eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

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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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Creating a Leaderboard in Storyline Using Tin Can API


Up until this point, there have been few ways to add a leaderboard to a course without the support of a gamified platform (an LMS or other). If you are familiar with JavaScript you can adapt this to work in Captivate, Lectora, HTML5, etc. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of gamifying a course? Points? Badges? Scores? Levels?

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John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora is used by Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries today… truly a phenomenal achievement. Learnnovators: How does it feel to be called the ‘Father of Lectora?’ . Learnnovators: Lectora 16, with the Responsive Course Design (RCD) feature, is a remarkably simple, yet an exceptionally powerful desktop authoring tool. How well has this platform been faring in the market? .

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About


Enables you to deploy multi-platform-compatible online training resources. KITABOO Author is an intuitive and user-friendly platform that lets you create responsive content with a simple drag and drop feature. Robust cloud based platform tried and tested by publishers. Lectora.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2020


Paradiso Solutions can create your content SCORM and Tin Can API compliant, which helps you run your courses in every LMS platform. In addition, our eLearning Platform is fully customizable to fit all your requirements. B Online Learning is a platform for content development and training. Lectora. With Lectora, you can add text, images, audio, video and other files from the media library, or simply drag them in from your file manager.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning Content Development companies for 2018


Paradiso Solutions can create your content SCORM and Tin Can API compliant, which helps you run your courses in every LMS platform. In addition, our eLearning Platform is fully customizable to fit all your requirements. B Online Learning is a platform for content development and training. Lectora. With Lectora, you can Add text, images, audio, video and other files from the media library, or simply drag them in from your file manager.

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content


Authoring tools refer to web-based e-learning and are designed for particular styles of learning, file formats, delivery platforms, production workflows and eLearning standards. 2004), AICC, HTML5, xAPI/TinCan , cmi5, and LTI. . 4) Lectora.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

Based on the company’s rapid pace of development and ‘connector’ strategy, you will be hearing more about this platform. This strategy positions Docebo as easier to use for clients with limited needs, yet also provides the power to extend the platform for those customers who need industrial-strength customization — the way they want to configure it. Build course components using SCORM, xAPI, videos, files, HTML, slides.

A Conversation with John Blackmon of Trivantis

Kapp Notes

Trivantis has a number of online learning development tools including Lectora Online, Lectora Inspire and Lectora Publisher as well as CourseMill, CourseMill Mobile and ReviewLink. John is the original developer the Lectora product line, which is the flagship product of the company. And he regularly speaks at various eLearning industry events on topics ranging from xAPI to Responsive Design, and has a patent pending on his work for Responsive Course Design.

Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS


For example, if you design eLearning content using tools like Lectora, Elucidat, Articulate, iSpring or others, SCORM enables you to publish them into an LMS like Docebo so that it can be easily delivered to learners. Tin Can API/xAPI is gaining market ground on SCORM because it can record activities outside of the LMS for companies that incorporate a blended learning strategy.


Best e-Content Development Tools in the Business

Hurix Digital

2004), HTML5, xAPI/TinCan, AICC, and LTI. The tool supports SCORM-compliant HTML5 eLearning, advanced xAPI data reporting and mobile-responsive content. Lectora Inspire and Lectora Online. Also Read: Top 5 Online Course Platforms for Educational Institutions.

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter


The first standard for training media was published in 1989, and was based on a PC platform. was officially released, and the project name was changed to “Experience API” or xAPI. The name Tin Can API, or just Tin Can, is still a popularly used name for xAPI. xAPI is a simple, flexible standard that allows data to be collected on a wide range of information, rather than just strictly course information.

Your Guide To LMS Integrations


Modern learning platforms are designed to ensure corporate learning strategies are able to best work within the schedules and constraints faced by an organization’s work environment. Learning Management System (LMS) integrations are an important consideration when researching and adopting a new technology into an organization’s tech, and for a learning platform to perform efficiently, integrations are necessary to save both time and energy.

Learning Ecosystems: How Behr & Travelers replaced the LMS [Spotlight]


But, there are times when you may need to replace part or all of your LMS when implementing xAPI. maybe your LMS lacks key functionality needed to implement a modern xAPI-connected ecosystem. They implemented xAPI to track and record content usage in a Learning Analytics Platform (LAP). It’s just two systems: an app on the front end with a learning analytics platform on the back end. Client Story: Read more about Behr Process and its xAPI implementation.

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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. What do the popular authoring tools (Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, etc) need to do to improve mobile learning their capabilities? Mayra Aixa Villar.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

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Plant the file on your LMS once and never touch it again—you’ll benefit from instant course updates and you will still be able to gather xAPI data via Gomo itself. This tiny file, which is just a few kilobytes, only needs to be uploaded once and allows full xAPI functionality. Lectora: Well Established, With A Steep Learning Curve. This comes in the form of Lectora Online, a cloud-based HTML5 version of the tool. Who Is Lectora For? Lectora Online Strengths.

Elearning course software: 6 things to consider


Therefore, it’s best to check the integration and data management capabilities: Does the tool offer a hosting platform? Is it xAPI enabled? Lectora Inspire . Previously a desktop tool, Lectora just got a makeover. Lectora 3.0 Use of learning software in organizations is set to more than triple over the next few years, so it’s crucial to get your elearning course software choice right. The real question is, where do you start?

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Course Publishing Platforms. Multiple platforms are built with one or both of these capabilities, such as Area9 , D2L Brightspace Leap , EdCast , Degreed and Filtered Magpie and OttoLearn. As adaptive learning platforms demonstrate, there is tremendous value in “smart” AI-driven content recommendations (a la Netflix, YouTube and Amazon). Platforms designed for microlearning include Axonify , Grovo , PlayerLync and others. 9) Course Publishing Platforms.

