The Call for Proposals for DLA2015 is now closed.

We invite proposals on topics related to:
  • Managing growth in distance education
  • Training & support for distance instructors
  • Support for distance students
  • Budget and cost-benefit of distance education
  • Marketing distance courses and programs
  • Distance learning ethics and copyright
  • Organizational issues in distance education
  • Evaluation of distance courses and programs
  • Striving for excellence

Important Dates:

DLA2015 Conference:
June 28 - July 1, 2015
Jekyll Island Club Hotel in Jekyll Island, Georgia

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

Distance Education
Certificate Program

Registration Begins
January 26, 2015
Registration Deadline
April 13, 2015

Program Begins
April 27, 2015
October 2015

Social Media Marketing Certificate Program
Registration Begins
April 1, 2015
Registration Deadline
July 30, 2015

Program Begins
August 2, 2015
September 27, 2015

Distance Education Certified Trainer Program

Registration Begins
April 27, 2015
Registration Deadline
July 6, 2015

Program Begins
July 20, 2015
November 2015

Advanced Technologies for Distance Education Certificate Program
Registration Begins
April 27, 2015
Registration Deadline
July 6, 2015

Program Begins
July 20, 2015
December 2015

2013 DLA Exhibitors

For more information or for an exhibitor contract, please email Stacey Rowland or call 678-839-0632.

logoThinking Cap® - Premiere Conference Sponsor
Thinking Cap creates hosted and cloud based Learning Management and Authoring systems focused on single sourcing.  Our award winning systems have found a home in prestigious corporate and higher education organizations in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit

logoAliveTek - Conference Sponsor

Designs,develops and supports organizations who value high quality, online learning environments. We bring eLearning to life! For more information, please visit

logoPearson Learning Solutions - Conference Sponsor

As a partner and consultant to universities, colleges, and state systems, Pearson is committed to designing integrated education solutions to drive institutional effectiveness. We are a team of world-class education experts, instructional designers, curriculum development experts, education course writers, development editors and experienced textbook publishers. We tailor solutions to each institution's individual needs whether that is for complete online, in the classroom or blended courses or fully customized curriculum development. For more information, please visit

logoSmarterServices -
Conference Sponsor
Our mission is to organize and analyze data that empowers people to make smarter decisions. SmarterServices analyzes data about students, faculty, teachers, employees, and courses. We provide SmarterMeasure- online learning readiness indicator; SmarterSurveys- end-of-course survey management service; SmarterFaculty- database of online faculty; and SmarterProctors- database of test proctors. For more information, please visit

SMARTHINKING -Conference Sponsor
Smarthinking, a part of the Pearson family, connects students to live expert educators online, 24/7, enabling institutions to provide a total learning solution to those on campus and online. For more information, please visit

logoBlackboard Collaborate™
Combining industry leaders Wimba and Elluminate, Blackboard Collaborate™ provides a comprehensive learning platform designed specifically for education, helping institutions worldwide deliver a more effective learning experience through online learning.

logoEnrollment Builders
Enrollment Builders is a leader in providing enrollment management consulting services to institutions with online, adult, and professional programs. The consulting services provided focuses on three areas: assessments, customized consulting and enrollment solutions. We view the process of building enrollment in your programs as a partnership and will work interdependently with you to identify organizational constraints, create opportunities, and achieve your organizational enrollment goals. For more information, please visit

logoGrand Canyon University
Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is a private, Christian university that offers over 60 online and campus-based degree programs. For more information, visit

logoMBS Direct
MBS Service Company, Inc. provides a course materials fulfillment program through an online bookstore solution that is accurate and user-friendly. The online bookstore manages print and digital inventory, guaranteed buyback programs, and ensures prompt order processing and delivery. We also offer e-readers and digital content through MBS Direct Digital to enhance the learning experience. For more information, please visit

With more than 390,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems. Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center–from servers and storage, to database and middleware, through applications. For more information, please visit

ProctorU provides distance proctoring services for institutions that offer examinations online. The service allows students to take exams from anywhere in a secured environment. ProctorU offers live, person to person, real time monitoring to more than 250 colleges, universities and certification organizations. For more information, please visit

Toolwire, a learning solutions provider specializing in products and services for experiential learning, develops media-rich educational content and provides Learning-as-a-Service to fully support the needs of Higher Education. Toolwire LearnScapes, StudentDesktops, Scenarios, and LiveLabs deliver "virtual internships" in Business, Health Care, Legal, Information Technology, and more. For more information, please visit


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