What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning? |
The Tin Can Basics
Also known as the next generation of SCORM, Tin Can tracks and records learning experiences anywhere and from multiple devices. The Tin Can API is a whole new way to track learner experiences that “records activities and delivers data that is quantifiable, sharable and trackable,” according to Tin Can.
The Tin Can API can easily recognize and track a wide range of learning activities including:
With Tin Can, a wide range of e-Learning systems can now capture learning activities with a simple vocabulary and communication method. In addition to its simplicity, Tin Can is more flexible, robust and has fewer limitations than previous specifications for tracking learners.