Latest Updates for Nonprofits & Museums Candidate for Texas Governor Submits Policy Statement on Distance Learning October 31, 2018 Last month Public Policy Chair sent letters to the campaigns of all the candidates for all state-wide offices asking for… Read More TxDLA Announces 2017 Awards August 22, 2017 The Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its prestigious 2017 Awards. The honorees were… Read More Attend TxDLA’s Fall Leadership Workshop July 24, 2017 One of the best ways to get involved with TxDLA is to attend the annual Fall Leadership Workshop. You do… Read More TxDLA Offers Spring Accessibility Certification Program January 18, 2017 Accessibility (access by people with disabilities) to digital materials is one of the major technology issues of our time. The… Read More MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Luke Stollings, eLearning Lead, DARS February 28, 2016 Services (DARS), who has taught in public and private schools on two continents as well as training in corporate America.… Read More MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Marshall Hill, Executive Director, NC-SARA January 20, 2016 TxDLA thinks its members are pretty amazing, and is proud of the innovative programs that they manage. One of these… Read More Elaina Cunningham Non-Profit Director ('16-'19) 806.651.2258 Resources for Nonprofits & Museums NEW! How can teachers maximize the learning potential of field trips?, Part 1 and Part 2 The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration. To support, advance and enhance lifelong learning through the use of collaborative technologies and innovations. Understanding the Utilization of Interactive Videoconferencing in the K12. This survey and paper explore the factors considered by K12 stakeholders, particularly among K12 “power users”, when selecting potential videoconferencing activities and partners. This is a follow-up to a study conducted by Peter Haydock and Jason Dennison (author) entitled "Assessing the Needs of K-12 Audiences in Synchronous Educational Videoconferencing," presented at the 20th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning in 2004 Center for the Future of Museums Blog How to utilize videoconferencing in the classroom Source of Informal Institutions in Texas that Offer Videoconferencing Programs: Connect2Texas is a network of Texas-based educational content providers including museums, cultural, historical, and scientific organizations, and authors. These providers utilize interactive videoconferencing to deliver live educational programs and professional development to school children and educators across the country. Bring the scientists, experts, and authors directly to your students without leaving the classroom!