NDLA 2014 Spring Conference

The Nebraska Distance Learning Association presents the 2014 Spring Conference:

Bring Your Own Learning Conference Logo*BYOL: Changing the Landscape of Learning

(*Bring Your Own Learning)
March 6 and 7, 2014
Holiday Inn Downtown
Lincoln, Nebraska

The full program is now available.

See the menu above for more information. To register go to NDLA 2014 Conference Registration. Registration includes breakfast and lunch both days.
NOTE: Earlybird registration ends February 20!

This two-day event will offer featured speakers, breakout sessions, time to visit exhibitors and a wide variety of networking opportunities.

Target Audience:

  • K-12 Educators
  • Educational leaders from K-20
  • Content providers
  • Telehealth professionals
  • Judicial, Government and Military personnel
  • Other distance learning professionals from throughout Nebraska and beyond

Exhibitors will be sharing new and emerging technologies and products for all aspects of distance learning and share examples of successful implementations if possible.

Questions about NDLA Conference 2014? Contact Nebraska Distance Learning Association (NDLA)

2013 NDLA Conference/Vendor Fair Held March 14-15, 2013

2013 Wayne Fisher Distance Learning Outstanding Professional Award

photo of Wayne Fisher Award 2013The NDLA 2013 Spring Conference and Vendor Fair was held in Lincoln March 14-15, 2013. During the NDLA membership meeting at this annual conference, one person is recognized for their outstanding leadership in regard to distance learning in honor of Wayne Fisher. This year the Wayne Fisher Distance Learning Outstanding Professional Award was presented to John Stritt. Congratulations! John.Pictured to the right above: Mike Irwin, NDLA Board President,
presenting the Wayne Fisher Award to John Stritt, ESU #10.

 

Conference Activities…

Attendees were able to visit with vendors, choose from many breakout sessions and had the opportunity to network with other professionals throughout the two days. Here is a glimpse of the two-day event…

Conference Session Descriptions

Click Thursday or Friday to view all session descriptions for the day. Click here to view the conference schedule at a glance or download the full Conference Program here.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Ten Tips in Designing and Implementing a Blended Learning Environment

This presentation will define how the concepts of blended learning can be used as enrichment to any learning environment or as a new pedagogical technique. Michael Pregot will show specific instructional designs that accompany an on-line program. He will also discuss some of the pros and cons that are inherent in a distance learning program. Two of the major goals include a highlight of what a blended format would actually look like and also offer a critical review of the differences between traditional and blended instruction.

Michael V. Pregot, Assistant Professor of Leadership, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Pregot has served as a secondary school administrator at the middle school and Continue reading

NDLA Conference March 14 & 15, 2013

The Nebraska Distance Learning Association board has combined the annual conference and annual vendor fair into one event – NDLA Spring Conference. The conference is scheduled for March 14 and 15, 2013 at Lincoln Southwest High School.

Interested in presenting? NDLA seeks proposals for the two-day conference. Click here for more information.