Remove Authoring Remove Authoring Tools Remove Events Remove xapi

Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide

Docebo

Enter content authoring tools*. What are Content Authoring Tools? What are the Different Types of Authoring Tools. Benefits and Challenges of E-Learning Authoring Tools. Authoring Tools You Might Consider. Your Content Author, Signing Off. What are Content Authoring Tools? Authoring tools start your journey; they help you develop and create your training. Authoring tools can be similar.

September Recap: xAPI Quarterly, DevLearn, Consortium

MakingBetter

Introduced the xAPI Quarterly. We will publish the newest information around xAPI. We will ask many of our xAPI Camp presenters to extend their messages into articles, helping xAPI Camp discussions live outside of the rooms where the event happens. Ran xAPI Camp – DevLearn. Happy xAPI Campers. This event blew us away. All of the slides collected from the event are in the xAPI Camp Archives.

xapi 185
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Captivate and xAPI

Adobe Captivate

eLearning brothers has been hosting an event and last week was all about xAPI. They had a great course on Captivate and xAPI. It would be great to see Captivate make adding custom xAPI statements easier. I’ve been experimenting with creation, upload to ScormCloud and evaluating the xAPI statements but the ability to get things right into an LRS with analytics capabilities would be great. The post Captivate and xAPI appeared first on eLearning.

xapi 40

5 Common Myths About eLearning Authoring Tools Busted

gomo learning

The eLearning industry is awash with misconceptions about what authoring tools can and cannot do. This post (originally published in October 2017) looks at five common eLearning authoring tool myths to debunk some out-of-date thinking on the best possible use of authoring tools. Authoring tools are the cornerstone of today’s online course development efforts. Authoring tool technology has evolved in leaps and bounds over the years.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. tool seem bewildering, but there are some.

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. I wish I could tell you that there’s an easy fix or a mere change in settings when you export your project from your favorite SCORM authoring tool.

SCORM 109

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.

SCORM 84

xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

MakingBetter

The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. The Guild helped us launch xAPI at mLearnCon back in 2012 and they have been a steadfast supporter of xAPI. Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). We may even be doing karaoke Tuesday night, after xAPI Camp, because that is how we roll.

xapi 132

Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: xAPI

Trivantis

xAPI (often called The Experience API, Tin Can, or the next generation of SCORM) helps us measure learner success by tracking many types of learning experiences. So, for this Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic, I decided to focus on xAPI and collect resources that can help you understand xAPI and just a few of the possibilities for tracking training at your organization. Best Practices for xAPI. Have you used xAPI to track learner activity at your company?

xapi 56

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.

xapi 158

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. While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. But what is xAPI? What is xAPI? is still the most popular authoring standard used in eLearning, its weaknesses triggered the development of xAPI.

xapi 48

How to add attachments to an xAPI course in Lectora: xAPI Party demo

Experience API

Last Friday, we were excited to be involved in xAPI Party. The celebration marked the end of the xAPI Cohort run by Torrance Learning (their next Cohort starts February 1) and our Director of Products TJ Seabrooks gave a demo. Our solution was to build out a simple reporting system that let them view xAPI attachments as part of a grade book reporting system. In the meantime, we’d recommend checking out the free LRS in SCORM Cloud and the xAPI Open Source libraries.

xapi 55

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

Today, this system is online and web-based, using digital software and technology. The user interface, the part the instructors and learners use, is a collection of input devices and software. The software would be a particular training course they are working on. xAPI / TinCan.

