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May 7, 2015

Registration Open: Premier Distance Ed Conference

From Tuesday’s inbox…

Join 800+ distance ed colleagues…
Where education, technology, and learning converge
Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
August 11-13, 2015 | Monona Terrace, Madison, WI
REGISTRATION OPEN >
The UW-Madison Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is for education and training professionals who want to keep up in the field by staying far ahead. Build your expertise on pertinent topics such as learning analytics, mobile and social learning, digital open badges, competency-based education, and much more.Keynote speakers and their topics:

  • Marc Rosenberg / Learning Ecosystems: Reshaping the Future of Learning
  • Sharon Derry and Susan Singer / Applying Learning Science Research to Distance Education Practice
  • Marc Prensky / From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom: Educating and Engaging Today’s Learners

This premier event has welcomed thousands of speakers and distance education professionals from around the world to share best practices, learn about current research, and engage with experts in online education and training. Plus, it’s a great chance to meet up with your colleagues and enjoy beautiful Madison, Wisconsin in the summertime.

Get the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. And be inspired by world-class thought-leaders who push the boundaries and share new perspectives in distance education.

Registration is open! Register by July 21, save $50!
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Who: Professionals in distance education/training with any level of experience
When: TuesdayThursday, Aug 11-13
Where: Madison, WI, Monona Terrace Convention Center
Cost: $495 ($545 after July 21). Group rates, virtual option available. Optional Tuesday workshops are an additional fee. Space is limited. Details >
Questions? Contact Conference Manager Kimary Peterson at disted@dcs.wisc.edu |608‑265‑4159
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March 28, 2015

Save The Date! 3 Days In August For Distance Ed Pros

From Thursday’s inbox…

Online and blended learning professionals:
Save the date!
3 important days in August
Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
August 11-13, 2015  |  Monona Terrace, Madison, WI
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Mark your calendar now for August 11‑13. That’s when more than 800 of your online learning colleagues will be at the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference on the shores of beautiful Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin!

What’s in it for you?

  • Learn from the best. International experts and thought leaders will expand your thinking, show new possibilities, and push the boundaries of what you can offer your online learners.
  • Network with 800+ online learning pros. Plenty of opportunities will be available to engage with colleagues and industry leaders at the conference or afterwards at one of Madison’s many outstanding dining locations.
  • Be an early bird: Register by July 21 and pay only $495 ($50 savings). Get started now on your travel budget and approvals.
  • New this year: Online Fundamentals Conference Certificate.Designed for those new to online learning, this blended certificate entails pre- and post-conference work plus onsite conference activities. Get both the conference and certificate for only $850 ($1,200 value).

Registration opens May 4! We look forward to seeing you August 11-13.

FIND OUT MORE >
Contact  |  disted@dcs.wisc.edu  |  608‑265‑4159
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development
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UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

January 25, 2015

Last Chance! Proposal Deadline 4pm CST Monday, Jan 26

And another item from Friday…

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Last chance! Proposal deadline 4pm CST Monday, Jan 26
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Be part of a select group of presenters at the 2015 UW-Madison Distance Teaching & Learning Conference.

This is your last opportunity! Deadline to submit your proposal isnext Monday, 4pm CST!

FULL DETAILS >
Questions? disted@dcs.wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development

 

 

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:

UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

January 22, 2015

1 Week Left! Proposal Deadline Is Monday, Jan 26, 4pm CST

Still more from Tuesday’s inbox…

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1 week left! Proposal deadline is Monday, Jan 26, 4pm CST
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Top 5 reasons to present at the 2015 UW-Madison Distance Teaching & Learning Conference:

  1. Share your expertise on established practices.
  2. Demonstrate effective uses of new tools and technologies.
  3. Present a hot new topic in distance learning.
  4. Have your results published in the conference proceedings.
  5. Network with experts from around the world.

Suggested topics include new course design strategies, mobile and social learning, competency-based learning, evaluation and assessment, gamification and badges, open educational resources, and more. Full details here >

Don’t delay submitting your proposal!
Deadline is Monday, Jan 26, 4pm CST!
LEARN MORE >
Questions? disted@dcs.wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development

 

 

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

January 9, 2015

Reminder: Call For Proposals Deadline Monday, Jan 26

From Wednesday’s inbox…

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Reminder: Call for proposals deadline Monday, Jan 26
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Submit your proposal to present at the UW-Madison 2015 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference.This premier event welcomes hundreds of distance education and online learning professionals every year to share effective practices, research, strategies, and new tools/techniques.
Suggested topics include:

  • New course design models
  • Mobile & social learning
  • Competency-based learning
  • Learning analytics
  • Gamification and badges
  • Open educational resources
  • See more topic areas on website CFP page >
Great reasons to submit your proposal:

  • Share your data on established practices
  • Present a hot new topic in distance learning
  • Have your results published in the conference proceedings
  • Network with experts from around the world

Don’t delay submitting your proposal! Deadline Monday, Jan 26!

LEARN MORE >
Questions? disted@dcs.wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development

 

 

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715
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