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ADL - Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative

ADL - Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative improves learning and training through innovative The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative focuses on innovating the way we learn and train individuals in the military, industry and academia.

ADL conducts research and development efforts that are focused on principled learning sciences and technologies. It provides technical implementation guidance and develops open-source/government-owned standards and software. The ADL community is comprised of government, individuals, organizations, international partners, and industry providers/team members - all focused on innovating learning. ADL

ADL conducts research and development efforts that are focused on principled learning sciences and technologies. It provides technical implementation guidance and develops open-source/government-owned standards and software. The ADL community is comprised of government, individuals, organizations, international partners, and industry providers/team members - all focused on innovating learning. ADL

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The ADL Initiative is excited to announce TLA PlugFest – a free event to learn more about the TLA, test TLA-compliant ap...
04/11/2022

The ADL Initiative is excited to announce TLA PlugFest – a free event to learn more about the TLA, test TLA-compliant applications, and plan for DoD learning modernization. Join us 22-23 June 2022 in Alexandria, VA. Space is limited, so register your interest today: https://bit.ly/360UjxO

Keep up with the latest news on the event at https://adlnet.gov/events/20220622-TLA-Plugfest/.

The last time we met in person for iFEST was 2019. Since then, we've expanded iFEST attendance by more than 50%. If you'...
04/06/2022
iFEST 2022

The last time we met in person for iFEST was 2019. Since then, we've expanded iFEST attendance by more than 50%. If you're new to the community or have only experienced iFEST online, sign up to meet us in Alexandria, VA from 16-18 August. iFEST is shaping up to be another great opportunity for the distributed learning community to Partner and Prevail! www.ADLiFEST.com

iFEST 2022

Compared to 2021, we've received 25% more idea submissions for iFEST 2022! Most submissions came from professionals in a...
03/31/2022
iFEST 2022

Compared to 2021, we've received 25% more idea submissions for iFEST 2022! Most submissions came from professionals in academia and the most popular topic for submissions was Learning Technology. We’re looking forward to seeing your ideas come to life in the form of presentations, posters, tutorials, activities, and so much more! Join us 16-18 August.

iFEST 2022

Registration for iFEST 2022 will open on 13 April. Join us in Alexandria, VA for the premier conference on Distributed L...
03/28/2022
iFEST 2022

Registration for iFEST 2022 will open on 13 April. Join us in Alexandria, VA for the premier conference on Distributed Learning. Details on the agenda, registration, exhibits, and sponsorships will be shared on www.ADLiFEST.com. Stay tuned!

iFEST 2022

Is the Enterprise Learner Record Working Group right for you? Join the meeting tomorrow to discuss the data model of var...
03/23/2022

Is the Enterprise Learner Record Working Group right for you? Join the meeting tomorrow to discuss the data model of various data objects used in the standard and the transfer methods and application programming interface (API) between services. Visit https://buff.ly/3ixebLQ to learn more. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 1600 ET.

03/21/2022
iFEST 2022 - Join the Conversation

Today's the day! Submit your iFEST idea before midnight to be considered for this year's event. Still working out some of the finer details? Don't sweat it – idea submissions are limited to 300 words max, so submit your idea for a presentation, tutorial, activity, or poster now!

Visit the submission site: https://lnkd.in/dFuntKKP

03/17/2022
iFEST 2022 - Join the Conversation

Calling all Distributed Learning fans! Submit your ideas for iFEST by 21 March. We're looking for innovative ideas that align with the five topic areas and theme for 2022, "New Paradigm of Learning: Partner and Prevail."

Submit: https://bit.ly/3oEN7NR
#ADLiFEST

Want to make a real impact on the distributed learning community? We can connect you with working groups that establish ...
03/15/2022

Want to make a real impact on the distributed learning community? We can connect you with working groups that establish specifications and procedures designed to maximize the reliability of the materials, products, methods, and/or services people use every day.

