Emergency Remote Instruction Is Not Quality Online Learning

Inside Higher Ed

An ‘Ambitious’ Regulatory Agenda

Inside Higher Ed

Defining Key Terms Related to Digital Learning

Survey of Higher Education Faculty & Administrators

Summary Report

Defining Different Modes of Learning: Resolving Confusion and Contention Through Consensus

2018 NEA Suit

Lawsuit filed by NEA against USDE August 2018

Time for Class 2022: The State of Digital Learning and Courseware Adoption

Created By Tyton Partners in Partnership with Every Learner Everywhere, the Time for Class report reviews how institutions integrate instructional materials with good teaching practices to improve student learning outcomes. The report showcases results from a survey of approximately 850 administrators and 3,200 faculty at 1,200 postsecondary institutions.

Supporting Online Adjunct Faculty Across Institutional Roles: An Inclusive Playbook for Academic Leaders & Instructional Support Staff

Online adjunct faculty need more support, and the time to ensure they get the necessary support is now. In the summer of 2021, the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies  (WCET) and the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), with support from the Every Learner Everywhere Network, conducted a study to examine current practices for hiring, onboarding, developing, and supporting online adjunct faculty with the goal of publishing resources to help academic leaders operationalize this knowledge and improve online faculty experiences at their institutions. In the report, Online Adjunct Faculty: A Survey of Institutional Policies and Practices, researchers shared findings from the study and several preliminary recommendations for supporting adjunct faculty who teach online. This piece extends the work of the report by presenting six concrete strategies for academic leaders, college-level leaders, and instructional design staff to adopt now to better support their online adjunct faculty and the community of students and learners in their classrooms.

A WCET Closer Look at Quality Digital Learning in Higher Education

High-quality digital learning is incredibly powerful and effective, and learners of all backgrounds should expect a learning environment that helps them reach their goals.  

The goal of this Closer Look is to provide a foundational understanding of how programs and institutions can ensure the quality of their digital learning courses and programs.

Online Adjunct Faculty: A Survey of Institutional Policies and Practices

In partnership with Every Learner Everywhere, WCET and OLC conducted a survey with higher education administrators regarding online practices for two- and four-year institutions. The organizations also conducted in-depth follow-up interviews with several institutions. This report highlights the role of online adjunct faculty, including hiring practices, expectations, policies, and support and provides strategies to better support online adjunct faculty and their students.

Improving Departmental Equity Using the IMPACT Framework

Improving Departmental Equity Using the IMPACT Framework includes step-by-step instructions and worksheets for experts and novices alike to anticipate, acknowledge, and redress racism perpetuated by academic departmental policies and practices. This resource is meant to accompany Getting Started With Equity: A Guide for Academic Department Leaders, which walks academic department leaders through the process of conducting an equity audit of the department’s teaching practices and policies, lays out evidence-based teaching practices that support educational equity, and outlines inequities and how to redress them in specific academic disciplines.