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ADL Initiative Announces New Director Laura Milham, Ph.D.

ADL Announces New Director

The ADL Initiative welcomes Dr. Laura Milham as Director of the program. Dr. Milham is a DoD civilian and an applied human-systems scientist, focusing on individual and team training and assessment. Please join us in welcoming her to the community!

The DADLAC 2021 Annual Report is now available

2021 DADLAC Annual Report

Check out the Defense ADL Advisory Committee (DADLAC) 2021 Annual Report. It highlights the distributed learning community’s activities in 2021, along with important policies and plans to build the future learning ecosystem.

Total Learning Architecture “How-To” Guide

Ready for an interoperable data architecture for your e-learning systems? This guide shows how to connect learning technologies to the TLA Reference Implementation, or establish your own sandbox to integrate and test against TLA data interoperability standards.

ADL Global Partnership Network Meeting

Global Partnership Network Meeting in 2021

The ADL Global Partnership Network continued to foster international relationships and facilitate ongoing collaboration by hosting its in person Annual Interim Directors Meeting on November 28th 2021 in Orlando, FL. Learn more about the ADL Global Network.

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative is a government program reporting to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. This video provides a brief overview of the purpose, reach, and effect of the ADL Initiative on the DoD community and beyond.

Overview Video

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative is a government program reporting to the Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) under the Director, DHRA. This video provides a brief overview of the purpose, reach, and effect of the ADL Initiative on the DoD community and beyond.

IDTEAM Webinar

The ADL Initiative Netherland Partners hosted a webinar that featured members of the Royal Netherlands Aerospace Center as they explored the Integrated Digital Training Environment for Aircraft Maintenance.

iFEST 2022 Highlights Partnerships

More than 360 attendees focused on the importance of partnerships in building the DoD’s new learning ecosystem.

Check Out Technical Resources

The ADL Initiative produces research-based reports, technical specifications, how-to guides, software prototypes, and policy guidance.

Did You Know?

At this year’s I/ITSEC conference in Orlando, members of the ADL Initiative team will be presenting three papers: DoD Learning Enclave: Realizing the Defense-wide Learning Ecosystem (Tues, 29 Nov 1500), An Empirical Evaluation of the PERvasive Learning System (PERLS): Perceptions of Impact (Wed 30 Nov 1500), and Technology is the Easy Part: Transforming Business Processes for Interoperability (Thurs, 1 Dec 1130). Learn more about I/ITSEC.

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