Captivate Javascript xAPI Customization | Best Practices for xAPI

By Sean Putman (VP Learning and Development, Altair Engineering)

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In the first article I wrote about Captivate and xAPI. I looked at how Captivate dealt with xAPI out of the box. I created a course and published it with no customization and I got a set of statements. Since Captivate can execute JavaScript I wanted to look at how to extend Captivate to provide a better xAPI output.

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Storyline Javascript xAPI Customization | Best Practices for xAPI

By Sean Putman (VP Learning and Development, Altair Engineering)

Storyline boxIn the first article I wrote about Storyline and xAPI. I looked at how Storyline dealt with xAPI out of the box. I created a course and published it with no customization and got a set of statements. Since Storyline can execute JavaScript I wanted to look at how to extend Storyline to provide a better xAPI output.

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Claro | Best Practices for xAPI

By Sean Putman (VP Learning and Development, Altair Engineering)

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In terms of xAPI support Claro offers a lot right out of the box.  Claro has the ability to assign statement generation to any object within a page using an Action.  Each page also generates its own statement without having to do anything other than set the output type for publishing. [Read more…]

DIY – Your First xAPI Project

By Sean Putman (VP of Learning and Development, Altair Engineering)

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Are you ready to give xAPI a try, but not sure where to start or what it means to take a project on yourself? Having been there, I can tell you it is possible to do this. [Read more…]

Lectora Inspire 12.0 | Best Practices for xAPI

By Sean Putman (VP Learning and Development, Altair Engineering)

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In terms of xAPI support, Lectora offers a lot right out of the box. Lectora has the ability to assign statement generation to any object within a page using a trigger. Each page also generates its own statement without having to do anything other than set the output type for publishing. [Read more…]

Adobe Captivate 8.0 and 9.0 | Best Practices for xAPI

By Sean Putman (VP Learning and Development, Altair Engineering)

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Adobe Captivate will publish content to xAPI version 1.0. Captivate will publish statements that are readable using the slide name. For the most part with Captivate you are tracking very similar things to SCORM with the xAPI output. Captivate uses ADL registered verbs for its output. [Read more…]

Articulate Storyline 2 | Best Practices for xAPI

By Sean Putman (VP Learning and Development, Altair Engineering)

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Articulate Storyline 2 will publish content to xAPI version 1.0. It is recommended to get update 5 for Storyline 2 as it will publish the xAPI statement using Name instead of ID which makes the statement human readable and much easier to parse in the visualizations that will be created from the data. [Read more…]