Two Years of xAPI

MakingBetter

Sunday, April 26, marked two years since xAPI was released. That didn’t lead to an enduring success like xAPI. In its first year following xAPI’s release, innovative practitioners and teams began their experiments and proofs-of-concept with xAPI. Their sharing of stories caught steam and by November 2014 we began to see just want was happening in xAPI’s second year. Beyond May, what’s to come with and around xAPI is nothing short of extraordinary.

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Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge

JCA Solutions

Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge. xAPI Bridge Makes Capturing Just-in-Time Training Data Easy. At the same time, you may be curious about xAPI and how it could expand your knowledge about your learners and their training activities.

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Details Announced for xAPI Camp

MakingBetter

Last week, I wrote a little bit about the xAPI Camp we’re putting together through Connections Forum. Today, details about xAPI Camp are online including our initial set of speakers, sponsors and an agenda. The Campfire presentations are short talks about how organizations are leveraging xAPI and the problems they’re solving. Our speakers are implementing xAPI solutions with healthcare providers, universities, energy companies, government services and military.

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How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data

JCA Solutions

How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data. xAPI Bridge Makes Capturing Just-in-Time Training Data Easy. At the same time, you may be curious about xAPI and how it could expand your knowledge about your learners and their training activities.

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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. want to include a piece of content that’s hosted by. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business.

Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

Meridian

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. With more than 20 years in the business and a learner-centric approach to authoring software for content development, dominKnow is distinctively unique across the learning space.

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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5 Considerations When Shopping for CME Hosting Vendors and Providers

EthosCE

As a busy CE director, you may find that choosing from several CME hosting vendors can be overwhelming. While comparing CME hosting vendors, you can focus on these five crucial considerations to help you pick the right vendor for your continuing medical education program.

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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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.

Unlocking the Power of xAPI with Learning Pool’s LMS

Learning Pool

Our customers can now unlock the power of xAPI on their Learning Management System (LMS). To achieve this we’ve added two new additions to our plugin product set, the xAPI Launch Activity and the xAPI Logstore. xAPI Launch Activity.

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 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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Consider SCORM/xAPI now rather than later

Adobe Captivate

Confusingly, Tin Can is also called xAPI (experience API) and SCORM comes in several different versions, with Cp supporting SCORM 1.2 Your answer to the first can’t just be ‘yeah, sure, whatever’ since implementing SCORM/xAPI will definitely add time to your project and quite probably an additional cost, it isn’t just a matter of ticking a checkbox. Teachable doesn’t offer any support for Cp, xAPI or SCORM. Blog Captivate SCORM tracking xapi

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An explanation of cmi5 in (mostly) plain English

Rustici Software

It’s all too common to hear someone say “cmi5 is the bridge between SCORM and xAPI” around the office. Behold: cmi5, which provides a way to move from SCORM to the more modern xAPI specification. Essentially: cmi5 = LMS + xAPI data. cmi5 SCORM Standards Evolution xAPI

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What You Need to Know: GDPR & xAPI

Watershed

But what is it, and how will it affect xAPI and Learning Record Stores? Will GDPR affect xAPI and Learning Record Stores? xAPI as a specification isn't really impacted by GDPR, although GDPR will affect how it's implemented in certain situations. According to the xAPI specification , implementors are encouraged to use HTTPS-Only for secure communication, but that’s an implementation recommendation—not a requirement and has nothing to do with an actual xAPI statement.

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Managing your Extended Enterprise Learning Needs and Drive your Business

Origin Learning

The term extended enterprise learning assumes significant value in the current business scenario. Business Impact. Mere digital promotions of the product are not going to be sufficient to build the business and gain new customers. Create a personalized marketplace to host and monetize your content. Experience the power of TinCan/xAPI-enabled tracking. Enable secure and reliable hosting on the AWS cloud.

Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

2004), HTML5, xAPI/TinCan, AICC, and LTI. The tool supports SCORM-compliant HTML5 eLearning, advanced xAPI data reporting and mobile-responsive content. The post Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business appeared first on Hurix Digital.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my experience with my clients in different types of organizations, I see varying needs for their course hosting platform, that are worth addressing here. There are a number of trends that impact which of the course hosting platforms are better suited for your needs. Hence, one of my primary recommendations to my clients who are small business owners is to first be clear what training programs they want to offer before deciding which course platform to invest in.

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business

rapidLD

Selecting a Learning “Operations” System for your Training Business. My goal with this post is to provide a list of considerations when choosing a Learning Management System (LMS) for your Training Business. I’m emphasizing Training Business on purpose. Based on the business nature of this solution, it is truly a learning “operations” system. I take a look at these business challenges and how they should be handled by your learning management system here.

How to Add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS Support to Your WordPress LMS Website to Deliver Interactive Content via eLearning Authoring Tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade

LifterLMS

Learn how to add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS support to your WordPress LMS website to deliver interactive content via eLearning authoring tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade. One is xAPI (Experience API), or if you’ve been in the industry for a few years you may also know Tin Can API.

This Week in MakingBetter: Getting Our Learn On

MakingBetter

This week is busy, and we have a new Faith No More album to stream from NPR , so let’s get to it, gang! There are so many great resources being curated for people who want to get into the business and the tech of xAPI, we could not be more proud to be a part of this. As part of the MOOC, on Thursday at 2pm Eastern, I’ll be hosting a Twitter chat on xAPI. Nick will share some case studies where open source xAPI projects are put to work.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. One of those opportunities was with SpongeUK , where I explained how LMS innovation is helping businesses create new revenue streams.

