Learning100CircleAwardArt2015-wThe Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative is proud to announce its selection as one of ELearning! magazine’s top 100 learning organizations in the world. As a Learning! 100 Award winner, ADL was honored at the Enterprise Learning! Conference in Manassas, VA, as well as featured in ELearning! and Government ELearning! magazines.

The conference, June 8-10, also featured several sessions presented by ADL staff. Jonathan Poltrack’s session, “Learning Data Analytics and the Experience API (xAPI)” was one that focused on the goals of the xAPI, potential organizational use cases, and resources available to assist in an xAPI implementation.

ADL’s Dr. Shane Gallagher led several sessions, including “The Evolution of ISD to UX: A Case Study” which was presented with Christina Rodriguez of George Mason University, exploring how user experience can be applied in a real learning design context.

Gallagher also presented “Using the Dimensions of Personalization Model to Help Develop Smarter Organizations,” detailing the assessment of how organizations learn and how to leverage elements of personalization to enhance learning and operations; and “Learning Analytics Applied: The Case of Surgical/Emergency Medical Services Training Simulation,” a panel discussion focused on the implementation of a live action medical simulation as a case study for learning analytics and design for an Internet of Things context.