xAPI conceptualized

Clark Quinn

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the xAPI Base Camp, to present on content strategy. While I was there, I remembered that I have some colleagues who don’t see the connection between xAPI and learning. What I was trying to capture was how xAPI tracked activity, and that could then be used for insight. I think one of the problems people have is that they think xAPI is a solution all in itself, but it is just a syntax for reporting.

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eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status.   In the 1960s, Dr. Bruce Tuckman proposed a team development model that lends some structure to the conversation about xAPI.   In the early Forming and Storming days of xAPI, there were no off-the-shelf tools that supported it.

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Leveraging xAPI Data Reporting with SCORM LMS

JCA Solutions

Leveraging xAPI Data Reporting with SCORM LMS. Data Reporting with xAPI Bridge. Traditionally the data collected is not enough to provide a full analysis of the learning experience or to fully know if the learning experience is making a difference.

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Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Anthony is an independent xAPI evangelist and Instructional Developer for the Internet of Things. If you’re an elearning professional, you’ve probably seen or heard the term xAPI countless times. But are you still fuzzy about where SCORM ends and xAPI begins? After years of educating people about xAPI (aka Experience Application Programming Interface ), I find that it is still one of the least-understood concepts in the digital learning world.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. processing enables authoring tools to provide.

Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge

JCA Solutions

Delivering Just-In-Time Training with xAPI Bridge. xAPI Bridge Makes Capturing Just-in-Time Training Data Easy. At the same time, you may be curious about xAPI and how it could expand your knowledge about your learners and their training activities.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

Fast forward 20 years, and we are seeing the beginnings of a sea of change being led by xAPI. xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. Two years later, the xAPI 1.0 spec was released, and after some additional advances, DoD confirmed that this year xAPI, coupled with the CMI5 Profile, is the anointed replacement for SCORM. xAPI is a learning answer to this problem and provides many capabilities beyond SCORM.

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xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

MakingBetter

The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. The Guild helped us launch xAPI at mLearnCon back in 2012 and they have been a steadfast supporter of xAPI. Last year was the first year there was an official xAPI Track at DevLearn and, together, we are upping that ante again (…in Vegas). We may even be doing karaoke Tuesday night, after xAPI Camp, because that is how we roll.

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Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive

MakingBetter

It was an incredibly exciting week to see the incredible gains and growth the xAPI community has had in the last year. Megan & I spent the bulk of our time helping the eLearning Guild with the xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI in Practice track. In this case, xAPI is used with Articulate products to create job aids that track interactions while relief workers — in this case, research interviewers — are out in the field.

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Deciding when to use xAPI

Experience API

For the better part of seven years, Tim Martin, our CEO at Rustici Software , has carried his xAPI hammer around telling the story of what the standard enables. The problem with his hammering is that it has led some to consider xAPI the solution to any problem. Fear not: he has recently written two articles in Learning Solutions Magazine that provide clear strategies to help you decide when it’s best to use (or not use) xAPI. Best Practices News Use Cases xAPI

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How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data

JCA Solutions

How to Use xAPI Bridge to Collect Just-In-Time Training Data. xAPI Bridge Makes Capturing Just-in-Time Training Data Easy. At the same time, you may be curious about xAPI and how it could expand your knowledge about your learners and their training activities.

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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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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

xAPI and LRS (Learning Record Stores) have been in the news and frankly everywhere within the e-learning industry in the past 1.5 While I am able to provide a variety of insight and details on the subject, I by no means would be a foremost expert on it. . 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”). Right now, “Tin Can” refers to xAPI. xAPI has this.

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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

Fast forward 20 years, and we are seeing the beginnings of a sea of change being led by xAPI. xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. Two years later, the xAPI 1.0 spec was released, and after some additional advances, DoD confirmed that this year xAPI, coupled with the CMI5 Profile, is the anointed replacement for SCORM. xAPI is a learning answer to this problem and provides many capabilities beyond SCORM.

