Past Events

Missed an event? See the archive for resources.

Personalized Experiences for the Three Types of Adult Learners

April 18th, 2019
Wiley Education Services recently conducted a proprietary research study, consisting of surveys and personal interviews with graduate students, to better understand the motivations, behaviors, attitudes, needs, and wants of individuals pursuing a graduate-level degree. As a result, they identified three distinct graduate student personas: Launcher, Advancer, and Altruist.

The Mechanics of Competency-Based Education, Part 2

March 14th, 2019
Building on a partnership that began with WCET helping bring WGU to inception in the mid-90’s, WCET and WGU are partnering on a webcast series to bring the WCET Community nuts and bolts strategies for implementing competency-based education.

A Student Response to Analytics, Privacy, and Security

February 21st, 2019
This handbook introduces the reader to the field of analytics and its use in leveraging “big data” in higher education. The editors, Linda Baer and Colleen Carmean, gathered what is known from a variety of experts, ideas, and models. The handbook addresses key topics utilizing the expertise of those in the field.

Flipped Webcast Conversation with Chris Gilliard About Digital Redlining

January 25th, 2019
Chris Gilliard was the 2018 WCET Annual Meeting keynote speaker who shared with the audience how we can understand equal access to technology and information in the digital age. His presentation looked at how technology policies, practices, and investment decisions, especially in educational settings, create differential access and outcomes in colleges and universities.

The Mechanics of Competency-Based Education, Part 1

January 24th, 2019
Building on a partnership that began with WCET helping bring WGU to inception in the mid-90’s, WCET and WGU are partnering on a webcast series to bring the WCET Community nuts and bolts strategies for implementing competency-based education.

Web Accessibility: Trick or Treat?

October 31st, 2018
Since the Department of Justice and the Office for Civil Rights released the joint “Dear Colleague” letter regarding accessible ebook readers and other educational technology in 2010, colleges and universities have been scrambling to make sure that their online environments and activities are accessible.

WCET 30th Annual Meeting

October 23rd, 2018 - October 25th, 2018
View the 2018 Annual Meeting site. Future WCET Annual Meeting Dates: - 2019: Denver, November 5-7 - 2020: Indianapolis, October 13-15 - 2021: Denver, November 2-4

The Cheating Economy and Integrity

October 16th, 2018
WCET has had an active voice on academic integrity and cheating since 2008. In 2018, academic integrity is threatened by a notable increase in the commercialization of academic dishonesty, to include contract cheating and the widespread online distribution by third-party websites of educational materials.

What If You Could Hit the Reset Button for Your Institution’s eLearning Program?

October 4th, 2018
Resources: - YouTube Recording of Webcast.