Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

But an exploding media with an overwhelming Social media and the need to harness the learning content that is garnered from different sources became imperative. 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). So, as it is still critical, let’s do a quick primer on xAPI. 4 reasons to choose xAPI.

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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. measuring engagement in mobile and social learning programs. These are all great reasons to use xAPI, but they don’t always resonate with key stakeholders in other parts of the business. If your business team wants those results, xAPI offers the key to that optimization.

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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? So, in 2013, the developers of SCORM released xAPI (also known as Tin Can). How Does xAPI Work? Why Use xAPI?

5 Business 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. measuring engagement in mobile and social learning programs. These are all great reasons to use xAPI, but they don’t always resonate with key stakeholders in other parts of the business. If your business team wants those results, xAPI offers the key to that optimization.

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Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Feedback can be tangible like surveys and star ratings, but often is manifested in lack of repeat visitors or sales. Learning Content Survey: What Are Your Priorities? As Wikipedia explains, automation can support curation with collaborative filtering, semantic analysis and social ratings. Surveys show that organizations want stronger functional integration , and built-in authoring capabilities continue to improve. 12) xAPI.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

When inconsistencies happen, use an LMS survey to get information from your workers about why they think this is happening. A recent survey showed that of 150 corporate LMS users surveyed, 23 per cent still use AICC as their course standard. Social Learning / Peer Learning .

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ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Emerging technologies like the Tin Can/Experience API and software like Lectora® Express LMS – the Easy LMS allow us to paint a more authentic picture of how and when learning is happening through greater tracking of learning, including social and informal learning.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

Exploration of the benefits of xAPI, and how it can be effectively introduced. Discuss how to utilize assessments and surveys more effectively. If you’d like to attend a free webinar on how to implement your LMS, join me tomorrow ! Quite a few of us hear the words “learning management system implementation” and run for the hills. It’s natural to be afraid of taking on a project that is totally outside of your normal, everyday function.

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The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Instead of dismissing the LMS altogether, I think people mean to say that they have had it with big, boring, complex, expensive, talent management LMS systems that look like databases, are socially unaware and ignore informal learning. #14 Finance, ecommerce, taxation, single-sign-on, CRM, AMS, social media, survey tools, digital marketing, virtual classroom, Google Analytics, HCM, talent management and other cloud applications are increasingly becoming productized.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Emerging technologies like the Tin Can/Experience API and software like Lectora® Express LMS – the Easy LMS allow us to paint a more authentic picture of how and when learning is happening through greater tracking of learning, including social and informal learning.

Gamification in ACTION

Learnnovators

Surveys. Here are some amazing insights (in the form of excerpts from some of the authoritative survey findings that we reviewed): “ Although the term ‘gamification’ was coined by Nick Pelling back in 2002, it didn’t gain popularity till 2010.” – Andrzej Marczewski. “ Gamification increases participation in online communities, with an average of 13 percent more comments, 22 percent more sharing on Twitter and Facebook and 68 percent more content discovery.” – Gigya Survey.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

It’s important to crowdsource information here, whether through surveys or your own research. Social learning. We are more socially connected than ever before (can we get a retweet?). SCORM, AICC, and xAPI. xAPI (formerly Tin Can API) is the Learning Objects new standard.

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LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Build course components using SCORM, xAPI, videos, files, HTML, slides. Incorporates assessments, surveys and tests. Here are some examples of their out-of-the-box connectors: Social Media — Use your log-on credentials from Facebook, Gmail, Google Apps, LinkedIn, Slack or Twitter to create LMS accounts and populate profile data.

Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

It’s important to crowdsource information here, whether through surveys or your own research. SCORM, AICC, and xAPI. xAPI (formerly Tin Can API) is the Learning Objects new standard. Social learning.

#BUCAC13 Presentations and Insights from our Corporate Advisory Council

Kapp Notes

No SCORM, AICC or xAPI support. Ridiculously easy to create test (or survey) ,deploy it and generate a report. Next, Rachel Troychock, Manager of Collaborative and Social Learning at NKBA. Talking about questions to think about for social media. This will be updated during the day today! If you want to follow live, tune into our live channel.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 17, 2020

Mike Taylor

xAPI + LRS: Everything You Need to Know in 2020. Devlin Peck has put together a guide that includes everything you need to know about the Experience API (xAPI) and Learning Record Stores (LRS) in 2020. Jump over and add your Top 10 to Jane’s 14th Annual Survey to help create the TOP 200 TOOLS FOR LEARNING 2020 list. design] – Trianglify.io · Low Poly Pattern Generator [social] – Icebreakers – 500+ ice breakers to help you get conversations going. [MS

