Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Call for Proposals

All Call for Papers and Presentations 2017
DISTANCE LEARNING ADMINISTRATION 2017 
June 17-21 2017
Jekyll Island Club Hotel 
Jekyll Island, Georgia 

Proposals are due December 16, 2016

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http://www.westga.edu/~distance/dla/

Sponsored by the Online Journal of Distance Learning
Administration and the University of West Georgia
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SCOPE:
The Distance Learning Administration Conference focuses on the administration and management of distance learning. The conference specifically addresses the needs of those who plan, manage and support distance education activities.

STRANDS:
The Planning Committee of Distance Learning Administration 2017  invites proposals from the introductory through advanced level on all topics related to the management and administration of distance learning.

Topic strands include:

* 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 Issues
* Organizational Issues in Distance Education
* Quality Assurance and Evaluation
* Striving for Excellence

HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL:
Proposals should include a 30 to 50 word description.
Instructions for submitting proposals can be found at the conference website:
http://www.westga.edu/~distance/dla/

PROCEEDINGS AND AWARDS:
Accepted papers will be published in the printed conference Proceedings. Proposal submission indicates your commitment to preparing written materials for the Proceedings and making your presentation (Paper Session) at the conference. Fishbowl Sessions (see website) do not require a written paper. All sessions will last 45 minutes each. All presented papers will be considered for Best Paper Awards. Award winning papers will be invited for publication in The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration and will receive a trophy.

CONFERENCE FEE:
The conference registration fee for all presenters and participants will be $325. Registration includes printed proceedings, all sessions, refreshments, two dinners, and the closing luncheon. The conference hotel will be the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, guest room rates start at $139 per night. All conference sessions and activities will take place at this beautiful, historic hotel.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
See our conference website at:
http://www.westga.edu/~distance/dla/

Or contact:
Dr. Melanie Clay (melaniec@westga.edu), Conference Director
Kendall G. Dickey (kdickey@westga.edu), Conference Manager
Austin Janowski (austinj@westga.edu), Events Manager

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