EdMatrix

Directory of Learning Standards

OrganizationADL/IEEE
URLhttps://www.adlnet.gov
RegionU.S.

Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL): An initiative sponsored by the U.S Government, ADL seeks to facilitate interoperability and promote best practices for using distributed learning to provide high-quality education, training, an informal learning tailored to individual needs. Many specifications developed by ADL are standardized by the IEEE LTSC. Initially exclusive to the U.S. Department of Defense, ADL also serves the entire Federal workforce and global partners.

Standards

StandardDescriptionTypesData LayersEd
Levels
SCORM

Sharable Content Object Reference Model: A format for developing and publishing reusable digital learning resources for use in learning management systems and other learning environments.

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Content Packaging 2. Data Model
3. Serialization
HigherEd
Workforce
Military
xAPI

Experience API: A protocol for reporting and tracking learning activities and student experiences.

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Student Data 4. Protocol PK
Primary
Secondary
HigherEd
Workforce
Military