Four Ways xAPI is Shutting Down Learner Engagement


Based on our understanding of how the brain makes decisions, the very flexibility that makes the relatively new standard of Experience API (xAPI) so attractive may be shutting down learner engagement by making it too hard to choose from available options. LearningToGo Blog brain choice education elearning Learning LMS neuroscience Psychology standards xAPI

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

That’s where my brain goes when I hear “eLearning,” and I have fond memories of it. In the LMS market, we are primarily concerned with xAPI or Experience API as a means of integrating systems as well as assisting those different applications with tracking and sharing data on the learning experience. If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry.


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At the same time, during all this innovation, we’re also seeing that AI is a long way from truly replacing the logic of a human brain. They may be aware of xAPI or cmi5 but are not ready to shift. I think we are still in an education phase of what the benefits of xAPI have over SCORM.

Day 2 @LSCON, Nice keynote and I finally understand TinCan, Experience API, Scorm, ADL, IACC and CMI-5…….

Challenge to Learn

When you correct your mistakes they will trigger your brain into learning. In your brain neurons will grow when used a lot, building better ‘wiring’ in your brain. Practice grows broadband connections in your brain! lscon13 Aicc CMI-5 e-Learning IACC SCORM TinCan API XapiDay 2 of the conference. I started the day with the keynote session, before the keynote some announcements were made.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. instantly via websites, direct link, QR code, the gomo LMS wrapper, social media, the gomo central mobile learning app and more — all with full xAPI analytics. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun


In his spare time Arun runs a blog about the neuroscience of learning & creativity entitled ‘ Your Incredible Brain ’; is an award winning fiction writer; an avid cartoonist; and is currently developing an app business to be launched in 2016. When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


We are amazed at the possibilities of looking at ‘downloading information’ into the brain as the future of learning (Refer the new research about ‘Automated Learning’ by Brown University neuroscientist Takeo Watanabe). We have to learn that our brains are actually quite bad at remembering arbitrary information, and then design for that situation. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D.,

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

To really “cement” information into our brains, we need to repeat using it over time. Therefore, your learning management system should have a feature, like Brain Boost , which makes such repetition/practice easy for you to organize. . xAPI / TinCan. What is an LMS? .

Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education

Knowledge Synonyms

Work Engagement Type: Consulting/xAPI/Digital/vILT/Formal Education. Research by Neuroscientists at the Institute of Psychiatry in London established that swallowing a bite of vanilla ice cream lit up the orbitofrontal cortex at the front of the brain in response.

Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education

Knowledge Synonyms

Work Engagement Type: Consulting/xAPI/Digital/vILT/Formal Education. Research by Neuroscientists at the Institute of Psychiatry in London established that swallowing a bite of vanilla ice cream lit up the orbitofrontal cortex at the front of the brain in response.

5 Learning Trends to Watch at #ATD2016

Knowledge Guru

A great example of adaptive learning that also uses gamification is the brain training platform Elevate , available for free on iOS and Android. The xAPI is another trend that was being talked about several years ago. It’s been called many different names (Tin Can API, Experience API, xAPI) and promises to eventually replace SCORM as the standard for learning measurement. xAPI also allows for more detailed and useful learning analytics to be captured.

2017: The Year of User Interface Design

Web Courseworks

When instructional designers develop courses, they aren’t simply typing content that will magically be transported into the brains of their learners. Join us for our upcoming webinar xAPI for Instructional Designer ! Learn how xAPI will give instructional designers more creative freedom to analyze and utilize learner and course data.

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Meaningful Change for L&D in 2018 – According to the Experts


Here are a few standout quotes from the group: Josh Bersin: “With the broad introduction of microlearning tools and a wide variety of new tools for on-demand learning and the xAPI, I think more and more ‘training programs’ will turn into continuous learning or ‘learning in the flow of work.’”. Many writers start their year by exploring the big trends that will dominate the conversation for the next 12 months. That’s exactly what we did just in our first post for 2017.

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The top 10 hits from my first 12 months

Rustici Software

This was a big challenge for my right brained tendencies, but also a great crash course into all facets of the business. This is a big step forward to help increase adoption of the cmi5 spec and ultimately xAPI. It’s always fun when Spotify recaps your year of listening.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 16, 2021

Mike Taylor

“It is not the amount of knowledge that makes a brain. What is xAPI and should you be using it to collect data? It is not even the distribution of knowledge. It is the interconnectedness.” ” Howard Bloom. Happy Friday!

