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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 […]

Practice

What’s Up with Work-life Balance? Considering new ways of living well.

Published by: WCET | 5/18/2023

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness month? According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the U.S. has observed this since 1949. The month is a focused “national movement to raise awareness about mental health.” You […]

Policy

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. […]

Practice

Our Commitment to Improve – An Accessibility Review of WCET’s Website

Published by: WCET | 4/28/2023

In this post, Rosa Calabrese (WCET’s Manager, Digital Design) and Russ Poulin (WCET’s Executive Director) share our organization’s journey over this past year in improving our website. We have made much progress and there is still more to be done. […]

Practice

Equity in a World of Artificial Intelligence

Published by: WCET | 4/20/2023

Since our last blog in January on generative artificial intelligence (AI), the field has changed by leaps and bounds: Open AI released GPT4, Microsoft released its AI empowered Bing, and, Google recently released Bard. The higher education press continues to […]

Practice

Thinking Strategically About Student Belonging in Online Learning

Published by: WCET | 4/13/2023

The feeling of belonging is, in my opinion and experience, a truly important factor for anyone’s success in an educational or even professional environment. The courses that I remember the most, the ones that I felt made the greatest impression […]

Practice

Increasing Access to Learning by Creating a Custom Online Lab Platform

Published by: WCET | 4/6/2023

A few weeks ago we started our feature of recent WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award winners. Today we continue that feature with one of our WOW Honorable Mentions – Oregon State University Ecampus and their outstanding work developing a custom […]

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