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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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 stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model. 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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xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program

Gyrus

xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program. In the Learning and Development industry a very buzzworthy topic is xAPI (xAPI is also known as Tin Can API or the Experience API in case you have heard or read additional posts elsewhere, it will herein be referred to solely as xAPI within this blog post). Experience Tracking (The reason xAPI is also known as the Experience API) is a very real component of the xAPI offering. References. "Tin

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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. In 2000, Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) entered the picture and standardized the way a Learning Management System read and presented learning content. Then in 2013, experience API (xAPI) — also known as Tin Can API — was developed and quickly became crucial for obtaining accurate activity reporting. Both SCORM and xAPI built off the framework AICC provided.

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. Personalization refers to career support and development, rather than just taking one off training courses.

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Scorm vs Tin Can (xAPI)

Elucidat

Whilst SCORM is the most widely used elearning standard, xAPI opens up a wealth of opportunity for tracking, personalizing and improving learning experiences. We take a look at how they compare… Both SCORM and Tin Can – now more commonly known as xAPI – are communications protocols for tracking learning related activity. But, the extent and flexibility to which they SCORM and xAPI are able to do this differs significantly. xAPI can help!

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What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?

KnowledgeAnywhere

It’s called xAPI. What is XAPI? xAPI allows for deeper tracking of learning. xAPI also makes it easy for learning and development teams to see self-directed learning in action. The “x” in xAPI stands for experience and represents this software’s ability to capture learning experiences which was not always possible. How is xAPI different from SCORM? What are the benefits of xAPI? How to use xAPI.

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The What, How and Why of xAPI in Corporate Learning

WhatFix

who serves as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, aptly put it ‘xAPI helps us put the puzzle together’. But What is xAPI Really? To truly understand Experience API or xAPI, we need to first talk of Shareable Content Object Reference Model(SCORM) – the popular protocol that allows learning systems to speak with each other. So, in 2013, the developers of SCORM released xAPI (also known as Tin Can). How Does xAPI Work?

What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

Here we will take a look at AICC, SCORM, and XAPI (Tin Can), define what each one is and see when each might be an ideal solution for your business. XAPI – TIN CAN . XAPI Pros. XAPI Cons. When to use XAPI.

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SCORM vs. Tin Can xAPI: A simple guide to everything you need to know

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

According to SCORM , “the Shareable Content Object Reference Model [SCORM], is a set of technical standards for eLearning software products.” What is xAPI? Unlike SCORM, xAPI isn’t limited to learning management systems. It can also integrate with other platforms recording and tracking data from Sales CRMs, offline assessments and CMS, giving you insights into training efficacy and employee performance. Differences between SCORM and xAPI.

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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SCORM goes mobile with eFrontPro for Android

eFront

That’s especially true for the two well-established eLearning data interchange formats, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can), both of which eFrontPro has long supported. Starting from eFrontPro’s Android application’s latest update, we are proud to announce that we’ll be supporting mobile SCORM in both online and offline learning modes. Product News Android App Android SCORM Mobile SCORM Offline SCORM

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SCORM vs. Tin Can (xAPI) vs. AICC: What’s the difference?

eLearningMind

Before we get into how SCORM, Tin Can (also called xAPI, or meaning Experience API), and AICC are different, let’s start with what they all have in common: a complicated acronym (AICC is a doozy), and standards and specifications for eLearning content that is compatible across multiple platforms.

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

Here is a quick re-cap on this learning standard, before we take a closer look at some of the use cases: Experience API is a new (and evolving) e-learning specification that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of learning experiences a person goes through (both online and offline). This standard overcomes many of the limitations of Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) – the previous standard. Occurring even while learners are offline.

3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality

TOPYX LMS

The trouble is, most people don’t know what Tin Can API is or understand why it’s crucial to successful implementation of an LMS, also referred to as an eLearning system. Tin Can API “is a brand new specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has (online and offline). What Does xAPI Have to Do with SCORM? Tin Can API is interchangeable with the term “Experience API” or “xAPI.”

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5 Eternal eLearning Trends That Have Stood the Test of Time

Adobe Captivate

It was SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) that started the trend of APIs within eLearning by allowing training and course content to be shared with other SCORM compliant systems. SCORM was succeeded by xAPI, also known as Tin Can API as well as Experience API. In addition, it gave hardware access, offline storage, and supported cloud-based applications.

TIN CAN API & THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

Here is a quick re-cap on this learning standard, before we take a closer look at some of the use cases: Experience API is a new (and evolving) e-learning specification that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of learning experiences a person goes through (both online and offline). This standard overcomes many of the limitations of Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) – the previous standard. Occurring even while learners are offline.

SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. 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.

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Experience Matters MOOC for Learning Experience Design: Making Sense of Week 3

HT2 Labs

Using the xAPI format, vast amounts of useful data can be generated from many different learning activities within your organization and stored in your LRS. What is the xAPI? The Experience Application Programming Interface (xAPI) develops on existing API functions by recording data in a consistent format using a universally applicable vocabulary. The xAPI vocabulary consists of an Actor > Verb > Object structure. Join the MOOC here: [link].

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Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

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. .

Tin Can API: What It Has in Store for Online Learning Environments

ProProfs

It can help you track, store, and communicate learning experiences, both offline and online, in the form of statements. Watch This Video To Know What is xAPI or Tin Can API | Features & Benefits Explained. It is a technology specification or standard that enables you to track learning activities, both online and offline, from different platforms in the form of learning experiences. Tin Can, Experience API, & xAPI: Are They Same or Different? xAPI vs SCORM.

SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

eLearningMind

The RM in SCORM means Reference Model, which means it’s a specification or set of rules followed by eLearning professionals. It’s called Experience API, or xAPI, and can live online, offline, and on multiple platforms, allowing companies access to more data about how learners are learning.

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SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

eLearningMind

The RM in SCORM means Reference Model, which means it’s a specification or set of rules followed by eLearning professionals. It’s called Experience API, or xAPI, and can live online, offline, and on multiple platforms, allowing companies access to more data about how learners are learning.

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Benefits of a Tin Can API Compliant Learning Management System

ProProfs

If you have been dealing with e-learning then you probably have seen or heard reference to the Tin Can API. Referring to the definition cited by Wikipedia : Tin Can xAPI “is an e-learning software specification that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a manner that records and tracks all types of learning experiences. But, their activities can also be traced at the time when the trainees are offline. Are you familiar with Tin Can API?

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. Personalization refers to career support and development, rather than just taking one off training courses.

8 Things You Can Do Better With Tin Can API

ProProfs

Also popularly known as xAPI or Experience API, Tin Can API is the shared language for systems to talk to each other. This elearning specification allows data to be collected from learning experiences (online and offline both). Simply put, Tin Can API (also the successor to Sharable Content Object Reference Model) is simple and flexible. It allows offline, social and mobile learning in general. Currently, xAPI can complement SCORM and conventional LMS tools.

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Top 10 Authoring Tools that Deliver Engaging Learning Content

Paradiso

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. .

12 Best Learning Content Management System Software for Enterprise Companies

Zunos

Anyone who wants to create a new training has to know how to use three tools and transfer information between them in the appropriate format like SCORM or xAPI. Make a copy of the materials and save them in a CMS for future reference.

8 Things You Can Do Better With Tin Can API

ProProfs

Also popularly known as xAPI or Experience API, Tin Can API is the shared language for systems to talk to each other. This elearning specification allows data to be collected from learning experiences (online and offline both). Simply put, Tin Can API (also the successor to Sharable Content Object Reference Model) is simple and flexible. It allows offline, social and mobile learning in general. Currently, xAPI can complement SCORM and conventional LMS tools.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model): A set of standards developed by Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) and applied when developing LMS content. Once a specification has been recognized by an official body, it becomes a standard, like AICC , SCORM or Tin Can xAPI.

The tech behind LXP de-mystified

Learning Pool

UGC in this context refers to the content on a system that is placed there not by the organization running that system, or by third-party content providers, but by learners themselves. There is one particular, very specialized, type of API that was created specifically for learning systems, known as The Experience API, or xAPI for short. xAPI began life as an update to the widely used SCORM specification, but the ambition of its creators went way beyond that. .

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Learning Experience Design

ID Mentors

On the other hand, situations that required context, collaboration and hands-on application were designed as offline pieces in the form of workshops, projects and assignments, and job-aids or other performance support tools. Introduction.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

A content authoring tool refers to software that enables you to create interactive digital training content , easily convert it into different formats, and offer it to learners either through the web or a learning management system.

5 ways that the learner experience impacts your employee value proposition (EVP)

Learning Pool

a workshop, a video or a coaching session) and the top-level referring to the learner’s overall experience of learning within their organization. Together they make possible the describing of learning experiences – content-based and non-content-based, online and offline – in a common language.

Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM

Paradiso

Tin Can API , also known as Experience API or xAPI, is generally considered to be the successor to SCORM , and expands the ability of the organizations that use it to gather data about the experiences, both offline and online, experiences that are quantifiable, trackable and shareable. The Shareable Content Object Reference Model – SCORM – has been the industry standard for over 15 years and has served as the foundation for many an LMS across its lifetime.

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What is eLearning? How Can I Use It?

Convergence Training

is an acronym for “Sharable Content Object Reference Model.” Experience API/xAPI. Experience API/xAPI (Tin Can) is often referred to as the “next generation SCORM.” It is more flexible than SCORM because it can be used on any internet enabled device and can record learning activities of users offline. eLearning allows you to access training material online rather than in a traditional classroom setting.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Notable contributions include SCORM and xAPI. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. A small unit of a larger piece of learning content is referred to as a chunk. Learning materials often stored in an LMS are referred to as resources.

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

Paradiso

What is it about SCORM ( Shareable Content Object Reference Model ) that the e-learning folks are going gaga over? Tin Can API / Experience API / xAPI – Decoding the Buzzwords! Rather than data, we’d say it captures experience that matter, both, from the online as well as the offline undertakings of a learner. Well… to put it across in simple terms, SCORM is a ‘certificate’ that an LMS has to get, if it wants to score in the game of ‘inter-operatibility’.

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What is Blended Learning?

LearnUpon

At first, blended learning was defined as a mixture of offline and online learning. These activities could include reference reading, watching videos or answering a pre-course questionnaire to assess the learner’s abilities. One of the major benefits of blended learning is the ability to create an online resource within your LMS that learners can refer to before and after live training sessions.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Prefer to iterate offline in excel. Honorable Mention: New features – Customizable course buttons and text + xAPI support… Yes, please! While Rise isn’t the right solution for all mobile materials, it’s a huge step forward for just-in-time resources and reference materials. Have you ever watched Bob Ross paint, amazed by how the piece is taking shape? Have you ever watched Bobby Flay pan sear a ribeye to perfection? What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common?