The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is recognized internationally for its quality, integrity, and longevity.

For more than 30 years, thousands of distance education professionals have shared ideas, resources, research, and best practices to advance their careers. This conference is all about connecting with your peers and providing a transformative professional development experience at an affordable price.

This year’s conference is sure to inform, inspire and engage.

  • Join more than 800 colleagues from around the world
  • Choose from more than 130 sessions
  • Register for hands-on workshops
  • Visit the newly designed and interactive Exhibit Hall
  • Choose from 3 Blended Conference Certificate Packages
  • Sign up for a Special Interest Group
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Big Names & Big Ideas

Richard Culatta

Richard Culatta
Fmr. Director, Office of Educational Technology
U.S. Dept of Education

Technology as a Tool to Reimagine Learning

Michelle Miller

Michelle D. Miller
Professor of Psychology
Northern Arizona University

Getting into the Minds of Learners to Guide Teaching with Technology

Karl Kapp

Karl Kapp
Director of Institute for Interactive Technologies
Bloomsburg University

The Quest for Learner Engagement

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More Than 130 Sessions

  • Adaptive and personalized learning
  • Administration and program management
  • Competency-based education
  • Design for learning
  • Evaluating elearning
  • Learner engagement strategies
  • Learner support
  • Learning analytics and student success
  • Learning assessment
  • Learning science research
  • Mobile learning
  • Open educational resources (OER)
  • Social media and learning
  • Universal design and accessibility
  • Video and multimedia
  • and more!

Options to Extend Your Learning

Registration is required

Includes full conference registration, online modules and pre-conference workshop.

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Get hands-on practical learning experiences in specific areas.  Must pay a separate fee.

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Includes special sessions with experts and group meet-ups throughout the conference.

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