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A Hopefully Interesting Introduction to Passwords

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 9/8/2022

Password security is, simultaneously, one of the most important and most hated aspects of cybersecurity. To many – myself included – it’s frustrating and confounding that everyone should need so many passwords, each of which contain more complex characters, just to stay somewhat secure in our modern society. Beyond that, the fact that accounts can […]

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Mental Health Awareness and Care in Higher Education

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 7/21/2022

Today I’m thankful to welcome, again, Kara Monroe, President and Founder of Monarch Strategies LLC to continue her Frontiers series on leadership in higher education digital learning. This post, a reflection on mental health, especially as it pertains to caring for […]

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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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Distributed Leadership Can Help with Recovery After the Pandemic

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 6/25/2021

Today I am happy to welcome Vickie Cook with the University of Illinois Springfield, who joins us to discuss recent study undertaken on distributed leadership models and the experiences of using such models in our daily educational work. Thank you […]

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Extra Extra! Read All About It (these books)

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 4/2/2021

There are always new books. Several books have either come across my desk or caught my attention this year. Wish I (and all of you) had more time to get all the reading done that we would like to accomplish. […]

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Modern Mentoring – and Thoughts on What That Is

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 3/26/2021

Later today WCET will be hosting the first of its new member only events called Closer Conversations. These events are meant to foster active engagement and discussion between several higher education digital learning experts and attendees. in honor of International […]

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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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Congratulations to the 2020 SANsational Award Winners

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 12/10/2020

Institutions often ask, “who is doing good work with state authorization compliance”? The WCET|State Authorization Network (SAN) is pleased to celebrate our sixth year recognizing the outstanding efforts of SAN member institutions and organizations by awarding SANsational Awards. About the […]

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