National and International Distance Learning Events

USDLA conference
NDLA is an affiliated chapter of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). The USDLA conference, “30 Years of Driving Excellence in Distance Education,” is being held April 30th–May 3, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN, at the Hilton Indianapolis. Registration is now open, and a special two-day rate is available for K–12 educators. See more information with a link to register here.

ICDE
Over 1500 delegates from North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Nations, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and the Arab States are gathering in Toronto, Canada, October 17-19, 2017 to expand boundaries and explore new frontiers of teaching, learning and skills development.

The World Conference on Online Learning: Teaching in The Digital Age – Re-Thinking Teaching & Learning, the 27th edition of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) World Conference, is your opportunity to connect, engage, and exchange with international colleagues. See more information here.

NDLA Conference Registration is Open!

Conference Banner

Happy Holidays! Our gift to you is early-bird registration! Save $15 on the 2017 NDLA Conference (#NDLA17)—Digital Learning: Connect & Engage if you register by January 27. The event will be held at the Omaha Marriot on February 9-10, 2017, with a pre-conference workshop on February 8. NDLA 2017 features two keynote speakers, breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, sponsor booths, and a pre-conference workshop (limited seating available). See the NDLA Conference page for details, or click here for registration.

REMINDERS

NDLA 2016 Final Program

The final program for the NDLA Conference, “Blended Pathways for Learning,” February 24-26 in Omaha, is now available for view or download here!

Online registration ends Friday, February 19 so register now! New this year is a pre-conference workshop, “7 C’s of Blended Learning.” You need not be registered for the conference in order to participate in the Wednesday afternoon workshop.

Use the menu above to see more information about the conference. Please join us!

NDLA 2016 Registration Now Live!

Our New Year’s gift to you is early-bird registration!
Registration is now open for the NDLA Conference, Blended Pathways for Learning, on February 25–26 (with a pre-conference workshop on the 24th). Save $15 on the 2016 NDLA Conference (#NDLA16) if you register by February 12, 2016. This year in addition to two keynote speakers, breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, and sponsor booths, we are offering a blended learning pre-conference workshop (limited seating available). See the NDLA Conference menu links at the navigation bar above for additional details.

New this year! Pre-conference workshop!
Marcia Kish will present the 7C’s of Blended Learning as a pre-conference workshop Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 PM. See details here! This workshop is an additional fee, and participants need not be registered for the conference, although we hope everyone will stay for the conference on Thursday and Friday!

Traveling to Omaha? We encourage you to make your hotel arrangements soon as reservations must be received by February 3, 2016. Click here for additional details.

Win a free NDLA Conference Registration!

Nebraska Distance Learning Week Social Media Challenge starts November 9

To celebrate Nebraska Distance Learning Week on November 9-13, NDLA is conducting a Twitter challenge. NDLA (@NebraskaDLA) will Tweet out resources, comments, or questions for you to like/favorite, retweet, or reply. On Friday, we will put everyone who participated in the #NebDLW Challenge into a drawing for a complimentary 2016 NDLA Conference registration (value $150) and two honorable mention prizes of $10 Amazon gift cards. See guidelines here.

Governor proclaims the week of November 9 as Distance Learning Week

The week of November 9–13, 2015, has been proclaimed as Nebraska Distance Learning Week (NDLW), corresponding with the National Distance Learning Week that same week.

NDLA is planning a Social Media Challenge for that week. Details and guidelines will appear here and on the NDLA Facebook page the week of November 2.

NDLW Proclamation picture

NDLA Board members Tim Hahn, SuAnn Witt, Linda Dickeson, and President Laura Huntimer attend the signing of the Nebraska Distance Learning Week proclamation by Governor Pete Ricketts.

Submit your session proposal for NDLA 2016 by November 15!

NDLA is seeking proposals for its Blended Pathways for Learning conference February 24–26, 2016, at the Omaha Marriott. Conference goals are to provide training and professional development for P-20 educators, telehealth, content providers, and other distance/blended learning professionals. Breakout sessions are 45 minutes in length.

See this page for guidelines and for the link to submit your session.

Go to the NDLA 2016 Conference page for more information about the event.