The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)


Then, if you’re using SCORM or xAPI course content , a first-class authoring tool is a must. The platform has two pricing options for you to choose from: a Storyline 360 subscription or a one-off purchase of Storyline 3. The platform also enables you to easily organize all of your content within one system so you’ll never lose track of any of your assets. Lectora Online. Great eLearning starts with getting the basics right.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg


I’m excited, personally, by the evolution of affordable platforms for interactive video, and I think we’ll see it move from a novelty to something a bit more mainstream. I think we will see more thinking emerge about how the Experience API (xAPI or Tin Can) can enable informal learning, and how things like impromptu search-based study, so much a part of our lives, can be connected to a learning record store. What platforms will help us with that?

VR is it on Life Support for L&D?

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A few exist, the biggest one – name wise was Lectora CenarioVR – now under the eLearning Brothers moniker. Lenovo was the first ones to enter this market, with the Think Reality platform, which is device agnostic. Simply add your AR device, VR device to the platform and you are off to go. Oh, and the off-the shelf should have some type of course standard, ideally xAPI.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Some of the most popular are Adobe Captivate , Articulate Storyline , and Trivantis Lectora. In addition to these two, there is a newer eLearning content standard that is starting to be deployed and that is known as Experience API, xAPI, or Tin Can. Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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Mobile Friendly – It has taken a bit of time, but go anywhere and you will see “Responsive” and “HTML5″ xAPI – Another why wasn’t this done a year ago for many vendors? I’d use it for courses in general for my LMS/learning platform too. . Lectora. Lectora Online is solid but really not anywhere near the Inspire (desktop product) which is a real shame.

Why your learning management system needs content support


But if it only covers the platform, then customers aren’t really supported at all. Other issues can be generated by the dependence of SCORM and xAPI course content on Flash technology, which might not be supported by every browser. LMS: Sometimes the problem will lie with the LMS platform itself. We know from conversations with customers who switched to LearnUpon from other learning management systems that some platforms have a lot more bugs than others.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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After all, you can have a great LMS, learning platform, or whatever you want to call your learning system, but the difference maker is good/great content. xAPI support – Hit the gas this is flying fast. I’m not talking about an AT vendor adding the analytics piece or trying to make themselves some type of hybrid learning platform. How about adding an xAPI checker or something along those lines?

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

With so many options out there, and every vendor keen to advertise their platform with the latest bells and whistles or the ”prettiest” interface, how do you make sure that your LMS performs the way your organization needs it to? Many organizations are using eLearning content authoring tools such as Lectora, Articulate, Captivate, Camtasia, iSpring, and others. In addition to these two there is a newer eLearning content standard known as Experience API, xAPI, or Tin Can.

Trends that Will Shape E-learning, M-learning and LMSs in 2017

CommLab India

Already, a number of e-learning development software such as Storyline and Lectora have acquired device-agnostic online course development capabilities and other tools will follow suit. LMSs of 2017 will integrate various learning platforms such as blogs, social media, and videos to provide comprehensive, tailor-made learning experiences. Tin Can API (or xAPI as it is also known), the successor to SCORM, is likely to make more inroads in 2017. E-learning is ever evolving.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

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They call themselves publishing platform, but first and foremost it is an authoring tool. Course standards include xAPI and PENS, besides the standards of SCORM. . This is just my gut – my analyst hat if you will), Lectora Online. After a whirlwind week that for many of us has left an indelible mark of uneasiness and concern, we all need a little good cheer. Sure we could ask Santa to make a special emergency delivery.

2014 Authoring Tools – State of Affairs

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Courseware Authoring Platform – Anytime I see this “new platform”, I have to ask myself is this a good or bad thing for the space. Some vendors are pitching as “for those who do not want a LMS”, others call it an “Adaptive Learning Platform” and still others are coming up with all types of terms to pitch it. For me, it is a new spin on what is basically an Online Authoring Tool Platform.

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

eLearning 24-7

There was one video learning platform vendor that I can recall, but the two who are mentioning “enterprise for business” in their respected marketing were not – i.e. MediaCore and Panopto. dominKnow Claro (#1), Articulate (Storyline #2 and Studio), Adobe Captivate, Lectora and their other offerings, Ancile, iSpring, Litmos Author, TechSmith, Udutu, Allen Interactions and one other I can’t recall, but they were there.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)


A learning management system (LMS) is a software platform that delivers, plays and tracks training content. In the last few years, the folks at Rustici Software (already leading experts in SCORM) have worked with many partners and stakeholders in the elearning industry to develop a new standard, known as TinCan or the XAPI , that widens the scope of how online learning content can be managed and tracked by institutions and organizations.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

So, a lot of background in qualitative and quantitative analytics, so I’m really excited about xAPI and the kinds of data that we can get back from training and learning. Maybe if I’m lucky enough we can have you back to discuss how you work with all those different SMEs on those topics you know a little bit about, or get to know a little bit better, and also touch base in the future about your experiences with xAPI.

Lectora Basics: How to Use the Variable Manager


On the Manage group of the Tools ribbon, you will find two very useful tools for managing aspects of your Lectora® titles, the Variable Manager and the Resource Manager. The Variable Manager allows you to view all of the Reserved variables associated with a Lectora title, as well as view, create, modify, and delete User-Defined variables. If you are new to using User-Defined variables, you may find these resources helpful: Lectora Basics: Using User-Defined Variables.