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! As part of his presentation, he will be talking about the evolution of xAPI and its adoption in new technology, as well as how xAPI has fueled learning analytics in large enterprise deployments, and the necessity of scale-able learning.

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Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

The analytics process was usually ad-hoc and reactive. It’s also about identifying relevant, useful data and applying it consistently to improve business practices and results, over time. Learning Analytics: Top of The “Hot” Trend List.

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How xAPI Benefits the Learner

eLearning Brothers

xAPI has been a buzzword among eLearning professionals for a while, and rightly so. The data xAPI provides can be very gratifying for an instructional designer, and allows us to help our learner even more. With xAPI we can get better data to help us look at the results and the outward impact of what we’re doing, not just what learning modules were looked at. xAPI—a catalyst. Let us show you how xAPI can transform your learning.

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The Top 5 Learning Analytics

Your Training Edge

Learning analytics is everywhere nowadays. Learning analytics is a huge area in which there are diverse tools, accomplishing diverse tasks. They are often considered as the learning analytics solutions. Learning analytics is an application of data gathering, analysis, measurement and reporting to L&D professionals and trainers with an aim to improve and optimize the learning experience and atmosphere for the learners. Why Learning Analytics? YET Analytics.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business. learning on business outcomes. true business impact.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Anthony is an independent xAPI evangelist and Instructional Developer for the Internet of Things. If you’re an elearning professional, you’ve probably seen or heard the term xAPI countless times. But are you still fuzzy about where SCORM ends and xAPI begins? 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.

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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? Today I explore these questions with one of the world’s leading experts in learning analytics, Mike Rustici. KEY TAKEAWAYS: For extended enterprise professionals, measuring the business impact of learning programs is essential.

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Human Capital Analytics — Now

eLearning Brothers

Human capital powers activity in commercial business and in government. The result is a new specification called the Experience API (xAPI) that enables interoperability to overcome the barriers between people, activity, and systems. Moreover, xAPI will allow systems to work in concert to support employee movement along the continuum from learning to performance and to build higher levels of accomplishment. ASTD Magazine on xAPI. Training Magazine on xAPI.

Understanding impact: Getting started with learning analytics

Learning Pool

Learning analytics today is about much more than tracking course completion rates. For the data-savvy learning professional, it has become a tool used to create and optimize learning experiences that have a tangible impact on business objectives. Getting started with learning analytics.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

Today we’re talking about the brave new world of learning analytics with Tamer Ali , Co-Founder and Director of Authentic Learning Labs. He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Effective analytics is more than just data reporting. Business intelligence tools are not new. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics?

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 I worked with business analysts, IT and communications teams on governance for these new technologies. The name “Tin Can API” stuck around once ADL advocated to use the prototype produced out of “Project Tin Can” as the basis for the Experience API (“xAPI”). ADL, IEEE and many people and businesses talking about this technology call it xAPI.

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Learning analytics examples: 5 case studies of data insights in action

Learning Pool

The Experience API (xAPI for short) is far more than just an update to SCORM, the popular standard for tracking data from a learning management system. xAPI opens up a whole new world of possibilities for learning analytics. Learning analytics examples.

6 Brilliant Reasons To Adopt An xAPI-Enabled LMS

ProProfs

Now xAPI (Experience API), also known as Tin Can API, found its way into this list. Considering the significant benefits it offers, there is no surprise why everyone is going gaga over how xAPI can impact the online training landscape. Linking learning outcomes to business objectives.

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5 More Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

If your responsibilities include onboarding team members, developing learning curriculums, delivering training programs, or evaluating the performance of your organization, at some point this year someone likely asked if you had looked into xAPI. ” Either way, someone probably jumped into a technical explanation about how xAPI is a magical data interoperability standard that is going to solve all of your training tracking and performance measurement challenges.

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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. xAPI or Experience API is the outcome of Project TinCan that started in 2010. xAPI or Experience API is the outcome of Project TinCan that started in 2010. Why xAPI Matters?

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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). So, as it is still critical, let’s do a quick primer on xAPI. 4 reasons to choose xAPI. With xAPI in online training, you can track any learning interventions happening in your online training environment. Analytics.