What’s Hot In Learning Technology? Summer Webinar Series

Talented Learning

Fortunately, at Talented Learning, we make it our business to know. I’ll be co-hosting each of these live online sessions, along with thought leaders from some of the learning technology industry’s coolest vendors. Your learning business is always open. Join Tom Holz, Blackboard International Senior Director, and me, as we shine a light on corporate LMS issues that are vitally important but too-often neglected in today’s global business environment.

Why experiential learning is so important in the workplace

Matrix

Every little learning experience can contribute to the development of the much-needed problem solving skills and innovative thinking, which are catalysts of business progress. The role of any business LMS is to ease the learning process of all employees. Also, it can host interactive content and learning scenarios, which immerse employees in their online learning experiences. The answer has three names: xAPI, or Experience API, or Tin Can API.

ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. There’s no lengthy installation and no hassles with this cloud-based LMS, plus it hosts everything for you. ABOUT ERIC SCHUERMANN (Director of Global Sales, Trivantis Corporation Inc): Eric Schuermann is Director of Global Sales at Trivantis Corporation Inc. He has been serving the company for 14 years in various roles.

DevLearn DDX 2020: Week 2 Recap

Experiencing eLearning

The Business of Learning: A Guild Master Panel. When you review, you have evidence of how well your solutions worked to solve the business problem. Easily Add Interactivity and xAPI Tracking on Video by Jeff Batt. DevLearn was different this year.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

A learning management system offers busy managers a chance to refresh their knowledge and learn new strategies at times convenient to them. What does an LMS provide to a business/product trainer? What does an LMS provid e to a small business ? xAPI / TinCan.

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A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

They would engage us to develop the same program as eLearning, then create coordinating classroom materials their internal managers could deliver to business units and regions where eLearning was not practical or culturally desirable. 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. You host some great webinars showing off how Customizable Courseware works.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on. Strategic LMS vendors differentiate and structure their business on solving specific problems better than the competition and then invest resources trying to find many similar clients that need that exact solution.

The tech behind LXP de-mystified

Learning Pool

Researching these technologies can be a time-consuming, bewildering and even frustrating business. More diversity and complexity in the content handled by a learning system inevitably calls for a more sophisticated and powerful search capability: the learning content accessed via an LXP will not only be of very different types, but might be provided by third parties outside the organization, and might even be hosted on sites external to that organization. .

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This Week in MakingBetter: Teamwork and Tough Questions

MakingBetter

There’s a lot of team spirit about the xAPI community. The third xAPI Design Cohort kicked off, but there’s still time to sign up by February 5. Last week, our friends across the pond hosted a literal “bar” camp for xAPI — over forty people talking xAPI at a pub in London after the Learning Technologies UK conference. Our friend, Joe Fournier , wrote about his questions about privacy with xAPI (and other forms of data).

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Getting Started with Content Strategy

MakingBetter

We were happy to host the xAPI in Practice track as well as the xAPI Hyperdrive competition (more on those in other posts). The last few months have been incredibly busy for us ( YAYCAKE, to borrow from Trish Uhl ) and while there’s been pretty much no activity on our site or blog, we’ve been busy working with vendors and organizations on a variety of projects about which we’re only starting to be able to show and tell.

Top 4 Highlights of Learning Solutions 2016

Inkling

The Learning Solutions 2016 conference, hosted by the eLearning Guild in Orlando, Florida, provided attendees with a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the industry, meet other learning technology platforms, and understand the universal problems people are encountering in the learning space. xAPI and the LRS (Learning Record Store). and instead house data from xAPI in an LRS.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learning doesn’t just happen during business hours in the office or in the classroom. There’s no lengthy installation and no hassles with this cloud-based LMS, plus it hosts everything for you. ABOUT ERIC SCHUERMANN (Director of Global Sales, Trivantis Corporation Inc): Eric Schuermann is Director of Global Sales at Trivantis Corporation Inc. He has been serving the company for 14 years in various roles.

What You Missed at TRYxAPI – ATD ICE

MakingBetter

Riptide Software hosted a fantastic event on Saturday for the launch of TRYxAPI.com. ” How John proposed we counter this mindset is by looking for “performance opportunities” — looking for common learning models and having a plan for how to discuss and execute on different types of opportunities for L&D to make a business impact — starting with needs for information dissemination and skills development.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2021

Limestone Learning

This month’s selection is full of creative and business-smart ideas that can support your goals. Join in this event, hosted by Mike Reedy, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of OutCons, where he’ll cover: Trends in remote working.

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New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

xAPI for Instructional Designers. What’s it about: Ready or not, xAPI has entered the eLearning space. Torrance will walk us through how xAPI will change learning and performance strategies as well as challenges instructional designers may face with the implementation of xAPI. xAPI allows integration of data across multiple platforms and syncing online and offline learning, allowing for better tracking of progress through CE. Learning Business Maturity Model.

Do you need an LRS if your company already has a data lake?

Learning Pool

Most have Business Intelligence tools like Tableau. By adopting an actual specification for how you will go about collecting data (in the form of xAPI and xAPI Profiles) and using an LRS to validate that data on the way in, we avoid pitfalls of lots of useless, unclean data. .

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). There are many benefits and advantages to both businesses and their learners when implementing an LMS. 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).