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Rethinking Diversity: Prioritizing Access, Equity, and Belonging in the Workplace

Published by: WCET | 2/29/2024

Today’s workplaces are ever evolving, and one of the best consequences of that is the pursuit of equity and access. It is imperative that we not only foster inclusive environments but actively celebrate such workplaces that embrace diversity and recognize those individuals working to advance inclusive initiatives. In today’s post, guest author Sabrina Short, Founder […]

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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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HBCUv – Reimagining Digital Learning for HBCUs

Published by: WCET | 9/28/2023

National HBCU Week, a White House initiative to gather HBCU representatives, federal agencies, and supporting organizations, kicked off this week in Arlington, Virginia. The theme this year is “Raising the Bar: Forging Excellence through Innovation & Leadership.” Prior to the […]

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Equity in a World of Artificial Intelligence

Published by: WCET | 4/20/2023

Since our last blog in January on generative artificial intelligence (AI), the field has changed by leaps and bounds: Open AI released GPT4, Microsoft released its AI empowered Bing, and, Google recently released Bard. The higher education press continues to […]

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ChatGPT’s Take on the WCET Spring Virtual Summit

Published by: WCET | 2/21/2023

So, this post was written(?) generated(?)by ChatGPT. Mostly, but not fully. If you’re like us, you’re reading many of the articles and news about ChatGPT with excitement, sometimes confusion, and often apprehension. Many of the WCET team members have accessed ChatGPT […]

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Don’t Let the Urgency Fool You! – Cybersecurity Introduction Part III

Published by: WCET | 2/9/2023

I’ve written a couple blog posts already introducing different aspects of cybersecurity, including a general introduction to the topic and a description of common password issues. Today I want to talk to you about a certain kind of cybersecurity threat […]

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Put Down the Shiny Object: The Overwhelming State of Higher Education Technology

Published by: WCET | 2/2/2023

At this year’s WCET Annual Meeting, Brandon Karcher, the Manager of Instructional Technology at Bucknell University, facilitated an unconference session titled “Higher Ed Technology: Innovative or Overwhelming.” A thought-provoking Twitter thread flowed from the session, further considering the proliferation of […]

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A Transformative Journey – Using Digital Tools in Higher Education

Published by: WCET | 12/21/2022

Today WCET Frontiers welcomes Shani Suber, Dean of E-learning Effectiveness and Enhancement with Dallas College and member of the WCET Steering Committee! Shani joins us to talk about her transformative journey using digital learning tools to better help students achieve […]

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Evolving Evaluation: The Future of Faculty Development in the Digital Age

Published by: WCET | 5/19/2022

Don’t you just love performance evaluations? I do! Just kidding, is there anyone who truly loves being evaluated on their job or teaching performance? I do, however, appreciate the opportunity to learn and improve my work or teaching (etc.). So, […]

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Re-imagining Student Support: the Rise of the Basic Needs Coordinator

Published by: WCET | 2/10/2022

Today on WCET Frontiers, author David Helene talks about the role of basic needs coordinators and how the emergence of the position at higher education institutions supports students throughout their learning journey. Thank you David for highlighting ways basic needs […]

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