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Nurturing Digital Learning: Unveiling the HBCU Advantage

Published by: WCET | 2/22/2024

This month, February, WCET’s main focus topic has been on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). February marks Black History Month, an observance that honors the rich histories and acknowledges the invaluable contributions of African Americans across various facets of society. In honor of this Heritage Month, we wanted to highlight the the inclusive and […]

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Major Changes to Distance Ed: Department of Education Rulemaking Week 2 Update

Published by: WCET | 2/13/2024

The film Nyad is sometimes difficult to watch as the titular character braves her way through a Cuba to Florida swim that took 53 hours of non-stop swimming. Along the way she is besieged by poisonous jellyfish, sharks, exhaustion, and the constant battering of waves. We feel a connection with her. Last week was the […]

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Scaffolding Virtual Simulations in Higher Education for Career-Readiness

Published by: WCET | 1/25/2024

Post-secondary education serves as a cornerstone for personal development and plays a large role in shaping an individual’s career path. Such an education provides the opportunity to increase a student’s understanding of their chosen field and to develop important skills for their daily personal and work life. Experiential and practical experiences associated with a course […]

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Fostering Inclusivity Through True Support for Female Faculty

Published by: WCET | 1/23/2024

While I feel that the pandemic brought the impact of mental and physical health on daily life more into focus, it’s still hard for us to balance wellness with work. I love my work, but this is a daily struggle for me. Throw some health challenges into the mix, and suddenly that juggling act gets […]

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Major Changes to Distance Ed Proposed: Department of Education Back to Rulemaking Table

Published by: WCET | 1/18/2024

Here we go again! Significant changes to postsecondary distance education operations emerged from the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) Winter 2024 negotiated rulemaking discussion. The proposed changes could be huge and we suggest you read or scroll through this post to see what might affect you and your students. For example, state authorization reciprocity could […]

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Developing Institutional Level AI Policies and Practices: A Framework

Published by: WCET | 12/7/2023

ChatGPT recently turned one and what a wild, first year it has been. Over the last twelve months, institutions have scrambled to not only better understand generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on teaching and learning, but also to determine the best ways to provide guardrails and guidance for faculty, staff, and students. Many […]

Policy

Veterans Day History and Policy Issues to Watch When Serving Veterans

Published by: WCET | 11/10/2023

WCET would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and show appreciation for our veterans and military affiliated families. Thank you to those who currently serve and have served in the U.S. Armed Services. WCET Frontiers would like to honor our veterans by sharing about the history of Veterans Day and also share some updates […]

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California Initiative to Drive FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application Completion

Published by: WCET | 11/9/2023

Today, WCET’s parent company, WICHE – the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, is holding its Commission Meeting in California. During this meeting, Commission members, higher education leaders from each of the WICHE states, and WICHE staff will meet to orient new Commissioners, discuss the work of WICHE and WICHE member states, hold committee meetings […]

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The Online Consortium of Oklahoma:  From Grassroots to Greatness

Published by: WCET | 10/19/2023

Today we continue the 2023 WOW Awards series here on Frontiers! If you missed the first post in our series, check out the post about RIOPACT from Rio Salado College. This week, we’re joined by Brad Griffith, Associate Vice Chancellor […]

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