xAPI, LRS – The Interview

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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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What is the plan for DISC, xAPI, and ADL?

MakingBetter

Towards the end of last year, our big announcement was the formation of the not-for-profit Consortium formed to handle the governance and address the evolution of xAPI with/for ADL. xAPI, being open-source and licensed as Apache 2.0, That’s a feature, not a bug — we licensed xAPI in this way so that it couldn’t be trapped in US DoD the way SCORM was. To make implementations of xAPI interoperable, we can’t limit the responsibility on LRSs.

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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.

What You Need to Know: GDPR & xAPI

Watershed

But what is it, and how will it affect xAPI and Learning Record Stores? Find out more as we explain everything you need to know about this important set of privacy regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of regulations designed to accomplish two primary objectives: ensure the privacy and security of European Union (EU) residents and their personal data (any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person), and.

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April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

April’s Obsidian Chat topic was xAPI. We had xAPI expert Art Werkenthin from RISC, Inc. Art is a member of the ADL CMI-5 committee , and is an expert on both xAPI and CMI-5. xAPI is murky for a lot of folks, and the responses shared were extremely helpful in learning more about the topic. What is the purpose of xAPI? xAPI has real world and real time value. xAPI was designed to capture non-traditional learning activities.

With Gratitude…

MakingBetter

We launched an online journal, the xAPI Quarterly , kickstarting the publishing arm of our business, Connections Forum , and we ran our first events, xAPI Camps that each were co-created with our participants. Grateful for the xAPI Community. It’s the xAPI community I want to talk specifically to now. There are a myriad of reasons why 2015 was good for Megan and I, but the one reason that stands out is the incredible gains in xAPI’s adoption that happened this year.

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This Week in MakingBetter: An Interview, ATD TechKnowledge & More

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TK Chat – Practical Uses of xAPI (Thursday, 9:15-10am). In December, Craig reached out to me with some questions about Learning Record Stores and how they relate to the xAPI specification. Over the holidays, Craig asked me some excellent questions about the history of xAPI, what’s the deal with its name, how does xAPI fare in terms of interoperability, security and privacy… Craig asked straight-up questions and I gave him straight-up answers.

Mike Rustici – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at such data security concerns? Tin Can doesn’t change that, and the same privacy and security practices that apply to any other industry apply equally to us. ABOUT MIKE RUSTICI (President, Rustici Software): In 2002, Mike Rustici founded Rustici Software to help Learning Management Systems and e-learning content creators work well with each other using the SCORM standard.

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MIKE RUSTICI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How do you look at such data security concerns? Tin Can doesn’t change that, and the same privacy and security practices that apply to any other industry apply equally to us. ABOUT MIKE RUSTICI (President, Rustici Software): In 2002, Mike Rustici founded Rustici Software to help Learning Management Systems and e-learning content creators work well with each other using the SCORM standard.

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The Community Responds

MakingBetter

A fourth standard to cover retention policy, privacy, protection, access, delegation and security. What must be accommodated in terms of privacy and security, at a standards level, is unclear. We must also seek out privacy and security laws in other parts. If stakeholders in the current xAPI specification group are involved in standardization through IEEE, then they will be the best hedge against breaking current implementations.

Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

This post is for vendors, developers and implementers of the Experience API and for anyone who may one day create something with xAPI. The choices made soon will ultimately impact what you will be able to do with xAPI 3, 5 and 20 years from now. This has me reflecting deeply about what kind of future with xAPI we need to enable. However, we have to also be mindful of the billions of dollars to be invested in xAPI going forward. xAPI is about data interoperability.

Challenging Trends: Data, Learning and the LRS

HT2 Labs

The webinar included a Q&A session, with Ben and Deborah responding to many insightful questions regarding the Learning Record Store (LRS) and the xAPI. If you need more information regarding either of those things, you can download the Learning Technology Manager’s Guide to xAPI. How easy is it to record activity from a non xAPI source? “There are three basic ways of getting data into an xAPI Learning Record Store like Learning Locker®.

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GDPR came and went: how it impacted our products

Rustici Software

At Rustici Software, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came at an ideal time for us to complete a self-review of our data privacy. Our tools can be many things to many people, with each product having its own set of data privacy scenarios to think through. Of course we went through the normal process of evaluating our company-wide privacy policy and made some small changes. Nothing with privacy and software is final.

Ten ‘Must-Have’ Features for Your Learning Platform

Origin Fractal LXP

Ideally your platform should support all eLearning standards like SCORM and TinCan/xAPI. Security & Privacy. In the post-GDPR world, the importance of security and privacy becomes doubly important. Organizations can be heavily penalized for data-security and privacy breaches. SSL certification is the first step towards meeting security guidelines. Do you use an LMS or an LXP to deliver your eLearning?

Docebo vs Absorb LMS: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

However the latter offers an intuitive platform that has robust security and maintains the highest LMS compliance standards for data security and privacy protection (GDPR). Docebo comes up with an easy course creation feature to add video, SCORM , and xAPI packages.

Keeping eLearning standards grounded in the rapidly-changing world of web browsers

Rustici Software

As learning standards experts here at Rustici Software , we know that the standards like SCORM, xAPI, cmi5, and AICC by and large remain constant and unchanged year over year. Sure, there are more browsers available, more and more devices to make online content even more available and accessible, and we’re more privacy- and security-minded than back in the Netscape Navigator days of the ‘90s. We collaborated with the industry to develop xAPI in light of SCORM’s shortcomings.

Top 29 Learning Management System Features You Should Consider

LearnUpon

There are also standard file types specific to eLearning such as SCORM, and xAPI. SCORM & xAPI compliance The most widely used methods for standardizing learning content are SCORM and xAPI. This may include security training, background checks, and confidentiality agreements.

Top 29 Learning Management System Features You Should Consider

LearnUpon

There are also standard file types specific to eLearning such as SCORM, and xAPI. SCORM & xAPI compliance The most widely used methods for standardizing learning content are SCORM and xAPI. This may include security training, background checks, and confidentiality agreements.

Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

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xAPI – Often referred by vendors as Tin Can (the proper term is xAPI). I recommend you wanting xAPI for your system. Security measures are very important with online proctoring. Templates (can be edited) for Terms of Use/Privacy terms/Etc. For folks that ask vendors all types of security questions, I can tell you that their responses, if they are on AWS or Rackspace for example, are coming from those pages on those respected sites. EXTRA! EXTRA!

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What you can expect in 2019

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An LRS tracks everything, and you do not need xAPI to have an LRS (so a vendor who says, “Well we do not have xAPI,” doesn’t fly). Anyone who has experienced the SCORM claims of interoperability of course, new that wasn’t going to be smooth sailing and my biggest concern from day one was tied directly to security and privacy. Expectations. We all have them. We have them when we go out to eat.

Make your Company’s “Work From Home” initiative a Success with Remote Training fueled by a Digital Adoption Platform

WhatFix

Leading DAPs automatically creates a version of In-App Flows into a SCORM and xAPI compliant LMS course, a Video, an Article, a PDF, a HOT URL, a SlideShow and shares it across the enterprise. DAPs should auto-create LMS courses that are SCORM and xAPI compliant.

Hey LMS Santa!

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Finally, xAPI and LRS. If there is one “holy moly” feature, it will be xAPI with a nice dose of LRS. You do not need xAPI to have an LRS and secondly, both are a work in progress. Want to safeguard yourself in terms of privacy? If I want to mention the tracking information add it to your privacy and security paragraph that learners must agree to. I remember the days when Santa would come to my house.

10 Automated Training Tools

Ed App

Some of the popular courses that you can access through this platform include corporate compliance courses, healthcare compliance, OSHA safety training, and HIPAA privacy and security.

10 SCORM Software

Ed App

Some of the popular SCORM courses that you can access through this platform include corporate compliance courses, healthcare compliance, OSHA safety training, and HIPAA privacy and security.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

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The offering is essentially Tin Can (xAPI), but also includes a Learning Record Store and a personal data locker (place to put your data record for security/privacy). Speaking. The Final Frontier of E-learning. These are the voyages of me. My five year (okay, as many years) mission is to speak at as many shows as possible throughout the world. To explore new cities. To seek out new attendees.

2016 Top 10 LMSs

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43 profiles, whereas each vendor responded to 12 questions – covering everything from setup fees to data centers to latest features to support/training to security/privacy. . Seeking an xAPI, LRS? Thank you all for the delay. It’s been a long few weeks, putting together the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report. Before, I jump into the Top 10 for 2016, some interesting bits of info.

E-Learning 24/7 Superhero Reader Edition: LRS Pros/Cons, Course design – what works

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While I have (continue to have) real concerns about privacy and security issues, if a person leaves your company/business/school/university and so forth and goes some other place that doesn’t have an LRS – where does their data record sit – an LRS has potential. For folks unaware of what an LRS is, I highly recommend you read the Q&A blog post with Aaron Silvers , who is the premier expert for xAPI, LRS and future spec tech (Is that a phrase?

FindAnLMS – The New Learning System Search Platform from Craig Weiss

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xAPI), Audience Type (B2B, B2C, Employees, Customers, Employees and Customers), Implementation time frame, Number of end users, Deployment type, Price range (it is a scale), Industry – as in your vertical or verticals and Ranking. . To learn more about AWS security, data privacy, etc. Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy are located within FindAnLMS, and you can view them directly prior to entering or using FindAnLMS. . September 6th, 2018. Write it down.