Posts by Ben Clark

Ben is literally one of the top experts on SCORM and xAPI in the world. Heck, he wrote the first draft of xAPI. He’s a software developer here at Rustici Software and enjoys visiting us “down South” because it means trying new foods, like catfish.

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Interview with Trace Belcher, Training Specialist at TruTraining

Key points: HTML 5 conformance should be mandated for content Mobile learning is booming, must be supported – No Flash Writes from different locations should be supported (no browser session required). Shall we start with the points that you have brought up, that you wanted…

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Project Tin Can: Don’t Delay!

Over the past couple of months, I've had the privilege of talking to many of you about your ideas for what should be done beyond SCORM, and reading ideas and comments from even more of you.  Thank you! I'm sure there are many of you out there,…

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Interview with Kris Rockwell, CEO Hybrid Learning Systems

Key points: potentially, every user action should be trackable tracking all actions for a game would result in a massive amount of data need to avoid adding too much overhead when tracking interactions to be determined: can a useful standard set of interactions for games…

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Interview with Sigmund Tobias (SUNY-Albany)

Key points: No evidence of effectiveness of SCOs, i.e, that they improve students’ capabilities. What's the point having SCOs if we don't know they're effective? Has there been a gain from pre- to posttest scores? Some simple metrics that would help: How often has the…

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Interview with Ellen Meiselman

Key points: We want to be able to basically track everything, we don’t want to have to log in to a LMS. Basically, the LMS should just disappear. We're trying to open up our LMS data. A lot of times the LMS will know something…

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Interview with Nina Pasini Deibler

Key Points: need to separately track team performance and individual performance in team-based learning need to link incorrect simulator input with appropriate remediation more scoring options than just pass/fail & a measure are needed Instructor needs to be able to grade an assessment, assessment should…

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Interview with John Campbell

Key Points: The learning curve is too steep, there is a lack of "getting started" guides. People don't know what is possible. LMS support is insufficient. The data model does not provide enough storage, flexibility. Expectations for content authors (do they need to be programmers)…

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