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. Simply speaking the systems are becoming extremely similar, with only minor differences. vILT – The instructor/presenter/trainer appears via a web conferencing tool through the system, or on some other virtual tool/system, and conducts the session online. It is a new term in the e-learning space. . 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)?

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers.

Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

Web Courseworks

Mike Rustici , President of Watershed LRS, will be presenting “Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI”on November 28th as part of our Though Leaders Series Webinar! He is currently helping companies understand if the money they are spending on their learning and development programs is making an impact. Tell me about the Watershed mission and vision as it relates to xAPI and LRS. . How are experience platforms like EdCast utilizing xAPI?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

In the training world, we were introduced to SCORM from an initiative that arose in 1999, led by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). The purpose of the initiative was to develop a standard for eLearning that would meet the needs of both federal and private sectors to replace AICC and correct previous problems. It took a few years and by the mid-2000s, SCORM had become the de facto standard for all eLearning content.

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Podcast Episode 8: The Business Benefits of xAPI – With Mike Rustici

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 8 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 8 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: The first version of xAPI was released 5 years ago. Yet many learning professionals still aren’t sure what it is or how it works. What is the relationship between xAPI and learning measurement? SCORM and xAPI are perfect examples.

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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

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Top 50 Learning Systems for 2019 (50 to 30)

eLearning 24-7

Back by popular demand, the top 50 Learning Systems for 2019. 17th, will cover the Top 10 systems. Every vendor, with the exception of Blackboard (who is coming soon) can be found on FindAnLMS.com , my learning system search engine platform, an independent and trusted source to search, compare and engage with vendors in the learning system space. 49 Blackboard Learn (Corporate). #48 42 Persona Learning Management. #41 Robust system.

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. While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. But what is xAPI? And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? What is xAPI?

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SCORM vs xAPI: The Right Choice For Your e-learning

Wizcabin

Without a doubt, choosing the right content standards while creating an online training course will contribute to the longevity of content. While it can be confusing to pick between SCORM and xAPI, getting to understand the two standards and your requirements will make your choice easier. Although SCORM is a widely used standard, xAPI has many features that can help to track and deliver personalized learning experience. What is xAPI?

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The Role of xAPI in Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for the Modern Workforce

Origin Learning

eLearning as a training medium to foster learning at the workplace has been in existence for over two decades now. From early adopters who used archaic systems to set up a lesson that could be shared on one computer with an instructor to guide employees, to modern workplace learning that’s focused on xAPI -enabled mobile learning; eLearning at the workplace has traveled a long way. AICC and SCORM – The Core Standards of eLearning. Why xAPI Matters?

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Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

Here are some of the most recent lists and rankings that have come out: Craig Weiss’s Top Learning Systems for 2019. John Leh’s 2019 Talented Learning Awards. Fosway Group’s 9-Grid for Learning Systems. Without further ado, let’s hear it for our customers named on Craig Weiss’ Top Learning Systems for 2019 list! Claiming a spot on one of his annual Best of Lists is a coveted thing for learning tech providers. 3 eLogic Learning.

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Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

This year’s Top 50 learning systems for 2018 is now out, and we are doing it a bit different this year. comparison of a system that focuses on SMB vs another that is SMB, rather than SMB vs. 50,000+ employees; equally, someone focusing only on B2B/B2C should be compared to other vendors only focused on B2B/B2C and not say comparing an internal only system to one that is B2B/B2C, because there will be some functionality differentials). E-Learning 24/7.

Top 20 Learning Systems for 2020

eLearning 24-7

Okay, this is the continuation of the Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020. Below are the Top 20 Learning Systems (of those Top 50). . Unless otherwise noted, all of the systems can be found on Findanlms.com. Very rare in the learning system space, let alone SEP.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of information out there , okay, I’m kidding there hasn’t been much of anything when it comes to course standards. I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Yet here we are wondering where the course standard industry is heading or at least presumed to be heading. “They are not Compliance Standards.”

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

There has been a lot of information out there , okay, I’m kidding there hasn’t been much of anything when it comes to course standards. I’ll readily admit that regardless of the course standard you use, if you create click-click-click courses, than no course standard will make it engaging. Yet here we are wondering where the course standard industry is heading or at least presumed to be heading. “They are not Compliance Standards.”

KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , a boutique custom design and development studio specializing in online learning experiences. This is why so much online learning fails."

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. It can also be used to identify where to increase learning support and resources.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

eLearning 24-7

The downside to this, is I wasn’t able to listen to Death Cab for Cutie (a band), but on the upside, I learned that this person was one of the first 100 employees ever to work at Microsoft. First, when our discussion turned to machine learning, he said, “People forget that computers are really dumb,” and in the end of everything, its all binary – i.e. 1’s and 0s. Then you authenticate your e-mail address and then jump into the system.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 26 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Online learning has evolved so much over the years – it’s always eye-opening to talk with someone whose career has spanned all those phases. I’ve worked with training content and delivery systems since 1998. How about xAPI?

