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HBCU Executive Director John Wilson to Give Keynote Address at National Conference of U.S. Distance Learning Association

Posted Apr 29 2011 9:42am

Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: May 02, 2011 08:35 am - 10:35 am

John Silvanus Wilson, Jr., executive director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), will give the opening keynote address at the annual national conference of the U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA) on Monday, May, 2 in St. Louis, Mo. The title of Wilson’s address will be Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Online Education Box:“Imitation of Learning?”
Wilson will discuss distance education as a real and potential tool for reaching the nation’s 2020 completion goal, and for strengthening the capacity of HBCUs. He will illuminate some of its dangers, particularly in the areas of teaching and learning outcomes.

The USDLA mission is to support the development and application of distance learning, education and training by uniting learners around the world. USDLA’s constituents include pre-K -12 education, higher education, home schooling, continuing education, corporate training, military and government training and telemedicine. The theme of this fifth annual conference is “Distance Learning – Leading the Way.”


Event 1
John Wilson, executive director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Keynote remarks at National Conference of the U.S. Distance Learning Association 8:35 a.m. CT – Monday, May 2, 2011 Hilton at the Ballpark
One Broadway
St. Louis, Mo.
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