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SCORM

During the transition from computer-based training (CBT) on compact discs (CDs) to e-learning on the web one of the major challenges with the content delivery was interoperability of the content.


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Keynote Address: 2016 NDIA Human Systems Conference

Dr. Sae Schatz to speak at the 2016 Human Systems Conference



Competency and Credentialing Webinar

ADL will be hosting its third Competency and Credentialing Community of Practice webinar on Tuesday, 13 September.



ADL’s Competency Community kickoff

ADL is ready to engage the community as we begin to incorporate the work of the many experts and organizations already involved in competency-based education and training.



ASU Colloquium Presentation, A Vision for Future Learning Technology and Science

Dr. Schatz will provide a presentation titled, A Vision for Future Learning Technology and Science, as part of ASU's Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning 2016 Colloquium Speaker Series.



Competency and Credentialing Webinar

Jonathan Poltrack and Dr. Robby Robson will be speaking during a webinar sponsored by the Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA), Elearning! and Government Elearning! Magazines on 13 October



Competency and Credentialing Webinar

ADL will be hosting its second Competency and Credentialing Community of Practice webinar on Thursday, 21 July.



Competency & Credentialing Webinar – Open Badges

ADL will be hosting its fourth Competency and Credentialing Community of Practice webinar on Thursday, 15 December



Competency Technical Working Group Meeting – CASS Assertion Processing

This Competency Technical Working Group Meeting is focused on the Competency and Skills System (CASS) assertion processing.



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Competency Technical Working Group Meeting – CASS Install Jam

This Competency Technical Working Group Meeting is focused on installing the Competency and Skills System (CASS) reference implementation.



Competency Technical Working Group Meeting – CASS Profile Manager

This Competency Technical Working Group Meeting is focused on the Competency and Skills System (CASS) Profile Manager concept and reference implementation.



I/ITSEC Tutorial by Dr. Sae Schatz

Elevate Your Instruction: Practical Tactics to Maximize Military Learning


by ADL Team | November 30, 2015 | home events i itsec tutorial by dr. sae schatz Read More >>

SXSWedu Presentation: Capture the Data of Experience

Craig Wiggins (ADL Community Manager) to present at SXSWedu



I/ITSEC

ADL will be participating in the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) which is the world's largest modeling, simulation, and training conference.


by ADL Team | November 28, 2016 | home events i itsec Read More >>

I/ITSEC Paper Presentation by Dr. Sae Schatz

The Changing Face of Military Learning



Virtual World Sandbox PlugFest Activity

Virtual World Sandbox PlugFest



I/ITSEC Paper Presentation by Dr. Shane Gallagher

Embedded Cyber-Physical Systems for Assessing Performance in Training Simulations



I/ITSEC Paper Presentation by Jonathan Poltrack

Opening Legacy Data Silos:Using Experience Data for Educational Impact



I/ITSEC

ADL will be participating in the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) which is the world's largest modeling, simulation, and training conference.


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | Read More >>

I/ITSEC Paper Presentation by Dr. Elaine Raybourn

Transmedia (Social) Learning in the Wild: DoD Skillbridge for Transitioning Service Members



I/ITSEC Paper Presentation by Jason Haag and Peter Berking

A Reference Model for Designing Mobile Learning and Performance Support



I/ITSEC Tutorial by Dr. Elaine Raybourn

Transmedia Learning in the Wild: Supporting Military Training Through Story-Driven Engagement



ITEC Panel, Bi-lateral Agreements Facilitating Working Cooperatively

ADL's Director, Dr. Sae Schatz, and ADL's Norway Partnership Center Director, Commander Geir Isaksen, will participate in the panel, Bi-lateral Agreements Facilitating Working Cooperatively, which is chaired by Dr. Elaine Raybourn.



ITEC Panel, Innovations Beyond Traditional Training

Dr. Elaine Raybourn will be chairing the panel titled, Innovations Beyond Traditional Training.



Learning Solutions Presentation: Choosing a Learning Record Store

Peter Berking (ADL Senior Instructional Designer) to present at Learning Solutions.



Look, no install! Hands On Web-Based Game Authoring Part 1

The Virtual World Sandbox lets you collaboratively author and deploy 2D/3D simulations and games via any internet connection—with absolutely no software installation required.



MODSIM World Special Event, Innovation in Action: Real Applications of Emerging Learning Science & Technology

Dr. Sae Schatz Moderator at MODSIM World - Innovation in Action: Real Applications of Emerging Learning Science and Technology



MODSIM World Presentation, A Metaphor for Immersive Environments: Learning Experience Design Challenges and Opportunities

As part of the Training and Education Track at MODSIM World, Dr. Elaine Raybourn will present on her paper, A Metaphor for Immersive Environments: Learning Experience Design Challenges and Opportunities.



