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We Missed You WCET! – Our fav moments from #WCET2022

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 12/2/2022

Each year (except for a few recent years that we don’t want to think about) WCET community members, higher education practitioners, and the WCET staff join together to celebrate, collaborate, share, learn, and laugh at the WCET Annual Meeting. After […]

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Update the GI Bill for the Online Era

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 11/21/2022

We normally do not repost content from other sources, but today’s Frontiers entry is a notable exception. November brings us in the United States two great holidays focused on giving thanks. This week is Thanksgiving, but we also are very […]

Policy

Regular and Substantive Interaction Update: Where Do We Go from Here?

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 11/8/2022

What is “Regular and Substantive Interaction”? Congress created a distinction between the definitions of “distance education” and “correspondence education” for purposes of federal financial aid eligibility. The distinction is that distance education courses include “regular and substantive interaction” (or RSI) […]

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Georgetown University’s Trek to Turn Refugees into Students

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 10/13/2022

Today WCET Frontiers welcomes Kelly Otter, Dean of the School of Continuing Studies at Georgetown University, to discuss the University’s program to assist refugees in the Middle East. This outstanding work will have an incredible impact for refugee students, and […]

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Assessment and evaluation of microcredentials: What success looks like and to whom

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 9/29/2022

Overview and Introduction Today, we conclude the WCET blog series on microcredentials which set out to address the inception, implementation, and evaluation of microcredentialing approaches across the higher education industry. We learned that there is a wide range of reasons […]

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Lessons Learned – The Implementation Stage of Microcredentials

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 9/22/2022

Welcome to the continuation of the WCET + WCET Steering work group series focused on microcredential initiatives. This series explores microcredential adoption, implementation, and evaluation. Previously, the series has reviewed the importance of understanding the strategic goals of microcredential projects, […]

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Definitions of Digital and Distance Education Spotlighted by WCET this Fall

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 9/15/2022

What term do you use to describe a course where technology allows faculty and students to connect over space and time? Any/all of these? Distance learning. Online learning. Blended learning. Hybrid learning. Hyflex learning. Digital learning. Remote learning. Emergency remote […]

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