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,