TxDLA Promotes, Connects and Leads
the Distance Learning community by promoting leadership, participation and recognition in online learning and innovative educational practices.
Membership in TxDLA includes numerous opportunities to network with distance learning professionals and provides access to a wealth of knowledge in a variety of distance learning-related publications and communications.
Leading Distance Learning in Texas
TxDLA promotes, connects and leads the Distance Learning community by promoting leadership, participation and recognition in online learning and innovative educational practices.
The country's largest community of distance learning practitioners providing a platform for debate and the sharing of knowledge among schools, government, nonprofits, and corporations.
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Every Thursday, through August, Online only. TxDLA has scheduled a variety of Lounge & Learn webinars every Thursday from 11:30am – 12:30pm. 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.
July 21-24, 2020, Virtual. 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 world.
September 29 - October 2, 2020, Virtual. In a world where students and faculty are excited about technology, we will travel down a path of discovering a whole new world of creative advancements in technology. Students are using technology in every aspect of their lives and faculty are developing new and innovative methods to engage their students, so we want to push the boundaries and explore new ways to engage students using technology. We will focus on viewing innovation through the lens of the student, faculty, and partnerships. We live in a wonderland where technology and innovation are key - they take our classrooms to a new level for students as they prepare for jobs that don’t even exist yet. Join us in exploring new technology and changing education for the better. Registration Now Open!
September 29 - November 7, 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.
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 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 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.
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.