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The Special Warfare Education Group (Airborne) (SWEG(A)) hosted the ADL Initiative’s 2018 Total Learning Architecture (TLA) Test and Demonstration event at their facility in Fort Bragg, NC, 14–17 August 2018. This event marked the second empirical trial of a TLA...

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Over 280 attendees, from the public and private sectors, participated in the three-day Federal e-Learning Science and Technology symposium focused on innovation, instruction and implementation (iFEST) this 27-29 August in Alexandria, Virginia. Headlining the program were C. Fred Drummond, Deputy...

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2018 Learning Award

The eighth annual eLearning 100 Awards ceremony honors top global learning organizations for innovation, collaboration, and performance. 40 public-sector and 60 private-sector organizations are chosen based on three factors: Collaborative Strategies' Collaboration Index, Darden School's Learning Culture Index, and overall...

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2018 Learning Award

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Speakers: NPS Workforce Learning and Development- Common Learning Portal Team: Dale Carpenter (Program Manager), Ryan Jennings (IT Web Products Manager), Rebecca Wyatt (Production Manager/Trainer), Molly Russell (Learning Communities Manager) Webinar: US National Park Service (NPS) Common Learning Portal event What...

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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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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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