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Connecting Marzipano to xAPI – Part One

Having written a couple of articles on Marzipano that continue to gain attention in Google searches including Marzipano 360 how to change hotspot properties and styles, Marking up 360 images making WHS more engaging and How to use 360 images with Marzipano and Insta360 I wanted to take things to the next level in eLearning and find out what it is the user is doing. I’m currently involved in the xAPIChort and had also read an article Mel Milloway on incorporating xAPI into 360 images. This got me thinking as to how it can be setup in Marzipano and feed xAPI Statements back to an LRS. Prior warning here, you’ll need to know a little bit about JavaScript as you need to modify the resulting JavaScript file that is made from the package, but if you follow this tutorial, you may work it out! I used the Marzipano tool to generate a multi page interactive VR of the MONA Museum located in Hobart Tasmania back in 2016. I’m going to use this small project as a base for incorporating xAPI. This is part one, introducing you to the concepts and capturing an Info Hotspot. The follow up parts will look at capturing more info and passing to the Learning Record Store (LRS). 1. Setting Up the Project Files The first thing you need to do is expand the Marzipano package to a folder, you’ll end up with a folder structure similar to the image below: You will also need to download an xAPI wrapper. This is the library that will do […]

Using xAPI To Track The Effectiveness Of Your Responsive eLearning course

Another good article on the use of xAPI to collect learning analytics Experience API (or Tin Can/xAPI) is the new standard of tracking which takes elearning reporting to a whole new level, one which suits our current, always-on workforce. Read more Using xAPI To Track The Effectiveness Of Your Responsive eLearning course – eLearning Industry