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 3, 2020

Mike Taylor

Canadian researchers testing ‘brain hack’ designed to help turn goals into action. The brain hack is called “implementation intentions,” a fancy term for what some also referred to as “if/then” plans or “when/where/how” plans. tutotial] The Full Guide to xAPI & Storyline.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Train Your Brain with Games! How games stimulate mental cognition and produce positive brain changes. How playing immersive, exploratory games are a workout for the brain and can drive home on-the-job skills. Why xAPI? or Why Should I Care About xAPI? How the Experience API (xAPI) is an enabler. Technology discussed in this session: Experience API (xAPI), games, simulations, and HTML5. We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year!

7 Mobile Learning Facts L&D Managers Should Know

Obsidian Learning

When designing learning for a mobile device, we have a tendency to design in a landscape orientation, both because our brain has been trained on PowerPoint slides, and because we’re trying to maximize the available real estate for content presentation. The new CMI-5 standard with xAPI allows us to launch and track content without necessarily using an LMS. With SCORM, we have been able to only track learning experiences from the LMS, but xAPI has changed that model.

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Are you experienced? An insight into Learning Experience Platforms

Learning Pool

Your eyes were engaged, but your brain wasn’t. You need to get the brain to actually do the work in order to effectively practice. The basic theory is that your brain is more aware of the differences between subjects, creating a different relationship between this information in your memory, which results in better long term retention. In our future blogs, we’ll look at how xAPI can be used to start measuring this and, consequently, how Headstream can be used to achieve it.

eLearning Glossary

Ed App

The Ebbinghaus Curve , also known as the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve, was developed by Hermann Ebbinhaus in an effort to illustrate how the brain processes information. ADDIE. ADDIE is an acronym for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

LearnBrite are first in the World to meet the need for immersive browser-based 3D eLearning systems, compatible with learning management systems, such as Moodle and xAPI, or in a standalone environment that can be easily integrated deployed and updated without the need for software installation, plugins or IT security issues. Learning methods have been proven and improved by the revolution in neuroscience, with MRI measuring activity in the brain during different levels of engagement.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

We have seen SCORM give way to xAPI and the rise of bite-sized learning content in the form of video-nuggets. It is the same adrenaline rush that your brain responds to when you take up an adventure sport. “How do I make my team work better by letting them learn the skills they need?”. This is the primary question that L&D managers seek to address when embarking upon workplace learning programs in their organization.

10 Adaptive Learning Platforms

Ed App

EdApp is an adaptive learning platform that’s packed with features including Brain Boost. Brain Boost, EddApp’s spaced repetition tool, eliminates the issue of knowledge retention. With automatic, personalized follow-up tests, Brain Boost enables learners to retain new information better. Use xAPI standards to stream your learning data to our engine. Features: xApi, tailored learning, reporting.

Learning Reflections (part one) – The Ups and Downs of DevLearn: Holly MacDonald

Learning Rebels

So stretch that brain and share! Themes: Responsive design, interactive video, gamification and xAPI. Before we begin: One of the things I love about being a “Learning Rebel” is the network of other Learning Rebels which has been built up through this website! There are a lot of Rebels out there, all “Fighting the Good Fight” to bring learning innovation into the workplace. I hear from you often through twitter, through this site and through email.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


She’s the “brain lady” and brings her insights from the neurosciences to enhance learning and performance. She’s also the author of popular book, Brain Matters: How to help anyone learn anything using neuroscience. xAPI allows to use to create suggested learning content just like Amazon would recommend other products to its customers and tailor our learning to meet the students needs. What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start?

What to Look for In Online Manufacturing Training Courses

Convergence Training

The three primary elearning standards these day are SCORM, AICC, and xAPI (also called the Experience API, and a few years ago it was common to call it Tin Can). A LOT of our brains have been devoted to processing visual information.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 11, 2018

Mike Taylor

4 Creative Ways to Send xAPI Data from Non-eLearning Sources. In this Learning Solutions article, Megan Torrance ( @MMTorrance ), Matt Kliewer ( @mpkliewer ), and Peter Guenther ( @pguenthe ) share some creative uses for using xAPI data for non-elearning along with a discussion or the related quirks and challenges you’ll encounter along the way. What we know (and think we know) about the learning brain: An interview with Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa.

