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February 16, 2017

Distance Teaching & Learning Conference July 25-27

Also from yesterday’s inbox…

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Online and distance educators:
Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
Mark your calendar for July 25‑27, 2017
Registration opens March 27
Join more than 800 of your online and distance education colleagues on the shores of Lake Monona in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin. Here are just a few reasons to attend this year:

•  Learn from the best: International experts and other thought leaders will expand your thinking about distance education, showing new possibilities for online teaching and learning.

•  Network with hundreds of online learning pros: Engage with colleagues and industry leaders in a variety of settings.

•  Tailor the experience to your needs: Learn in the ways that suit you best, from interactive workshops to a research symposium to interest‑group meetups.

•  Get more, pay less: With one of the most competitive prices in the industry, this conference will help you make the most of your budget. Register by April 30 and save with our early‑early‑bird discount.

Early‑early‑bird fee ($520) available through April 30
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Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
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January 26, 2017

New from IAP – Distance Education Statewide, Institutional, and International Applications of Distance Education, 2nd Edition

This may be a useful resource for some – as in sizing up the table of contents there are A LOT of K-12 online learning programs represented.

News update from Information Age Publishing
Published 2016

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Distance Education
Statewide, Institutional, and International Applications of Distance Education, 2nd EditionEdited by:
Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern UniversityA volume in Perspectives in Instructional Technology and Distance EducationDistance Learning journal is a premiere outlet for articles featuring practical applications of distance education in states, institutions, and countries. Distance Education: Statewide, Institutional, and International Applications of Distance Education, 2nd Edition is a collection of readings from Distance Learning journal written by practitioners for practitioners.

CONTENTS
Introduction. Part 1: State‐based and Statewide Approaches to Distance Education Florida Virtual School (DL 12‐3, pp. 17‐22) ACCESS Distance Learning (DL, 12‐3, pp. 39‐46) Northstar Academy (DL 12‐2, pp. 1‐6) South Carolina Virtual Public School (DL 12‐2, pp. 23‐32) Texas Virtual School Network (DL 12‐2, pp. 39‐44) South Carolina Virtual School (DL 11‐1, pp. 25‐32) Learning at Georgia Virtual School (DL 10‐4, pp. 15‐22) Broward Virtual School (DL 10‐1, pp. 17‐24) Georgia Schools: Virtually Here (10‐1, pp. 36‐44) Meeting the Shifting Perspective: the Iowa Communications Network (DL 5‐1, pp. 1‐12) Part 2: Institution‐based Applications of Distance Education Michigan Virtual University (DL 12‐2, pp. 45‐52) Navy College Afloat Program (DL 11‐1, pp. 21‐24) UMASSOnline (DL 10‐4, pp. 37‐44) Tribal Colleges and Universities (DL 10‐4, pp. 45‐52) Maximizing HR Professional’s Leadership Role in e’Learning (DL 10‐4, pp. 53‐62) The Global Campus: Examining the Initiative from the Perspective of Diffusion Theory (DL 7‐3, pp. 49‐54) Online Learning Opportunities for K‐12 Students in Florida’s Nassau County (DL 8‐1, pp. 1‐9) Responding to Change: Online Education at the College of Central Florida (DL 8‐3, pp. 71‐74) A Closer Look at Distance Learning in the Kansas City, Missouri School District (DL 9‐2, pp. 26‐35) Reaching Beyond the Conventional Classroom: NASA’s Digital Learning Network (DL 6‐4, pp. 1‐8) The Virtual Campus at the International Academy of Design and Technology‐Online (DL 8‐1, pp. 61‐72) US Army and US Navy Staff Officer Distance Education Programs (DL 8‐2, pp. 17‐24) Part 3: International Applications of Distance Education University of the West Indies (DL 11‐2, pp. 11‐18) Online Education in the Bahamas (DL 11‐2, pp. 41‐48) The Evolution of ODL System in Nigeria (DL 11‐1, pp. 13‐20) Delivery of an Online MBA Program for Future Business Leaders in Ukraine (DL 10‐2, pp. 25‐28) Instructional Technology and Distance Education in Nigeria (DL 10‐1, pp. 25‐30) Distance Learning in Belize: A Benefit for Youths and Adults (DL 8‐2; 11‐16) Challenges in Distance Learning for the Higher Education Sector in the Republic of Congo (DL 7‐3, pp. 31‐33) Distance Education and the Well‐Being of the Kabongo Region in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DL 3‐3, pp. 39‐50) Distance Learning and Bilingual Education CD‐ROMs in Rural Areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DL 3‐4, pp. 39‐46) Educational Leaders Perspectives: Pros and Cons of Distance Education in a Small Caribbean Island (DL 4‐3, pp. 37‐46) And Finally, Educational Colonialism (DL 11‐3, 96‐5)

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January 12, 2017

Last Chance To Share Your Expertise!

From Tuesday’s inbox…

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Online and distance education professionals:
Call for proposals ‑ last chance!
Submission deadline: Jan 10, 2017 (midnight CT)
Photos of presenters at 2016 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
Are you an expert in the field of online teaching and learning? Are you seeking opportunities to share innovative approaches to distance education? Submit a presentation proposal today for the 33rd annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Suggested topics include:

  • Personalized and adaptive learning
  • New and emerging tools and technologies
  • Assessment strategies
  • Evaluating eLearning
  • Learner engagement strategies
  • Open educational resources
  • Social media and learning
  • Universal design and accessibility
Submit your proposal! >
Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
July 25‑27, 2017Madison, WI
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
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January 6, 2017

Share Your Expertise At The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference

Another item from Wednesday’s inbox…

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Online and distance education professionals:
Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
July 25‑27, 2017Madison, WI
Call for Proposals ‑ Don’t delay!
Submission deadline: Jan 10, 2017 (midnight CT)
Photos of presenters at 2016 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
Are you an expert in the field of online teaching and learning? Are you seeking opportunities to share innovative approaches to distance education? Submit a presentation proposal today for the 33rd annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Suggested topics include:

  • Personalized and adaptive learning
  • New and emerging tools and technologies
  • Assessment strategies
  • Evaluating eLearning
  • Learner engagement strategies
  • Open educational resources
  • Social media and learning
  • Universal design and accessibility
Submit now!  >
Questions? Contact Bonnie Schmidt • bonnie.a.schmidt@wisc.edu608‑890‑2102
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December 22, 2016

2017 DT&L Conference – Call for Proposals

From Tuesday’s inbox…

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Online and distance education professionals:
Call for Proposals Open
Submission deadline: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 (midnight CT)
Submit a proposal to present at the 33rd annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Join more than 800 online and distance education professionals at a premier conference, share cutting edge strategies, research, learning designs, new technology tools, and more.
Submit your proposal >
Photos of presenters at 2016 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
Tell us about your best and most innovative work
We seek engaging, expert-led presentations on a variety of online and 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
  • Program administration and management
  • Accessibility and universal design
Learn more >
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
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