporating the technology into their programs in the near future. The following article is an excellent resource for those looking at mobile learning: Mobile Learning Handbook This ADL Mobile Learning Handbook is a compilation of mobile learning resources.

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Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive

MakingBetter

Speaking of events, ADL has a PlugFest happening in December in Orlando. Still emanating from DevLearn two weeks ago, the buzz about the Experience API is resonating. It was an incredibly exciting week to see the incredible gains and growth the xAPI community has had in the last year.

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Building the Next Generation of SCORM

Integrated Learnings

Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) is leading the effort for the next generation of SCORM. New programming standards have emerged that allow more flexibility in how SCORM can be implemented. by Jonathan Shoaf. Last Thursday was the kick off of project Tin Can. While project Tin Can has been championed by Rustici software for years now, it is speeding up activity to produce a 1.0 version of the Tin Can API (planned for June of this year).

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Guardian of the Coast

CLO Magazine

At the time, the Coast Guard was looking for ways to improve and centralize its workforce development programs to ensure “readiness” among all staff, said Rear Adm. That drove her team to revamp the training program for ship inspectors and environmental protection agents.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

Users do not need to perform any programming tasks, but rather going through a graphical user interface to generate the learning object. Creating simulations requires experience of the Java programming language to create a numerical model of the system/concept being simulated.

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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The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Distance education programs did get their start relying on mail correspondence and still do today, for example, in rural Alaska and Australia. This valuable business data can be harnessed to reach mobile learners and increase business training and academic programs.

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.

SCORM vs Tin Can API: The difference between compact discs and iTunes

ProProfs

Tin Can API and SCORM are both eLearning standards, which help companies to measure the impact of their training programs. 2012: Tin Can API – ADL and Rustici Software release version.9

Why You Don’t Need a SCORM Compliant Learning Management System

Continu

When ADL created SCORM trainers weren’t thinking about these things yet. If you’re hoping to buy a program and start creating immediately, you have a surprise coming. Even ADL, the company that created SCORM, has moved onto a different model.

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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.

Singapore Learning Symposium Resources #SLS2013

Kapp Notes

Information about the MIT-GAMBIT Game Lab program, which has ended, can be found here. Then we discussed knowledge transfer and references a paper by ADL titled Transfer of Training from Simulations in Civilian and Military Workforces: Perspectives from the Current Body of Literature.

Elearning applications

eFront

App Inventor - (mLearning) App Inventor for Android allows people with minimal programming experience to create simple, personal apps for Android devices.