Lectora Adopts New Tin Can API in Upcoming Releases

Lectora®, makers of the e-Learning software used by most Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries, announced that it plans to continue its e-Learning innovation lead by including support for the Tin Can API in the upcoming release of Lectora Version 11. Support will also be included in the next release of CourseMill LMS (learning management system), meeting the latest, advanced e-Learning standards.

“The adoption of Tin Can for our products demonstrates our dedication to offer the most innovative e-Learning solutions,” said Peter Bray, Chief Marketing Officer at Trivantis Corporation. “We will continue to create and support the most advanced e-Learning developments so our clients can stay ahead of the curve with new, successful technologies.”

Tin Can API

The Tin Can API, also known as the next generation of SCORM, tracks and records learning experiences anywhere from multiple devices. With Tin Can, a wide range of e-Learning systems can now securely communicate with a simple vocabulary and capture a stream of learning activities. Unlike previous learning specifications that were difficult to implement and had numerous limitations, the Tin Can API is simple, flexible, and more robust.

The Tin Can API can easily recognize and track a wide range of learning activities including:

  • Mobile learning
  • Simulations
  • Virtual worlds
  • Serious games
  • Real-world performance
  • Social-learning
  • Experiential learning
  • Offline learning
  • Collaborative learning

“Lectora joins an impressive list of other early adopters of the Tin Can API,” said Tim Martin, Partner at Rustici Software. “With the long reach of Lectora in the e-Learning industry, its adoption further solidifies the Tin Can API as the way forward for learning and performance tracking.”

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