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Finding Your Way Through Financial Aid

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 6/8/2017

This month WCET is focusing on a complex component of student participation in higher education: financial aid. We are very appreciative of our friends at the National Association for Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) for providing two blog posts giving […]

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Connecticut’s One-Stop Service Increases Enrollment and Retention

Published by: Russ Poulin | 3/8/2017

WCET has long been a champion of e-learning consortia, multi-institution efforts to partner to do more together than can be done by an individual campus. Today we feature one of them. In the past, the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium (CTDLC) […]

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Education Department Clarifies Its Intent on State Authorization Reciprocity

Published by: Russ Poulin | 1/9/2017

To paraphrase Mark Twain: “The report of SARA’s death was an exaggeration.” Department of Education officials recently told me that they recognize the hard work over many years in creating interstate reciprocity agreements for state authorization. They also expressed surprise […]

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A Lump of Coal for SARA and Other Goodies in the State Authorization Regulations

Published by: Russ Poulin | 12/16/2016

The U.S. Department of Education released its final version of the its long-awaited regulations on “State Authorization of Postsecondary Distance Education, Foreign Locations” earlier today.  They will be published next week with an effective date of July 1, 2018. What […]

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Virtually Inspired Website Showcases Practical Innovations

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 12/8/2016

This week we welcome Dr. Susan Aldridge, President of Drexel University Online, and Marci Powell, Chair Emerita of the U.S. Distance Learning Association, to discuss Drexel’s success in teaching and learning in virtual environments. Their story is not only “virtually […]

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Six Ideas to Innovate Higher Ed Conferences

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 11/2/2016

Leading up to the 2016 Annual Meeting, the WCET team and Steering Committee discussed making future conferences more of an experience that includes facilitated discussions, loosely organized conversations around key edtech topics, and other session types to make the event […]

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The Future of Learning and Work

Published by: Russ Poulin | 9/28/2016

Today’s guest blogger is Jeremy Walsh of Learning House. He has spent his career helping organizations to reach their potential. As a dynamic leader, business developer, former pastor, small business owner, entrepreneur, and business consultant, he has a unique perspective on […]

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