Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL)
An Introduction to Using xAPI in Gaming and Simulation
Andy Johnson has been working professionally in distributed learning technology for the last 17 years, proudly serving the U.S. Department of Defense as a SETA contractor for 15 of those years. He was a developer of the Sharable Content Object Reference Model(SCORM) and has been involved in every version of SCORM®. He has been the Experience API (xAPI) lead at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative since version .9 was established. He currently serves as the Specifications and Standards Manager for the ADL and now manages a project team’s efforts in the advancement of technical specifications and standards in the training and education domain. Andy received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and master’s degree in Education, Communication and Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to the technical and administrative work, Mr.Johnson leads open source development effort of standards as a member of the IEEE.