Investigating Performance: Design and Outcomes with xAPI

By Janet Laane Effron, Data Scientist HT2 Labs

Three years ago Sean Putman and I were hanging out at a state park in North Carolina, with a group of really innovative L&D professionals, and one of the major topics of conversation was xAPI. It was very early in the life of the spec, so there was a lot of discussion of use cases, how to encourage adoption as well as technical and security concerns. Many of the ideas tossed around that weekend went to the core of why xAPI was so exciting: connecting the big picture and the personal aspects of learning is a compelling proposition. That ability to look at learning offerings in meaningful contextual ways for organizations and in terms of individual impacts, is also a big part of the motivation behind the book “Investigating Performance: Design and Outcomes with xAPI[Read more…]