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Anthony Altieri’s custom, limited edition Odroid learning record store – showcased at xAPI Bootcamp 2015. The past ADL Initiative has run Experience API (xAPI) Design Cohorts for the past three years. The xAPI Design Cohorts were virtually collaborative experiences—chances for...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

How they differ, how they are similar, and how organizations may use them 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....

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

ADL Initiative is returning from a busy and very successful week at I/ITSEC in Orlando, FL. Buzz was all around ADL Initiative as Dr. Sae Schatz kicked off the week winning best tutorial award for “Elevate your Instruction: Practical Tactics...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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. Dr. Schatz is widely respected in the distributed learning community for her work in learning...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

Jonathan Poltrack accepted the Learning! 100 Award for 'Area of Excellence: Collaboration' on behalf of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative at the Enterprise Learning! Conference in Manassas, VA, which ran from 8–10 June. ADL Initiative received this award in...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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)...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

I think I can speak for all of ADL Initiative 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. We’re...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

I should say up front, that I had never heard of I/ITSEC prior to starting to work for ADL Initiative.  I've been an instructional designer and developer for some time and have checked a few of the major conferences off...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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.  The event spanned two days and many leaders from...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

A lot of the "ADL buzz" of the last couple years has been around the Experience API (xAPI). While there is a lot to be excited about, making process, infrastructure, and cultural changes takes time and stability. We realize not...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

ADL Initiative'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 through literature reviews, focus groups, and survey data to inform and direct the next...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

It is with great pleasure that the ADL Initiative welcomes New Zealand as a new partner in the ADL Partnership Network. Lee Graham, Team Leader of the Training Technology Unit at the New Zealand Defence College, will serve as the...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

During 17-19 June, the ADL Initiative hosted two learning events about the Experience API (xAPI) at the Orlando Co-Lab. WORKSHOP Thirty participants from the Orlando area attended the 17 June session, billed as an introductory workshop for those interested in...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

It is with great pleasure that the ADL Initiative welcomes the country of Serbia as a new partner in the ADL Partnership Network. Representatives from the Office of Secretary of Defense and the country of Serbia completed signing the Memorandum...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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 (GDC). This year the GDC, held during March...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

With 2014 rung in and winter break at an end, we at ADL Initiative 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...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

The Learning Registry contains thousands of metadata and paradata records describing educational resources available on the Internet. These records came from many different contributors using different schemas. How can this collection of data be harnessed to create new applications? ADL...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

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 approaching $600 billion by 2016. While still in its infancy, mobile AR is starting to drive innovation...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

As we wrote about in our last blog post, ADL Initiative's Next-Generation Learner Team has been performing a cognitive task analysis (CTA) on the gameplay and design of Portal 2, a puzzle/logic game developed by Valve Software. Portal 2 had...

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