Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Do you want to buy a LMS or an authoring tool and are you wondering what the best option is for tracking the results of your learners? Or are you just confused by all the abbreviations like: SCORM, AICC, XAPI, and CMI5? SCORM is a standard in e-Learning that makes it possible to track and trace the results of your learners in a Learning Management system (LMS). SCORM and XAPI / Tincan. We now have XAPI , formerly known as (project) TinCan.

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xAPI Shifting to 3rd Gear

MakingBetter

Between November 2014’s xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI track at DevLearn 2014, we hit our stride. We had people well outside of the ADL bubble talking about real world things things they were using xAPI to accomplish. What happened at xAPI Camp Amazon? We got Sean Putman to come in from Detroit to talk about what he all did with Altair’s software and xAPI. Russell Duhon talking about what it takes to run xAPI in Enterprise… at scale.

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Package & track elearning: why companies need both AICC & xAPI

Docebo

Companies and organizations involved in elearning need learning content to be compliant with some requirements, i.e. with regards to the way content is packaged and tracked within the training program. AICC and xAPI (Experience API, or formerly Tin Can) are among the most important standards: whilst AICC has been around for a while, the xAPI is relatively recent. From Tin Can to xAPI: a core called LRS. What we used to know as “ Tin Can ” is now called xAPI.

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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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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

the latest Performance Management Maturity Model. How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. Track and Analyze Exactly.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Anthony is an independent xAPI evangelist and Instructional Developer for the Internet of Things. If you’re an elearning professional, you’ve probably seen or heard the term xAPI countless times. But are you still fuzzy about where SCORM ends and xAPI begins? After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world.

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Track Your Learning Experiences 100% with xAPI Enabled LMS

CommLab India

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are confined to recording and tracking learning on digital devices. So how do we track learning at the workplace that has become informal in the form of activities, networking, work assignments, and collaboration outside the classroom? Without registrations and completions, how can you track learning? Experience API (xAPI) or Tin Can API has the potential to deal with advanced learning forms that are merging with work.

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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. It only tracks what happens when you're logged into the LMS.

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How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data

JCA Solutions

How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data. xAPI Bridge Makes Capturing Just-in-Time Training Data Easy. At the same time, you may be curious about xAPI and how it could expand your knowledge about your learners and their training activities.

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xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

MakingBetter

The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. The Guild helped us launch xAPI at mLearnCon back in 2012 and they have been a steadfast supporter of xAPI. Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). We may even be doing karaoke Tuesday night, after xAPI Camp, because that is how we roll.

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Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive

MakingBetter

It was an incredibly exciting week to see the incredible gains and growth the xAPI community has had in the last year. Megan & I spent the bulk of our time helping the eLearning Guild with the xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI in Practice track. Marty Rosenheck has made great strides with his learning experience manager, Trek, since he first started the concept work for the software at Up to All of Us in 2012.

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

Wizcabin

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. These features include simplicity, accessibility, offline tracking, and tracking outside LMS. SCORM vs xAPI – What Are They And What Are Their Benefits? What is xAPI?

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 The name “Tin Can API” stuck around once ADL advocated to use the prototype produced out of “Project Tin Can” as the basis for the Experience API (“xAPI”). on a side note – I – me, was always told that xAPI and Tin Can are one in the same). ADL, IEEE and many people and businesses talking about this technology call it xAPI.

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eLearning Trends for 2018

Association eLearning

Speaking of flexibility, xAPI is an important part of that process. xAPI helps with integrations and reporting between various platforms. With xAPI, administrators don’t need to worry about losing any data between platforms. The Learning Record Store (LRS) is an important feature in xAPI. The LRS is meant to track activity both on and off the LMS. As previously stated, xAPI is an important part of tracking offline activities.

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6 Brilliant Reasons To Adopt An xAPI-Enabled LMS

ProProfs

Now xAPI (Experience API), also known as Tin Can API, found its way into this list. Considering the significant benefits it offers, there is no surprise why everyone is going gaga over how xAPI can impact the online training landscape. Learning & Training xAPI-enabled LMS

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

Talented Learning

EPISODE 8 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: The first version of xAPI was released 5 years ago. What is the relationship between xAPI and learning measurement? And what kind of real-world business benefits come from using xAPI? He’s best known as the founder of Rustici Software , where he advanced SCORM market adoption and developed its next-generation standard, the xAPI. SCORM and xAPI are perfect examples. When did xAPI enter the picture? What is xAPI?

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

Origin Learning

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. SCORM was not enough to track user/learner progress. xAPI or Experience API is the outcome of Project TinCan that started in 2010. Why xAPI Matters? Here’s wherein xAPI plays a crucial role.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

What is xAPI? According to xAPi.com “The Experience API (or xAPI) is a new specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has (online and offline). With this easy access, you are able to track learner’s performance, analyze and personalize future learning content to be more focused and easier to imbibe. So, as it is still critical, let’s do a quick primer on xAPI. 4 reasons to choose xAPI.

