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development. In addition, videos, tools,
a self-check and an action plan are
included to help formulate next steps
in career development. The manager
has a choice on the order of selection to
complete the pathway.

When sourcing systems for learning, always ask vendors about their ability
to integrate their systems with others - make this is a key requirement.

ADAPTIVE LEARNING

*	Business Systems
(HR, CRM, ERP)

*	Document
Repositories

*	Virtual Learning
Platforms

*	Business Intelligence

*	Learning
Management
System (LMS)

*	Learning Record
Store (LRS)

With adaptive learning, the same
content provides a different experience
than the pathway, one specific to the
needs of the learner. Our new manager
begins with a self-check that contains
both a knowledge assessment and a
matrix of preferences. As a result, the
learning adapts by offering a specific
person to connect with for peer
mentoring and two topics she needs to
master before continuing her journey.
With the topics completed, another selfcheck is presented to test her knowledge
and make further recommendations
including:
Bob,
a
mentor/coach
matched to her interests and needs at
the moment, a link to a specific video
how-to, and a budget worksheet that
she can use in her conversations with
Bob. When our manager has completed
four sessions with Bob, she is ready
to be a full-fledged member of the
Budget Management Community and
to complete another self-check that will
guide her next steps in learning.
XAPI
It is impossible to comprehend, or enable
the modern learning experience without
xAPI - the Experience API.
Also referred to as Tin Can, xAPI was
created to support the learner experience
described above. Developed under the
aegis of ADL, who also brought us SCORM,
xAPI was created to go where SCORM
could not, following learners to record
activity unconstrained by the limitations
imposed by the LMS.
With xAPI, it is possible to go beyond
registration and completion of content

THE LEARNING ECOSYSTEM
Systems and tools that comprise a learning ecosystem:

*	Social/Collaborative
Sites
*	Content Libraries

*	Streaming
Video Platform

hosted on the LMS to understand what
learners are doing as they are doing
it, even if they are not connected to
the internet. Macro and microlearning
can be tracked and analyzed giving
a view and rich analytics on a variety
of things like mobile learning, team
activities, mentoring sessions, on-thejob performance evaluations, video
consumption, simulations and games.

*	Learning Content
Management
Systems (LCMS)

cognitive activities such as judgment
and creativity.
An internet of things (IoT) learning
application, xAPI can enable adaptive
learning via "bots" that listen to the LRS
and present content based upon learner
activity, or prevent employees from
badging into a restricted area until they
have completed necessary training.

CONCLUSION

IN OUR
CONNECTED,
SOCIAL AND
MOBILE WORLD,
EXPERIENCE IS
EVERYTHING.
XAPI ADVANTAGES
As an API, its structure supports the
learning ecosystem by offering a standard
that makes it simple to integrate with any
Learning Record Store (LRS).
Its noun, verb, object format aligns with
Bloom's Taxonomy, tracking high-level

Today, a new learning experience relies on
robust and interesting content. However,
it is no longer the sole consideration for
learning. Today, we are challenged to
wrap content in a unique and engaging
experience; one that is supported by an
architecture that includes formal and
informal learning and also addresses the
personal needs of individual learners. In
an era of big data, it is imperative that we
learn from learners and serve up content
in a smart and efficient manner.
The stakes are high, learners are demanding
and failure to deliver will risk more than
losing the interest of the audience - the
risk of losing loyalty is also at stake.
Phil Antonelli is the senior learning strategist
at Conduent Learning. Email Phil.

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Perspectives
Table of Contents
Infographic
Frontline Capability Building: An Elusive Dream?
Flipped Kirkpatrick: Designing Learning Journeys for Business Impact
When Good Content Becomes Great
Design Better, Design Backward
Boost Efficiency and Do More with Less: 5 Practical Ideas for Learning Leaders
Converting Mobile Learning to HTML5
Secrets of Successful Large-Scale Learning Programs
Critical Mistake Analysis: Creating Effective Hands-On Learning Experiences
Secure Mobile Learning
Delivering Content That Lives Up to Experience
Keeping a Lid on Content Until You Design
Designing Performer-Centric Learning Systems for Millennials, Gen Z and Beyond
Organizational Tensions in Employee Onboarding
A Winning Approach to Leadership Development
What's Online
Company News
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Intro
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Cover1
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Cover2
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Perspectives
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Table of Contents
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 5
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Infographic
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 7
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Frontline Capability Building: An Elusive Dream?
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 9
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Flipped Kirkpatrick: Designing Learning Journeys for Business Impact
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 12
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 13
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - When Good Content Becomes Great
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 15
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Design Better, Design Backward
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 17
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Boost Efficiency and Do More with Less: 5 Practical Ideas for Learning Leaders
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 20
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 21
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Converting Mobile Learning to HTML5
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Secrets of Successful Large-Scale Learning Programs
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 25
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Critical Mistake Analysis: Creating Effective Hands-On Learning Experiences
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 28
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 29
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Secure Mobile Learning
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Delivering Content That Lives Up to Experience
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 34
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 35
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Keeping a Lid on Content Until You Design
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Designing Performer-Centric Learning Systems for Millennials, Gen Z and Beyond
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - 41
Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - Organizational Tensions in Employee Onboarding
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Training Industry Magazine - Content Development 2017 Special Edition - A Winning Approach to Leadership Development
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