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December 11, 2017

USDLA 2018 Conference Registration Open & Sponsorship/Exhibitor Space Available!

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USDLA 2018 Conference Registration
Now Open & Sponsorship Opportunities!
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USDLA 2018 Conference Registration Now Open!
Early Bird registration is now open for the 2018 USDLA Conference.  Register today to get the lowest attendee rate available
($525 USDLA Member / $575 USDLA Non-Member).
Full program to be announced January 2018!
USDLA 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!
As a leader in the distance learning industry, we welcome and invite your participation as either an Exhibitor or Sponsor for this year’s event!  Attendees include professionals from K-12, higher and continuing education, and corporate, government and military training, as well as from the telehealth and distance learning consultant organizations.
Our Exhibitor Showcase is limited so please contact Kim Airasian at or 617.399.1770 today for more information!
About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is a non-profit association formed in 1987 and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market. USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-k-12 education, higher and continuing education, home schooling as well as business, corporate, military, government and telehealth markets. The USDLA trademarked logo is the recognized worldwide symbol of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry. 

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Featuring Best Papers by Country

From Sunday’s inbox…

EdMedia + Innovate Learning
Now Features “Best Papers By Country”
“Meet Austria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, & The Netherlands”
“Best Papers by Country” Sessions will be featured each day
of the conference showcasing their best national work in the
field of Learning and Technology.
These sessions give all conference participants an opportunity to
connect with a variety of countries and organizations in the field.
Selected paper authors and their organizations will be highlighted
in the program and receive a special recognition award.
All Submissions Due: January 30th
Accepted & presented papers are published in the Conference Proceedings & internationally distributed by
Stay Connected with #EDIL18
AACE | P.O. Box,
Waynesville, NC 28786

December 2, 2017

Keynote Speakers Announced!

Note this conference news from AACE.

Keynote Speakers Announced
Submissions Due: January 30th
Accepted & presented papers are published in the Conference Proceedings & internationally distributed by
AACE | P.O. Box,
Waynesville, NC 28786

November 30, 2017

CanadaMoot News: Update February 21 – 24, 2018 Toronto!!!

Note this up-coming Canadian conference.

Canada Moodle Moot
February 21 – 24, 2018
York U, Toronto Ontario


We’ve been offering Canada Moots since 2005 and if you join us this year – you’ll agree – the BEST Canada Moot program yet!

Canada Moodle Moot will be the place to be to learn all about Moodle from Moodle Headquarters!  Mobile Moodle, Using Docker for Moodle.   Hear from Martin Dougiamas, Founder & CEO, Moodle PTY about where Moodle is headed.  Better yet – you get to mingle with these people in the hallways!

Our own Canadian Moodlers are once again generously sharing their expertise about: Moodle v.3,  Moodle & Performance, Using Moodle tools such as quizzes effectively.

Lots of hands-on workshops and just being able to talk to representatives from other Canadian Moodler organizations is exciting to us!

2.  JOIN US!  Register here:


We’ll have more exhibitors this year than previous Moots. Check them out here:


Spaces are filling up and it is first come first-served! Submit your proposal here after login:   Since we’re still accepting proposals our program continues to build and shape. Keep checking us out:

5. OUR THANKS to York University for hosting us this year!

Questions? contact Frances Long: or phone 1. 604.685.5100

DT&L: Call For Proposals

Note this conference opportunity.

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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
Let’s transform online teaching and learning together! Present at the 34th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference this August. 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)

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
Contact Kimary Peterson • • 608‑265‑4159
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