xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Between November 2014’s xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI track at DevLearn 2014, we hit our stride. We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using xAPI to accomplish. What happened at xAPI Camp Amazon?

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Transitioning from SCORM to xAPI

Web Courseworks

On October 5 th , 2017, the Department of Defense announced that its eLearning curricula would adhere to xAPI standards rather than the more traditional SCORM standards of the eLearning industry. I’m not going to delve deeply into the advantages and disadvantages of xAPI in this blog post.

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Some causes of low xAPI adoption

Course Index

Back in 2015 we published an article on elearningindustry.com about Rustici Software’s Experience API, aka xAPI, aka Tin Can API. So, now it’s nearly 2020 and we can begin to answer the question, to what extent has the global learning community actually adopted xAPI? Technology

Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

Web Courseworks

Mike Rustici , President of Watershed LRS, will be presenting “Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI”on November 28th as part of our Though Leaders Series Webinar! Tell me about the Watershed mission and vision as it relates to xAPI and LRS. .

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Some causes of slow xAPI adoption

Course Index

Back in 2015 we published an article on elearningindustry.com about Rustici Software’s Experience API, aka xAPI, aka Tin Can API. So, now it’s nearly 2020 and we can begin to answer the question, to what extent has the global learning community actually adopted xAPI? Technology

An insider view of xAPI adoption figures from Rustici

Course Index

Just after our recent post about (s)low xAPI adoption in the L&D community, Rustici Software have published some behind-the-scenes figures on xAPI use in their own eLearning content delivery and testing service, SCORM Cloud. xAPI currently accounts for 1.4% Technology

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What is Connections: xAPI?

MakingBetter

UPDATE: Connections: xAPI is cancelled for March 2015. We may well do something like a conference or a “camp” around xAPI and as we get ready, if you’re on our mailing list or contact us , we’ll keep you posted. The full Connections: xAPI site is up! When we’re at a large tradeshow, people often approach us to talk about the applications of xAPI in solving their company’s problems.

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What Does xAPI Adoption Look Like?

ATD Learning Technologies

Many organizations adopting xAPI are doing similar things, even with different tools and different technologies supported. Aaron Silvers describes two popular patterns of how xAPI is being used by developers. Click here to read full version

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 In 2003, the eLearning startup I worked for shuttered its doors as our customers moved to adopt SCORM, and we had no idea how to do that. xAPI has this.

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What Does xAPI Adoption Look Like?

ATD Learning Technologies

Many organizations adopting xAPI are doing similar things, even with different tools and different technologies supported. Aaron Silvers describes two popular patterns of how xAPI is being used by developers. Click here to read full version

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. But what is xAPI? What is xAPI? xAPI is the result of that work. How xAPI works. The benefits of xAPI.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

What is xAPI? According to xAPi.com “The Experience API (or xAPI) is a new specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has (online and offline). 4 reasons to choose xAPI. xAPI vs AICC vs SCORM.

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eLearning: Is it Time to Jump on the xAPI Bandwagon?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      xAPI and the Tin Can Project. Few eLearning developers have ever developed or seen an eLearning project that uses xAPI. However, given the fact that eLearning development tools and learning platforms now support xAPI, it may be the time to jump on the xAPI bandwagon.    What is xAPI? Many people say that xAPI is the next version of SCORM.  Along comes xAPI.  Is xAPI here to stay?

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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.

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5 Real Benefits of Using xAPI

LearnUpon

xAPI was touted as the future of eLearning back in 2013 when it was first introduced (named Tin Can at the time). That hasn’t transpired yet, probably due to the difficulty in explaining its value especially to those not well versed in the technology. xAPI has some awesome benefits that you should know about and avail of. One of the major benefits of xAPI is the lack of disruption its adoption will cause you. xAPI can do everything that your SCORM 1.2

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Package & track elearning: why companies need both AICC & xAPI

Docebo

AICC and xAPI (Experience API, or formerly Tin Can) are among the most important standards: whilst AICC has been around for a while, the xAPI is relatively recent. So why is AICC still important for elearning adopters? From Tin Can to xAPI: a core called LRS.

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Tin Can or xAPI – What Do You Call It?

LearnDash

There are some that call it “Tin Can API” There are some that call it “Experience API” (or xAPI for short). It caused confusion and slowed industry-wide adoption from the get-go. From a technology standpoint, Tin Can API is a winner.

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Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?

MakingBetter

Getting Started with xAPI… for Everyone. That’s pretty darn impressive considering the impact on other programs and agencies in US Government alone, and that it’s seen so much adoption. If you’re not already on the mailing list(s) for xAPI, you should sign up right away.

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Why DoDI 1322.26 is important for the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

The latest DoDI advises all entities within the DoD to procure eLearning technology solutions that are compliant with the SCORM or Experience API (xAPI) specifications. This Instruction replaces the 2006 version of DoDI 1322.26, “Development, Management, and Delivery of Distributed Learning,” which mandated (as opposed to advised) the use of SCORM in all eLearning technology used by the DoD. The 2006 DoDI required any DL technology to be SCORM conformant.

