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Understanding the TinCan API


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Presentation for MoodleMoot Dublin 2013

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Understanding the TinCan API

  1. 1. Understanding the Tin Can API Mark Aberdour Head of Learning Platforms
  2. 2. An open standardfor tracking
  3. 3. The problemwith SCORM
  4. 4. Very little online learning happens on the LMS
  5. 5. Learning happensanywhere
  6. 6. What Tin Can API doesLayer 1: Frees us from the obsolete constructs of SCORMLayer 2: Allows us to record ANY learning experienceLayer 3: Frees learners’ data from the LMSLayer 4: Enables merging with performance data
  7. 7. How Tin Can API worksTin Can enabled activities send simple statements to aLearning Record Store. LRSElearning Game Simulator Blog YouTube
  8. 8. Tin Can Statements
  9. 9. Tin Can in Education “Jenny uploaded „Guide to Moodle navigation‟ to YouTube”
  10. 10. Tin Can in Education “Jenny watched Moodle for Beginners on Khan Academy”
  11. 11. Tin Can in Education “Jenny subscribed to „Class podcast‟ on iTunesU”
  12. 12. Tin Can in Education“Jenny posted „My first encounter with Moodle‟ on Jenny‟s Blog”
  13. 13. Tin Can in Education “Jenny attended 2013 UX Conference”
  14. 14. Tin Can in Education“Jenny uploaded a photo to the field work database”
  15. 15. Tin Can in Education “Jenny borrowed Moodle Administration from the college library”
  16. 16. Tin Can in Education “Jenny completed Topic One in Mobile Revision App”
  17. 17. Improving the learningexperience Learning Data EngagementCollection Big Data Analyticsstandard Retention Recruitment
  18. 18. Tin Can intheworkplace
  19. 19. ChallengesUnreliability Privacy and Dataof self ethics correlationsreporting concerns should not be taken at face value
  20. 20. Tin Can inMoodle
  21. 21. LMS support
  22. 22. Authoring tool support
  23. 23. Tin Can APIMoodleoptionsSCORM Cloud for Moodle: course format / commercial serviceMDL-35433: Modified SCORM module > SCORM reports (Jamie Smith)MDL-35433: Incorporate into new module (Dan Marsden)MDL-35433: Discuss. Code. Vote!
  24. 24. Further informationADL: Downes:
  25. 25.