United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) – Dr. Reggie Smith

Key takeaways from Dr. Smith’s presentation on the United States Distance Learning Association:

  • USDLA has been around from 1987.

  • Stakeholders includes those in Higher ed, K-12, home school, telehealth.

  • Many people think online education is just for kids, and only in rural areas.

  • Some tests show that “boomers” do better with distance learner than teenagers, perhaps since adult learners may pay more attention. So don’t generalize by age.

  • Distance learning includes a wide range of things,