ADL Initiative welcomes Dr. Sae Schatz, new director

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The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative is delighted to announce that Sae Schatz, Ph.D., has been named the new director as of June 22. Schatz is widely respected in the distributed learning community for her work in learning science, with a focus on andragogy, human performance assessment, adaptive training, simulation, online/blended […]

July 22nd, 2015|General News|

ADL Initiative Honored at Enterprise Learning! Conference, leads several sessions

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! […]

June 16th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Education and Training, Events|

ADL Co-Lab holds 2-day summit on cmi5

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ADL_Logo_NEW2013_Blue-Outlined-Letters 300x200cmi5, a soon-to-be specification which is also conformant to the Experience API (xAPI), was the focus of a 2-day summit on April 15 and 16. The meeting took place at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Co-Lab.

Participants gathered to groom cmi5—one of the […]

April 21st, 2015|Education and Training, Events|

ADL invites comments on white paper


Controlled Vocabulary Considerations for the xAPI

ADL recently published a white paper (open for public comment) on controlled vocabulary considerations for the xAPI. While not intended to be an exhaustive list of solutions, it is an initial exploration into some of the development, discoverability, and management challenges […]

March 27th, 2015|Education and Training|

ADL hosts xAPI Plugfest at I/ITSEC

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xAPI-logo-graphicWhile the modeling and simulation world descended on Orlando for one of its largest annual conference and exposition events, on December 3, over fifty interested I/ITSEC attendees participated in the Experience API (xAPI) PlugFest event. The PlugFest was ADL’s one-day series of […]

December 18th, 2014|Education and Training|

Special Event at I/ITSEC: Experience API (xAPI) PlugFest

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xAPI-logo-graphicThe ADL Initiative will conduct an Experience API (xAPI) PlugFest on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at this year’s I/ITSEC. Participants will spend the morning learning about how the xAPI, a component of the Training and Learning Architecture (TLA), works and how it can be used […]

October 20th, 2014|Education and Training, Events, Interactive courseware|

ADL Announces 2014 Learning App Challenge Winners!

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LearningApp_StarburstEarlier this year, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative announced the opening of the submissions period for the 2014 Learning App Challenge (LAC). The goal of the LAC was for participants to create and submit innovative Apps to help students acquire knowledge or skills […]

October 20th, 2014|Awards and Recognition, Mobile Learning|

ADL Initiative Director Murray to Retire after 25-year DoD career

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Team-Orlando-simulation-Kristy-MurrayAfter serving as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative for four years, Dr. Kristy Murray is retiring as of Aug. 31, 2014. Previously she was the ADL Initiative’s Deputy Director and Director of the ADL Co-Lab in Orlando (Joint ADL Co-Lab). […]

August 11th, 2014|General News|

News from ADL: App Challenge Deadline and More

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REMINDER: Learning App Challenge Deadline is September 2

SB-squareAttention App developers! The deadline to submit your entry for the third annual Learning App Challenge is less than a month away. ADL is accepting mobile learning Apps designed to support Education, Training, or Performance […]

August 11th, 2014|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training|

xAPI Workshop and Bootcamp at Orlando ADL Co-Lab

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K-Murray-xAPI-workshop-2014-w ADL Initiative Director Dr. Kristy Murray welcomes xAPI workshop attendees.

During June 17-19, Dr. Kristy Murray, Director of the ADL Initiative, hosted two learning events about the Experience API (xAPI) at its Orlando Co-Lab facility.

Thirty participants from the Orlando area attended the June 17 […]

July 11th, 2014|Education and Training|