ITEC Presentation, Next Generation Learning Ecosystems

Dr. Elaine Raybourn will provide a presentation titled, Next Generation Learning Ecosystems.



MODSIM World Special Event, The Simulation Century: Force of the Future

Dr. Sae Schatz Panelist at MODSIM World - The Simulation Century: Force of the Future



MODSIM World Workshop, Lifelong Learning

Dr. Sae Schatz to present at MODSIM World Lifelong Learning Workshop



Look, no install! Hands On Web-Based Game Authoring Part 2

Participants will explore the Sandbox from a multi-user perspective, learn to author a 3D game environment from the Sandbox's open-source library, and leave with a new tool to continue game development from home or school.



NATO e-Learning Forum Keynote Address

Dr. Sae Schatz to provide keynote address on day 2 of conference



NORDEFCO ADL

ADL's Norway and Finland Partnership Centers are members of the Nordic Defense Cooperation and ...


by ADL Team | April 24, 2017 | home events nordefco adl Read More >>

NATO e-Learning Forum xAPI Workshop

Jonathan Poltrack to lead xAPI Workshop



NORDIC ADL Conference Keynote Presentation, Emerging Technologies and the Future of Military Learning

Dr. Sae Schatz will present a keynote address, Emerging Technologies and the Future of Military Learning, at the NORDIC ADL Conference in Tuulusa, Finland.



Quad Chart Submission Due

Quad Charts will provide relevant information related to proposed Research and Development.


by ADL Team | December 7, 2015 | home events quad chart submission due Read More >>

SOF Education Conference Workshop, Ubiquitous, learner-centric, technology-enabled instruction

Dr. Schatz to lead workshop Ubiquitous, learner-centric, technology enabled instruction.



SOF Education Conference Presentation, The Changing Face of Military Learning

Dr. Schatz will co-present with Dr. David Fautua, Julian Stodd, and Emilie Reitz on their research paper titled ...



SXSW Presentation: Capture the Data Experience

Craig Wiggins (ADL Community Manager) to present at SXSW.



The Government Learning Technology Symposium

Uniquely focused on the needs of Federal Government distance learning professionals, this event provides a venue for us to make connections, discuss the latest developments, and identify new regulations and trends that affect our industry.



Workshop: Hour of Code for Ages 6-12

The Hour of Code is an initiative to introduce computer science to kids through simple programming games.



Workshop: Hour of Code for Ages 6-12

The Hour of Code is an initiative to introduce computer science to kids through simple programming games.



Workshop: Hour of Code for Ages 6-12

The Hour of Code is an initiative to introduce computer science to kids through simple programming games.



xAPI Certification Research – Informal Meeting and Kickoff

DISC and ADL will kick off a research effort that will inform a Learning Record Store (LRS) software certification program.



xAPI and Caliper Discovery Review

ADL will be participating in the IMS Quarterly meeting from 15-18 August



xAPI Conformance Requirements Kickoff Webinar

ADL is hosting a kickoff webinar for a newly awarded project that will be performing research and development around xAPI conformance.



A Serious Games Profile for xAPI

ADL recently collaborated with researchers from the e-learning group, Complutense University of Madrid (Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence)


by Jason Haag | December 9th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

About ADL Initiative

The ADL Initiative is a US government program, reporting to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training


by ADL Team Member | August 1st, 2016 | Read More >>

ADL Accelerates xAPI Conformance Testing and Software Certification

Over the past year, efforts around developing conformance requirements for the Experience API (xAPI) have been on hold.


by Jason Haag | August 10th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

ADL and AICC Collaborate on the Experience API

The Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee (AICC) and the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative have agreed to collaborate


by Jason Haag | October 31st, 2012 | home news Read More >>

ADL Announces 2014 Learning App Challenge Winners!

