Virtual School Meanderings

August 5, 2013

Next Wednesday: 29th Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

Another item from Thursday’s inbox…

Don’t miss out! Conference begins next Wednesday!
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
Still time to join your colleagues from around the world at next week’s conference. Register now!

Teach. Learn. Connect.

For nearly 3 decades, the Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning has delivered to attendees the latest resources, research, and best practices in distance education and training. More than 900 professionals gather every year to teach, to learn, and to connect with distance ed colleagues from around the globe.

Can’t join us in person? There’s a virtual option. Click for more info»

This premier event—recognized internationally for quality, integrity, and value—is organized and sponsored by UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD). This year’s conference features more than 150 learning opportunities—presentations, forums, ePoster sessions, and more—plus many networking events.

This year’s keynote speakers:

Dr. Richard Baraniuk (Rice University) is an award-winning instructor, researcher, and innovator. As founder and director of Connexions, he has amassed the largest collection of high-quality open education content available on the web to anyone, anywhere, anytime at no cost.

Sally Johnstone (Western Governors University) was Provost at Winona State University in Minnesota prior to joining Western Governors University. She spent more than 15 years at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) and continues to serve as an advisor to several national organizations and an evaluator for regional accrediting commissions.

Who: Professionals in distance education/training with any level of experience
When: Aug 7-9, 2013
Where: Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI (map)
Cost: $505. Virtual option, $195. Group rates available for face-to-face, virtual.
Questions: Contact Conference Manager, Kimary Peterson, 608-265-4159.

UW–Madison Continuing Studies  •  21 N Park Street, Madison, WI  •  608-262-1156

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