Texas A&M-Kingsville's Duran wins international distance learning award

KINGSVILLE - May 16, 2017

Contact: Julie Navejar
Email: julie.navejar@tamuk.edu
or Phone: 361-593-2590


Dr. Michelle Duran

Dr. Michelle Duran, director of distance learning and instructional technology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a prestigious International Distance Learning Award from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).

Duran received the Outstanding Leadership Award in online technology for higher education. In addition, she was elected to the USDLA Board of Directors.

The international awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. 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.

Founded in 1987 as the nation’s leading distance learning organization, USDLA reaches 20,000 people globally. They promote 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.

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