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5 Real Benefits of Using xAPI

LearnUpon

xAPI was touted as the future of eLearning back in 2013 when it was first introduced (named Tin Can at the time). xAPI has some awesome benefits that you should know about and avail of. So let’s keep things simple and focus on the 5 key benefits that the standard provides. One of the major benefits of xAPI is the lack of disruption its adoption will cause you. xAPI can do everything that your SCORM 1.2 Tracking all learning activities.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

What is xAPI? According to xAPi.com “The Experience API (or xAPI) is a new specification for learning technology that makes it possible to collect data about the wide range of experiences a person has (online and offline). With this easy access, you are able to track learner’s performance, analyze and personalize future learning content to be more focused and easier to imbibe. So, as it is still critical, let’s do a quick primer on xAPI. 4 reasons to choose 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. Designed specifically to cater to eLearning courseware designed for use in the aviation industry, the standards were adopted by course-providers to create eLearning content for all industries. Why xAPI Matters?

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5 Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

Essentially, xAPI (Experience API) is typically viewed by learning and development (L&D) professionals as a tool to help with: tracking learning where learners go, not just in the LMS. tracking learner performance inside a course. tracking granular choice and experience data in learning software. These are all great reasons to use xAPI, but they don’t always resonate with key stakeholders in other parts of the business. Track and Optimize Onboarding.

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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.

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Consider SCORM/xAPI now rather than later

Adobe Captivate

These are a set of standards which allow for different applications to share information with each other, and allows for such things as the tracking of student progression through a course, score results, time spent etc. Tin Can is meant to be a replacement for SCORM and offers an increased set of tracking and measuring tools. Confusingly, Tin Can is also called xAPI (experience API) and SCORM comes in several different versions, with Cp supporting SCORM 1.2

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xAPI vs SCORM: Which Should You Choose?

LearnUpon

We work with SCORM and xAPI every day at LearnUpon. Others that currently develop SCORM-compliant content ask about the value migrating to xAPI might add. Choosing between xAPI vs SCORM can seem confusing. That’s because SCORM and xAPI are essentially different protocols. They provide alternative methods for achieving similar outcomes. xAPI vs SCORM. Let’s use an example to explore the main differences between xAPI vs SCORM.

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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. 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. xAPI – Meet the New Standard. Since blended learning is on the rise , the xAPI mobile features are crucial.

6 Brilliant Reasons To Adopt An xAPI-Enabled LMS

ProProfs

Now xAPI (Experience API), also known as Tin Can API, found its way into this list. Considering the significant benefits it offers, there is no surprise why everyone is going gaga over how xAPI can impact the online training landscape. Even though it’s still in its nascent stage, xAPI is creating a great impact on the learning industry. Within a relatively short span of time, many vendors now offer varying degrees of support for xAPI.

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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. They provide a framework and structure to pass data and information between learning content and technologies. xAPI can help!

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What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?

KnowledgeAnywhere

Now there’s a way businesses can track as much as 100% of learning experiences. It’s called xAPI. What is XAPI? xAPI allows for deeper tracking of learning. This application is able to track the information learners seek whether that be through the elearning content provided by a company or outside information on the internet. xAPI also makes it easy for learning and development teams to see self-directed learning in action.

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xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification. Most of my work is with the IEEE-LTSC but recently a few other IEEE standards groups expressed interest in using xAPI. They’re looking at xAPI because it provides a way to share data across devices, related to people, in a way other systems can understand. This is exciting stuff for everyone with a hand in making xAPI what it is. Second, an xAPI Camp is happening.

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4 examples of using xAPI for more effective learning

Elucidat

xAPI is a game changer. In this blog we take a closer look at what xAPI is and share some real-world examples of xAPI in action. What is xAPI? The Experience API, commonly referred to as xAPI or Tin-Can enables the recording, tracking, personalizing and improving of learning activity, both on and offline. If you care about supporting real learning that’s truly people-centered , then you should consider xAPI as a way of measuring it!

