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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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Lessons Learned – The Implementation Stage of Microcredentials

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 9/22/2022

Welcome to the continuation of the WCET + WCET Steering work group series focused on microcredential initiatives. This series explores microcredential adoption, implementation, and evaluation. Previously, the series has reviewed the importance of understanding the strategic goals of microcredential projects, […]

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Definitions of Digital and Distance Education Spotlighted by WCET this Fall

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 9/15/2022

What term do you use to describe a course where technology allows faculty and students to connect over space and time? Any/all of these? Distance learning. Online learning. Blended learning. Hybrid learning. Hyflex learning. Digital learning. Remote learning. Emergency remote […]

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Starting at the Beginning – The inception phase of microcredential efforts

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 8/18/2022

Welcome to the continuation of the WCET + WCET Steering work group series focused on microcredential initiatives. This series explores microcredential adoption, implementation, and evaluation. Previously, the series has reviewed the importance of understanding the strategic goals of microcredential projects […]

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Lessons Learned from Listening to Learners: an online program’s early days

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 8/4/2022

Whenever we hear of intriguingly innovative programs happening in the digital learning space, we hasten to share the details with you. That’s why we’re excited to help showcase a new online program focused in on the lifelong learning space that […]

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A Closer Look Back – Working with WCET

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 7/26/2022

Today on Frontiers, we’re happy and also sad to welcome Dr. Elaine Villanueva Bernal, who, for the past several months, has served as the STEM, Digital Learning Strategist for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, here at WCET. Elaine’s post looks back […]

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Digital Learning: A Mystery about Pending Federal Rules

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 6/14/2022

It has been an action-packed year thus far on the Federal regulatory front. In January, we shared a preview of the “coming attractions” and encouraged you to grab some popcorn and watch along with us. And, while we’re only through […]

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It’s Not All Bad

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 6/9/2022

WCET Frontiers is happy to again welcome Kara Monroe, President and Founder of Monarch Strategies LLC to continue her article series on leadership in higher education digital learning. This post, a reflection on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for higher education […]

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Accreditation, Quality, and Changes in Digital Learning

Published by: ewalton | 5/17/2022

The changing nature of digital learning and postsecondary education in the post-COVID era has brought new opportunities and challenges for the quality assurance provided by the accreditation process. In a preview of a plenary session to be held at the […]

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