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Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN) presents:

Technology and Distance Learning Symposium 2016

March 11–12, 2016
Fresno Adult School

Registration is $25.00 and limited to 200 participants.

IMPORTANT: You must register online to attend. There will be no on-site registration.

The Technology and Distance Learning Symposium is ideal for the teachers, coordinators and administrators in the network of California adult education providers under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, WIOA Title II, the federal grant administered by the Adult Education Office at the California Department of Education.

This event will offer relevant and new information, dynamic presentations, and hands-on skill development to start or grow your blended/distance learning programs and enhance technology integration in the classroom.

Start Planning for Next Year!

Mark your calendars now. The Technology and Distance Learning Symposium 2017 is tentatively set for the Anaheim campus of North Orange Community College District, School of Continuing Education, March 10-11, 2017. Can't wait to see you there!

Registration is Closed

Registration is closed as of March 2, 2016. Please note: there is no on-site registration.

And though registration has been closed, you may still:

Location and Times

Fresno Adult School
2500 E Stanislaus St.
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 457-6000
Map external link | Web site external link

Friday, March 11, 2016
10:00 A.M–5:30 P.M.

Saturday, March 12, 2016
10:00 A.M.–2:45 P.M.

Check-in starts at 9:00 A.M.

Schedule At-a-Glance

Friday, March 11

Session 1
10:00–11:00 AM
Session 2
11:15 AM–12:15 PM
Lunch
12:30–1:30 PM
Keynote
1:45–2:45 PM
Session 3
3:00–4:00 PM
Session 4
4:15–5:15 PM
Session 5
5:30–6:30 PM

Saturday, March 12

Session 6
10:00–11:00 AM
Session 7
11:15 AM–12:15 PM
Lunch
12:30–1:30 PM
Session 8
1:45– 2:45 PM

New This Year!

There will be live video streams of some presentations in rooms 102, 110/111 and 116. Feel free to forward this information to your colleagues who are not attending in person. Please note that no technical assistance will be offered with live streams because all OTAN staff will be busy supporting the conference.

General Topics

  • Open Education Resources
  • Digital Badges and Micro-credentialing
  • Mobile Devices, iPads, Chromebooks, and More
  • Online and Blended Instruction Delivery Models
  • Moodle—Your Learning Management System
  • Presentation Tools in the Classroom
  • Web-based Activities
  • Online Resources for Adult Education
    and much more!

TDLS is Social!

Receive more details before the event and share with your colleagues while you attend. Twitter hashtags are #tdls16 and #adultEDU. And, you can always use the convenient buttons at the bottom of every page in our site.

Symposium Program

Select the cover to download a copy of the complete program. (5.4Mb PDF)

tdlsymposium 2016 program cover

Symposium Photos!

View an entire album of photos from TDL Symposium 2016!

collage of photos from tdls 2016