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Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

Daniel is an author, speaker, blogger and educator who works with leading technology brands to help businesses around the world embrace the benefits of digital transformation. Business Data: Blessing and Curse. For business, data is the lifeblood of digital transformation. There are multiple reasons why your business should create a data purge strategy. Long story short: storage vendors are running a business, just like you do.

Learning Measurement: Top Tips From Industry Experts

Talented Learning

It’s exciting to watch learning measurement come full-circle, as it pulls training into the world of modern data analytics.

Defining the problem: The first step to successful learning analytics

Learning Pool

Having supported many organizations in getting to grips with learning analytics, I find myself asking “how did you get here?” Solution: xAPI is great for this. Problem: I need to prove what the impact of my training is on other areas of the business.

Understanding Impact MOOC For xAPI Beginners: Making Sense Of Week 1

HT2 Labs

Monday 11th June marked the launch of HT2 Labs ‘Understanding Impact: The Final xAPI Frontier’ MOOC., With Week 1 in the bag, we’ll be spending the next 3 weeks discussing the practical side to proving impact with xAPI; to help you apply it to your learning strategies and demonstrate how xAPI will help you create, measure and prove business impact by providing better insights into your learning and performance data. Data & Analytics xAPI

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5 Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

Essentially, xAPI (Experience API) is typically viewed by learning and development (L&D) professionals as a tool to help with: tracking learning where learners go, not just in the LMS. These are all great reasons to use xAPI, but they don’t always resonate with key stakeholders in other parts of the business. In order to gain traction in the larger organization, L&D professionals need to answer the question of “Why xAPI?”

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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). 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 xAPI, the new kid on the block, is based on newer, more reliable technology. xAPI may not have swept across eLearning as expected.

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5 Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

Essentially, xAPI (Experience API) is typically viewed by learning and development (L&D) professionals as a tool to help with: tracking learning where learners go, not just in the LMS. These are all great reasons to use xAPI, but they don’t always resonate with key stakeholders in other parts of the business. In order to gain traction in the larger organization, L&D professionals need to answer the question of “Why xAPI?”

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Yet Analytics Awarded Contract to Bring Learning Experience Technology to Air Force

Yet Analytics

We are excited to have the opportunity to work closely with the community at Joint Base Andrews,” said Yet Analytics CEO, Shelly Blake-Plock. Yet Analytics’ software platform is built on xAPI — a data technology developed by the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative at the U.S.

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Learning Analytics: Advanced Evaluation Complexity

Watershed

We see this in our Learning Analytics Research Study data , where there isn’t one analysis type that has significantly more report views than the rest. Our Learning Analytics Research Study data shows there isn’t one analysis type that has significantly more report views than the rest when it comes to Advanced Evaluation. The following example shows drop off analysis for an xAPI-tracked game we hosted during a conference. Learning Analytics

Here’s the latest thinking on measurement, analytics and reporting

CLO Magazine

Analytics and the Use of Microdata. As organizations gather and store more data at an employee level, analytics can be used to identify relationships among different measures. Another activity at this level of maturity is the higher-level analytics discussed earlier.

Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin? There are two places to look for your first data analytics project. Do you already have tools in your ecosystem that are experience API, or xAPI conformant? Those are easy places to start using analytics. Some of the greatest value in learning analytics comes from incorporating data into your daily routine. Below are four levels of analytics complexity.

What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?

KnowledgeAnywhere

Now there’s a way businesses can track as much as 100% of learning experiences. 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. What are the benefits of xAPI?

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Learning Analytics: Complexities & Analysis Types

Watershed

The last few posts in our Learning Analytics Research series have looked at the three categories of learning analytics (i.e. Analytics start with measurement, or the simple act of tracking things and recording values to tell us what happened. Otherwise, it’s impossible to do any analytics. In current practice, most analytics fall into the basic data evaluation category, and that’s OK. 4) Predictive & Prescriptive Analytics. Learning Analytics

3 xAPI learnings from LSCon: start small, iterate, build an ecosystem

Experience API

After attending a number of xAPI-focused sessions at Learning Solutions Conference plus attending xAPI Camp before LSCon kicked off, I was astounded to see such a clear theme emerge when it comes to the spec. For xAPI practitioners, the recommendation is to “crawl, walk, run.”. This was a theme echoed by RISC , HT2 Labs , TorranceLearning , Watershed , xapiapps , Riptide Software and our very own Chris Tompkins in his session, “ xAPI in your RFP.”

