WCET Webcasts

WCET webcasts explore topics in digital learning and feature expert presenters. Webcasts are generally hosted on the third Thursday of the month. Most webcasts are free and open to everyone; however, some are reserved for WCET and State Authorization Network members.

Webcasts are recorded, and you can access those archives on our YouTube channel or by visiting the event pages. Recordings for member-only webcasts can be accessed via wcetMIX.

Upcoming Webcasts

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Past Webcasts

A Conversation with Peter Smith about “Free-Range Learning in the Digital Age”

28 Jun 2018

According to Allen Tough, adult learners spend an average of 15 hours per week, nearly 800 hours annually, participating in self-directed learning*. Motivations to begin such a learning journey...

UPCEA Online Leadership and Administration Policy Track

19 Jun 2018

2018 Summit Policy Track Please join us and our partners UPCEA, CAEL, and OLC, as we seek to reshape the landscape of federal and state policy. In addition to providing...

Using Behavioral Analytics to Support Student Retention

26 Apr 2018

Behavioral Analytics gathers student engagement data to inform recruitment, enrollment, and retention. It can allow institutions to learn the strengths, skills, and preferences of students, helping them to have...

Organizing and Supporting Successful Multi-Institution Consortia

03 Apr 2018

By working together, we can accomplish more than we can on our own. That is the goal of multi-institutional consortia. This was the first in a series of webcasts...

Accessibility in Courses and Services: The Exploration Begins

20 Mar 2018

In 2018, OLC and WCET explored several issues on which they could partner to better serve our membership communities. Assuring the accessibility in courses, websites, student services, and all communications rose...

Collaborative Degree Design

15 Mar 2018

Improving student success is a challenge faced by many colleges and universities across the country and commands innovative solutions. Portland State University (PSU) embraced this challenge and deployed a...

Postsecondary Institution Data Security Overview & Requirements

28 Feb 2018

A WCET and State Authorization Network (SAN) collaboration webcast.     As institutions move from the Information Age to the Virtual Age, cyberthreats are a certainty. It isn’t a...

The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence for Teaching and Learning

15 Feb 2018

What should higher education leaders be doing now to prepare for a future where Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a growing role? This webcast provided a survey of the state...

Issues and Trends in Edtech in 2018

18 Jan 2018

In 2017, trends in edtech included an increasing emphasis on open educational resources, adaptive learning, and stackable credentials. What edtech trends and issues did leaders think would impact our...

Regular and Substantive Interaction: Context, Future, and Advice

16 Nov 2017

In the wake of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Inspector General’s recommendation regarding Western Governors University, questions about federal financial aid for innovative delivery models for higher...

Learn About Being Digitally Inclusive

19 Oct 2017

A Conversation with WCET’S Digital Inclusion Award Winner This year, WCET partnered with GlobalMindED to present the inaugural Digital Inclusion Award. The Digital Inclusion Award, is not about infrastructure, it is about...

eLearning Consortia: Stories from the Past Looking to the Future

17 Aug 2017

eLearning consortia foster inter-institutional partnerships 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...

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Kim Nawrocki

Assistant Director, Events and Programs, WCET



Megan Raymond

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