eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status.   In the 1960s, Dr. Bruce Tuckman proposed a team development model that lends some structure to the conversation about xAPI.   In the early Forming and Storming days of xAPI, there were no off-the-shelf tools that supported it.

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Leveraging xAPI Data Reporting with SCORM LMS

JCA Solutions

Leveraging xAPI Data Reporting with SCORM LMS. Data Reporting with xAPI Bridge. As learning and development practitioners, our job is to equip others for success. This is achieved through learning experiences. Blog xAPI xAPI bridge xAPI data reporting

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xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program

Gyrus

xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program. In the Learning and Development industry a very buzzworthy topic is xAPI (xAPI is also known as Tin Can API or the Experience API in case you have heard or read additional posts elsewhere, it will herein be referred to solely as xAPI within this blog post). What does that mean to my learning program? Objects that begin as strictly online E-learning, do not have to end that way.

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cmi5: All About Blocks

RISC

Introduction to cmi5 Blocks cmi5 is gaining traction across the learning space. xAPI and cmi5The ADL and U.S. Department of Defense have a number of projects underway, including a cmi5 test suite, to support the goal of replacing the outdated SCORM standard with cmi5.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.” This kind of machine learning is used in applications like Google’s speech recognition and translation software. CHEST-Web Courseworks xAPI pilot.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

LMS stands for Learning Management System. Its name is very helpful in understanding what it is: a system which enables educators and trainers to manage student learning. The first item in the above list (on-demand content) is a key feature of a learning management system.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Mike Rustici – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT MIKE RUSTICI (President, Rustici Software): In 2002, Mike Rustici founded Rustici Software to help Learning Management Systems and e-learning content creators work well with each other using the SCORM standard. Rustici Software has grown to be an INC 5,000 company, and today, is the world leader in e-learning specifications. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists, on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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MIKE RUSTICI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MIKE RUSTICI (President, Rustici Software): In 2002, Mike Rustici founded Rustici Software to help Learning Management Systems and e-learning content creators work well with each other using the SCORM standard. Rustici Software has grown to be an INC 5,000 company, and today, is the world leader in e-learning specifications. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists, on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

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Top 4 Highlights of Learning Solutions 2016

Inkling

The Learning Solutions 2016 conference, hosted by the eLearning Guild in Orlando, Florida, provided attendees with a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the industry, meet other learning technology platforms, and understand the universal problems people are encountering in the learning space. He noted that joy is really what learning is all about, which set the stage nicely for the remainder of the conference.

New in Engine 20: LTI support, YouTube connector, and more

Rustici Software

On-demand xAPI registrations. Not all learning happens inside an LMS. One of the primary strengths of xAPI is that it can be used to capture those experiences and record them in a learning record store (LRS) like the one built into Engine.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. To wit, we in online learning are often in the business of managing transactions. IOT Physical Simulators: The idea here is to build physical training devices that connect to online learning technology. It’s a great attractor for learning experiences at conferences and multi-day live courses.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). To understand how a Learning Platform will help improve enterprise learning objectives, you must first grasp what an LMS is, why it’s an essential tool, and how to get the most out of it.

Top of Mind: Experience API Will Bring Key Changes to L&D

CLO Magazine

Casper Moerck, head of learning technology at Siemens. I recently had a conversation with Mike Rustici, who was part of the development of xAPI and sits at the helm of Watershed LRS. So here is the question: Will xAPI change learning from being an art to science in the same way that digital marketing did for the ad agencies? In xAPI, you can customize what is reported on, and thus you can get a lot more information about learner behavior.

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Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

Meridian

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. Director of e-Learning and Leslie Fausher, e-Learning Manager at the Society of Actuaries. To learn more, visit [link]. To learn more, visit [link].

Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

Meridian

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. Director of e-Learning and Leslie Fausher, e-Learning Manager at the Society of Actuaries. To learn more, visit [link]. To learn more, visit [link].

Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide

Docebo

Benefits and Challenges of E-Learning Authoring Tools. Your authoring tools are your painting supplies in this scenario, as they enable course creation, while your frame is your learning management system (LMS) which houses your learning content.

One on One with Jonathan Satchell, CEO, LTG (EXCLUSIVE)

eLearning 24-7

Greetings and welcome to my debut One on One interview series, where I interview corporate executive leaders in the e-learning space. Future One on One interviews will be available exclusively on findanlms.com , my learning system search engine platform that is 100% free to use for anyone looking for a learning system. To learn more about PeopleFluent, visit FindAnLMS.com. There are some learning system vendors though, who are xAPI only and offer nothing else.

Hurrah for client winners of John Leh’s Best of the Best

Rustici Software

” for our clients who were named a top LMS by John Leh in his recent list, “2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best.” ” John Leh is CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning, LLC. John’s advice is based on twenty years of industry experience, having served as a trusted LMS selection and sales adviser to more than 100 learning organizations with a total technology spend of more than $65 million. Best Learning Tech Innovator.

LearnDash: The Most Versatile Learning Management System Available

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

In the e-Learning industry, most of the learning management systems offer the essential features and functionalities to create a cutting-edge website. There are a lot of players who have made quite a name for themselves in this space. Creates a fun learning environment.

10 Best Tin Can API LMS of All Time

ProProfs

A robust Tin Can API-compliant LMS makes online learning seamless. It helps you record all the learning activities of your learners, even those that occur offline. You can keep track of learning progress regardless of the devices your learners use. Mobile learning.

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

G-Cube

There are many stages in the corporate world where employees need learning the most – whether they want to learn for the first time or to increase their existing knowledge by further learning opportunities. Learning support is required when they are trying to recall what they learnt or something has changed within what they have learnt. In a personalized learning environment, contents display is adapted to individual learning styles and needs.

eLearning Glossary

Ed App

In the context of learning and development, authoring tools refer to software used for eLearning course development. Distributed practice , also known as spaced repetition, is a widely-used strategy facilitating the repetition of lessons at increasing intervals until content is embedded.

Cloud-Based vs. Open Source Training Management System – Pros and Cons

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

The Evolution of Learning Management Systems. Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been around for nearly a century and have evolved greatly. Nowadays Learning Management Systems are much more advanced. It should also allow for unlimited amounts of engaging and fun learning.

Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

Corporate learning may be the last significant part of the organization that isn’t held accountable for using data to prove its effectiveness. In a recent survey conducted by LEO Learning and Watershed , 60 percent of surveyed practitioners reported they feel more pressure from their executive teams to demonstrate L&D’s impact across the organization. Technologies like xAPI and learning record stores are making learning data easier to access than ever before.

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Suite Dreams; The analyst view

Learning Pool

As mentioned in Learning Pool’s Suite Dreams white paper (page 2) – Bersin’s concept of the modern learner – brought about through new patterns of employment, market forces, and technological transformation – drove the business need for a new type of learning system.

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Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. It is a new term in the e-learning space. . Machine Learning – System uses an algorithm, which is initially “trained” based on a set of data. Then afterward the system continues to learn, through user actions, additional data streams added, etc. Machine Learning is a subset of AI. E-Learning 24/7.

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Learning System Forecasts 2019

eLearning 24-7

Who would have guessed that VR would be on wobbly ground in the corporate learning space for the majority of verticals? Who would have thought that too many folks still think xAPI is open for debate, but CMI-5 seems to make sense? Who would have seen that Amazon is working on a commercial LMS, which based on the background of the person running Learning Products, doesn’t really point towards an LMS like you know the term actually means (I’ll get to that shortly)?

2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

Then I realized that the post would mainly focus on one major trend that will impact the space in such a way (good, I believe), and thus as a result, decided to hold off on my forecasts for 2020 – until Oct. The game changer in the industry, whereas every spoke is interconnected with the central component, the learning system. Learning System Connector . Other types of Learning System Connectors could be. You can have multiple mobile apps with a learning system.

