Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? That’s one of the big advantages of xAPI, *anything* can make a statement.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Then came Experience API (xAPI) and CMI5. But they have been able to afford to do that because of the features of HTML5, many of which make the Flash player obsolete. It would have to be installed on the mobile device but would allow for offline work. Using xAPI for mobile learning gives you some options. Since with xAPI we would not be tied to just “Bill passed this course and got 85%” it opens us up to the full spectrum. SCORM and xAPI.


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SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?


It doesn’t work offline. What about xAPI? xAPI (also known as Tin Can) is a much newer set of standards (developed in 2011) that aimed to significantly improve elearning standardization. xAPI is a step up from SCORM in terms of what it offers.


Proud of our Talented Learning Award customers

Rustici Software

Our Rustici Engine solution helps eLogic support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS within the LMS and includes support for offline SCORM support in their mobile app. NetExam is a major player LMS in the channel partner space focusing on addressing the specific needs of the global sales channel. They have integrated with Rustici Engine to support SCORM, AICC and xAPI in their application.

Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

They integrate with Rustici Engine to allow clients to import, launch and track SCORM and AICC content, as well as support xAPI. #14 Degreed has an integration with the SCORM Cloud API , which enables their customers to include SCORM and xAPI content right along side content from Lynda.com, YouTube, and many other third-party content services. #11 SumTotal is a major player in the enterprise LMS space. SAP Litmos is a leading SaaS based LMS, and were an early xAPI adopter.

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Cheering for clients named a Top Learning System by Craig Weiss

Rustici Software

Degreed has an integration with SCORM Cloud , which enables their customers to include SCORM and xAPI content right along side content from Lynda.com, YouTube, and many other third-party content services. #13 Blackboard has been a long time SCORM Engine customer, using Engine to handle the details around playing and tracking SCORM, AICC and xAPI content in the Learn application. #9 SumTotal is a major player in the LMS space.


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

Rustici Software

eLogic uses SCORM Engine to support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS. Plus they use Engine’s offline SCORM support in their mobile app. #3 Litmos was an early adopter of xAPI and is a leading SaaS based LMS. Recently, they have also adopted our offline SCORM support using SCORM Engine. NetExam’s SaaS based platform integrates SCORM Engine to support of all standards based eLearning content, including xAPI. This week, we’re cheering, “Hurrah!”

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Responsive Player: Did you get excited when I said “responsive”? While a responsive player is heavily touted addition to Storyline 360, in reality, the player leaves developers a little wanting. In a nutshell, the responsive player provides a minimalist UI around your course with a hamburger menu on small devices. Sometimes the responsive player ends up being a bit of a miss. Prefer to iterate offline in excel.

SCORM – When you need Inter-Operatibility between E-learning Platforms!


Imagine owning a stockpile of DVDs, but not a DVD player. Now, the DVD player that we seek should be able to play all types of DVDs single-handedly, isn’t it? Otherwise, we’d need one DVD player each that would jibe with only one type of DVD. SCORM (just like the package deal DVD player) is required for the LMS, for them to be able to work properly across various SCORM compliant systems. Tin Can API / Experience API / xAPI – Decoding the Buzzwords!


Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

2004. · xAPI. · AICC. · LMS, Inc. PDF is coming. · Mobile package. · Offline mobile player connected. to SCORM 1.2 – allows offline interaction of SCORM packages – would have to integrate with Claro’s API. The era of web-based authoring systems is here.

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Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students


Adobe Captivate Prime: This platform provides full control over the eLearning process from course setup and delivery to tracking learner progress, with features such as Fluidic Player and intuitive dashboard.

Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?


Tin Can Api (or Xperience Api or xApi as it is also known) records activities (formal or informal) in the form of “statements” which are sent to a Learning Record Store (LRS) in as noun-verb-object. This is taken even further by the possibility of offline learning through Paradiso’s Offline Player. With this SCORM-compliant elearning content can be downloaded when online, completed when offline, and the data synched when the user reconnects.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

The browser v App debate seems to be moving towards the browser solution, at least for the corporate market, although if mobile is to truly transform learning for remote communities, offline will remain important for a long time yet. Does your LMS have plans for an off line Scorm player? Or should that be XAPI? 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.

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The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)


CAI is used for both initial and remedial training and typically works in offline mode. When you buy a new movie on DVD you don’t need to check to see if it works with your brand of DVD player. They would need to make differently formatted DVDs for each brand of DVD player. xAPI = Application Programming Interface. Acronyms are great for old-timers. They’re faster to say and easier to write. But for the uninitiated, they appear like just a pile of letters.

Making the Case for Adaptive Learning

CLO Magazine

Before going any further, a mention of Experience API — more commonly referred to as Tin Can, or xAPI — would be appropriate. The xAPI was created to store and provide portability for learning experiences. It provides the ability to run content offline and on mobile devices as well as capture learning achievements completed outside the digital world.

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


Malcolm Peralty: So, 1 Million Teachers is trying to figure out how they’re going to have an offline smartphone education app using kind of WordPress LifterLMS and kind of the xAPI content that’s in, oh my God, what is it called?

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Can customize built-in Player skins. Can choose from built-in Player skins. Track in xAPI. exe) for offline purposes. Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives. Analyzing all these features can cost you a lot of time and effort.

The 2017 upgrade to Adobe Captivate Prime Provides an Amazing Experience

Adobe Captivate

2 One Player to Rule them All – No plugins required! The fluidic player continues to revolutionize the LMS experience, with support for Word Docs, Acrobat PDFs, PowerPoint, Videos of virtually every ilk and eLearning in AICC, SCORM and xAPI formats. The player makes it possible to blend your learning with support for online learning, virtual classrooms, live face to face training and external activities. #3

Final Post Analysis of #HRTechConf 2015

eLearning 24-7

For folks who use their product, I was told by a salesperson that xAPI is not on their radar, nor is any type of on/off synch mobile app. . They do not have on their radar, xAPI nor on/off synch for mobile – I was told the usual garbage line that their customers haven’t asked for it, nor have people reaching out to them. There are really two big players as I mentioned before, and ELF is the better one. No matter, I’ll have it offline and online.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology


Trends prediction: “Regardless of what some of the players in the microlearning space are saying, there is no one bite-size fits all. Take advantage of xAPI. As a result, the use of xAPI is becoming increasingly more popular in comparison to SCORM. xAPI is a game changer. It enables the recording, tracking, personalizing and improving of learning activity, both on and offline. Here are 4 killer examples of xAPI used for more effective learning.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018


PlayerLync’s director of product management, Paul Bradley, gave a not too technical talk about xAPI and its potential. xAPI, also known as the Experience API (and also as TinCan), is the e-Learning standard that builds on SCORM but is far broader in scope. xAPI is a better choice for mobile learning, offline learning and where custom extensions might be needed. Storytelling.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

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? Claro by dominKnow – Strong player, who IMO got sidetracked for a bit. . They were one of the early players to collaborative/peer review and still offer the best of breed for that specific feature including date/time stamp.

Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs


You can put an audio player in there. Some of them have what’s called xAPI support and some don’t. Basically, xAPI is a way for us and site owners to track what people are doing inside the H5P modules. But as an example, then yeah, what we can do with H5P and xAPI is say someone does do a more interactive quiz that they’ve offered with H5P, and let’s say that we want something to happen if they score 80% or higher in that interactive quiz.