WebCampus Wins 2011 USDLA 21st Century Award

WebCampus Wins USDLA Award

USDLA 2011 International Awards Presented for Excellence in Distance Learning for Individuals, Organizations and Companies Honoring their Outstanding Achievements. 

World's most prestigious distance learning awards were presented yesterday in St. Louis, Missouri for excellence in distance learning to individuals, organizations and companies. 

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 4, 2011 -- The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented its 2011 International Distance Learning Awards in conjunction with the 2011 National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. USDLA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit association, founded in 1987, as the nation’s leading distance learning organization. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market.  

These prestigious International Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Included in the recognition ceremony were awards for 21st Century Best Practice, Best Practice for Distance Learning Programming, Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching, Outstanding Leadership by an Individual, Hall of Fame and Eagle Awards. 

The USDLA International Awards are closely followed by the distance learning industry. "As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we enjoy honoring some of the leaders in the industry," said Dr. John G. Flores, Executive Director of USDLA. "Each year these winners raise the bar and exceed best practice expectations for the industry as a whole and we are truly honored by their contributions to the distance learning industry."

The USDLA Awards were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite and blended learning delivery technologies.

“USDLA takes great pride and responsibility in recognizing excellence and quality that benefit the entire industry.  Through distance learning, education, and training we can provide access to the world's best award winning opportunities for school children, connect higher education students globally and transform the lives and careers of working adults. We are truly on the edge of something great and these winners clearly demonstrate and confirm the transformative powers of distance learning globally," said Dr. Denzil Edge, President of USDLA.

For the 2011 International Awards program, USDLA focused upon several major areas that exemplify the dynamic nature of distance learning. Please join us in honoring the following 2011 USDLA Award Winners, which include the following:




Full Sail University 

Online Technology ~ Higher Education 


Stevens Institute of Technology – WebCampus Division 

Online Technology and Pedagogy ~ Higher Education 


Connections Academy, LLC. 

Online Technology ~ Pre K – 12 


Boston University Office of Distance Education 

Online Technology ~ Higher Education 



Videoconferencing ~ Institutional 


Western Governors University 

Online Technology ~ Higher Education 


Polycom, Inc. 

Telepresence ~ Corporate 


Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 

Online Technology ~ Pre K – 12 



About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is a non-profit association formed in 1987 and is located in Boston, Massachusetts.
The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market.  USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-k-12 education, higher and continuing education, home schooling as well as business, corporate, military, government and telehealth markets. The USDLA trademarked logo is the recognized worldwide symbol of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry.

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United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 




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