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National Distance Learning Week

November 4-8, 2019

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.  It is an opportunity to celebrate and promote the field of online learning.

APSU Distance Education would like to sincerely thank all students, faculty, and staff for their support and participation in online learning.

NDLW is headed by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), a national association for distance learning professionals.  Below is a list of free webinars hosted by USDLA.  Visit USDLA's NDLW website for more information.

Monday, November 4th, 2019

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
    “The History of Distance Learning and USDLA”
    Reggie Smith, PhD Executive Director USDLA
    Manager, Conference Services, Children’s National Medical Center
    REGISTER HERE
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
    “Microlearning in the World of Distance Learning”
    Bill Ryan, PhD Ryan Consulting
    REGISTER HERE

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
    “Overview of the European Distance E-Learning Network and Key Issues Effecting European Online & Distance Learning”
    Sandra Kucina Softic, President of Eden
    Josep Maria Duart Montoliu, Vice President of Eden
    REGISTER HERE
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
    “Distance Learning Resources for Telehealth”
    Janet Major, BS Associate Director for Education & Facilities
    Arizona Telemedicine Program, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
    REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
    “How to Build Diversity in the Distance Learning Workforce”
    Charmaine Torruella, Chair of AVIXA Diversity Council
    Global AV Service Partner
    REGISTER HERE
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
    “Delivering K-12 Science Curriculum via Distance Learning in Alaska”
    Andrea Pokrzywinski, Distance Delivery Instructor
    REGISTER HERE

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
    Special Quality Matters Partner Track
    “Busting Multimedia Myths: An Evidence Based Approach to Quality Instructional Media”
    Steven Crawford, District Director for Maricopa Center for Learning & Innovation
    Maricopa Colleges, Phoenix, AZ
    REGISTER HERE
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
    “USDLA State Chapters and How to Build One for Your State”
    Rolando Garza, Chair of USDLA State Chapters
    Distance Learning & Instructional Technology, Texas A&M University, Kingsville
    REGISTER HERE

Friday, November 8th, 2019

  • 1100 am – 12:00 pm EST
    “An Update on Grant Resources”
    Kristin Deprospero, Vertical Marketing Director, Solutionz, Inc
    REGISTER HERE
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
    “Open Access Resources for Virtual Gaming Simulation in Education“
    Naza Djafarova, Director of Digital Education Strategies and Leonora Zefi, Manager of eLearning initiatives and Course Development
    REGISTER HERE