eLearning Consortia Innovations from CA and NY

June 14th, 2016
WCET has long supported multi-institution consortia in their collective efforts to improve services for their member institutions and, ultimately, their students. In this webcast, we will hear about recent innovations at two of the largest consortia in North America.

What is New with State Authorization?

June 21st, 2016
State Authorization regulations are an ever changing landscape. Participants will be updated on the current status of federal and state regulations and review the historical context as it relates to these changes. Basic SARA information will be addressed.

What is New with SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements)?

July 19th, 2016
The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) has grown to 38 state members and over 700 institution members.  Learn about state updates, policy changes, institution, and state renewals plus more! Time: 9:00 AM Hawaii/ 11:00 AM Alaska/ 12:00 PM PDT and Arizona / 1:00 PM MDT/ 2:00 PM CDT/ 3:00 PM EDT

Previous Webcasts

Behind the Distance Education Enrollment Numbers

May 19th, 2016
Resources: - Webcast Slides

Federal EdTech Legislation and Regulations that You Need to Follow

May 4th, 2016
Resources: - YouTube Video of Recorded Webcast

Google Hangout: Conversation about Connected Credentials

April 21st, 2016
Google Hangouts Resources: - Storify of Tweets

Learning to Adapt 2.0: The State of Adaptive Learning in Higher Education Today

March 17th, 2016
Adaptive learning in higher education is evolving to address specific needs across a spectrum of institutions and degree programs.

Consortia Success Stories: Institutions Working Together on OER Innovations

February 24th, 2016
Resources: - Video of Recorded Webcast - Webcast Slides

Strategies and Tools for Finding, Adopting, and Managing OER

February 18th, 2016
Resources: - Slides

Issues and Trends in Edtech in 2016

January 21st, 2016
In 2015, trends in edtech included more emphasis on open educational resources, less hype around data analytics, and a nail in the MOOC coffin. Informal and formal blended learning models, including competency-based education, continued to grow.

Out with Old Edtech and in with the New

October 22nd, 2015
Learning Relationship Management (LRM) Platforms The old educational technology categories of LMS, SIS, and portal are being challenged on multiple fronts. One of the most interesting challengers is the category of Learning Relationship Management platforms. As retention and completion are superseding access as priorities in U.S.

Teaching Competencies for 21st Century Learners

October 6th, 2015
A Google Hangout Institutions with large online program offerings with large online enrollments know that they must invest in the training and development of their teaching faculty.

Identity Authentication and Proctoring Systems

October 1st, 2015
Promoting Integrity While Protecting Privacy The postsecondary education sector is a major market for commercial providers of identity authentication and remote proctoring systems.