Earlier this year, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative announced the opening of the submissions period for the 2014 Learning App Challenge (LAC).


by Jason Haag | October 2nd, 2014 | home news Read More >>

ADL at the Government Learning Technology Symposium

Members of ADL Initiative`s team recently attended the Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) Government Learning Technology Symposium at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.


by Jason Haag | December 20th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

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ADL Experience API (xAPI) and IMS Caliper Discovery Review

As many of you know, there have been ongoing efforts over the years to investigate the readiness of the Experience API (xAPI) for eventual standardization.


by Jason Haag | July 25th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

ADL Experience API (xAPI) and IMS Caliper Discovery Review 2

On Monday, August 15, more than 50 leaders from the Experience API (xAPI) and Caliper Learning Analytics Framework (Caliper) communities attended the IMS Global meeting at Utah Valley University


by Jason Haag | September 30th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

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Many high-quality science and technology prototypes fail to transition into real-world use, instead falling into the research-practice gap.


by Jason Haag | November 28th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

ADL Honored at Enterprise Learning! Conference

Jonathan Poltrack accepted the Learning! 100 Award for Area of Excellence: Collaboration on behalf of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative


by Jason Haag | June 22nd, 2015 | home news Read More >>

ADL LRS

A Learning Record Store (LRS) is the implementation of the server-side requirements associated with the xAPI specification.



ADL Publishes Mobile Learning Survey Report

ADL`s mobile learning survey report is now available!


by Jason Haag | September 23rd, 2013 | home news Read More >>

ADL Publishes MoTIF Needs Assessment Report

ADL`s Mobile Learning Needs Assessment report is now available! This report follows last year`s Survey Report and summarizes the information and insights we have gleaned


by Jason Haag | September 4th, 2014 | home news Read More >>

ADL Receives Learning! 100 Award

ADL was honored at the 2013 Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo where it received a Learning! 100 Award


by Jason Haag | September 5th, 2013 | home news Read More >>

ADL releases Experience API version 0.95 specification

ADL is pleased to announce the formal release of the Experience API version 0.95.


by Jason Haag | November 28th, 2012 | home uncategorized Read More >>

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ADL Shines Bright at I/ITSEC 2015 in Orlando

ADL is returning from a busy and very successful week at I/ITSEC in Orlando, FL. Buzz was all around ADL as Dr. Sae Schatz kicked off the week


by Jason Haag | December 10th, 2015 | home news Read More >>


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ADL Welcomes New Director: Dr. Sae Schatz

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, 2015.


by Jason Haag | July 22nd, 2015 | home news Read More >>

ADL’s Principal Investigator’s Meeting: A Collaborative Success

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative hosted a Principal Investigator`s meeting on 5-6 April at its Alexandria office.


by Jason Haag | May 11th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

ADL’s Top 4 highlights from I/ITSEC 2016

The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2016 is the world`s largest modeling, simulation, and training event held in Orlando, Florida.


by Melinda Gomez | December 16th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

An Open Source Success Story – A Community-Developed Specification

Two weeks ago, ADL shipped a version 1.0 software specification on time – a community-backed approach with working production systems from many eLearning industry vendors already in place on launch day.


by Jason Haag | May 9th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

An Update On XAPI Design Cohorts

ADL has run Experience API (xAPI) Design Cohorts for the past three years.


by ADL Team | January 12th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

An Update to the VW Sandbox

The Virtual World (VW) Sandbox allows users to collaborate on developing, designing, and playing simulations.


by Jason Haag | January 26th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

Announcing iFest 2017

Announcing iFest 2017


by ADL Team | July 2nd, 2017 | home events Read More >>

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Augmented Reality (AR) and Mobile Learning

According to Semico`s report on Augmented Reality, 864 million high-end cell phones will be AR-enabled by 2014 with revenues related to AR technology


by Jason Haag | December 9th, 2013 | home news Read More >>





Building Web Applications that use the Learning Registry (LR)

The Learning Registry contains thousands of metadata and paradata records describing educational resources available on the Internet.


by Jason Haag | December 13th, 2013 | home news Read More >>

Can playing video games improve cognition and adaptability?

A recent study by ADL with Sheppard Air Force Base has shown that a video game having specific design features (i.e., implicit rules, implicit rule changes, dynamic shifting environments, open endedness, and implicit feedback)


by Jason Haag | January 30th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

CASS

Competencies are a hot topic in the e-learning industry and competency frameworks are a key component to ADL’s Total Learning Architecture (TLA).


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa competencies & credentialing cass Read More >>

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CMI-5 Sandstone Pre-Release Working Group

CMI-5, a soon-to-be standard which is also conformant to the Experience API (xAPI), will be the focus of a 2-day summit on April 15th and 16th in Alexandria, Virginia.


by Jason Haag | March 25th, 2015 | home news Read More >>

cmi5 and the xAPI SCORM Profile

Since the release of the cmi5 specification, questions have arisen regarding how it relates to the ADL Experience API (xAPI) Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) Profile.


by Jason Haag | January 8th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

Cognitive Task Analysis: Analyzing the Cognition of Portal 2 Gameplay and Design

As we wrote about in our last blog post, ADL`s Next-Generation Learner Team has been performing a cognitive task analysis (CTA) on the gameplay and design of Portal 2


by Jason Haag | October 4th, 2013 | home news Read More >>

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Congratulations to our 2013 Learning App Challenge winners!

