Tag Archives: WCET

WCET14 Student Panel: What do students think of online education?

Yesterday at the WCET14 conference in Portland I had the opportunity along with Pat James to moderate a student panel. I have been trying to encourage conference organizers to include more opportunities to let students speak for themselves – becoming … Continue reading

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Investigation of IPEDS Distance Education Data Highlights System Not Ready for Modern Trends

This article is cross-posted to the WCET blog. After billions of dollars spent on administrative computer systems and billions of dollars invested in ed tech companies, the U.S. higher education system is woefully out of date and unable to cope … Continue reading

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Is the DOE backing down on proposed State Authorization regulations?

Now witness the firepower of this fully written and delivered WCET / UPCEA /Sloan-C letter! – D. Poulin One of the policies that we’re tracking at e-Literate is the proposed State Authorization regulation that the US Department of Education (DOE) has been … Continue reading

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WCET, UPCEA & Sloan-C call on DOE to change State Authorization proposal

What does it take to get all of the higher education institutions and associations to agree? Apparently the answer is for the Department of Education to propose its new State Authorization regulations. As part of DOE’s negotiated rulemaking process over the … Continue reading

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A response to new NCES report on distance education

By Phil Hill and Russ Poulin, cross-posted to WCET blog Last week the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a new report analyzing the new IPEDS data on distance education. The report, titled Enrollment in Distance Education Courses, by State: … Continue reading

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