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. Questions: Do you need a LMS and a LRS? How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? xAPI Tools.

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

Talented Learning

By leveraging technologies like AI, machine learning and the xAPI standard, innovative analytics tools are making it possible to measure learning in ways that create significant business value. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What tools do we actually need?

Eric Schuermann – 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.) We are able to more truly capture the learning experience, which gives e-Learning developers and L&D experts the feedback they need to know what works and what doesn’t, and to continue to upgrade and enhance online training content to be as effective as possible. Where do you think the industry is moving?

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. The ability to track learning, critical to a Learning Management System (which really is a Course Management System), requires knowing who has done what, and how well. So, does xAPI replace SCORM? .

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. It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. Skill Gap Analysis.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

The industry is awash in evolving learning technology features such as micro and adaptive learning, gamification, alternate and virtual reality, xAPI, big data, social, content curation, user experience, video, integration and the list goes on and on. Do you see signs of this now?

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? Why On-Demand Economy Companies Know Service Provider Training is Mission-Critical. But how do you design, manage and deliver training in this brave new world? Licensing and Pricing Guide.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. The good news is that HTML5 technology provides many tools urgently needed to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

So, how do you weigh up which option is right for you? Before you have a demo… Spend a bit of time putting together your shopping list (pun absolutely intended) and doing a bit of research before you invest too much time in demos and free trials – we do love a list!

Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. Ability to brand, add logo, do quite a bit on your own – Easy too – No developer skills needed.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Storyline’s code is customizable, opening up full flexibility… if you have the skill to do so. Overcoming the authoring skills gap. Ben Digman, Learning Experience Designer at Vacasa , explained: “We started to explore solutions like Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline and xAPI, but we couldn’t find an elearning developer who was strong enough in instructional design, and vice versa.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

" Mushroom and fern " by Manuel Barroso Parejo is licensed by Unsplash. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. Why and What Should You Do?

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

eLearning 24-7

Lots to get do, so little time or space for that matter. What about vendors who are “nextgen” but still a work in progress – in the sense that they need a tweak here, or a tweak there or what are they doing with that – but otherwise this is very next gen? Then where do you place vendors who have been around but offer the capabilities including more robust statistics? How do I define NextGen? Skill gap? Oh, SCORM and xAPI too.