Learner-to-learner collaboration with xAPI


Have you ever wanted to allow your learners to collaborate or compete within a lesson? Well, thanks to the magic of xAPI and the power of SmartBuilder, now they can. Here’s a sample quiz and leaderboard which demonstrates one type of learner-to-learner data sharing.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?


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? So, as it is still critical, let’s do a quick primer on xAPI. 4 reasons to choose xAPI.

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What is xAPI?


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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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. tracking learner performance inside a course. Track Modern Learners.

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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. When the clip ends, the learner can.

What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?


It’s called xAPI. What is XAPI? xAPI allows for deeper tracking of learning. This application is able to track the information learners seek whether that be through the elearning content provided by a company or outside information on the internet. How to use xAPI.

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xAPI – The future of personalised learning?

Growth Engineering

Tin Can API , Experience API, xAPI…. Although xAPI is still very much in its early stages, the learning and development industry is working its hardest to iron out all of the creases. What is xAPI? xAPI is a new specification for learning technology.

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Degreed Definitions: Getting Started with xAPI (Part 2)


Part one of our 2-part xAPI series taught us the basics of Experience API (xAPI) including the definition and how it works between systems. This post will explore getting started with xAPI and the data that comes with it! Defining Terms api degreed watershed xApi

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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?

xAPI xAPRIL: Celebrating 5 Years of the Experience API


Join us as we celebrate xAPI xAPRIL and recognize five years of the Experience API—including free resources, real-world xAPI case studies, and prizes! You've come a long way, xAPI! we are thrilled with the progress of xAPI. What’s New with xAPI 1.0.3? Using xAPI.

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Y Is xAPI So x-Zillerating?

ATD Learning Technologies

xAPI promises far more than its predecessor, the SCORM standard, which tracked e-learning activity in learning management systems. While you don’t necessarily need xAPI, note the authors of the TD at Work issue, odds are you’ll want it in the future for these reasons.

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eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Now continuing education and training providers are trying to motivate and engage millennial learners. Game-based learning is also on the rise, as organizations seek to engage and challenge learners. Research shows that learners retain up to 9% more using game mechanics in courses.

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Top 5 Highly Discussed eLearning Trends So Far

Swift eLearning Services

So, to catchup with the technology, eLearning vendors accustom these changes in the technology to provide the learners the best learning experience. As time goes, in the field of eLearning industry new trends will take place or any new updations take place in the existing technology.

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. tracking learner performance inside a course. 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. Track Modern Learners.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – October 2015


also known as xAPI and Tin Can API). We are dedicated to providing you with relevant articles and newsletters covering the evolving eLearning, learning management, and social learning landscape so you have the information you need to stay current.

Y Is xAPI So X-Zillerating?

ATD Learning Technologies

xAPI promises far more than its predecessor, the SCORM standard, which tracked e-learning activity in learning management systems. While xAPI is not new in its technology, it is gaining greater traction in the L&D field because of what it gives us: the ability to share across platforms as well as the capacity of measuring far more than e-learning modules. xAPI starts with the learning record provider. Take a look inside “Making Sense of xAPI.”

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Understanding the Value of Social Interaction: The Social Intelligence Dashboard

HT2 Labs

For Curatr , Social Learning and Social Interaction has always remained a core function of the online learning platform. Finally, we had a breakthrough following our work with text analysis, leading to the birth of the Social Intelligence Dashboard – SID for short!

Continuous Learning: The Social Give and Take of Podcasting

Talented Learning

What I didn’t expect were the unintended, social learning benefits of podcasting. It’s a fundamental dimension of continuous social learning. How to analyze learning behavior and business results (via xAPI, CRM or…?). Who are your learners?

Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?


This is, in essence, how social learning works. The applications of a social learning platform on training have been known for sometime, but the idea of a social learning management system is relatively new. The new face of Social Learning.