The Benefits of Campaign Learning

Superb Learning

In our last article we discussed what campaign learning is and the comparison of it to the marketing campaign. But why should we use campaign learning to achieve organisational performance targets? There are numerous benefits to using campaign learning. Learning spaced over time. Social learning. Culture of continuous learning. Successful learning needs to be focused on a specific performance outcome. Learning spaced over time.

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The Evolution of Learning: Insights & Examples from L&D Professionals

Leo Learning

The theme was ‘The Evolution of Learning’, with four LEO Learning clients sharing their experiences of innovating in the digital learning space. During the evening event, specially invited LEO Learning clients gathered for a series of presentations featuring L&D professionals from Fidelity International, Jaguar Land Rover, Blue Prism and PwC. Blue Prism is now focusing its learning efforts on supporting its customers to make the most of their RPA software.

Five perspectives on Learning Technologies 2016

Sponge UK

It’s the biggest event of its kind in Europe and draws thousands of people from across the learning space to see and experience the latest the industry has to offer. But Learning Technologies 2016 means different things to different people so we’ve taken the temperature of this year’s event by getting a cross-section of perspectives. . Why I’m back at Learning Technologies for the first time in 10 years.” . David MacHale, Olive Learning .

At a crossroads: the intersection of higher education and corporate training

CLO Magazine

The stark lines between higher education and corporate training in the e-learning space are starting to blur. While the two are quite often complementary, learning is more theoretical while training is about practical application and skills development.

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Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

eLearning 24-7

Regardless, if you want into the space, and are not seeking LMS route, I’d go here. When a vendor does this, the “must complete it” it tells me they were/are unaware of why WBT and online learning was designed in the first place. as the key indicators for DL (aka as machine learning in the consumer world). I’ve seen now four in the entire space, that could be standalones because they can be robust. . xAPI – slow and steady.

Corporate Forecasts for 2018 (E and I)

eLearning 24-7

And now onto the Corporate forecasts for 2018, for e-learning and immersive learning. Learning Systems. Micro-learn systems with content that is short, video, text, PDFs slowly increase. While some micro-learn systems pitch the content as a “course”, I think that will be a stretch. Content added to a learning system at no additional charge. The term “content” replaces courses in the general vernacular in the e-learning industry.

Learning communications – 5 warning signs to look out for

Sponge UK

If you see these signs crop up, it’s time to rethink your learning communications plan. You may also be introducing a new Learning Management System or microsite-based course that involves a different process for existing learners. Make sure they have input into the way the learning will be rolled out to their teams. Towards Maturity reported in their latest Learner Voice survey that 78% of employees find support from a manager most useful for their learning.

Using LifterLMS to Empower 1 Million Teachers in Africa with WordPress Titan Malcolm Peralty

LifterLMS

Learn about how one company is using LifterLMS to empower 1 million teachers in Africa with WordPress Titan Malcolm Peralty in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Learning Locker? Learning Locker?

What Is Evidence-Based Training?

Convergence Training

Not that long ago, we wrote a blog article about learning myths , and in that article, we promised we’d cycle back and write another on evidence-based training practices. Note that in addition, you might want to check out this free, recorded webinar on evidence-based training and learning myths that we did not so long ago). Where you can learn more about evidence-based training. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you.

4 E-learning trends shaping up the LMS industry in 2020

Matrix

Innovations come in diverse areas, ranging from user experience design, administrator functions, learning analytics, mobile apps, social functionality, personalized content, built-in authoring tools, gamification, xAPI-enabled integrations or even bulk e-commerce capabilities.

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Looking for an LMS at #ATD2018

eLearning 24-7

My topic for those curious, deals with the after – you buy your LMS/Learning System. Anyway, if you are attending #ATD2018 and planning on hitting the expo floor looking for your next learning system (including LMS), it seems appropriate to offer some tips, to help you on your journey. A “showroom” experience – and you will see it with some of the booths (vendors pay for that size of space and it is expensive), is part of this approach.