How One of the Largest Employers in the World is Using xAPI

Note: this is a guest blog from Richard Price, the Information Systems Manager at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust. In simple terms, xAPI is just a technology standard, but it’s what we can do with it which is generating the most excitement in our respective…

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Part 2: Tracking Software Clicks with xAPI

// This is a follow-up blog from the amazing Sean Putman, who originally guest blogged for us in March. You can read his first post here. Huge thanks to Sean for writing up these posts to share his real world-experience with the API. We have a…

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xAPI projects underway at UMHS

Note: this is a guest blog from Ellen Meiselman, who does technical strategy and analysis for the UMHS. I work for the University of Michigan Health System, on the Learning Management Team. We run the enterprise LMS, create online learning activities for use across UMHS,…

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First xAPI Enabled Conference in the World

Note: this is a guest blog from Jeroen Krouwels, the Business Development Director of PAT Learning Solutions. On June 20, The Netherlands had a world premiere: the very first xAPI enabled conference worldwide: The Learning Summit, organized by PAT Learning Solutions, creator of PulseWeb, the…

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Experience API Being Used to Expand Markets

An example of Experience API being used to help a traditional business use eLearning to expand their market. When we were approached by Simpson Spence & Young (SSY), the world's largest independent shipbroking group, to create a learning tool to help them with their marketing,…

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Tracking Software Clicks with xAPI

Background I work for a software manufacturer who is looking for ways to certify our users.  Not just on written tests, but actual use of the software.  If we are going to certify the users we want to know they are following the correct process…

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New Guest Blogger – Sean Putman!

I'm very happy to welcome Sean Putman to the blog. Sean is the Director of Training and Documentation at Altair. He has been working on a Experience API implementation in their product Hypermesh, it's freaking sweet! Sean has seen it all, 15 years in training…

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Three Reasons Instructional Designers Need to Know about xAPI

So, I’m an instructional designer, with an emphasis on design.  I learned about acronyms like AICC and SCORM purely in self-defense, so my eyes wouldn’t cross when I talked to developers.  And honestly – it wasn’t that important for me to know that much about…

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Our New Guest Blogger – Julie Dirksen!

With the guest blogger series, we're looking to pull in the views and opinions of people across the community who are all part of the bigger ecosystem xAPI plays in. That's why we're really happy to have Julie here. She's brilliant and has been designing…

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xAPI in the Trenches

One of my goals at mLearnCon was to figure out “this xAPI thing.” More importantly, whether I needed to worry about it right now. My first impression – SCORM replacement. SCORM, to me, is the selection in the drop-down when I publish my tutorials if…

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