eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

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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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KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

xAPI has become the valid standard for tracking all types of learning external to the LMS, yet I still haven’t developed a project, even a portfolio piece, using xAPI. They may be aware of xAPI or cmi5 but are not ready to shift. KEVIN THORN - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

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Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2020

Paradiso

Many companies offer the service of content development but the services are not really that good or are super expensive. SCORM & AICC compliant training courses. G-Cube offers services ranging from custom eLearning, gamified learning or video-based learning.

Here is the List of Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2021

Paradiso

Many companies offer the service of content development but the services are not really that good or are super expensive. SCORM & AICC compliant training courses. G-Cube offers services ranging from custom eLearning, gamified learning or video-based learning.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning Content Development companies for 2018

Paradiso

Many companies offer the service of content development but the services are not really that good or are super expensive. SCORM & AICC compliant training courses. G-Cube offers services ranging from custom eLearning, gamified learning or video-based learning. You can publish SCORM- and xAPI- (Tin Can) compliant courses. If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market.

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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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?

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?

What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?

KnowledgeAnywhere

It’s called xAPI. What is XAPI? xAPI allows for deeper tracking of learning. xAPI also makes it easy for learning and development teams to see self-directed learning in action. The “x” in xAPI stands for experience and represents this software’s ability to capture learning experiences which was not always possible. How is xAPI different from SCORM? What are the benefits of xAPI? How to use xAPI.

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At Your Service

Rustici Software

We’ve launched a new services group. If you’re building an LMS or authoring tool and you need AICC or SCORM or, more recently, xAPI, we have products that can do the heavy lifting. It’s those considerations that brought our services group to life. We work on problems related to the elearning standards, namely, AICC, SCORM, and xAPI. Of course we also think hard about xAPI , the newest in the family of learning standards we closely follow.

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?

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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How to Select the Right eLearning Authoring Tools and Services

Hurix Digital

While there are many tools available, it is advisable to choose one that supports e-learning content standards such as SCORM , AICC and CBT. Additional services, if any. Apart from the basic functionality, enquire if the price includes access to supplementary tools and services such as content libraries and cloud storage. Easy to E xport to an LMS: The authoring tool you choose should be able to export a SCORM or xAPI package into a compliant LMS.

Making Meaning

Experience API

We’ve launched a new services group. . If you’re building an LMS or authoring tool and you need AICC or SCORM or, more recently, xAPI, we have a product that can do the heavy lifting. It’s those considerations that brought our services group to life. We work on problems related to the learning standards AICC, SCORM, and xAPI. In the case of xAPI, the newest of the standards, the off-the-shelf solutions are less mature.

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Different Ways Of Leveraging SCORM Cloud In e-learning

Wizcabin

Although there have been debates on which content standard type is better between xAPI and SCORM , the choice is yours to make. SCORM Cloud, developed by Rustici Software, is a software-as-a-Service SaaS training delivery platform that you can use to hosting online training content. By using SCORM Cloud in e-learning, you can test your course content and ensure that they adhere strictly to your content standards (xAPI, SCORM, or AICC). Image by rawpixel from Pixabay.

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Keeping up with the times: The evolution of Rustici Engine

Rustici Software

as an integratable software solution to help LMSs tackle the challenge of importing, launching and tracking SCORM and AICC content. It was officially released for production use in 2016 to complement xAPI (Experience API) and is still evolving today with cmi5 CATAPULT. Hosted Services.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

By having an agreed upon protocol, things can work together, and others can build value-added services on top of them. Looking for systematicity, the aviation industry created a subcommittee to develop standards for Computer Based Training: the Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC). ADL decided to create a new standard, the Experience API (xAPI; originally known as Tin Can). So, does xAPI replace SCORM? .

Distribute courses to LTI LMSs with Content Controller v2.1

Rustici Software

SCORM 2004, AICC, and xAPI-based “Tin Can” packages, as well as custom content using our Rustici Cross Domain API (we called it SDXD at the time). SCORM 2004, or AICC. If you want to create your content using all the neat features and xAPI-based results tracking available in, say, cmi5, you can still make it available in an LMS that only supports SCORM 1.2. Here at Rustici Software, we work with a lot of different standards.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Content Integration and Interoperability: Learning management systems should support learning content packaged according to interoperable standards such as SCORM, AICC and xAPI (formerly Tin Can). Enterprise LMS: Also known as commercial Learning Management Systems, these are typically easier to use and provide the user with a variety of support services and features. The vendor delivers support services and stores all data in the cloud.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

The Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC) standard is an eLearning protocol. Currently, the AICC format is over 30 years old. A recent survey showed that of 150 corporate LMS users surveyed, 23 per cent still use AICC as their course standard. xAPI / TinCan.

“How can I support eLearning in my HRMS or HRIS Platform?”

Rustici Software

Ideally, our customers would be able to import courses (SCORM, xAPI or other training), employees would access their training assignments directly from our HRMS and admins could run reports to track completions. The good news is that we help to add this type of SCORM, AICC, and xAPI support to many HRMS, HRIS and other HR platforms often. 2004 (2nd, 3rd, and 4th editions), AICC, xAPI and cmi5 and also includes an LRS. Do we need to host this service or do you?

Learning Record Store (LRS) Guide: Basics You Need to Know

KnowledgeAnywhere

An LRS is an integral element in the process flow for utilizing the Experience API (xAPI) standard by ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). The LRS is uniquely designed to help systems store and retrieve xAPI statements and other forms of xAPI metadata from other systems.