Check out these working groups and join today:

Enterprise Learner Record (https://bit.ly/3vg8JnR)
Meets twice a month at 1600 ET (U.S.), 2nd and 4th Thursday

xAPI Cybersecurity (https://bit.ly/35jmcR3)
Meets monthly at 1430 ET (U.S.), 1st Tuesday

xAPI Profiles - Updates and Enhancements (https://bit.ly/3wbEH5u)
Meets twice a month at 1600 ET (U.S.), 2nd and 4th Tuesday

See more at www.ADLnet.gov/research/working-groups

Looking for another reason to share your ideas at iFEST 2022? This year, presenters will have the opportunity to be publ...
03/08/2022

Looking for another reason to share your ideas at iFEST 2022? This year, presenters will have the opportunity to be published in a special-issue journal. The journal will focus on iFEST presentations and include papers that describe the current state of the art and best practices for distributed learning. Visit the Call for Ideas submission site for more: https://buff.ly/3sPMYtE

Do you have application-based ideas for 2022? The ADL Initiative invites you to submit an idea for #ADLiFEST before 21 M...
03/07/2022

Do you have application-based ideas for 2022? The ADL Initiative invites you to submit an idea for #ADLiFEST before 21 March. iFEST will include sessions specifically geared toward professionals who are involved in leveraging technology and instructional media for digital education and training. Share the link to the Call with your colleagues with application-based ideas! https://buff.ly/3IP8Wm0

Resilience was the theme for 2021! Despite a host of pandemic-driven disruptions, the ADL Initiative was able to apply i...
03/02/2022
2021 Year in Review

Resilience was the theme for 2021! Despite a host of pandemic-driven disruptions, the ADL Initiative was able to apply innovative technology-driven strategies across its portfolio of projects. Check out the article for more about the DoD's focus on big data and interoperability, Enterprise Digital Learning Modernization (EDLM), standards and specifications, partnerships, and more!

View the Year in Review article here:

A summary of key 2021 ADL Initiative accomplishments.

🗣️ Do we have your attention? Submit your idea to create an engaging Activity for iFEST 2022. Activities are 45 minutes,...
02/28/2022

🗣️ Do we have your attention? Submit your idea to create an engaging Activity for iFEST 2022. Activities are 45 minutes, moderated, interactive, and guided. Example activities include:

1. Challenge Workshop - A current challenge confronting the community is presented to a group for discussion with the goal of developing strategies to meet the challenge.
2. Learning by Doing Breakout - A new or novel task or technology is demonstrated, followed by coaching so the group may perform the task or use the technology.
3. Deep Dive Collaboration - A topic is presented for detailed discussion to identify areas of the topic that would benefit from follow-up collaborative relationships after the conference.

Visit the Call for Ideas submission site for more: https://buff.ly/3poFVWu

Is your iFEST idea best communicated visually? Submit your idea for a poster in 300 words or less. Accepted posters at i...
02/25/2022

Is your iFEST idea best communicated visually? Submit your idea for a poster in 300 words or less. Accepted posters at iFEST compete for two People's Choice Awards: Best Design and Best Narrative. Submit by 21 March: https://buff.ly/3t993lY #ADLiFEST

Is your iFEST idea best shared through a hands-on approach? Submit your idea for a tutorial at iFEST! Tutorials are 45 m...
02/24/2022

Is your iFEST idea best shared through a hands-on approach? Submit your idea for a tutorial at iFEST! Tutorials are 45 minutes in length (including Q&A) and “How To” in nature. Submit by 21 March. See more details about the event, the Call for Ideas, and the topics we'll be exploring at iFEST here: https://buff.ly/3Ijx9AN

Thinking about presenting at iFEST? Presentations are typically 15 minutes long, including 5 minutes of Q&A. Need inspir...
02/23/2022
iFEST 2021

Thinking about presenting at iFEST? Presentations are typically 15 minutes long, including 5 minutes of Q&A. Need inspiration? Log into last year's virtual event platform and see what our presenters shared in 2021: https://bit.ly/3BJ0thw

Visit www.ADLiFEST.com to see the guidelines for the Call for Ideas and submit yours!

iFEST 2021

Thinking of presenting at iFEST 2022? Share your pioneering ideas as presentations, activities, tutorials, and posters. ...
02/18/2022

Thinking of presenting at iFEST 2022? Share your pioneering ideas as presentations, activities, tutorials, and posters. Help us create an enriching community experience and share your latest challenges and innovations in the Distributed Learning field. Visit the iFEST Call for Ideas submission site for more information: https://buff.ly/3JF1b20

Each year, we invite the distributed learning community to help us shape the future of learning by presenting at iFEST. ...
02/11/2022

Each year, we invite the distributed learning community to help us shape the future of learning by presenting at iFEST. Submit your idea before 21 March for the chance to be included in this year's event! Check out the Call for Ideas for more info. https://buff.ly/33gptQz #ADLiFEST.

