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Welcome to the new WCET Frontiers

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 4/14/2022 | 0 comments

Last fall, WCET relaunched the WCET website. And, to be honest, Frontiers got a little jealous. So, what else could we do except give Frontiers an update as well? As you can see, we’ve made several design and feature changes to the Frontiers blog. Here is a quick tour of our updates! The first official […]

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Together, as an Online Community: Building an Online Program from Scratch

Published by: WCET Frontiers | 3/31/2022 | 0 comments

We are pleased to welcome Ryan Faulkner of College of Eastern Idaho as today’s guest blogger. We often hear about the great things that large institutions are doing, but we have many members at smaller colleges and universities who are thriving in the online world. Thank you to Ryan for sharing a bit of his […]

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Six OER Student Cost Savings and Cost-Benefit Principles for Decision Makers

Published by: WCET Frontiers | 3/8/2022 | 0 comments

WCET is happy host the National Consortium of Open Educational Resources (NCOER), which facilitates collaborative efforts of the four regional higher education compacts: Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC), New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE), Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), and Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). In celebration of Open Education Week, today’s […]

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Update on Issues Affecting Veterans Benefits

Published by: ewalton | 11/11/2021 | 0 comments

Thank you to our many military veterans! As we look forward to Veterans Day, we wish to honor the men and women who serve and who have served in the U.S. Armed Services. WCET Frontiers frequently shares information regarding Veterans Benefits about the issues related to students receiving benefits while participating in distance learning. Institution […]

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#WCET2021- That’s A Wrap…Almost

Published by: Megan Raymond | 11/5/2021 | 0 comments

The 33rd WCET Annual Meeting took place on November 2nd in our virtual platform. The event was a one-day conference which included two pre-conference workshops as well as post-conference sessions taking place this week and next. Although we were disappointed that we were unable convene in person yet again this year, our virtual Annual Meeting […]

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Stories from the Educational Underground – WCET Interviews Peter Smith

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 10/27/2021 | 0 comments

“Learning happens everywhere. Somehow, we have to figure out how to recognize that learning.” That was one of the closing thoughts that stuck with me when I sat in on an interview between WCET’s Executive Director, Russ Poulin, and the inspiring Peter Smith late last month. The interview centered on Peter’s newest book on higher […]

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Leveraging the Strategic Planning Process for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 8/12/2021 | 3 comments

Today’s post from Janelle Elias with the WCET Steering Committee working group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion reviews her research on how WCET member institutions are addressing equity work in strategic plans. This post continues the series started earlier this month on “Enabling Difference.” WCET leadership will continue the series throughout the month of August […]

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Origins of the State Authorization Network: We Missed the Bus, But Caught the Spirit

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 4/6/2021 | 0 comments

Ten years ago on April 6th, the first meeting of the initial members of WCET’s State Authorization Network (SAN) was held in Boulder, Colorado. To honor SAN’s 10th Birthday, I asked the founder of SAN, Russ Poulin, to reflect on the history of the state authorization issue and the need for the Network. I also […]

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Extra Extra! Read All About It (these books)

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 4/2/2021 | 0 comments

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. Today, I will share some of the new books that you might enjoy considering for […]

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Modern Mentoring – and Thoughts on What That Is

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 3/26/2021 | 0 comments

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 Women’s Month, today’s Closer Conversation is focused on mentoring women in digital learning. The session […]

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