6.1 - AICC/HACP Lesson_location On First Launch Returns 0 Instead Of An Empty String (Doc ID 2250614.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iLearning - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 6.1 version, Learner Administration

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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iLearning 6.1 - AICC/HACP lesson_location on first launch returns 0 instead of an empty string

When one launches a course that uses AICC/HACP tracking, the content calls GetParam and gets detail back from the LMS. One component of this is lesson_location.

Currently on initial launch, it returns lesson_location=0 which is based on an old version of the AICC CMI spec. More recent versions require it to send an empty string instead:

The CMI must always return the value provided from the previous AU session. The first time a student enters the AU, the value of Core.Lesson Location is an empty string ("").



EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Request that the player be updated to send this properly based on updated spec info .

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. AICC/HACP lesson_location on first launch returns 0 instead of an empty string



BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:

Content that expects lesson_location= vs lesson_location=0 is not working properly, due to iLearning using an older spec version for AICC/HACP communication.

Cause

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