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National Distance Learning Week

November 4-8, 2019

National Distance Learning Week (NDLW), sponsored by the U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA), is a week of webinars and information sessions highlighting the best practices within the digital/distance learning community.

NDLW is November 4-8, 2019. Texas State University will offer the following webinars during NDLW. 

Webinar Attendance Online

All webinars, Monday through Friday, will be hosted via Zoom. Access to specific Zoom sessions is provided below.

Webinar Attendance in Person

The webinars on Tuesday through Thursday, in addition to being available via Zoom, will also be hosted from Encino Hall, Room 233, on the Texas State University campus, so if you are on the main campus in San Marcos, you are welcome to attend in person.

Webinar Length

All webinars will be an hour in length.

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  • A moderated panel discussion featured faculty recipients of Texas State’s Award for Excellence in Online Teaching. The faculty panelists discussed their own experiences and best practices in teaching online and fielded questions from virtual attendees.

    Moderator:

    Patrick Smith

    Assistant Director, Office of Distance and Extended Learning
    Texas State University

    Panelists:

    Dr. Lynda Harkins

    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Respiratory Care
    Recipient, 2018 Texas State Award for Excellence in Online Teaching
    Texas State University

    Dr. Arzu Ari

    Professor, Department of Respiratory Care
    Recipient, 2018 Texas State Award for Excellence in Online Teaching
    Texas State University

    Webinar Time: 12 noon CT

  • Kamarie Carter, Student Development Specialist with the Texas State University Office of Distance and Extended Learning, will lead a an online discussion of services available to distance learning students and of distance learning students' unique needs and challenges.

    Webinar Leader:

    Kamarie Carter

    Student Development Specialist II, Office of Distance and Extended Learning
    Texas State University

    Webinar Time: 9 a.m. CT

  • A moderated discussion on practical things faculty can do to make their courses accessible and to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This webinar offered insights from Texas State’s own instructional design staff, Office of Disabilities Services, Division of Information Technology, and faculty.

    Moderator:

    Dr. Michelle Fulks Read

    Senior Instructional Designer, Office of Distance and Extended Learning
    Texas State University

    Panelists:

    Dr. Glenna Billingsley

    Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    Texas State University

    Bruce Coonce

    Assistant Director, Office of Disability Service
    Texas State University

    Webinar Time: 1 p.m. CT

    Resources from this Webinar

    Power Point: Online Student Services Presentation