Be Informed, Inspired, and Engaged

In times of innovative change, keeping up means staying far ahead. For 30 years the Annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference has helped you to do just that. Offering more than 130 concurrent sessions, presentations from leading experts, and networking opportunities, this conference positions you to succeed in the new realities of 21st century distance education.

Join us August 12-14 in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin for this special 30th anniversary conference.


Here are just some of the leading experts you'll see at this year's conference.
Evaluate for innovative change Staying ahead of the wave Competency-based learning A special virtual live appearance Social media for learning MOOC models for education

Session topics

Choose from more than 140 concurrent and special sessions, including:
  • Instructional methods
  • MOOCs
  • Mobile learning
  • Instructional design
  • Games and learning
  • Faculty development
  • Technologies and tools
  • Evaluation and research
  • Learning analytics
  • Blending learning
  • Assessments
  • Learner support
  • Competency-based learning
  • Collaborative learning
  • Media and innovation
  • Universal design
  • Generational learning styles
  • Research to practice
Learning Opportunities
  • Keynotes (3)
  • Information Sessions (56)
  • Workshops (16)
  • Discussions (26)
  • ePosters Sessions(24)
  • Speed Sessions (20)
  • Spotlight Sessions (10)
  • CoP Café (Communities of Practice)
  • Exhibitor/Sponsor showcases (10)