Past Events

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Issues and Trends in Edtech in 2014

January 9th, 2014
More MOOCs? Alternative credentials? $10,000 degrees? A pendulum swing back towards traditional on campus degrees? Join WCET's visionaries and leaders for a discussion of what edtech trends and issues are on the horizon.

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.

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.

Mobile Apps Support and Services for Students with Disabilities

May 7th, 2013
Join app maven Robbie Melton, the associate vice chancellor with the Tennessee Board of Regents, for a webcast showcasing mobile apps that have shown to assist student with disabilities and for assistive technology tools and to help institutions in addressing ADA in using mobile devices.

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:

Open Education: The Business & Policy Case for OER

April 18th, 2013
The Internet, increasingly affordable computing, open licensing, open access journals, and open educational resources provide the foundation for a world in which a quality education can be a basic human right.

Does your Institution Suffer from Dissociative Identity Disorder?

March 12th, 2013
Professors and students repeatedly create social media sites branded with their current institution. It may be for a class or for social reasons, but continually social media sites are created outside of institutional administrative and IT control.

What Are Institutions Doing (or Not Doing) About State Authorization - Revisited

March 6th, 2013
In 2011, we learned that more than two-thirds of institutions responding to a survey had not yet applied to a single state in seeking authorization to teach students at a distance in their state. Since then progress has been made, but there is still a long, long way to go.

WCET Leadership Summit: Digital learning Content Summit

May 9th, 2012 - May 10th, 2012
Salt Lake City, UT On May 9th and 10th, 2012, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) held conversation with senior decision-makers and forward-thinking commercial and government partners about the evolving digital learning content landscape.