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It is Time to Improve Higher Education Transfer

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/28/2020

This week the Scaling Partners Network, on which I represent WCET, issued a “call to action” regarding transfer in higher education. It’s a bold request to educators and policy makers to rethink articulation among institutions. In this post, I outline […]

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Regional Collaboration in Promoting OER Adoption

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 12/12/2018

Today WCET Frontiers is excited to showcase the recent Open Educational Resources (OER) Implementation and Policy Summit for the MHEC States. This multi-state OER meeting brought together OER advocates from across campuses, legislatures, faculty, students, and more to collaboratively learn […]

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WCET18 – The Thematic Experience

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 11/29/2018

Hello and welcome to my yearly WCET Annual Meeting summary and review! This year I’m changing things up a bit – instead of the usual day-by-day, play-by-play, I’d like to focus on some of the themes we noticed that filtered […]

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MonsterBash: Data Protection and Privacy Unmasked

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/31/2018

It is getting scary out there! What a spooky coincidence that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month! It is 2018, is your institution or organization’s data protected? How do you know the goblins, ghouls, and trolls are not already […]

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WCET’s Pre-History: Origins of a 30-Year Old Cooperative

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 9/19/2018

In case you haven’t heard, WCET has turned 30th! That’s right, we’re celebrating our 30th year at our Annual Meeting in October. As part of that celebration, we invited Ray Lewis, an early WCET Steering Committee member and WCET friend, […]

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Count All Students! Outcome Measures for Community Colleges

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 4/17/2018

Should we count all students when analyzing higher education, or only some of them? We think all students should be included….and community colleges are often misrepresented by not doing so. This third post in a series of posts on the […]

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Count All Students! Outcome Measures for Non-Traditional Institutions

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 4/12/2018

Should we count all students when analyzing higher education, or only some of them? It’s not surprising that when you include all students, you get different results from that analysis than when you don’t. We think all students should be […]

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Count All Students! New Outcome Measures Now Include Non-Traditional Students

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 4/10/2018

There is new improvement to the U.S. Department of Education’s Graduation Rate statistic. And we should all be using it. Institutions with large non-traditional student enrollments (e.g.: community colleges, online colleges, inner city universities, military-serving institutions) have not been well-represented […]

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Higher Education Act – Innovations, Definitions, and State Authorization

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 3/15/2018

When passed in 1965, the Higher Education Act (HEA) was intended to “to strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in postsecondary and higher education.” Updated or “reauthorized” several times since […]

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