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Dr. Laura Dowling, adjunct instructor for the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Business and Education was recently named executive director of the Northeast Digital Learning Association (NEDLA). In her role, Dr. Dowling will take a leadership role and work closely with president Dr. Douglas Koch, Mr. Luis Stricoff, former Executive Director and current emeritus Board Member and the board to align to NEDLA’s vision, mission and values, and help grow the organization as it moves into its third decade.
“There is no doubt about how vital digital learning has been in nearly every industry including education. Learning using digital technologies provides expansive opportunities with a wide range of solutions for enhancing knowledge and skills.” says Dr. Dowling. “Technology enhanced learning complements traditional learning modalities enabling the maximization of resources and extending both reach and impact of learning for both students and educators is a social economy.”
“Digital learning is fun, is for everyone, and bridges the accessibility gap,” continued Dr. Dowling. “I’m honored to serve in this role with this incredible team.”
NEDLA is the regional chapter (Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U. S.) of the United States Distance Learning Association, an established national organization dedicated to the free exchange of ideas and information between academics, corporate, nonprofit and government learning professionals concerning issues and technological changes in the field of learning technologies and methodologies.