How the
Tin Can API
will revolutionize the Learning World
Motorola
Solutions
blog.2edu.pl
educamp & soap
He’s
not
Borat!
without deviation from the norm
progress is not possible
1999 - 2004
2004 - 2009
2009 - 2013
2013 -
How music is distributed?
1999
Pack the content (CD)
Move it from one device to another
2004
Copy
Record
Store
2009 Create...
It all started with Bill
http://archive.opm.gov/pressrel/1999/eo.htm
Independent assessment of how
the federal government could encourage the
effective use of learning
technology
to provide m...
SCORM WAS BORN
• January 1999 — Executive Order 13111 signed tasking the DoD to develop
common specifications and standards...
1999
2004
SCORM 1.0
SCORM 1.1
SCORM 1.2
SCORM 1.2
SCORM 2004
How it relates to
music?
Expectations Standards Reality
SCORM 1.2
I want to track my real
learning experiences
I want to have data about
mobile learning
I want to know
what I’ve learned
via my console
I want to track
what I’ve read
I want to analyze
how I learn
just like
I analyze my blog traffic
many, many more
• performance support
• learning across modalities
• informal learning
• workplace learning
Expectations Standards Reality
Chasing SCORMosaur
SCORM
With SCORM
we can only
enjoy packaged
content.
TinCan API
WHY?
Technology MotivationInteroperability
Big breakthroughs happen when
what is suddenly possible
meets
what is desperate...
An industry in need of
an update
People think that the LMS does a good
job today for what it was originally
intended to do...
An industry in need of
an update
45% gave their LMS a
C, D, or F
with an overall LMS satisfaction of a
B - average
http://...
LMS
LEARNERS
mentors
peers
books
youtube
classroom
google
If
you are not measuring it
you are not managing it.
Can you afford not to
manage learning?
TinCan API
shared language to capture people’s
experiences across systems
Sally Glider
experienced course
of Solo Hand Gliding
led by Irene Knowsall
in Bieszczady
mountains.
-
Actor
Verb
Object
Result
Context
Sally Glider
sally@glider.com
experienced
course
Solo Hand Gliding
with Irene Knowsall
in...
{
"actor": {
"name": "Sally Glider",
"mbox": "mailto:sally@example.com"
},
"verb": {
"id": "http://adlnet.gov/expapi/verbs...
additional info e.g. part of
team experience
Actor Verb Object Result Context
individuals or groups
describe action betwee...
statement Learning Record
Store
Actor +Verb + Object
result, context, authority,
activity, and extensions
analyze the
big ...
Activity
provider
LRS
LMS
Software
Mobile App
Teacher
Coach
Document
Book
HR System
Place
Activity
provider
LRS
LRS
LRS
LRS
LRS
BIG DATA
LRS
course
mobile game
conference
simulation
documentjob aid
LMS LMS Reporting
Job Performance
Data
Business
Intelligence
Critical for learning
industry
LRSJob Performance
Data
Business
Intelligence
Flexibility increases
the potential of a big mess.
The Law of Requisite
Variety
A control system must have as many possible
states as the system it wants to control
y = F(G(...
Create Profile
select actions
select verbs
identify objects
describe contexts
http://adlnet.gov/expapi/verbs/
http://adlnet.gov/expapi/activities/
Free the data
Get ready for evolution
• Quick development of enterprise class LMS
• Personal ownership and tracking of learning
Correlate performance
with training
LRS
TDS
Knowledge
Management
LCMS
Business
Intelligence
User
ManagementHR
Reporting CMS
TODOs
• Modernization of learning systems
• Separation of learning components
• Transfer from LMS to LRS
• Capturing infor...
Challenges
• Personal data lockers
• Tools for capturing informal learning
• Data security
• Data mining
• Validation of l...
We are smart but we also
have 2k courses on the LMS.
What should we do?
1. stay with
SCORM
2. play with
Tin Can API
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- Bring big data and learning together in ways that were never before possible.
- Get a clearer picture of training roi than ever before by tracking more than ever before
- Unchain the power of mobile devices
- Move learning games from fun trend to a practical necessity.
- Let employees justify their value by directly tuing learning they complete to job performance.

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How the TinCan API will revolutionize the learning world

