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12/7: Don’t miss these fabulous webinars!


December 8, 2023

12/7: Don’t miss these fabulous webinars!

Filed under: virtual school — Michael K. Barbour @ 7:04 pm
Tags: cyber school, education, high school, USDLA, virtual school

An item from the folks at the USDLA.

Thursday 12/7: USDLA Brief

Check out our USDLA Webinar Guide

Hello, USDLA friends!

Upcoming Free USDLA Webinars: Our Free Webinar series is kicking back up next week, so be sure to register for our events on Dec. 8.

Below: You’ll find information about these two events, as well as some being hosted by the Northeast Digital Learning Association (NEDLA). Scroll down for details.

Don’t hesitate to let me know if you need more details about our webinars! — Valary Oleinik, President-elect and Chair, Webinar Committee

Mark your calendar for Public Policy Week: January 16-19, 2024

Please join us for our first annual meeting on distance/digital learning policy, which will provide a week of complimentary webinar sessions focused on the industry’s most serious challenges with respect to education and training. The theme is “Top Issues Impacting Distance/Digital Learning in The Year 2024,” and topics range from AI and Higher Ed to the Future of the Pre-K Workforce.

Meet the speakers presenting at our educational, informative online event, and register here: usdla.org/2024-ppw.


Register now for USDLA’s Free Friday Webinars, and also check out events being hosted by our partners and sponsors

Friday, December 8

1-2pm EST

Jenny Gordon explains: Reframing Assessment: Using video for feedback and authenticity

About the session: Traditional assessment methods often fall short in capturing students’ true abilities and fostering authentic learning experiences. In this webinar, Jenny will explore innovative approaches to assessment in education. Join us to discover how video can provide a richer and more holistic understanding of student performance. Learn about the benefits of incorporating video assessment into teaching practices and how it can empower students to showcase their skills and knowledge in a meaningful way. This webinar is a must-attend for educators, instructional designers, and anyone interested in transforming assessment strategies to better align with the demands of today’s educational landscape.

About the presenter: In her role at GoReact, Jenny leads the company’s strategic and tactical efforts to expand into new markets, bringing skills-based learning through the adoption of video feedback and assessment to new users all around the world. Jenny has worked within all phases of education to successfully implement educational technology solutions intended to improve learning outcomes for 20 years. Having onboarded more than 2,000 schools in London as part of the government’s personalized learning agenda, Jenny went on to work with K12, FE, and HE institutions throughout the UK, Scandinavia, and Central Europe, creating the largest community network on a single LMS. Joining Pearson Education in 2009, Jenny was recognized as a Future Leader before heading up the digital platforms’ revenue and marketing teams. Jenny spent five years developing e-learning content and solutions for learners in Africa, building solutions for hard-to-reach communities while enabling governments and major donors to measure learning impact over time. Jenny was honored by Impact Network for work done to improve learning opportunities in Zambia in 2019. Jenny’s passion for learning and the industry continues to be synonymous with her work.

Register here: usdla.org/webinars

Tuesday, December 12

6pm EST

“Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Create a Classroom to Support All Learning,” featuring Kathryn Nieves Licwinko, Ed.D

Hosted by the Northeast Digital Learning Association (NEDLA)

About the webinar: In this session, we will review how artificial intelligence can be used to support the diverse learning needs of students. We will discuss different prompts and techniques for the open AI platforms that incorporate the Universal Design for Learning framework and principles of differentiation and personalized learning. The strategies will address how to make content, instructional design and activities, and assessment accessible and more inclusive of student needs and interests. Participants will walk away with AI prompts that they can immediately use in the planning process, as well as strategies for supporting learners in the classroom.

Register here: nedla.org

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Thank you for supporting USDLA, our Sponsors, and our State Chapters.

Chuck Sengstock, President

Valary Oleinik, President-elect

About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

The USDLA, a 501(c) 3 non-profit association formed in 1987, reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion. U.S. education and training market. USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking, and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-K-12 education, home schooling, higher education, and continuing education, as well as business, corporate, military, government, and telehealth markets. Visit USDLA.org

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