Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

Or should that be XAPI? Security is a big issue in the corporate world and I picked up some useful pointers, although no definitive answers. This new set of standards set to replace SCORM has not even been published yet but already it has a shiny new name and a nickname, XAPI for short. XAPI is a standard for data transfer based on an Actor Verb Object syntax. As XAPI is taken up and evolves, so more verbs will be added.

xapi 40

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

More about Todd here: [link] Below are excerpts from the interview: What are some of the key eLearning trends that you think would surface, or pick up, in 2016? 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.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

Convergence Training: I’m sure people will be like sponging that up. And last year, I thought I would capture maybe 15 to 20 of these, but I came up with 54. They’re all mashed together. And then level two learning is mashed up. These planes, they go up into the, I don’t know, stratosphere or somewhere up there, and they’re spewing a lot of pollutants into the air and causing global warming and things like that.