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Ignoring state authorization? How long can you tread water?

Published by: WCET | 11/21/2011

As part of our coverage of the state authorization issue, we at WCET have met several regulators charged with enforcing those rules.  We asked Alan Contreras, who recently retired from Oregon’s Office of Degree Authorization and is now a higher […]

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Dispatch from Denver – Friday

Published by: WCET | 10/29/2011

Hello from the WCET Annual Conference – More fun and learning from Denver.  The temperatures outside warmed up  and so did the sessions inside.  Here are more thoughts, comments, and things we learned today… Mike Goldstein, from the Dow Lohnes […]

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Dispatch from Denver – Thursday

Published by: WCET | 10/28/2011

Hello from the WCET Annual Conference – We are having fun with our friends here in Denver and wanted to share with you some of the thoughts, comments, and things we have learned thus far… On Monday we had record […]

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More than One Path to Meeting the Adult Degree Completion BIG GOAL

Published by: WCET | 10/20/2011

Lumina Foundation has a BIG GOAL:  To increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by the year 2025.  Over the past several years, they have supported many projects that are of sufficient scale to […]

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Prepping for a Smackdown

Published by: WCET | 10/12/2011

Our guest post this week is by Ritchie Boyd, Academic Technology Specialist at Montana State University, long-time WCETer and one of the best Smackdown’ers from our inaugural Smackdown powered by Pecha Kucha (learn how to pronounce it here) at the […]

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Learning Analytics Lessons from Moneyball

Published by: WCET | 10/5/2011

by Ellen Wagner, WCET Executive Director The recent release of the movie Moneyball has drawn attention to an idea that has also been top of mind at WCET in recent months: What might happen if we used advanced statistical methods […]

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No ‘Deus Ex Machina’ on State Authorization

Published by: WCET | 9/22/2011

Ancient Greek playwrights would sometimes write themselves into a corner.  The intricate plot, which was so carefully developed through the initial acts, did not lend itself to an easy resolution in the finale. One answer was to let the gods […]

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Learn. Do. Connect. Enjoy. In the Mile High City.

Published by: WCET | 9/13/2011

WCET’s 23rd Annual Conference is just around the corner.  The office is a buzz with the coordination of speakers, logistics, and details for the conference. I like many of you, am wondering if we lost a month of summer, because […]

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WICHE Internet Course Exchange—A Solution for Institutions with Declining Budgets

Published by: WCET | 9/8/2011

Guest post by Kelley Brandt, Assistant Director of Distance Education at Boise State University.  Kelley also serves as the WICHE ICE PIC Coordinator organizing communications and activities among the participating institutional representatives.  Broadening student access to experts through collaboration Social […]

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