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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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. But what is xAPI? What is xAPI? xAPI is the result of that work. How xAPI works. The benefits of xAPI.

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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 In 2003, the eLearning startup I worked for shuttered its doors as our customers moved to adopt SCORM, and we had no idea how to do that. xAPI has this.

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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. If your business team wants those results, xAPI offers the key to that optimization.

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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.  Along comes xAPI.  Is xAPI here to stay?

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Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

Quick Overview of xAPI. Before going into how mLevel has built consumers for its event hub to parse into xAPI statements, it is important to understand how xAPI works and what the goal is. mLevel Events to xAPI Statements.

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How to add attachments to an xAPI course in Lectora: xAPI Party demo

Experience API

Last Friday, we were excited to be involved in xAPI Party. The celebration marked the end of the xAPI Cohort run by Torrance Learning (their next Cohort starts February 1) and our Director of Products TJ Seabrooks gave a demo. Customize for your needs.

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gomo’s Enhanced xAPI Reporting Feature

gomo learning

gomo’s Enhanced xAPI Reporting feature means you have more insights into how your learners are performing, the effectiveness of your learning programs, and how L&D is affecting the organization’s bottom line. What is Enhanced xAPI Reporting?

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What’s next? Continued progress on products and upcoming events

Rustici Software

We’ve talked a lot about our upcoming feature releases mainly because we’re excited about all the significant development efforts we’re bringing to our products this year. Our customer response so far has been great, but we still have folks asking us: What’s next?

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Clarifying how xAPI relates to platforms, monitoring and testing

Experience API

Recently, we received an inquiry from someone who was trying to make sense of xAPI. Is xAPI installed on a platform? When it comes to how xAPI relates to platforms, xAPI is a communication and data model protocol specification that defines a Learning Record Store (or LRS). Can xAPI monitor device activity? Content and/or eLearning systems use the web service communication protocol defined by the xAPI spec to store data in and retrieve data from the LRS.

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Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

Quick Overview of xAPI. Before going into how mLevel has built consumers for its event hub to parse into xAPI statements, it is important to understand how xAPI works and what the goal is. mLevel Events to xAPI Statements.

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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? And, to help you get ready for a productive spring, we’re sharing a guide that you can use to prepare and build your own measurement strategy. xAPI Case Studies.

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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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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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Helping Lockheed Martin and HCLabs play SCORM and xAPI

Rustici Software

At Rustici Software, we’re lucky to have a slew of great clients doing interesting things with the products we provide. On even more rare occasions, we have clients like hyperCision who come to us looking for creative ways to provide solutions to the customers they serve.

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Building a learning ecosystem that works with xAPI

Matrix

The next step is xAPI. What exactly is xAPI? xAPI is designed to solve all these issues by accessing all known learning mediums and storing the information from them in a ‘tin can’ (this was actually the initial name given to the project). What xAPI means for corporate learning.

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Raptivity Celebrates 10 Glorious Years of Customer Success!

Raptivity

Raptivity, a finely crafted interactivity builder that offers a rich collection of 190+ templates for creating eLearning interactions completes ten years of customer success. It was amongst the first to support HTML5 interactions and Tin Can tracking (xAPI).

GDPR came and went: how it impacted our products

Rustici Software

Our tools can be many things to many people, with each product having its own set of data privacy scenarios to think through. We were proud that we already valued our customers’ data as their own, never shared it out with a third-party for commercial gain and took every reasonable step to keep data secure. We also put some GDPR-required Data Processing Addendums in place for all the tools we use and with customers who rely on our hosted tools.

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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Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

eLearning 24-7

xAPI will be arriving in Q4 2015. What is worse is that clients/customers who see high course completion actually believe that the learner is truly comprehending the information.

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.

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Expanding the problems we solve for our customers

Rustici Software

Some folks may think, “You’re the SCORM people”, others may be more specific, “You build and sell the Rustici Engine product” (following it up with all of the learning standards we support), and others still may think of us as “ SCORM Cloud ” and all that entails. What we’ve heard loud and clear from both the industry and our customers is a need to more seamlessly connect content and platforms. In a lot of ways, 2019 is business as usual at Rustici Software.

cmi5 and Expanded PENS Support in SCORM Engine 2017.1

Rustici Software

The Package Exchange Notification System (PENS) is a great example of a feature that’s inspired by our customers. To that end, we have included support for content types in PENS of “cmi5”, “xapi”, and “tcapi”. Products SCORM Engine xAPI

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Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

Consumer confidence is also jeopardized, which could cost you far more in the long-run than lost time and productivity. For example, rather than capturing every tiny piece of information you can from customers, think strategically about what matters.

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? LRSs and LMSs are very different products. xAPI Tools.

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Webinar: Future of eLearning – The Death of the LMS and eLearning s Next Generation of Tools

eLearning Brothers

Have you heard of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), SCORM, or XAPI? This recording of that webinar covers adaptive learning, experiential learning, and how xAPI is being applied to provide just-in-time knowledge at the point of need.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform. It’s about trying to answer key questions our customers are most likely to ask. xAPI adoption is still in process.

How big data changes the training scenery

Matrix

Until recently, the more data a business had — about how to improve their product/service, about the competition, about new technologies — the better their chances to be successful. Find out more about xAPI and how it works here. We live in a world of data.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Among LMS specialists, differentiation tends to start with the target learning audience: employees, extended enterprise (customers, channel partners and other non-employees), academic institutions, associations or commercial training companies.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

If a customer service agent has had to sit through dry lecture videos that were filmed ten years ago, which are now online, that may be their image of eLearning.”

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. John: I think we created a product that was truly unique and powerful at a time when there were no other solutions available for those who needed to create courses.

Making Meaning

Experience API

For years, we have relied on our products to be the solution to a number of complex problems facing companies that use learning standards. If you’re building an LMS or authoring tool and you need AICC or SCORM or, more recently, xAPI, we have a product that can do the heavy lifting.

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Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

Since we started working with standards in 2003, we’ve been active within the community and try to build software that spares customers having to deal with the standards. This is the essence of a products company. Ideas Spec Effort Standards xAPI

The Latest: What consumers are seeking; plus video and mobile data

eLearning 24-7

Fear not, the products I had of interest, will still be reviewed and one of them, a product review soon after. Besides the usual of mobile and video (more on that in a sec), the biggest requests these days are for xAPI, custom domain control and LRS. While you do not need an LRS to have xAPI, and xAPI is still a work in progress, it will get better over time. Custom domain control. How do we as an industry help our customers?

Editing a Sequencing Drag and Drop Template Styles

eLearning Brothers

Super simple, and a nice combination of custom interaction and standard Storyline functionality. There’s not a ton more to say about this drag and drop template beyond the extremely awesome xAPI integration we’ve included.