ADL is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Learning App Challenge. The winning Apps were officially announced on Thursday, 18 July during the Interagency Mobile Learning Webinar Series.


by Jason Haag | July 18th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

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DECALS

The Data for Enabling Content in Adaptive Learning Systems (DECALS) project was a follow-on effort to integrate with and add capabilities to the...



Developing our Next Generation Learners at Otronicon

The Orlando Science Center hosts an event called Otronicon


by Jason Haag | January 25th, 2016 | home news Read More >>


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Driving LS&T Implementation through Collaboration

Collaboration is the key to everything the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative does.


by Jason Haag | February 2nd, 2016 | home news Read More >>



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Experience API Version 1.0.0 Released!

We've reached an incredibly important milestone; impressive by every measure: the Experience API reached Version 1.0.0 on Friday, April 26, 2013.


by Jason Haag | April 29th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

Experience API Version 1.0 Now Available for Public Comment

With the Experience API set to launch Version 1.0 on April 26, we're taking the next couple of weeks to open up our release candidate (what we think is Version 1.0) for the public to comment on anything that is unclear or downright missing in the specification.


by Jason Haag | March 29th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

Experience API (xAPI) version 1.0.1 released

The work on the xAPI has continued since Version 1.0.0 was released in April 2013.


by Jason Haag | October 2nd, 2013 | home news Read More >>

For mobile learning, E = mc2

About ten years ago I finally purchased my very first mobile phone, not seeing the real necessity in owning such a device.


by Jason Haag | November 20th, 2012 | home uncategorized Read More >>

Formal Authorities

ADL conducts research, development, test, and evaluation to provide learning science, specifications, guidance and best practices


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home formal authorities Read More >>

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From ADL Team Member Craig Wiggins: xAPI Design Cohort, Season 3 Kickoff

I think I can speak for all of ADL when I say that we`ve been waiting for some time to be able to say that the newest incarnation of the xAPI Design Cohort is almost ready to kickoff.


by Jason Haag | January 13th, 2015 | home news Read More >>

From ADL Team Member… Jeff Mills: Advanced Techniques in Avatar and 3D asset creation for Open Simulator and Second Life

Now that the age of mesh importation is a reality in the Second Life and Open Simulator virtual environments, the quest to find helpful techniques to utilize this ability can create a difficult and frustrating situation.


by Jason Haag | April 11th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

A Socratic Method Learning Experience

In the 1980s I taught in an education project called Project SEED which teaches algebra and calculus to elementary school students who are classified as both belonging to a minority and within a poverty-level demographic.


by Jason Haag | February 7th, 2012 | home news Read More >>



Help Shape xAPI Certification Research

In 2016, the ADL Initiative accelerated research and development efforts related to xAPI conformance testing.


by Jason Haag | November 14th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

History

ADL conducts research, development, test, and evaluation to provide learning science, specifications, guidance and best practices


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home history Read More >>

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HPIT

Hyper-Personalized Intelligent Tutor (HPIT) is an open source system that is able to detect non-cognitive factors


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa competencies & credentialing vr, games & sims hpit Read More >>

IHATS

The goal of the Integrating Human and Automated Tutoring (IHATS) project is to build models that predict which students will use human tutoring


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa performance tracking & analysis ihats Read More >>

Summary from I/ITSEC xAPI PlugFest 2014

I should say up front, that I had never heard of I/ITSEC prior to starting to work for ADL.


by Jason Haag | December 27th, 2014 | home news Read More >>

Implementing SGIQ-based Assessments in Virtual Environments

Colonel Goran Šimić, Director of the Serbian ADL Partnership Center and Head of the Center for Simulations and Distance Learning at the Serbian Ministry of Defense and Serbian Army, has written an article


by Jason Haag | May 26th, 2016 | home news Read More >>



Interview with the xAPI Spec Group Organizer

ADL's previous Community Manager, Craig Wiggins, caught up with ADL Senior Software Engineer and xAPI Spec Group organizer, Andy Johnson, to talk about what this release means.


by ADL Team Member | September 21st, 2016 | home uncategorized Read More >>

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Learning Registry

The Learning Registry (LR) is a new approach to capturing, connecting, and sharing data



LRS Test Suite Candidate Release

ADL is pleased to announce the candidate release of the _Experience API (xAPI) Learning Record Store (LRS) Test Suite.


by Jason Haag | November 30th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

Mars Game

This game is designed to engage high school students, effectively teach and assess their critical thinking



MathCraft

The objective of MathCraft is to build a Personalized Assistant for Learning that will increase a student’s knowledge by acting as a peer who needs help learning math.