4 Essential Employee Satisfaction KPIs To Evaluate Your Microlearning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

The conventional means of measuring satisfaction with a learning deliverable are satisfaction surveys and learner feedback. Engagement rate – pulse survey. The use of pulse surveys instead of annual surveys or formal surveys tied to performance discussions provides more accurate data. The best way to encourage employees to participate in any survey is to act on their feedback.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

For 2017, this means integrating xAPI into your builds, adding the role of data scientist to any high-functioning L&D team, and ditching your clunky LMS for an LRS. xAPI will help L&D provide a more holistic approach to measuring performance outcomes. The most important trend, in my opinion, will emerge as L&D continues to embrace xAPI. Sure, xAPI won’t be the fastest growing trend, or the sexiest in 2017.

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Formal Learning vs. Informal Learning

Learningtogo

Cross defined informal learning as “personal, social […] unofficial, unscheduled, [and] impromptu.” Although the company invested heavily in formal training, a survey revealed that most employees credited their peers for their success, rather than any particular course or curriculum. In the case of the engineers, our survey indicated that the less experienced employees had little or no social interaction with their most experienced colleagues.

Seven Innovative Ways To Measure Training Effectiveness

WhatFix

Analysis methodologies need to play catch up with the proliferation of new and dynamic training technologies including microlearning , mobile, gamified learning and social learning. Intelligent Measurement with xAPI. Feedback and Survey.

LT 2020 & the Trends Shaping Workplace Learning 

gomo learning

Social Science. Similarly, Babbel has over 5 million learners on its books, and uses social scientists to analyze both success stories and failures. Enabling Connected Learning With xAPI. xAPI , and ideas on how to implement it, continues to be a fixture on conference schedules. xAPI facilitated communication between Gomo and several other distinct systems in their ecosystem: Watershed LRS , an existing LMS and Sharepoint.

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Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

In a recent survey conducted by LEO Learning and Watershed , 60 percent of surveyed practitioners reported they feel more pressure from their executive teams to demonstrate L&D’s impact across the organization. Technologies like xAPI and learning record stores are making learning data easier to access than ever before. Innovations like pay-per-click, email marketing and social advertising reshaped what was possible in marketing.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 31, 2019

Mike Taylor

Take a look at the results of Donald Taylor’s (@donaldhtaylor) seventh annual Learning & Development Global Sentiment Survey to help you plan your L&D strategies for 2020 and beyond. The L&D Global Sentiment Survey 2020 – first thoughts. My biggest social media mistake. learning tech] Did you know SurveyGizmo has xAPI integration ? The number one factor in engagement is relevance because relevance drives out resistance.” Clive Shepherd.

How technology can change formal learning

Matrix

Even the most experienced people can learn something new every day, through any of the three main channels: experiential learning, social learning, or formal learning. The 70:20:10 model of workplace learning puts a lot of emphasis on on-the-job experiences and social interaction, and it’s easy to assume the 10% of formal learning can be negligible. almost half of surveyed employees are reluctant to learn with new technology, mostly because their IT skills are not that great.

LT 2020 & the Trends Shaping Workplace Learning

Instilled

Social Science. Similarly, Babbel has over 5 million learners on its books, and uses social scientists to analyze both success stories and failures. Enabling Connected Learning With xAPI. xAPI, and ideas on how to implement it, continues to be a fixture on conference schedules. xAPI facilitated communication between several distinct systems in their ecosystem: content authoring tool Gomo Learning , Watershed LRS , an existing LMS and Sharepoint.

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What is a Training Needs Analysis?

Growth Engineering

It could involve surveys, interviews, focus groups, a consultation by an independent third-party, or an audit of your existing training approaches, to name but a few! We’re talking, of course, about the rise of xAPI ! As well as making it easier to record and track learning which takes place outside of the LMS, xAPI is making learning data much more flexible.

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

Learning Pool

Opportunities to develop skills and progress in their careers have scored highly in surveys over the years among the non-financial benefits that really matter to employees.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

The chart below shows the most popular LMS integrations according to 72 LMS vendors we surveyed. The most common corporate SSO integrations are Active Directory, LDAP, OAuth and SAML but social media single sign-on is rising in popularity. Social Media. For extended enterprise audiences, a rising trend is to allow learners to create an account or sign-in using their social media username/password credentials. xAPI (Tin Can).

