Spotlight Archive

August Webcast: eLearning Consortia: Stories from the Past Looking to the Future

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eLearning consortia foster inter-institutional partnership to share resources, best practices, and often infrastructure with the goal of increasing institutional capacity for online and technology-mediated courses and programs. Learn how institutions and organizations have developed consortia to leverage resources and extent their ability to enhance student access and success.

The webcast will present the historic perspective of eLearning consortia including past efforts, projects, and research. Current consortial models and organizational structures and services will be discussed as well as a look forward to future opportunities for collaboration, innovation, and partnerships.

Join us on Thursday, August 17 at Noon MDT for a free WCET Webcast. Follow the Twitter feed at #WCETwebcast.

Registration is open!

Register Now: Strategic Portfolio Development: Maximizing Course Offerings While Lowering Costs

Strategic Portfolio DevelopmentTM (SPD) is a forward-thinking program planning approach that helps institutions position themselves to more efficiently operate in today’s market while preparing for tomorrow’s. It identifies the most strategic and scalable market-centric digital program anchors, concentrations and certificates to create a series of “suites” that build off of each other, interconnecting current and future content and program areas.

Learn more about this program at our FREE WCET webcast!

7:00 AM HAST/9:00 AM AKDT/10:00 AM PDT/11:00 AM MDT/ Noon CDT/1:00 EDT

Price & Cost of Distance Ed Webcast

Register today for the WCET webcast, “The Price versus Cost Debate” on March 21, 11:30 AM MDT.

Join us for a facilitated conversation between experts on the price and cost of distance education report, which caused quite a conversation in higher ed circles! This webcast is provided free and open to all.

Follow the Twitter feed at #WCETwebcast.

Join us for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month -March 2017!

WCET joins the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD)Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) for Developmental Disabilities awareness month during March of 2017.

The campaign seeks to raise awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of life, as well as awareness to the barriers that people with disabilities still sometimes face in connecting to the communities in which they live.

We will also hold a special webcast, Enabling Accessibility in Learning Technology, March 16th. Join us for this free event!

What will be the 2017 issues and trends in Edtech?

What edtech trends and issues will impact WCET members in 2017?

Join WCET's visionaries and leaders for a discussion of what edtech trends and issues are on the horizon.  What should you be thinking about as you kick-off the 2017 academic year? What emerging issues are you seeing at your institution? Share them, and ask your questions during the open virtual conversation portion of the webcast. This webcast is provided free and open to all. Follow the Twitter feed at #WCETwebcast.

Learn more about this January 19the webcast!

The Future of the Internet of Things...

The Future of Internet of Things is at our doorstep! Join us for a WCET and Blackboard Webcast about the Internet of Things (IoT), IoT and policies, security, and privacy, and the potential for IoT in higher education.

Date: January 17, 2017

Time: Noon PST /1:00 PM MST / 2:00 PM CST/ 3:00 PM EST

The webcast is provided free and open to all. Follow the Twitter feed at #WCETwebcast.

Register today for the webcast.

WCET and GlobalMindED Announce Digital Inclusion Award

WCET and GlobalMindED are now accepting nominations for the Digital Inclusion Award. The Award is a unique recognition of an individual, organization or program having shown significant impact on first generation learner populations with regard to increasing involvement in global digital leadership.

The award aims to increase involvement of first gen students and underserved populations in Global Digital Leadership outcomes to expand access, equity, inclusion and opportunity for all.

Learn more about the digital inclusion award.

SAN Member Exclusive Webcast: 2016 SANsational Award Winners

Hear the SANsational award winners share their state authorization award winning processes for:
Notifications and Disclosures for State Authorization and Location: How do you identify where your students are located?

December 13th, 2016, Time: 9:00 AM Hawaii/ 11:00 AM Alaska/ 12:00 PM PDT and Arizona / 1:00 PM MDT/ 2:00 PM CDT/ 3:00 PM EDT

Here is your opportunity to learn from these wonderful role models. Only State Authorization Network (SAN) members will benefit from this terrific webcast!

Learn more and register today!

What do the election results mean for higher ed?

What are the implications for higher education? What are the opportunities?

Join WCET for a moderated conversation about higher education in the 2017 political climate. The free webcast will take place at 1:00 PM CST, Wednesday, December 7. Bring your questions. Special thanks to Blackboard, Inc. for cosponsoring this webcast.

Register Today!  Follow the Twitter feed at #WCETwebcast.

The webcast will be recorded and posted on the WCET website within one week.