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MIL-CRED

The Military Micro-Credentials (MIL-CRED) project aims at designing, developing, and testing a standardized micro-credential model


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa competencies & credentialing mil-cred Read More >>

MLDP

The Mobile Learning Decision Path (MLDP) is a tool for stakeholders who are considering a mobile learning development project.


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa mobile mldp Read More >>

Mobile eLearning is not mobile learning

In November 2002, Desmon Keegan published a book titled, 'The future of learning: From eLearning to mLearning'. The book was written as of part a research project to investigate the next generation of learning: the move from distance learning (dLearning) and electronic learning


by Jason Haag | November 6th, 2012 | home uncategorized Read More >>

Mobile Learning + ADL’s Experience API

Read about the powerful synergy represented by the combination of mobile learning and the Experience API


by Jason Haag | August 19th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

Mobile Learning for Training and Performance Support

Mobile learning should NOT be merely viewed as a replacement, an alternative, or as a new addition to existing training delivery methods. It should be thought of as a complementary way to augment or enhance all types of learning.


by Jason Haag | February 27th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

MoTIF

ADL’s MoTIF project explores new types of learning and design approaches that take advantage of the capabilities of the mobile


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa mobile motif Read More >>

New Zealand Welcomed into ADL Partnership Lab Network

It is with great pleasure that the ADL Initiative welcomes New Zealand as a new partner in the ADL Partnership Lab network.


by Jason Haag | August 18th, 2014 | home news Read More >>

xAPI Version 1.0.3 Released

You can find the newest version of the specification here on GitHub


by Jason Haag | September 21st, 2016 | home news Read More >>

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OSLM

The Open Social Learner Model (OSLM) leverages the power of open social learning modeling and adaptive navigation support in the context of the envisioned Personal Assistant for Learning system.



PALMs

The Perceptual Adaptive Learning Modules (PALMs) is a rapid authoring tool that makes it simple to create learning content


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa mobile palms Read More >>

Partners

The ADL Initiative is a US government program, reporting to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training


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PERLS

PERvasive Learning Systems (PERLS) is a personal learning system mobile application currently being developed to support the Personal Assistant for Learning vision


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa mobile perls Read More >>

Poland welcomed into ADL Partnership Lab network

It is with great pleasure that the ADL Initiative welcomes the country of Poland as a new partner in the ADL Partnership Lab network.


by Jason Haag | September 25th, 2012 | home news Read More >>

Policy and Governance

The ADL Initiative is a US government program, reporting to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training


by ADL Team Member | August 1st, 2016 | Read More >>

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Re-Usability Support System for eLearning (RUSSEL)

The Re-Usability Support System for eLearning (RUSSEL) is an open-source software project to manage and repurpose courses, documents and multimedia assets.


by Jason Haag | November 6th, 2012 | home news Read More >>

REAPER

Range Experience Acquisition Portal for Evaluation & Reporting (REAPER) is a great success story involving collecting data from live firing ranges using the Experience API


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home baa experience api reaper Read More >>

Report on Game Developers Conference 2014

Dr. Elaine Raybourn, ADL Next Generation Learner Team Lead, participated in a panel that addressed the question of `U.S. National Investments in the Future of Games?` at the 2014 Game Developers Conference


by Jason Haag | April 2nd, 2014 | home news Read More >>

ADL Research

ADL conducts research, development, test, and evaluation to provide learning science, specifications, guidance and best practices


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home research Read More >>

Resources available from June 2014 xAPI Workshop & Bootcamp in Orlando

Thirty participants from the Orlando area attended the 17 June session, billed as an introductory workshop for those interested in the xAPI, but who might not have in-depth knowledge of what it is or what it can do.


by Jason Haag | July 8th, 2014 | home news Read More >>

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RUSSEL

The Re-Usability Support System for E-Learning (RUSSEL)


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | baa content, reuse & discovery Read More >>

SAVE

Semantically Enabled Automated Assessment in Virtual Environments (SAVE) provides a framework for learning procedural skills




by Jason Haag | September 30th, 2014 | home news Read More >>

SCORM+xAPI Roadmap Release and Resources

Many organizations already have large investments in Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM), including software, training assets, and developer experience.


by Jason Haag | February 17th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

