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April 17, 2018

Summer 2018 Lifelong Learner Giveaway

From Sunday’s inbox…

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Lifelong learners:
Win an exclusive farm‑to‑table experience with author Jerry Apps
Enter our summer contest for a chance to explore Wisconsin food, farms, and folklore with Jerry Apps and Susan Apps‑Bodilly, coauthors of Old Farm Country Cookbook.
This one-of-a-kind event also features:

  • A catered luncheon complete with salads, hot dishes, and desserts from the cookbook
  • A book signing
  • Views of the beautiful UW Arboretum
  • Conversation with fellow lifelong learners
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We’ll select 20 winners on May 28. Each may bring one guest to the event, which takes place July 7, noon‑2pm, at the UW Arboretum in Madison. Submit your entry by May 14. Good luck!
Before you enter, read the complete contest rules, terms, and conditions. Entries are limited to one per person.
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April 13, 2018

Get The Very Best Discount For Our 2018 Conference

Note this item from Wednesday’s inbox…

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Are your ready to join the future of online education? DT&L Conference. August 7-9, 2018. Madison, WI.
DT&L Conference
August 7‑9, 2018 • Madison, WI
Immerse yourself in learning at an unbeatable value
Join us for three days of engaging sessions led by distance education experts, opportunities to learn in the ways that fit you best, and numerous chances to connect with colleagues.

Plus, don’t miss out on exploring these hot topics:

  • Inclusive design
  • eAccessibility
  • Alternative credentialing

Sign up by April 30 and pay only $535. That’s $100 off the regular price!

REGISTER NOW >
Enhance your conference experience
Make the most of your time at the conference! Register for one or more of these special opportunities:

Glimpse the future with our keynote speakers
Prepare for the future of distance education by learning from the present:
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Duarte Inc.
Using the Power of Story to Reach Distance Learners’ Hearts and Minds
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University of Regina
Understanding the Digital Realities of Our Students
Susan Aldridge headshot Susan Aldridge
Drexel University
Harnessing the Power of Technology to Enhance the Promise of Education
MEET THE SPEAKERS >
Attend online
Can’t make it to Madison? Want to put yourself in the shoes of your online learners? Register for our virtual conference!
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE DETAILS >
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu • 608‑265‑4159
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March 29, 2018

Conference Registration Is Open!

And another item from Tuesday’s inbox…

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Are your ready to join the future of online education? DT&L Conference. August 7-9, 2018. Madison, WI.
DT&L Conference
August 7‑9, 2018 • Madison, WI
Get ready for a transformative experience
Time to get excited: Registration for the 2018 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is open! Save over $100 if you register by April 30.

DT&L isn’t just a conference. It’s a chance to connect with distance education colleagues and experts. Join us this August to share challenges, triumphs, and research on the topics that mean the most to you.

With more than 100 different sessions, including talks, panels, discussions, and workshops, DT&L will help you learn in the ways that fit you best. No matter which sessions you choose, you’ll gain practical knowledge you can use immediately in your online courses.

You’ll also find inspiration. Our three keynote speakers will unpack big ideas about some of distance education’s most important issues. They’ll also discuss what’s on the horizon as the field advances.

REGISTER NOW >
Patti Sanchez headshot Patti Sanchez
Using the Power of Story to Reach Distance Learners’ Hearts and Minds
Alec Couros headshot Alec Couros
Understanding the Digital Realities of Our Students
Susan Aldridge headshot Susan Aldridge
Harnessing the Power of Technology to Enhance the Promise of Education
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu • 608‑265‑4159
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January 3, 2018

2018 DT&L Conference: Call For Proposals

Also from today’s inbox…

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How will you shape the future of online education? Innovate. Inspire. Connect.
DT&L Conference
August 7‑9, 2018 • Madison, WI
Present at the DT&L Conference
Share cutting edge strategies, research, learning designs, technology tools, and more with your colleagues and peers. Start the process by submitting a presentation proposal.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, January 23 (4:00pm Central)

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL >
Tell us about your best and most innovative work
We’re seeking engaging presentations on topics such as:

  • Online teaching strategies
  • Learner engagement strategies
  • Personalized learning
  • Measuring learning and assessment
  • Program evaluation
  • Learner support
  • Translating research into practice
  • Online administration and management
  • Accessibility and universal design
  • Alternative credentialing
LEARN MORE >
Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu • 608‑265‑4159
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December 21, 2017

Shape The Future Of Online Education

From Tuesday’s inbox…

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Innovate. Inspire. Connect. The 34th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference. August 7-9, 2018. Madison, WI.
DT&L Conference
August 7‑9, 2018 • Madison, WI
Submit your proposal for the DT&L Conference
August 7‑9, 2018 • Madison, WI
Present at the 34th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference. Together we’ll transform online teaching and learning. Share cutting edge strategies, research, learning designs, new technology tools, and more with your colleagues and peers. Start the process by submitting a presentation proposal.
LEARN MORE >
We’re seeking engaging presentations on distance education topics such as:
  • New and emerging tools and technologies
  • Online teaching strategies
  • Learner engagement strategies
  • Personalized learning
  • Measuring learning and assessment
  • Program evaluation
  • Learner support
  • Translating research into practice
  • Administration and management
  • Accessibility and universal design

Deadline: Tuesday, January 23 (4:00pm Central)

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL >
Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu • 608‑265‑4159
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