Centralizing content and building xAPI Profiles at iFest

Rustici Software

iFest brings together eLearning experts to showcase projects accomplished during the last year and pushes the group to set forth guidance for the industry about the standards and the technologies we all use. Centralizing eLearning content across systems. One of the more difficult areas that the DoD and other federal government agencies face is from having a variety of LMSs and training systems to meet the specific needs of each department. Growth in xAPI adoption.

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Keeping eLearning standards grounded in the rapidly-changing world of web browsers

Rustici Software

As learning standards experts here at Rustici Software , we know that the standards like SCORM, xAPI, cmi5, and AICC by and large remain constant and unchanged year over year. Despite their rock-solid foundation in the eLearning space, the environments in which the standards operate—web browsers—are wildly dynamic, always being developed, and that poses challenges for eLearning professionals. Web browsers and eLearning standards.

Cheering for clients named a Top Learning System by Craig Weiss

Rustici Software

As part two of our series celebrating our clients recent wins, we’re sharing insight our customers included in Craig Weiss’s “Top Learning Systems for 2018.” Craig’s E-Learning 24/7 blog is read by eLearning professionals around the world to help inform their technology purchasing decisions. Craig’s “Top Learning Systems for 2018” lists the top 50 learning systems by rank.

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The What, How and Why of xAPI in Corporate Learning

WhatFix

Think of learning experiences as an ocean of puzzle pieces scattered everywhere. who serves as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, aptly put it ‘xAPI helps us put the puzzle together’. This attempt to routinely piece together the individual’s ‘learning puzzle’ is key to a more intuitive and agile future of learning. But What is xAPI Really? So, in 2013, the developers of SCORM released xAPI (also known as Tin Can).

IMS Global Learning Consortium: Interoperability Standards for Education by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Interoperability is a major concern as platforms and technologies for learning proliferate. xAPI, LMSs, and LRSs came about because of attention from government and corporate organizations. The IMS Global Learning Consortium provides guidance and support for. learning technology in organizations worldwide. Learning Systems Management Measurement Training Strategies SCORM and the.

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RISC Releases xAPI PDF Annotator for iOS and Browser by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

RISC, an early adopter of the Experience API standard, leverages xAPI for cloud-based annotations. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Systems Measurement incorporated into the VTA LMS with version 7.1.

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard.

xAPI Camp Toronto 2015: The Evolution of a Spec by Duncan Welder

Learning Solutions Magazine

The fourth xAPI Camp of 2015 met in Toronto November 17, where a number of presenters and participants showed and. discussed creative uses of xAPI. standardization.” Emerging Topics Learning Systems Measurement Training StrategiesThe focus of these events has moved from “things we can do” to “interoperability and. Read this informative summary of the Toronto meeting, and plan on attending one of the upcoming Camps.

FindAnLMS – The New Learning System Search Platform from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

A new type of search, find, assess, engage platform where buyers and all types of learning system providers can connect. Because it is more than the usual search directory for learning systems, I thought it would make sense to go in more depth on the platform, how it will work, who is in it (as of August 23rd), how to register (hold off until Sept. After logging into the system, you will see your home dashboard along with some options on the left hand.

TIN CAN API & THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” ~ Rustici Software INTRODUCTION. Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. However, ‘Experience API’ is ADL’s official name for this standard.

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. Learning doesn’t need to take place solely in front of a computer screen and keyboard. A system that tracks learning can take informal, social learning, or experiences in the real world and include those events alongside formal ones. Title: xAPI - The future is now!

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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. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

Top 10 LXPs for 2020

eLearning 24-7

Can compete with any learning system out there, by the way. You have to login to use the extension capability (but you need to do that with any system that offers an extension). Spark is their key system here, and will work for nearly everyone. But still a top 10 system.

At Your Service

Rustici Software

For years, we have relied on our products to be the solution to a number of complex problems facing companies that use elearning standards. If you’re building an LMS or authoring tool and you need AICC or SCORM or, more recently, xAPI, we have products that can do the heavy lifting. We help vendors and organizations consider how to use elearning standards to accomplish their goals. We work on problems related to the elearning standards, namely, AICC, SCORM, and xAPI.

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different. So how are learning practitioners responding to this need? Learning Analytics: Top of The “Hot” Trend List. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

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

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 17 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 17 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: This is the first time we’ve welcomed a repeat guest to The Talented Learning Show. Today we’re talking about the brave new world of learning analytics with Tamer Ali , Co-Founder and Director of Authentic Learning Labs.

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

So as you prepare for what’s ahead, join me as I reflect on topics that mattered most to the extended enterprise learning community in 2018. If I could choose a keyword to describe this year’s learning systems landscape, it would be “dynamic.” Regular readers know that this blog isn’t the only way we share advice with learning technology buyers and sellers. 2 The Business Benefits of xAPI – with Mike Rustici of Watershed.

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eLearning Glossary 2017 Edition

Association eLearning

IoE (Internet of Everything)- The Internet of Everything (IoE) is a concept that extends the Internet of Things (IoT) emphasis on machine-to-machine (M2M) communications to describe a more complex system that also encompasses people and processes. Machine learning- Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. eLearning has always been on the forefront of innovation.

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. Learning Engagement Platforms grow dramatically. Course Standards.