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. 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. If by app, you build the xAPI hooks into it. That would provide the ability to keep records offline if necessary and sync when possible.

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What is a Learning Record Store (LRS) ?

Meridian

According to xAPI.com, a Learning Record Store (LRS) is the heart of any xAPI ecosystem. If you are not sure what an xAPI ecosystem is, please check out our previous blog on this subject here. Essentially, xAPI-enabled applications generate metadata in the form of ‘statements.’ The application sends these statements to an LRS server that then receives, stores and forwards statements to other LRS servers. Download our new report, The xAPI Experience today!

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SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

It doesn’t work offline. AICC supports highly secure HTTPS data transfers between the content and the LMS and AICC content can also be kept on a separate server to its LMS. What about xAPI? xAPI is a step up from SCORM in terms of what it offers.

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Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

The two main components are the server and the user interface. Think of the server as the computer hardware which allows the system to run. xAPI / TinCan. It is one of the newer formats and enables the collection of online/offline data. What is an LMS? .

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Benefits of a Tin Can API Compliant Learning Management System

ProProfs

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. Not so long ago, Tin Can xAPI had emerged as the latest standard for delivering online training across industries including education. But, their activities can also be traced at the time when the trainees are offline.

Docebo vs Moodle: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server making it a cloud-based learning management system or on-premise LMS. Docebo comes up with an easy course creation feature to add video, SCORM, and xAPI packages. Introduction.

Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server making it a cloud-based learning management system or on-premise LMS.

Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server making it a cloud-based learning management system or on-premise LMS.

Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server making it a cloud-based learning management system or on-premise LMS.

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). Mobile learning, simulations, game-based learning, real-world activities, experiential learning, social learning, offline learning and collaborative learning that can be effectively communicated with xAPI.

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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). Mobile learning, simulations, game-based learning, real-world activities, experiential learning, social learning, offline learning and collaborative learning that can be effectively communicated with xAPI.

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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. This is a “profile” for using the xAPI specification with learning management systems. Popular eLearning content standards include SCORM, xAPI, and AICC.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

SCORM 2004, AICC, or xAPI). Course publishing choices include SCORM 1.2/2004, offline, and Web ( [link] ). It is server-based with a scrolling-based metaphor composed of pages, articles, blocks, and components. In our first blog on the evolution of digital first publishing Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing , we discussed how the publishing industry led by decreased sales in education textbooks initially adopted a general digital first workflow.

The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)

learnWorlds

It is compatible with SCORM, AICC, xAPI/Tin Can API. It is compatible with SCORM and xAPI/Tin Can API. You will have to pay for a self-hosted server and its maintenance. It provides a desktop app for offline learning.

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

LifterLMS

Malcolm Peralty: So, I actually created a Bash script and a coding script to be able to pull down the latest version and upgrade these sites and I just put it on all the servers and had it do it for me. Yeah, the LRS system, which is holding all the xAPI data of how these people are doing.

Elearning course software: 6 things to consider

Elucidat

Is it xAPI enabled? Articulate 360 is a subscription service that offers a wide range of both offline and online tools, used for creating elearning. The Adapt authoring tool is a server-based web application to allow you and your team to quickly build responsive e-learning content. 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 A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

CAI is used for both initial and remedial training and typically works in offline mode. xAPI = Application Programming Interface. xAPI also, known as “Tin Can”, allows for this by enabling a learning record from any source to be written to a storage server as an “I did this” statement. 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.

Effectus LMS For effective Employee Training Management and Tracking

CommLab India

The LMS server has a Global domain as a default feature. All users and courses you add to the LMS server are included automatically in this domain. Domains are especially useful for large corporations who wish to control access to the LMS server, based on customer type. Effectus LMS offers learners the flexibility to access learning material anytime, anywhere and on any device – offline and online.

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Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

In addition to these two there is a newer eLearning content standard known as Experience API, xAPI, or Tin Can. Being able to connect with peers, discuss challenges, and have a forum for conversation improves learner engagement among association members, whether the learning is on or offline. Collaboration can also be made an integral part of the learning experience in online or offline courses by introducing a group project as part of the assessment process.

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? Publish it to the web – which means you can stick it on any server, sans LMS and whalla MOOC city! Oh, you can publish to web and keep it on your own servers and then yada yada – MOOC.

Meet the team #2: Periklis Venakis the Software Architect

eFront

That said, we do have a quite specific task list for the next couple of years, including (spoiler alert) xAPI support, moar (sic) gamification, full duplex offline communication and a, err, hit-load of other fascinating stuff. There’s mostly more of everything now: colleagues, clients, partners, codebase, products, servers, furniture. You’ve enjoyed the platform, you’ve dug the features, you’ve appreciated the support and you loved the end product.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

It is software that sits on an organization’s server or in the cloud , allows managers to enroll employees in courses (or lets employees self-register), and presents the learner with a menu of lessons from which to choose. 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.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. A Learning Record Store is a data storage system that serves as a repository for learning records necessary for using xAPI statements. This can be captured by an LMS like LearnUpon with self awarding and approval features or via xAPI.