iFest and xAPI Profile Servers

MakingBetter

We’ve been hard at work the last few months identifying what an xAPI Profile Server should do beyond the basic requirements in the xAPI Profile Specification as part of a BAA with ADL. The post iFest and xAPI Profile Servers appeared first on MakingBetter. Last week we took the show on the road to iFest in Washington DC. We brought along a poster which explained why […]. Experience API

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The One-Year Countdown to an xAPI Profile Server

MakingBetter

On Wednesday, 20 November at 1pm EST, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative will host a webinar on an xAPI Profile Publishing Tool & Server being developed for 2020. The post The One-Year Countdown to an xAPI Profile Server appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API

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Level Up Learning Data with xAPI in 2021

MakingBetter

Watch a previously recorded demonstration of the ADL xAPI Profile Server coming in Q2 2021! The post Level Up Learning Data with xAPI in 2021 appeared first on MakingBetter. Experience API Learning Analytics demos recordings webinars xAPI xAPI Profile Server xAPI Profiles

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2020 was all About xAPI Profiles (for us)

MakingBetter

The post 2020 was all About xAPI Profiles (for us) appeared first on MakingBetter. Open Source master object model xAPI Profile Server xAPI Profiles

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

servers in the world Just like other sectors, L&D teams are increasingly. wanted to hire servers to deal with your courses and. people would often find that their servers crashed when. How fast and secure are the servers hosting and. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Top 3 Questions (we get) about xAPI

Yet Analytics

If you are like most of the people who reach out to the Yet Analytics team, you need advice about xAPI. And you may have heard rumors about our forthcoming authoring platform for xAPI Profiles. When our phone rings, it’s usually people with questions about xAPI.

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Talking ‘Bout Praxis

MakingBetter

Learning Analytics elsevier ieee journals learning analytics praxis publishing research solar telemetry xAPI Profile Server xAPI ProfilesCustomers were using a product and content based on things I actually had some hand in. My year was spent preparing what happens to take an MVP and deliver all the value envisioned for it. The post Talking ‘Bout Praxis appeared first on MakingBetter.

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Why is xAPI the future of learning analytics now?

Creativ Technologies

XAPI(Experience API) helps a company collate data about an employee’s learning behavior. The XAPI technology is open source, and it can be downloaded from the internet, and any device can be empowered with it. What kind of non-LMS learning activities can be monitored by the xAPI?

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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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Track and trace Learners results. What do SCORM compliance, AICC, XAPI and CMI5 mean?

Challenge to Learn

Or are you just confused by all the abbreviations like: SCORM, AICC, XAPI, and CMI5? SCORM and XAPI / Tincan. We now have XAPI , formerly known as (project) TinCan. SCORM and XAPI compared. XAPI allows tracking and tracing from anywhere. So you should choose an authoring tool or a LMS that supports XAPI. XAPI will still track and trace the results. XAPI is short for ‘e X perience API ’. SCORM cannot help you here, but XAPI can.

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Answers: How Do I Get Started With xAPI?

MakingBetter

Getting Started with xAPI… for Everyone. The information the US Department of Defense (via ADL) has available on the Experience API , and the larger Training & Learning Architecture of which xAPI is a part, broadly paints the picture of the research and development that is being performed now and into the foreseeable future, much of which will find its way to standardization. If you’re not already on the mailing list(s) for xAPI, you should sign up right away.

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Securing Your xAPI Statements in JavaScript

Learning Dojo

xAPI unlocks many new possibilities for learners to engage in learning without the traditional cumbersome process of logging in to an LMS to have access to eLearning content. That’s why it’s important to make sure the server or host we’re using for our xAPI project enforces https as well. For credentials and Basic Auth with xAPI – we recommend using a wrapper like ADL’s xAPI Wrapper. RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80.

