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June 20, 2017

Only Six Days Left To Save $75 On Registration!

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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.
REGISTER NOW >
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.
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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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May 25, 2017

Advance Your Online Education Skills July 25-27

From Tuesday’s inbox…

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Online and distance educators:
Register now for the 2017 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
July 25‑27Madison, WI
Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin‑Madison, a leader in online education, the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is the premier place to grow your knowledge, network with others, and share your own expertise. This three-day event features multiple sessions on these important topics and more:

  • Personalized and adaptive learning
  • New tools and strategies for learning design
  • Emerging technologies for immersive learning
  • Universal design and accessibility
  • eLearning research and evaluation
  • Interactive and social media
Register now, receive an early-bird discount
Browse sessions >
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Options to Extend Your Learning
Maximize your professional development at the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference by registering for one of our extended learning opportunities.

Can’t come to Madison? Attend the virtual conference!
Reserve your hotel ASAP
Most of the conference hotels require you to reserve a room by June 23. Receive a discount by mentioning the conference or use their online booking code.
Hotel information >
Distance Education Professional Development online certificate:Fundamentals of Online Teaching

This fully online program runs June 6 through July 17.

Learn more >

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May 16, 2017

Make Your Summer Conference Plans Now

Another item from yesterday’s inbox…

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Online and distance educators:
Engage with experts, explore ideas, and enhance your teaching skills July 25‑27
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The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is a must-attend event for online education professionals. Discover innovations in the field. Learn from experts and thought leaders. Share your own experiences. Network with peers doing exciting work across the country, from college administrators to faculty, designers, and support staff to corporate trainers.
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Expand your knowledge with pre-conference workshops
Register for one of these additional learning experiences—develop practical skills in a specific area. Complete Workshop listings >

  • Delivering distance courses with Google’s G Suite, Salim Parak, Google Inc.
  • Copyright compliance for online courses, Linda Enghagen, University of Massachusetts
  • Providing feedback with coaching language, Tina Pitt, Northcentral University
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Explore fascinating ideas with featured speakers
Take a peek at the speaker lineup, which includes:

  • Meaghan Duff, executive director of the personalized learning consortium at the Association of Public and Land‑grant Universities (APLU)
  • Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina
  • Monica Tracey, associate professor of learning design and technology at Wayne State University
  • Gordon Bellamy, videogame executive and visiting scholar at the University of Southern California
Register now >
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
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May 12, 2017

These New Articles For Distance Education Are Available Online

Another day and another notice of articles from this journal.

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New for Distance Education and online now on Taylor & Francis Online:

Original ArticlesDiscursive construction of social presence and identity positions in an international bilingual collaboration
Ute Walker
Pages: 1-23 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1324742
‘Not the same person anymore’: groupwork, identity and social learning online
Rowaida Jaber & Eileen Kennedy
Pages: 1-14 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1324732
Social presence reconsidered: moving beyond, going back, or killing social presence
Murat Öztok & Benjamin A. Kehrwald
Pages: 1-8 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1322456

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