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

Advanced Technologies for Distance Education Certificate Program
Registration Begins
November 17, 2014
Registration Deadline
February 2, 2015
Program Begins
February 9, 2015
June 2015

Distance Education Certified Trainer Program

Registration Begins
December 1, 2014
Registration Deadline
February 9, 2015
Program Begins
February 23, 2015
May 2015

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 17, 2015
Program Begins
August 2, 2015
September 27, 2015

DLA Wagner Awards Categories

Previous DLA Wagner Award Recipients

The AliveTek, Inc Innovation in Distance Learning
Administration Award

The Innovation in Distance Learning Administration Award, sponsored by AliveTek, is a broad category award which recognizes an individual's development of innovative solutions to the challenges of distance education which may include: maintaining the core values of higher education, training issues, retention, evaluation, assessment, student and faculty support and online services.

Outstanding Instructional Support Award

The Outstanding Instructional Support Award recognizes outstanding achievements by an individual in developing and implementing projects to improve support and services for distance students and/or faculty.

Pearson Learning Solutions' Distance Education Leadership Award

The Pearson Learning Solutions' Distance Education Leadership Award goes to the individual who has embraced and significantly impacted distance education and distance learning practices. This individual is responsible for the growth of distance learning programs, has exemplified activities that have contributed to better understanding of distance education practices, and has participated in research involving distance education.