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Member-Only Community Overview

What are WCET Online Communities?" "

wcetMIX is WCET’s online community platform and email discussions where members*  can ask questions of thousands of higher education peers, stay updated on digital learning breaking news, participate in member-only events and experiences, and more. MIX provides members the opportunity to…

  • ask and answer questions to and from peers,
  • stay up to date on digital learning in higher education,
  • participate in the WCET community,
  • review archives on community building opportunities, and,
  • explore options for finding and using the archives of our wcetDISCUSS and wcetNEWS email lists,
  • access member-only resources on timely topics,
  • ask questions of WCET featured digital learning experts.

*Most wcetMIX communities are reserved for WCET or SAN members. Some communities are reserved for working groups, event attendees, and other invitation-only groups.

See the table below to learn more about each WCET Community, including how to email the community list directly.

Who can participate?

WCET member institutions and organizations may have an unlimited number of administrators and personnel signed up to receive WCET’s valuable news and discussions. We strongly encourage members to take advantage of the news, resources, communications, and sharing that come to you from WCET’s two primary communities – wcetDISCUSS and wcetNEWS.

wcetDISCUSS – a moderated discussion community reserved for WCET members. The community puts you in touch with higher education professionals from institutions and organizations around the world. Have a question about how others address a policy issue, leadership issue, or design solutions to certain educational technology challenges? Ask the community via email or by logging in to the community. This is a quick and easy way to get ideas and input from your peers.

Eligibility – WCET Member.

Community email: WCET-wcetdiscuss@ConnectedCommunity.org

wcetNEWS – a WCET member-only community and email list used to distribute WCET’s popular Article Digest, job posts from WCET members, announcements, and breaking news of general interest to our members. Share your announcements with the membership by posting to the discussion or emailing to WCET-wcetnews@ConnectedCommunity.org.

Eligibility – WCET Member.

Community email: WCET-wcetnews@ConnectedCommunity.org

wcetAsktheExpert – the WCET Ask the Expert community features a higher education digital learning expert each month to answer member questions. Experts may be blog authors or featured in a WCET event. WCET members may ask their questions over the course of the month and experts will respond asynchronously.

Eligibility – WCET Member.

Community email: WCET-asktheexpert@ConnectedCommunity.org

SAN Coordinators – the community and email distribution list for the coordinators of each State Authorization Network membership to share the agendas for monthly SAN coordinator calls and other SAN membership management information.

Eligibility – SAN Member, SAN Coordinators.

Community email: WCET-wcetsancoordinators@ConnectedCommunity.org

WCET SAN Network – is a State Authorization Network members-only community and email list used to distribute SAN’s news updates, monthly eNewsletters, and facilitate moderated discussions about timely topics in order to share compliance management questions and experiences among the SAN membership community. Share your questions and experiences with the SAN Network Community by posting to the discussion or emailing

Eligibility – SAN Member.

Community email: WCET-wcetsannetwork@ConnectedCommunity.org

SAN Newcomers – a community onboarding experience for new SAN Coordinators and cohorts of other new SAN members. The purpose of this community is to guide new coordinators and members through the SAN website and related resources, so that they can find the information they need, when they need it.

Eligibility – New SAN Coordinator, SAN Member.

Community email: WCET-sannewcomers@ConnectedCommunity.org

SAN Advanced Topics Workshop – a community for participants to share workshop notifications and resources as well as for participants to ask questions and interact with each other during the workshop.

Eligibility – Event Registration.

Community email: WCET-sanadvancedtopicsworkshop@ConnectedCommunity.org

SAN Basics Workshop – a community for participants to ask questions and interact with each other during the workshop.

Eligibility – Event Registration.

Community email: WCET-sanbasicsworkshop@ConnectedCommunity.org

WCET Consortia & System Leaders – this community is targeted at connecting professionals leading or coordinating multi-institution digital learning activities and services. Participants can share announcements, seek how others addressed challenges, and promote collaborative solutions.

Eligibility – Invite Only.

Community email:

WCET Annual Meeting Community – for event attendees to ask questions and interact with each other leading up to, during, and after each year’s event.

Eligibility – Event Registration.

 

WCET Executive Council Community – for members of the WCET Executive Council.

Eligibility – current Executive Council Member.

Community email: WCET-EC@ConnectedCommunity.org

WCET Steering Committee Community – for members of the WCET Steering Committee.

Eligibility – current Steering Committee Member.

Community email: WCET-SC@ConnectedCommunity.org

DEI Steering Committee Work Group – community for members of the WCET Steering Committee Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work group.

Eligibility – Steering Committee Member, participation in work group.

Community email: WCET-scworkgroupdei@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Using WCET Member Communities

Anyone involved in a member organization is eligible to join the WCET Communities and email lists. Click the subscribe button below to sign up to participate in the WCET Communities. For information about SAN member communities and emails, contact lfletcher@wiche.edu.

Please review the WCET Community Etiquette and Use page for information on participating in MIX and submitting posts.

For more information, contact:

Lindsey Downs

Assistant Director, Communications and Community, WCET


303-541-0234

ldowns@wiche.edu

@lindsey0427

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