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 Award Nominations Excellence in Distance Learning Administration

Procedures and Guidelines for Nominations - { View Categories }

  • Anyone can nominate any individual currently involved in work concerning distance education by filling out the appropriate form. Please note that individuals may nominate themselves.
  • Nominations for awards should be submitted online by March 27, 2015. Nomination categories and forms are listed and linked below. Please click on the link for the designated award nomination form below. Be sure to click on the "Submit" button for each of the forms you complete. The selection of the winning candidates is made by the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration editorial staff. Award recipients will be contacted on
    April 15, 2015. Following the selection, the announcement of the winners will be publicly made at DLA2015.
  • Winners must be willing to attend DLA2015. Winners will be asked to deliver a 10-12 minute discussion during the DLA2015 conference opening dinner.
  • Should the candidate reach the final stage of the selection procedure, the OJDLA editorial staff reserves the right to request further information concerning candidates and documentation such as a vita.

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