LMS 52

DevLearn 2019: xAPI & Learning Analytics Sessions [Guide]

Watershed

The DevLearn Conference and Expo is one of the biggest events for the L&D industry. That’s why I've compiled a list of recommendations for must-attend sessions focused on xAPI, learning analytics, and more. Top Pick: Intro to xAPI: What Do Instructional Designers Need to Know with Megan Torrance. If I had to pick one person in the world to introduce instructional designers to xAPI, that person is Megan Torrance.

xapi 57

How “system of systems” relates to xAPI: a learning from I/ITSEC 2017

Experience API

Last week wrapped up I/ITSEC 2017 , the largest training and simulation event in the world. This year, we exhibited and talked with people about how we help solve problems around eLearning standards like xAPI and SCORM (along with the updated DoDI 1322.26 ). System of systems is an idea used throughout organizations or softwares, but at I/ITSEC, many people were talking about it in the context of xAPI. Traditionally, each of these tools would be self-contained.

xapi 49

Join Us at the DevLearn Conference in Las Vegas

easygenerator

We are looking forward to this event a lot. DevLearn eLearning Authoring Software devlearn elearning authoring software Elearning Authoring tools elearning guild free authoring software Free elearning authoring software learning objectives scorm Supporting business objectives with better learning objectives tincan xapi Easygenerator will be present at the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas.

DevLearn 2019: xAPI & Learning Analytics Sessions [Guide]

Watershed

The DevLearn Conference and Expo is one of the biggest events for the L&D industry. That’s why I've compiled a list of recommendations for must-attend sessions focused on xAPI, learning analytics , and more. Top Pick: Intro to xAPI: What Do Instructional Designers Need to Know with Megan Torrance. If I had to pick one person in the world to introduce instructional designers to xAPI, that person is Megan Torrance.

xapi 40

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

This is usually older, legacy content that was created before Flash started to get outpaced by other software platforms. The answer depends on what your content is, what tools you have at your disposal, and what your learners need to get out of the content.

What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

Here we will take a look at AICC, SCORM, and XAPI (Tin Can), define what each one is and see when each might be an ideal solution for your business. In 2014, the AICC decided to dissolve, but before that, they were working in making content compliant with cmi5, a new standard that is actually a set of rules for XAPI and is itself a working standard. Lessening Support from eLearning Developers and authoring tools. Authoring Tool Support. XAPI Pros.

AICC 46

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. More authoring tools, LMSs, and learning platforms embracing collaboration workflows to encourage social learning around formal learning courses. Many tools emerged in 2013, offering the capability to create gamified learning experiences. More content authoring tools adopting HTML5 (including support for powerful interactivities and media).

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.

xapi 40

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

” ~ Rustici Software. This standard is being developed by Rustici Software (with a world-wide active community participating and contributing) for Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) – the keepers of SCORM. More and more vendors (authoring tools, Learning Management Systems, social platforms, mobile games, and simulations) are adopting or testing this new standard. An interesting article on ‘Tracking Software Clicks with Tin Can’.

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

April’s Obsidian Chat topic was xAPI. We had xAPI expert Art Werkenthin from RISC, Inc. Art is a member of the ADL CMI-5 committee , and is an expert on both xAPI and CMI-5. xAPI is murky for a lot of folks, and the responses shared were extremely helpful in learning more about the topic. What is the purpose of xAPI? xAPI has real world and real time value. xAPI was designed to capture non-traditional learning activities.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

The LMS has evolved from a cost reduction tool to a profit-making engine for many types of organizations. 7 Intra-LMS Authoring on the Rise. The age-old argument of built-in vs. third-party content authoring tools continues to rage on, but in 2017, the issues are more nuanced. Content assembly, management, and authoring capabilities continue to grow inside of the modern LMS and rival stand-alone tools. 4 Video Is Just Another Tool in the Kit.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Intra-LMS Authoring. Collaborative Authoring. Personalization is about addressing individuals’ needs, context and goals, and providing the right content, tools and/or experiences to help them. Those days are long gone, with the advent of user-friendly AI-driven content curation tools. Tools designed specifically for this purpose, such as Anders Pink make it possible to find, select, share and refresh appropriate learning content much more efficiently. 12) xAPI.

TIN CAN API & THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” ~ Rustici Software INTRODUCTION. This standard is being developed by Rustici Software (with a world-wide active community participating and contributing) for Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) – the keepers of SCORM. More and more vendors (authoring tools, Learning Management Systems, social platforms, mobile games, and simulations) are adopting or testing this new standard.

