Filling in xAPI’s Most Important Gaps

MakingBetter

Politics, natural disasters, cyber security threats, budgets… even ADL has hit some road bumps. The post Filling in xAPI’s Most Important Gaps appeared first on MakingBetter. 2017 is a year that is really testing our capacities and limits. We formed the Data Interoperability Standards Consortium (DISC) a few years ago specifically to hedge against disruptions to ADL’s capacity for spec stewardship so that the people who rely […].

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xAPI Tutorial

eLearningArt

xAPI was the #6 eLearning trend for 2018. If you’re not doing anything at all with xAPI now, it can feel like climbing Mount Everest. Here’s something actionable that you can do TODAY in about an hour to get started with xAPI. No budget? xAPI Tutorial: 60 Minute Quick-Start Guide. Mel Milloway’s 3 steps to xAPI LinkedIn post – Mel- You are a rock star for creating the tutorials (video and posts)! Learn the basics of xAPI. xAPI Cohort (8:50).

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DevLearn 2019: xAPI & Learning Analytics Sessions [Guide]

Watershed

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. Megan and her company, TorranceLearning, have been working with xAPI before it was even called xAPI.

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KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

This interactive video example is what can be done on a minimal budget. Very few organizations have the time, budget, knowledge, skills, and ability to design and produce truly effective, engaging learning experiences with measurable and meaningful impact.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

large budgets. reason why 80 percent of all IT budgets. world • Huge savings on IT resources (freeing up budget. 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.

The Learning Technology Manager’s Guide to xAPI

Learning Pool

Section 7: How to create an accurate budget for your leadership skills training. The post The Learning Technology Manager’s Guide to xAPI appeared first on Learning Pool. Section 1: What is skills training? Section 2: How to create an agile business training course keeping your learners engaged. Section 3: Continuing professional development (cpd) – six best practices. Section 4: Developing an effective leadership style to improve performance and engagement in the workplace.

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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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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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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LRS - Learning Record Store - xAPI - What is it?

Designing Digitally

The information gathered by an LRS system is derived as a direct outcome of a type of learning experience that occurs in other processes, which are designed to support the Experience Application Performing Interface (xAPI). xAPI was previously known as the Tin Can API. The format and processing technology integrated by xAPI to record data and information pertaining to different learning experiences is highly precise and intricately flexible.

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eLearning Authoring Tool Comparison

Association eLearning

By themselves, however, PowerPoint files don’t use any eLearning standards like SCORM or xAPI. These tools allow the finished files to follow eLearning standards, like SCORM or xAPI. They’re designed with eLearning in mind and follow eLearning standards, like SCORM or xAPI. What “the right tools” are depends on your needs and budget. There are lots of eLearning authoring tools out there. And you probably don’t have the money or time to work with all of them.

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

For example, in 2018, nearly half of 100 global learning professionals told the Corporate Learning Network that their analytics budget was less than $10,000. When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different.

Responding to recent ADL funding news

Experience API

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last couple of weeks learning about some things that are happening with ADL (the governing body for SCORM and closest thing we currently have to a single steward for xAPI right now). Some funding things happened at ADL, but ADL will continue to do work on xAPI and with the xAPI community. SCORM and xAPI are both still just fine. Announcements Spec Effort Standards xAPI

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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

With content authored or assembled within the LMS, there is the advantage of better interoperability, ease of authoring, one-tool to learn, no awareness nor concern of SCORM or xAPI, tighter tie-in with ecommerce, and social learning extensions to and from content. Like always, the decision to use video and/or any instructional media will be a combination of audience, learning objective, business goal, timeline and budget.