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The Crawl, Walk, Run Methodology for Adopting Learning Analytics and xAPI

Riptide Software

Learning Technology Adaptive Learning learning data learning analyticsMost of the time, complex tasks are best approached in bite-sized pieces. In our 20 plus year history, Riptide Software has developed and delivered complex distributed software, managed implementations, and sustainment of these systems.

xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. They’re looking at xAPI because it provides a way to share data across devices, related to people, in a way other systems can understand. This is exciting stuff for everyone with a hand in making xAPI what it is. Second, an xAPI Camp is happening.

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Podcast Episode 8: The Business Benefits of xAPI – With Mike Rustici

Talented Learning

EPISODE 8 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: The first version of xAPI was released 5 years ago. What is the relationship between xAPI and learning measurement? And what kind of real-world business benefits come from using xAPI? He’s best known as the founder of Rustici Software , where he advanced SCORM market adoption and developed its next-generation standard, the xAPI. SCORM and xAPI are perfect examples. When did xAPI enter the picture?

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Designing a learning technology ecosystem

Elucidat

The global pandemic has seen people rapidly adopting new technologies. Hear how Tracie Cantu, Director of Learning Technology at Wholefoods, is adapting her approach in light of these developments. Be flexible with your learning technologies.

Centralizing content and building xAPI Profiles at iFest

Rustici Software

iFest brings together eLearning experts to showcase projects accomplished during the last year and pushes the group to set forth guidance for the industry about the standards and the technologies we all use. Growth in xAPI adoption.

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IEEE LTSC xAPI TAG A-OK

Experience API

Shelly Blake-Plock announced last night via LinkedIn that he would be leading a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for IEEE LTSC (Learning Technologies Standards Committee). In his own words, Shelly describes the work in this way: Our initial purpose is to create an IEEE technical report as a reference and implementation guide for xAPI 1.0.3. Our start point is the xAPI 1.0.3 We’ll discuss all aspects of xAPI such as xAPI Profiles and the relation of xAPI to SCORM and cmi5.

Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

LearnUpon

Funnily enough, Tin Can (xAPI) , which we’ll examine next, adopts a similar approach to AICC regarding the HACP and, as a result, can track data across domains, or indeed, almost anywhere. eLearning now: Tin Can (xAPI). But why does xAPI’s lack of packaging matter?

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Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

The answer seems at least partially linked to a lack of sophisticated technology. As a McKinsey report says, “The real power comes from adoption…when organizations embed analytics in the operating models…and day-to-day workflows.”

The Crawl, Walk, Run methodology for adopting learning analytics

Matrix

Yet along comes xApi , big data and analytics for learning. If there is a need for it, several systems can be connected to show how the technology can make sense of what seems separate, unrelated online environments.

A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership

MakingBetter

” Well, my objectives with xAPI were the following: Enable data interoperability across systems. Encourage innovation, diversity and economic opportunity within (and outside of) the learning technology community.

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Combining the perks of VR training with xApi

Matrix

If the shift to e-learning has greatly diminished logistic costs, technological developments now require investments in the IT hardware and software in order to keep up with the market. Combining the perks of VR training with xApi for superior results.

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The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

I was so impressed with the technology – and amazed at its availability for free! I predict a similar fate for other emerging technologies, be it Tin Can, augmented reality, responsive e-learning, or whatever else lay on the horizon.

xAPI xAPRIL: Celebrating 5 Years of the Experience API

Watershed

Join us as we celebrate xAPI xAPRIL and recognize five years of the Experience API—including free resources, real-world xAPI case studies, and prizes! You've come a long way, xAPI! we are thrilled with the progress of xAPI. What’s New with xAPI 1.0.3? Using xAPI.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.”

xAPI/TinCan@work – A collaborative exploration by Asiapac organisations facilitated by Learning Cafe

Learning Cafe

TinCan/xAPI the new learning standards that make 70:20:10/ Performance Support/ Personal Learning Records feasible. TinCan or more correctly xAPI (Experience API) has been announced but parts of it is still evolving. The business impact is still nascent as learning technology vendors incorporate xAPI into their platforms. The adoption in real world has a small footprint but growing. Information about xAPI/Tin Can is available at the ADNET web site.

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ELC 017: The Limitless Possibilities of xAPI (Tin Can)

The eLearning Coach

Do you want to spread your wings and take advantage of modern technologies? Experience API or xAPI) and discusses its potential for […] Post from: The eLearning Coach ELC 017: The Limitless Possibilities of xAPI (Tin Can). Check out CONNECTIONS: xAPI in Chicago and London.

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Readiness – Set – Go: Pursuing a Sustainable EPS Strategy

Living in Learning

We should strive to effectively position that EPS adoption is a rapidly approaching future that lies beyond the scope and charter of the traditional L&D training paradigm. 70:20:10 Change Leadership Continuous Learning Data Analytics Discovery & Consulting EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance Support Performer Support Technology xAPI EPS performance support Readniess assessment Vendor evaluation Vendor selection