xAPI Camp – DevLearn: Call for Proposals Ends 8/10

MakingBetter

The next xAPI Camp is taking place at DevLearn on September 29, 2015. We are looking for brand new stories of you or your company using xAPI. We’re looking for big ideas and big challenges that will blow minds and spark a multitude of conversations — not just during xAPI Camp but all week long at DevLearn. Presenting at an xAPI Camp puts you in the vanguard of the vanguard of where learning, design and technology meet.

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XAPI Gaining Traction: An interview with Megan Torrance

Web Courseworks

She works with clients to create custom online, live and blended learning solutions that meet specific needs, quickly and cost effectively. One of the things Dr. Aleckson noticed in the exhibit hall was there seemed to be less Learning Management System software companies exhibiting, more content development companies, a solid presence of LRS vendors, and Megan agreed. Megan led a session with Rob Houck from LearnShare on the Learning Record Store and the XAPI.

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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. And if you are tracking, you can't switch vendors. Along

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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. 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).

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 We created a strategic framework that mapped knowledge sharing to measurable gains in productivity, quality and revenue. 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”). Right now, “Tin Can” refers to xAPI. xAPI has this.

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Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Or are you just confused by all the abbreviations like: SCORM, AICC, XAPI, and CMI5? It makes it possible to create an e-Learning course in any authoring environment and run it in any SCORM compliant LMS and report your learners results to that LMS. The basic set up of a SCORM compliant course is simple, here is how it works: You create a course in an e-Learning authoring tool (like easygenerator) or in a LMS. SCORM and XAPI / Tincan. SCORM and XAPI compared.

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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.

Learner-to-learner collaboration with xAPI

SmartBuilder

Well, thanks to the magic of xAPI and the power of SmartBuilder, now they can. I just completed the xAPI Cohort, “a free, vendor-neutral, 12-week learning-by-doing project-based team learning experience about the Experience API.” To get an overview of our xAPI Cohort project and how the leaderboard was created, watch the session recording from 09:30 – 25:00. The post Learner-to-learner collaboration with xAPI appeared first on SmartBuilder Awesome Sauce.

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What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

Over the past three years, xAPI has emerged as the hot new standard for delivering online training. xAPI is often described as the next evolution of SCORM. While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. But what is xAPI? What is xAPI? is still the most popular authoring standard used in eLearning, its weaknesses triggered the development of xAPI. How xAPI works.

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Some causes of low xAPI adoption

Course Index

Back in 2015 we published an article on elearningindustry.com about Rustici Software’s Experience API, aka xAPI, aka Tin Can API. So, now it’s nearly 2020 and we can begin to answer the question, to what extent has the global learning community actually adopted xAPI?

Some causes of slow xAPI adoption

Course Index

Back in 2015 we published an article on elearningindustry.com about Rustici Software’s Experience API, aka xAPI, aka Tin Can API. So, now it’s nearly 2020 and we can begin to answer the question, to what extent has the global learning community actually adopted xAPI?

How to Create a Learning Measurement Plan with xAPI

Watershed

Designing a learning measurement strategy with xAPI takes time and planning, but do you know where to start? Last month, we celebrated xAPI xAPRIL during which L&D practitioners from Caterpillar, Quicken Loans, Behr Process, Verizon, and PwC shared how they track learning within their organizations. Specifically, they explained how they leverage xAPI-enabled tools to make it happen. xAPI Case Studies. Behr Process: How to feed xAPI data into other applications.

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A Glance Back at xAPI; A Look Ahead at Data Ownership

MakingBetter

” Well, my objectives with xAPI were the following: Enable data interoperability across systems. Lower the barrier to entry and remove the obstacles to creating and improving learning experiences. Now, normally, it takes years for anyone to use a spec like what we’ve created. None of us standards nerds are used to the market so quickly adopting what we create. Other LRS vendors are following suit.

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5 Critical Questions To Ask Potential LMS Vendors

KnowledgeAnywhere

There are the basic question of pricing and features that you will, of course, be asking potential vendors. However, there are some deeper questions that you should take the time to ask potential LMS vendors to help determine if they will be a good fit for a long term partnership with your business. Here is a list of 5 critical questions you and your team should ask when talking to LMS vendors. xAPI allows for deeper tracking of your training campaign.

xAPI, JTBD, LTG: Abbreviated Insight into Tim Martin’s ATD TechKnowledge and Learning Technologies Presence

Rustici Software

Tim Martin is acting as our fearless leader as he presents two sessions at ATD TechKnowledge –one about xAPI and one about Jobs to be Done (JTBD)–in San Jose and attends Learning Technologies in London. I’d also recommend this session if you are a vendor looking to understand the reason consumers ultimately purchase your product. A Learner Report that includes attachments associated with an xAPI course. Events Rustici Software xAPIHappy new year!

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. Funnily enough, Tin Can (xAPI) , which we’ll examine next, adopts a similar approach to AICC regarding the HACP and, as a result, can track data across domains, or indeed, almost anywhere. 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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gomo Named a “Hot Vendor in Learning” by Leading Analyst Firm [press release]

gomo learning

Vendors selected for the Aragon Research “Hot Vendor” report are chosen for their ability to be noteworthy, visionary, and innovative. gomo, the leading provider of eLearning authoring, video, hosting and analytics, has been included in the list of “Hot Vendors for Learning 2019” by Aragon Research, Inc. The report recognizes gomo as a vendor of choice for enterprises that need a comprehensive video learning platform. “We’re

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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.

