Distance Learning Week: Nov. 9-13

Sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), (www.usdla.org) the 2009 National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) will be held Nov. 9-13. During this time, schools, colleges, businesses and other organizations will highlight their offerings for current and prospective students and educators. Additionally, the USDLA will conduct a series of free Webinars during National Distance Learning Week, educating their constituents on the latest happenings in distance learning.

The purpose of National Distance Learning Week is to generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, higher education, corporate and military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field. Therefore, is urging people to conduct local or national events during this time — whether you are a professional engaged in the day-to-day practice of distance learning, or an individual or organization that provides products and services being distributed via the Internet, video conferencing, or satellite technologies.

“[Distance] learning programs are invaluable because they provide a segment of our population with critical literacy and job-related skills as well as the means to take their careers to the next level,” said the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee.

–For more information or press materials, visit www.ndlw.org.

Sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), (www.usdla.org) the 2009 National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) will be held Nov. 9-13. During this time, schools, colleges, businesses and other organizations will highlight their offerings for current and prospective students and educators. Additionally, the USDLA will conduct a series of free Webinars during National Distance Learning Week, educating their constituents on the latest happenings in distance learning.

The purpose of National Distance Learning Week is to generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, higher education, corporate and military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field. Therefore, is urging people to conduct local or national events during this time — whether you are a professional engaged in the day-to-day practice of distance learning, or an individual or organization that provides products and services being distributed via the Internet, video conferencing, or satellite technologies.

“[Distance] learning programs are invaluable because they provide a segment of our population with critical literacy and job-related skills as well as the means to take their careers to the next level,” said the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee.

–For more information or press materials, visit www.ndlw.org.

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