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2013 Tin Can SoLAR Webinar – Megan Bowe


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2013 Tin Can SoLAR Webinar – Megan Bowe

  1. 1. Megan Bowe | Rustici Software | @meganbowe | #tincanapi February 6, 2013 -- SoLAR Webinar
  2. 2. A shared language to capture people’s experiences across systems.#TinCanAPI |
  3. 3. It’s kind of a big deal. Launched in June 2012, likely to hit 1.0 this Spring 47 adopters as of this week. Shepherded by ADL, an initiative of the DoD#TinCanAPI |
  4. 4. The Basics. Statements Learning Record Store (LRS) Actor | Verb | Object LRS and... result, context, authority, activity, extensions#TinCanAPI |
  5. 5. SCORM SCORM Course Did they finish? Did the pass? What was their score? How much time was spent? Four for you And, four for you ....and four for you LMS 1 LMS 2 LMS 3#TinCanAPI |
  6. 6. Tin Can Mobile Applications Social Games Simulations LMS 1 ...and more LRS LMS 2#TinCanAPI |
  7. 7. Activity Providers LRS’ are built to collect and share statements with other LRS’ LRS LRS At the spec level, the LRS doesn’t have anything to say about what the statement data means Visualization Visualization or Reporting or Reporting Interface Interface#TinCanAPI |
  8. 8. Enter data |
  9. 9. Main parts of a statement#TinCanAPI |
  10. 10. Potential Statements from Cohere Matt Jones asked ‘How good are Ivy League Schools?’ Matt noted ‘Allan Kay said Ivy League graduates don’t even understand the seasons’ Matt noted ‘Ivy League graduates top of creative problem solving ranks’ Matt noted ‘some other positive evidence that Ivy League schools are great’ Matt quoted ‘more positive evidence that Ivy League schools are great’ Jane commented ‘with URL to “Ivy League Achievement Data”’ Matt connected ‘Ivy League ideas to Ivy League question’#TinCanAPI |
  11. 11. A Simple Statement. From the Statement Generator#TinCanAPI |
  12. 12. Statements are flexible. They can become complex. [and move a lot of data] Definable by URI: - Verbs - Extensions - Results - Activities This flexibility increases the potential for a big mess.#TinCanAPI |
  13. 13. The Law of Requisite Variety#TinCanAPI | Image lovingly borrowed from @davegray‘s Connected Company Flickr
  14. 14. Profiles for Tin Can#TinCanAPI | Photo from Flickr @tambako
  15. 15. Knewton’s Use Case#TinCanAPI |
  16. 16. Sound familiar? And, Yro Engström’s Scandinavian Activity Theory?#TinCanAPI |
  17. 17. Questions? Comments? Viking Jokes? Megan Bowe Rustici Software @meganbowe#TinCanAPI |