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2014 National Distance Learning Week

Submitted by on November 7, 2014 – 10:31 amNo Comment

2014 NDLWSponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) is this week!

What is NDLW?

Purpose: 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 10-14, 2014

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.

What: During the week of November 10-14, schools, colleges, and other organizations will showcase their programs for current and prospective students. Additionally, the USDLA will conduct a series of free webinars during NDLW, showcasing various types of distance learning providers.

Click here for more information on NDLW.

Below is a schedule of additional NDLW events hosted by universities and organizations across the country.

Monday, 11/10

Tuesday, 11/11

 

Wednesday, 11/12

 

Thursday, 11/13

Friday, 11/14

7 AM (CST)

7 AM (CST)

7 AM (CST)

7 AM (CST)

7 AM (CST)

Exploring the Promise of Student Personal Learning Networks (Concordia University Wisconsin)

If You PLEs…You’ll Thank Me Later (Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP)

Engaging Online Students in the Career Development/Job Placement Process (Berkeley College)

An Instructional Designer Supported Approach to Accelerated Online Course Development (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

 

Leveraging the Model UN for Truly Global Learning Communities (Laurel Springs School)

8:30 AM (CST)

8:30 AM (CST)

8:30 AM (CST)

8:30 AM (CST)

8:30 AM (CST)

Five Ms to Training and Developing Faculty to Teach Online (Berkeley College)

Mythbusters – Putting Online Testing to the Test (Kryterion)

Continuous Improvement in Quality Course Design – What Is Quality Matters? (USDLA)

Adding Game Elements to Online Courses: It’s Not That Hard! (University of Texas at San Antonio)

 

Distance Learning Resources in Telehealth (Arizona Health Sciences Center)

9 AM (CST)

9 AM (CST)

9 AM (CST)

9 AM (CST)

Introducing the eLearning Marketplace (QM)

Communicating New Policies for Online Learners (QM)

 

Helping Learners Track Their Progress (QM)

Creating Captioned Videos (QM)

10 AM (CST)

10 AM (CST)

10 AM (CST)

10 AM (CST)

Helping Your Students Connect Their Learning (LoudCloud)

Connect, Collaborate, Serve, Learn: A Virtual Pathway to Educational Success (East Carolina University)

Enhancing Faculty Performance Through Coaching: The Walden University Coaching Model (Walden University)

 

First Course Success: Using Data to Predict Program Success (Northcentral University)

11 AM (CST)

Are You CBE Ready? Assessing Your Competency-Based Education Program Readiness (OLC)

 

11:30 AM (CST)

11:30 AM (CST)

11:30 AM (CST)

11:30 AM (CST)

11:30 AM (CST)

Virtual Clinical Experiences for the Developing Teaching (Florida Virtual School)

Why Thurgood Marshall College Fund Is Building Blended Lab Schools (Connections Learning, Thurgood Marshall College Fund)

 

USDLA State Chapters Program Overview (USDLA)

Integrating Emerging Technologies and Information Literacy in Online Learning (Berkeley College)

Where Competency Based Education Is Leading Us: Interview from the Field (PBsquared)

12 PM (CST)

Beyond the Headlines: A Decision-Making Rubric for the Next Phase of Online Program Growth (OLC)

 

12:30 PM (CST)

IELOL Leaders Share Distance Education Best Practices (OLC)

 

1 PM (CST)

1 PM (CST)

1 PM (CST)

1 PM (CST)

1 PM (CST)

Videoconferencing Solutions Connecting Leaders, Teachers and Students in Learning Networks (ENA)

 

Professional Development Resources for the department of Defense (USDLA)

The Impact of Transformational Technology on Collaboration and Innovation in the Classroom (WOW Vision)

Designing and Facilitating Successful MOOCs (OLC)

Too young for social media? We think not! (Julie Young Education, LLC, CFLopez Strategic Solutions, LLC)

2 PM (CST)

Distance Learning Best Practices for Community Colleges (OLC)

 

2:30 PM (CST)

2:30 PM (CST)

2:30 PM (CST)

2:30 PM (CST)

2:30 PM (CST)

The State of State Authorization and Professional Licensure

Follow Positive Faculty Instructional Technology Adoption Strategies (SCAD)

Adapting to Competency-Based Learning: An Industry Perspective (ProctorU)

Achievement Badging: Certificates and Certifications for Lifelong Learning (CEIE, MIDL, California State University)

 

How Easy Can Connections Get? (Berkeley College)

5 PM (CST)

5 PM (CST)

5 PM (CST)

5 PM (CST)

Introducing the eLearning Marketplace (QM)

Communicating New Policies for Online Learners (QM)

Helping Learners Track Their Progress (QM)

Creating Captioned Videos (QM)

 

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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