In case you missed it, we're planning a TLA PlugFest! Click the link below to participate in the poll and tell us which ...
02/10/2022

In case you missed it, we're planning a TLA PlugFest! Click the link below to participate in the poll and tell us which topics are most important to you.

You're invited! The ADL Initiative is going to host a TLA PlugFest in Spring 2022.

Tell us which topics you'd like to see addressed at the event and we'll keep you in the loop! Examples include Experience Tracking (xAPI), SCORM Migration (cmi5), Competency-Based Learning (CaSS), Learning Metadata, Learner Records / Learner Profiles, DATASIM, or tell us your own idea! 🔌 🤓

Participate in the survey here: https://bit.ly/3tfDjNK

Still brainstorming what you could submit for the #ADLiFEST Call for Ideas? We're looking for presentations, tutorials, ...
02/09/2022

Still brainstorming what you could submit for the #ADLiFEST Call for Ideas? We're looking for presentations, tutorials, digital posters, and activities. See the submission website for more information about each format type and topic area: https://buff.ly/3Jgq5F3. Call closes 21 March 2022.

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: This year's annual timely topic for #ADLiFEST focuses on the importance of partnerships....
02/09/2022

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: This year's annual timely topic for #ADLiFEST focuses on the importance of partnerships.

New Paradigm of Learning: Partner and Prevail – In today’s connected world, the development of DoD's future learning ecosystem depends on establishing and strengthening partnerships and requires close collaboration across the DoD education and training enterprise, including international, inter-agency, academic, and corporate partners.

Wondering how to get involved and share your partnership success story? Visit https://buff.ly/3rBIciE

New technologies are presenting major challenges for data management and interoperability. The ADL Initiative’s presence...
02/08/2022

New technologies are presenting major challenges for data management and interoperability. The ADL Initiative’s presence at I/ITSEC 2021 largely focused on promoting solutions to those challenges. Read on about the papers, special events, meetings, and more at I/ITSEC here: https://buff.ly/3HwiUYV

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: PolicyInnovative policies, processes, and governance considerations relevant to the dist...
02/08/2022

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: Policy

Innovative policies, processes, and governance considerations relevant to the distributed learning community. This may include government regulations, industry guidelines, oversight structures, formal law and policy considerations, and organizational dynamics.

Read more about Policy and submit your idea for #ADLiFEST before 21 March here: https://buff.ly/33QGJft

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: Digital Learning ScienceEffective application of learning science, particularly for tech...
02/04/2022

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: Digital Learning Science

Effective application of learning science, particularly for technology-enabled learning and learning ecosystem contexts. Example topics include learning science for the future, learning strategies and tactics for new education or training platforms, learning theory related to data-driven learning, and lifelong learning principles.

Read on about Digital Learning Science and submit your idea for #ADLiFEST
https://buff.ly/3rrmhKW

Last week, we were joined by Biljana Presnall of the Jefferson Institute as she shared the latest capabilities of the MA...
02/03/2022

Last week, we were joined by Biljana Presnall of the Jefferson Institute as she shared the latest capabilities of the MADLx ROI Dashboard Prototype. Watch the webinar and download the slides here: https://buff.ly/3B1ABNG

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: Learning DataAddresses data within the context of learning systems, including improved m...
02/03/2022

Call for Ideas Topic Spotlight: Learning Data

Addresses data within the context of learning systems, including improved measurement, storage, handling, analysis, visualization, and use. Topics may include data-driven learning, real-time adaptations, learner profiles in practice, competency and credentialing management, stealth assessment, and privacy, identity, and security of learner data.

Read on, see the other topics, and learn how to submit your own idea at: https://buff.ly/3HE69f7

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