Conference Background and Goals
A premier conference since 1985
The Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning is recognized internationally for its quality, integrity, and longevity. As the premier conference in distance education, it has welcomed thousands of speakers and distance education professionals to share ideas, resources, research, and best practices in its 30 years.
The conference is organized and sponsored by UW-Madison Continuing Studies' Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD), and affiliated with the UW-Extension's Instructional Communications Systems. DEPD is dedicated to fostering effective teaching and learning, offering online certification programs and custom learning experiences that utilize the latest research, best practices, and strategies in distance education.
The conference is designed to provide opportunities for you to teach, learn, and connect. Each of these goals are enumerated below.Teach