REMINDER - The Learning App Challenge deadline is 2 September!

19 Aug 2014

Attention App developers! The deadline to submit your entry for the third annual Learning App Challenge is less than two weeks away. ADL is accepting mobile learning Apps designed to support Education, Training, or Performance Support for adult learners or students in grades K-12 until 2 September 2014. The judges will evaluate the Apps and select the Challenge winners based on the following criteria: How well the App provides a learning solution to a stated problem; Technical quality of the App; and User experience and usability. Extra points will be awarded to Apps that integrate with an existing A

New Zealand welcomed into ADL Partnership Lab network

18 Aug 2014

It is with great pleasure that the ADL Initiative welcomes New Zealand as a new partner in the ADL Partnership Lab network. Lee Graham, Team Leader of the Training Technology Unit at the New Zealand Defence College, will serve as the Director. The new Partnership Lab will work collaboratively with the New Zealand Defence Force as part of the ADL Partnership Lab network's global efforts. Learn more at: New Zealand ADL Partnership Lab.

Dr. Kristy Murray, ADL Initiative Director, to retire after 26-year DoD career

7 Aug 2014

After serving as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative for four years, Dr. Kristy Murray is retiring as of 31 August 2014. Previously she was the ADL Initiative’s Deputy Director and Director of the ADL Co-Lab in Orlando (Joint ADL Co-Lab). Her career with the Department of Defense spanned 26 years. Prior to coming to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Dr. Murray worked in various modeling and simulation, training and acquisition positions with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army. Dr. Murray led ADL through the evolution of the Next Generation Learning Environment. She guided the conception of the Training and Learning Architecture (TLA), ensuring that its modular design can enable a rich

Invitation to join ADL's new "CoP Profiles" Group

30 Jul 2014

We are launching a new community effort that includes ISDs, learning designers, and developers who will work to identify and standardize how Experience API (xAPI) statements are expressed using the ADL xAPI vocabulary. The broader purpose of this new working group is to identify best practices for generating a community profile of the xAPI. The Group will hold a Webinar every 2 weeks on Tuesday, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (ET) beginning on 12 Aug