  1. 1. How the Tin Can API will revolutionize the Learning World
  2. 2. Motorola Solutions blog.2edu.pl educamp & soap
  3. 3. He’s not Borat!
  4. 4. without deviation from the norm progress is not possible
  5. 5. 1999 - 2004
  6. 6. 2004 - 2009
  7. 7. 2009 - 2013
  8. 8. 2013 -
  9. 9. How music is distributed? 1999 Pack the content (CD) Move it from one device to another 2004 Copy Record Store 2009 Create library Buy online 2013 Be device independent Share with friends Be offline
  10. 10. It all started with Bill http://archive.opm.gov/pressrel/1999/eo.htm
  11. 11. Independent assessment of how the federal government could encourage the effective use of learning technology to provide more accessible training for all Americans
  12. 12. SCORM WAS BORN • January 1999 — Executive Order 13111 signed tasking the DoD to develop common specifications and standards for e-learning across both federal and private sectors • January 2000 — SCORMVersion 1.0 • January 2001 — SCORMVersion 1.1 • October 2001 — SCORMVersion 1.2 • January 2004 — SCORM 2004 (1st Edition) • July 2004 — SCORM 2004 (2nd Edition) • June 2006 — Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1322.26 Requiring DoD Use of SCORM • October 2006 — SCORM 2004 (3rd Edition) • March 2009 — SCORM 2004 (4th Edition)
  13. 13. 1999 2004 SCORM 1.0 SCORM 1.1 SCORM 1.2 SCORM 1.2 SCORM 2004 How it relates to music?
  14. 14. Expectations Standards Reality SCORM 1.2
  15. 15. I want to track my real learning experiences
  16. 16. I want to have data about mobile learning
  17. 17. I want to know what I’ve learned via my console
  18. 18. I want to track what I’ve read
  19. 19. I want to analyze how I learn just like I analyze my blog traffic
  20. 20. many, many more • performance support • learning across modalities • informal learning • workplace learning
  21. 21. Expectations Standards Reality
  22. 22. Chasing SCORMosaur SCORM
  23. 23. With SCORM we can only enjoy packaged content.
  24. 24. TinCan API
  25. 25. WHY? Technology MotivationInteroperability Big breakthroughs happen when what is suddenly possible meets what is desperately necessary.
  26. 26. An industry in need of an update People think that the LMS does a good job today for what it was originally intended to do when it was created 20 years ago. http://www.astd.org/Publications/Magazines/TD/TD-Archive/2011/09/WhatS-Next-for-the-LMS
  27. 27. An industry in need of an update 45% gave their LMS a C, D, or F with an overall LMS satisfaction of a B - average http://www.astd.org/Publications/Magazines/TD/TD-Archive/2011/09/WhatS-Next-for-the-LMS
  28. 28. LMS LEARNERS mentors peers books youtube classroom google
  29. 29. If you are not measuring it you are not managing it.
  30. 30. Can you afford not to manage learning?
  31. 31. TinCan API shared language to capture people’s experiences across systems
  32. 32. Sally Glider experienced course of Solo Hand Gliding led by Irene Knowsall in Bieszczady mountains. -
  33. 33. Actor Verb Object Result Context Sally Glider sally@glider.com experienced course Solo Hand Gliding with Irene Knowsall in Bieszczady
  34. 34. { "actor": { "name": "Sally Glider", "mbox": "mailto:sally@example.com" }, "verb": { "id": "http://adlnet.gov/expapi/verbs/experienced", "display": {"en-US": "experienced"} }, "object": { "type":"course", "id": "http://example.com/activities/solo-hang-gliding", "definition": { "name": { "en-US": "Solo Hang Gliding" } } }, "context": { "instructor": { "name": "Irene Instructor", "mbox": "mailto:irene@example.com" }, "contextActivities":{ "parent": { "id": "http://example.com/activities/hang-gliding- class-a" }, "grouping": { "id": "http://example.com/activities/hang- gliding-school" } } JSON almost like Jason
  35. 35. additional info e.g. part of team experience Actor Verb Object Result Context individuals or groups describe action between actors and activities reference to any kind of learning makes possible to share measured outcome
  36. 36. statement Learning Record Store Actor +Verb + Object result, context, authority, activity, and extensions analyze the big data
  37. 37. Activity provider LRS LMS Software Mobile App Teacher Coach Document Book HR System Place
  38. 38. Activity provider LRS LRS LRS LRS LRS BIG DATA
  39. 39. LRS course mobile game conference simulation documentjob aid LMS LMS Reporting Job Performance Data Business Intelligence
  40. 40. Critical for learning industry LRSJob Performance Data Business Intelligence
  41. 41. Flexibility increases the potential of a big mess.
  42. 42. The Law of Requisite Variety A control system must have as many possible states as the system it wants to control y = F(G(x)) F = controller system's function of state G = controlled system's function of state x = inputs, OR, independent variables y = outputs, OR, dependent variables.
  43. 43. Create Profile select actions select verbs identify objects describe contexts
  44. 44. http://adlnet.gov/expapi/verbs/
  45. 45. http://adlnet.gov/expapi/activities/
  46. 46. Free the data
  47. 47. Get ready for evolution • Quick development of enterprise class LMS • Personal ownership and tracking of learning
  48. 48. Correlate performance with training
  49. 49. LRS TDS Knowledge Management LCMS Business Intelligence User ManagementHR Reporting CMS
  50. 50. TODOs • Modernization of learning systems • Separation of learning components • Transfer from LMS to LRS • Capturing informal activities • Analysis of unstructured/unformalized learning • Correlation of job performance with training outcomes
  51. 51. Challenges • Personal data lockers • Tools for capturing informal learning • Data security • Data mining • Validation of learning experiences • Analyzing socialized learning • Connecting outcomes with business (ROI)
  52. 52. We are smart but we also have 2k courses on the LMS. What should we do?
  53. 53. 1. stay with SCORM
  54. 54. 2. play with Tin Can API

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