Author Archives: Dave

Again, xAPI is not Intended to Replace SCORM

Editor’s note: I started this article over a month ago, so it has now been almost two months since the meeting referred to in the first paragraph. Since that time, I have joined the team who are planning and implementing … Continue reading

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Why we Chose the Experience API

In late April of this year a significant event happen, but you may not have even heard about it. The Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) officially released version 1.0 of the Experience API. … Continue reading

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Free Training: How to Deliver Video in a Web Page

In preparation for delivering this topic at the Tallahassee TechExpo 2013, I am offering this session free, via WebEx, to a limited audience. You will be my test audience, and this will be my dress rehearsal for Thursday. Here is … Continue reading

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Release of Version 1.0 of the Experience API

It’s almost here! April 26 is the official release date for the new Experience API from the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative project (ADL) within the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). So, what does that mean to you?

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Is Tin Can Really the Future of Online Learning?

Edited, April 21, 2013: As I have observed the evolution of the Experience API (AKA the TinCan API), I have come to believe that it is the first steps toward the future of learning, and even other forms of online interaction … Continue reading

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Are Digital Textbooks Really Better?

My research shows that this has been a trend for a while now, but I just recently became aware of it through NPR and our local television stations. As a purveyor of online learning delivery, I feel that I should … Continue reading

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Do You Use PowerPoint for Instructional Design?

PowerPoint has changed In the past, PowerPoint (one component of Microsoft’s Office product suite) has enjoyed the position of most favored tool for creating content for training delivery. It has always had its detractors, but much of the training material available today … Continue reading

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Hello world!

My name is Dave. I’ve been working with technology of one form or the other for over 40 years now. Yep, I’m old. I have also been creating and delivering training for many years in almost every state of the … Continue reading

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