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ADL xAPI Learning Record Provider Professional Certification (xAPI Conformance)

Furthering the maturity of xAPI and providing definition and tools for its users.


In partnership with Data Interoperability Standards Consortium (DISC), this project aims to document the experience application programming interface (xAPI) and afford users better services and tools to further research and increase adoption. This includes software conformance requirements, analysis related to xAPI usage and tools, proof of concept tools, establishing competencies for working with xAPI, and testing programs for those working with xAPI.

Major Deliverables

  • Conformance and certification requirements
  • LRS Certification Program
  • Instructional Designer Professional Certification Program
  • Data Analyst Professional Certification Recs and Requirements

xAPI Conformance Research & Future Requirements (2017 Blog Post)

xAPI Learning Record Store Test Suite & Adopter Registry Released (2017 Blog Post)

xAPI: A Year In Review (2016 Blog Post)

xAPI Resource Page (External: DISC)

Project Details

Period of Performance: FY16-FY19

External Performers: Data Interoperability Standards Consortium

Contract: W911QY-16-C-0109