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UTA Instructors Receive Prestigious Distance Learning Award

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USDLA 2013 Awards-logoCongratulations to University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Dr. Peggy Semingson and Dr. Pete Smith for receiving the 2013 International Distance Learning Awards, presented by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).

USDLA grants international awards to influential individuals and organizations who exceed best practice standards and demonstrate outstanding success using digital learning platforms, such as online, video conferencing, satellite, and blended environments.

Dr. Peggy Semingson is the assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at UTA. Dr. Semingson received the platinum award in Best Practices Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching.

Dr. Pete Smith is the associate vice president for academic affairs and the center for distance education. Dr. Smith received the award in Outstanding Leadership by an Individual in the Field of Distance Learning.

Founded in 1987, USDLA is the nation’s leading distance learning organization that provides advocacy, information, networking, and opportunity for the distance learning community. USDLA’s 20,000 global sponsors and members operate in and influence 46% of the US education and training market.

Read more about the USDLA awards and ceremony. Academic Partnerships has proudly partnered with UTA for five years to design and deliver high-quality online courses.