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WCET Coming Attractions for the Fall

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 9/17/2020 | 0 comments

In a world…in which unthinkable disasters plague colleges and universities… It’s a long-standing joke that many action and disaster film movie trailers begin with a deep-voice providing the harbinger of doom with the introduction “in a world…”. Arising from the smokey flames come our story’s heroes. Hey, they look like instructional designers, higher ed administrators, […]

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A DETA Update

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 7/26/2018 | 0 comments

It’s a DETA Update! Today we welcome Tanya Joosten, Director of Digital Learning Research and Development and Co-Director, National Research Center for Distance Education (DETA) and Technological Advancements at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, to give us an update on DETA. DETA was established with funding from the U.S. Department of Education Fund for the Improvement […]

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Research on Distance Ed and Technological Advancements: An Update on DETA

Published by: Russ Poulin | 9/14/2016 | 0 comments

What’s Been Up? The National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA) is wrapping up its second year of a national U.S. Department of Education funded effort to conduct rigorous research to identify key factors influencing student success in blended, online, and competency-based education. The DETA Research Toolkit was launched in 2015 intended […]

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DETA Advances Distance Ed Research Through Grants and a Toolkit

Published by: Russ Poulin | 10/19/2015 | 1 comments

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Distance Education and Technological Advancements (DETA) Research Center invites you to participate in a competitive grant process. They are looking for researchers who want to conduct rigorous studies on effective course and institution practices in online learning. Even if you are not interested in the grant competition, you should review their […]

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Defining a Research Agenda for Distance Education

Published by: WCET Frontiers | 2/10/2015 | 1 comments

Thank you to Tanya Joosten, Laura Pedrick, and Diane Reddy for inviting me to a summit to kick-off the new National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements.  Operated by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, DETA (as they have thankfully monikered the effort) is: “…funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement […]

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