eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status.   In the 1960s, Dr. Bruce Tuckman proposed a team development model that lends some structure to the conversation about xAPI.   In the early Forming and Storming days of xAPI, there were no off-the-shelf tools that supported it.

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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. AICC and SCORM – The Core Standards of eLearning. AICC stands for Aviation Industry CBT (Computer-Based Training) Committee. AICC and SCORM each came with their own set of limitations.

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Courseware LMSs – Good or bad for the industry?

eLearning 24-7

The Courseware LMS Approach – Early days and today. When courseware LMSs first started showing up back in the day, it was just about the courses. . First off, there are vendors out there who pitch they are an LMS when in reality they are a courseware provider that has some type of learning platform. Secondly, there are courseware providers who are all about the courses. In other words, a courseware LMS with micro courses as the primary.

LTDX Q&As: Fitting standards in a learning ecosystem

Rustici Software

In a flexible learning ecosystem, what is the relationship between xAPI and SSO? xAPI is the standard used to track and capture activity from the systems users are accessing. Related to xAPI, SSO is going to play the role of identifying the learner or “Actor” in the xAPI statement.

Your First xAPI Project: Go Big or Go Small

ATD Learning Technologies

At the ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition , you’ll see more xAPI (Experience API) in action than ever before: more sessions, more vendors, and more real working examples that take you beyond the confines of simple SCORM e-learning tracking. xAPI is an open specification for storing and retrieving records about learners and sharing that data across platforms. This has made many learning professionals eager to get started with xAPI. Sick of SCORM yet?

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Your First xAPI Project: Go Big or Go Small

ATD Learning Technologies

At the ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition , you’ll see more xAPI (Experience API) in action than ever before: more sessions, more vendors, and more real working examples that take you beyond the confines of simple SCORM e-learning tracking. xAPI is an open specification for storing and retrieving records about learners and sharing that data across platforms. This has made many learning professionals eager to get started with xAPI. Sick of SCORM yet?

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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

Looking for systematicity, the aviation industry created a subcommittee to develop standards for Computer Based Training: the Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC). They wanted a standard, took a plausible set of standards from the work, and called it the Standard Courseware Object Reference Model (SCORM). ADL decided to create a new standard, the Experience API (xAPI; originally known as Tin Can). So, does xAPI replace SCORM? .

Janhavi Padture – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Janhavi has spoken at various industry conferences (including AICC, ASTD, eLearning Guild) and local groups on topics pertaining to online learning. Learnnovators: Learning today happens across multiple devices, and there are many challenges that courseware developers face (such as device-relevant interaction models). Support tracking standards like SCORM, AICC, etc. ABOUT JANHAVI PADTURE (V.P.,

JANHAVI PADTURE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Janhavi has spoken at various industry conferences (including AICC, ASTD, eLearning Guild) and local groups on topics pertaining to online learning. Learnnovators: Learning today happens across multiple devices, and there are many challenges that courseware developers face (such as device-relevant interaction models). Support tracking standards like SCORM, AICC, etc. ABOUT JANHAVI PADTURE (V.P.,

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

A top-level LMS comes with a free library of reputable, thoughtful, expertly-designed courseware. The Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC) standard is an eLearning protocol. Currently, the AICC format is over 30 years old. xAPI / TinCan.

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Extending your learning network: What you need to know

Rustici Software

How will users access your courseware? Your courses should support the eLearning standards like SCORM, AICC or xAPI. Last week I had the opportunity to participate in the Learning Collective web series headed up by our friends at RISC.

eLearning Content Distribution Made Easier

JCA Solutions

Questions Regarding eLearning Content Distribution Is it SCORM/AICC? They think that buying “standards compliant” courseware means that it will work like we all want it to. eLearning Content Distribution made easier, right when we need it most.

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. Responsive design is essential for software and courseware intended for use on mobile devices. Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI. Popular eLearning content standards include AICC, SCORM and xAPI.

Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

Kris Castiaux, a Senior Instructional Designer on ePath Learning’s Pro Services team , has over 20 years of experience building engaging and effective custom courseware solutions. . The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

With every version, Adobe makes improvements and also has some neat additions to the tool which make it easier to develop e-learning courseware. HTML5, SWF (Flash), iOS and Android devices, also the leading Tin Can-(xAPI), SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs are the formats supported by Captivate. Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now.

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. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. The first official eLearning content standard, AICC was developed by the Aviation Industry CBT Committee in 1993 as a CD-ROM based standard. A predecessor to SCORM, AICC was difficult to work with and many steps were required to get content in the format running in a learning management system (LMS). xAPI (Tin Can).

An Overview of What’s New in Lectora Inspire – PART 1

CommLab India

The tool can be used by folks with intermediate computer skills (even non-programmers) to create engaging and interactive e-learning courseware. Support for SCORM, AICC, and Tin Can API. Publishing SCORM- and AICC-compliant courses is now easy with Lectora. Select the AICC/SCORM/xAPI for LMS/LRS option in the design tab, enable it, and you’re good to go.

The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part II

ATD Learning Technologies

Reporting standards like SCORM and AICC hold information about a specific learning session in the browser. At Riptide, we employ a three-tier caching strategy for our BYOD courseware. In fact, Riptide is working with a growing list of proprietary LMSs on backward-compatible (SCORM/AICC) integrations. In short, the entire industry needs something like xAPI if we are going to progress into adaptive learning, competency-based learning, and so forth.

Lectora Basics: How to Use the Variable Manager

Trivantis

If your Title Type is set to AICC/SCORM/xAPI for LMS/LRS, the variables required to communicate data via those platforms are also included in the Reserved list. The names of these variables begin with either AICC or CMI. Wendy is a visual designer and computer programmer with extensive experience developing software, courseware, web sites, games, and multimedia.