Past Events

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Strategies and Tools for Finding, Adopting, and Managing OER

February 18th, 2016
Over the last 15 years, unprecedented creation and increased availability of Open Educational Resources has created an opportunity to dramatically increase its use, but significant challenges remain.

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.

EQUIPping You for Higher Education Innovation

November 6th, 2015 - November 6th, 2015
Confluence Assembly Room - Confluence Building, Community College of Denver (Auraria Campus)- 800 Curtis Street, Denver CO A Discussion with the US Department of Education Hosted by WCET and the Community College of Denver

Out with Old Edtech and in with the New

October 22nd, 2015
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.

Teaching Competencies for 21st Century Learners

October 6th, 2015
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
The postsecondary education sector is a major market for commercial providers of identity authentication and remote proctoring systems.

Accessibility for Edtech Across the Campus: Turning a Negative into a Positive

September 29th, 2015
Over the past few years, there have been a number of public complaints and agreements with colleges and universities regarding providing accessible information technologies.

Promoting a Culture of Accessibility for Online Students

September 24th, 2015
Institutions are at varying stages of implementing accessibility processes from individuals managing reactive accommodations to robust campus-wide initiatives.

Video Captioning

September 10th, 2015
Higher education institutions must be in compliance with federal accessibility laws but their ability to do so is challenged by a number of factors, including leadership, staff resources, cost, decentralized video production activities by individual faculty and departments, copyright, and more.

State Authorization: Methods for Tracking the Free Range Distance Ed. Student

August 18th, 2015
State authorization is a recipe of equal parts. Part 1: understanding state regulations. Part 2: understanding your institution’s out-of-state footprint. One without the other is a map with no legend.