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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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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

The work on the xAPI has continued since Version 1.0.0 was released in April 2013. In the months since the initial release, the community has identified a number of non-breaking changes that make the specification clearer. As a result, as...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

ADL Initiative's mobile learning survey report is now available! The report is full of valuable information and insights to help us with the needs assessment and the next phases of the MoTIF project. It also has some interesting findings for...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

ADL Initiative was honored at the 2013 Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo where it received a Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Magazine. The Learning! 100 awards recognize organizations for their outstanding learning and development programs, learning culture and performance. ADL...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

A recent study by ADL with Sheppard Air Force Base has shown that a video game having specific design features (i.e., implicit rules, implicit rule changes, dynamic shifting environments, open endedness, and implicit feedback) can enhance specific cognitive capabilities after...

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What is RUSSEL? The Re-Usability Support System for eLearning (RUSSEL) is an open-source software project to manage and repurpose courses, documents and multimedia assets. It will make content more useful through a rich metadata environment with ratings, analytics and comments...

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The Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee (AICC) and the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative have agreed to collaborate to improve and solidify the Experience API (formerly referred to as "Tin Can"), ensuring its viability for the aviation industry and other communities...

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It is with great pleasure that the ADL Initiative welcomes the country of Poland as a new partner in the ADL Partnership Lab network. Representatives from the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) and the country of Poland officially signed...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

Implications for Group Learning with Intelligent Tutoring Systems In the 1980s I taught in an education project called Project SEED which teaches algebra and calculus to elementary school students who are classified as both belonging to a minority and within...

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ADL Initiative News Article artwork

Facebook's new "Graph Search" technology allows queries into the "Social Graph" such as, "Which of my friends like road biking, live in Pittsburgh, and like 'Bianchi' (a bicycle brand with a loyal following)?" By looking at the questions we need...

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