ADEIL 30th Annual Conference: Distance Learning Moving Forward

Learn about cutting-edge strategies, research, learning designs, technology tools, and ability to connect with students by attending ADEIL’s one-day, free virtual conference on October 18, 2022, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (ET), generously hosted by the University of Arizona Global Campus.. Share your knowledge with colleagues and peers to connect creatively, building your network of skilled professionals and educators!

Keynote Speaker Announced

ADEIL Welcomes Rena Palloff, Ph.D.

Headshot photo of Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D.
Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D.
Keynote Speaker

Rena M. Palloff, PhD is the Program Director of the DSW Program (Doctorate in Social Work) and Public Service Leadership at Capella University as well as adjunct faculty at Fielding Graduate University in the Educational Doctorate (EdD).  Dr. Palloff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California and a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) in Minnesota.  Her clinical work has focused on youth and families impacted by addiction and also clinical supervision.  She has consulted extensively in health care, academic settings, juvenile justice, and addiction treatment for well over 20 years and has also taught in higher education for well over 20 years, predominantly online.  She has written eight books on various aspects of community building in online distance education, three of which have been translated into Portuguese and Spanish, and is considered a pioneer in this area.  She has been presenting this work across the United States and internationally since 1994 as well as consulting to academic institutions regarding the development of effective online distance learning programs.  She is the 2012 winner of the Charles A. Wedemeyer Award for Outstanding Practitioner in Distance Education.  Dr. Palloff received a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  She holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Development and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. 

Call for Proposals is now open.

Submission Deadline is Sept. 1, 2022.