eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

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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.   In the 1960s, Dr. Bruce Tuckman proposed a team development model that lends some structure to the conversation about xAPI.   In the early Forming and Storming days of xAPI, there were no off-the-shelf tools that supported it.

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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.

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KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Stella runs a consulting company called Paradox Learning , and is based in Calgary, Canada. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. STELLA LEE - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. New tools are emerging that promise to overcome key content availability issues without requiring organizations to abandon or replace existing learning systems. Let’s say you offer an “LMS Consulting 101” course that exists in your LMS at TalentedLearning.com. How about xAPI?

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Integration of mobile learning with e-learning, and with other emerging technologies such as Learning Analytics. Many tools emerged in 2013, offering the capability to create gamified learning experiences. The emergence of more tool and consulting service providers to help clients integrate gamification into their business activities. The emergence of more accrediting agencies around gamification and badging.

TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

Integration of mobile learning with e-learning, and with other emerging technologies such as Learning Analytics. Many tools emerged in 2013, offering the capability to create gamified learning experiences. The emergence of more tool and consulting service providers to help clients integrate gamification into their business activities. The emergence of more accrediting agencies around gamification and badging.

Janhavi Padture – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her prior experience spans academia, consulting, Fortune 100 companies, and a leading advertising agency. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists, on emerging trends in the learning landscape. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? I attribute this to two primary reasons, emerging technology and the growing expectations of the learning & development community.

JANHAVI PADTURE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her prior experience spans academia, consulting, Fortune 100 companies, and a leading advertising agency. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists, on emerging trends in the learning landscape. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? I attribute this to two primary reasons, emerging technology and the growing expectations of the learning & development community.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. What would be your advice to budding learning professionals who aspire to consider consulting as a career option? We were not only embedding the best research into our rules, but were adding machine learning to look for emergent patterns and tune our rules. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies?

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. Meanwhile, a couple of great questions have emerged over the past week.

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Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

There are many companies that provide the tools and consulting services required to help clients integrate gamification into their business activities. It will also amalgamate further with the power of other emerging technologies such as Big Data Analytics and Internet of Things (IoT), providing us with more powerful gamified experiences.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. We, in L&D, are becoming a team of curators, experience designers, and consultants who must find ways to inject and infect learning into the company. Gamification Analyst, Author, Consultant, Speaker, Professor. Sure, xAPI won’t be the fastest growing trend, or the sexiest in 2017.

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ATD ICE 2019: A first timer’s perspective

Rustici Software

By embracing emerging eLearning technologies, learning can be fun, engaging and productive again. It was a great chance to have in-person conversations answering questions about SCORM and xAPI as well as discussing how we help companies distribute, manage and track their content across multiple systems. What an exciting time it is! Thanks to how rapidly technology is advancing, training is more readily available and engaging through various platforms and formats than ever before.

Challenging Trends: Data, Learning and the LRS

HT2 Labs

Learning Pool ‘s latest webinar series, Challenging Trends was designed with the aim to: Explore the origins of the most popular ideas in digital learning today Compare the trends we can see to the challenges we face Dissect the possibilities and potential emerging technologies. The webinar included a Q&A session, with Ben and Deborah responding to many insightful questions regarding the Learning Record Store (LRS) and the xAPI.

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What’s the CEO want to see

Clark Quinn

Instead, this individual is concerned with gaps that have emerged and that they’re fixed. You need to be talking to the business units, using their measures and performance consulting to find and fix the problems. Whatever method, whether xAPI or proprietary, we should be tracking activity and correlating with business metrics. This issue came up recently, and it’s worth a think. What would a CEO hope to see from L&D? And I think this is in two major areas.

Why Use Digital Body Language And Learning Analytics?

Adobe Captivate

A newer concept has emerged that may have the answer to it, and that is digital body language. The answer could lie in xAPI and LRS or even custom coding. xAPI, Learning Record System (LRS), And Custom Coding. xAPI or Experience API, the successor to SCORM, poses unique features such as offline tracking, tracking learner experience, reducing the need for an LMS etc. We can track our eLearning courses wrapped in xAPI using LRS. Consulting And Evaluation.

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

Talented Learning

14) xAPI May Never Arrive. Almost every one of those organizations said they wanted an xAPI-compliant LMS. How are you using xAPI now?” ” Then I wait to hear buyers say, “We aren’t using it yet, because we don’t have an xAPI-compliant system.”

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: According to you, catering to the average Joe is imperative for emerging technologies such as Tin Can API, augmented reality, responsive e-learning, etc. What I don’t think a lot of people realized back then was that the emergence of MOOCs was converging with the informalization of learning. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. We, in L&D, are becoming a team of curators, experience designers, and consultants who must find ways to inject and infect learning into the company. Gamification Analyst, Author, Consultant, Speaker, Professor. xAPI will make serious gains in terms of adoption.

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Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

2 The Business Benefits of xAPI – with Mike Rustici of Watershed. What is xAPI ? Mike Rustici , one of the chief architects behind xAPI, talks about how this emerging standard is redefining learning measurement and advancing training initiatives for businesses in all industries. #1 As consultants, we’ve seen far too many situations where buyers neglected this step, with disastrous results. Another year is drawing to a close – already?

