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Issues and Trends in Edtech in 2015

January 8th, 2015
What is in store for technology enhanced teaching and learning in higher education in 2015? Will the higher education reauthorization act impact the growth of competency-based education and hinder the development of adaptive and personalized learning programs? Will the Internet of Things (IoT) reach higher education?

PAR Student Success Membership Offer for WCET Institutions

December 10th, 2014
Now PAR invites WCET members to join the next wave of pioneers driving measurable improvements in student outcomes through a special Student Success Membership of the PAR Framework.

Lessons Learned with Institutional Data Analytics

October 9th, 2014
Institutions are in varying stages of data analytics initiatives, some have highly robust dashboards with comprehensive student interventions and many are just starting the conversations.

Law and Disorder: Revision and Laws Affected by the Internet

September 23rd, 2014
WCET is delighted to announce the perfect pairing of two internationally known experts on information technology law and policy in higher education.

State Authorization for Military Students

August 20th, 2014
All educational institutions must sign the revised Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by September 5, 2014, if they wish to offer Tuition Assistance (TA) to their students in the military.

Two Webcasts on State Authorization for Distance Education

August 14th, 2014
States protect consumers of higher education by expecting colleges to follow their laws and in many cases, seeking approval before serving students in their state.

Combating Fraud While Protecting Aid for True Students

May 21st, 2014
Institutions must have appropriate internal controls to prevent, detect, and report suspected fraud or abuse of federal financial aid funds.

The Upcoming Higher Education Act Reauthorization

April 10th, 2014
What is the legal basis for so many of those pesky federal regulations that have gotten your attention over the past few years? The Higher Education Act of 1965. The law is supposed to be "reauthorized" every five years, and Congress has begun its work on its rewrite of what will be the next iteration of the HEA.

Big Audacious Conversation About Competency-Based Education

March 13th, 2014
In 2013, the Department of Education and the President encouraged institutions to consider incorporating CBE programs to aid attainment and affordability goals, and provided guidance for offering federal financial aid.

Bringing a Campus Experience to Online Students

February 13th, 2014
In order for distance learning programs to provide the "college experience" that many of these students need to encourage their continued education, we must deliver engaging courses, but also present a co-curricular experience to them on their own virtual turf.