Interactive eBooks an Ideal eLearning Platform by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

eBooks are a versatile, budget-friendly platform for eLearning; they offer portability, easy access, interactivity—and even xAPI. reporting. Design & Development Tools Emerging Topics Learning Media

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Playing Around with Serious Learning

JCA Solutions

What makes it even more difficult is quite often budget limitations. If you are using an LMS with support for both SCORM and xAPI, you could report completion of a serious game then view a course and game report to determine completion of an eLearning course. Blog Adobe Captivate eLearning Experience API LMS SCORM serious games serious learning serious play storyline xAPIUsing Serious Learning to Create a Better Experience. Does your learning lack something?

Guardian of the Coast

CLO Magazine

Big Goals, Small Budget. While this program has received strong support and funding, the Coast Guard’s training budget in general is always tight, and new programs must be cost-effective, far-reaching and relevant for all kinds of staff. xAPI is Changing Everything. The single biggest thing Gladys has done for the Coast Guard is to show us what’s possible with xAPI,” Penoyer said. “It’s Profiles & Case Studies career development military private sector xAPI

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Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

A learning management system is highly budget- and time-friendly. xAPI / TinCan. The Experience API (xAPI) aka TinCan protocol is an eLearner standard, so it can be used across a variety of technology platforms. What is an LMS? . LMS stands for Learning Management System.

Buy the Course Get the Source

B Online Learning

The published output is what your learner looks at and interacts with and is typically distributed from your LMS as SCORM or xAPI. This obviously gives the client purchasing the courses with an immediate cost to account for in one budget year, making the business case process much more straight forward and easy to justify. Consider the Uber revolution, an idea based on simplicity and born on the evolution of personal technology devices and functionality.

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A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

There are many mid-size and small organizations that have the same training needs as big corporations, but don’t have the budget to develop completely custom learning from scratch—and certainly not in both eLearning and classroom formats. The eLearning package includes multiple LMS-ready, published formats of your course files for SCORM and xAPI, so you’re ready to rock right out of the box.

What You Missed at TRYxAPI – ATD ICE

MakingBetter

” John said this translates down to L&D as “There’s no budget and there’s no permission to do anything different.” What Nick and the team have put together is a highly usable and useful means to understand not only what xAPI does for businesses — it identifies the open source tools that are freely available for people to use on their own to literally try xAPI in their own organizations with a blueprint for how to replicate those case studies.

The Top 5 Challenges Education Directors Face ? Webinar Recap

Blue Sky eLearn

PROBLEM 4: We have to have xAPI ! The Solution: Focus on outcomes, time/budget and ROI. Recently, Dan Streeter, Blue Sky’s very own Vice President of Learning Strategy and Development, sat down and talked about the five challenges education directors face.

Doing Stuff with Your Data

HT2 Labs

With thanks to a little something called the Experience API (xAPI), every learning activity completed creates a statement which represents a log, or history, of a learners’ journey. Many organizations are still failing to see the importance of collecting, storing and analyzing this data, but for many, xAPI data is being used as an insight into the success of a course, informing future learning designs. “We don’t have access to the learning data trapped in our LMS.”

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3 Things to Know About eLearning Measurement and Tracking (And 5 Ways It Makes Content Better)

gomo learning

Getting to Grips With xAPI and SCORM Course Tracking. xAPI can go beyond the parameters listed above for some very fine detail insights. For example, for a multiple-choice question with multiple correct answers, xAPI will report each choice individually.

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The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

What’s your budget? It’s important to know what you’re working with in your budget so that you can prioritize vendors that are more aligned with the resources you have allocated. SCORM, AICC, and xAPI. xAPI (formerly Tin Can API) is the Learning Objects new standard.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2015

TOPYX LMS

also known as xAPI and Tin Can API). But, when it comes to your learning management system (LMS), “breaking up” can be the right decision if it increases engagement and reduces the impact on your already-strained budget. TOPYX LMS Adds Experience API (xAPI) Functionality. If it has been awhile since you reviewed what TOPYX LMS has to offer, now is the perfect time to act.