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Package & track elearning: why companies need both AICC & xAPI

Docebo

AICC and xAPI (Experience API, or formerly Tin Can) are among the most important standards: whilst AICC has been around for a while, the xAPI is relatively recent. And this first reason drives us to the second one – due to the ability to keep content on its own server, a lot of big course vendors still have a huge catalog of courses which are using this standard. From Tin Can to xAPI: a core called LRS. What we used to know as “ Tin Can ” is now called xAPI.

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Benefits of Experience API, xAPI and Tin Can API in eLearning Systems

Instancy

Benefits of Experience API, xAPI and Tin Can API in eLearning, content learning systems. Benefits of Experience API, xAPI and Tin Can API in eLearning Systems. API, xAPI and Tin Can API for eLearning Content Management Systems. The Advent of TinCan API or xAPI.

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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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“What is the right learning standard to support in my application?”

Rustici Software

While SCORM is still the standard most commonly supported today, your customers may ask for others like AICC, cmi5, LTI or xAPI. xAPI Resources: . Overview of xAPI. Benefits of xAPI. cmi5 provides a way to move from SCORM to the more modern xAPI specification.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Then came Experience API (xAPI) and CMI5. 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. You can test it out yourself by downloading and installing it to your own web server. SCORM and xAPI. Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning.

Six Things You Need to Know About the Learning Record Store

JCA Solutions

The Learning Record Store is a Critical Component of Your xAPI Plan. This is the server side component that makes tracking learning and other experiences possible. The Learning Record Store is the heart of xAPI. The way that experiences are tracked in xAPI just don’t fit with the way SCORM and a LMS communicate or store data. The Learning Record Store is available as a separate system, either installed on your server or in the Software As a Service (SaaS) model.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

So let’s say your content is located in your LMS on one server. Access to that content is a problem for people using a different LMS on another server. The SCORM standard won’t let your customers view the 101 course just by pointing to that content on your server. How about xAPI? xAPI – which focuses on extracting data from content with statements that can be sent to a system. WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

Part One: How We Decide to Do Work

Experience API

Project Tin Can was a successful initial effort on our part, funded entirely by ADL, that led to what you now know as xAPI. Similarly, ADL funded the work that DISC did in 2016-2017 that led to an xAPI profile definition specification. ADL has served as the arbiter, allowing certain things to become a part of the core xAPI specification, and pushing others into other areas (cmi5, for example). Ideas Spec Effort Standards xAPI

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Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

With a purge strategy in place, you can better understand how to completely remove all traces of a user’s data from your servers, so you’ll stay in compliance with GDPR rules. (By Extended Enterprise learning measurement LMS Integration xAPI (Tin Can) automation business compliance business data business requirements business risk customer data data management data policy data security data storage GDPR Learning Management System LMS user data when to purge data

The Latest: What consumers are seeking; plus video and mobile data

eLearning 24-7

Besides the usual of mobile and video (more on that in a sec), the biggest requests these days are for xAPI, custom domain control and LRS. While you do not need an LRS to have xAPI, and xAPI is still a work in progress, it will get better over time. To gain some additional insight on xAPI, check out my Aaron Silvers interview with Aaron Silvers, who IMO is the guru of it all. When I am pointing the domain to another server.

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!

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. What is an LMS? . LMS stands for Learning Management System.

Technology Considerations When Building E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

If so, it needs to be published for a learning management system (LMS) using one of the standard tracking options: SCORM, AICC, or xAPI. You’ll get a folder that can be uploaded to a web server. What’s a web server?” “Where do I put my e-learning courses?”

5 Important E-learning Standards

Ed App

E-Learning Standard #2 – xAPI. The Application Programming Interface (API), also known as Experience API (xAPI) or Tin Can API, is an e-learning standard that provides guidelines on how data can be transferred and stored.

SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

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

gomo learning

Getting to Grips With xAPI and SCORM Course Tracking. xAPI can go beyond the parameters listed above for some very fine detail insights. For example, for a multiple-choice question with multiple correct answers, xAPI will report each choice individually.

