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ABOUT GAZELConnecting Arizona’s Innovative Learning Community
Connect or Reconnect With GAZeL!
Do you already know GAZeL?Maybe you have
Had lunch with us at GAZeL eLearning Forums
Attended the GAZeL eLearning Summit
Participated in the One Laptop Per Child fundraiser
Received our online newsletter
Engaged in our discussions about eLearning research in Arizona.
Attended a GAZeL eLearning CEO Breakfast or networking event
Whether you are new to GAZeL, or reconnecting with us, we want to update you on our initiatives to Connect Arizona's eLearning Community.
GAZeL eLearning and Innovative Learning in 2015GAZeL is a nonprofit statewide Arizona Industry Organization Connecting Arizona's eLearning Community, engaging Arizona’s policy makers and business, government, education and nonprofit organizations.
We are an alliance of eLearning providers, entrepreneurs, educators, eLearning practitioners, and consumers of eLearning technology and services, including related businesses, organizations and institutions that support the industry.
GAZeL is on a mission to Connect Arizona’s eLearning Community, provide in-depth resources and opportunities for industry members and consumers/ practitioners to collaborate, exchange ideas and work together on issues for the common good such as education, workforce development and research.
Our commitment is to:
Support Arizona eLearning enterprises to become worldwide industry leaders in creating and providing innovative eLearning technologies and services, and increasing their share of revenues in the growing global eLearning market.
Promote and support adoption of innovative elearning technologies and services in business, government, education and community organizations as effective tools for education, training and conducting business on a local and global level.
Support eLearning consumers and practitioners in finding resources and implementing eLearning projects to effectively address the needs of their organization and constituents.
Educate and advocate with public policy makers on eLearning issues.
GAZeL and Economic Development
GAZeL is more than just another trade association. In today's tough business environment innovation and business development is the name of the game. As an industry cluster GAZeL is focused on economic development for Arizona.
Arizona companies and organizations develop and provide a broad spectrum of eLearning technologies and services from content and learning management systems to online education and training programs, simulations, web conferencing, consulting, eLearning research, and more.
Through GAZeL initiatives such as our online Arizona eLearning Directory we will support eLearning consumers and practitioners in finding Arizona resources to support implementation of their eLearning objectives.
Our initiatives will encourage Arizona businesses, government agencies and educational institutions to keep Arizona money in Arizona by shopping Arizona first for eLearning technologies and services, and promoting Arizona enterprises in national and international markets.
Benefits For eLearning Enterprises
GAZeL initiatives will expand and support the customer base for eLearning, a top GAZeL priority, and help eLearning companies develop new business opportunities as well as innovative technologies, services and strategic partnerships.
We will provide opportunities to network with customers and other eLearning professionals, and engage in professional development opportunities.
Our industry members and customers will exchange ideas and collaborate on initiatives for the common good, such as education, workforce development. and research.
Benefits For eLearning Practioners
We support eLearning consumers and practitioners with opportunities to learn more about eLearning benefits and opportunities. They participate in professional development opportunities, explore best practices and network with other eLearning professionals.
Through GAZeL's website portal, our online Arizona eLearning Enterprise Directory, and other initiatives we will make it easier for practitioners to find useful eLearning information and Arizona resources, technologies, and services that will enable them to create eLearning initiatives to effectively address the needs of their organization.