Art Werkenthin, president of RISC, Inc., has over 30 years’ experience working with learning management systems (LMS) in the Oil & Gas, Retail, Finance and other industries. An early xAPI enthusiast, Art’s company was the first to implement xAPI 1.0 in a commercial LMS. For the past 2 years, Art has participated on the ADL cmi5 committee and frequently presents and blogs on both xAPI and cmi5 topics.
Make Any HTML File cmi5-Conformant September 19, 2017
In June, 2016 ADL released cmi5, allowing use of xAPI in the “LMS launches content” scenario. If your content tool does not support cmi5, can you still benefit?
Designing Your xAPI Data Strategy: xAPI-Statement Framework September 19, 2016
By now, you probably know that xAPI statements store better and more usable data than SCORM. Maybe your first instinct is “store everything.” However, that may not be the best idea if you want to have analytics later! Knowing the structure of an xAPI statement may make it easier to decide what data to track. This article will help you assemble the xAPI statement components to do exactly that.
The ADL cmi5 committee has posted the Quartz version of the cmi5 specification to GitHub! If you don’t know what the cmi5 specification is, why it is important to your learning ecosystem, and how to find out more about it, you really need to read this announcement. And even if you do know about cmi5, you still need this information!
Three Reasons Why cmi5 Is Better Than SCORM December 15, 2015
cmi5, the new specification from ADL, is solving many of the persistent problems with SCORM that learners, as well as content developers, have had to contend with. Here’s an update on how Sandstone, the current beta of cmi5, is addressing the issues of pop-up windows, distributed content, and data storage.
Experience API, cmi5, and Future SCORM May 21, 2015
The current standard for eLearning-to-LMS communication is SCORM, the Shareable Content Object Reference Model. Originally released in 2001, SCORM is rapidly becoming obsolete. Here is an update on the path to a new standard.