Serbia Welcomed into ADL Partnership Lab Network

It is with great pleasure that the ADL Initiative welcomes the country of Serbia as a new partner in the ADL Partnership Lab network.


by Jason Haag | April 3rd, 2014 | home news Read More >>

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Team

ADL conducts research, development, test, and evaluation to provide learning science, specifications, guidance and best practices


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home team Read More >>

The Choosing Series

ADL’s “Choosing…” series comprises three papers, each on an important learning technology product: learning management systems (LMSs), learning record stores (LRSs), and authoring tools.


by ADL Team | November 8th, 2016 | home baa the choosing series Read More >>

The cognition of gameplay

Members of the ADL Next Generation Learner Team are currently studying how video games can be leveraged for learning and understanding cognitive capabilities.


by Jason Haag | December 19th, 2012 | home uncategorized Read More >>

The Mobile Learning Decision Path (MLDP)

New Job Aid Available for Instructional Designers: The Mobile Learning Decision Path (MLDP)


by Jason Haag | June 12th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

U.S. Hosts NATO Training Group IT&ED Autumn 2016 Meeting

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Training Group (NTG) meeting on Individual Training and Education Developments (IT&ED) was hosted by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense


by Jason Haag | October 17th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

The Road Ahead for Experience API

As the buzz continues to build for Experience API ('Tin Can'), a question I've been asked a lot lately is 'What happens next?' My answer is pretty straightforward and simple, though I wouldn't say it's easy


by Jason Haag | December 19th, 2012 | home uncategorized Read More >>

The Road to the Experience API V1.0 release

This is a historic milestone for ADL and the learning technology community for a variety of reasons.


by Jason Haag | March 25th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

Total Learning Architecture

Broadly defined, the Experience API (xAPI) lets applications share data about human performance


by ADL Team | July 27th, 2016 | home total learning architecture Read More >>

Using xAPI? Need Help Choosing an LRS?

The Experience API is an open source specification that allows you to track any experience (i.e., formal, informal, or operational)


by Jason Haag | January 28th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

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Web Hooks for ADL’s Open Source LRS

If you have built any client reporting applications powered by Experience API statements, you know the workflow consists of the client first pulling statements from a Learning Record Store


by Jason Haag | January 14th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

Webinar: Privacy for the Total Learning Architecture (TLA)

Webinar: Privacy for the Total Learning Architecture (TLA)


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xAPI Adopters

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xAPI Design is Our Next Big Thing

For the last year, almost a hundred people internationally have contributed to the specification for Experience API. Lots of people talked about it, but these guys put it into being.


by Jason Haag | July 8th, 2013 | home uncategorized Read More >>

xAPI development plans for 2014

With 2014 rung in and winter break at an end, we at ADL want to start the new year out right. During 2013, several milestones were achieved for the Experience API (xAPI), and our goal is to make 2014 even better.


by Jason Haag | January 14th, 2014 | home news Read More >>

xAPI Research & Future Requirements

xAPI Conformance Research & Future Requirements


by ADL | July 25, 2017 | home news Read More >>

xAPI Learning Record Store Test Suite and Adopter Registry Released

ADL recently collaborated with researchers from the e-learning group, Complutense University of Madrid (Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence)


by Jonathan Poltrack | April 6th, 2017 | home news Read More >>

xAPI Profiles Working Group Kickoff Meeting Announcement

In 2016, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative accelerated research and development efforts related to Experience API (xAPI) conformance requirements and certification.


by Jason Haag | March 12th, 2017 | home news Read More >>

xAPI Vocabulary Companion Specification Announced

The Experience API (xAPI), an open source API and technical specification developed under the ADL Initiative, provides a powerful way to store and retrieve data about learning activities of users or groups of users.


by Jason Haag | March 2nd, 2016 | home news Read More >>

xAPI: A Year In Review

Every day the community and buzz around the Experience API continues to grow larger, stronger, and for good reasons.


by ADL | December 27th, 2016 | home news Read More >>

Canada

The Canada ADL Partnership Center was formed in 2003 and is located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada



Finland

The Canada ADL Partnership Center was formed in 2003 and is located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada



ADL Initiative

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



Arizona State University

The Arizona State University (ASU) ADL Partnership Lab is located in the Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning



Korea

Located in Seoul, Korea, the Korea ADL Partnership Center (KAP), was founded in 2007 by an agreement between the U.S. Office



Latin America and Caribbean Regions

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



University of Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin ADL Partnership Lab was founded in 2000 to serve as an independent node of the ADL Initiative



NATO ACT

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



New Zealand

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



Norway

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



Poland

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



Serbia

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



Romania

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



United Kingdom

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



University of Memphis

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)

ADL’s contract vehicle for collaboration with external vendors.



