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welcome to the tadlp developers portal

Ready to get started? This is the place that answers all your questions and addresses requirements in regards creating, integrating and submitting content in collaboration with The Army Distributed Learning Program (TADLP). Below you will find a comprehensive, one-stop index available 24/7, with detailed instruction and guidance on content development, no profile or login requirement. Each section offers a wealth of resources as well as information on regulations, work-flow, documentation and requirements.


Army distributed learning follows a series of technical standards and specifications throughout the design, development, and implementation process. Army guidance as presented in TRADOC Regulation 350-70 and associated pamphlets. Links to current versions of this guidance is found in REFERENCES in this website. This guidance is part of the Army’s centralized contract and are presented here for a quick reference check by process.


The Army requires compliance testing for all products intended for delivery on Army systems. These process steps are identified in the Army Acceptance Criteria for SCORM 2004, 3rd Edition. Compliance testing includes ADL and Army SCORM testing and Resource Validator.


The Army Acceptance Criteria specifies quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA) procedures for all courseware and contract developers. The process ensure compliance with SCORM, playability, and technical acceptance.


The Army Business Rules and Best Practices Guide for Distributed Learning (DL) Development serves as a resource for all personnel involved in the creation of DL products for Army DL-Producing Activities (ADLPAs) for delivery on Army Learning and Content Management Capability (ALCMC) information systems.


This document presents the government mandated requirements for deliverable products created by contractors or other activities providing Army DL products, all of which are hereinafter referred to as developers. The majority of the applicable products will be web-based content that plays within a commercial Microsoft™ browser environment.


In fiscal year 2020, DDL will begin offering electronic submission of DL content and courseware source files. This new process is available to contractors for submission of group trials and functional test files as well as final “gold” copy deliverables.

contact information

Please Note: This is not the contact number for elearning students, but for TADLP developers.

Students should contact the The Army Training Help Desk (ATHD) for help with DL courseware by using the ATHD icon below.

U.S. Army Combined Arms Center,
The Army University
ATTN: The Army Distributed Learning Program
Building 2112, Pershing Avenue
Fort Eustis, VA 23604-5166
Email: usarmy.jble.tradoc.mbx.au-tadlp@mail.mil

TADLP Office Telephone:
CIV. 757 878-4516
DSN 826-4516

Proponent in-house development teams can use the Courseware Assistance Request Support (CARS) system for assistance.


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