COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates and Resources

WCET is focused on providing updates and resources to the higher education community to help institutions address issues that arise due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We understand that information on the situation may change rapidly and our members and the education community at large need information to help address staff, faculty, student, and community questions and needs. This webpage will be continuously updated with curated resources on technology-enhanced teaching and learning, higher education policy and regulation, and practical advice for instructors and administrators on these topics.

Please contact us with additional topic suggestions or other ways we can support you.

Important Updates

WCET Curated COVID-19 Resources

WCET has either developed content or has curated external resources around the topics below. Additionally, WCET would like to showcase promising practices for supporting the higher education community during this time. If you would like to contribute something that you or your institution are doing, please fill out this brief form.

  • Promising Practices Showcase
    Resources submitted by WCET members regarding their promising practices using the form mentioned above.
  • Instruction and Teaching with Technology
    Resources on quickly transitioning face-to-face courses to remote delivery including both general resources as well as subject specific resources. This category also includes sources on accessibility and open educational resources.
  • WCET Policy Briefs and Federal/State Regulations
    Resources and briefs on federal and state policies and regulations that are being impacted during the pandemic. This category includes topics such as accreditation, state authorization, veteran students, financial aid, and distance education authorization.
  • Institutional Preparedness
    Resources on institutional continuity planning. This category includes both general resources as well as examples of institutional continuity plans.
  • Assessment and Evaluation
    Resources on how to think about assessment and evaluation when transitioning a course to remote delivery.
  • Student Services
    Resources on how student support services including how to transition face-to-face services to remote delivery and the types of services students may need. This category includes topics like academic support services and tutorials and career services.
  • Technology and Infrastructure
    Resources on campus, faculty, student, and staff technology needs and strategies for meeting those needs. This category includes topics such as tech support and broadband access.
  • Miscellaneous Resources
    This category includes important resources that don’t fit any of the other categories
  • General COVID-19 Resources
    General resources from United States and global organizations related to COVID-19. This category includes updates on the extent of the pandemic, health and safety resources prepared by organizations like the Center for Disease Control, and links to federal agency responses.
  • WCET Event Updates

 


General COVID-19 Resources

WCET Event Updates

Please see the pages below for more information on our upcoming events. As relevant, we will be updating these pages with cancellation or continuation information as the events approach.