Initiative by the U.S. Department of Defense to achieve interoperability across computer and Internet-based learning courseware through the development of a common technical framework, which contains content in the form of reusable learning objects. See also SCORM and the ADL Website.
A set of standards designed to facilitate the sharing of learning objects across disparate learning management systems. Back to top of glossary
Advanced Distributed Learning. The ADL initiative of the U.S. government aims to "ensure access to high-quality education and training materials that can be tailored to individual learner needs and can be made available whenever and wherever they are required". Support from the President, Congress, the Government Accounting Office (GAO), as well as other government agencies, the private sector, and academia has since led to the capturing of a common vision for pursuing this technology.
(Advanced Distributed Learning) U.S. Department of Defense initiative whose goal is to achieve interoperability across computers and eLearning courseware. This is based on the development of a common technical framework that houses training content. This is stored as learning objects. Click here to learn more.
Advanced Distributed Learning - http://www.adlnet.org
The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative is a collaborative effort between government, industry and academia to establish a new distributed learning environment that permits the interoperability of learning tools and course content on a global scale.
Advanced Distance Learning. The ADL initiative, originally established by the U.S. Department of Defense, is now a collaboration between government, industry, and academia. The purpose of the ADL initiative is to ensure access to high-quality education and training materials that can be tailored to individual learner needs and made available whenever and wherever they are required. The ADL maintains a set of test guidelines under the acronym SCORM to accomplish their purpose. (See SCORM.)
ADL is a Swedish-American rapper based in Stockholm, Sweden. He has enjoyed success as a solo artist but has also collaborated with many other artists in the Stockholm music scene, among them are Blacknuss All Stars and Awa Manneh.