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Buckle Up. ED is Off to the Races with Its NPRM                                  

Published by: WCET | 7/22/2024

We’ve been waiting with bated breath to see if the U.S. Department of Education would surprise us when they released the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and proposed regulations related to the most recent negotiated rulemaking. Spoiler alert, they have now released the NPRM with proposed rules on distance education. We know that there are […]

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Nurturing Success: Fostering a Caring Digital Learning Environment at HSIs

Published by: WCET | 7/19/2024

A few months ago, we were thrilled to welcome Barry Briggs, one of our interns at WCET and Every Learner Everywhere, as a guest author for a great post about Minority Serving Institutions. Today, we are excited to have Barry back on Frontiers to share his research on the impacts of quality digital learning. This […]

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Higher Education in the Canadian Context: A Time of Digital Transformation

Published by: WCET | 7/11/2024

Welcome to WCET Frontiers!Today, we are delighted to feature a guest post by an esteemed author who has been at the forefront of tracking online, hybrid, and technology-supported learning trends in Canada. Since 2019, Nicole Johnson, Executive Director of the Canadian Digital Learning Research Association, has worked to provide valuable insights into the evolving landscape […]

Policy

Survey of a State Authorization Professional

Published by: WCET | 7/9/2024

Essential Requirements and Critical Roles In today’s ever-evolving landscape of higher education, Distance Education/State Authorization Compliance[1] plays a crucial role in ensuring institutions follow laws, regulations, and guidelines. This process: Distance Education/State Authorization compliance can be a complex and time-consuming process, as each state has its own set of regulations and requirements for out-of-state institutions. […]

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Navigating State Barriers: Challenges for Formerly Incarcerated Students in Licensing Programs

Published by: WCET | 6/27/2024

Higher education has an important role to play when it comes to providing information to students searching for educational programs that leads to a license or certification. In that light, what information should be provided by the institution to formerly incarcerated students who are looking for professional or licensure programs? While some states do have […]

Practice

Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Student Wellness in Distance Learning

Published by: WCET | 6/25/2024

I have tremendous respect for the innovative technologies and dedicated educators who tirelessly work to help their students achieve their educational goals. Today, I’m thrilled to welcome Julie Delich, who will share her insights on supporting virtual students. Julie will discuss practical steps that instructors and staff can implement, and she’ll also highlight important considerations […]

Practice

Juneteenth, Higher Education, and Advancing Educational Equity

Published by: WCET | 6/18/2024

Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19th, marks a pivotal moment in American history—the day in 1865 when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were informed of their freedom, years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. This day symbolizes the end of slavery in the United States and is a profound reminder of the resilience and […]

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