Distance education portal profiles Jane Terpstra of Continuing Studies

For the last 27 years, UW’s Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning has attracted hundreds of leading practitioners and researchers; more than 900 attended the most recent conference. This year, the global conference is scheduled for Aug. 8-10 at Monona Terrace in Madison.

Conference director Jane Terpstra of UW-Madison Continuing Studies, recently was interviewed by the founder of Distance-Educator.com, the pioneer portal for professionals in the field of distance education and e-learning.

In the interview, Terpstra describes her education and interest in the field of distance learning, as well as explains some key topics at the upcoming conference. She mentions learning and teaching via mobile technology as one of hot topics for this year.