Making a Business Case for Joining or Not Joining SARA

To join or not to join…. that is the question.  The answer, like everything else related to state authorization is….it depends!  This blog post will identify the factors that an institution faces in making that choice. Begin with Internal Analysis Each institution must look at its own institution’s out of state activities and then analyze […]

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NANSLO Web-based Labs: Real Equipment, Real Data, Real People!

Many pressures on higher education make the services of the North American Network of Science Labs Online (NANSLO) essential.  These include growing enrollments in online courses while campus enrollments decline, the need to provide flexibility for nontraditional students, a growing demand for digital literacy, and a national emphasis on growing the number of STEM students, […]

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The Starbucks Plan: A Big Step Forward, But Challenges Remain

Our WICHE Colleague, Patrick Lane, senior policy analyst and the project coordinator for the Adult College Completion Network, shares with us today a recap, originally posted on the ACCN blog, of what the Starbucks-ASU partnership means for employees and how for many of them, as adult students with many commitments, there are still barriers the […]

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WICHE Internet Course Exchange—A Solution for Institutions with Declining Budgets

Guest post by Kelley Brandt, Assistant Director of Distance Education at Boise State University.  Kelley also serves as the WICHE ICE PIC Coordinator organizing communications and activities among the participating institutional representatives.  Broadening student access to experts through collaboration Social work students at the University of Alaska Anchorage currently enroll in online courses taught by […]

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