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Speaker: Andy Johnson, SETA Contractor Webinar: xAPI How To Working with the Vocabulary Server and Creating Profiles Have you been asked to implement xAPI in your community? Is it your job to collect data about the wide range of experiences...

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Date 8/26/2019 - 8/28/2019 Location Alexandria Hilton Mark Center 5000 Seminary Road Alexandria, Virginia 22311 Tel: 703-845-1010 Theme The National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA), in collaboration with the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, is excited to announce iFEST 2019...

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Event Passed iFEST 2018 and the accompanying Hackathon happened August 26 – August 29, 2018. Stay tuned for the iFEST 2019 save the date. In the meantime, check out the presentations, photos, and other materials from the event below. Visit...

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Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting 3-4 April 2018 Alexandria, VA The ADL Initiative hosted its annual Principal Investigator Meeting comprised of 70+ participants, including Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) project performers and relevant government stakeholders. The event was a unique opportunity for...

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In one of the first examples of its kind, VIKING 18 exercise organizers have built Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) capabilities into a largescale, multinational collective training event. VIKING 18 is a 10-day civil-military exercise, held April 2018 in Sweden, and...

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Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting | 3-4 April 2018 | Alexandria, VA The ADL Initiative will host its annual Principal Investigator (PI) meeting for its R&D performers and interested government stakeholders. Over two days, PIs will provide overviews of their respective...

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The Personalized eBook for Learning (PeBL) project is a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) contract aimed at advancing one of our top-level goals: Distributed Learning (DL) Modernization. The PeBL ebook is a research and development (R&D) reference implementation or “example” that...

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The end of the year is a time to reflect on achievements and to set new goals for the coming year. The ADL Initiative has many reasons to celebrate its 2017 accomplishments and to expect ongoing success in 2018. 2017...

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In November 2017, the ADL Initiative welcomed the Swedish Partnership Center as the newest member of the ADL Global Partnership Network. Senior leaders from the US Department of Defense and the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) conducted a signing ceremony at...

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During the past year, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative accelerated research and development efforts related to Experience API (xAPI) conformance requirements and certification. The xAPI community was engaged in the research effort, and as a result it led to...

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Title: User-Tailored Privacy for TLA (Parts I & II) Dates: Part I – Wednesday, 14 NOV Part II – Wednesday, 21 NOV Time: Parts I & II – 1100-1200 EST Speaker: Bart Knijnenburg If you are developing a user-facing information...

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Presenter: Bart Knijnenburg, Professor at Clemson University The Total Learning Architecture (TLA) is envisioned to rely on ubiquitous data collection and advanced user modeling techniques to provide users with personalized and pervasive learning interventions. However, with so much personal data...

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This week, the ADL Initiative announces the public release of the Experience Application Programming Interface (xAPI) Learning Record Store (LRS) Test Suite and associated Adopter Registry. LRS Test Suite An LRS is a server (i.e. system capable of receiving and...

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In 2016, the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative accelerated research and development efforts related to Experience API (xAPI) conformance requirements and certification. The first phase of work resulted in the community-driven Conformance Requirements for Learning Record Stores(LRS) and the corresponding...

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Every day the community and buzz around the Experience API continues to grow larger, stronger, and for good reasons. We are doing incredible work together! The adoption of xAPI has increased significantly this year. While we don't have the exact...

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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. Those interested in the fields of modeling and simulation (M&S), training, education, analysis, and related disciplines attend this...

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ADL Initiative recently collaborated with researchers from the e-learning group, Complutense University of Madrid (Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence) on their H2020 RAGE research project to create a serious games profile for the Experience API (xAPI) specification. The profile...

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ADL Initiative is pleased to announce the candidate release of the Experience API (xAPI) Learning Record Store (LRS) Test Suite. As you know, LRS is part of the xAPI specification; it’s the data warehouse that receives, stores, and provides access...

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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.  To address this at ADL Initiative, we strongly emphasize outreach, that is communicating early and often with end-users, fostering collaboration networks, and...

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Help Shape xAPI Certification Research In 2016, the ADL Initiative accelerated research and development efforts related to xAPI conformance testing. The first phase of work resulted in the community-driven Conformance Requirements for Learning Record Stores (LRS) and corresponding LRS Test...

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