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The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

By using APIs, we can rapidly and securely expose services to share and make connections between the systems within the enterprise ecosystem. By leveraging new technology, you can connect information to multiple LMSs, HR systems, and talent management systems using SCORM/AICC and so forth. Why Experience API (xAPI)? My commitment to using a specification like Experience API (xAPI) plays a key role in looking forward—to where we all want to go in education and training.

Why author elearning content to industry standards?

OpenSesame

Each of these platforms are unique, but they are not SCORM, AICC, or xAPI conformant, which means the courses built on these platforms can not be exported for use in another platform or a learning management system (LMS).

Proud of our Talented Learning Award customers

Rustici Software

Our Rustici Engine solution helps eLogic support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS within the LMS and includes support for offline SCORM support in their mobile app. They have integrated with Rustici Engine to support SCORM, AICC and xAPI in their application. Degreed has an integration with the SCORM Cloud API , which enables their customers to include SCORM and xAPI content right along side content from Lynda.com, YouTube, and many other third-party content services.

Cheering for clients named a Top Learning System by Craig Weiss

Rustici Software

Degreed has an integration with SCORM Cloud , which enables their customers to include SCORM and xAPI content right along side content from Lynda.com, YouTube, and many other third-party content services. #13 Blackboard has been a long time SCORM Engine customer, using Engine to handle the details around playing and tracking SCORM, AICC and xAPI content in the Learn application. #9

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Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

They integrate with Rustici Engine to allow clients to import, launch and track SCORM and AICC content, as well as support xAPI. #14 Degreed has an integration with the SCORM Cloud API , which enables their customers to include SCORM and xAPI content right along side content from Lynda.com, YouTube, and many other third-party content services. #11 Unicorn LMS is an award winning, SaaS based learning platform that serves Financial Services and other industries.

27 Best Online Learning Platforms (updated 2022)

learnWorlds

The platform comes as a premium service for LinkedIn users and offers over 16,000 courses in 7 languages and focuses on helping individuals invest in their professional development. Does not support SCORM, TinCan, or AICC. AICC, and Tin Can API.

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. SaaS (software as a service): Software hosted in the cloud by an LMS vendor so that customers don’t need to install the system locally. SLA (Service Level Agreement): Drafted by an organization and LMS provider to record expectations about the service to be delivered.

Learning Management Software Spring 2020 Release

Meridian

The Meridian LMS Spring release also delivers: • Redesigned course landing pages (AICC, Surveys, Documents, Tests, and Certifications) • A new SCORM player, for optional inline play with fewer clicks • Comprehensive certification history and new certification management workflows • Additional xAPI statement generation so progress and registration events can be recorded in Meridian LRS or forwarded to other analytics platforms.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

Each of these platforms are unique, but they are not SCORM, AICC or xAPI conformant, which means the courses built on these platforms can not be exported for use in another platform or Learning Management System (LMS). . SCORM and other industry standards like AICC and xAPI enable online learning content and learning management systems the ability to communicate with each other.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

ProProfs

Cognitive Services. xAPI publishing. Look for an authoring tool with exemplary service. P roduct/service training. These stakeholders become aware of products and services through standard training and develop healthy relationships with an organization.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

The CMI5 is a profile for blending the xAPI specification with the learning management system. It involves a set of rules for xAPI which narrow the ‘umbrella’ or extensive specification to enhance its adoption rate in the industry.

The Importance of eLearning Style Guides

Association eLearning

They don’t use SCORM or xAPI or have audio narration. SCORM 2004, xAPI, AICC, etc. Nomenclature considerations – the proper names of the organization’s most popular products and services, what to call someone who uses or buys those offerings, a glossary of commonly used industry terms and acronyms, etc. Once upon a time not so very long ago, an organization rolled out their latest style guide.

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Hurrah for client winners of John Leh’s Best of the Best

Rustici Software

eLogic uses SCORM Engine to support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS. Litmos was an early adopter of xAPI and is a leading SaaS based LMS. NetExam’s SaaS based platform integrates SCORM Engine to support of all standards based eLearning content, including xAPI. A long time SCORM Engine customer, Blackboard ‘s Learn application uses Engine to handle the fine details around playing and tracking SCORM, AICC and xAPI content. #3

Technology Considerations When Building E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

If so, it needs to be published for a learning management system (LMS) using one of the standard tracking options: SCORM, AICC, or xAPI. This is not possible with those web site services like Wix and Squarespace. “Where do I put my e-learning courses?”

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

Supports a wide range of formats, including SCORM, AICC, HTML5, xAPI (TinCan), Windows, and Mac OS. Supports various eLearning formats, including AICC, SCORM, and xAPI. Supports various formats including HTML5, xAPI, SCORM, AICC, Windows, and Mac OS.

12 Best Learning Content Management System Software for Enterprise Companies

Zunos

Anyone who wants to create a new training has to know how to use three tools and transfer information between them in the appropriate format like SCORM or xAPI. Supports SCORM and xAPI imports so you can easily bring over your current trainings.

How to Start an Online Education and Training Business?

Instancy

Research to learn about the services competitors offer and their rates. Look for any gaps in products or services as those gaps may be an area where you will stand out. . Decide how you are going to provide your services . eLearning standards (SCORM, AICC, xAPI) support.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

learnWorlds

AICC and Tin Can API. Section 508, and xAPI/Tin Can API. Pros: Compatible with SCORM and AICC. Compatible with SCORM and xAPI/Tin Can API. Compatible with SCORM, AICC, IMS LTI, and xAPI/Tin Can API. Its consultation services may come with an additional fee.