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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.

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

Talented Learning

But the industry’s unbridled expansion started to lose steam a couple of years ago, when vendors began seeking growth through acquisition. And as vendors focus more heavily on gaining market share dominance, buyers should prepare for further M&A confusion, uncertainty and disruption.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

Work closely with your LMS vendor. You may want to further divide some tasks into smaller pieces, or create workflows. You can also group tasks by dividing your implementation into five phases, like this: 1: Before vendor is selected | 2: After vendor is selected | 3: During contract negotiations | 4: Before go-live | 5: After go-live. Create a list of compliance courses required of all personnel. Ask your new LMS vendor about this.).

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SCORM vs. Tin Can (xAPI) vs. AICC: What’s the difference?

eLearningMind

Before we get into how SCORM, Tin Can (also called xAPI, or meaning Experience API), and AICC are different, let’s start with what they all have in common: a complicated acronym (AICC is a doozy), and standards and specifications for eLearning content that is compatible across multiple platforms.

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The Importance of Alliances

eLearning Brothers

The technical advancements of the last decade offer exciting new ways to deliver content and create truly innovative solutions: social networking, search engines, portals, data analytics, xAPI protocols, advanced mobile, augmented and virtual reality, and the list gets more and more interesting. The solution required two vendors to work together: one to build the technology and one to build the content. Today’s learning ecosystem is expanding.

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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. But sending learners to a different vendor LMS for each course makes no sense. In today’s economy, businesses must depend on partners, resellers, contractors and other external constituents to create value. How about xAPI? Next, you create a deployment. Tips for creating a viable LMS shortlist.

Is it Time to Switch to a New LMS?

Meridian

There are numerous reasons why these organizations are unhappy with their LMS vendor. Over time, the organization has evolved, and training requirements have changed, but often their legacy LMS is no longer fit-for-purpose or the vendor doesn’t provide adequate support and services to meet the client’s developing needs. Also in 2020, the Covid pandemic created unprecedented changes. Most LMS vendors use a third-party solution provider to manage the implementation process.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Many tools emerged in 2013, offering the capability to create gamified learning experiences. Tools evolving further allowing us to create ‘Adaptive’ content for just-in-time learning and performance support. More vendors, developers, and organizations embracing Tin Can in their learning designs, and extending its power to Talent Analytics and other broader parts of the enterprise.

Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

Clinging to every little thing creates houses that are disorganized, dysfunctional and sometimes even dangerous. There are multiple reasons why your business should create a data purge strategy. Long story short: storage vendors are running a business, just like you do. Thus far, we’ve focused on creating a data purge strategy. 2) Consider Creating a Central Repository. To avoid this issue, create a central repository of documents accessed most often.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

More and more vendors (authoring tools, Learning Management Systems, social platforms, mobile games, and simulations) are adopting or testing this new standard. It allows data to be dynamically pulled from external sources into a course during run-time, and helps create new ways of interaction between learners and instructors during training. We can see a growing number of vendors (ebooks, games, simulations, LMSs, etc.)

Differences in deploying an LRS in theory and in practice

Experience API

What better way to learn than to hear someone’s real world experience with the various learning tools and technologies before jumping into your own practical application of xAPI? As you begin to use xAPI, you’ll need to decide which type of Learning Record Store (LRS) you need.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Market demand has grown, along with the number of vendors, business uses, integration points and related feature sets — and with good reason. Other organizations such as Maestro and Allego have created specialized mobile applications for internal and external sales force learning that can’t be replicated by a traditional LMS. #12 More than 700 LMS vendors is too many for the market to sustain indefinitely. Which vendors are leading in each LMS category.

Learning analytics examples: 5 case studies of data insights in action

Learning Pool

The Experience API (xAPI for short) is far more than just an update to SCORM, the popular standard for tracking data from a learning management system. xAPI opens up a whole new world of possibilities for learning analytics.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? I wouldn’t call it pondering rather I would call it a huge misnomer in the entire authoring tool industry, course development industry – with vendors here – when it comes to course standards. Vendor buy-in. to add xAPI. .

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? I wouldn’t call it pondering rather I would call it a huge misnomer in the entire authoring tool industry, course development industry – with vendors here – when it comes to course standards. Vendor buy-in. to add xAPI. .

Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students

Kitaboo

The Fluidic player can support all types of files, such as PDFs, DOCX, PPTs, videos, SCORM, AICC, and xAPI-compliant packages. It has powerful tools to create, design, store, and deliver online learning with powerful track completion and assessment progress.

How big data changes the training scenery

Matrix

The only way for instructional designers to create customized courses for each trainee is to first know their specific learning needs. Since learning management systems can store enormous amounts of data on each user, trainers can create customized courses for all learners. Find out more about xAPI and how it works here. We live in a world of data. Money is no longer our only currency; big data is catching up.

With Gratitude…

MakingBetter

We created things with great people. We launched an online journal, the xAPI Quarterly , kickstarting the publishing arm of our business, Connections Forum , and we ran our first events, xAPI Camps that each were co-created with our participants. Grateful for the xAPI Community. It’s the xAPI community I want to talk specifically to now. We know there’s been incredible growth in xAPI adoption. xAPI is in every way a stunning success.

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