Top E-Learning Trends for 2018

ICDTranslation

However, 2018 is increasingly exposing emerging trends like Augmented Reality (AR), xAPI and others which we will look into in this article. . The most talked about trend according to 2018’s survey is micro-learning, climbing up from second in 2017. Last year, augmented reality and virtual reality were combined in the survey but this year both have gained distinct attention, making them separate e-learning trends. 6) xAPI .

Mobile LMS: The Facts

Talented Learning

At Talented Learning, an independent learning tech market research and consulting firm, we recently compiled an obnoxious 85 question survey detailing over 450 points of LMS business, market and functional data. Most other analysts’ surveys and resulting data are the output of sending out a blast email request to 100,000 HR professions and drawing conclusions from the few hundred responses from those who have too much time on their hands and dated LMS expertise.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

For 2017, this means integrating xAPI into your builds, adding the role of data scientist to any high-functioning L&D team, and ditching your clunky LMS for an LRS. xAPI will help L&D provide a more holistic approach to measuring performance outcomes. That leaves, in my opinion, a clear winner for the most important trend, which will emerge as L&D continues to embrace xAPI. xAPI will make serious gains in terms of adoption.

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The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

SCORM/xAPI (Tin Can). Social media integration ————————————————– An LMS. For example, this is the embed code for LearnUpon’s founders video: <iframe width=”100%” src=”[link] frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Exams and surveys are set up in the LMS for the learner to take. Module 4: Feedback Survey.

How L&D can embrace digital to solve fundamental training problems

Matrix

In short, they identified four levels of training results measurement, one more complex than the prior: 1st Level: Participant reactions — Short forms or online surveys filled in by the participants at the end of a training session can determine their opinions on it. Formal learning is indeed important, but most of the learning is social or experiential. xAPI means a whole new level to measuring training results.

Big Data: The Holy Grail for L&D?

Axonify

Every action we perform using modern technology – from business transactions to social media posts, to information captured by machine sensors or barcode readers – generates incredible volumes of information (Big Data) that can be stored, aggregated and analyzed. Is Big Data a Game-Changer for L&D? L&D is under increasing pressure to prove the business value of learning: to demonstrate ROI and directly link learning initiatives to improved business performance.

The (Not So) Curious case of Corporate eLearning

Raptivity

Not only assessments and quizzes, with xAPI tracing, now you can also find out which sections of trainings are being skipped or are being focused on by employees. Online settings can also help reduce social inhibitions that some employees suffer from. So you head the Learning and Development function at your organization. Or wait, maybe you are involved in the Talent Management function.

Degreed + Pathgather: Best. Year. Ever.

Degreed

After the merger, our product, client experience, and sales teams spent countless hours analyzing and discussing the data collected from customer interviews and user surveys, and we ultimately established five areas of priority focus for the combined product. To achieve this, we wanted to strike a balance between the “ we ” journey — focused on emphasizing the social aspects of learning — and “ me ” journey, or the personalization of the learning experience. Pop a bottle of bubbly.

Top 10 LMS Forecasts for 2015

eLearning 24-7

Standard adoption takes time (as we can see with xAPI), so if you are concerned or worried about having to go with CMI-5, etc. 1 xAPI. I as many folks constantly referred to xAPI as Tin Can, but recently say in the past month, I found out that Tin Can was a trademarked name by Rustici Software. As such, I will go with the proper term of xAPI (now and going forward). In 2015, I do expect to see an increase in the number of vendors implementing xAPI.

Essential LMS Integrations You Need for Better eLearning

LearnUpon

Surveys submitted. Social Media Integrations. Social media has become an intrinsic part our everyday lives, so it should be an integral part of your LMS too. Through social media integrations via your LMS, you’ll be presented with new opportunities and the ability to network, identify trends, and formulate a social media strategy. It adds social proof to your marketing efforts and helps learners to share news about their achievements.

Is Big Data a Game-Changer for L&D?

Axonify

Every action we perform using modern technology – from business transactions to social media posts, to information captured by machine sensors or barcode readers – generates incredible volumes of information (Big Data) that can be stored, aggregated and analyzed. L&D is under increasing pressure to prove the business value of learning: to demonstrate ROI and directly link learning initiatives to improved business performance.

Is Big Data a Game-Changer for L&D?

Axonify

Every action we perform using modern technology – from business transactions to social media posts, to information captured by machine sensors or barcode readers – generates incredible volumes of information (Big Data) that can be stored, aggregated and analyzed. L&D is under increasing pressure to prove the business value of learning: to demonstrate ROI and directly link learning initiatives to improved business performance.