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6 mistakes to avoid when creating an online learning program

Superb Learning

Use learning design principles that engage the ‘lizard brain’ and use both left and right hemispheres of the brain.

Making your Life Fun with Gamified Innovations

The Game Agency

It comes with SCORM and xAPI packages and as well as SSO integration. Something interesting happens to the brain when you make a mistake. According to Scientific American, our brains compile information about every experience and gets bigger throughout the learning scenario. And, while the brain returns to close to its original size after the learning experience, it retains new neural pathways by taking in new information, compiling the key takeaways from trial and error.

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Why Microlearning Will Stay Relevant

Ed App

Microlearning can also adapt to new technologies, for example, xAPI is an innovative new standard in L&D, which is already being used to track learner’s interactions in microlearning. It Is Based Upon How The Human Brain Learns. A number of things may change in the future, but what is not likely to change is how our brains absorb and retain information.

10 Training Metrics

Ed App

You can also easily integrate EdApp with your other systems using xAPI support. . If you want to encourage spaced repetition as a way to improve assessment performance, you can use EdApp’s Brain Boost feature.

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5


The traditional way of training is based on the didactic method of a teacher/professor/instructor pushing new information/knowledge onto learners/trainees' brains. The human brain is drawn to movement and a multimedia piece of content will always stand out on a page full of text. All this "action" moves the new knowledge faster down the line to that part of the brain in charge with long-term memory.

What New Instructional Designers Need to Know About E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

There are some useful insights emerging from neuroscience, too—although we have to be careful that we have sufficient evidence to back up the “brain-friendly” training claims. The unlocking of the LMS has already started with the introduction of xAPI, the Learning Record Store, and other interoperability standards. Are we doing enough to help new instructional designers produce the types of e-learning experiences that we want to see?

10 LMS for Compliance Training

Ed App

As it’s critical that employees remember the information in their lessons, EdApp’s Brain Boost repeats key learning concepts through spaced repetition , to enhance long-term memory retention and combat the forgetting curve. Key features: Editable course library, gamification, and Brain Boost. To create your lessons, all you need to do is add your content, such as PowerPoint slides, videos, or even SCORM and xAPI files, which is a plus when it comes to flexibility.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology


Introduce brain-friendly solutions. Try taking advice from Learning Psychologist Stella Collins, who specializes in applying brain-friendly methods to improving communication and performance. Take advantage of xAPI. As a result, the use of xAPI is becoming increasingly more popular in comparison to SCORM. xAPI is a game changer. Here are 4 killer examples of xAPI used for more effective learning. Inspiration can be hard to find.

How to Develop an Online Course and Monetize It


Consider packaging your course according to SCORM or XAPI standards to make it easily accessible by various Learning Management Systems (LMS). You use text, images, and videos to get the info into learners’ brains. E-Learning courses are an established trend in the online content distribution industry. As you have guessed from the title, it could be pretty profitable to share your knowledge online.

How to go about a multi-generational approach to e-learning


Luckily, modern technology and above all the development of xAPI makes this task a lot easier than it initially sounds. Previously I have talked about the different demographics that make up the current workplace and their respective approaches to learning.

Will Artificial Intelligence bring real smarts to eLearning?


For some people Artificial Intelligence translates to “thinking machines”: digital or software based “brains” that are capable of human-like reasoning. We also have, courtesy of xAPI, access to streams of training activity data that cover all kinds of learner actions across both the desktop, browser and mobile space. Intelligence seems to be making a comeback. No, we’re not talking about human intelligence — that one is still out of fashion if we’re to judge from the news.

Using LifterLMS to Empower 1 Million Teachers in Africa with WordPress Titan Malcolm Peralty


We have a huge brain drain here. Malcolm Peralty: So, 1 Million Teachers is trying to figure out how they’re going to have an offline smartphone education app using kind of WordPress LifterLMS and kind of the xAPI content that’s in, oh my God, what is it called?

5 reasons microlearning is more relevant than ever

Sponge UK

New standards like xAPI are ideal for microlearning. 2 Brain science backs it up It’s not just technology that has moved on and paved the way for effective microlearning. How can microlearning techniques make the most of the modern workplace to help your learners be more effective at their jobs? The principles of microlearning come from classic learning techniques. Flashcards have been used. since the 19 th century. with updates like the. Leitner system.