CMI-5 Sandstone Pre-Release Working Group, April 15-16

25 Mar 2015

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. The meeting will take place at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Co-Lab. ADL has recently inherited CMI-5 and the other work formerly done by AICC (Aviation Industry CBT Committee) and fully supports the direction of this profile of xAPI. During this summit, the profile wi

NEW! Find Careers at ADL!

6 Mar 2015

ADL is pleased to announce several job openings at both our Orlando, FL and Alexandria, VA co-laboratories. More information on vacancies for a Systems Engineer III and two Software Engineer II positions can be found in the new "Jobs" section of the ADL website: Spread the word and consider applying!

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

13 Jan 2015

UPDATE: The xAPI Design Cohort Season 3 Kickoff Meeting was great! Thank you to all who attended. To register for the xAPI Design Cohort, please complete the following form before Thursday, February 5, 2015: [embed][/embed] ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I think I can spe

Newly Updated

Choosing Authoring Tools

12 Jan 2015

The purpose of this white paper is to help those involved in the process of choosing authoring tools to make an informed decision. The paper presents a range of considerations for choosing tools, whether as an enterprise-wide acquisition or a single user purchase, and includes a sampling of current tools categorized according to the kind of product they are intended to produce.

From ADL Team Member… Craig Wiggins: Summary from I/ITSEC xAPI PlugFest 2014

12 Dec 2014

Looking for resources from the xAPI PlugFest at I/ITSEC 2014? Find them here: I should say, upfront, that I had never heard of I/ITSEC prior to starting to work for ADL. I’ve been an instructional designer and developer for some time and have checked a few of the major conferences off of my “must see” list. Still, those didn’t prepare me for the sheer size of this event.

Newly Updated

Experience API Specification Version 1.0.1

9 Dec 2014

The 1.0.1 version of the Experience API Specification in pdf format, released on 1 October 2013.

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xAPI Conformance Testing Group Kickoff

9 Dec 2014

New Resource

Learning Science Report - Science of Learning, Retention, & Sustainment Training

2 Dec 2014

Newly Updated

SCORM 2004 3rd Edition Conformance Test Suite

1 Dec 2014

A new version of the SCORM 2004 3rd Edition Conformance Test Suite has been released to support the current Army standard configuration – Windows 7, Java 7 and IE 11. These changes allow organizations to test SCORM content within a more modern set of software. This version is only an update to the content package, SCO, and manifest utility tests, and does not include the LMS test. Exe File Zip File

ADL Announces 2014 Learning App Challenge Winners!

2 Oct 2014

Earlier 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 by manipulating tasks, simulations, or situations that require students to critically evaluate what they are learning. The intent was to help students discover, under