Department of Energy Creates Online-Learning Platform for Technical Training

June 21, 2012

Washington—The U.S. Department of Energy today unveiled a new open-source online-learning platform designed to facilitate technical training.

The platform, called the National Training and Education Resource, or NTER, is already being used at Duke University Medical School and 17 Illinois community colleges, said John Shockley, senior project manager at SRI International, the company that developed the platform. Developers are also collaborating with the University of Missouri at Columbia, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Rio Salado College.

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