Tin Can API

Considered the next generation of SCORM, Tin Can APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are also referred to as the Experience API. Tin Can APIs are standards that define how informal learning activities are tracked and measured by learning record stores (LRS). Tin Can API uses a simple sentence convention of Actor, Verb, Object to identify a learner’s activity; for example: “John-Read-Article,” or “Sue-completed-leadership training.”

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