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“How can I support eLearning in my HRMS or HRIS Platform?”

Rustici Software

Ideally, our customers would be able to import courses (SCORM, xAPI or other training), employees would access their training assignments directly from our HRMS and admins could run reports to track completions. The good news is that we help to add this type of SCORM, AICC, and xAPI support to many HRMS, HRIS and other HR platforms often. Rustici Engine is an integrated SCORM and xAPI player, a.Net or Java application that integrates with your application via a modern REST API.

LMS-Agnostic eLearning Should Be Your New Strategy

JCA Solutions

LMS-agnostic eLearning complies with industry standards The SCORM standard is the oldest and best-known eLearning standard, but LMS-agnostic content should support the AICC and xAPI standards as well. AICC allows training vendors to license content that is housed on their own servers.

Learning Record Store (LRS) Guide: Basics You Need to Know

KnowledgeAnywhere

An LRS is an integral element in the process flow for utilizing the Experience API (xAPI) standard by ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). The LRS is uniquely designed to help systems store and retrieve xAPI statements and other forms of xAPI metadata from other systems.

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Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education

Knowledge Synonyms

Work Engagement Type: Consulting/xAPI/Digital/vILT/Formal Education. Within each given situation learner interaction with content as well as behavior and skills demonstrated were captured in custom xAPI verbs throughout the curriculum.

Building Customer Oriented Talent Pipeline through an On-Job Training program that leads to formal education

Knowledge Synonyms

Work Engagement Type: Consulting/xAPI/Digital/vILT/Formal Education. Within each given situation learner interaction with content as well as behavior and skills demonstrated were captured in custom xAPI verbs throughout the curriculum.

SCORM Supports It But How About Your LMS?

JCA Solutions

MySQL, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, MariaDB, SimpleDB, NoSQL, no problem. What server? Any server. It sends data via AJAX to a file on your server that accepts SSLA data in JSON format. SCORM Supports It But How About Your LMS?

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The 10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools for 2022

learnWorlds

Authoring tools export the final result into a SCORM, HTML5, xAPI, or TIN CAN file, which can then be imported into an LMS for delivering the training. LMS compatibility: Not all LMSs are Scorm-compliant or support xAPI and TIN CAN. It supports SCORM, xAPI, HTML5, AICC, and cmi5.

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. Also, the e-learning course can make use of the data which is sourced from different servers.

Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

Make use of XAPI. Old school e-leaning tools need to be installed on your computer or even worse on your company servers. Making mistakes and learning from them is a good thing; learning from mistakes that others make is even better. In this post I will show you the pitfalls that e-Learning experts are falling in, so you as a e-Learning rookie do not have to make them. Here are the lessons learned. Do not go for the all-in-one solutions!

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Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

Make use of XAPI. Old school e-leaning tools need to be installed on your computer or even worse on your company servers. Making mistakes and learning from them is a good thing; learning from mistakes that others make is even better. In this post I will show you the pitfalls that e-Learning experts are falling in, so you as a e-Learning rookie do not have to make them. Here are the lessons learned. Do not go for the all-in-one solutions!

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Rustici Engine and Rustici Dispatch are now IMS certified

Rustici Software

Rustici Engine is conformant with SCORM, the xAPI LRS test suite, and is now also a certified platform for LTI Basic Outcomes 1.0, When a learner launches the course from their LMS, Rustici Dispatch points the platform back to your original course file on your servers.

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Rustici Engine 2018.1 and Rustici Dispatch 2018.1 are available!

Rustici Software

includes updates to xAPI interactions that make it even easier to support xAPI. Our Managed Hosting services not only handle deployment and server management, they also manage your upgrades so you’re always on the latest version. xAPI Interactions Reporting. If you’ve already built a reporting system around Engine’s registration data and are just now getting involved with xAPI, this one is for you.