EVENT: E-Learning 2020 - The future of eLearning with Craig Weiss

Unicorn Training

Event: One day seminar Date: Wednesday 27 November, 2013 Location: The Kia Oval, Kennington, London, SE11 5SS, UK Price: £195 + VAT (includes full access to the seminar, beverage breaks and lunch) In the first of a programme of activities to mark the E-Learning Awards 10th Year, e.learning age teams up with Unicorn Training to present this unique one day seminar. We are assaulted from all sides by the new vocabulary of MOOCS, mLearning, SoMe, Tin Can, XAPI, LRS, HTML5, and gamification.

TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

The year saw many interesting developments directly impacting e-learning in areas like: Courseware Authoring Tools. More authoring tools, LMSs, and learning platforms embracing collaboration workflows to encourage social learning around formal learning courses. Many tools emerged in 2013, offering the capability to create gamified learning experiences. More content authoring tools adopting HTML5 (including support for powerful interactivities and media).

Why cmi5?

Experience API

The part of the xAPI community that loves the freedom to live outside of an LMS, the vast majority of it, loves cmi5. Repeatedly on calls with clients wanting to create products with xAPI, I would say, “Sure you can capture any data you want, that isn’t a problem, but the hard part is getting the endpoint, and even harder, the credentials.”. These clients were excited about xAPI, and they were already bringing their learners to the list of tasks available to them.

Playing Around with Serious Learning

JCA Solutions

Whatever you want to call it or categorize it, these are not passive events. It is just way too easy to make an eLearning course an entirely passive event. So what was a frustrating event for instructor-led training becomes practically a nightmare for eLearning developers and designers. Rapid development tools haven’t made this easier. Blog Adobe Captivate eLearning Experience API LMS SCORM serious games serious learning serious play storyline xAPI

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Environments where learners are using digital tools to create or annotate outputs of their collective work are needed. There’s a difference however, in that we’re more about performance than learning, and so our use of performance support and the network in lieu of learning is more acceptable than what we might expect in schools (though they too should start looking at the role of networks and cognitive tools). ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D.,

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Callidus Software acquired Learning Heroes and Learning Seat. Instead, these are precision tools, aimed at customers who are grappling with well-defined issues. The LMS – long the ugly duckling of the corporate software world – has transformed into a beautiful solution by modern standards. Since these employee-oriented learning systems are integrated into broader HR/ERP/financial software suites, change isn’t coming anytime soon.

E-Learning Industry Worth $325 Billion by 2025

LearnDash

Organizations are realizing the same and opting for e-learning initiatives instead of live training events. Authoring Tools. The conveniences afforded by mobile learning, micro-content , xAPI, and other technologies (for both content creators and consumers) represents a paradigm shift in education. The E-Learning Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 7.2% over the next eight years.

Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ By no means are the concepts of game and gamification universally accepted as valid learning strategies, so we have some work to do in terms of educating more learning and development professionals of the value of these tools.”- What are the tools available for incorporating gamification in our business areas? As part of this event, 300 hidden pages of his book were positioned in 600 placements in 15 worldwide and web locations.

Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

Before you get all jazzed and start writing down the things you want in your LMS software , pump the breaks a little. SCORM, AICC, and xAPI. xAPI (formerly Tin Can API) is the Learning Objects new standard.

A Conversation with John Blackmon of Trivantis

Kapp Notes

And before that, John was Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a company that created various software utilities for the OS/2 operating system. Trivantis has a number of online learning development tools including Lectora Online, Lectora Inspire and Lectora Publisher as well as CourseMill, CourseMill Mobile and ReviewLink. Lectora was among the first tools with xAPI compliance, and is recognized as one of the best today.

Thoughts on DevLearn 2015

Web Courseworks

The theme of DevLearn this year was Innovation in the Making, focusing on blended learning courses, hands-on tutorials, xAPI (Tin Can), and Hyperdrive. Dr. Aleckson and Dr. Hicken attended the event and spoke about Corporate MOOCs. Companies apparently are shopping for content development assistants rather than buying large software systems.”. Jon believes that the dominant discussion of new products and systems was about xAPI (Tin Can) and digital badges.