Past Events

Missed an event? See the archive for resources.

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.

WCET Leadership Summit: Under the Sword of Data

June 12th, 2013 - June 13th, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT On June 12 and 13, 2013, WCET held a Summit in Salt Lake City where institutional leaders and corporate innovators convened to consider big changes that big data, learning analytics, and evidence-based decision making are bringing to the higher educational enterprise.

State Authorization Compliance Workshop -- April 21, 2013

April 21st, 2013
Sacramento, CA The Workshop This event is aimed at those who are familiar with seeking authorization for their institution in multiple states. This will not be a presentation-type meeting, but a hands-on participatory workshop in which everyone shares their own practices and learns from others. The workshop goals are: