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July 22, 2017

Join Us In Person Or Online July 25-27

Note this practitioner focused conference.

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Online and distance educators:
Participate from anywhere
Can’t make it to Madison? Register for the virtual conference to watch keynote speeches from the comfort of your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You also get access to nearly 20 other presentations about online education.
REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL CONFERENCE >
Walk‑in registration available
Come to the conference and register when you arrive.
Online registration closes at noon on Friday, July 21.
REGISTER NOW >
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Get ready for a fantastic finale
Have you heard what’s in store for the conference finale? We won’t spill all of the beans, but here’s a taste:

  • Topflight speakers glimpsing the future of online education
  • Lively chats about new online teaching tactics, game‑changing learning technologies, and more
  • Delicious dessert

You’ll leave the conference energized, motivated, and ready to apply what you’ve learned!

Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu • 608‑265‑4159
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July 11, 2017

Six Days Left To Win Free Conference Registration

An important reminder from this practitioner-focused conference from yesterday.

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Online and distance educators:
Register now and you could win free attendance in 2018
Register for the 2017 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference by July 15, and you’ll be entered to win free registration to the 2018 conference. That’s more than $600 worth of learning opportunities, networking events, and conversations about the next big ideas in online education.
REGISTER NOW >

It’s easy to drive to the conference. Learn more >

Extend your learning
Get as much as possible out of the conference by adding one of the following during registration:

Experience the conference from anywhere
Can’t attend in person? Join us from your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Just select virtual conference during registration.
Inspiration
Michelle Weise
Michelle R. Weise
Innovation
Nick Floro
Nick Floro
Connection
Richard Davidson
Richard J. Davidson
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Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu • 608‑265‑4159
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June 29, 2017

Register Now And You Could Win Free Registration!

From Tuesday’s inbox…

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Online and distance educators:
Register now to win!
Register for the 2017 conference by July 15 and you’ll be entered to win free registration for the 2018 conference (August 7‑9 in Madison, WI). We’re giving away two of these prizes, each worth more than $600!
Inspiration
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Innovation
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Connection
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Sign up for one of these opportunities when you register.
Enhance your knowledge—and your career. Extend your conference experience with one of these options:

  • Conference certificates: Strengthen your resume and expand your distance education skill set with a face‑to‑face workshop and online coursework.
  • Pre‑conference workshops: Develop practical skills during hands‑on activities involving eLearning experience design, learning analytics, and more.
  • Research symposium: Meet distance education researchers and discuss exciting new findings during the first day of the conference.
Register now  >
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
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June 20, 2017

Only Six Days Left To Save $75 On Registration!

From today’s inbox…

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Online and distance educators:
Six days left to claim your $75 early‑bird discount
The 2017 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is a valuable—and affordable—journey into online education’s most important topics. Save $75 if you register by June 26.
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Can’t pay before the new fiscal year begins? Don’t worry, you can still get the discount. Email Kimary Peterson for help.
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Summer road trip!
Come for the conference and stay for a summer vacation: Madison is the gateway to all sorts of exciting travel destinations, from Chicago’s museums and theaters to Milwaukee’s festivals and breweries to Wisconsin Dells’ supper clubs and waterparks. There’s plenty to explore in Madison, too, including colorful shops, award‑winning restaurants, and a farmers’ market filled with local delicacies.
LEARN MORE >
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
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June 12, 2017

Last Chance, Take Advantage Of Our Early Bird Discount Through 6/26

From the inbox earlier today…

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Online and distance educators:
Engage with experts, explore ideas, and enhance your teaching skills July 25‑27
Here are five more reasons you should attend this year:

  1. Customize your learning: Tailor the experience to fit your learning style and career goals. Choose from more than 170 engaging sessions.
  2. Gain practical takeaways: Apply what you’ve learned right away. The conference is bursting with ways to turn theory and research into action.
  3. Hear world-class speakers: The keynote speakers come from colleges, universities, and companies changing the online learning landscape.
  4. Get to know leaders and experts: Attend follow-up discussions with keynote and invited speakers, meet more than 800 online education peers from across the country.
  5. Explore an amazing city: Admire Madison’s beautiful lakes, walk to award‑winning shops and restaurants, and visit a university filled with culture, history, and bright ideas.
Early-bird discount: Register by June 26th to save $75. Can’t pay before the new fiscal year begins? You can still get the discount. Contact us, we can help!
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The opportunities to connect with others were fantastic. I met faculty who teach online from all over the country. The conference was also great for discussing ideas with peers and listening to engaging speakers.

—2016 Conference Attendee

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Extend your learning with career boosters
Get as much as possible out of your conference experience! Register for one of these career boosters:

  • Certificate in online education: Attend a workshop at the conference, learn online before.
  • Pre-conference workshops: Increase your online education skills with hands-on learning at your choice of 18 sessions.
  • Distance Education Research Symposium: Discover the field’s latest findings and discuss them with researchers.
Sign up for a career booster >
Meet the Speakers
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This year’s keynote speakers are Michelle R. Weise of Southern New Hampshire University’s Sandbox Collaborative, Nick Floro of eLearning technology maker Sealworks Interactive Studios, and Richard J. Davidson of UW-Madison’s Center for Healthy Minds and Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior.

Other speakers include Jonanthan Finkelstein of digital credentialing service Credly, Chris Jennings of Google’s Analytics Academy, Susan Singer of Rollins College, Ellen Wagner of Hobsons, and Harvard University learning technologies professor, Chris Dede.

Learn more about the speakers >
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608–265–4159
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