Vocabulary: Activity Types


Learning Activity

assignment

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/assignment

A work the learner must do, following instructions from a teacher. An assignment may be individual or collective.

chat-room

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/chat-room

Activity where one or several real-time and textual discussions take place. When several discussions take place in the same chat-room, each discussion is seen as a chat-channel (http://id.tincanapi.com/activitytype/chat-channel).

collaborative-content

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/collaborative-content

Content created in a collaborative way, by several authors (e.g. a Wiki).

content-object

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/content-object

A piece of content (e.g. a SCO).

external-activity

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/external-activity

Activity which takes place outside of a platform, without being able to quality more precisely the type of this activity (e.g. an LTI activity).

face-to-face

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/face-to-face

Face-to-face session (e.g. classroom session).

flight

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/flight

Flight session.

forum

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/forum

Discussion forum where several discussions take place. The type of each discussion taken individually is http://id.tincanapi.com/activitytype/discussion.

level-report

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/level-report

Activity which aims to assess a set of competencies at a specific step of a training programme.

live-session

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/live-session

Real-time session which may occur in distance or not. The type is used when there is no more qualified type to describe the session.

poll

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/poll

Single question used to get a feedback or opinion from users during a live session or at a specific step of a training programme.

quiz

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/quiz

A set of questions with an automated scoring.

resources

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/resources

A set of resources without presuming the type of these resources.

skills-test

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/skills-test

Activity which aims to assess a set of skills at a specific step of a training programme, usually with a practical performance.

survey

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/survey

A set of questions used to get a feedback or opinion from users.

web-content

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/web-content

Content made of several HTML pages. We don't care how this content has been made. A SCORM package is a web content, as well as a set of non-standardized HTML pages.

web-link

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/web-link

A link which points to a web page, a web site or a file located somewhere on the web.

web-page

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/web-page

Content made of a single HTML page.

workshop

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/workshop

A collaborative activity animated by a teacher.

Structural Activity

course

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/course

A set of organized learning resources focusing on the same subject and pursuing the same global learning objective.

course-category

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/course-category

A set of courses focusing on the same topic or targetting the same audience.

registration

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/registration

A learner or group of learners which have been registered to a training programme, usually between a range of dates.

system

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/system

Generic way to designate a platform where learning activities take place (e.g. LMS, LXP, MOOC platform).

training-program

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/training-program

A large and structured set of learning activities, focusing on a global training objective.

training-phase

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/training-phase

A sub-set of a training programme, where the learning activities take place during a well defined period of time.

training-module

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/training-module

A structured set of training activities, focusing on a large training objective. A training module may be a sub-set of a training programme or phase.

training-sequence

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/training-sequence

A linear set of training activities, focusing on an intermediate training objective. A training sequence may be a sub-set of a training programme, phase or module.

Competency

competency-domain

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/competency-domain

A large and structured set of competencies.

Statement Category

granularity-level

IRI: http://vocab.xapi.fr/activities/granularity-level

The granularity level the level of detail of a learning event or interaction.