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The Evolution of Compliance For State Authorization of Distance Education

Published by: WCET | 10/17/2023

The State Authorization Network (SAN) is pleased to release a very thorough examination of state authorization of distance education through the lens of a colleague who witnessed many steps in the development of consumer protections for students participating in interstate […]

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ED’s New Proposed Regulations: Part 1, State Authorization Reciprocity

Published by: WCET | 5/24/2023

Big changes could be in store for institutions that offer programs in other states and for the students they serve. This might surprise you as recent press articles about the Department of Education’s new proposed regulations focused solely on Gainful […]

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Welcome to the Wild, Wild West of AI and the Higher Education Institution

Published by: WCET | 5/11/2023

A general perusal of Inside Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, or the internet in general turns up countless fears that generative AI, especially in the form of large language models such as ChatGPT, will increase attacks on academic integrity. […]

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Defining Distance Education in Policy: Announcement and Call to Action

Published by: WCET | 3/7/2023

As previewed in a fall WCET Frontiers post, WCET and SAN have been conducting an analysis of “distance education” definitions used by federal agencies, states, accreditors, and others. The purpose of this review is to highlight the challenges and risks […]

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