Accessibility in EdTech: How Do Your Products Rate?

13 Mar 2024

Ensuring accessibility in digital learning products is essential to providing all learners with equal educational opportunities. We'll introduce you to a rubric designed to support institutions and edtech suppliers...

Seismic Shifts in Distance Ed Regulations: Gauging Department of Education Rulemaking

20 Mar 2024

Did you feel that quake? In its recent rulemaking, the U.S. Department of Education proposed major changes that will cause institutions to check how the shifting sands will affect...

Distance Ed at a Crossroads: The Changing Landscape of New Regulations

30 Jul 2024

Significant changes are being proposed for distance education courses and programs. If implemented, these new regulations will majorly affect your online courses, programs, and services to students. Join the...

WCET 36th Annual Meeting

08 Oct 2024

Save the date for the WCET 36th Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California. The Call for Proposals will open in March 2024.

Past NCOER Events

Celebrating OERth Week

19 Apr 2021

Open Educational Resources (OER) – freely accessible and openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes – have made education more achievable and equitable for...

New Year, New NCOER Initiative (National Consortium for Open Educational Resources)

14 Jan 2021

State leaders, postsecondary education institutions, and education leaders are working across state lines to promote the adoption of open educational resources (OER) to help millions of students access high-quality learning materials that are free to use, customize, and share....

OER Challenges and Opportunities

24 Sep 2020

With expert panelists Elaine Thornton, Will Cross, and Jennryn Wetzler, we explored a variety of topics related to Open Educational Resources for the Fall term, including: OER and distance education. Guidance on where to find quality OER materials. Inclusivity...

What Campus Leaders Need to Know about Copyright and Intellectual Property

23 Jul 2020

With the rapid move to online learning, many questions have arisen around copyright and intellectual property. What are the policy implications when moving from face-to-face to online? What are essential principles you and your staff need to know to...

Leading Large-Scale OER Initiatives: Stories from the Top

16 Aug 2018

In 2018, we saw an increase in the number of institutions, systems, and states implementing open educational resource initiatives. This webinar featured three WCET members who have been part of successful scaling OER. Panelists discussed the policies and plans,...

eLearning Consortia Innovations from CA and NY

14 Jun 2016

WCET has long supported multi-institution consortia in their collective efforts to improve services for their member institutions and, ultimately, their students. In this webcast, we heard about innovations at two of the largest consortia in North America. The California...