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? xAPI Tools. Can you suggest tools that support or use xAPI?

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LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. Three years ago, this vendor was happy to gobble up even the smallest LMS customers who educated and sold themselves via a free trial. Increasingly, I’ve noticed a trend among rapidly growing SaaS LMS vendors. When I talk with learning technology vendors, I always ask who they see as a competitor. Build course components using SCORM, xAPI, videos, files, HTML, slides. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

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LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Vendors can: Provide an open API library consisting of available scripts that a tech-savvy buyer can use to automate integration with client systems. Provide pre-built connection APIs that can be used to automate many of the integrations outlined in this section. Have a private API library or web services that require the LMS vendor to build and configure the integration. The chart below shows the most popular LMS integrations according to 72 LMS vendors we surveyed.

Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students

Kitaboo

Adobe Captivate Prime: This platform provides full control over the eLearning process from course setup and delivery to tracking learner progress, with features such as Fluidic Player and intuitive dashboard. The Fluidic player can support all types of files, such as PDFs, DOCX, PPTs, videos, SCORM, AICC, and xAPI-compliant packages. It can also be easily integrated with third-party and major web conferencing tools such as Adobe Connect, SkyMeeting, Big Blue Button, and Blue Jeans.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. Somehow I made it through more than 3 years without reviewing Adobe Captivate Prime LMS. Recently, several clients asked me about it by name, so I headed to the Adobe website for a first-hand look. I am already a limited member of the Adobe community — I rely on the Adobe Sign service to digitally sign PDFs and use Adobe Stock for my photos and graphics. Strengths of Adobe Captivate Prime include: Free trial.

The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

SCORM/xAPI (Tin Can). SCORM, xAPI, and LRS. The two most common standards are SCORM and xAPI. xAPI, or the experience API is a relatively new eLearning standard that solves some of the issues of SCORM. Data generated via the xAPI is stored in the following format (called a statement): noun, verb, object. An LRS is a learning record store that receives xAPI learning records from connected systems. Connecting other Business Systems.

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

Although after talking to several vendors, irritation seemed to be a part of their response to me. Estimate 55% e-learning related content, including e-learning vendors and ILT vendors who added a “virtual training” component as part of their offerings. To me, many more LMS vendors than in the past, especially some newbies I’ve never seen attend the show. Expo vendor pick up in terms of leads and traffic. The same for vendors as well.

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

eLearning 24-7

Adobe Captivate Prime brings forth a modern UI, along with a simple UX (user experience), but along the way misses the boat on several items that leaves one wondering why? FTP overnights for the HRIS system or HR database – Captivate Prime learns it on the first upload (I did not test this – this is according to Adobe). xAPI will be arriving in Q4 2015. Adobe asked me not to publish their pricing, since in some areas it can be negotiated.