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WCET, OLC, & UPCEA Partner on Higher Ed Act for the 21st Century Learner

Published by: WCET | 1/12/2016

WCET partners with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) in creating a unified voice on pending federal regulations for today’s higher education students. By working together, we can have more impact on […]

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Congress Proposes Changes to Student Data Usage and Privacy Regulations

Published by: WCET | 8/20/2015

Van Davis, Blackboard’s new Associate Vice President of Higher Education Research and Policy, is today’s guest blogger. We’re all engaged in assuring that student data is used properly. Van gives us an insight into legislation that may add new responsibilities in protecting student […]

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Three A’s Driving the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

Published by: WCET | 8/6/2015

This summer the Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor & Pensions) Committee has begun the process of reauthorizing the Higher Education Act of 1965.  As some of you have experienced in previous reauthorizations, the committee has been holding hearings to determine […]

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Connected Devices, Connected Colleagues

Published by: WCET | 7/31/2015

You will not want to miss the WCET Annual Meeting in Denver at the beautiful Westin Downtown,  November 11-13.  Though the fall meeting schedule is packed,  a recent attendee said, “WCET is the one meeting on my agenda that I WILL […]

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Four Recommendations for the Higher Ed Act Reauthorization

Published by: WCET | 6/4/2015

Some new federal regulations may be coming your way and we need to make our voice heard. We need your help in addressing concerns in four areas: ensuring equity for financial aid, student identity, accessibility, and state authorization of distance […]

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DEAC Announces Peer Review Process for Non-traditional Distance Ed Providers

Published by: WCET | 4/16/2015

How do students judge the quality of distance education courses?  The Distance Education Accrediting Commission’s (DEAC) new quality review process helps students to make that evaluation. Traditional colleges have accreditation. Accrediting agencies traditionally provide peer-review evaluations to (according to the […]

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Strong Signals for HEA Reauthorization in 2015

Published by: WCET | 1/29/2015

With great foresight into the happenings of the Hill, today Christopher T. Murray and Kenneth D. Salomon, partners at Thompson Coburn LLP, share with us what they have observed regarding Higher Ed Act Reauthorization possibilities for 2015.  WCET is currently exploring ways to […]

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