The ADL Initiative is an applied Science and Technology organization for the exploration of learning science and technologies (LS&T). Through research, development, and collaboration, ADL is working on next generation strategies, best practices, and innovations to advance the way we learn. Established in 1999, ADL serves as the thought-leader for facilitating learning for our nation's War fighters, government agencies, and the International community.
The University of Memphis ADL Partnership Lab is located in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) on the campus of the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. Researchers associated with the lab include faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The lab's researchers have extensive experience in R&D, and evaluation of advanced learning environments.
The Arizona State University (ASU) ADL Partnership Lab is located in the Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning (ISTL), Tempe, Arizona. The lab networks to faculty and students from a number of units around ASU interested in advancing learning and human performance support. The lab is led by faculty from The Polytechnic School in the Ira A.
The University of Wisconsin ADL Partnership Lab was founded in 2000 to serve as an independent node of the ADL Initiative operating inside of the University of Wisconsin-System. Since Spring 2010, the partnership lab has been housed within the University of Wisconsin-Extensionâ€™s division of Continuing Education Outreach and E-Learning (CEOEL) where it performs work with both internal and external partners.
The Norway ADL Partnership Center, formed in 2008, is part of the Norwegian Defence University College and is located at Akerhus Fortress in Oslo, Norway. The Partnership Center is a collaborative project between ADL and the Norwegian Ministry of Defence. The Norwegian Defence (NoD) University College directs the work of the Norway ADL Partnership Center.