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How Our Understanding of Academic Rigor Impacts Online Learning

Published by: ewalton | 6/2/2022

We live in a drastically different world than we did just a few years ago. In particular, the higher education part of the world has seen some challenges – and has changed in response. Today’s higher education environment has shifted, […]

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Institutional Accreditation in the Midst of COVID-19

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 11/6/2020

In response to the pandemic, accrediting agencies acted creatively in applying their quality assurance processes in an uncertain and changing world. Today’s guest post provides insights about how one accrediting agency (the Higher Learning Commission) responded to this challenge and […]

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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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The Landscape of OER Policy and Practice in Texas

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 12/19/2019

Welcome to Judith Sebesta, Executive Director of the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas (DigiTex), who joins us with an update on the strategic planning process for the former Virtual College of Texas and to tell us about this year’s […]

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Using a Research-Based Approach – It’s Up to Us

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 12/4/2019

Today we welcome Andria Schwegler, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for the Master of Science Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University – Central Texas. Andria joins us to discuss the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and the opportunity such […]

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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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Building a Network for Curation – the #femedtech movement

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 8/22/2019

As a women working in edtech, open education, and higher education, the #femedtech network has provided hope, joy, and encouragement for me and many others working within the space. Although Maren and I have never met in person, I am […]

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Announcing 10 Tips for Report Writers

Published by: Erin Noelle Walton | 4/3/2019

In this blog, we welcome Mary Ellen Dello Stritto and Kathryn Linder from the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit as they introduce a companion resource: 10 Tips for Report Writers. This new resource was thoughtfully developed to assist practitioners […]

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