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Distance Learning...For Educators, Trainers, and Leaders


Distance Learning, an official publication of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), is sponsored by the USDLA, by the Fischler College of Education at Nova Southeastern University, and by Information Age Publishing. Distance Learning is published four times a year for leaders, practitioners, and decision makers in the fields of distance learning, e-learning, telecommunications, and related areas. It is a professional magazine with information for those who provide instruction to all types of learners, of all ages, using telecommunications technologies of all types. Articles are written by practitioners for practitioners with the intent of providing usable information and ideas for readers. Articles are accepted from authors with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning.


The United States Distance Learning (USDLA) is the professional organization for those involved in distance teaching and learning. USDLA is committed to being the leading distance learning association in the United States. USDLA serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportuntiy.

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Members of the United States Distance Learning Association receive Distance Learning as part of their membership. Others may subscribe to Distance Learning.

Individual Subscription: $60
Institutional Subscription: $175
Student Subscription: $40

Distance Learning Resource Information

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Distance Learning is indexed by the Blended, Online Learning and Distance Education (BOLDE) research bank.

Submission Guidelines

Articles are accepted from authors with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning. No page costs are charged authors, nor are stipends paid. Two copies of the issue with the author's article will be provided. Reprints will also be available.

  1. Manuscript's should be written in Microsoft Word, saved as a .doc file or docx file, and sent using email.
  2. Single space the entire manuscript. Use 12 point Times New Roman (TNR) font.
  3. Margins - 1" on all sides.
  4. Do not use any subheadings, page numbers, or embedded commands. Documents that have embedded commands will be returned.
  5. Include a cover sheet with the paper’s title and with the names, affiliations and addresses of all authors. High resolution professional photographs of all authors should be included and should have a file size larger than 500kb.
  6. Submit the paper via email attachment that is clearly marked. The name of the manuscript file should reference the author. Submissions should be sent marked ATTENTION Distance Learning submission.
  7. Send email submissions to:


    Michael R. Simonson
    Distance Learning journal
    Fischler College of Education
    Nova Southeastern University
    4118 DeSantis Building
    3301 College Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

The Manuscript

Word Processor Format

Manuscripts should be written in Microsoft Word.


There is no page length. The average manuscript is between 3-5000 words.


Regular text: 12 point TNR, left justified.

Do not type section headings or titles in all-caps, only capitalize the first letter in each word of a title. Allow one line of space before and after each heading. Indent, 0.5", the first sentence of each paragraph.

Figures and Tables

Figures and tables should fit width 6 1/2" and be incorporated into the document.

Page Numbering

Do not include or refer to any page numbers in your manuscript.


We encourage you to use visuals - pictures, graphics, figures, charts - to help explain your article. Graphics images (.jpg) should be included at the end of your paper. Graphic images should be at least 500 kb in size.

Editorial Team

Michael Simonson, Ph.D.
Instructional Technology and Distance Education
Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice
College of Health Care Sciences
4118 DeSantis
3301 College Avenue
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
1-800-986-3223 x 28563

Managing Editor
Kathleen Hagen

Information Age Publishing
216 W North Main St.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
704 752 9125

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