xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Between November 2014’s xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI track at DevLearn 2014, we hit our stride. We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using xAPI to accomplish. What happened at xAPI Camp Amazon?

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What is xAPI?

Degreed

The Experience API (xAPI) is a technical specification that makes it easier for learning technologies to connect to each other. How does xAPI work? We like to use a USB analogy to help describe how xAPI works. The xAPI specification works in much the same way.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

But an exploding media with an overwhelming Social media and the need to harness the learning content that is garnered from different sources became imperative. What is xAPI? This API captures data in a consistent format about a person or group’s activities from many technologies.

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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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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. you might think comes down to a format called.

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. measuring engagement in mobile and social learning programs.

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about. We've got just the live, online class for you: xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started.   As adoption of xAPI begins to take hold, it allows for more robust and interesting tracking of the learning process.   Learn more or sign up for "xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started" her

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about. We've got just the live, online class for you: xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started.   As adoption of xAPI begins to take hold, it allows for more robust and interesting tracking of the learning process.   Learn more or sign up for "xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started" her

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about. We've got just the live, online class for you: xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started.   As adoption of xAPI begins to take hold, it allows for more robust and interesting tracking of the learning process.   Learn more or sign up for "xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started" her

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Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

Which brings us to the question as to the start of how to craft, design, and lay the foundation of using the social media platform as an effective engagement tool in the sphere of learning? What if the social learning platform can track, measure, and even predict a learner’s behavior?

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. measuring engagement in mobile and social learning programs. These are all great reasons to use xAPI, but they don’t always resonate with key stakeholders in other parts of the business. If your business team wants those results, xAPI offers the key to that optimization.

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17 Things You Can Do Better With xAPI Than with SCORM

ATD Learning Technologies

As adoption of xAPI (the Experience API, or Tin Can API) begins to spread, the convergence of working and learning offers instructional designers the opportunity—and the challenge—to do more than ever before. Here are 17 things you can do better with xAPI than with SCORM.

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Tin Can API: A Must for Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Learning in the 21 st century has become all-pervasive, transcending physical boundaries of a classroom-and- instructor based format. Tin Can API or Experience API or xAPI as it is called helps organizations do just this.

Continuous Learning: The Social Give and Take of Podcasting

Talented Learning

What I didn’t expect were the unintended, social learning benefits of podcasting. I wanted to create conversational content in a convenient, accessible format. It’s a fundamental dimension of continuous social learning.

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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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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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. “One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” ” ~ Rustici Software.

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Most of the authoring tools allow you to publish your courses to HTML5 format along with the Flash format. Apart from this, we actively engage with the customers on the Social Media channels to help them create world-class e-learning content.

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Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

Should compliance courses be maintained in paper formats as an alternative, in case of a system failure? Exploration of the benefits of xAPI, and how it can be effectively introduced. If you’d like to attend a free webinar on how to implement your LMS, join me tomorrow ! Quite a few of us hear the words “learning management system implementation” and run for the hills. It’s natural to be afraid of taking on a project that is totally outside of your normal, everyday function.

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3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality

TOPYX LMS

Every social learning management system (LMS) needs Tin Can API functionality. This API captures data in a consistent format about a person or group’s activities from many technologies.” What Does xAPI Have to Do with SCORM? xAPI is sometimes referred to as SCORM’s successor.

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Better Inform Your Training Evaluation (Part Two)

Riptide Software

As you read this post, remember that learning technology is in a good position - enterprise giants and many social media platforms use activity streams and a format similar to the Actor, Verb, Object structure of the Experience API (xAPI) for evaluation.

Product Upgrade—Origin Konnect Goes Mobile! by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Origin Learning announces the launch of the mobile app for Konnect, its cloud-hosted social learning platform. across multiple operating systems and supports a variety of course formats including SCORM, AICC, and the xAPI (Tin Can). Design & Development Tools Mobile Learning Social Media Training StrategiesThe app works.

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Some new elearning companies ;)

Clark Quinn

It addresses compliance, and checks a whole suite of boxes such as media portals, social, and many non-LMS things including xAPI. They have developed an authoring tool that makes it easy for you to animate dancers moving in precise formations that spell out content. design mobile social technologyAs I continue to track what’s happening, I get the opportunity to review a wide number of products and services.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Learning management systems are used to deploy a variety of learning strategies across different formats, including formal, experiential and social learning to manage functions such as compliance training, certification management and sales enablement.

What is an LRS?

LearnUpon

A Learning Record Store, or LRS, is a system that’s used in conjunction with xAPI to collect, store and retrieve people’s learning experiences. xAPI is an eLearning specification that makes it possible to collect learning data from a wide array of sources. Social features e.g. forums.

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Challenging Trends: Data, Learning and the LRS

HT2 Labs

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. If you need more information regarding either of those things, you can download the Learning Technology Manager’s Guide to xAPI. How easy is it to record activity from a non xAPI source? “There are three basic ways of getting data into an xAPI Learning Record Store like Learning Locker®.

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Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: In this age where PR has greatly transformed with the power of social media networking, how significant is it still for organizations to rely on external professional PR services such as yours vis-à-vis building in-house PR capability to build brand and customer relationships? Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector.

Popular Trends Of 2016 – Shaping The E-Learning Industry Today And Tomorrow

G-Cube

Modern LMS are xAPI or Tin Can enabled where organizations and learners can collect data outside of an learning management system from any learning experience, completed in any environment, on any device. The future of social technology can be understood by exploring it can engage employees.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. This is a “profile” for using the xAPI specification with learning management systems. GIF (Graphics Interchange Format).

The LMS of the future: two predictions

Matrix

Features like gamification , collaboration tools, virtual social networking, integrations with third party productivity tools, along with mobile apps and responsive design, are more common in today’s LMSs than they were in the past. Take xAPI for example.

6 questions to ask yourself before buying an LMS

Matrix

What formats will your LMS have to support? Before deciding on what product to buy, the decision makers have to take into account the product’s capacity to abide by either AICC, SCORM, xAPI and lately cmi5. Read more: Top 3 benefits of xAPI in a training environment.

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What I Learned at LSCon

Experiencing eLearning

Mark Sheppard: Building a Learning and Social-Collaborative Ecosystem in Slack. One note is that Learning Locker is working with xAPIs that can talk to Slack and pull data. Even without xAPI, you can get other data from Slack, like how many emojis were used to answer a poll. We can see it in our heads (or the SMEs can see it in their heads), but we have to get it in a format learners can use. Jane Bozarth: New Ideas for Using Social Tools for Learning.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

In words of Megan Bowe , now with xAPI, we can focus on different activities and track different interactions between the technology and the user. Now, xAPI allows for a comprehensive view of activities across all the systems. Mayra Aixa Villar.

The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

SCORM/xAPI (Tin Can). Social media integration ————————————————– An LMS. SCORM, xAPI, and LRS. The two most common standards are SCORM and xAPI. Social Media integration.

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.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

How playing games can boost the formation of new memories. For many years, instructional designers have been creating eLearning content in a format that is suitable for a single size screen. Why xAPI? or Why Should I Care About xAPI?

How to Train and Develop Millennials Today?

Gyrus

The computers became quicker by month, they changed size, formats, shapes, in storage capacity, and are continuing to adapt in large part to this generation’s inclusion on forward tech designing teams. Social media, in theory, should be a detriment to an individual’s development.