Past Events

Missed an event? See the archive for resources.

Combating Fraud While Protecting Aid for True Students

May 21st, 2014
Institutions must have appropriate internal controls to prevent, detect, and report suspected fraud or abuse of federal financial aid funds. An October 2011 Dear Colleague Letter from the U.S.

Designing Alternative Pathways to Credentials

May 7th, 2014 - May 8th, 2014
Salt Lake City, UT   The WCET Leadership Summits are designed to bring together educational leaders and practitioners from forward-thinking institutions and enterprises that are actively pursuing answers to the big questions in higher education.

SAN Compliance Workshop - 2014

April 29th, 2014 - April 30th, 2014
Little Rock, AK What is the WCET SAN Compliance Workshop at NASASPS? The Workshop is a two-day event whereby our members can meet, talk, and work on state authorization compliance issues. In the hands-on participatory Workshop, participants:

The Upcoming Higher Education Act Reauthorization

April 10th, 2014
Why the e-Learning Community Should Pay Attention What is the legal basis for so many of those pesky federal regulations that have gotten your attention over the past few years? The Higher Education Act of 1965.

Big Audacious Conversation About Competency-Based Education

March 13th, 2014
Competency-based education is the latest higher education hot topic (move over MOOCs). In 2013, the Department of Education and the President encouraged institutions to consider incorporating CBE programs to aid attainment and affordability goals, and provided guidance for offering federal financial aid.

Bringing a Campus Experience to Online Students

February 13th, 2014
Resources:- Chat Log- Questions & Answers from the Webcast

What's New with SARA?

January 23rd, 2014
The national initiative, the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) will create interstate reciprocity in the regulation of postsecondary distance education.

Issues and Trends in Edtech in 2014

January 9th, 2014
Resources: - Chat Log. - Slides.

Big Audacious Conversation with Vernon Smith

September 19th, 2013
Join us for a Big Audacious Conversation with Dr. Vernon Smith, chief academic officer and provost at MyCollege Foundation's newly launched Portmont College at Mount St. Mary's. Portmont College is dedicated to providing high-quality, low-cost college degrees to students who face barriers.

Educational Analytics: An Engaged Approach to Engaging Learners

August 14th, 2013
"Big Data" is going to school. As faculty and students increasingly build and consume course content online, they leave behind a digital trail that can provide insight into more effective ways of teaching and learning.