Tag: Readiness and Developmental Courses

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Addressing the Skills Gap and New Opportunities in Higher Ed

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 5/31/2019 | 1 comments

Next week, WCET hosts it’s annual Leadership Summit. This year the topic is: Workforce Partnerships that Work: Creating Public-Private Partnerships that Serve Students, Institutions, Employers, and Communities. Summit attendees will attend sessions focused on higher education institutions can work with employers to create programming focused on helping students be more career ready and skilled for […]

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Transforming Our Model for Student Success: The WRAP Initiative

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/19/2018 | 0 comments

Welcome to the final blog post in our WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award blog post series! Today we are joined by Jason M. Ruckert from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide, to discuss their 2018 WOW Award winning initiative: Worldwide Retention, Affinity, and Persistence or WRAP. The WRAP initiative encompasses immersive solutions which include the incorporation […]

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EdReady Montana: Scaling a Low-Cost College Readiness Initiative Statewide

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/11/2018 | 0 comments

Today we continue our 2018 WCET Oustanding Work (WOW) Award blog post series! For this post, we’re joined by Ryan Schrenk and Robert Currie of the Montana Digital Academy (MTDA) with the University of Montana, who are here to tell us all about the EdReady Montana Program. EdReady Montana is an initiative to help students […]

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Rio Salado: Innovation Pushes the Boundaries of Tradition

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 5/3/2018 | 1 comments

Today here on WCET Frontiers we are happy to welcome Stacey VanderHeiden Güney, the Director of the Digital Learning Solution Network. Stacey is here to discuss a recent study on higher education institutions implementing digital learning and follow-up conversations regarding one of the institutions included in the study.  Thank you to Stacey for today’s post […]

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Supporting Students with Technology: Academic Advising in Higher Education

Published by: Russ Poulin | 5/18/2016 | 1 comments

With the desire to support our learners, a number of colleges and universities are implementing technological methods and approaches for academic advising. Whether it is campus change or technological necessity, we need a way to encourage advising programs to consider technology for both content and service delivery for advisee-centered approaches. By researching technological trends and […]

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Concerning Online Learning: Experience Matters

Published by: Russ Poulin | 4/25/2013 | 6 comments

After I published my blog piece that analyzed the Community College Research Center’s (CCRC) new research on online students, Mac Adkins of Smarter Services contacted me about research based upon the experiences of institutions using their services.  Mac was invited to submit this guest blog, which presents outcomes that undergird some of  CCRC’s findings and […]

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Transforming the Developmental Math Experience

Published by: Russ Poulin | 11/8/2012 | 1 comments

The WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award recognizes exceptional efforts by WCET members in implementing technology in higher education, especially in outstanding innovation, quality improvement, or achievements in using educational technology tools, techniques, or services.  Guest Blogger Claudia L’Amoreaux describes the award-winning work of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education and its National Repository of […]

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