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3 Things to Know About eLearning Measurement and Tracking (And 5 Ways It Makes Content Better)

gomo learning

Measurement and tracking eLearning isn’t just a bit of housekeeping to do at the end of your digital learning process. How to Use Measurement and Tracking to Inform Future Content. Getting to Grips With xAPI and SCORM Course Tracking. Blog measurement tracking

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4 examples of using xAPI for more effective learning

Elucidat

xAPI is a game changer. In this blog we take a closer look at what xAPI is and share some real-world examples of xAPI in action. What is xAPI? The Experience API, commonly referred to as xAPI or Tin-Can enables the recording, tracking, personalizing and improving of learning activity, both on and offline. If you care about supporting real learning that’s truly people-centered , then you should consider xAPI as a way of measuring it!

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What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?

Docebo

Get ahead of the learning technology curve by enabling xAPI in your LMS. The same logic applies to choosing a learning management system (LMS) with the right course content packaging tools. In 2000, Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) entered the picture and standardized the way a Learning Management System read and presented learning content. Both SCORM and xAPI built off the framework AICC provided. xAPI – Meet the New Standard.

Top 8 xAPI Questions Everyone Wants to Know

JCA Solutions

Unfortunately, our technologies for tracking new types of learning and new mediums for learning have been slow to catch up. Top 8 xAPI Questions. In comes xAPI. Here are some of the top xAPI questions. What is xAPI? Its official name is Experience API but most everyone uses xAPI for short. No, xAPI is not replacing SCORM. There are still things that SCORM does that xAPI doesn’t do and, of course, vice-versa. How is xApi Different?

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about. We've got just the live, online class for you: xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started.   As adoption of xAPI begins to take hold, it allows for more robust and interesting tracking of the learning process.

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xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. They’re looking at xAPI because it provides a way to share data across devices, related to people, in a way other systems can understand. This is exciting stuff for everyone with a hand in making xAPI what it is. Second, an xAPI Camp is happening.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

AMS- An Association Management System or AMS is the association membership equivalent to a company’s Customer Relationship Management System (CRM). This is where an association stores data on their members and prospective members for tracking memberships, managing newsletter subscriptions, offering special gifts, sending invitations to events and workshops, and promoting discounts on products and services.

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? What is xAPI? is still the most popular authoring standard used in eLearning, its weaknesses triggered the development of xAPI.

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What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?

KnowledgeAnywhere

Now there’s a way businesses can track as much as 100% of learning experiences. 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. xAPI also makes it easy for learning and development teams to see self-directed learning in action.

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SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

A learning management system (LMS) is considered to be a necessary tool in most complex organizations today, especially those industries, like nuclear energy, airlines, and healthcare, where monitoring compliance with government-imposed training requirements is essential. I recently attended an “xAPI Party” at Torrance Learning where the conversation was about the shift from a SCORM -based LMS to an xAPI (experience application programming interface) LMS.

Moving and receiving xAPI data in an LRS rich environment

Experience API

As you build your xAPI ecosystem, you’ll likely compile a number of LRSs. Developing a strategy for moving and receiving xAPI data between LRSs becomes essential, which is why our CEO TJ outlined tactical steps for doing just that during his recent xAPI Cohort presentation. He’s giving a talk on xAPI at DevLearn this Friday, “ xAPI 201: Move from Experimentation to Mastery.” ” Where does xAPI data come from? Send xAPI data.

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. tracking granular choice and experience data in learning software. These are all great reasons to use xAPI, but they don’t always resonate with key stakeholders in other parts of the business. Track and Optimize Onboarding.

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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. 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! Current applications for xAPI include the following, yet there are many more that could be actualized in the future: Experience tracking.

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about. We've got just the live, online class for you: xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started.   As adoption of xAPI begins to take hold, it allows for more robust and interesting tracking of the learning process.

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about. We've got just the live, online class for you: xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, And How to Get Started.   As adoption of xAPI begins to take hold, it allows for more robust and interesting tracking of the learning process.

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Some causes of low xAPI adoption

Course Index

Back in 2015 we published an article on elearningindustry.com about Rustici Software’s Experience API, aka xAPI, aka Tin Can API. So, now it’s nearly 2020 and we can begin to answer the question, to what extent has the global learning community actually adopted xAPI?

xAPI vs SCORM: Which Should You Choose?

LearnUpon

We work with SCORM and xAPI every day at LearnUpon. Others that currently develop SCORM-compliant content ask about the value migrating to xAPI might add. Choosing between xAPI vs SCORM can seem confusing. That’s because SCORM and xAPI are essentially different protocols. xAPI vs SCORM. Let’s use an example to explore the main differences between xAPI vs SCORM. The outcomes returned by SCORM and xAPI are also similar.

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4 Reasons Tin Can API (xAPI) Is NOT Just a New Version of SCORM

Infopro Learning

For well over a decade the Sharable Content Object Reference Model, or SCORM as it’s affectionately known, has been the standard for tracking eLearning. SCORM ( S harable C ontent O bject R eference Model) is a set of technical specifications and guidelines designed to create a standard for which course creators and learning management systems can communicate. SCORM reports Meta level data about track completion, time, pass/fail, and a single score.

How xAPI is Re-Shaping Modern Workplace Learning?

Origin Learning

xAPI or Experience API is the outcome of Project TinCan that started in 2010. xAPI’s remarkable growth and evolution as an eLearning specification is truly heralding a transformation in the way eLearning is being created and deployed globally. Traditional learning management systems can only capture details of learner-activities within the LMS when the learner is connected to the system. A Quick Introduction to xAPI. Workplace Learning xAPI

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