DISTRIBUTED LEARNING (DL)
|Publication Date:||5 October 2017|
Purpose: This issuance, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02:
• Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, prescribes procedures, and establishes information requirements for developing, managing, providing, and evaluating DL for DoD military and civilian personnel, in accordance with the authority in Chapter 41 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Title 10, U.S.C., and DoDD 1322.18.
• Addresses emerging learning science and technology concepts and challenges and implements policies from Chapter 41 of Title 5, U.S.C., various sections in Title 10, U.S.C. related to education and training, DoDD 1322.18 and DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8320.07, pursuant to the authority in Sections 113 and 136 of Title 10, U.S.C., and Executive Order 13111.
• Authorizes the recording, analysis, portability, and management of learning experience data.
• Establishes the Defense Advanced Distributed Learning Advisory Committee (DADLAC) to identify, evaluate, and recommend adoption of innovative technologies and techniques to improve DoD DL.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").