Dr. Carla Lane

Dr. Carla Lane

Executive Director, The Education Coalition and Research Consultant; VP, Higher Education Sector, FGDLA BOD

Dr. Carla Lane holds one of the few doctoral degrees in distance education and its implementation and evaluation.  She is the co-author of the milestone textbook, Guide to Teleconferencing and Distance Learning, and authored numerous articles and research about distance learning.  

Dr. Lane was inducted into the USDLA Hall of Fame. She was the instructional designer for over 70 UCLA courses and just finished graduate courses in Instructional Media Tools and Theoretical Basis of Instructional Design for doctoral learners. She has received numerous Emmy and Addy awards for her stage and video production work.  

For the U.S. Department of Education, she evaluated the LACOE TEAMS Project, Star Schools, PBS Mathline, PBS TeacherLine, and NASA projects. She was the project director for the Star Schools Distance Learning Resource Network (DLRN) for five years through WestEd Educational Laboratory.  She is the FGDLA VP of Higher Education.

SESSION: Instructional Designers as Organizational Change Agents