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Guest Blog: A Glimpse of the Future

Published by: WCET | 7/6/2011

Myk Garn, SREB, and Hae Okimoto, University of Hawaii, have been thinking up an exciting new addition to the WCET Annual Conference.  We asked them to share their idea with you. The future is relatively hard to predict.  But, future […]

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Online Ed Needs to Be More Aggressive in the Quality Debate

Published by: WCET | 6/15/2011

Diane Goldsmith is the Executive Director of the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium.  A long-time contributor to WCET activities, Diane is the current WCET Steering Committee Chair and serves on the WCET Executive Council. Maybe I’m just getting cranky, but I’m […]

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WCET Awarded Bill & Melinda Gates Grant on Predictive Analytics

Published by: WCET | 5/16/2011

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded WCET (the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) a grant to identify variables that influence student retention and progression.  Announced in a May 16 press release, the findings are intended to assist institutional and […]

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Predictions and Hopes for Elearning in 2011

Published by: WCET | 1/6/2011

I thought it might be fun and informative to pose a challenge to several people whose opinions I respect.  I asked them to send me: “A prediction – something that you think will happen in 2011.  You can be as […]

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Challenges and a Solution for Training New Online Adjunct Faculty

Published by: WCET | 12/13/2010

Watch for more information about the regulations regarding state approval of distance education coming soon. Meanwhile, I am pleased to introduce this guest posting about developing online adjunct faculty. Faculty development for distance teachers has long been thought to be […]

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Shameless Plug for and Heartfelt Thanks to WCET

Published by: WCET | 10/7/2010

Original post from Ellen Wagner on her eLearning Roadtrip blog: As I have been immersing myself in the issues, politics and nuances of post-secondary educational online learning this past year, I have come to appreciate the role that a cooperative […]

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The “Connected College”: Secrets to Improving Student Retention

Published by: WCET | 9/22/2010

Shannon Meadows is one of the co-leaders of WCET’s Student Retention Common Interest Group. We were pleased that she accepted our invitation to blog about successful campus strategies that  she has witnessed. Imagine a female community college student in an […]

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Welcome to WCET’s New Frontiers Blog

Published by: WCET | 7/22/2010

It’s exciting that WCET is starting a new blog. There is so much that is interesting that is going on in the distance, online, and hybrid learning spheres that we need more ability to share with each other.  In the […]

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