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Join Reggie Smith, PhD., CEO of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), online on Wednesday, Dec 2.  The 2009 BEYA winner for Community Service will be discussing the transformational power of distance learning and what you need to know to be successful.

Prior to his appointment as chief executive officer of the USDLA,  Smith served as Chair Emeritus of the USDLA Board of Directors. In 2009 and 2010 respectively, he was elected as the association’s first African-American president and then chairman. As CEO of the USDLA,  Dr. Smith provides leadership to the association, members, and partners.

USDLA promotes the application of distance learning for education and training and serves the distance learning community’s needs by providing advocacy, information, networking, and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-K-12 education, homeschooling, higher education, continuing education, and business, corporate, military, government, and telehealth markets.

Over the years, Smith has been recognized for his service in supporting distance learning, including the Federal Government Distance Learning Association’s (FGDLA) Hall of Fame Award, FGDLA Pillar Award, Virtual World Association’s Excellence Award among others.

Click here to REGISTER for ‘The Transformational Power of Distance Learning. What you need to know to be successful’
Dec 2, 2020, 04:00 p.m. Pacific Time  US and Canada)

Distance learning includes e-learning, texting, social networking, virtual worlds, game-based learning, webinars. It’s the Internet. It’s Google. It’s broadband and satellite and cable and wireless. Corporate universities. Virtual universities. Blended learning, mobile learning. It’s using our phones and computers and whatever technology comes next, in new ways. Distance learning brings education and training to where students or trainees are connecting their world to worldwide learning communities. This presentation will cover how all of these technologies can transform the world and foster a continuously learning economy for society’s good.


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