DADLAC

In 1997, in the earliest days of ADL, DoD established the Total Force Advanced Distributed Learning Action Team,


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home collaboration dadlac Read More >>

International Collaboration

The 1999 ADL Strategic Plan highlighted the relevance of ADL for international militaries



Global Partnership Network

The ADL Global Partnership Network brings together national and international government agencies




by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home collaboration communities of practice Read More >>

Mobile Learning

The effective use of mobile technology brings us closer to personalized learning more than ever before, resulting in offering the right learning resources, training, and performance aids to the right person at the right time and place.


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home research mobile learning Read More >>

xAPI

Broadly defined, the Experience API (xAPI) lets applications share data about human performance


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home research performance tracking & analysis xapi Read More >>

SCORM 2004 (3rd Edition)

ADL has developed a course which explains special considerations about acquiring or procuring distributed learning systems and content that must conform with SCORM


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home research scorm 2004 (3rd edition) Read More >>

SCORM 1.2

During the transition from computer-based training (CBT) on compact discs (CDs) to e-learning on the web one of the major challenges with the content delivery was interoperability of the content.


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home research scorm 1.2 Read More >>

SCORM Acquisition Guidance

ADL has developed a course which explains special considerations about acquiring or procuring distributed learning systems


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home research scorm acquisition guidance Read More >>

SCORM 2004 (4th Edition)

After release of the 3rd Edition, new issues and feature requirements were reported by members of the ADL Community.


by ADL Team Member | October 23rd, 2015 | home research scorm 2004 (4th edition) Read More >>

SCORM: Certification, Conformance, and Adoption

During the transition from computer-based training (CBT) on compact discs (CDs) to e-learning on the web one of the major challenges with the content delivery was interoperability of the content.



Virtual World Sandbox

The Virtual World (VW) Sandbox is the perfect tool for anyone creating a game or simulation.



Amanda Bond iFest Presentation

Amanda Bond's Presentation at iFest 2017


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Angela Gotch iFest Presentation

Angela Gotch's Presentation at iFest 2017


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Avron Barr

Avron Barr's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest avron barr Read More >>

Aaron Gauthier iFest Presentation

Aaron Gauthier's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest aaron gauthier Read More >>

Arianne Miller iFest Presentation

Arianne Miller's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest arianne miller Read More >>

Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson's at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest andy johnson Read More >>

Andrew Hampton iFest Presentation

Andrew Hampton's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest andrew hampton Read More >>

Aaron Schumacher iFest Presentation

Aaron Schumacher's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest aaron schumacher Read More >>

Aaron E. Silvers iFest Presentation

Aaron E. Silvers's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest aaron e. silvers Read More >>

Brian Moon iFest Presentation

Brian Moon's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest brian moon Read More >>

Chris Boring iFest Presentation

Chris Boring's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest chris boring Read More >>

Dale Carpenter iFest Presentation

Dale Carpenter's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dale carpenter Read More >>

Cathy Downes iFest Presentation

Cathy Downes's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest cathy downes Read More >>

CAPT David Herschel iFest Presentation

CAPT David Herschel's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest capt david herschel Read More >>

Dean Pianta Presentation

Dean Pianta's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dean pianta Read More >>

Daniel Serfaty iFest Presentation

Daniel Serfaty's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest daniel serfaty Read More >>

Dean Reed iFest Presentation

Dean Reed's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dean reed Read More >>

Duncan Welder iFest Presentation

Duncan Welder's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest duncan welder Read More >>

Elliot Robson iFest Presentation

Elliot Robson's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest elliot robson Read More >>

Eric Shepherd iFest Presentation

Eric Shepherd's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest eric shepherd Read More >>

Elliot Robson iFest Presentation

Elliot Robson's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest elliot robson Read More >>

CDR Henry Phillips iFest Presentation

CDR Henry Phillips' Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest cdr henry phillips Read More >>

Robert “Gene” Cowherd iFest Presentation

Robert “Gene” Cowherd's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest robert “gene” cowherd Read More >>


by ADL Team | July 25, 2017 | home events ifest Read More >>

James Belanich

James Belanich's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest james belanich Read More >>

Jerome S. Bresee iFest Presentation

Jerome S. Bresee's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest jerome s. bresee Read More >>

Jason Haag iFest

Jason Haag's at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest jason haag Read More >>

Jeanne Kitchens iFest Presentation

Jeanne Kitchens's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest jeanne kitchens Read More >>

