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Institutional Accreditation in the Midst of COVID-19

Published by: WCET | 11/6/2020

In response to the pandemic, accrediting agencies acted creatively in applying their quality assurance processes in an uncertain and changing world. Today’s guest post provides insights about how one accrediting agency (the Higher Learning Commission) responded to this challenge and […]

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Exemplars in the Fight against Syndicate Cheating

Published by: WCET | 10/30/2020

Over the past two weeks, Frontiers has featured its series on academic integrity and cheating syndicates. The first post considered the spectrum of threats facing higher education and our students and the second looked at the practices cheating sites use […]

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It is Time to Improve Higher Education Transfer

Published by: WCET | 10/28/2020

This week the Scaling Partners Network, on which I represent WCET, issued a “call to action” regarding transfer in higher education. It’s a bold request to educators and policy makers to rethink articulation among institutions. In this post, I outline […]

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Spectrum of Threats to Academic Integrity

Published by: WCET | 10/15/2020

One of the priorities identified this year by WCET’s Steering Committee was to shed light on the unscrupulous practice of third party sites that entice students to cheat. WCET learned that many of our member institutions regularly issue “cease and […]

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An Equation at the Heart of Equity in Higher Education

Published by: WCET | 10/9/2020

WCET is thrilled to serve as the intermediary for Every Learner Everywhere, a network of twelve partner organizations with expertise in evaluating, implementing, scaling, and measuring the efficacy of education technologies, curriculum and course design strategies, teaching practices, and support […]

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Working Toward Equity in Online Education

Published by: WCET | 10/1/2020

Editors note: An earlier edition of this article was published with a different title. Our team needed to make some updates to the content. We apologize for any disruption to reading the post. Online education has a problem and it’s […]

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Surprise! Newly Released Final Regulations

Published by: WCET | 8/26/2020

On April 1st, the Department of Education released the final set of proposed regulations stemming from the 2019 Negotiated Rulemaking process (April Fools!). Back in April, WCET published three blog posts outlining the proposed regulations on April 3rd, April 6th, […]

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Get Online… The Making of a Podcast

Published by: WCET | 8/6/2020

It is no secret that many of us on the WCET team, myself included, enjoy listening to podcasts. In fact, we’ve recommended podcasts in several of our summer listen lists. This year, one of the podcasts we included in our […]

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