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. xAPI—a catalyst. Let us show you how xAPI can transform your learning.

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xAPI Community

Torrance Learning

ADL created a community with their xAPI cohorts and we’re aiming to do the same with our Spring 2016 xAPI Learning Cohort. We got our feet wet with a mini xAPI Learning Cohort in 2015, and now we’re ready to take the plunge by opening up this learning experience to everyone.

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Why xAPI? or Why Should I Care About xAPI?

eLearning Brothers

Our DevLearn 2017 eLearning Rockstars stage covered all of the top trends and techniques in eLearning development today, including xAPI. During his session, Hruska explored the business value behind learning ecosystems. How the Experience API (xAPI) is an enabler.

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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.

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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. 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?

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xAPI conceptualized

Clark Quinn

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the xAPI Base Camp, to present on content strategy. While I was there, I remembered that I have some colleagues who don’t see the connection between xAPI and learning.

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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. Connect Learning to Business Objectives.

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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? He’s best known as the founder of Rustici Software , where he advanced SCORM market adoption and developed its next-generation standard, the xAPI. SCORM and xAPI are perfect examples. When did xAPI enter the picture?

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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! Tell me about the Watershed mission and vision as it relates to xAPI and LRS. .

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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.

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eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status. eLearning xAPI

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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. Why xAPI Matters?

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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. Right now, “Tin Can” refers to xAPI.

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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.

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. ” in ways that make sense to the business.

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Why xAPI? A Business Leader's Getting Started Guide Webinar Recap

Yet Analytics

For many L&D teams, getting started with xAPI is all about finding the balance between meeting strategic organization-wide data transformation goals and defining an achievable, feasible, and valuable team-level proof of concept. webinar xapi cohort case study data strategy

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Free xAPI HTML5 Video Player

Learning Dojo

I have been extremely busy. One template that I have been spending some extra time on has been my xAPI HTML5 Video Player. I wanted an easy way for someone who does not know code or xAPI to track a video. I really just wanted a simple way to track video with xAPI.

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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XAPI Gaining Traction: An interview with Megan Torrance

Web Courseworks

Megan brings over a decade of business consulting and project management experience to her instructional design and development work. Megan led a session with Rob Houck from LearnShare on the Learning Record Store and the XAPI. The xAPI and the LMS: What does the future hold?

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Why SCORM is More Popular than xAPI

LearnDash

However, I think this says more about xAPI/Tin Can API than it does SCORM. There are many reasons for SCORM ‘s continued dominance that deserve discussion, but in my opinion the one often overlooked component is the marketing efforts (or lack thereof) for xAPI. First off, it can’t be overlooked that xAPI has two names (xAPI & Tin Can API). The “xAPI” moniker is the shortened version fo “Experience API” So yeah, more confusion.

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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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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.

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xAPI Camp Videos on Connections Forum

MakingBetter

As promised, almost every other day we’re posting something new from our one-day xAPI Camp that took place at University of Central Florida on March 24. LRS and xAPI Conformance. Speaking the Language of Business. There are many more videos to go, and you can check out what different organizations are doing with the Experience API right now ! Andy Johnson. Ben Betts. Enabling Personal Data Ownership. Marty Rosenheck. Driving Innovation in Teacher Education.

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Best Business Process – Identifying Data Sources for Business Insight

RISC

The State of Learning Data & xAPI You’ve likely heard the phrase, “Business Runs on Data” but what does this mean for L&D? With the advent of xAPI, organizations can gain understanding of employee behavior and performance better than ever. Competencies Learning Data LMS LRS Reports xAPI and cmi5 Dashboards xAPI

Your Performance Support Doesn't Speak xAPI? 3 Reasons it Should

Ontuitive

​By now, you’ve heard the buzz regarding what’s variously called Experience API , xAPI, or The Tin Can API. However, at this point, you might be wondering how xAPI is relevant to performance support and workflow learning. Don’t have an xAPI-compliant LMS?

eLearning: Is it Time to Jump on the xAPI Bandwagon?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      xAPI and the Tin Can Project. Few eLearning developers have ever developed or seen an eLearning project that uses xAPI. However, given the fact that eLearning development tools and learning platforms now support xAPI, it may be the time to jump on the xAPI bandwagon.    What is xAPI? Many people say that xAPI is the next version of SCORM.  Along comes xAPI.  Is xAPI here to stay?

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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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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.”.

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What is the plan for DISC, xAPI, and ADL?

MakingBetter

Towards the end of last year, our big announcement was the formation of the not-for-profit Consortium formed to handle the governance and address the evolution of xAPI with/for ADL. xAPI, being open-source and licensed as Apache 2.0, That’s a feature, not a bug — we licensed xAPI in this way so that it couldn’t be trapped in US DoD the way SCORM was. To make implementations of xAPI interoperable, we can’t limit the responsibility on LRSs.

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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.

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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 Teachable doesn’t offer any support for Cp, xAPI or SCORM. Blog Captivate SCORM tracking xapi

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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., The post Understanding Impact MOOC For xAPI Beginners: Making Sense Of Week 1 appeared first on HT2 Labs. Data & Analytics xAPI

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Y Is xAPI So x-Zillerating?

ATD Learning Technologies

xAPI promises far more than its predecessor, the SCORM standard, which tracked e-learning activity in learning management systems. While you don’t necessarily need xAPI, note the authors of the TD at Work issue, odds are you’ll want it in the future for these reasons.

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Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

LearnUpon

While many eLearning vendors still support AICC, the standard is usually a legacy of older platforms and businesses. eLearning now: Tin Can (xAPI). I’ll begin with the Tin Can API, also known as xAPI, officially released as version 1.0

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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. Sick of SCORM yet?

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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. What about xAPI and data privacy?

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