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Open Education Week 2021: A virtual trip around the globe

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 3/5/2021

Happy #OEWeek! This week we celebrated with our WCET, higher education, and open education community on social media and learned through a wonderful guest post from Jenny Parks and Regina Gong. Check out their post for information on leveraging partnerships […]

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Engage the Expert Network with Every Learner Everywhere

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 2/19/2021

Providing and supporting education today requires instructors and practitioners to be highly knowledgeable, flexible, and adaptable, and to have a whole toolbox full of technology and teaching related skills. This is especially true now that they are teaching or supporting […]

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Structure Your Accessibility Work

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 12/4/2020

The following special topic paper originally appeared in the publication Pursuing Regulatory Compliance for Digital Instruction in Response to Covid-19: Policy Playbook, which was published by the Every Learner Everywhere Network and develop and edited by WCET. The Playbook gives background on several […]

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Exemplars in the Fight against Syndicate Cheating

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 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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Get Online… The Making of a Podcast

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 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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A Road to Somewhere

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 7/31/2020

Last month I asked our readers to contemplate whether or not we’re “on a road to nowhere” as we prepare for the fall and beyond. Today, I want to take a look at where we are on that road and […]

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Surveys Highlight Student and Faculty Experiences with Remote Learning

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 7/8/2020

Two new surveys show the reactions and resilience of students and faculty in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring. Overcoming conjecture and some bold (often unsupported) statements about the move to remote teaching, the survey results provide real […]

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Avoiding a “Road to Nowhere:” What We Must Do This Fall

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 6/22/2020

In 1985 The Talking Heads released “Road to Nowhere.” That song, and that metaphor, have been on my mind a lot lately as I think about where higher education is going in the fall and beyond. Photo by Illiya Vjestica […]

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