National Distance Learning Week is November 4-8, 2019

USDLA is offering webinars on various distance education topics during National Distance Learning week this year.  Stay tuned for other announcements on other sessions around the country.

 USDLA Webinar Schedule 

Now Available – Register Today!

 Purpose:

The purpose of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) is to generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, Higher Education, Corporate and Military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field.

 Goal:

For schools, colleges, and corporations to conduct local events during NDLW to celebrate and promote the field of online learning.

 When:

November 4 – 8, 2019

 Who:

Professionals engaged in the day-to-day practice of distance learning (schools, colleges, corporations, military) and individuals and organizations providing products and services being distributed via online, video conferencing and satellite technologies.

WEBINAR SCHEDULE (FREE)

Monday, November 4th, 2019

11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Reggie Smith, PhD Executive Director USDLA
Manager, Conference Services, Children’s National Medical Center
“The History of Distance Learning and USDLA”

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET 

Bill Ryan, PhD Ryan Consulting
“Microlearning in the World of Distance Learning”

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sandra Kucina Softic, President of Eden
Josep Maria Duart Montoliu, Vice President of Eden
“Overview of the European Distance E-Learning Network and Key Issues Effecting European Online & Distance Learning”

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Janet Major, BS Associate Director for Education & Facilities
Arizona Telemedicine Program, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
“Distance Learning Resources for Telehealth”

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Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Charmaine Torruella, Chair of AVIXA Diversity Council
Global AV Service Partner
“How to Build Diversity in the Distance Learning Workforce”

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Andrea Pokrzywinski, Distance Delivery Instructor
” Delivering K-12 Science Curriculum via Distance Learning in Alaska”

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Thursday, November 7th, 2019

11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Special Quality Matters Partner Track)

Steven Crawford, District Director for Maricopa Center for Learning & Innovation
Maricopa Colleges, Phoenix, AZ
“Busting Multimedia Myths: An Evidence Based Approach to Quality Instructional Media”

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET

Rolando Garza, Chair of USDLA State Chapters
Distance Learning & Instructional Technology, Texas A&M University, Kingsville
“USDLA State Chapters and How to Build One for Your State”

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Friday, November 8th, 2019

1100 am – 12:00 pm ET

Kristin Deprospero, Vertical Marketing Director, Solutionz, Inc
“An Update on Grant Resources”

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3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET

Naza Djafarova, Director of Digital Education Strategies and Leonora Zefi, Manager of eLearning initiatives and Course Development

“Open Access Resources for Virtual Gaming Simulation in Education”

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