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

She has also been consulting independently for nearly two decades, with a focus on online learning, visual and information strategies and design. She is a Learning Strategy Consultant for Usable Learning. Will is a Learning and Performance Consultant and Researcher, and the author of the popular book, Performance Focused Smile Sheets. Lesley is a Senior Consultant at Learn Appeal and a Facilitator for #chat2lrn on Twitter. What does the future of eLearning hold?

HT2 Labs and eThink Education Partner to Bring Next-Generation Learning Software to the Workplace

HT2 Labs

eThink Education provides fully-managed solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learning Management Systems (LMS) including cloud hosting, implementation, integration, consultation, and management services. eThink’s service-heavy, consultative approach enables clients to customize their online platform to meet their unique need sets. eThink Education is excited to announce a partnership with award-winning software firm HT2 Labs.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 7, 2020

Mike Taylor

I’m super excited about the Zapier tricks Devlin Peck shared and how you can use it to trigger MailChimp campaigns based on xAPI activity.) The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning.

HT2 Labs to Partner with Kineo for Learning Technologies 2019

HT2 Labs

For 2019, HT2 Labs will be partnering with global workplace learning consultancy Kineo , with a combined stand in the Exhibition Hall for the duration of the conference. Curatr LXP combines our expertise in Social & Personalized Learning to create a next-generation Learning Experience Platform that supports the development of emerging and experienced leaders.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2021

Limestone Learning

This webinar, led by Kiara Graham, Learning Strategy Consultant at D2L, will discuss the advantages of online learning and focus on strategies your organization can use to optimize their learning offerings for a new, digital, post-pandemic workplace.

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Instructional Design: The Process – 1

Origin Learning

There have been all types of blend in learning, using all possible avenues from brick-and-mortar classrooms, virtual classrooms, eLearning, digital tutorials, videos, to xAPI tracking all forms of social or informal learning. Itis a mammoth task and will require a series of articles before a picture begins to emerge. She is a seasoned professional in the eLearning space, consults for various global organizations.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

access to experts (consult) knowledge management (research) performance support (perform) talent management (advance) structured learning (train) social networking and collage (share) Let''s walk through ''em now: Talent Management: people have competencies, they need them, jobs requirement them. Portal Search Engine knowledge base, communities, courses xAPI Learning Record Store Analytics/reports Newsfeeds How do we create ecosystem solutions?

Big Sponge Hangout Roundup

Sponge UK

4 days 8 hours of content 10 pre-recorded videos 4 live interviews 25 participants 30 countries Trends Across the four days we saw common trends emerge from the different areas that were covered. Using video to increase engagement was discussed with media consultant, Nick Beddows on Day One: “We evolved to interpret the world around us by seeing it, so video is a way of relating to a very hard-wired process that you can’t ignore.

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Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

Today's interview in the Vision 2016 series is with Todd Kasenberg, Principal, Guiding Star Communications and Consulting. I think we will see more thinking emerge about how the Experience API (xAPI or Tin Can) can enable informal learning, and how things like impromptu search-based study, so much a part of our lives, can be connected to a learning record store.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

As a learning technology selection consultant, I’ve seen how easy it is to get caught up in LMS features and functionality. In recent years, we’ve heard a lot about the emerging xAPI specification that lets learning content and systems track all types of activities and record them in a learning record store (LRS). Mike Rustici, CEO of Watershed LRS , has played a pivotal role in xAPI development.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. Plus, with technology like xAPI , we now have the ability to track and analyze learning interactions with incredible precision. I have now reviewed over 130 systems in-depth, and I definitely see some trends emerging.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Moreover, their access to today’s technology means that they think they don’t need an external PR consultant to help them. They can manipulate their accounts to show that in-house PR costs very little when compared with employing an external PR consultant. As a result, the new discipline of curation has emerged.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? Trends: User-focused performance consultancy and more nimble processes to match. What does 2019 have in store for digital learning trends?

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

With their signature blend of storytelling, dialogue, and drama, the consultants at Root will show you exactly what your managers need to power change. Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: xAPI – Geek Free and Ready to Go Is xAPI here to stay? Until recently, using xAPI meant custom programming, close work with your LRS provider, and custom reporting tools. Today, xAPI is ready for wider adoption.

Q&A With a Learning Experience Design Pro: Our Newest Rockstar, Marty Rosenheck

eLearning Brothers

a thought leader and sought-after consultant, speaker, and writer on the application of cognitive science research to learning and performance. And that’s kind of the work that I’ve done in consulting and studying it. Zach Batty: You know, you mentioned 2 or 3 things there, social learning, xAPI, things like that, if you were to pick one thing, what is getting you most excited about what’s going on in the learning world right now?

2016 Reflections

Clark Quinn

I also was engaged in a number of consulting engagements, working with folks to deepen their understanding (and mine), to achieve meaningful outcomes. Yet in each case, we’re still in the stage before standards emerge that will make a real market. Fortunately, analytics is seeing a boon from the standardization around xAPI. This is the last Learnlet for 2016, and so it’s time for some reflections on what has been an ‘interesting’ year.