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Profile Recipes vs. xAPI Profiles

Experience API

What’s the difference between profile recipes and xAPI profiles? A “ profile recipe ” was an early attempt to make it possible for members of the xAPI community to publicly share how they were implementing an information model for a given experience in the hopes that others with a similar experience could use the same model. This provided a range of off the shelf tools for common experiences. xAPI Profiles.

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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.

Your Performance Support Doesn't Speak xAPI? 3 Reasons it Should

Ontuitive

​By now, you’ve heard the buzz regarding what’s variously called Experience API , xAPI, or The Tin Can API. However, at this point, you might be wondering how xAPI is relevant to performance support and workflow learning. But before we get into the uses of xAPI in EPSS, let’s quickly review the basics of how xAPI is intended to work. In a nutshell, learners go about their business learning stuff from a system like Ontuitive that supports xAPI.

5 Considerations When Shopping for CME Hosting Vendors and Providers

EthosCE

EthosCE supports course import using SCORM and Tin Can (xAPI). Look for platforms that will save time and money by automating administrative tasks, including enrollment and course tracking.

“How do I add xAPI support to my LMS?”

Rustici Software

Now we need to answer the question, how do we add xAPI support? Thanks, xAPI-Less LMS. Hey xAPI-Less LMS, Thank you for reaching out! When it comes to adding xAPI support to your LMS, you have a couple of options. Implement the xAPI specification yourself. Leverage a third-party software, like Rustici Engine or SCORM Cloud , which implement xAPI on your system’s behalf. Implement the xAPI specification yourself. Ask Andy cmi5 xAPI

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5 More Business Reasons Why xAPI

ATD Learning Technologies

If your responsibilities include onboarding team members, developing learning curriculums, delivering training programs, or evaluating the performance of your organization, at some point this year someone likely asked if you had looked into xAPI. ” Either way, someone probably jumped into a technical explanation about how xAPI is a magical data interoperability standard that is going to solve all of your training tracking and performance measurement challenges.

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3 Things to Know About eLearning Measurement and Tracking (And 5 Ways It Makes Content Better)

gomo learning

Measurement and tracking eLearning isn’t just a bit of housekeeping to do at the end of your digital learning process. While we all understand the importance of measurement and tracking , there are plenty of factors stopping L&D departments from using the available technology to its full extent. How to Use Measurement and Tracking to Inform Future Content. Getting to Grips With xAPI and SCORM Course Tracking. Blog measurement tracking

Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: xAPI

Trivantis

Tracking learner success is always on trend; it’s how learning and development professionals determine the effectiveness of training initiatives. xAPI (often called The Experience API, Tin Can, or the next generation of SCORM) helps us measure learner success by tracking many types of learning experiences. Best Practices for xAPI. Rick Zanotti interviews one Lectora® user on xAPI in Lectora Live 9: Jared Schaalje on Lectora Templates & xAPI. • Lectora and xAPI.

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Top 8 xAPI Questions Everyone Wants to Know

JCA Solutions

Unfortunately, our technologies for tracking new types of learning and new mediums for learning have been slow to catch up. Top 8 xAPI Questions. In comes xAPI. Here are some of the top xAPI questions. What is xAPI? Its official name is Experience API but most everyone uses xAPI for short. No, xAPI is not replacing SCORM. There are still things that SCORM does that xAPI doesn’t do and, of course, vice-versa. How is xApi Different?

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Tracking Learning Videos with SCORM

JCA Solutions

Tracking Your Learning Videos. You track progress on the course but not on the video. Tracking learning videos is something different, however. In some cases, however, ( in fact probably a growing number of cases ) the video itself is the training we wish to track. It’s also possible the video contains everything we need to provide to the learner. Yet we still have the need to track what the learner does. No xAPI support yet. Set Up Tracking.

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