Buy the Course Keep the Source

B Online Learning

The published output is what your learner looks at and interacts with and is typically distributed from your LMS as SCORM or xAPI. This obviously gives the client purchasing the courses with an immediate cost to account for in one budget year, making the business case process much more straight forward and easy to justify. Consider the Uber revolution, an idea based on simplicity and born on the evolution of personal technology devices and functionality.

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Slow Cooking – Our First Year of MakingBetter

MakingBetter

When we first launched MakingBetter on January 7, 2014, it was with the intent that we’d mostly focus our efforts on a few small projects and workshops while beginning standardization work on xAPI with IEEE-LTSC. When I was working with ADL, it was easy to talk about the potential for revolutionary performance improvement and deeper learning with the advent of xAPI. As a consultant I’ve had to budget and manage xAPI projects instead of just evangelizing for them.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – October 2015

TOPYX LMS

Save critical budget dollars and get all of benefits of the new features available with TOPYX: Experience API™. also known as xAPI and Tin Can API). It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is close to coming to an end. We have figured out a way to make it last a little longer. If you decided to subscribe to TOPYX LMS before the end of the year, you will lock in 2015 pricing and get one month free. Together, that is a $7,300 savings!

The LMS (eLearning) Needs Analysis

eFront

What type of content will you have e.g. SCORM, TinCan (xApi), PDFs, Video etc? How much is your LMS budget? Do you have a budget yet? Who would support your budget request? Here are some questions to help determine if your organization is ready for a Learning Management System (LMS). Are you ready for eLearning? Answer the questions below and build your business case! Why do you need an LMS? Who will use the LMS? Which learners and which trainers? How many are there?

Results Out: 2020 Measuring the Business Impact of Learning Report

gomo learning

With standards like xAPI now available, organizations should be reporting on so much more than content utilization or learner satisfaction. It’s not just a matter of making sure you’re using an xAPI-enabled tool like Gomo, either.

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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. If a self-hosted solution is selected, the team must decide how major applications, like servers, databases and load balancers, are resourced and budgeted. Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI.

How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

Make sure both your LMS and the authoring tool support the same standard for this (either Scorm or XAPI. For more details on SCORM and XAPI go to this page ). And this one will cost you the bigger part of your budget. Your tool needs to support the XAPI standard in order to allow you to track the results in that case. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

“We’re looking for a quick way to send out training. Can you help?”

Rustici Software

It sounds like we need a Learning Management System, but we don’t have the time or budget for that right now. SCORM 2004, AICC, xAPI or cmi5 are all supported).

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Free learning & development webinars for August 2021

Limestone Learning

Build an escape room on a budget without paying for expensive licences or artist fees. By the end of this session, you’ll see how: xAPI can be used in Articulate Storyline. SCORM modules published to an LMS can send xAPI statements to an LRS and why this is important.

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

This means that more of the budget can be invested in content and marketing that move a business forward. 14) xAPI May Never Arrive. Almost every one of those organizations said they wanted an xAPI-compliant LMS. How are you using xAPI now?” New year. New decade.

Paradiso vs Docebo- Who’s the winner?

PSB

Docebo comes up with an easy course creation feature to add video, SCORM , and xAPI packages. The final judgment between Docebo vs Paradiso depends upon your organizational learning needs, budget, and L&D strategies. Introduction.

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

Personalized learning vehemently opposes the strategy of one-size-fits-all – a training strategy often adopted to create and deliver training within available budgets and timeframe. Modern LMS are xAPI or Tin Can enabled where organizations and learners can collect data outside of an learning management system from any learning experience, completed in any environment, on any device. Training is now an integral part of employee development.

Choosing an LMS – it doesn’t have to be this hard

Adobe Captivate

To save you time and heartache, I would strongly recommend deciding on only two criteria and keeping them at the forefront of your mind as you conduct a more focussed search, they are: Your budget (both time and money). The main draw for a lot of people will be xAPI/SCORM support. Your time budget should be just how much of it your are prepared to spend on the backend of the process. Identify your budget.

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