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Keep Connecting in Times of Crisis Weekly Webinars

TxDLA has scheduled a variety of Keep Connecting in Times of Crisis webinars led by distance learning experts providing a toolbox of immediate needs to our members and the distance learning community during this time. Read more.

2020 TxDLA Annual Conference

Postponed! 2020 Annual Conference: Through the Looking Glass, A Wonderland of Innovation

Please note that the 2020 TxDLA Annual Conference in Fort Worth has been postponed. Read more.

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the Distance Learning community by promoting leadership, participation and recognition in online learning and innovative educational practices.

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TxDLA promotes, connects and leads the Distance Learning community by promoting leadership, participation and recognition in online learning and innovative educational practices.

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TxDLA has organized eight regional groups within the state. Not sure which region you belong to? Find Your Group

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Upcoming Events

April 2020

Starting March 17 and March 19, every Tuesday and Thursday, indefinitely, Online only. TxDLA has scheduled a variety of Keep Connecting in Times of Crisis webinars every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am – 12:30pm starting March 17, 2020 and continuing indefinitely. These webinars are led by distance learning experts providing a toolbox of immediate needs to our members and the distance learning community during this time.

June 2020

June 7 - July 19, 2020, Online only. TxDLA offers a 31-hour Digital Accessibility Certification Program three to four times a year which positions online course instructors, instructional designers, program administrators, ADA coordinators and researchers to be on the leading edge of this important issue by providing them with an understanding of the current state of accessibility for people with disabilities; the latest legal enforcement actions including resolution agreements, court cases, and consent decrees, while equipping them with an understanding of Universal Design for Learning and practical skills in making digital content accessible.

September 2020

Sept. 21-24, 2020, Nashville, TN. The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2020 National Conference is the premier event for professionals in the distance learning industry. The 2020 event promises to deliver an action-packed agenda that will bring together distance learning practitioners from across the country to Nashville, Tennessee.

November 2020

November 9-13, 2020. 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. Schools, colleges, agencies and corporations are encouraged to conduct local events during NDLW to celebrate and promote the field of online learning.

December 2020

December 2-4, 2020, New Orleans, LA. USDLA is hosting their conference, International Forum for Women in E-Learning (IFWE) in December 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Stay tuned for more information.

March 2021

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March 22-25, 2021, Galveston, TX. The 2021 TxDLA Annual Conference will take place at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston, TX. More information coming soon.

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Seeking Submissions for the TxDLA Journal of Distance Learning

The Journal is an open access and continuous publication for original manuscripts with emphasis on the body of knowledge in the areas of educational practice in distance learning in educational institutions and community settings. Submissions may be contributed by any current TxDLA member.

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