USDLA Awards Triseum™ with Innovation Award For Excellence in Distance Learning

Indianapolis, IN and Bryan, TX – May 2, 2017 – The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented its 2017 International Distance Learning Awards in conjunction with the 2017 National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, honoring Triseum with an Innovation Award in Online Technology for its calculus game, Variant: Limits. Bringing calculus concepts to life, Variant: Limitsempowers students to learn through fun, engaging and immersive experiences.   The prestigious International Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Included in the recognition ceremony last night were awards for 21st Century Distance Learning, Outstanding Leadership, Innovation, Excellence in Teaching/Training, Global Impact, Quality Research Paper, Hall of Fame and Eagle. USDLA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit association, founded in 1987, as the nation’s leading distance learning organization. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46 percent of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market.“We are thrilled to be in the company of some of the most innovative thought leaders in distance learning – a true testament to the impact that our game is having on the teaching and learning experience,” said André Thomas, CEO of Triseum. “Innovation means different things to different people, but to our team, innovation means taking a static learning experience and making it dynamic, innovation means empowering students to play a more active role in the learning process so they can explore and develop new knowledge, and innovation means inspiring students to learn in more meaningful ways. Variant: Limits achieves all of these markers, and we couldn’t be more proud of the research, collaboration and imagination that went into the creation of our game.”   “As a premier organization for the entire distance learning profession, we are honoring Triseum as a leader in the industry,” said Dr. John G. Flores, Executive Director of USDLA. “Triseum has raised the bar of excellence and we are truly honored by its contributions within all distance learning constituencies.” The USDLA Awards were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite and blended learning delivery technologies. As part of the USDLA Awards, Triseum had to demonstrate how Variant: Limits engages and contributes to the advancement of distance learning; how it uses tools, methods and/or pedagogy creatively and in a unique manner; how it addresses a need or problem in distance learning; and how its impact and progress is being measured and monitored.   “This year’s USDLA Award recipient Triseum represents the finest examples of online courses, best practices and leadership in our field.  The depth and breadth of the USDLA membership allows us to engage with leaders from higher education, K-12, industry, military and government who daily demonstrate the power of distance learning.  We are so very proud and excited to be able to recognize this level of excellence,” said Mr. Ken Conn, President of USDLA. About Triseum Triseum grew out of the LIVE Lab in the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University, which is why education will always remain at the heart of this gaming company. Since then, Triseum has partnered with industry leading experts in gaming and instructional design dedicated to building the highest quality educational video games. Creating world class digital experiences that profoundly impact students, Triseum’s bold curiosity means pushing the boundaries of what educational games are all about. For more information, please visit About United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit association formed in 1987 and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. The association reaches 20,000 people globally with sponsors and members operating in and influencing 46% of the $913 billion dollar U.S. education and training market.USDLA promotes the development and application of distance learning for education and training and serves the needs of the distance learning community by providing advocacy, information, networking and opportunity. Distance learning and training constituencies served include pre-k-12 education, higher and continuing education, home schooling as well as business, corporate, military, government and telehealth markets. The USDLA trademarked logo is the recognized worldwide symbol of dedicated professionals committed to the distance learning industry.