ADL iFest focuses on data-driven learning

This month’s Advanced Distributed Learning iFest conference is focusing on “data-driven learning,” including topics like learning analytics, privacy and cybersecurity of learner data, data interoperability, performance assessment, and related learning science principles. The conference is July 31-August 2 in Alexandria, and is hosted by the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA).


June 27th, 2017|Events|

Open source specification, xAPI, a focus at Learning Solutions Conference

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL Initiative

ADL_Logo_2013-320X202The much-anticipated Learning Solutions Conference is next month in Orlando, Florida, and a lot of focus will be on the Experience API (xAPI), an open source specification developed by Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative. The xAPI lets users capture and store […]

February 10th, 2016|Education and Training, Events|

ADL recognized for top 2 tutorials at I/ITSEC

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL Initiative

ADL's Dr. Sae Schatz is seen here giving her tutorial, " “Elevate Your Instruction: Practical Tactics to Maximize Military Learning." She won best tutorial this year. ADL’s Sae Schatz is seen here giving her tutorial, ” “Elevate Your Instruction: Practical Tactics to Maximize […]

December 13th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Education and Training|

ADL Initiative eager for this year’s I/ITSEC

ADL_Logo_2013-320X202Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative is excited to announce that two members of the ADL team, Dr. Elaine Raybourn, and new Director, Dr. Sae Schatz, are nominees for the Best Tutorial Award! Raybourn’s tutorial, “Transmedia Learning in the Wild: Supporting Military Training Through Story-driven Engagement” is from 8:30 […]

November 23rd, 2015|Education and Training, Events, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

ADL’s Schatz recognized for work

Courtesy of ADL

ADL's Dr. Sae Schatz is recognized by ADL’s Dr. Sae Schatz is recognized by Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Brad R. Carson.

Congratulations to Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative’s Director, Dr. Sae Schatz, who was named as September Employee of […]

October 14th, 2015|Awards and Recognition|

Register for Virtual World Sandbox PlugFest at I/ITSEC

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL Initiative

It’s time to register for the Virtual World (VW) Sandbox PlugFest Activity on Dec. 2!

The VW Sandbox is a free, open source game development tool that enables users to collaboratively author and deploy 2D/3D simulations and games via any internet connection—with absolutely no software installation required. It is […]

October 14th, 2015|Events, Interactive courseware, Mobile Learning|

ADL Initiative to host VW Sandbox PlugFest at I/ITSEC

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL Initiative

ADL_Logo_2013-320X202Visit the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative at I/ITSEC 2015 in Orlando, FL! Why? Researchers and developers at ADL Initiative are leading the shift away from standardized, web-based formal learning. Today it’s possible to conduct training and education more efficiently […]

September 13th, 2015|Education and Training, Events|

ADL: Exploring the art of the possible

By Theresa Bradley

ADL_Logo_2013-320X202To what extent are the outcomes of battles determined on the battlefield?

That question, if asked during WWI, would have had a definitive answer – mostly. Today, however, it is less clear due to the influence of advanced training strategies that provide information, access and […]

August 20th, 2015|Education and Training|

xAPI Bootcamp builds “fridge” to help learners

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL Initiative

Team-Orlando-ADL-xAPI-Bootcamp-w ADL’s Lou Wolford is excited to kick off Experience API Bootcamp.

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative hosted its 2nd annual Experience API (xAPI) Bootcamp in Alexandria, Va., on July 14-15. The event was a huge success and had more than 40 […]

August 19th, 2015|Education and Training, Interactive courseware|

ADL Initiative to present at SISO event

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL Initiative

Team-Orlando-ADL-SISO-wRob Chadwick and Dr. Damon Regan of Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative will be presenting their paper, “Simulations of the Web, Not on the Web,” at the upcoming Fall Simulation Interoperability Workshop on August 31 in Orlando.

Their paper reviews the recent shift […]

August 19th, 2015|Events|