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Call in the Creatives! Reasons the Next Digital Learner Leader You Hire Should Come from The Arts

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 1/24/2023

Today’s post, from three inspirational leaders in the digital and eLearning fields, considers the strengths brought from those who have a background in The Arts. As a musician, theater nerd, and amateur embroiderer, I absolutely enjoyed their discussion and wholeheartedly endorse their advice! Thank you to Sasha, Jessica, and Jamie for today’s article!. Enjoy the […]

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A Transformative Journey – Using Digital Tools in Higher Education

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 12/21/2022

Today WCET Frontiers welcomes Shani Suber, Dean of E-learning Effectiveness and Enhancement with Dallas College and member of the WCET Steering Committee! Shani joins us to talk about her transformative journey using digital learning tools to better help students achieve […]

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Public Opportunity to Participate in SARA Reciprocity Policy Modifications

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 12/15/2022

A new SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements) Policy Modification Process was approved by its oversight Board last summer. This new process will offer increased transparency and public participation in the development of SARA Policy additions and revisions to manage reciprocity […]

Policy

Regular and Substantive Interaction Update: Where Do We Go from Here?

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 11/8/2022

What is “Regular and Substantive Interaction”? Congress created a distinction between the definitions of “distance education” and “correspondence education” for purposes of federal financial aid eligibility. The distinction is that distance education courses include “regular and substantive interaction” (or RSI) […]

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Assessment and evaluation of microcredentials: What success looks like and to whom

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 9/29/2022

Overview and Introduction Today, we conclude the WCET blog series on microcredentials which set out to address the inception, implementation, and evaluation of microcredentialing approaches across the higher education industry. We learned that there is a wide range of reasons […]

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