xAPI blog what's the state of xAPI? Find out at DevLearn

What’s the state of xAPI? Find out at DevLearn’s xAPI Camp

Seven years. That’s how long xAPI (then it was called Tin Can API .95 version) has been out in the world. From release improvements to progress on standardization, xAPI has significantly grown—but where does adoption of the eLearning specification stand today? Find out on Tuesday,…

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IEEE standardization progress on security and LRP requirements

Last year I wrote about the IEEE xAPI Base Standard working group, and how we are continuing the process of preparing the existing xAPI 1.0.3 specification to submit to a larger audience at IEEE for consideration as a standard. I recently participated in the group’s…

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Let’s hear it for the new xAPI Audio Profile

Over the past couple months, I have been pursuing the creation of a new xAPI Profile: the Audio Profile! This Profile has recently been approved and merged into the ADL Profile Repository, which means it is ready for use within the xAPI community. The Audio…

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Preparing xAPI for IEEE standardization

A few weeks back, I went to the first in-person meeting of the IEEE xAPI Base Standard working group. We're continuing the process of preparing the existing xAPI 1.0.3 specification to submit to a larger audience at IEEE for consideration as a standard. A major…

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Why DoDI 1322.26 is important for the Experience API (xAPI)

Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD) signed the updated DoDI 1322.26 Distributed Learning (DL). The latest DoDI advises all entities within the DoD to procure eLearning technology solutions that are compliant with the SCORM or Experience API (xAPI) specifications. This Instruction replaces the 2006…

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IEEE LTSC xAPI TAG A-OK

Shelly Blake-Plock announced last night via LinkedIn that he would be leading a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for IEEE LTSC (Learning Technologies Standards Committee). This is good news, as Shelly is going to carry a real load in leading that group. In his own words,…

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

Last January I made some predictions for the xAPI world in 2014 and did surprisingly well. In this post I review my 2014 predictions and make some fresh ones for 2015. At the start of 2014 I predicted a year with little change to the…

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Calling Adopters!

Since joining Rustici Software at the start of November, I’ve been working my way through the list of adopters on tincanapi.com: making contact, updating and adding entries and helping people to do xAPI better. I’m now getting to the end of that list, so this…

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