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Jennifer Vogel-Walcutt

Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative -- Office of Personnel and Management (OPM)
Director of Innovation
Dr. Jennifer Vogel-Walcutt is the Director of Innovation at the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative under the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.  She has over 15 years of experience in research and development for training and education with specific interests in applying instructional techniques to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of cognition and educational development. In her role at the ADL Initiative, Dr. Vogel-Walcutt focuses on promoting the science of learning and human-centric design, which complement the technology prototypes and specifications produced by the program. In particular, she is focused on exploring cognition, learning, and the integration of learning science into one of the ADL Initiative’s current efforts involving the development of the Total Learning Architecture, an interoperability “backbone” designed to facilitate ubiquitous lifelong learning and data-driven learning personalization.