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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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Leveraging Regional Partnerships for a State-wide OER Community

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

Happy Open Education Week! What can be accomplished when we all work together for educational equity? This week’s blog post by Jenny Parks and Regina Gong answers that question (Hint: the answer is going to blow your mind and make […]

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A Flower (and some great quotes) for International Women’s Day

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 3/6/2020

March 8th is International Women’s Day. According to the International Women’s Day (IWD) website, IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, and the celebration has occurred annually for well over a century. […]

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Meet AURS — Your Go-To Resource for Addressing Accessibility Challenges

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 9/27/2019

Accessibility is not only one of the main areas of focus for WCET, but a consistent issue and opportunity for higher education institutions. In order to support faculty, instructional designers, and others who work in the area, Quality Matters, a […]

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Digital Accessibility: The Partnership between Vendors and Institutions

Published by: Erin Noelle Walton | 3/1/2019

For the past year, OLC and WCET have been partnering to better inform our memberships on better meeting student and faculty needs for accessibility. Kelly Hermann, University of Phoenix, and Cyndi Rowland, WebAIM, have provided us with tremendous guidance, including […]

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ED Negotiated Rulemaking: First Reactions and a Preview

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 1/14/2019

A fond welcome and thank you to Van Davis, Foghlam Consulting, for his analysis of what will be discussed in the U.S. Department of Education’s rulemaking process, which begins this week. As you will see, there sure is a lot […]

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Oh, What’s in a Name? – Definitions of Distance Ed

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 5/11/2017

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) And by name, I mean definition. And by definition, I mean the definition of distance education. […]

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The Purdue Acquisition of Kaplan – Background, Opinion, and Questions

Published by: Russ Poulin | 4/28/2017

There was quite a bit of surprise in the higher education world yesterday when Purdue University (a large land-grant university in Indiana) announced that it was essentially acquiring Kaplan University (a large for-profit institution). Lots of questions arise. This blog […]

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