How Experience API (xAPI) - Tin Can API Tracks Informal Learning

Designing Digitally

Organizations can break free of the restrictions that learning management systems dictate and release learners to experience learning beyond the classroom. Title: xAPI - The future is now! Learner profiles. Title: The benefits of the xAPI include: Description: Extension.

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WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release

WBT Systems

Major update to TopClass learning management system offers enhanced social learning capability for association, continuing education, and corporate training programs, with more rewarding and diverse learning experiences that increase engagement.

Why experiential learning is so important in the workplace


Personal interest in a given subject matter affects how the adult learner interacts with the learning materials, and the efficiency of the learning process. These 4 elements form a cycle or process through which learners are able to observe, understand, grasp, practice / experiment, and learn.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

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. No need to worry – implementing an LMS is absolutely something you can do.

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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? Does data show learners are actually using the tracking tools?

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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


Learning Modes (Informal Learning/Social Learning). Social Learning/Informal Learning. Workplace Learning and Social Learning started being accepted in 2013 as the main modes of organizational learning. Incorporation of social media into core training strategy.

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

April’s Obsidian Chat topic was xAPI. We had xAPI expert Art Werkenthin from RISC, Inc. Art is a member of the ADL CMI-5 committee , and is an expert on both xAPI and CMI-5. What is the purpose of xAPI? xAPI has real world and real time value.

How big data changes the training scenery


All these data affects companies’ ability to deliver success in learning and development, learner engagement and ultimately, business performance. Since learning management systems can store enormous amounts of data on each user, trainers can create customized courses for all learners.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. Raise your hand if you have had to deal with social media issues in the workplace! What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING !

Creating a Leaderboard in Storyline Using Tin Can API


With a leaderboard, there is a social element involved, with users pitched against one another, and engaged in constructive competition with their peers. In addition to being a regular assessment that sends learner responses to the LMS, it also displays a leaderboard of the top 5 scorers.

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Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)


Engagement: The learner needs to be engaged with the content, thinking about it, interacting with it and reacting to what happens with the content and doing task related to the content. The learner needs to engage with the learning. The learners were thrown into the situation.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning


More and more vendors (authoring tools, Learning Management Systems, social platforms, mobile games, and simulations) are adopting or testing this new standard. Most informal learning is happening even while learners are offline (without being connected to the LMS).

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough. Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. Environments where learners are using digital tools to create or annotate outputs of their collective work are needed.

Let’s start using a whole new class of meaningful HR KPIs – Jean-Marc Tassetto in HRReview


” […] “Why we need to move beyond the LMS That’s because LXPs track any behaviour traces and use them to test what works and what doesn’t, based on a powerful new way of collecting such data, the ‘Experience API’ or xAPI standard. That was due to the fact that the technology L&D had to rely on for so long – the LMS, the Learning Management System – is primarily an admin and delivery system, designed for managing access to training and participation of learners.”

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Emerging technologies like the Tin Can/Experience API and software like Lectora® Express LMS – the Easy LMS allow us to paint a more authentic picture of how and when learning is happening through greater tracking of learning, including social and informal learning.

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) The focus is now more on learners and how they learn. More than being responsive, the tools will allow you to create ‘adaptive’ content, where the courses will detect the capabilities of the device and utilize them to provide the best learning environment to the learners.

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The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Although the definition and application of the LMS has expanded, its core mission is essentially the same — there will always be a need to bring learners and content together in a measurable way. Points can be awarded for interacting with the LMS, content or other learners.

Opinion: The LMS Isn’t Dead … Yet

CLO Magazine

On the other hand, Majors says the LMS is alive and well and continues to evolve to meet learners’ needs. Common examples of mediocre ancillary LMS functionality include social learning, mobile learning, content management, performance support and reporting and analytics. Experience API, or xAPI, allows these next-generation tools to work together and share detailed data with learning record stores that perform powerful analytics. Mike Rustici, founder and CEO, Watershed.

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