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WCET Webcasts - Quality professional development without the hassle of airport security
WCET's webcasts bring together experts on e-learning issues and topics to help you and your institution anticipate and address current and future challenges.
Fall 2009 Webcast Archives
Cutting Textbook Costs for Students: Perspectives from the Course, College, and System Levels
In this archive Rhonda Epper and Donna Hall from Colorado Community Colleges System, Elizabeth Cole-Fay from Rio Salado College, and Ted Lambert from Truckee Meadows Community College discuss the efforts they have put forth at the system, college and course level to reduce this burden on their students.
The Upside of Marketing in a Down Economy: Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies and Tactics
View this webcast archive to learn from the experience of two of the top minds in higher education marketing - Jim Fong, Fong Strategy, and Tim Copeland, DemandEngine.
Presentation of "Managing Online Programs" Survey Results
In this archive Kenneth C. Green, The Campus Computing Project and WCET's associate director, Russell Poulin discuss the results of the survey.
Warriors as Adult Students: Serving Military Students
Military students often bring the drive and devotion common to their vocation to their studies. In this archive, Karen Pedersen, Southwestern College Professional Studies, and Jim Sweizer, American Military University, discuss successful strategies for serving those who serve.
Building on a Model: The Community College Open Learning Initiative
View this webcast archive to hear how Candace Thille, Carnegie Mellon University, will lead the new Community College Open Learning Initiative based on the proven principles of the Open Learning Initiative.
Summer 2009 Archive:
Online Learning to the Rescue: Continuing to Teach when Disaster Strikes
View this archive to learn how academic institutions put their business continuity plans to the test in the face of adversity. Featuring the expert experiences of Shannon Meadows, Blackboard Connect, Inc.; Joe Tykwinski, Valley State University; and Richard Speaker, The University of New Orleans.
Spring 2009 Archive:
Loosely Coupled Teaching with Web 2.0
View this webcast archive to explore examples of effective teaching strategies using Web 2.0 technologies with Scott Leslie, BC Campus, and Jared Stein, Utah Valley University.
Helping Students Avoid Plagiarism Potholes
In this webcast learn practical strategies to combat the line we've all heard before, "But I didn't know that was plagiarism!" Janis Bruwelheide, Montana State University; Alice Bedard-Voorhees, Colorado Mountain College; and Jayati Chaudhuri, University of Northern Colorado share their experience and expertise in this 75-minute webcast.
Education to Go: Mobile Learning Today
As leaders in the field of mobile learning, Arlene Krebs of California State University - Monterey Bay, Greg Smith of George Fox University, and Bill Rankin of Abilene Christian University, know their way around a smartphone. View this archive to learn how these educators are turning a potential classroom distraction into a teaching tool for both traditional and distance students.
Innovations in Online Student Retention
Where and how do online courses and programs lose students? What can we do to help prevent that attrition? View this archive to learn with Christine Lustik, Western Wyoming Community College; David Cillay, Washington State University; Jurgen Hilke, Frederick Community College; and Vernon Smith, Rio Salado College.