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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?
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.
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.
WCET is delighted to announce the perfect pairing of two internationally known experts on information technology law and policy in higher education.
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.
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.
Institutions must have appropriate internal controls to prevent, detect, and report suspected fraud or abuse of federal financial aid funds.
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.
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.
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.