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FYI: Continuum of Learning

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The Continuum of Learning initiative is a shift to better focus how Airmen learn by integrating education, training and experience in ways that allow them to learn anytime, anywhere throughout their careers. The end goal is to create a culture of lifelong learning. FYI- For all the stuff you need to know.

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Continuum of Learning: Blended Learning
Blended learning is a combination of learning modes: self-paced, individual learning, facilitated and un-facilitated online learning, different educational technologies to include simulations, games and interactive applications, collaborative learning with other learners and traditional face-to-face experiences. The Continuum of Learning initiative is a shift to better focus how Airmen learn by integrating education, training and experience in ways that allow them to learn anytime, anywhere throughout their careers. The end goal is to create a culture of lifelong learning. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Chip Pons)
Continuum of Learning: Modular Learning
Airmen are offered learning in small packets and can choose individual modules based on their needs. The Continuum of Learning initiative is a shift to better focus how Airmen learn by integrating education, training and experience in ways that allow them to learn anytime, anywhere throughout their careers. The end goal is to create a culture of lifelong learning. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Chip Pons)
Continuum of Learning: Airman's Learning Record
The Airman's Learning Record is a comprehensive and complete record of all learning Airmen achieve during the course of their career. The ALR will provide a "one-stop shop" to record all learning, whether it occurs in a specialized training/education program, on the job, or off duty. The Continuum of Learning initiative is a shift to better focus how Airmen learn by integrating education, training and experience in ways that allow them to learn anytime, anywhere throughout their careers. The end goal is to create a culture of lifelong learning. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Chip Pons)
Continuum of Learning: Competency-Based Learning
Competenct-based learning is an outcomes-based approach that gives credit to Airmen in the form of a certification or badge for the skills and knowledge they have demonstrated in performance. The Continuum of Learning initiative is a shift to better focus how Airmen learn by integrating education, training and experience in ways that allow them to learn anytime, anywhere throughout their careers. The end goal is to create a culture of lifelong learning. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Chip Pons)
Continuum of Learning: On-Command and On-Demand
On-command is Air Force-required learning to achieve a lever of expertise. On-demand is self-initiated learning Airmen seek out to achieve personal and professional goals. The Continuum of Learning initiative is a shift to better focus how Airmen learn by integrating education, training and experience in ways that allow them to learn anytime, anywhere throughout their careers. The end goal is to create a culture of lifelong learning. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Staff Sgt. Chip Pons)