Is xAPI Backward Compatible with SCORM?

No, it's not. And, dude, you're totally missing the point. xAPI is a new paradigm. To make something backward compatible means to live within the constraints of old. The constraints of SCORM have been holding us back for years. Innovation and progress require change. Embracing…

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xAPI Evangelists and Onion Enthusiasts

As a "xAPI-first" company and self proclaimed xAPI Evangelists, we see it as our duty to spread the good word about the Experience API and plant the seed with folks like you about all of the new possibilities it enables. In doing this, we've had countless conversations. Each conversation…

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More Accessible Content, Better xAPI Data

By making your content accessible, you can get wildly better xAPI data. This post is related to another post on how xAPI separates presentation from content and makes accessibility easier to do. (more…)

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xAPI's Summer Plans

It would be awesome if it were all pool parties, summer camp, ice cream, and sleep overs... It's not. (more…)

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No One is Telling You What to Do

The Experience API is about the data and metrics that are important to you. It standardizes and collects, it doesn’t tell you how or what to do with that. It doesn’t go near content, content can be anywhere. Content can even be sidelined completely and…

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To Be Clear, This is Plumbing

The Experience API is plumbing. It’s not something that stands on it’s own. It’s not a thing you can buy. However, I highly recommend buying technologies that use xAPI. I would also love to help you figure out ways for your technology to use xAPI.…

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Big mLearnCon Thanks

We all just had an amazing experience at mLearnCon. Seriously. Mind blowing. Open, excited people came together around xAPI and had some really forward thinking, industry changing conversations. None of this would have been possible without the efforts of everyone at the eLearning Guild, especially…

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Inside Your Brain

How cool would it be if we could look inside our brains and see what we're learning and how we're learning it? But we can't do it. We can't manage learning. So what the heck are we doing with ourselves? Why are we building learning management systems and specifications…

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RIP RTWS

Innovation always builds on something prior. In 2009, LETSI (Learning, Education, and Training Systems Interoperability) collected a fantastic set of white papers outlining problems in our industry that seemed worth solving. Working groups gathered to attempt to solve some of those problems. (more…)

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