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The Newsletter of the AAACE Commission for Distance Learning and Technology (CDLT)

Volume 2, Issue 1 - February 2016

The CDLT – Proud to Promote Distance Learning and Technology

We are proud to promote distance learning and technology through the CDLT. If you share our interest in distance learning or technology at the intersection of adult learning in any subject, please consider joining our subgroup within the AAACE’s LinkedIn site. The CDLT subgroup is open to both members and non-members of CDLT and AAACE for domestic and international networking opportunities. You can locate our LinkedIn subgroup here.

The CDLT is led by:

J. Bernard Bradley, Commission Director
David Stein, Commission Co-Director
Haijun Kang, Social Media Chair Fred Prasuhn, Technology Chair
Kathleen Stone, Awards Chair Leigh Ann Whittle, Communications Chair

In this Issue

Letter From Our Director
Dr. Bernard Bradley highlights some of the exciting events and opportunities that are helping us grow the CDLT. Read More.

CDLT in the Community Blog
Reflections of a Higher Education Leadership and Management Program in Indonesia
Dr. David Stein reflects on a 19-month program in which universities in the US and Indonesia collaborated on promoting and improving distance learning and online teaching in both countries. Read More.

CDLT Networking and Social Media Blog
E-mbr@cing #SocialMedia

The proliferation of social media is no secret. Dr. Geleana Alston shows us how we can successfully integrate the social media trend into our work with adult students. Read More.

CDLT Research to Practice Blog
Building Community in Online Courses

What is school community and why look at this factor when exploring online course completion rates? Dr. Kathleen Stone explores this question through her research with community college students enrolled in online courses. Read More.

CDLT Research to Practice Blog
Online Learner Engagement: Beyond the Basics

Dr. Lynne Orr shares innovative practical advice on how we, as instructors, can increase online learner engagement. Read More.
CDLT Research to Practice Blog
Theory to Practice: Increasing Learner Engagement in Corporate Training Programs
Dwain Starks shows us how corporate training programs can be drastically improved with the application of adult learning theory. Read More

Save the Date: CDLT Webinar Scheduled for March 22
Have questions about scholarly publishing? Join us for our next webinar, “Distance Education, Online Learning, and Scholarly Publishing: Expanding Your Scholarly Agenda” on March 22. Read More.

CDLT Welcomes Dr. Kathleen Stone as Awards Chair
Learn more about our new Awards Chair, Dr. Kathleen Stone. Read More.

Contribute to the CDLT Blog
Have research, insight, or news you’d like to share? Consider submitting to our monthly blog or newsletter. Read More.

2016 AAACE Annual Conference: Call For Presenters Expected by Late February
Stay tuned for more information on this year’s annual conference, to be held Nov. 8-11 in Albuquerque. Read More.

The CDLT – Proud to Promote Distance Learning and Technology
Help us promote our shared interest by joining the CDLT LinkedIn subgroup.

Contribute to the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
Consider contributing your expertise to a comprehensive encyclopedia on information science and technology. Proposals are due Feb. 22. Read More.