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5 More Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

If your responsibilities include onboarding team members, developing learning curriculums, delivering training programs, or evaluating the performance of your organization, at some point this year someone likely asked if you had looked into xAPI. ” Either way, someone probably jumped into a technical explanation about how xAPI is a magical data interoperability standard that is going to solve all of your training tracking and performance measurement challenges.

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Let’s welcome a new dawn of behavioural learning analytics – an article from Jean-Marc Tassetto in TrainingZone

Coorpacademy

With the rise of learning experience platforms, L&D teams will be able to measure and assess the behaviour of employees as they progress through their learning journey, taking learning analytics to a whole new level. Here are some extracts of the article: “Like it or not, the L&D sector is not where it should be when it comes to proving its worth to the wider business.

Combining the perks of VR training with xApi

Matrix

They allow for the individual to be placed in a physical or virtual environment which allows them to participate in realistic life or work scenario without actually impacting the business or their own lives. Combining the perks of VR training with xApi for superior results. Measuring how much of the material is remembered and applied, what modules are most popular and which ones get skipped, as well as measuring results and adapting programs in real-time is all the stuff of xAPI.

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The Crawl, Walk, Run methodology for adopting learning analytics

Matrix

Yet along comes xApi , big data and analytics for learning. As with all major projects in an organization, implementation of learning analytics need to have clear and measurable objectives. After it is fairly clear why implementing Learning Analytics is necessary and how the project will be presented, it is time to begin the actual implementation. Running is the “professional” stage of implementing learning analytics. Learning Analytics are obviously the future.

xAPI and Analytics: Measuring Your Way to Success by Andy Johnson, Steve Foreman, Craig Wiggins and Peter Berking

Learning Solutions Magazine

Applying xAPI and analytics to measure learning and work outcomes enables you to go beyond just front-end analysis to. continuously analyze your learning and performance solution’s impact on business results. adapt your learning and performance solutions in response to the ever-changing needs and priorities of the business. This approach enables you to. all about how to do this here! Instructional Design Learning Systems Management Training Strategies

Proven Ways An LRS Can Help You Meet Performance Goals And Objectives

Dan Keckan

In particular, it provides a highly instructive example of the ways that learning analytics using xAPI can help an organization meet defined performance goals and objectives. .

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Free Agent – Hurled Through the Window of Opportunity

Living in Learning

If your organization recognizes that true business results are won…or lost…@ the Point-of-Work, and a bold decision is under consideration to head up the mountain, meet me at base camp, and let’s kick around some ideas regarding the “climb” that lies ahead!

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Free Agent – Hurled Through the Window of Opportunity

Living in Learning

If your organization recognizes that true business results are won…or lost…@ the Point-of-Work, and a bold decision is under consideration to head up the mountain, meet me at base camp, and let’s kick around some ideas regarding the “climb” that lies ahead!

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Why Use Digital Body Language And Learning Analytics?

Adobe Captivate

The potential of learning analytics to enable smart learning remains a non-investigated concept. In this article, I discuss digital body language and learning analytics. Digital Body Language And Learning Analytics. The answer could lie in xAPI and LRS or even custom coding. xAPI, Learning Record System (LRS), And Custom Coding. We can track our eLearning courses wrapped in xAPI using LRS. LRS is the heart of any xAPI ecosystem.

Our TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 2 – Proof Of Concept & Learning Analytics

Learning Cafe

Following on from our webinar on Sharing our TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 2 we share our journey in creating a working proof of concept for TinCan/xAPI. xAPI/TinCan has the potential to alter just about everything Learning does or will be expected to deliver. TinCan/xAPI the new learning standards that make 70:20:10/ Performance Support/ Personal Learning Records feasible. TinCan/xAPI is the successor of SCORM 2004/1.2 What next for TinCan/xAPI ?