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June 12, 2019

Learn, Network, Earn Credit

Note this professional development opportunity.

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August 6‑8, 2019 • Madison, WI
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There’s something for everyone at the 35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference:

  • The ability to learn in a variety of ways. Like bite‑sized chunks of information? Attend a DT&LTalk. Like in‑depth conversations? Attend a facilitated discussion. With so many session types, the learning possibilities are endless.
  • Sessions geared towards your interests. We offer more than 100 sessions that cover nearly all aspects of distance education, from basics to design to research and more.
  • A chance to expand your network. Connect with keynote speakers at follow‑up discussions, chat with colleagues at networking receptions, and meet exhibitors in our Exhibit Hall.
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*Groups who register prior to July 16 lock in the 2019 group pricing for the 2020 DT&L Conference.
Take home more from the conference
Attend DT&L and earn a certificate at the same time. You can also earn continuing education units (CEUs). Choose from one of the following:
Fundamentals of Online Teaching (5 CEUs) 

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NEW! Design Thinking for Learning Design (5 CEUs) 

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Online Education Administration (5 CEUs) 

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May 30, 2019

Special Issue Call For Papers — Distance Educa… Was Uploaded By Patrick Lowenthal

Note this call for papers for a special issue of Distance Education focused on “Distance Education Across Critical Theoretical Landscapes” from one of my open scholarship networks.

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Patrick Lowenthal just uploaded “Special Issue Call for Papers — Distance Education Across Critical Theoretical Landscapes.”

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Special Issue Call for Papers — Distance Education Across Critical Theoretical Landscapes
Patrick Lowenthal by Patrick Lowenthal, Boise State University
Educational Technology • Critical Theory • Identity (Culture) + 13 more
Scope The purpose of this special themed issue is to provide a venue for scholars, researchers, instructional designers, and classroom teachers to engage…
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May 22, 2019

Distance Education, Volume 40, Issue 2, May 2019 Is Now Available Online On Taylor & Francis Online

A table of contents alert for this particular journal.  No K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning specific articles in this issue.

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Distance Education, Volume 40, Issue 2, May 2019 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

EditorialsThe changing narratives of open, flexible and online learning
Som Naidu
Pages: 149-152 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1612981

ReviewsFour narratives about online international students: a critical literature review
Kyungmee Lee & Brett Bligh
Pages: 153-169 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600363

Original ArticlesTowards another kind of borderlessness: online students with disabilities
Yasuhiro Kotera, Vicky Cockerill, Pauline Green, Lucy Hutchinson, Paula Shaw & Nicholas Bowskill
Pages: 170-186 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600369

Factors influencing the pursuit of personal learning goals in MOOCs | Open Access
Maartje Henderikx, Karel Kreijns, Jonatan Castaño Muñoz & Marco Kalz
Pages: 187-204 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600364

Exploring presence in online learning through three forms of computer-mediated discourse analysis
Meina Zhu, Susan C. Herring & Curtis J. Bonk
Pages: 205-225 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600365

Effects of different types of instructor comments in online discussions
Kyungbin Kwon, Su Jin Park, Suhkyung Shin & Chae Young Chang
Pages: 226-242 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1602469

How sequencing and fading affects the relationship between intrinsic and germane cognitive loads
Christopher Lange & Jamie Costley
Pages: 243-261 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600366

Chronicling engagement: students’ experience of online learning over time
Tracey Muir, Naomi Milthorpe, Cathy Stone, Janet Dyment, Elizabeth Freeman & Belinda Hopwood
Pages: 262-277 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600367

Modeling collective attention in online and flexible learning environments
J. Zhang, X. Lou, H. Zhang & J. Zhang
Pages: 278-301 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600368

MiscellanySelected articles from Distance Education In China
Issues 01–02 (2019)
Pages: 302-302 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1615399

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May 15, 2019

Register Now For New Opportunities

Another item from yesterday’s inbox.

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The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is known for top‑notch speakers and in‑depth sessions. But that’s just the beginning. Check out these new offerings for 2019.
  • Badging & Comprehensive Learning Records — Special Interest Group hosted by Portfolium
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  • Design Thinking for Learning Certificate — This certificate program will introduce Design Thinking, a human‑centered approach to solving complex problems.
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Earn a certificate, build skills at a workshop, or network with others in your field.
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May 1, 2019

These New Articles For Distance Education Are Available Online

No specific K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning articles below, but a couple of items that readers of this space may find useful.

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

ArticlesFactors influencing the pursuit of personal learning goals in MOOCs | Open Access
Maartje Henderikx, Karel Kreijns, Jonatan Castaño Muñoz & Marco Kalz
Pages: 1-18 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600364Chronicling engagement: students’ experience of online learning over time
Tracey Muir, Naomi Milthorpe, Cathy Stone, Janet Dyment, Elizabeth Freeman & Belinda Hopwood
Pages: 1-16 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1600367

Effects of different types of instructor comments in online discussions
Kyungbin Kwon, Su Jin Park, Suhkyung Shin & Chae Young Chang
Pages: 1-17 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2019.1602469

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