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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Badges, xAPI, and Boy Scouts

A lot of people have been coming to me to talk about xAPI lately (right, obviously… this is my job.) Anyway, a good number of them have a specific interest in badges. They want to give people badges as symbol of completion or accomplishment. They…

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What’s Going on with the Spec Right Now?

That’s an excellent question. If you’ve been following the hashtag on twitter (#TinCanAPI) or watching the mailing list, you may have noticed a flurry of activity. Currently the Experience API spec is at version .90, it’s moving to .95 at the end of August. That…

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Ready to Play with Storyline and xAPI?

It’s here! Storyline’s Update 1 supports xAPI! What does this mean to you? You, yes you, can make xAPI statements, right now. You can see them too, in our SCORM Cloud. I’m going to tell you how. Lucky for me, Articulate did the hard part.…

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SCORM Engine is ready to spread some xAPI love!

If we had a mountain close by, we'd be shouting this from the very top. Seeing as we don't, this blog post will have to do. SCORM Engine 2012.1 is officially available, and it includes support for the Experience API. For those of you new…

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Make a Statement

Who doesn’t want to make a statement? If you’re shy, I understand. Luckily, we’re all friends here. If you don’t believe me, go look at the public endpoint. There’s a lot of strange (probably made up) people making statements together there. My point... right. We…

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DevLearn 12 & xAPI Alley

You've probably heard by now (because we can't shut-up about it) that mLearnCon was a huge success for the Experience API. Not only did ADL officially bless xAPI as the way forward for e-learning specs, we also had 15+ early adopters in attendance, and standing…

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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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Kicking Off Our Guest Blogger Series

You're tired of hearing us talk. We're tired of hearing ourselves talk. Glad we're agreeing so far. Now we're bringing you a series of posts from people who are, importantly, not us. People in learning and the xAPI communities, out there trying to make things…

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Teachers, There’s a Better Way.

I've been spending a lot of time with teachers and K-12 lately. One of the main things that I've heard in using technology in the classroom or online is that scaling is hard. When kids get moving with an app or site, they accelerate like…

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