Dr. Jeremiah T. Folsom-Kovarik iFest Presentation

Dr. Jeremiah T. Folsom-Kovarik's Presentation at iFest 2017



James Lower iFest Presentation

James Lower's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest james lower Read More >>

Joshua Marks iFest Presentation

Joshua Marks's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest joshua marks Read More >>

Rear Admiral James A. Robb

Rear Admiral James A. Robb's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest rear admiral james a. robb Read More >>

Dr. Jennifer Vogel-Walcutt

Dr. Jennifer Vogel-Walcutt's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dr. jennifer vogel-walcutt Read More >>

Jonathan Poltrack iFest Workshop

Jonathan Poltrack's Workshop at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest jonathan poltrack Read More >>

Dr. Keith R. Beurskens iFest Presentation

Dr. Keith R. Beurskens's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dr. keith r. beurskens Read More >>

Kara L. Orvis, PhD iFest Presentation

Kara L. Orvis, PhD's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest kara l. orvis, phd Read More >>

Krista Ratwani iFest Presentation

Krista Ratwani's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest krista ratwani Read More >>

Krista Ratwani iFest Presentation

Krista Ratwani's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest krista ratwani Read More >>

Kelly Schneider iFest Presentation

Kelly Schneider's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest kelly schneider Read More >>

Kim Peretti Industry Keynote

Kim Peretti's Keynote at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest kim peretti Read More >>

Dr. Kendy Vierling iFest Presentation

Dr. Kendy Vierling's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dr. kendy vierling Read More >>

Linda Summerlin iFest Presentation

Linda Summerlin's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest linda summerlin Read More >>

Mike Rustici iFest Presentation

Mike Rustici's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest mike rustici Read More >>

Michael D. Sessa

Michael D. Sessa's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest michael d. sessa Read More >>

Mike Smith iFest Presentation

Mike Smith's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest mike smith Read More >>

Michael Freed iFest Presentation

Michael Freed's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest michael freed Read More >>

Nick Washburn iFest Presentation

Nick Washburn's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest nick washburn Read More >>

Robert N. Hatton iFest Presentation

Robert N. Hatton's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest robert n. hatton Read More >>

Robby Robson

Robby Robson's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest robby robson Read More >>

Rosalyn P. Scott, MD, MSHA

Rosalyn P. Scott, MD, MSHA's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest rosalyn p. scott, md, msha Read More >>

Stephen E. Fancsali, Ph.D. iFest Presentation

Stephen E. Fancsali, Ph.D.'s Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest stephen e. fancsali, ph.d. Read More >>

Scott Kozak

Scott Kozak's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest scott kozak Read More >>

Scott Kozak

Scott Kozak's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest scott kozak Read More >>

Scott Kozak

Scott Kozak's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest scott kozak Read More >>

Dr. Scott M. Martin iFest Presentation

Dr. Scott M. Martin's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dr. scott m. martin Read More >>

Shelly Blake-Plock & Margaret Roth iFest Presentation

Shelly Blake-Plock & Margaret Roth's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest shelly blake-plock Read More >>

Tom Creighton iFest Workshop

Tom Creighton's Workshop at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest tom creighton Read More >>

Dr. Sae Schatz

Dr. Sae Schatz's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dr. sae schatz Read More >>

Major General Thomas Deale

Major General Thomas Deale's Keynote at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest major general thomas deale Read More >>

Tim Martin iFest Presentation

Tim Martin's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest tim martin Read More >>

TJ Seabrooks iFest Presentation

TJ Seabrooks's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest tj seabrooks Read More >>

TJ Seabrooks iFest Presentation

TJ Seabrooks's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest tj seabrooks Read More >>

Wayne Gafford

Wayne Gafford's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest wayne gafford Read More >>

Dr. Wes Naylor iFest Presentation

Dr. Wes Naylor's Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest dr. wes naylor Read More >>

Xiangen Hu, Ph.D. iFest Presentation

Xiangen Hu, Ph.D.'s Presentation at iFest 2017


by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home events ifest xiangen hu, ph.d. Read More >>













xAPI Architecture Overview

The xAPI was influenced by guidelines from the REST software architecture style.



xAPI Background & History

In the 1990s the growth of the Internet and World Wide Web forced an evolution of computer-based training (CBT) in positive, but disruptive ways



xAPI Technical Specifications

The xAPI is both a learning-technology specification and a suite of web-service APIs that support a simple object-based model for describing




by ADL Team | August 1st, 2016 | home Read More >>

SCORM 2004 (3rd Edition) Conformance Test Suite

A new version of the SCORM 2004 3rd Edition Conformance Test Suite has been released