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WCET Announces 2013 Managing Online Education Survey Results

The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) has announced the results of its 2013 Managing Online Education Survey. The survey focuses on “practices that promote quality in online education, especially in terms of an institution demonstrating leadership or providing services that enhance faculty and student success,” according to the executive summary.

Recent Seminars

Are You Offering Quality Online Education? How Do You Know?

The structure of the entire program is as important as the structure of the individual course. And there are clear standards for assessing how well an online program is supporting both faculty and students. Led by Kaye Shelton, PhD, this seminar focuses on research into the seven key measurable aspects of quality in online education, as outlined in a research study by the Institute for Higher Education Policy in 2000, re-affirmed and updated in 2010 by a panel of 43 seasoned online education administrators.

Online Seminar • Recorded on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Ensuring Online Program Quality with the eQuality Model

Concerns about the quality of distance learning have been a hot topic lately. From media headlines to the recent legislative challenges of the Higher Education Opportunity Act, questions about quality are being asked over and over again. Now it’s time to provide some answers–and improve your program in the process.

audio Online Seminar • Recorded on Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

‘Managing Online Education’ Study Sheds New Light on the Operations Side of Online Programs

A survey of senior campus officials responsible for managing online and distance education programs revealed some interesting findings, including almost half of the participants not knowing whether their program is profitable.