Federal Government Distance Learning Association
The Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) is a nonprofit, professional association formed to promote the development and application of distance learning in the Federal Government, in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for Non-Profit organizations and annually files IRS Form 990-N and the concomitant IRS Letter of 501(c)3 Affirmation. FGDLA is charted by the State of Ohio. The Association actively fosters collaboration and understanding among those involved in leveraging technology and instructional media in support of the education and training needs of the Federal Government.
Focused on supporting Federal Government agencies involved in distance learning, the FGDLA encourages the application of all forms of distance learning media, as well as embracing innovative methods in integrating instructional technologies to meet the training and education needs of the Federal Government. Our membership is derived primarily from individuals employed by the various agencies within the Federal Government. The FGDLA is a chapter of the United States Distance Learning Association.
FGDLA Webinar Series
FGDLA April 2022 Webinar
Description: Game-based Activity Development for Online Workplace Learning
Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 02:00 PM in Eastern Standard Time (US and Canada)
Strategic instructional design for online learning in the workplace has been documented in research to lead to impactful learning experiences. This may entail a successful transfer of knowledge to the learner, building new habits, and improved performance in the workplace. Gamified learning, using either game-based or gamification that leverages formative assessments can be used as a strategic design approach that positively impacts workplace training.
This session will present the research results about the decision-making processes of expert international instructional designers who are designing and developing gamified online learning that includes formative activity elements.
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Call for iFEST 2022 Call for Ideas
iFEST is the premier conference on Distributed Learning, bringing together thought leaders, innovators, and senior officials from government, industry, and academia to collaborate and share the latest challenges and innovations in the field.
- Opens 24 January 2022 and closes 21 March 2022
- Ideas may be submitted for six Topical Areas
- Formats include Presentations, Tutorials, Posters, and
- Notification of Acceptance will be 3 May 2022
- iFEST 2022 will be held in-person in Alexandria, VA, 16-18 August 2022
See “Call for Ideas” link for more information and to submit your idea.
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