The ADL Initiative stakeholders include the US Defense and security sector, Federal government, coalition military partners, and other distributed learning professionals from industry, professional societies, and academic institutions.
Formed in 2014, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) ADL Partnership Center is part of the New Zealand Defence College (NZDC) and is located at Devonport Naval Base, Auckland, New Zealand. The Partnership Center is a collective project between ADL and the New Zealand Defence Force. Within NZDC, the unit goes by the name of Training Technology (TT). TT is responsible for creating multimedia content for training and investigating new technologies for delivering training. This involves creating e-learning and m-learning content, proofs-of-concept, and working with external controls and partner learning providers.
The NZDF ADL Partnership Center is tasked with testing, evaluating, and creating e-learning content for the NZDF. The Lab works with NZDF Training Providers in order to develop innovative ways of incorporating new technologies into training.
Martin Boult is the Manager of the Training Technology and the main point of contact for the NZDF ADL Partnership Center.
Mr. Boult leads innovation and development of online learning solutions for NZDF. He has spent 25 years as a lecturer/teacher in tertiary and secondary education, specializing in 3D design and sustainable design.
His research interests include andragogy, gamification, mobile learning, learning technologies and New Social Literacies for Learning. He is currently pursuing Post-graduate education (e-Learning) at Massey University.
Training Technology (TT)
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